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4 May 2016 17:05:17 | Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
4 May 2016 17:25:58 | Animal Health,News,Poultry
Italy confirms case of H7N7 High Pathogenic avian influenza in laying birds

Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been confirmed in a commercial layer flock in northern Italy.A total of 17,000 bird...


4 May 2016 17:05:17 | Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
Dairy sector in turmoil: Farmers experience lowest average milk price for seven years

Many dairy farmers are facing further milk price cuts this May and June, with the sector experiencing the lowest average milk...


4 May 2016 14:10:56 | Market Reports,News,Products
Global agri-companies may be forced to re-engineer business models as farmers adopt technology

Global pesticides, seeds and fertiliser companies may be forced to re-engineer their business models as farmers adopt special...


4 May 2016 13:23:58 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
What does the EU referendum mean for regulation and innovation in UK food and farming?

What does the EU referendum mean for regulation and innovation in UK food and farming?That is the question being asked by...


4 May 2016 12:15:03 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,NFU
NFU applies for emergency use of neonicotinoid seed treatments to control stem flea beetle

The ability to control cabbage stem flea beetle (CSFB) is essential for farmers in the hotspot areas, says the NFU as it conf...


4 May 2016 11:10:30 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Rural Life
Co-operative sends letter to EU Commission asking for clarification on crop breeding techniques

Faced with increasing challenges and the need to develop new varieties, EU cooperative Copa & Cogeca have today sent a letter...


4 May 2016 10:42:28 | Finance,News
Association writes to Defra for the second time to push forward a BPS extension amid no plans to extend

The Tenant Farmers Association has written for a second time to Defra Minister of State, George Eustice MP, asking for an ext...


4 May 2016 09:48:38 | News,Organic,Produce
EU authorises 39 new substances in line with principles of organic production

The lists of substances which can be used in EU organic farming have been amended to include 39 new products.Moreover the...


4 May 2016 09:28:33 | Bees and Beekeeping,News,NFU
NFU calls for recognition for the farming industry's efforts to protect bees

The NFU has called for recognition of the farming industry's efforts to protect bees - and stressed the breadth of work - muc...


4 May 2016 09:21:03 | News,Rural Life
Union emphasises importance of appointed minister responsible for farming affairs

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has emphasised the importance of appointing a dedicated minister with responsibilities for ...


4 May 2016 09:04:13 | Dairy,News
Lack of investment in UK dairy processing

According to Promar, dairy companies in the six largest European exporting countries have invested over €5bn in high profile ...


4 May 2016 08:44:23 | News,Property News,Renewables,Rural Life
Farmers and landowners account for 28% of all independent renewable projects in 2015

Farmers and landowners built 209 new projects in 2015 with a combined capacity of 56MW, providing valuable new revenue stream...


4 May 2016 10:08:43 | Education,News,Shows and Events
Kenilworth Show launches education stands for youngsters

Youngsters from across Coventry and Warwickshire will get the chance to learn in detail about the earth below them at this ye...


4 May 2016 09:36:46 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
EU Agricultural Commissioner and UKIP MEP to address Welsh farmers in Open Meeting

Welsh farmers will have the opportunity to hear the views of the EU Agricultural Commissioner, Phil Hogan and UKIP Member of ...


Farm visit shows how RTK controlled traffic system improves soil quality

GPS positioning can be made accurate to within a few centimetres using a technique called ‘Real Time Kinematics’ developed by...


4 May 2016 08:59:55 | Education,Meat Processing,News,Produce
Staff at James Martin's restaurant undertake AHDB Beef & Lamb courses to improve understanding of British meat

James Martin’s Manchester restaurant has become the first in the North West to train staff in meat knowledge and quality....


3 May 2016 13:51:00 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Top Tips
Considering planting miscanthus in Spring 2017? Start planning now

Farmers considering planting miscanthus in spring 2017 should plan ahead now, according to experts.The crop is a hardy pe...


Argentina | 4 May 2016
Food traders stuck in the hard times

A recent bout of poor weather has damaged South America’s corn and soyabean crops, and this has provided a rare reason for op...


New Zealand | 4 May 2016
Imported feed blamed for velvetleaf outbreak in maize crops

Imported maize used as chicken feed is being blamed as the likely cause of velvetleaf being found in Waikato maize crops....


