agriculture

11 May 2018
Monster trucks will be helping to make a monster show at one of Shropshire’s biggest events this year. The Shropshire County Show takes place in Shrewsbury on Saturday, May 26 and there will be a packed programme of events for the whole family to enjoy at the spacious Greenhous West Mid Showground - the home of the show for more than 140 years. Displays and demonstrations will be taking place...
15 Jun 2017
Solicitors from an award winning Shropshire law firm will be hosting a series of roadshows at top events across the county this summer.   Specialists from FBC Manby Bowdler’s Agricultural & Rural Services team will visit agricultural shows and a festival to share their expert knowledge and give advice.   Lawyers from the firm’s employment, family and wills, estates and trusts teams will join...
18 May 2017
Virtual video judging is to be trialled for the first time at one of the biggest events in the country next month in a bid to ensure cattle farmers don’t miss out on showing their star attractions. Organisers of Staffordshire County Show are taking the unusual step after fears that cattle entries for this year’s event on May 31 and June 1 may be down because of TB. It will also offer the...
25 Jan 2017
Agricultural supply and retail specialist the Wynnstay Group has said its latest year-end results, announced today, are in line with expectation and reflect the pressures facing farmers. Figures for the year to end October 2016 showed that the AIM listed firm remained strong despite reduced profitability. Deflation impacted on the overall group revenue, which was down to £368.14m from £377.38m in...
26 May 2016
The top ranked agricultural law team in Shropshire is to tour the county this summer to meet with farmers and landowners at a series of rural shows. Experts from FBC Manby Bowdler will be sharing their knowledge and advice with visitors to the events, in what could be a major year of change for the farming community amid the EU Referendum. The Agricultural & Rural Services team will be joined...
25 May 2016
Visitors will be able to catch a ferry to this year’s Shropshire County Show in what is believed to be one of the only arrangements of its type in the country. The ferry will sail from the Frankwell area of Shrewsbury, along the River Severn, to a special river gate with direct access to the showground. The service, run by the Sabrina Boat team, will cost £1 per person, which is refundable when...
06 May 2016
Visitors to this year’s Shropshire County Show will have their eyes to the skies to catch a glimpse of a very special moment - a flypast from a Lancaster Bomber. The iconic aeroplane will fly over the West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury on Saturday 28 May, and organisers say it is the “icing on the cake” for what they hope will be one of the best county shows in recent years. There will be twice as...
Kay Badley, of G. N. Badley & Sons butchers, has vowed to help British farmers in their fight for lamb prices
05 Aug 2015
A family butcher in Telford has vowed to continue supporting British farmers amid a national campaign to highlight their worrying future. G.N. Badley & Sons, based in Gibbons Road, Trench, is taking part in the #nolambweek social media campaign. Bosses at the butcher’s shop, set up almost 40 years ago, have sympathised with sheep farmers after falling lamb prices resulted in many producers...
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