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How Do I Maintain My Soil PH?

The importance of maintaining adequate soil pH is something that is still overlooked by many UK farmers according to many who conduct soil sample analysis.

What Do I need To Know About Choosing My Solar Energy Provider?

The four things to check out before you sign on the dotted line for solar energy.


Will mycotoxins be an issue this winter? 2018

Daily Live Weigh Gain

Read how improvement in DLWG was made at Hennor Farm

Calf Management

Do you know the daily liveweight gain of your youngstock?

Should I Invest in Solar Energy At Home?

When the FIT was launched in 2010, the average energy bill was 12p per unit, while a 4 kW solar system cost £15,000 to install. Today, the same system would cost £5,500 against average bills of 16p per unit.

Potash After Drought Conditions - What Do I Need To Consider?

Make sure your soil analysis is up to date, then look at crop requirements to determine potash requirements.

How can I Prepare For Pasteurellosis?

I haven’t vaccinated and my sheep are dying! What do I do?

Can I Use Drones For Compatible Oestrus & Health Monitoring?

As part of HerdInsights product development programme, the company is excited to announce HerdInflight - a revolutionary drone compatible, oestrus and health monitoring gateway.

Non Burning Hydramix Lime

Making the move from a conventional lime product to Nadins Hydramix Lime in cow cubicles, has helped halve the average clinical mastitis rates and improve somatic cell counts at Middle Burrow Farm, Devon.

Well Done Alex!

After six months of gruelling preparation, Alex Monro, Director of Mole Energy Switching (, raised thousands of pounds for two cancer charities by riding in a charity horse race at Epsom, on Monday 27 August 2018.

What Next After Harvest?

Crops after the maize harvest - now is the time to consider what to do next with the land.

Get Creative with the Kids and Design a Pair of Wellies

Have a go at designing a pair of childrens' wellies, crafted under the Hawkridge brand. No grown ups allowed though we are looking for a young design talent.

Ventilate, Separate, Medicate, Vaccinate...

Bovine pneumonia stubbornly remains one of the biggest costs to the cattle industry.

Plan, Harvest, Treat, Clamp, Feed

Maize looks good this year and has benefited from the high temperatures and sunshine in June and July, however on thin soils with a low moisture holding capacity, yields will be considerably down.

Structural Fibre & Rumen pH Vital This Winter

To discuss your herd’s feeding requirements, please contact the Mole Valley Feed Solutions Feed Line on 01278 444829

Rumen Health Essential

The drought conditions have made it highly likely that many will be feeding rations with a higher proportion of concentrates, to help offset reduced stocks of silages over the coming winter months.

Time for Tesla

Solar battery storage has come a long way since that drizzly summer. So much so, in fact, that adding battery storage to a home solar system now makes sense in many cases. That’s because solar batteries can now store more power for longer, for the same price.

Is It A World Record???

The attempt to break the Guinness World Record for welly wanging seemed to be a great success, following a mass throw by 800 participants at Holsworthy & Stratton Show on Thursday 23 August.

Solar Energy For Business Proves Cost Efficient for Kenniford

Solar energy for business makes good financial sense.

Pick Of The Crop: Winter Cereals 2018

With only weeks since this year’s late spring cereal drillings, breeders and seed houses have already turned their attention to winter cereals.

Thinking Of Moving To Multi-Cut Silage Next Year?

The benefits and challenges of multi-cut silage...

Minerals: Strike the balance

Mineral assessments are easy to arrange and free to farmers. Mole Valley Farmers can also organise forage mineral analysis of grass silage now, so that autumn ration calculations can be carried and organised well in advance.

British Wool's Success Strategy

British Wool is focused on two key deliverables for sheep farmers – the price returned to producers for their wool and the levels of service delivered.

Calling All Young Stock Handlers!

Our Young Handlers competition is open for 2018.

Rumen Health

Providing adequate structural fibre and managing rumen pH will be vital this winter in light of early first cut grass silage results.

Heatstroke, Sunburn & Hot Tarmac All Affect Your Pets

Helping you to keep your pets safe and comfortable in the heat; we have some tips and advice.

Use Solar Energy During the Day & Save on Your Bills

Would you know how much power you use? Let David Stevenson, Director of Moleenergy help.

Lupins for home Grown Protein

Read about our organic lupin trial, featured on BBC's Countryfile...

Alex Monro at Epsom

Raising money for an excellent cause, Director of Moleenergy Alex Monro rides for the Willberry the Wonder Pony Charity.

Stay Safe Out There

Take a moment to stay safe and work and plan for a safe return home.

Autumn Reseeding For Productivity

Well managed grass is the cheapest feed for ruminants. Renewing pastures regularly is important to maximise productivity and maintain feed quality.

SmaXtec Boluses for Organic Herds - Livestock Management for the Better

For organic beef farmer Richard Guy, smart bolus technology has revolutionised the accuracy of the AI (Artificial Intelligence) programme used on his nucleus herd of South Devon cows.

OmniGen-AF Farms Report Data

An update on the Immunity Challenge before and after the introduction of OmniGen-AF on farm.

Switch it Up for Potentially Better Rates

Better rates and contracts on your energy bills for your business. It need not be a hassle to switch suppliers by using Mole Energy's Switching Service.

Invest in Calves For Better Lifetime Yield

Several key topics concerning the Lifetime of dairy herds were discussed at the Lifetime Dairy Conference at Wincanton recently. Experts Dr Drakley and Dr Cooke spoke to dairy farmers about the benefits of fully considering the lifetime of your herd.

Calf Hutches For Healthy Calves

How calf hutches can help keep your calves healthier and happier. Read on to find out how...

Herd Insights

To reduce labour and increase farm efficiencies William O'Brien tells us how the Herd Insights technology has helped strengthen his herd.

Vicky & Duntoatee Test Horseware's Micklem Bridle

Vicky Smith tests the Micklem Bridle from Horseware.

Welly Wangers Wanted

Welly wangers wanted

Take A Moment

Mole Valley Farmers is asking farmers to “Take a Moment” to consider their safety as part of a health and safety initiative which will launch at the Devon County Show 2018

Try our Switching Service

See if you can save money on energy bills by switching with Moleenergy.

Choosing The Best Lawnmower For You

How large is your lawn? Do you want stripes? So many things to consider when choosing a lawnmower...