India | 4 May 2016
Drought sparks distress sale of cattle

Acute shortage of fodder triggered by prolonged heat wave across Telangana is driving thousands of farmers to sell off their ...


USA | 4 May 2016
Aging agriculturalists: Study raises concern over farmland future

LaSalle Florists has been growing for 82 years, but current owner John LaSalle, who says he started at age 3 in the business ...


Ireland | 4 May 2016
Dairy farmers push for suspension of superlevy

The Cork-based dairy farmer wants the new minister to prioritise the full use of the EU Commission’s temporary State Aid allo...


USA | 4 May 2016
Global dairy prices fall, but whole milk prices on the rise

International milk prices slipped on Wednesday, weighing on hopes that prices were beginning to recover after two consecutive...


Publish date: 4 May 2016
Skilled Stock Person & Arable Operat...

Multi-talented help needed for varied role on family farm in Wiltshire.  Day to day responsibility of suckler herd as we...


Skilled Stock Person & Arable Operator job in  >>>Wiltshire<<<
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Tractor Driver/Telehandler Operator Job ...

Busy farming enterprise based on several locations requires an enthusiastic, conscientious tractor driver/telehandler operato...


Tractor Driver/Telehandler Operator Job in  >>>West Sussex<<<
Publish date: 4 May 2016
COMPETENT MACHINERY OPERATORS & GENE...

Highly mechanised progressive large arable farming company based in Essex requires Competent Machinery Operators and General ...


COMPETENT MACHINERY OPERATORS & GENERAL FARM WORKERS.   Jobs in >>>Essex<<<
Publish date: 4 May 2016
Herdsman: Job on grass based dairy farm&...

Herdsman required on a 300 cow block calved, grass based family farm in Warwickshire.  Excellent opportunity to learn an...


Herdsman: Job on grass based dairy farm in   >>>Warwickshire<<<   With excellent career progression prospects.
Publish date: 4 May 2016
Unit Manager for a 300 cow Aut...

Unit Manager for a 300 cow block calved, grass based dairy herd and followers in Warwickshire.  The candi...


Unit Manager for a 300 cow Autumn block calved, grass based dairy herd in >>>Warwickshire<<<
Publish date: 4 May 2016
Experienced Arable Operator for large mi...

We require an experienced machine operator in all arable tasks to the highest standards  from telescopic loade...


Experienced Arable Operator for large mixed farm: job in  >>>Northamptonshire<<<
4 May 2016 | Poultry | Viewed 2217 times
H7N7 Avian Influenza of high pathogenicity in poultry in Italy

Preliminary Outbreak AssessmentThe Italian Authorities have reported an outbreak of H7N7 HPAI in commercial chicken layer...


4 May 2016 | Renewable Energy | Viewed 4207 times
Energy Entrepreneurs Report 2016

Overview of Independent Energy Generation across Great Britain


3 May 2016 | Arable | Viewed 1039 times
Gleadell Market Report - Fertiliser 29th April 2016

Calum Findlay, Gleadell’s fertiliser manager, comments on the fertiliser markets


3 May 2016 | Crops and Cereals | Viewed 1078 times
Gleadell Market Report - Wheat and Oilseed Rape 29th April 2016

David Sheppard, Gleadell's managing director, comments on the wheat market


3 May 2016 | Crops and Cereals | Viewed 2878 times
Opportunities of New Plant Breeding Techniques

Products from new breeding techniques provide major opportunities for making agriculture more sustainable.This makes them...


1 May 2016 | Dairy | Viewed 3874 times
FUW Report into the Post-Quota Dairy Sector April 2016

A report on the current state of the Welsh dairy sector has been launched by the Farmers’ Union of Wales in order to id...


29 April 2016
Bristol Food Connections 2016

Food Connections is a new kind of food festival, one that delivers more than just the opportunity to watch others c...


4 May 2016
All-Energy 2016

On behalf of the All-Energy team, we would very much like to extend our immense gratitude to all of the visitors, e...


4 May 2016
Badminton Horse Trials 2016

The Badminton Horse Trials is a three-day event, one of only six annual Concours Complet International (CCI) Four S...


5 May 2016
RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2016

Set amongst the beautiful Malvern Hills, the RHS Malvern Spring Gardening Show is a gardening show with feeling.
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7 May 2016
Neilston Show 2016

Neilston Cattle Show began life early in the 19th Century as a result of a dispute between two farmers from the vil...


