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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Farming News

Good harvest marred by low market prices

50065714H004 CEREAL farmers in Tynedale could be in line for their best harvest in several years if the glorious summer continues.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Bid to bring in young blood

A WIDER uptake of share farming could enable thousands of young people to get their first foot on the farming ladder according to the CLA.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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NFU puts Tesco in firing line

50065717H003 NFU president, Meurig Raymond, has strongly criticised Tesco’s decision to heavily promote New Zealand lamb in the middle of the prime season for British lamb, given previous commitments that they have made.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Hexham:Twin towns share memories of war

TYNEDALE folk have returned from a poignant visit to Hexham’s twin town in France to commemorate the events of the First World War.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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NFU staff get on their bikes to raise £2,500 for national charity

hxnfucycle A TEAM of farm insurance workers used pedal power to raise over £2,500 in aid of an agricultural charity.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Hexham auctioneers lead huge sale of machinery

AUCTIONEERS from Hexham mart have been appointed to conduct the biggest sale of agricultural machinery in the North of England for decades.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Haltwhistle: Half marathon attracts international field

MORE than 500 people from around the world will descend on a Tynedale farm on Sunday.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Initiative bridges gap

AN initiative aimed at bridging the gap between farmers and scientific research has been launched by the Royal Agricultural Society of England.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Coast-to-coast

A TEAM of farmers cycled through Tynedale as they completed a coast-to-coast fund-raising challenge.

Last updated 25 June 2014
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Nominations sought

PIG farmers in Tynedale who have made a significant contribution to the industry could be in line for an award.

Last updated 25 June 2014
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Record-breaking Limousin bull heads up breed showcase

THE cream of the crop from five nationally renowned pedigree Limousin herds will be going under the hammer in Carlisle next month.

Last updated 25 June 2014
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Having a field day

YOUNG farmers from Tynedale are set to take part in the Northern Area Field Day tomorrow.

Last updated 25 June 2014
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Bovine TB strategy is working – minister

DEFRA has announced new measures to tackle bovine TB, as figures released this week show new cases of the disease have fallen to their lowest level for a decade.

Last updated 25 June 2014
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Make your business future-proof

FARMERS from Tynedale will have the chance to learn how to make their businesses future proof.

Last updated 25 June 2014
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Going native

THE North-East showing community is invited to a new show dedicated to the native pony on Saturday, June 28, at Crescent Farm in Throckley.

Last updated 25 June 2014
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Hexham hands over Expo reins

BEEF Expo organisers have confirmed that next year’s national event will take place in North Yorkshire.

Last updated 25 June 2014
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Supermarkets blamed for alarming fall in beef price

TYNEDALE’S beef farmers say an alarming drop in the price of beef is a major concern for the livestock industry.

Last updated 25 June 2014
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Farmers invited to give nature a safe new home

FARMERS in the Allen Valleys could play a vital role in a new national initiative by helping wildlife to thrive on their land.

Last updated 18 June 2014
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Tradition returns to help celebrate show’s centenary

CELEBRATIONS to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gilsland Agricultural Society Show got under way in style last weekend.

Last updated 18 June 2014
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Expert advises energy audit

FARMERS have been urged to take advice before starting renewable energy schemes on their land.

Last updated 18 June 2014
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