Data Enthusiasm Drives Performance

Data enthusiasm drives flock performance for Peregrine Aubrey and his livestock.

Tips for Cattle At Grass

Read on for a few pointers about beef at grass from the red Meat Team's Chris Lavis...

Cream Award Winners

Mole Valley Farmers members Barry, Jack and Sam Coombes walked away with The High Yield Herd Award at the recent Cream Awards.

Lifetime Dairy - Maximise DMI for Maximum Performance

Sub-optimal dry matter intakes (DMI) during transition is one of a number of farm bottlenecks, which could be holding back overall herd performance.

Meet Emma Massingale and Her Ponies

See Emma at the 2018 Devon County Show. Find out more...

Horse's Health & Performance

The lymphatic system is not very well understood and yet it is crucial to the horse’s health and performance.

Reducing the Risk of Insulin Dysregulation

Could you identify Insulin dysregulation from PPID (Cushing's Syndrome)?

Sugar and Horses

A lot of myths and misinformation circulate about sugar. Read on to distinguish fact from fiction...

Silage & Feed Sacks Recycling Scheme

We are in discussions to develop a free agri plastics recycling scheme.

Lifetime Dairy

Lifetime Dairy is a consultation-style service, which looks at the four main stages of the cow’s life; The calf, the heifer, the transition cow and the lactating animal.

Do You Have A Holiday Cottage to Rent Out?

Any holiday cottage owners who sign up with between 1 January - 31 March 2018 quoting “MVF Newsletter” will receive £250 of Mole Valley Farmers gift vouchers! Call Mole Valley Plus on 01769 576201 for more information

Monitor Cost of Production for More Efficient Calf Rearing

Leading US dairy business consultant Matt Lange (MBA) from Wisconsin- based Compeer Financial urged farmers to take greater control of their costs structures especially forage and labour costs. Mr Lange stated farmers need to monitor costs of production and seek to increase forage value.

A Win For Our Ad at the Equus Film Festival

A win for our ad at the Equus Film Festival in New York.

Chairman's Point of View

Find out what Graeme Cock, Chairman, sees in the future.

Get the Most From Your Herd

Innovation and best practice dairy management will form the focus for expert speakers from the US and Europe at two Mole Valley Farmers Lifetime Dairy Conferences this November.

Take The pain out of Strimming

Christian Welburn investigates the effectiveness of the Stihl FSA 45 Lithium Ion battery powered grass trimmer.

High Quality Feed for Your Smallholding Animals

Welcome Back, Emma Massingale!

Emma Massingale is back after spending a month with her two young Eriskay ponies horseboarding across the Outer Hebrides.

Youngstock Management

Calf Conference 2017 - Dr Robert Corbett & Dr Alex Bach share their thoughts at Mole Valley Farmers’ first Calf Conference.

Monitoring Heat Stress

Victor Ogedegbe tells us how to reduce the effects of heat stress this summer.

Smallholder Training

Ever wondered if a smallholding was for you?

My Nuffield Scholarship - Dr. Robert Allen

Dr. Robert Allen shares the opportunities that the Nuffield Scholarship has given him.

What You Need to Know About Redwater Fever

Sylvaine Lacrosse BVetMed MRCVS, shares their advice about redwater fever.

Battery Storage - Monitor Your System, Identify Your Needs.

Any potential adopter of battery technology should have a clear understanding of where their energy usage is consumed and at what times; read on for more information.

Spring Offers

Take a peek at our latest offers...

Grazing Signals: What to Look Out For

Morys Ioan shares what to look at for to prevent "grass blindness".

Are Your Calves Drinking Enough?

Lachie Maclachlan stresses the importance of drinking water for developing rumen in calves.

Taking Your Lambing Business to The Next Chapter?

Peter Delbridge shares his advice this Lambing season.

Farmer Shareholder Offer for the Devon County Show

We have teamed up with the show organisers to bring you Farmers Friday, offering a very special event package for the 2017 Devon County Show, (Thursday 18 – Saturday 20 May), to our Farmer Shareholders. Ticket numbers are limited so early booking is advised.

Sandwich Sales Support North Devon Hospice

We are now stocking Sheppard's sandwiches in our South Molton store.

New Range of Feeds and Minerals to Complement Grazed Grass

These products complement the business’ “Optimum Lifetime Performance” initiative by offering farmers a range of exclusive products and services that aim to enhance an animal’s lifetime performance.

Win A Year's Supply of Frontline Plus

Enter our Frontline giveaway now to win a year's supply of Frontline Plus.

Electricity Costs to Rise in 2017

The farming industry has been facing new challenges caused by increased input costs and lower selling prices. Moleenergy are also facing these challenges, so we're focusing our efforts on controlling costs and increasing efficiencies.

Dairy Farmers Collect Milk Kart

Adrian and Sharon Bullus collect their prize, a brand new Milk Kart!

Lameness Causes & Prevention

Poor foot health can have a significant impact on yield, fertility and longevity and could equate to a financial loss of nearly £15,000 for an average-sized herd.

Strangles: What is it and How Can You Prevent it

Zoe Satsias of St David’s Equine Practice tells us what signs to look out for, what to do in an outbreak, and how to help prevent the disease.

Dog Obesity: The Facts

Pet obesity is on the rise. It is up to us to make healthy choices on our pets’ behalf and this can be much easier than you may think.

Local Cheese Wins Super Gold Medal at World Cheese Awards

Ford Farm's Cave Aged Goats Cheese has been named the Best British Cheese at the 29th annual World Cheese Awards in 2016! It is aged deep within the Wookey Hole caves of Somerset, giving it a deliciously nutty, earthy flavour.

Avoid Pneumonia with a Solid Vaccination Plan

Chris Gregory, Molecare Veterinary Services, answers all of your questions about vaccination plans.

Over £14,000 raised for Cancer Research UK at Holsworthy Auction

Sunday's charity auction at our Holsworthy store has raised of £14,000 for Cancer Research UK.

Pink Bale Charity Auction

Our Holsworthy store be hosting a Pink Bale Auction on Sunday 4th December in support of Cancer Research UK.

Devon Cattle Breeders World Congress 2016

Cattle breeders from all over the world come together for the Cattle Breeders World Congress.

