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Garfield Weston Foundation

The Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust




The Princes Countryside Fund

Massey Ferguson introduces the world’s first 200 hp four-cylinder tractor - The MF 6718 S

12 October 2016

Massey Ferguson is pleased to announce it is setting a new standard with the introduction of the MF 6700 S Series, which includes the world's first 200 hp, four-cylinder agricultural tractor. Its unrivalled four-cylinder power, manoeuvrability and agility puts the MF...

Cloud solution for location-independent robot control

12 October 2016

With the MARS research project, AGCO/Fendt has developed small robot units which, with the assistance of a cloud-based solution, can be controlled independent of location during sowing operations. Sowing operations can be planned and monitored at any time using the...

AGCO Introduces New 3200 Series Corn Head

12 October 2016

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 1, 2016) – AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, is offering a wider range of harvesting options for corn growers with the introduction of the 3200 Series corn heads. "We know that our...

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On-site Bio-Energy - How Can Farmers Benefit?

03 November 2016; Live Event
Aspatria Rugby Union Club, Aspatria

A unique opportunity to visit one of Britain’s most advanced on-site Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plants at First Milk’s Aspatria creamery and to explore how bio-energy technologies can be deployed...

Using Technology to Improve Welfare & Performance in Broilers

08 November 2016; Farm Walk
Lower Farm, Chesterfield

Join poultry farmer David Speller to learn about how technology is used to stabilise shed environments, improve bird health & welfare, including the potential to reduce the use of medication and...

Soil Health for Grasslands

14 November 2016; Seminar
Westmorland County Agricultural Society Ltd, Milnthorpe

Join Stephen Briggs & David Gardner for a day of interactive workshops on building soil health in grassland farming systems.

Introduction to Precision Livestock Farming

22 November 2016; Seminar
Westmorland County Agricultural Society, Milnthorpe

Join Richard Lloyd, Precision Livestock Manager at IfA and Charlotte Johnston, Red Tractor, for an introduction to precision livestock farming covering pig, poultry, beef, sheep and dairy.

Soil Life: The Biology Beneath Your Feet

23 November 2016; Seminar
Newark and Nottingham Showground,

Join Stephen Briggs, Innovation for Agriculture's Soil & Water Manager, for the seminar "Soil Life: The Biology Beneath Your Feet" at the Midlands Machinery Show this year.

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