8 May 2016
South Suffolk Agricultural Show 2016

The South Suffolk Show is a one day agricultural show regarded by many as one of the leading shows of its type in t...


10 May 2016
British Pig & Poultry Fair 2016

The only dedicated UK pig & poultry industry event. The British Pig & Poultry Fair is the technical business ex...


International Business and Management (Food and Ag...

This is a three-year degree course for full-time students with a 20-week work placement in year two. It aims to equ...


NPTC Tractor Driving Related Operations

The course includes:- Risk Assessment- Pre-start checks- Driving tractor around pre-set course- Hitching ...


Tractor - Introduction to Tractor Driving (Tractor...

This one day course is suitable for the complete novice and anyone assisting with harvest. Topics covered include:...


Intermediate Apprenticeship Land-Based Engineering...

This work-based route includes practising and demonstrating a range of advanced skills or specialising in either ag...


Safe Use of Pesticides Module PA6 Hand Held Applic...

This is a one day course preparing candidates to take NPTC PA6 Hand Held Applicators (Knapsack) testAreas of st...


Level 3 Extended Diploma in Countryside Management...

Carries the same UCAS points weighting and is equivalent to studying 3 A Levels. The emphasis of this course is to ...


Practical Lamb Butchery

Our "Get Skilled in Butchery" programme offers a range of half, one and two day courses. Courses are hand...


Featured Shows

All-Energy is the UK’s largest renewable energy event, held on 4th-5th May 2016
10-11 MAY The British Pig & Poultry Fair is the UK’s only dedicated pig and poultry indust...
Join over 25,000 farmers, agronomists and industry suppliers on the 15th & 16th June at Ch...
Held early July each year, the Livestock Event is the leading B2B event for the UK livesto...
Dedicated annual one-day event for the dairy industry, held on Wednesday 14th September 20...

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Chicago Reports

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4 May 2016
EU Reports

03/05/16 -- EU grains mostly lower, with fresh news scarce and some markets ckosed for May Day/...


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28 April 2016
Pig industry set to improve
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Pig industry set to improve

There maybe sunshine on the horizon for the pig industry after enduring a difficult year. According to a market spe...


27 April 2016
UK Dairy Day 2015 Video - Overview - Short Video

UK Dairy Day is an annual industry event held in Shropshire. The 2015 event on Wednesday 16th September attracted o...


21 April 2016
Tesco changes green beans to cut food waste

New partnership between Tesco and Kenyan produce growers will save 135 tonnes of edible fine bean crop from going t...


19 April 2016
Syngenta presents Oil Seed Rape - Flea Beetle Prob...

Farmers are seeing some of the worst oil seed rape crops they have ever seen this year.  Numbers of recorded c...


15 April 2016
Difficult Year Joret

Lion Eggs chief Andrew Joret fears the next year could be a difficult one for egg producers, although he is optimis...


Bocketts Farm Park

Bocketts Farm is a working family farm set in the beautiful Surrey countryside.The combination of animals and p...


Snettisham Park

Snettisham Park , incorporating Park Farm, first opened to the public in 1986, and is a working Norfolk farm growin...


Farmer Palmer's Farm Park

Welcome to Farmer Palmer's Farm Park. The team are proud to offer you a great value family day out in Dorset! Your ...


Puxton Park

Set within 40 acres of rolling Somerset countryside, our family run adventure park allows you to explore, learn, ha...


Fantasy Farm Park

Fantasy Farm Park is situated in the heart of the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside.It opened to the public in 19...


Kenyon Hall Farm Shop & Pyo

The Kenyon Hall Farm Shop, Café and Plant Centre are set in 500 acres of Cheshire and Lancashire countryside on the...


Knitsley Farm Shop

In the shop we have a carefully selected cheese display which boasts the best of the region with some cheeses caref...


Gonalston Farm Shop

After a centuries old family tradition of meat production, Ross and Georgina Mason opened the doors of Gonalston Fa...


Pauls Farm Shop

Pauls Farm Shop is a second generation family business that prides itself on providing high quality, locally source...


Pearce's Farm Shop

Are you are looking for a quick break for a drink, a leisurely lunch, an afternoon picking fruit with the children,...



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