Following the increased interest by pig farmers in information communication technology and real-time monitoring on pig farms, Farmex is rebranding all its data services under the Barn Report Pro banner. It will be dropping the Guardian Action name currently used for some of its services.
Mark Hodgkinson will be the new contracts manager for Staffordshire-based ARM Buildings. Mark has been with the company in the position of senior site foreman for over 30 years. He is perfect for this position and is he is a recoginesed face amongst pig farmers.
Do farmers understand temperature lift in a piggery and its implications for the pigs? Tim Miller, environmental specialist with ARM Buildings suggests that this is not the case with many farmers. But, with warmer weather on the way, this is something that should be considered, he says.