Graffiti Bales for Cancer Research UK

Look what people have been doing with pink bale wrap for such a fantastic cause!

The Pink Takeover

We've gone pink for Breast Cancer Awareness.

Look What's Been Happening in Store...

Mole Valley Farmers, not your average store...

Mole-LYX Mineral Solutions

We've introduced a new mineral supplement range to our product portfolio. The Mole-LYX range reflects the latest research and innovation, with performance and nutrition at the forefront of our consideration.

Do You Have Mycotoxin Issues?

John Lawrence tells us how to keep mycotoxins under control.

An Evening With Emma Massingale

Come to South Molton and hear Emma Massingale talk of her latest adventure with her Connemara ponies.

Should You Be Preparing For Winter Housing?

Rachel Smithyman, Technical, tells us what signals to look out for when preparing for winter housing.

Store Vs Finishing Lambs

Rebecca Moore from the Red Meat Team shines light on the decision many are faced with this time of year.

Water: The Forgotten Essential

John Lawrence, Minerals, shines light on the often ignored essential - water.

Help For Ugandan Orphans

Send a Cow has launched its Ugandan Orphans Project and we are getting behind it.

Can You Identify the Grasses?

Can you identify the grasses making up your fields? Felicity Lenyk puts your knowledge to the test.

How the EU Referendum Will Impact The Prime Cattle Market

Robert Forster, livestock and meat issues commentator, shares how the EU referendum result will affect the prime cattle market.

Total Dairy Seminar 2016

Find out the latest thinking in practical dairy herd management from this year's Total Dairy Seminar, sponsored by Mole Valley Farmers.

Tupping Season with Mole Valley Farmers

Find out how you can improve your ewe's fertility with our new Mole-LYX range.

Energy Saving Technology in Our Stores

We're leading by example with the installation of Solar PV and LED lighting in our stores.

Handmade Somerset Cheese comes to Mole Valley Farmers

Find out about the oldest surviving cheddar-makers behind our new range of Mole Valley Farmers cheese.

Tasty Weekends at Mole Valley Farmers Yeovil

Our Yeovil branch will be hosting a series of Tasty Weekends to celebrate the best of local produce this summer.

Will You Go Pink With Pink Bale Wrap?

Will you go pink? Pink bale wrap by Mole Valley Farmers.

smaXtec Systems

smaXtec at the World Buiatrics Congress in Dublin.

Make the Most of Your Wool

Gareth Jones shares with us how to get the most out of your fleeces, and an update on the BWMB Golden Fleece Competition.

Fly Control in Summer

Susi Atkinson shares with us her top tips on how protect your horse from nuisance flies.

Protecting Your Bales From White Mould

Nigel Cockwill discusses how to prevent spoilage of grass from the onset of white mould.

Blowfly Strike Prevention

Caroline Dawson of Elanco shares with us her guide to avoiding blowfly strike and how to track strikes in your local area.

Royal Cornwall Show Update

We look forward to welcoming you to our stand at this year's Royal Cornwall Show.

New Dairy Hygiene Products From Mole Valley Farmers

Gemma Rowland of Mole Valley Farmers shares her specialist knowledge on Dairy hygiene.

Cattle Fly Control and Treatment

David Jackson of Molecare Vet Services shares with us the importance of fly control and how to combat ectoparasites.

Support Older Horses For Improved Performance

The team at NAF have shared with us some information about their Five Star Syperflex.

Rat Bait Legislative Changes

With the recent changes to Rat Bait Legislation, Mole Valley Farmers explains the new legal requirements and offers the opportunity for customers to take a LANTRA approved exam.

Ultrafast Broadband in the South West

Broadband delivery to rural areas has been slow to progress, so Mole Valley Plus has teamed up with Europasat to bring high speed fibre broadband to the South West.

Axcelera-C Accelerator for Calves

Read more about Axcelera C, the first accelerator for calves...

Devon County Show Update

Nigel Bond of the Mole Valley Shows and Events team highlights the exciting offers and attractions at this year's show.

Feed Solutions Update

Pete Isaac of Mole Valley Feed Solutions shares with us a dairy industry update.

Banish Fleas For Healthy Pets and Happy Homes

The team at frontline has put together some advice for keeping your pets and home flea free. Read more>

Sleep Deprivation and A Super Vet

Cathy Wood, our Equine Product Manager discusses contracted tendons in her new foal.

Lambs & The Threat of Nematodirus

Protect your lambs from nematodirus by being watchful for symptoms and carrying out faecal egg counts.

Farmer Shareholder Offer for the Devon County Show

We have teamed up with the show organisers to bring you Farmers Friday, offering a very special 2 for 1 event package for the 2016 Devon County Show, (Thursday 19 – Saturday 21 May), to our Farmer Shareholders. Ticket numbers are limited so early booking is advised.

Make Milk Matter Conference

Make Milk Matter Conference on Wednesday 20th April, 9.30 am for a 10am start - 4pm at Westpoint Conference Centre, Clyst St Mary, Exeter. Book your place...

QAC Compliance - Are You Ready?

Are you QAC Compliant yet?

Magnesium or Die

Magnesium is so important at turnout, read more about it here...

Effective Spring Diets For Cattle

Reduce Your Forage Costs

Home grown forages are normally the lower cost way of feeding ruminant livestock, so it is still worth looking at whether costs can be reduced further, but not at the expense of lower crop yields or producing poorer quality feed.

The Wurzels at the Bath & West Showground 1st April 2016

The Wurzels are performing at the Bath & West Showground on 1st April to raise money for RABI.

Optimise Forage for Efficient Production

Come to one of the Forage For Profit evening events to learn more about optimising forage for efficient production.

Farming to London Buses

Buses for the Farming to London March

Ariat at Mole Valley Farmers

Mole Valley Farmers welcomes Ariat...

£2000 Raised for Planting Hope

We have been fundraising for Send A cow and their Planting Hope Campaign, raising £2000.

£1000 for World Horse Welfare

From our Evenings with Emma Massingale during our pet and equine weekends we have managed to raise £1000 to donate to World Horse Welfare.

Meet the Winner of the Suzuki Quad Competition

Meet the winner of the Suzuki quad competition.

Date for the Diary - 17th March - FREE Health Check

Free health checks for farmers at our South Molton branch on 17th March 2016.

