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Madge Moore, new chairman of the Yorkshire Food, Farming and Rural Network

New chairman takes the helm at Yorkshire Food, Farming and Rural Network

Wombleton sheep sale

Record entry at Wombleton sheep sale

Countryside Live Supreme Beef British Blue heifer Minion owned by Sally and Neil Lloyd from Leominster

12,000 people flock to Countryside Live event in Harrogate

Robin Asquith

Farm manager celebrates runners-up finish in Farmer’s Weekly Awards

Gill Mellor, Wold Top Brewery; Kevin Hollinrake MP and Karl Butler, Great Yorkshire Brewery outside the Co-op Picture: David Burrows

MP gets taste of local food on offer at Co-op

Stanhope Show: Farming communicator Mike Keeble gives the crowds a speech on farming in the upper dales as winners paraded on a trailer in the main ring...... (40572748)

Tributes to rural champion

Fadmoor sale

Buyers flock to Fadmoor sale

Jimmy Fawcett is pictured (right)  with the 2014 Skipton Christmas prime beef supreme champion. Also pictured are (from left) Edward Fawcett, co-judge Joe Woolley, William and Carl Fawcett, co-judge and buyer James Robertshaw

Auctioneer Jimmy hopes to inspire others at Yorkshire Agricultural Society’s careers event

A combine harvesting rape near Leavening    Picture: Tim Sollitt of J Woods

Harvest 2015 underway after shaky start

Farmers warned on cables

Farmers warned on cables

Bjorn the Polar Bear

Great Yorkshire Show's little sister ready to welcome visitors

Longhand Data Ltd managing director, Roger Young, discusses the new scientific technique of food authentication with Harrowells Solicitors commercial department partner, Susie Mortonson, left, and Harrowells commercial division solicitor and compliance sp

York scientists launch new food safety testing technique to revolutionise global authenticity

Joan Kent and granddaughter Annabel with rabbits

New face for country show

Rural crime up in region despite national decline

Rural crime up in region despite national decline

A cow peeps through a gap in the hedge

Walkers warned of the dangers of cattle

Richard Thompson, who looks after the Ruswarp branch of Green's Farm Supplies Ltd, and Rachel Murdoch, who looks after the firm's Malton branch

Ryedale Show was a success

Harvest coming up real cropper

Harvest coming up real cropper

Helen Martin, agricultural course manager at Bishop Burton College

Farming students benefit from £30,000 drone

Paul and Helen Hudson present a cheque to members of Ryedale and Driffield Stroke Support Groups.

Wheelie good tractor run raises more than £3,000 for Ryedale and Driffield Stroke Support Groups

James Brook

Search begins for top young farmer

Rev Canon Leslie Morley with the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and the Royal Agriculture Benevolent Institution (RABI) award

Priest honoured for work in rural community

The inaugural Shetland Pony Grand National held in the Main Ring. Picture: Matt Clark

Right Royal opening day at the Great Yorkshire Show

Grain of uncertainy

Grain of uncertainy

Museum manager Kevin Simms at the event in 2014

Ryedale Folk Museum gears up for tractor day

Meurig Raymond

Breakfast call for farmers at Great Yorkshire Show

Organisers of Saltersgate Country Show and Sports are inviting people to find a name for these pups

Appeal to help name five puppies

BBC presenter Gareth Barlow will be commentating at Malton Show

TV presenter adds his voice to show

Steven Clarke, the new president for Malton Show

New president for Malton Show


NFU in a rallying call to new government

Wild grey partridges, which were once common across the country but have suffered an 86 per cent decline  Picture: Peter Thompson

Good signs for grey partridges

Dale Lowther

‘He thinks he’s a dog’

Farm manager at Bishop Burton College Phil Richardson

College trialling microchip id system for its sheep

Alan Tate-Smith

Alan Tate-Smith appointed as Malton Show chairman

Freda Cockerill,  who is the new president of Ryedale Show

Ryedale Show elects new president

Hedgehogs remain a favourite garden visitor

RSPB survey results flutter in

Bill Cowling

Show director’s lifetime achievement prize

Two satellite-tagged cuckoos have made it back to the UK, having left for the winter in Africa 10 months earlier

Cuckoos fly back after 10 months

Reader Peter Williamson spotted this field near Coulton, which he believes has been ploughed by a farmer with an eye for design

Market pressure hits wheat price

Rosey Dunn launches Great British Beef Week with Bishop Burton College students Charlotte Dring and Jess Milner

Rosey Dunn flies the flag for beef

Cereals are generally down by £50 a tonne compared to last year

Price falls a bitter pill to swallow

Bernard Simpson, with his 1959 Fordson Dexta, preparing for the Beadlam tractor run in May  Picture: Richard Doughty

Drivers urged to sign up for 13th Beadlam Tractor Run

Will urbanites see sense on badgers?

Will urbanites see sense on badgers?


Future of biofuels in MEPs hands, says NFU

The week raises awareness of declining suckler herd

Celebrating all that is good about British beef

Minette Batters, NFU deputy president

Concerns raised over jab change

Falconer Ray Pickle with Homa, a Saker falcon

Ryedale Game and Country Fair organisers hope for regular diary date

Last year's Tractor Fest at Newby Hall

Tractors trundle towards a world record turn-out

PAPERWORK: Time to take stock

We are at the right time to take stock

Blackbird - one of the most common birds seen on farmland this winter

Birds flock to farmland during million acre count

The NFU is concerned that lower standard imports could leave Britain on an uneven playing field and undermine consumers’ values

‘Production standards abroad must not undermine Britain’ say NFU


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