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Jeremy Clarkson uses virtual fencing to control his livestock
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Published: 06. Jul 2021

Jeremy Clarkson uses virtual fencing to control his livestock

As regular readers of Jeremy Clarkson’s Sunday Times farming column will know, animals view fences as a challenge.

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Norwegian virtual fencing firm picks Telford for UK base
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Published: 22. Jun 2021

Norwegian virtual fencing firm picks Telford for UK base

Telford and Wrekin is fast becoming a hub for leading agricultural technology businesses with Norwegian firm Nofence choosing Newport as its UK base.

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Norwegian virtual fencing firm makes UK home at Newport’s Agri-epi centre after support from Telford & Wrekin Council
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Published: 22. Jun 2021

Norwegian virtual fencing firm makes UK home at Newport’s Agri-epi centre after support from Telford & Wrekin Council

Telford and Wrekin is fast becoming a hub for leading agricultural technology businesses with ground-breaking Norwegian firm Nofence choosing Newport as its UK base.

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Virtual fencing is now an option on commercial livestock farmers
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Published: 14. Jun 2021

Virtual fencing is now an option on commercial livestock farmers

Virtual fencing systems can provide the same level of stock management and grazed grass utilisation as conventional paddocks and electric fencing-based options

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Farming - The bank manager may want to know your carbon audit
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Published: 04. Jun 2021

Farming - The bank manager may want to know your carbon audit

The farming industry is getting used to the idea that carbon audits will play important roles in both future support policies and in retaining or expanding market share. 
 
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Watch: Monaghan farmer to trial virtual fencing on Slieve Beagh hills
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Published: 29. Apr 2021

Watch: Monaghan farmer to trial virtual fencing on Slieve Beagh hills

A Co Monaghan farmer is trialling virtual fencing on cattle on Slieve Beagh this summer. Pat McKenna will be putting collars on 20 weanlings and strip-grazing cattle from his phone.

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Norway’s agritech innovators are ready to expand to pastures new
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Published: 28. Apr 2021

Norway’s agritech innovators are ready to expand to pastures new

Norway’s startup contingent is proving that old and new can work in tandem as its novel agricultural technology (agritech) solutions target the agricultural sector on a global scale.

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Norwegian scale-up using technology to help farmers graze animals without the need for traditional electric fences
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Published: 15. Mar 2021

Norwegian scale-up using technology to help farmers graze animals without the need for traditional electric fences

The Norwegian scale-up is the world’s first product that incorporates GPS and cellular technology into a collar specially designed for animals, allowing farmers to graze livestock on pastures without the need for traditional pennings or electric fences.

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Pioneering fenceless grazing being trialled at RSPB Geltsdale
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Published: 29. Jan 2021

Pioneering fenceless grazing being trialled at RSPB Geltsdale

GPS collars that alert cows when they reach a boundary are helping to improve habitats and boost biodiversity on a nature reserve near Brampton.

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How a beef farm manages environmentally sensitive grazing
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Published: 04. Jan 2021

How a beef farm manages environmentally sensitive grazing

Grazing in an environmentally sensitive way is not new for Farmers Weekly’s 2020 Beef Farmer of the Year, James Waight, who farms 4,400ha (10,868 acres) of some of the highest conservation-status grassland in the EU.

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