Mole Valley Farmers Annual Report Shows Growth In Market Share

Mole Valley Farmers maintains top line performance and grows market share despite reduced profit in challenging year.

Mole Insurance Services At Our Holsworthy Store

Mole Insurance Services open in Holsworthy.

Feeding Your Horse Fibres

The team at Spillers has shared their tips on feeding your horse fibres during the winter months.

Average Age of Slaughter Cattle Expected to Fall

Lachie Maclachlan explains how the average slaughter age of cattle is expected to fall.

Maximise the Longevity of Your Herd

Pamper pens and cuddle boxes for freshly calved cows can help maximise the longevity of a herd according to CowSignals co founder Joep Driessen.

Try the Agrihive Case Study Competition

Read about the changing face of UK dairy farming and the Agrihive case study competition.

Becky's Internship at Luck-E Holsteins in America

The adventure begins, I finally have settled into the routine as I start my internship at Luck-E Holsteins in America.

Agrihive UK Dairy Summit – 3rd Nov

An opportunity to consider and debate the future of British dairy farming is the aim of today’s Agrihive UK Dairy Summit, held in London.

Check Your Trailer Lights & Reflectors

Check your trailer lights and refelctors before the evenings draw in.

Read More About Our Range of Vehicle Batteries

Read more about our range of Platinum vehicle batteries designed for motorbike, caravans and electric fencing, cars and tractors.

Planting Hope Send A Cow

Planting Hope with keyhole gardens in South Molton, Holsworthy, Yeovil & Cullompton.

Stewardship & Sustainability Talk At Local School

Mole Valley Farmers was pleased to help support the outdoor studies of pupils from Newport Primary School recently, by donating garden pots, compost and trowels.

Send A Cow #Planting Hope

Andy Skarzynski, Head of Retail Marketing & Ecommerce has spent a week on a study tour in Ethiopia with the charity Send A Cow #PlantingHope.

Toggi Boots

Toggi boots for Autumn/Winter 2015 have arrived.

Forage For Profit Focus Farms

Autumn block calving in Cornwall at a Forage for Profit focus farm.

Paying Attention to the Efficiency of Feeds in the Diet

Molecare Products - Our Own Brand Range of Animal Medicines

Read more about the Mole Valley Farmers range of Mole Care own brand animal medicines.

A Complete Equine Veterinary Service

St David's Equine Practice is delighted to announce their new association with St David's Equine.

Maize Silage

Dr Robin Hawkey discusses how maize silage can benefit dairy and beef finishing rations.

Shieldmains Mill

This is the first newly equipped, intake-to-product animal feed mill to be built in Scotland for many years and represents Mole Valley Farmers’ and John C Fergusson’s commitment to the ruminant livestock sector.

Apprenticeships with Bicton College & Duchy College

The latest Bicton College & Duchy College apprenticeship visit had students buzzing.

Maize Diets on the Rise

Judith Clifford, our Senior Alternative Feeds Trader discusses the trend towards the rise of maize in diets.

Supplement Beef Cattle & Lambs to Finish Well Before Housing

Lachie Maclachlan makes the case for supplementing beef cattle and lambs to finish well before housing.

Late Summer Grazing - How To Make The Most Of It

Pete Isaac, Head of Field Sales discusses how to make the most of late summer grazing.

Win VIP tickets to the European Eventing Championships at Blair Castle Courtesy of Horseware & Mole Valley Farmers.

Win VIP tickets to the European Evening Championships, and see Kitty King compete at Blair Castle.

An Aid to Improving Lambing Percentages

Shaun Hambley, Alternative Feeds Product Manager and Nutrition Advisor talks about improving lambing percentages.

Becky Walters Writes As She Prepares For Her Internship At Luck-E Holsteins.

Becky Walters of Lifton Mill prepares for her internship in the United States.

Pony Club Camp Checklist

Do you have what you need for Pony Club? Check out our Checklist...

Fly Control For Cattle

Richard Turner MRCVS discusses the importance of keeping on top of fly control around your herd.

The Variability of Yield in Cereals

Suzanne Smyth discusses the variability of yield when it comes to cereals.

Finishing Suckler Bred Cattle at 18 Months

Lachie Maclachlan discusses the benefits of finishing suckler bred cattle at 18 months.

The Importance of Iodine

Nigel Mapstone shares his take on the importance of Iodine.

Farming in Ethiopia

If you have ever wondered about the challenges of farming abroad read this article by Ellie Poole, volunteer for Send A Cow.

We Are Holding A Family Fun Weekend at Our South Molton Store on 18th & 19th July

Come along to our South Molton Store for our family fun weekend Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th July.

What Are Your Cereal Preservation Options?

Graham Ragg our Senior Agronomist and Product Manager talks cereal preservation options.

World Horse Welfare

We have been working closely with World Horse Welfare's Somerset branch to help support their cause.

Mole Valley Farmers are proud to sponsor polo on the beach player Andrew Burgess.

For those of you interested in Polo on the Beach, head to Watergate Bay on 26th - 28th June.

Mark Reviews a Pair of Bogs Rancher Wellies

Meet Mark, he tested out a pair of Bogs Rancher wellies for the #UniInMyWellies project.

Fly Repellents & Fly Control

Kate Hore from NAF shares with us some tips on how to keep the flies at bay this summer.

Meet the 2015 #UniInMyWellies Winners!

Introducing the winners of #UniInMyWellies 2015!

Cotswold Wellington Boots - "Warm and Light on The Feet"

Meet Charlotte Garbutt who tried and tested a pair of Cotswold wellies for her time on the #UniInMywellies project.

AgriCamera in Action

AgriCamera in action...

DelatMole Our Own Brand Pour-On For Cattle

We are pleased to announce the launch of DeltaMole, our new pour-on for cattle...

Caring For Laminitis

The team at NAF have shared with us their top tips for caring for laminitis.

Roundworm, Dogs & The Impact on the Countryside

Some words from Bayer, makers of Drontal on keeping your dog wormed.

Dunlops - I wish I had discovered these wellies sooner!

Mollie Phipps shares her review of her Dunlop wellies

Jonsson Gumboots Reviewed | Mole Valley Farmers

Harriet Gregory reviews some Jonsson Gumboots for us as part of #UniInMyWellies

Pop Along To Our Stand At This Year's Devon County Show To Win A Fergie

Mole Valley Farmers are pleased to host the EVRC's "Win a Fergie" Competition.

