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The Agri-Food Chain Coalition, representing 11 leading industry associations across the agri-food chain, today presented its joint declaration entitled: “Food for Thought: a vision for unlocking the potential of agriculture and food industries in the EU” to the Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan. The event took place on the first day of the Food & Drink Week at the Universal Expo in Milan with the aim of showcasing the importance of science ...





A vision for unlocking farming potential in the EU

The Agri-Food Chain Coalition, representing 11 leading industry associations across the agri-food chain, today presented its joint declaration entitle...


EU grains trade higher; Euro weakness friendly to Paris grain

EU grains trade higher, playing catch-up with strong gains posted in US markets on Friday night, and with Paris grains supported by further euro weakn...


Wheat market gives up gains achieved over past sessions

Soycomplex Beans closed around 4-5 cents easier. It seems that the trade has positioned itself where it wants to be heading into next week's USDA a...


25 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Our favourite fruits, vegetables, nuts and many more are at risk

MEP Anthea McIntyre along with the Agri-food chain Roundtable for Plant Protection, consisting of 19 EU associations, hosted an event in the European ...


25 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Aphid action reaps rewards of potato virus reduction

Potato aphid numbers are now building up, coinciding with many seed crops at early growth stages that are particularly vulnerable to virus infection. ...


24 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
EU farm subsidies 'vital' as farmers suffer cash flow concerns

The importance of European Union direct payments underpinning food production has been highlighted by NFU Cymru today in its response to the Welsh Gov...


EU grains close higher on continued euro weakness

EU grains closed mostly higher, with continued euro weakness on Greek nervousness helping support the French market. The one remaining old crop London...


Widespread reports of crop damage to winter wheat on rain-sodden US plains

Soycomplex Beans, meal and oil all closed with small losses on the nears, although there were some minimal gains in some of the deferred positions....


High tech 'cow bell' brings revolution to cattle movement

A new wearable tracking collar created by Cambridge Industrial Design (CID) is enabling farmers to locate exactly where their dairy cattle are, helpin...


Wheat market closed with solid gains

Soycomplex Beans and meal closed with strong gains on US planting concerns ahead of tonight's latest crop progress report from the USDA. That put U...


23 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
UK cereals industry 'one step closer' to Chinese barley market

The UK cereals industry is one step closer to gaining access to one of the world’s largest barley markets following an inspection visit organised by A...


EU grains close higher; crop yield forecasts lowered

EU grains closed mostly higher, with the euro "shaky" ahead of what could be a pivotal week for Greece and the Eurozone. The Greeks need to repay the ...


23 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Potato growth surge demands strong blight protection

Potato crops that have been held in check by the cold weather are expected to put on a surge of new growth after any rain or irrigation when condition...


Simplification plans should get UK farmers 'back to producing food'

The NFU urged Europe’s leading farm official to use his plans for simplification as an opportunity to get the UK's farmers back to the job of producin...


22 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
NFU calls on Truss to 'honour Defra CAP commitment'

NFU Scotland has called on the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Liz Truss MP, to honour a Defra commitment to review UK CAP...



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