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Succession Planning

Succession Planning

This paper, written by Smiths Gore's Mike Mack, sets out to provide a guide to farming families on how they can develop a succession plan which positively drives forward both the business and the family’s objectives. The article will provide...

HGCA Grain Sampling Guide

HGCA Grain Sampling Guide

This HGCA guide brings together the key requirements for effective grain sampling for everyone involved across the supply chain, from growing to purchasing.  It seeks to minimise duplication of effort, maximising efficiency. Sampling for...

BVD Information Leaflet

BVD Information Leaflet

BVD is an extremely expensive and time consuming disease to deal with on farm. Its effect on cattle means that they may fail to reach peak performance, have a lower immunity (so suffering more respiratory and infectious diseases) and have poorer...

Soil Management for Potatoes

Soil Management for Potatoes

This guide from the Potato Council provides a greater understanding of the principles of practical soil management. Use it to help examine and understand your soil, the threats it faces and the fundamentals that can help achieve optimum returns from...