Vicky Smith Returns ToThe Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Grassroots Championships

Mole Valley Farmers proudly supports Vicky Smith on her second visit to the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Grassroots Championships.

Congratulations To Our Mole Valey Farmers Employee Of The Year Winners.

Nigel Cockwill won our recent employee of the year awards which brought together over 30 employees from the business.

Insights on Preventing Grass Staggers

Some insights into preventing grass staggers.

Nutri-Active Assessments of Soil and Sward.

Our forage services team have an offer on our Nutri-Active assessments of soil and sward.

Dunlop Purofort Wellies "I rate these very highly" - Archie Cursham

Archie Cursham, one of our intrepid welly testers shares his review of his Dunlop Purofort wellies with us.

Learning more about hatching chickens.

Ben Jordan writes about his experience, hatching chicks.

Investors In People

Our staff have voted us 10 out of 10 as a company to work for!

"I Am Sure their Popularity Will Only Increase" on Bekina Steplite X

D'Arcie Rice, winner of our 2014/2015 #UniInMyWellies Project shares her review with us...

"I would highly recommend Grubs Frostline 5.0" - Jodie Hill

Jodie Hill tested her Grubs Frostline 5.0 boots on her safari park placement as part of the #UniInMyWellies project. Read how they did...

Molecare Veterinary Services - read about our joint venture six months on.

Molecare Veterinary Services - The joint venture six months on.

Coccidiosis is a Frequently Diagnosed & Often Misunderstood

Coccidiosis in lambs and calves; some useful information from Candido Rodriguez-Cruz, BVet Med (Mad), MRCVS, Molecare Farm Vets

The Island Project with Emma Massingale

Meet Emma Massingale and find out more about her Island Project...

Bale Wrap

Do falling oil prices affect the price of bale wrap? A softening in the price of plastic products is expected however, the price of balewrap and other plastic based products such as silage sheets will not see large scale reductions in 2015.

Considering Weed Control in Agricultural Grassland

Our senior Agronomist offers tips on managing weed control in agricultural grassland.

Influence Yield & Quality by Choosing the Right Fats

Judith Clifford, Senior Alternative Feeds Trader has some advice on choosing the best dietary fats.

Discover More About Spraying & Training for Skills

Make Your Broadleaf Woodland Profitable with Woodland Management Grants

It is now profitable to bring broadleaf woodland back into management and there are grants and assistance to help you do so.

Built to Last - Kranzle Pressure Washers

Kranzle Pressure washers have a fantastic reputation and are great for jobs big and small.

Let Us Help With Your Horse Insurance Needs

Mole Insurance services could help you with horse insurance.

Lamb Care from Birth

Make the most of your lambs from day one with this guide to lambing care and hygiene.

Explore Opportunity to Drive Profitability

Dr Chris Bartram, Head of Nutrition discusses milk price volatility and some key areas to consider.

Coarse Mixes for Cattle

A helpful mini guide on our very own coarse mixes for cattle.

Plan - Implement - Monitor - Evaluate

Dr Robin Hawkey advises on matching objectives for your herd when planning rations.

4 Top Tips for Making Cattle Tracks

4 Points to consider when making cattle tracks...

Silicon Steel Tines from Sparex, manufactured by German Firm SHW

A short guide to buying and maintaining your loader and grab tines.

#UniInMyWellies gallery 2014-2015

Meet some of the 2014-2015 #UniInMyWellies cohort.

Molecare Nutritional Supplement for Sheep

Molecare Nutritional Supplement for Sheep

How the RABI & FCN have helped the farming community in Somerset

One year on for the farmers in Somerset following support from the RABI & FCN.

Heating Event Days at Mole Valley Farmers

Come and join us at one of our Spring Heating Event Days at your local Mole Valley Farmers.

Safety First when Using a Chainsaw

Safety first, make sure you are wearing the correct safety clothing and footwear when using a chainsaw.

Testimonials for Heatime Monitoring Systems & Dairy Cow Fertility

Cow fertility and the dairy farmer...

The Cold Weather Challenge for Calves

The importance of keeping your calves warm during cold weather.

Meet the Winners of the 2013-2014 #UniInMyWellies Project...

Meet the winners of the 2013-2014 #UniInMyWellies project...

Timber and Fencing Event Days at Mole Valley Farmers

Come along to your nearest Mole Valley Farmers for advice at our Timber and Fencing Event Days

All Lambs to be Electronically Tagged

Lambs less than 12 months old must be electronically tagged.

New Year's Alternative Feeds Resolution Suggestions.

Read Judith Clifford New Year's suggestions for Alternative Feeds.

Get an Early Start on the Gardening This Year

January in the garden...

Get The Most From Your Beef & Sheep This Year

Advice for beef and sheep farmers on how to improve returns on animals.

Vet Advice to Keep Your Cat or Dog Safe This Christmas

With Christmas on its way, the season provides an annual minefield for cats and dogs so Mole Valley Farmers has compiled some vet advice from our very own Emma Ley.

Could An Animal Space Hopper Make The Ideal Christmas Present?

Get your child an animal space hopper for Christmas and encourage your children to play together while developing their balance, hand eye coordination, confidence and imagination.

Aigle Bison Chilli Wellies at Glastonbury

Hannah from our #RockYourWellies project put Aigle Bison Chilli wellies to the test.

Define What You Need from your Wellies

Which wellies are best for you and what does the jargon mean for your comfort and ease of use?

Horse Worming to avoid Tapeworm, Encysted Redworm and Bots.

With days getting shorter and the dark nights drawing in it’s time to consider a sensible approach worming horses.

Why Not Plant A Tree To Celebrate National Tree Week?

Celebrate National Tree Week by getting into the garden and planting a tree! Mole Valley Farmers have a range of digging tools available online and in our branches.

Maximise Growth and Minimise Losses By Thinking About Nutrition During Calving

Make sure you give your full attention to minimise losses and maximise potential from your calving season by thinking about nutrition.

Schokolat - A Special Chocolate Gift with a Difference at Mole Valley Farmers

Give your loved one a personalised chocolate gift thanks to our Schokolat range available at Mole Valley Farmers.

