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Teenager given suspended jail sentence after sickening footage revealed cruelty to cattle

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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.

3:04pm Friday 28 April 2017

Novice cyclist to cycle from Lands End to John o' Groats to raise money for charity

Andrew Cobner, who is due to cycle from Lands End to John o' Groats to raise money for Send a Cow

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.

1:01pm Saturday 29 April 2017

Farmland market proves resilient, despite lingering property sales

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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.

3:12pm Wednesday 26 April 2017

Grassland survey shows science pays

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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.

10:31am Wednesday 26 April 2017

Innovation abounds at Grassland & Muck

Woman farmer turns the hay with a hay fork  in the italians alps

The Grassland & Muck event promises even more new machinery, equipment and innovative products this year, alongside exclusive new launches.

11:35am Saturday 22 April 2017

Top judges announced for this year's Royal Bath & West Show

Livestock has been at the heart of the Royal Bath & West Show ever since its first event in 1852

The Royal Bath & West Show have appointed two new judges, both new to the show but with years of experience in the industry.

1:03pm Friday 21 April 2017

Last call for trade stands at Devon’s largest annual event

Last call for trade stands at Devon’s largest annual event

South West and national businesses are invited to take part in Devon's largest annual event, the Devon County Show.

9:01am Sunday 23 April 2017

Act now to prevent parasitic disease in livestock

Male castor bean tick, Ixodes ricinus nymph on textile

Sheep and cattle farmers are being advised to implement stringent parasite control strategies this spring by Merial Animal Health's veterinary adviser Sioned Timothy.

9:02am Saturday 22 April 2017

Get the most out of grass with these top tips

Field of spring fresh green grass

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.

9:01am Tuesday 4 April 2017

New spring gift cards launched featuring witty designs

The Devon County Show has launched a brand new range of spring gift cards in time for Easter

The Devon County Show has launched a new range of spring gift cards, just in time for Easter.

1:01pm Monday 3 April 2017
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