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Role of agriculture being overlooked, claims FUW manifesto

The Farmers’ Union of Wales 2015 general election manifesto has highlighted the all-to-often overlooked central role agriculture plays in both rural a...


31 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Supermarkets
Ayrshire Dunlop cheese wins protected status

Cheese lovers across the world now have another slice to add to their cheese board as Traditional Ayrshire Dunlop cheese becomes the latest food to be...


31 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
'Act responsibly' as milk quotas end after 30 years

As EU milk quotas come to an end, NFU dairy board chairman Rob Harrison has urged all countries to act responsibly and collectively in order to manage...


30 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Ending EU milk quota 'a threat' to small scale dairy farmers, MEP warns

The EU milk quota regime comes to an end tomorrow, first introduced in 1984 at a time when EU production far outstripped demand, the quota regime was ...


Britain's farmers 'not optimistic about the future,' says survey

Britain’s farmers are feeling less optimistic about the future than they did in 2014, according to a survey conducted by MHA, the UK-wide group of acc...


Dairy heifers peak at £2,420 as trade remains strong at Shrewsbury mart

The dairy trade at Shrewsbury Auction Centre has remained good throughout the challenging time for the industry and now shows signs of sharpening with...


26 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Farmers welcome Arla milk price move

Arla has announced that it will increase the price it pays to its UK members by 0.83ppl from March 30. This will take their standard litre price to 25...


25 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Scottish dairy plan hopes to grasp opportunities in domestic market

Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead published a 25 point plan to help support the Scottish dairy sector on a visit to a dairy producer in Angus. ...


One week left to apply for badger vaccination grant, farmers told

The Welsh Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, has reminded landowners that they have just over a week to apply for a grant to support...


25 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,NFU
Review of Welsh dairy welcomed by NFU

NFU Cymru has welcomed the report by Andy Richardson (Corporate Communications Manager at Volac) who was tasked by Welsh Government Deputy Minister Re...


23 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy Crest sale review referred back to UK competition authorities

On 6 November 2014 Dairy Crest announced that it had agreed to sell the assets of its Dairies operations to Müller UK & Ireland Group (“Muller”). ...


The Budget 2015: A Farmer's Budget?

“In the run up to the Budget 2015 most commentators were predicting that there would be very little by way of new announcements, and that it would be ...


Budget 2015: Government aims to help farmers in volatile market

The Chancellor's decision to allow farmers and growers five years to average their incomes will help many currently struggling in volatile markets, th...


18 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
'Extreme price variations' will continue to impact European dairy

With the EU milk quota set to be removed on 1 April 2015, production will become further concentrated in the key milk-producing regions of Northern an...


Dairy calf performance 'boosted when worm pressures reduced'

Planning ahead to manage worm burden challenges will help to ensure farmers reap the economic benefit of targeting heifers to calve at 24 months. “...



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