6:35am Friday 29th August 2014
5:10am Thursday 28th August 2014
5:47am Thursday 28th August 2014
Cattle: Preston Farmers’ Cup (reserve dairy animal); Mellin Cup (best local dairy animal) and Fritsilver Trophy (best local cow in calf) - IR and D Wellock; Wolfenden Trophy (champion dairy animal), Arla Foods Trophy (best cow in milk) and Clowes Cup (best cattle group) - GW and M Coates; Verity Cup (best local heifer in calf) - A Ayrton; Townson Bros Trophy (champion Highland) and Willis Trophy (best Highland cow) - G Braines; Thompson Cup (best pure bred breeding animal), Bob Taylor Cup (champion commercial beef), Stephenson Family Cup (champion pure bred), Foster Memorial Trophy (most points in cattle section) and Bollthwaite Trophy (best homebred male or female, any breed) - JW Stephenson.
7:39am Thursday 28th August 2014
CRAVEN Cattle Mart's fortnightly sale of store lambs saw an increased entry of 6,828 head sell at an overall average of £55.69 per head, up £1.27 on the previous year’s corresponding fixture last Wednesday.
7:35am Thursday 28th August 2014
7:34am Thursday 28th August 2014
4:26am Thursday 28th August 2014
WITH numbers short around the country, the turnout of 3,234 prime lambs at Skipton Auction Mart’s Bank Holiday Monday sale held their value selling at an overall average of £69.72 per head or 164.4p/kg.
6:26am Thursday 21st August 2014
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5:24am Thursday 21st August 2014
4:25am Thursday 21st August 2014
ANOTHER increased entry of 4,159 prime sheep at Skipton Auction Mart’s weekly Monday sale produced a visible change in the market place, as processors sought to secure well-finished lambs, demonstrated by their willingness to bid well for good meated types, while shying away from lambs that lacked finish.
4:24am Thursday 21st August 2014
9:16am Saturday 16th August 2014
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7:06am Thursday 14th August 2014
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6:24am Thursday 14th August 2014
FATHER and son "milk men" Malcolm and Robert Swires returned to the Craven Dairy Auction show arena after a long break and made an immediate impact when securing a virtual clean sweep of the leading spoils at the opening August show at Skipton Auction Mart on Monday.
6:23am Thursday 14th August 2014
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4:39am Thursday 14th August 2014
THE National Farmers Union (NFU) is using today [August 7] to highlight the backward slide of food security in UK food production as self-sufficiency has dropped two per cent year-on-year to 60 per cent – despite British farmers being geared up to produce more.
4:02pm Saturday 9th August 2014
5:56am Friday 8th August 2014
6:41am Thursday 7th August 2014
4:38pm Thursday 7th August 2014
KEELHAM Farm Shop in Thornton, Bradford, again demonstrated its unremitting support for local farming when snapping up both the prime cattle and lamb champions for the day’s leading prices at Skipton Auction Mart’s August shows and sales. (Mon, Aug 4)
6:28am Thursday 7th August 2014
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9:48am Sunday 3rd August 2014
8:38am Thursday 31st July 2014
6:46am Thursday 31st July 2014
5:47am Thursday 31st July 2014
SEAN Hickey made an infrequent excursion into the dairy show arena at Skipton Auction Mart and was rewarded when his first prize newly calven heifer clinched championship honours at the main July Craven Dairy Auction.
5:44am Thursday 31st July 2014
FARMING brothers Robert, Chris and Richard Metcalfe finally got their hands on a trophy sending out the champion pen of 50 Suffolk-cross lambs at Skipton Auction Mart’s second major seasonal store lamb show and sale last Wednesday.
7:54am Friday 25th July 2014
RURAL initiatives in the Dales have received a right royal boost with the announcement that the Prince’s Countryside Fund is to invest a total of £133,936 in projects which have an impact in the area.
8:29am Thursday 24th July 2014
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9:24am Thursday 10th July 2014