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Global dairy prices rise but trade remains 'cautious'

Global dairy prices have increased again for the sixth consecutive time since December last year. First Milk Chairman Sir Jim Paice MP said that wh...


Community matters, say new leaders of Young Farmers’ Clubs

Putting Young Farmers’ Clubs firmly at the heart of their local communities is the goal of the new top team at the National Federation of Young Farmer...


5 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
MPs add thoughts to dairy debate but time for action

A report published by a cross-party group of MPs and Peers into the state of the British dairy sector has been fully endorsed by the NFU. The Dairy...


5 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
First Milk farmers 'questioning their future'

NFU Cymru says First Milk members are shocked at the forecast milk price set for April under their new A and B pricing model and the Union is concerne...


Milk producers warned over cow health during grazing season

Milk producers are being urged to monitor cows closely for signs of acidosis throughout the grazing season, with research showing that one in ten anim...


4 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,NFU
Milk board chairman appears before Commons Committee

NFU Cymru's Milk Board Chairman, Aled Jones, has appeared before the House of Commons’ Welsh Affairs Committee and outlined to them the current situat...


4 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
Farmers 'will be rightly shocked' at forecast milk prices for April

First Milk members 'will be rightly shocked' at the forecast milk price set for April under their new A and B pricing model, according to the National...


3 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Milk delivery Easter strike looms

Milk supplies are to be hit over Easter as union members working for Arla Foods are set to strike over terms and conditions. Gmb said their members...


Scientists use mouse gene to create TB-resistant cattle

Scientists have created the first genetically engineered cattle which they say are resistant to tuberculosis, thereby reducing the need to cull infect...


27 February 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Lack of disease controls ruining UK cattle industry

UK cattle farmers must take firmer control of cattle disease if they are to remain competitive and secure future markets, domestically and overseas, f...


27 February 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
EU refers Italy to Court of Justice for failure to recover milk levies

The Commission decided today to refer Italy to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to meet its responsibilities in recovery the lev...


Glasgow scientists tackle animal diseases with US counterparts

Scientists in Glasgow are working with colleagues at Kansas State University to tackle animal diseases caused by bunyaviruses. The University has r...


Welsh farmers 'must recover funding' as NFU meets EU Commissioner

NFU Cymru officeholders met with the new EU Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan, to discuss a number of key areas where he can help support Welsh agr...


TB 'greatest threat to our beef industry' as Truss pledges to continue with cull

A future Conservative government would continue with the badger cull as Environment Secretary Liz Truss spoke at the National Farmers' Union Conferenc...


24 February 2015 | Dairy,News,NFU
Liz Truss: ‘We’re doing all we can for dairy farmers’

Defra Secretary of State Liz Truss says the government is doing all it can for dairy farmers to retain capacity in the “vital” sector. Some farme...



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