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27 September 2016 09:49:48 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Sheep,Supermarkets
Co-op and Marks and Spencer's have recently announced their intention to further source British lamb
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Field labs aim to unite farmers to find solutions to common problems

'Innovative Farmers' look for alternatives to glyphosate to terminate cover crops

27 September 2016 12:51:30 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Organic,Top Tips

'Innovative Farmers' look for alternatives to glyphosate to terminate cover crops

Agricultural purchasing group Anglia Farmers are running a new field lab through the Innovative Farmers network, investigatin...


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Defra reports 'surprising' increase in English pig herd

Pig industry 'surprised' by government figures showing increase in English pig herd

27 September 2016 11:39:45 | News,Pigs

Pig industry 'surprised' by government figures showing increase in English pig herd

Government figures from the English pig survey show an increase in the total pig herd, with reported numbers up 2%, to 3.9 mi...


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Farmers have not been pushing for high milk volumes this year

Smaller herd and reduced milk yield reasons for decrease in British milk production

27 September 2016 10:43:29 | Dairy,News

Smaller herd and reduced milk yield reasons for decrease in British milk production

British milk production from January to July 2016 was 247m litres lower than over the same period last year, after adjusting ...


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Co-op and Marks and Spencer's have recently announced their intention to further source British lamb

Marks and Spencer's to source lamb from British farms for a further six weeks in 2017

27 September 2016 09:49:48 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Sheep,Supermarkets

Marks and Spencer's to source lamb from British farms for a further six weeks in 2017

Retailer Marks and Spencer’s has announced that they will be extending their UK sourcing of lamb by a further six weeks in 20...


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Farm fires have been on the increase, NFU Mutual says (Stock photo)

Firefighters across Somerset tend to large farm fire

27 September 2016 09:32:59 | Agri Safety,News

Firefighters across Somerset tend to large farm fire

Firefighters across Somerset have had to tend to a large fire on a farm in Othery, Somerset last night.Six fire engines a...


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Foss Barrier flood defence, York

Yorkshire to be better protected from floods this winter thanks to new £17m defence upgrade

27 September 2016 08:34:45 | Agri Safety,News,Rural Life

Yorkshire to be better protected from floods this winter thanks to new £17m defence upgrade

The Environment Secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has announced new pumps for York's Foss Barrier - providing a 66% increase in capa...


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Transforming agriculture to address climate change was spoken about in-depth at the biannual event

UN's Committee on Agriculture focuses on innovation to achieve food security and sustainable development

26 September 2016 18:07:28 | Animal Health,News,Renewables,Shows and Events

UN's Committee on Agriculture focuses on innovation to achieve food security and sustainable development

The United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has told the farming sector to "transform itself" to help battle ...


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The Rural Secretary met with EU officials to stress how important the single market is to Wales

'Our EU partners are very important to us': Wales' Rural Secretary meets officials in Brussels

26 September 2016 15:09:37 | Government,News

'Our EU partners are very important to us': Wales' Rural Secretary meets officials in Brussels

The Rural Secretary of Wales has met EU officials in Brussels today to discuss how Wales can continue working with partners a...


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Ewing calls for “urgent action” from UK government on outstanding issues

Scotland's Rural Secretary writes to UK government demanding 'urgent decisions' for rural communities

26 September 2016 14:32:00 | Finance,Government,News,Rural Life

Scotland's Rural Secretary writes to UK government demanding 'urgent decisions' for rural communities

'Urgent decisions' must be made by the government on a number of crucial food and farming issues to protect rural communities...


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Mr Raymond said volatility of markets continued to be a concern

Banking will play a 'key role' in farming's post-Brexit future

26 September 2016 12:09:46 | Finance,Government,News,NFU

Banking will play a 'key role' in farming's post-Brexit future

Risk management and capital investment underpinned by supportive agricultural banking will be "critical" as UK farming moves ...


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Shadow Defra secretary Rachael Maskell said she gave a 'clear commitment' to farmers and food manufacturers

Labour pledge to end badger cull: 'Government ignores scientists'

26 September 2016 10:24:13 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Labour pledge to end badger cull: 'Government ignores scientists'

Labour will end the badger cull and prioritise ending bovine TB, Shadow Defra secretary Rachael Maskell has said.Speaking...


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The ram had horns growing into its eyes

Farmer found guilty after sheep blinded by horn

26 September 2016 09:35:40 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Sheep

Farmer found guilty after sheep blinded by horn

A farmer has been fined £200 for letting a lamb's horns grow too long and curl into its own eyes blinding it.After a tria...


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(L-R) Ken Nottage, Chief Executive of the Three Counties Society, Malcolm Thomas MBE, Chairman of RABI, Jack Walton, Becky Davies, RABI Regional Manager and Clive Roads, Livestock Auctioneer at McCartneys

18 year old Jack travels over 1000 miles and raises £7316 for rural charities

27 September 2016 12:34:15 | Finance,News,Shows and Events

18 year old Jack travels over 1000 miles and raises £7316 for rural charities

In July, 18 year old Jack Walton, a budding auctioneer from Worcestershire, set off on his charity fundraiser, travelling ove...


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Any information about Yogi or details of suspicious activity around Redwings’ Ada Cole centre can be reported to Redwings’ welfare team on 01508 481008 or to Essex Police on 01245 491491 or 101

Charity shock as Shetland pony is stolen from Essex centre - police seek information

27 September 2016 09:04:58 | News,Rural Life

Charity shock as Shetland pony is stolen from Essex centre - police seek information

Staff from Redwings Horse Sanctuary have spoken of their shock after a Miniature Shetland Pony was stolen from its Ada Cole c...


