6 Agricultural and Farming Facts

Farming is an integral and vital part of numerous industries and the economy. Farmers supply their products to huge food industries within the market, such as supermarkets and manufacturers, leading to agriculture becoming the backbone of the UK! They …

The British Farming Awards 2017

Farming and agriculture play a huge part in our everyday lives. The industry influences us much more than we think, with farmers working tirelessly every day to provide us with services and foods we buy in the supermarkets.

For the …

Spotlight On: Teagle

 The History of Teagle

Teagle Machinery was established in 1943 by William Thomas Teagle, on a family farm close to Truro in Cornwall. In the early 1920’s, a 19-year-old William was left to run the 300-acre family farm. In the …

2017 Farming Events to Watch Out For (Part 2)

Whether you have been an attendant of various farming networking events this year already or not, it’s always good to be aware of upcoming events and opportunities available to you. Advice, news and advancements in your industry are readily available …

2017 Farming Events to Watch Out For (Part 1)

Networking can be incredibly valuable for farmers. Not only can you share ideas, experiences and tips, it can be a great way of building beneficial relationships that can have an impact on the way you trade. Farming and agriculture events …

Vehicle Security on Farms: Keeping Your Tractors & Fuel Safe

As the nights begin to draw in, the threat to farmers’ property always increases and, as you’ll know, each year police issue warnings to farm owners to be vigilant. One of the primary areas to keep a watchful eye over …

Importing Food vs. Local Grown: Which is Best?

Food helps to sustain us, keeping both our bodies and minds healthy. Its flavour and nutritious value play a big part in choosing where to buy food from. Buying local is typically associated with healthier choices, while imported food speaks …

Teaching City Children About Farming

Teaching city children from a very young age about food and the natural world helps develop their emotional skills. If children’s only knowledge of farms and animals is from watching TV and they don’t see them physically, then they will …

Following The Bread Crumb Trail: Food Traceability and its Effect on Food Production

In the modern world, food products have become increasingly more complicated: food flavourings, colourings, food chemicals, unseen sugars and salt. There is a growing awareness in the consumer with regards to where their food comes from and what exactly goes …

How John Deere Tractors Came to Dominate the Landscape

All modern farms have a wide assortment of farming machinery. There are specialised machines for ploughing, carrying, and lifting, among others. Farm tractors speed up the production of food, allowing farmers to complete intensive cultivation jobs. Tractors are cost effective …