Farming

Farming

The success story of the John Deere GP

February 16, 2018

John Deere’s first own design of tractor after its buyout of the Waterloo Gas Engine Co, the Model D, was a huge success but it was soon shown to be deficient after International Harvester launched its Farmall range of tractors. These tractors, as the named suggests, were able to do all farm tasks, including cultivation and belt work, and more importantly had the ability to work on inter-row tasks in growing crops.

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Spring show all set to pull in crowds again

February 16, 2018

The Royal Northern Spring Show, to be held this year at its usual venue of Thainstone Centre on Wednesday, February 28, continues to go from strength-to-strength with every inch of available trade stand space sold and a waiting list of companies desperate to be accommodated.

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Labour Party unveils animal welfare policy

February 15, 2018

A ban on live exports of animals, the introduction of mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses and a consultation on the expansion of “megafarms” are among the proposals in a 50-point animal welfare draft policy document which was launched yesterday by the Labour Party.

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