A teenager from Somerset has been given a 12-week custodial sentence, suspended for 12 months, after covert footage showed him kicking cows and calves at a dairy farm.
A man from Mawnan Smith who had barely ridden a bike five months ago is about to embark on an epic cycle, to help raise money for charity.
A burst of activity in the farmland market since Christmas has reduced the amount of land on the market but demand for farms, and the prices paid, remains highly variable - according to an agricultural estate agency.
Farmers are taking a more measured and scientific approach to their grassland, leading to reduced fertiliser usage, but there is still plenty more that they can do according to new survey results.
The Grassland & Muck event promises even more new machinery, equipment and innovative products this year, alongside exclusive new launches.
The Royal Bath & West Show have appointed two new judges, both new to the show but with years of experience in the industry.
South West and national businesses are invited to take part in Devon's largest annual event, the Devon County Show.
Sheep and cattle farmers are being advised to implement stringent parasite control strategies this spring by Merial Animal Health's veterinary adviser Sioned Timothy.
Livestock farmers wanting to get more from their grass this summer should be walking their fields at least once a week during spring to monitor pasture quality, according to Barenbrug UK.