Farming has always been a profession that requires dedication and skill, while in 2014 with so many rules and regulations for farmers to follow it’s a wonder anyone stays in the business at all. Here on a lighter hearted note we are going to take a look at some of the great farming magazines out there filled with lots of information tips and current issues for farmers to browse over when they have a spare minute or two.
Farmers Weekly is one of the leading publications for farmers in 2014 that is available in print, for the iPad or online whichever format readers prefer. The magazine is packed with news, advice, sales of farming equipment, jobs in farming and everything farmers need to know about current farming events in the UK.
Farmers Weekly has all the latest regarding livestock, poultry, farm life and the weather, while the Farmers Weekly Awards will take place this year in October with places at the event bookable through their website. Readers can subscribe via the website to the magazine that is available for tablet, tablet and print or print only it’s your choice. Savings of up to 50% can be made when ordering online, while farmers can
Follow the latest industry news
Read practical business advice
Tips from other farmers
Buy and sell equipment and machinery through the magazine
Read the latest farming job vacancies.
Farmers Guardian is available in shops and via online subscription where readers can save 55p on the cover price when ordering via the website. Readers may order quarterly or annually, while a free gift of wellies is also offered at the moment for those who sign up. Farmers Guardian is the UK’s only weekly newspaper for farmers offering information regarding latest news and legislation plus issues relating to local farmers too.
The newspaper also offers a classifieds service where machinery and equipment may be bought and sold, arable updates and latest market prices, while a useful forum enables farmers to discuss issues openly. Farmers, who care about their herds, want their crops to be the best must surely subscribe to this essential newspaper. Delivered first class every week this is a must read for up and coming farmers in 2014.
British Farmer and Grower Magazine
The British Farmer and Grower Magazine is the NFU’s flagship magazine that is packed full of great farming advice, business advice, union members’ news, farming features both in the UK and abroad plus a whole host of competitions to enter too. Much of the farming news is localised meaning there is something to interest local farmers wherever they are located. The magazine is free to NFU members, while prospective members can take a look at a preview of the latest edition in order to see just what’s on offer to those who order the British Farmer and Grower Magazine.
Championing British agriculture is the aim of this great publication therefore farmers everywhere must subscribe to this informative magazine in order to not miss out on the latest farming news and views.
Organic Farming Magazine
The Organic Farming Magazine is the UK’s leading publication on organic farming and growing. Available to order via the Soil Association website this great magazine is published three times a year. Readers can keep up with the latest organic farming news, market information and policy issues that affect their livelihoods and procedures, while the superb advertising section of the magazine is really useful.
Organic Farming Magazine has technical features plus reports on the very latest in research and field lab information. Members of the Soil Association get the magazine free therefore membership is a great move for organic farmers to make. Subscription alone costs £20.00 per year, while farmers can read about vet’s views, market prices and all the latest there is to know about all things organic.
As the magazine title indicates this magazine not only deals with the buying and selling of agricultural equipment and machinery but also livestock, buildings and supplies. Subscribing for a year just now will get the reader 12 copies for £19.50. This monthly magazine is delivered free of charge to subscribers too. The magazine is distributed throughout the UK and Northern Ireland so reaching a wide readership.
Agricultural Trader boasts hundreds of new adverts posted every month with categories that include harvesters, livestock equipment, spreaders and sprayers, forage and hay, forestry and hedging, tillage, tractors and trailers. Contractors also advertise here including farm helpers and other experts in the farming sector. If it’s a local show or event you seek then look no further as this magazine advertises all the latest that is going on in the farming world. Subscribers can also register for email alerts should the product you are seeking come available through the magazine.