Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme - UPDATE

A number of changes have been confirmed today to the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme

BBC 4 - Dairy Crest acquisition; UK sheep farming; weighing cattle.
Did you miss the Beef Monitor on Farming today - Listen now on BBC sounds read the review here...The UK milk processor Dairy Crest has announced it's being acquired by a Canadian company, in a move it says will be "good news" for the 330 farmers who supply its milk. Last week, the firm confirmed it was being bought by Montreal-based Saputo, one of the biggest dairy processors in the world - in a deal worth just under £1 billion. Caz Graham finds out what this means for the company's farmers and its future, speaking to Dairy Crest's CEO Mark All..
NSA Welsh Sheep 2019 – 21st May 2019

NSA Welsh Sheep 2019 will be held on Tuesday 21st May 2019, at Glynllifon College, LL54 5DU.

Royal Cornwall Show - Awards
We are delighted to have been presented with two awards at the 2017 Royal Cornwall Show.Our Draft Pro three-way grafting gate with four-point weighing received a 'Gold Medal Award' in the Machinery Competition.Our NEW Calving Cube, a highly portable and versatile product received a 'Highly Recommended' in the Machinery Competition.Find out more about DRAFT PROFind out more about CALVING CUBE..
Combi Clamp - Gold Medal Honour

Combi Clamp - Gold Medal Honour

NBA Beef Expo – 23rd May 2019

The National Beef Association’s 2019 Beef Expo will be held at North West Auctions, Kendal, on Thursday 23rd May 2019.

Animal Productivity Health and Welfare Grants

Farmers can apply to the Rural Payments Agency (RPA)

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Capital Grant Scheme Opens for Farmer Applicants in March
Capital grants of between £2,500 and £35,000 will be on offer from next month to help farmers buy equipment to improve productivity.Part of the Rural Development Programme, The Countryside Productivity scheme will invest £141m over the course of the current Cap regime until 2020 on a range of support for farm and forestry businesses.In this first tranche of capital grant offers, £5m will be available to farmers, foresters and other land managers to invest in equipment and innovative technology (see list right). However the grants are competitive so only the best submissions w..
We are delighted to announce the official opening of our new facility in Neachells Lane, Willenhall, West Midlands on 10th August 2015.  This new facility replaces our previous Willenhall factory, which after 4 years we had simply outgrown.The new facility allows the business to bring in new processes and manufacture a wider range of the Ritchie product portfolio in the heart of England, close to many of our customers and central to the regional divisions covered by our customer services representatives.With this new facility, customers will enjoy improved logistics, enhan..
Royal Highland Show – 20th to 23rd June 2019

The Royal Highland Show is the title given to a whole range of competitions, demonstrations, entertainment and activities.

Royal Norfolk Show – 26th to 27th June 2019

It’s show time! Come and enjoy the best of Norfolk in just a day (or two!). There’s something for everyone at The Show this year!

NSA Sheep Northern Ireland – 1st July 2019

To be held at Ballymena Livestock Market, County Antrim, BT42 4QJ.

Great Yorkshire Show – 9th to 11th  July 2019
The 161st Great Yorkshire Show is set to be spectacular, celebrating the very best of food, farming and rural life.
Royal Welsh Show – 22nd to 25th July 2019
The pinnacle event in the British agricultural calendar, the Royal Welsh Show, will be held on 22 - 25 July 2018 at the showground in Llanelwedd.
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