Struggling To Pick Up Your Shotgun Cartridge Cases? Why Not Use Our Handy Bigfoot!

Avoid the hassle of picking up used shotgun cartridge cases thanks to our magnetic Napier Bigfoot Quick Release Cartridge Collector.

Try Our Cost Effective and Clean Way To Keep Your Horse with Equinola Horse Bedding.

If you’re fed up with shavings and trying to get rid of your muck heap, try Equinola horse bedding! It is not only cost effective, but also has the advantage of providing cleaner stables for healthier horses.

A Feliway Plug in or Adaptil Diffuser Can Ease an Anxious Cat or Dog.

Remember, remember, your pets this November with an Adaptil for dogs or Feliway plug in for cats. It will help keep them as relaxed as possible during the festivities.

Hints And Tips On Replacing Your Car Batteries Before The Onset of Winter

With the onset of Winter and the drop in temperature, car batteries are more likely to fail now than at any other time of the year. Make sure you are not caught out by replacing yours.

Keep up to Date with the Latest Regulations on Using Rodenticide and Rat Bait Products.

How to use rodenticides - the Mole Valley Farmers guide to The European Biocidal Products Review for rat bait and rodenticides.

Claire Rocks Her Joules Ladies Wellies at Reading Festival

Joules ladies wellies review by Claire Samuel from the #RockYourWellies project 2014

A Guide on Treating Liver Fluke in Sheep.

Sheep farmers are being advised to be vigilant as the autumn months bring with them an increased risk of parasitic infections such as liver fluke.

#RockYourWellies Barbour Wellington Boot Review

Laura Herman tells us what she thinks of her #rockyourwellies boots.

Be Prepared for Liver Fluke in Cattle.

Cattle farmers are being advised to be vigilant as the autumn months bring with them an increased risk of parasitic infections such as liver fluke.

Rural Broadband Deals

Do you have a bad internet connection and wish for rural broadband? We might have the solution as Mole Valley Farmers have teamed up with Europasat to provide satellite broadband to the most remote locations.

Garden Tips for Autumn Flowers, Vegetables and Lawns

With the winter chill now in full flow you can brighten up your garden with autumn flowers, trees and vegetables. Read our handy advice on keeping your garden in shape and preparing for the winter.

Laura Daniels Reviews her Barbour Wellies.

Laura Daniels from the #RockYourWellies project gives her Barbour wellies the once (or twice) over.

We Have an Exciting New Line Up to our in Branch and Online Power Tool Selection

Look out for the exciting new selection of in store and online power tools coming to Mole Valley Farmers soon.

Make Sure you Have the Right Food for Your Pet to Combat Obesity in Dogs.

Make the right choice when it comes to pet food to prevent obesity in dogs and prevent a variety of serious health implications.

Better Coats and Stronger Horses with Mole Valley Farmers Branded Equine Feed

Thanks to Mole Valley Farmers Horse Feed show jumping champion Kimberly White can be confident her horses are fed the food to help her compete and train at the top level.

A Barbour Wellies Review

Jude Harris from our #RockYourWellies 2014 project gives us a funny and real view of her Barbour wellies.

Gardening for Beginners and Young People at Mole Valley Farmers.

As more young people spend time in the garden, Mole Valley Farmers gives you the gardening for beginners tools you need.

Aigle Wellies Put to the Test at Glastonbury

Chloe Graham, one of our #RockYourWellies festival boot testers puts a pair of Aigle wellies to the test.

Following a Five Point Plan and Other Useful Info to Combat Sheep Foot Rot.

Using vaccinations and footbaths to help ease the problems caused by foot rot. Read the Mole Valley Farmers five point plan to help your flock keep their feet in good condition.

As Horses Develop a Thick Winter Coat, Horse Clipping Can be Essential for the Regular Worker.

Horse clipping at this time of year can be essential for horses which work through the winter to prevent them sweating heavily.

Chunk Squealer Pork Pies prove a hit with customers at Mole Valley Farmers

Mole Valley Farmers pleased to welcome Chunk of Devon to treat customers to some free pork pie samples.

New Essentially Ashgrove range from Ashgrove Kitchens now available at Mole Valley Farmers.

Ashgrove Kitchens will be in our stores during Heating Event Days to show off their new range Essentially Ashgrove which is available at Mole Valley Farmers.

What Makes a Perfect Welly For A Career in Farming?

The #UniInMyWellies project returns for 2014-2015

Brush Your Dog’s Teeth Regularly or use Pedigree Dentastix to Prevent Decay

Save Costs and Improve Productivity with our Faecal Egg Count Kits

Mole Valley Farmers sell a faecal egg counting kit for sheep to help you make the right worming decisions to save costs and improve productivity.

Advice on When and How to Trim Using the Best Hedge Trimming Tools Available.

A well looked after garden can help you take pride in your home, and making sure you hedge is well cut is essential! Here we have some hedge trimming techniques to help.

Stop the Attack of the Aphids and Pests with Our Aphid Spray and Bug Killer

It’s that time of year where aphids are on the rise so get prepared for an attack on your garden before it’s too late with our range of aphid sprays and bug killers.

Take Advantage of a 13% Saving on Deosan Products with Orders Over £750

Mole Valley Farmers is now offering you the opportunity to save up to 13% on Deosan orders over £750.

Continuing to Meet the Needs of our Customers with a New Range of Eliza Tinsley Products.

Our new range of nails, staples, bolts, screws, washers and studding from Eliza Tinsley, our new supplier for fixings.

Could You Save Time & Money by Investing in a Tyre Lever?

Take a look at our tyre levers available at Mole Valley Farmers and save on call outs.

Bekina Steplite X Boot Review

We have a Bekina Steplite X review to share from the #UniInMyWellies Project.

Grubs Frostline 5.0 Welly Review

A new Grubs Frostline 5.0 Welly Review from the #UniInMyWellies project.

A Review of Bogs Wellies

Bradley from our #UniInMywellies project has reviews a pair of Bogs, read more here...

Equine Special Offers at Mole Valley Farmers

Equine Special Offers, Advice and Fun at Mole Valley Farmers – Saturday 20th September 10am – 4pm

Looking at the Benefits of a Biomass Heating System for Your Business? Look No Further Than Moleenergy

Renewable energy can help your business thrive as Team Green Growers in Bridgwater found out when they installed a biomass heating system.