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Wynnstay Group is the third largest producer of cereal seed in the UK (Photo: Dr Simon Pope)

Attention to detail can add value to maize silage, says experts

26 September 2016 15:28:37 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Top Tips

Attention to detail can add value to maize silage, says experts

As farmers look to harvest their maize crops, attention to detail will pay dividends, guaranteeing a good looking crop in the...


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World Steak Challenge Winner Jack’s Creek, from Australia

Australia wins World Steak Challenge 2016 for second year running

26 September 2016 11:17:50 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News,Produce,Shows and Events

Australia wins World Steak Challenge 2016 for second year running

Australia has been announced as the world’s best steak producer at the World Steak Challenge.Jack’s Creek, the family own...


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Asda wins British Turkey Retailer of the Year - and the evening also raised more than £5,000 for the children’s medical charity Sparks

Asda takes crown of the British Turkey Retailer of the Year

26 September 2016 09:10:20 | News,Poultry,Produce,Shows and Events,Supermarkets

Asda takes crown of the British Turkey Retailer of the Year

Last night Asda took the crown of British Turkey Retailer of the Year at the annual British Turkey Awards once again.The ...


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India
| 27 September 2016

For a GM-driven agriculture revival

Agricultural growth has shown signs of stagnation of late. Some of the recent developments do not augur well for the sector a...


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Ghana
| 27 September 2016

African agriculture is powering economic transformation

The evidence is now in and the verdict is that Africa’s agriculture is powering economic transformation in the region. Africa...


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USA
| 27 September 2016

Wheat farmers ask RMA for help with falling numbers

They want USDA Risk Management Agency Administrator Brandon Willis to make an exception to the procedure the agency uses to c...


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Ukraine
| 27 September 2016

Ukraine mulls cancelling ban on farmland sale

The Ukrainian Agriculture Ministry said on Monday it had prepared a draft law on agricultural reform, which envisaged cancell...


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New Zealand
| 27 September 2016

New Zealand to help boost local dairy industry

Thousands of Filipinos stand to benefit from technical interventions New Zealand committed to provide to boost the local dair...


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Indonesia
| 27 September 2016

Indonesia has abolished cattle import quotas

Indonesia has abolished its quota system for cattle imports, allowing companies to ship in livestock provided that they commi...


Publish date: 27 September 2016

General farm work on a modern 270 cow dairy unit near Stone, North Staffordshire. Duties would include some milking (40:20 he...


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Job for a General Farm Worker required on a Dairy Farm   >>North Staffordshire<<
Publish date: 27 September 2016

Experienced Tractor Driver needed for a 6 week vacancy for someone who must be able to plough to a high standard with 200 to ...


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Experienced Tractor Driver job for Autumn Cultivations - for 6 weeks   >>Mid Lincolnshire<<
Publish date: 27 September 2016

Enthusiastic person to join family run business in North Cornwall with 250 mainly Holstein/Friesian cows TMR fed 90...


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Dairy Person job    >>North Cornwall<<
Publish date: 27 September 2016

Sprayer Operator required to operate a Bateman Self-propelled Sprayer in a continually expanding spray contracting busin...


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Skilled Sprayer Operator ; permanent job   >>County Durham<<
Publish date: 27 September 2016

We are a family owned vegetable plant breeding company with global operations seeking a tractor driver/crop technician t...


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Job for a permanent tractor driver/crop technician -  vegetable trials.
Publish date: 27 September 2016

Assistant Dairy Herd person required to assist with Tmr feeding, bedding , foot trimming, calf feeding and robotic milking on...


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 Assistant Dairy Herd person required on mixed farm: Job near Stirling Scotland
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The Manchester Food and Drink Festival is a nationally acclaimed event that has developed to its current level over...


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Albert Square, Manchester
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Autumn sunshine and a fun-packed line up of countryside displays and activities attracted record crowds of 18,400 t...


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The South of England Showground, Ardingly
2 October 2016
2 October 2016

A celebration of food, music & artThe Forest Showcase Food & Drink Festival is back in the Speech House Hotel g...


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The Speech House, Speech House Rd, Coleford
2 October 2016
2 October 2016

Free to attend, the Beverley Food Festival is a family day of food, festivities and fun!Held in The Marketplace...


East Yorkshire
The Marketplace, Beverley
4 October 2016
5 October 2016

After the resounding success of the 2015 BCPC Congress, where we were joined by nearly 200 participants and 22 exhi...


East Sussex
Hilton Metropole, Brighton
5 October 2016
9 October 2016

Horse of the Year Show, “The World’s Most Famous Horse Show” is widely regarded as the pinnacle of achievement in t...


West Midlands
Birmingham NEC
5 October 2016
5 October 2016

The show attracts over 300 trade stands from across the country and beyond and with over 250 cattle this show is th...


Shropshire
The Showground, Shepton Mallet

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An introduction to keeping poultry on a small scale. This half day course will give you the confidence and basic kn...


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With milk prices finally starting to recover, things should be looking up for the United Kingdom’s beleaguered dai...


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Tom Wood's Brewery: All-British hops

A brewery is showing loyalty to British agriculture by using only British grown produce to create its range of beers....


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Farming industry raises concerns over poultry sect...

Farming leaders have raised concerns about the threat of low standard, cheap imports of egg products in any potential po...


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'Making agriculture a priority in Brexit is cruici...

Making agriculture a priority when it comes to the Brexit negotiations is crucial according to Dr Andrew Francis, Acting...


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Current pig prices are ‘very encouraging’ according to pig farmer Richard Longthorp.The former chairman ...


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