December 5th 2018
The grain market can be a hostile environment, and becomes ever more volatile. CPM seeks expert advice on how to use it to your advantage. It’s important to work with someone you trust. By Tom Allen-Stevens Editor of CPM Magazine Your attitude to risk may largely define your marketing strategy, and when dealing with a volatile market, […]Read more
June 8th 2018
Making the right seed choices this autumn are key considerations for every UK grower, so how does the UK’s largest farmer-owned co-operative make the right ones? CPM tours Openfield’s seed plant and asks the man with the answers. You wouldn’t describe a person by numbers, and it’s the wrong way to judge every aspect of a variety, […]Read more
April 3rd 2018
Openfield talks to the Telegraph Business Club about how its farming grain co-operative works and how they interlinks with best-known names in the British food and drink manufacturing industry Watch the associated video using this link. The Openfield Partnership is the UK’s only national farming grain co-operative. It produces approximately four million tonnes of grain […]Read more
September 20th 2017
Farming is the second largest industry sector in the UK’s co-operative economy, with 436 farming co-ops owned by 153,000 farmers. These co-ops turned over £7.4bn in 2016 and are behind some of the biggest British food brands. One of them is Openfield, which supplies over 150,000 tonnes of British wheat into a nationwide milling network […]Read more
August 4th 2017
In a bid to improve quality and efficiency, Openfield, the farmer co-operative, has invested £250,000 into its seed production plant, to provide growers with high-quality seed and an unrivalled seed service.Read more
August 1st 2017
Farmer co-op Openfield has got exports off to a flying start this season, with 10 boats loaded with 40,000t of new crop barley and oilseed rape since harvest began.
Three oilseed rape shipments totalling about 8,000t have left the UK and seven feed barley boats holding a total of 32,000t.Read more
The 2019 Staffordshire County Show will be held at the Showground on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th May.
North West Crops Evening – Tuesday 4th June 2019, 6pm
By kind permission of Edd & Lucy Houghton and Groobarbs
Wild Farm, Mag Lane, High Legh, Cheshire, Sat Nav WA13 0TF
Just off the A50 Warrington to Knutsford Road. Turn onto Mag Lane just by the Linear Art Gallery
All welcome. To help us with catering please reserve your place by contacting the NFU North West Office on 01695 554 900 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kenilworth Show – a fun filled, action packed, exciting and educational day!
Saturday 8th June 2019,
Experience a true celebration of rural Lincolnshire with an eclectic mix of breathtaking entertainment, food, shopping, music, horticulture and farm life – creating the perfect family day.
19 and 20 June 2019
Venue: Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln, LN2 2NA
Dates for the 2019 event are Tuesday 9 to Thursday 11 July which will be the 161st show
The Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show is one of the largest one day agricultural shows in the south, held on the Turnpike Showground in North Dorset.
Wednesday 14 August 2019
This year’s Midlands Machinery Show will be held on the 20th and 21st November at the Newark Showground.