Bekina Steplite X Boot Review

Lauren Hayhoe reviews her boots for us as part of the #UniInMyWellies project.

New Calseabloc Range Available at Mole Valley Farmers for Essential Trace Minerals and Elements

Mole Valley Farmers new Calseabloc range provides essential trace minerals and elements to your sheep and cattle.

How Did the Dunlop Full Safety Wellington Boots Do? Read the Review...

Charlotte Bolton shares with us her term in wellies with her Dunlop full safety wellington boot review

New Product Using Trace Element Bolus Technology is Now Available at Mole Valley Farmers.

Get your daily supply of these vital bolus nutrients from Mole Valley Farmers.

A Seeland Boot Review

Bertie Hayton from the #UniInMyWellies Project shares her wellington boot review...

Get the Most From your Livestock with our Cattle Weighing Scales

It’s important you know about the true cost of production. Cattle weighing scales can help you maximise your profits and potential.

Wear a Dust Mask on Your Farm During the Harvest Season.

Did you know, not wearing a dust mask on farm could make you more prone to respiratory diseases and health issues?

On Guard 24 Hours a Day, this Electric Insect Killer Will Give you Peace of Mind

SWAT automatic electric insect killer is ideal for dairies, stables, kennels, pig houses and poultry sheds.

No Need for Extra Chemicals to Get the Floors Sparkling with Electrolux Steam Cleaner

A review of the Electrolux steam cleaner now available at Mole Valley Farmers

Farm Security, how secure are your outbuildings?

On farm security, how to deter thieves in the countryside

The Mild Winters and Recent Weather Conditions Mean a Flea Infestation in Your Home Could be Imminent.

Scientist have predicted an explosion in the population of fleas meaning a flea infestation is more likely over the coming weeks.

Award Winning Free Range Chickens Now Available at Mole Valley Farmers

Mole Valley Farmers are pleased to stock award winning free range chickens from Beech Ridge Farm

Grassland Management & The Grassometer

Mole Valley Farmers is pleased to announce a new grassland management tool to its range - The Grassometer.

Another Pair of Seeland Wellies Gets a Review...

Read another of our series of reviews from our #UniInMyWellies project, this time a Seeland wellies review.

A Review of Seeland Allround Neoprene Lined Wellingtons

Rebecca Hicks from the #UniInMyWellies project has given us her review of her Seeland Allround Neoprene Lined wellies.

Why Use A Dog Toy When You Can Use A Boot?

Megan Price, our regular contributor explains why a boot is as good as a dog toy.

We Will Repair Most Makes of Petrol and Diesel Based Garden Machinery.

Mole Valley Farmers South Molton Workshop at Pathfields Business Park can service and repair most makes of petrol and diesel based garden machinery.

Cattle and Sheep Producers can Undertake a Comprehensive Worm Control Programme with Mole Valley Farmers Worming Products.

Two new worming products have joined the MoleCare range at Mole Farmers: Benzimole SC and Levamole.

Prize Winning Stand at the Devon County Show 2014.

Mole Valley Farmers are pleased to have been awarded the the Best Large Agricultural Trade Stand (non-machinery) at the Devon County Show 2014.

Your Cattle and their Cow Tracks Explained

Make sure your cow tracks are in good condition with our handy guide and advice on how Mole Valley Farmers can help your tracks be at their best.

The Bekina Steplite X Review by our #UniInMyWellies tetser Rebecca Kelsall.

The Bekina Steplite X gets reviewed by our #UniInMyWellies tester Rebecca Kelsall.

Ageing Pets - How You Can Care for Them

It probably seems just like yesterday that the new family addition came home for the first time; all those playful moments of things being chewed and curtains being climbed! That said, being prepared for your pets ‘retirement’ age, can lead to a more fulfilled time for both you and your pet.

Dry Cow Nutrition - How To Unlock Lactation Potential in Dairy Cows

Nutri-LINK can help you offset the Cation-Anion Balance in dairy cows.

Take Pride in Your Lawn with Our Grass Trimmer Selections

Mole Valley Farmers have a range of grass trimmer products for your garden lawn so it will be immaculate in no time.

Blowfly Attack - Protect Your Sheep & Cattle

With an explosion in blowfly expected this year, Mole Valley Farmers have advice and products on how to deal with the challenge.

Molecare Veterinary Services Joint Venture

Mole Valley Farmers is pleased to announce a new innovative joint venture...

Treat Your Wellies Right This Summer

Caroline Rowden, Footwear product Manager has some tips for Summer boot care.

Application Techniques for Blowfly Stike

Mark Riggs shares information on the importance of application techniques when tackling blowfly strike.

Keep On Top of Insect Threat

Help protect cattle from blowfly strike and treat cattle early.

How did the Dolomite Nora Wellingtons Do on Review?

Harriet Simms from our #UniInMyWellies project reviews her Dolomite Nora Wellingtons for us...

Sparex and Mole Valley offer all the harvest parts you could wish for.

Mole Valley Farmers are pleased to be working with Sparex, supplying all your wearing parts for your equipment.

South West Host UK Holstein Celebrations 2014

Mole Valley Farmers are proud sponsors of the UK Holstein celebrations which take place in the South West.

Large Herd Seminar 2014 will cover the critical aspects of managing a modern dairy herd.

The Large Herd Seminar 2014 will cover many critical aspects of managing a modern dairy herd.

Vaccinating lambs with Ovivac and Heptavac P Plus

With early 2014 lamb prices running ahead of 2013 levels, sheep producers are being urged to get maximum potential from this year’s crop, read more...

Cooking with a Rayburn

There is a Rayburn Cookery demonstration coming up at South Molton with chef David Pengelly.

Open Farm Sunday 2014 Provides a Behind the Scenes Look at Agriculture

Open Farm Sunday is a celebration of all things food and farming.

Power your Electric Fencing with D Series Energiser

Did you know that you can buy certain pet medicines online from us?

Did you know that you can buy certain pet medicines online from us?

Festival Goodies and A Pop-Up Shop

the team at Mole Valley Farmers Bridgwater are getting into the festival spirit early with a pre-Glastonbury po-up shop on 25th & 26th June.

