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Ben John of Sum-It in Thame at the Livestock Event 2015

FARMING MATTERS: A day out at Livestock Event 2015

Farmers from across the country, including plenty from our area, filled the vast halls and grounds of Birmingham NEC for the annual Livestock Event held recently.

Crispin Andrews

The Ashes Column: ‘Why I hope England don’t make history this summer’

Only once in the last 50 years, has England lost an Ashes series, after winning the opening Test.

Terrick Beef farmer Geoff Brunt with National Farmers Union president Meurig Raymond at the Livestock Event 2014 at Birmingham NEC

FARMING MATTERS: A day out at the Livestock Event

The excitement was building at home this week as my annual day out arrived. Yes, it’s that time of year again, the Livestock Event at Birmingham NEC.

The Ashes Column: Crispin Andrews

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Sheep shearing

FARMING MATTERS: Shearing the sheep flock

Sheep shearing has been well under way now for some weeks, but with fleeces worth only about £1, shearing is carried out primarily for welfare reasons.

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