Crop Packaging Plastics Potentially in Short Supply!

Manufacturers throughout Europe are struggling to get adequate supplies of polymer to produce new product. We currently have good availability on all our finished products but limited supplies of raw materials could potentially create shortages and price increases later in the season. Contact your local Carrs Billington Country Store today to secure the best deal on your Crop

Carrs Billington Rural Scholarships awarded at Newton Rigg College.

(Right to Left) Ellen Elliott; level 3 1st year Agriculture – Matthew Todhunter; level 3 2nd year Land Based Technology – Rae Tomlinson; Managing Director Carrs Billington Agriculture (Sales) Ltd – Tom Gorst; level 3 1st year Agriculture – Olivia Grindley; level 3 1st year Agriculture – Mathew Grainger; level 3 1st year Game and

Animal Productivity Health and Welfare Grant

Farmers can apply to the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) for a grant to fund technology that improves the health and productivity of their livestock as part of the Countryside Productivity Scheme.

 

How much funding is available

Grants will cover up to 40% of the total eligible costs of the proposal.This grant is a small grant, which

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME UPDATE

The new deadline for submitting Basic Payment Scheme claims in England has been extended to Monday 15th June. This also applies to the annual claim for Environmental Stewardship money. However, the land still needs to be at your disposal on 15th May.

 

There will now be no on-line claims in 2015 for BPS. It is hoped that

Split System Gives Early Lambs with Crystalyx Sheep Extra Energy and Carrs Billington EweMax Nuts

Intensive indoor lambing is helping one Lancashire sheep farming family make the most of the early lamb market.

 

Will, Stephen and Alan Vose farm with their father Bill at Blundell House Farm near Ormskirk where the main enterprises are arable crops including maincrop potatoes and a 1000 ewe flock, split into January and March lambing groups.

 

The Suffolk

Great deals on Silage sheets and crop packaging from Carrs Billington

Lower raw material costs mean that the prices of most crop protection products have reduced for 2015 and now is the best time to order for this summer.

 

Carrs Billington have the most comprehensive range of Crop Protection and Packaging products available in the UK today and continue to innovate with new products and ideas.

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Savings at Carrs Billington with the “Essential Card”

Horses as a sport, profession or hobby are expensive. There are no two ways about it! So Carrs Billington have entered into a partnership with the Equestrian Index who have launched their Essentials card today to help you save  money.  

 

As a horse owner you have limited time to find discounts on products. Generally you expect

Raw material Market Update

Dramatic swings in exchange rates are currently having a noticeable impact on our raw materials markets. The Euro has weakened following the start of the Eurozone quantitative easing programme and the US dollar has strengthened on the back of an improving economy. The pound has dropped over 20 cents against the dollar in the last year but improved

0% Finance – Krone, The Power of Green

Cut costs, spread payments and rake in the profits with our 3 year 0% finance scheme tailored to suit your cash flow.

 

By buying into Krone’s expertise, you’ll become king of the field, working in confidence knowing you’re strengthening your business and reducing downtime with our low maintenance machines, allowing you to be in the field when

Chris Hamilton; Chairman of AHDA

Carrs Billington would like to congratulate Chris Hamilton who has recently been appointed Chairman of AHDA, (Animal Health Distribution Association). 

 

 

The overriding mission and purpose of AHDA is to promote  the rights of its members who represent 90% of the distribution industry, to sell and supply the range of prescription Animal Health medicines not requiring Veterinary