Wooler mart open evening for farmers

Harrison & Hetherington’s Wooler mart will host an event about rural services on offer in the area on Tuesday, March 1.

H&H Group’s Chief Executive, Brian Richardson, will be introducing the H&H staff and the new range of services that rural customers can access.

“The aim is to provide an introduction to the H&H Group of companies and the services and products we can provide for our Northumberland customers,” said Mr Richardson.

Dr James Taylor, Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University, will give a talk on the recent developments in precision pasture farming.

Steven Swift will be giving a brief over-view about Rural Protect, an insurance policy designed to protect farmers from litigation.

The evening’s final speaker will be David Hannon, Head of Agriculture UK for Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank. He will provide the current view from the perspective of the bank.

The event begins at 6.30pm. Anyone wishing to attend should contact Carolyn Charlton, on 01228 406232.