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Jennifer Mackenzie


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Foxhillfarm Naomi takes Top Honours at Royal Highland Show
Females were to the fore of the Limousin judging at the Royal Highland Show on Thursday, 20th June, when a stellar show of stock was paraded in front of the judge, Chris Jerman, of the Glangwden herd.
MPs to Probe What Has Gone Wrong with Stewardship
The TFA has welcomed the decision of the House of Commons, Environment Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, to call both RPA and Natural England officials to account.
Transition to MTD for VAT has Not been Without Issues
Many farming businesses, due to their VAT repayment position, will submit monthly VAT returns.
Second-Hand Machinery Market Remains Buoyant
As more farmers take the difficult step of auctioning off their machinery, Jack Healy of Fisher German reassures them that the second-hand machinery market remains buoyant.
Release the Full Potential of Oilseed Rape in the Rotation
United Oilseeds used its platform at Cereals 2019 to outline how British growers can release the full potential of oilseed rape as the most profitable break crop in the rotation.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 2,008 prime lambs, 689 prime hoggs and 3,815 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 20th June 2019.
Targeting Sheep Abortion will Avoid Inappropriate Antibiotic Use
With Enzootic Abortion of Ewes responsible for more than a third of abortion cases in sheep every year, a new campaign has been launched to encourage farmers to vaccinate in advance of tupping.
The EU gives Green Light to Bee Project
A new project that aims to reverse the declines of wild pollinators is set to receive a multi-million pound investment from the EU's North Sea Region Interreg Programme.
Cost Effective Slurry Cover Meets Impending Legislation
An innovative and highly adaptable solution to covering slurry stores or lagoons of any size is now available in the UK from slurry management specialist Tramspread.

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