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Get more UK produce in Tesco stores, Lochhead urges

Food Secretary welcomes Tesco’s £2.1 billion worth of sales of Scottish produce. Scotland’s Food Secretary Richard Lochhead has encouraged Tesco ch...


22 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Arla milk price cut is 'yet another major setback'

Arla has announced that it will cut the price it pays to its UK members by 0.84p from May 25 taking their standard litre price to 24.99p. Reacting ...


New government must hold its nerve and 'roll out badger cull', says CLA President Henry Robinson

Ministers must 'hold their nerve' and deliver on the strategy for tackling bovine TB which 'must include the roll out of the badger cull', CLA Preside...


21 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy Crest profits plummet as dairy market difficulties continue

Pre-tax profits at Dairy Crest have plummeted by 59 percent as its milk operations continue to suffer from market difficulties, over supply and fallin...


Ket autumn livestock event date announced for 2015

Glyn Howatson, representing Wales, David Macarthur and Richard Henderson, Scotland and Philip Dawson England, comprise the line-up of judges announced...


18 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News
Farming unions meet to discuss milk contracts

A working group of farming organisations has met to assess the current state of the dairy sector and to review areas where they can work collaborative...


British butchers in training for Tri-Nations contest

A group of top British butchers have been sharpening their skills ahead of this year’s Tri-Nations Butchers Challenge. The 2015 challenge will be h...


Feedback between cattle and badgers 'crucial' to controlling bovine TB

New research from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge has found that BTB is most likely to be under control in both species taken in isolation. ...


Veterinary President warns of 'creep of non-stun slaughter' in Scotland

John Blackwell, President of the British Veterinary Association (BVA), warned there are challenges ahead for the Scottish Government and vets in Scotl...


Prince Charles expressed milk price and TB concerns in letters to Blair

Prince Charles expressed concerns that retailers had farmers in an 'arm lock' over the price of milk and also gave his support to the culling of badge...


Robotic milkers to be on show at Balmoral

A live robotic milking exhibition will be on show from today at the Balmoral Show, where a herd of 40 cows will make the short journey from Drayne's f...


Rural Payments Agency mobile unit to attend Beef Expo

A Rural Payments Agency (RPA) mobile support unit will be attending the National Beef Association’s 2015 Beef Expo in York on Thursday 21 May. The ...


Fertilisers to boost animal health and productivity

Livestock producers can now improve animal health and productivity by applying enriched fertilisers to their pasture, following the launch of two new ...


Livestock Event: Workshops and hoof trimming dems

Cattle and sheep farmers will be able to get a new grip on lameness by visiting two practical demonstrations and workshops at Livestock Event to be st...


7 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Efficient use of forage important as dairy farmers seek to expand

Dairy farmers seeking to expand following the end of milk quotas last month should do so with improved use of forage at the heart of their plans. T...



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