Six months after expanding its food business by buying Saxon Foods, a Hull-based business has boosted its commercial operations yet again with the purchase of another subsidiary company, with help from leading Yorkshire and Humber law firm James Legal Solicitors.
Applications are now open for Yorkshire Water’s first Beyond Nature starter farm.
The utilities company, which is the second-largest landowner in Yorkshire, is looking to rent Scow Hall Farm to a young farmer as part of its mentoring scheme.
Born into a military family in the historic market town of Beverley, East Yorkshire, Paul Levitt has always been intrigued by the past.
His latest book, Yorkshire: A Story of Invasion, Uprising and Conflict explores the counties eventful and stormy past.
One of the country’s largest family-owned farming business has teamed up with a leading agricultural college to launch a new academy which will train the industry’s future workforce.
JSR Farms will run its new academy in partnership with Bishop Burton College to give aspiring young farmers the opportunity to launch an exciting career in the sector.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, will launch the Country Land and Business Association’s, (CLA) national campaign against hare-coursing this week.
Graham will be joined by the CLA, a representative from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office, the Holderness Farm Watch co-ordinator, the specialist Rural Crime police officer, East Riding of Yorkshire Councillors and local farmers.
Families across East Yorkshire and beyond turned out in their hundreds to find out more about the world of farming at Bishop Burton College.
The agricultural college, near Beverley, held its Open Farm Sunday event, in partnership with LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming), at the weekend.
BREXIT, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and fuel price trends will be the topics up for discussion at the inaugural Rix Agricultural Open Day in April.
Keynote speakers Duncan Lambert, director of Rix Petroleum, Mark Todd, UK Wholesale Business Manager from global Energy Company Phillips 66, and farmer and NFU board member Guy Poskett, will address the region’s farmers at the event on Wednesday, April 12th at the Rix Pavilion in Driffield.
Beverley Food Festival has been named a Northern Champion in the Countryside Alliance Awards wining a place at the national finals that will held at the House of Lords.
Dubbed the rural Oscars judges praised organisers for their energy and the quality of the event that pulled in over 30,000 people last October.
An advanced new fuel designed to ensure farmers across East Yorkshire meet the latest off-road engine emission standards has been launched by leading family fuel supplier Rix Petroleum.