farming

18 Feb 2016
A fourth generation Shropshire farming family, established in the county nearly 100 years ago, has launched a new company to help other farmers generate income by taking advantage of their cattle rearing experience. Select Livestock, based near Shrewsbury, is run by father and son team John and Dan Morris who rear and grow around 1,000 cattle per year to supply leading beef processors and...
Countrywide Farmers
27 Aug 2015
Countrywide Farmers plc, the UK’s largest rural retailer, has announced a new store set to open in Shrewsbury later this month. The new store will be located at Sundorne Retail Park and will be creating 20 new jobs in the area. On Saturday 12th September, a new Countrywide store will be having its grand opening at Sundorne Retail Park in Shrewsbury; with various family-orientated events planned...
05 May 2015
During the first two weeks of May (2nd – 12th) a team of eight brave cyclists will be travelling 1,000 miles from John O’Groats to Lands End for the ‘CyclingforBryan’ challenge - raising money for Motor Neurone Disease (MND). The team will be cycling in support of Shropshire based, Bryan Challenor. The #CyclingforBryan Challenge In June 2014, Bryan Challenor, a local and well known figure in the...
AD plant on Wykey Farm in Shropshire
28 May 2014
Shropshire businesses are proving that old adage that 'where's there's muck there's brass'.  Utilisation of Anaerobic Digestion (AD) technology – breaking down organic waste to make a clean green supply of gas - continues to grow in Shropshire.  The technology is alread widely used here – with thousands of tonnes of treatment capacity already operational mainly processing animal manure, slurry...
On-farm commercial shredding and composting
18 Feb 2014
Shropshire farming and composting business Agripost Ltd. (who process all your garden waste) are making sustainability a top priority on their mixed farming unit in Cardeston near Shrewsbury.  The farm already acts as the central hub for the Councils garden waste collection and processes up to 15,000 tonnes of green waste every year helping to reduce landfill and make a high quality compost to...
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