Colin MacGregor shares advice on preparing for the sheep shearing season

Tis the season for sheep shearing

We have an extensive range of quality electric fencing products

It's time to look over your electric fencing supplies.

Our latest competition with your chance to see your photo in our Mole Valley Farmers calendar?

Win up to £250 of gift vouchers with our latest calendar photo competition.

#UniInMyWellies Dunlop Purofort Safety Review

Tara Barry from Team Ciren of the #UniInMyWellies project shares her review of her Dunlop Purofort safety boots with us.

Molecare Calf Scour Formula - available in store and online

Molecare now have calving essentials including calf scour formula

A late night calving

Living on a farm means you may be called on day or night to help, especially when calving.

Barney and Dilly

Megan tells us of Barney's recent antics this April

Earlier Hatch for Nematodirus

earlier hatch for nematodirus this year, farmers need to be wary.

Advice on Coccidiosis

Head Vet Mark Riggs gives advice on Coccidiosis in lambs

30th Anniversary of North Devon Hospice

The Nightwalk is a ladies only night time sponsored walk that is in aid of North Devon Hospice.

New research on Rural Broadband

Nearly 50 per cent of people experience problems with their Internet at least once a day, new research has revealed. Is satellite internet the answer?

Mole Valley Farmers Mill at Bridgwater

My Trip to Mole Valley Farmers Mill at Bridgwater Mole Valley Farmers Mill is where the compound feed is manufactured which is distributed via articulated lorries to direct customers and supplied stores.

Lambing - Keep your Ewes Happy

lambing news - why it is important to keep ewes well fed and happy so that lambs will thrive during lambing season.

Live Simply Easter Event Weekend

Come along to your local Mole Valley Farmers branch over the Easter weekend.

Tractor Ted Roadshows Summer 2014!

Tractor Ted Roadshows summer 2014!

Grubs Frostline Wellington Boots

Grubs Frostline Wellington Boots get put to the test for the #UniInMyWellies project.

Top ten reasons to grow spring cereals and arable forage.

Why grow spring cereals or arable forage mixes?

Cattle Tags - Some Handy Advice

Cattle tags are a legal requirement, here are a few handy tips.

With the return of spring it is time to service the lawnmower ready for the first cut of the season.

Time to get the lawnmower out

Some tips for keeping your chickens safe from predators.

Ideas for keeping your chickens safe from predators

Tasks for chicken keepers this March

With spring underway it is timely to think about getting eggs to hatch your own chicks.

Jonsson Gumboot Review

Lauren Johnston shares her Jonsson Gumboot review with us after her experience on the #UniInMyWellies project.

A review of Seeland Wellington Boots

A review of Seeland Wellington Boots by winner of our #UniInMyWellies project from #TeamCiren.

Things to consider before keeping chickens

If you are interested in keeping chickens than here are some things that you need to consider

Getting ready for spring in the garden

With winter on the wane this month it’s time to get going in the garden ready for spring.

Dunlop Professional Full Safety Review

Harper Adams winner of the #UniInMyWellies project Grace Munro Henworth reviews her Dunlop Professional Full Safety boots.

A winner for the #UniInMyWellies project has been announced

A winner for the #UniInMyWellies project has been announced...

Advice on Lungworm Prevention

Head Vet, Mark Riggs gives advice on lungworm prevention.

Bursary opportunities with the Dartington Cattle Breeding Trust

If you are a student living in Devon or Cornwall the Dartington Cattle Breeding Trust bursary may be for you.

Order your aggregate for farm track repairs from Mole Valley Plus

Now is the perfect time to think about your farm track repairs

Our Response to the Flooding on the Somerset Levels

Mole Valley Farmers’ Response to the Severe Weather and Flooding in the South West

Family Business of the Year Award

The winners of the Food & Farming ‘Family Business of the Year’ Award...

Emsworthy Nature Reserve, Dartmoor is a wonderful place to explore.

Come and explore Emsworthy Nature Reserve on Dartmoor

The Duke of Cornwall's Award for farm diversification will be presented at the Royal Cornwall Show

Nominations for the Duke of Cornwall's Award for Farm Diversification are being accepted until 1st March 2014.

Mole Valley Farmers launch Shield Fencing range of timber.

Shield Fencing, a new range of timber fencing products exclusive to Mole Valley Farmers.

Barney Visits the Vet

Our regular contributor Megan has some words about dog Barney's recent trip to the vet.

Veal rearing opportunities for farmers

Lachie Maclachlan, looking at veal opportunities for farmers.

Changes to Rural Broadband

The BDUK Scheme gets a £10m Boost to Reach the Most Rural Areas of the UK Resulting in Changes to Rural Broadband in Many Remote Locations by 2017.

Mole Valley’s Digital Apprentice – South Molton , Devon

Read about our Digital Apprentice’s first day.

Advice on Orf to Prevent Losses in Your Flock

Advice on Orf from our Farm Vet Rebecca Valis BVetMed MRCVS.

Harper #UniInMyWellies Students taking part in Dryathlon

A group of Harper Adams University students are hoping to feel fitter and healthier whilst raising money for charity by giving up alcohol to support national campaign, Dryathlon.

A Few Fashion Tips for Winter

With Mole Valley Farmers, you can stay warm and cool this winter. There's no need to freeze and forego fashion: read these top tips to find out how | Mole Valley Farmers News

Our range of Boots

Mole Valley Farmers' fantastic range of outdoor boots offers the perfect combination of fashion and durability to get through the winter in comfort and style.

Back In The Saddle with Kitty King

It felt so good to be back in the saddle

Live Simply For Less Pinterest Photo Competition

As part of our Live Simply for Less Easter Weekend we are

Live simply for less at Mole Valley Farmers

The daffodils are out and spring has sprung at Mole Valley Farmers.

Jenny's Walk

Jenny's Walk a 140 mile walk from Bearminster to Carnon Downs in aid of Joseph Weld Hospice

Mole Valley Farmers Supports Devon FWAG

Mole Valley Farmers have joined other businesses in the region to support the Devon FWAG Bronze Otter Trophy this year.

Full Programme Planned for Royal Welsh Spring Festival

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s two-day Smallholder and Garden Festival, now becoming more popularly known as the Royal Welsh...

The Pink Takeover

We've gone pink for Breast Cancer Awareness.

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