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28 April 2015| Cattle,Dairy,News

28 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News
Consumers want free range milk and more transparent labeling, new survey says

In response to consumer demand, World Animal Protection are calling for transparent milk labeling and clarity about the number of cows in intensive in...


28 April 2015 | Dairy,News
Abolition of milk quota may carry a hidden benefit for farmers

One of the parcel of measures associated with the current reform of the Common Agricultural Policy is that Milk Quota, initially introduced in 1984, h...


24 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Arla announce milk price increase for April

Arla has announced the UK standard litre has increased by 0.03ppl to 25.83ppl, following confirmation of the exchange rate used in the currency smooth...


24 April 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
Fines for French and Spanish dairies

A number of leading French dairy companies have been fined the equivalent of £160 million for involvement in yoghurt price fixing between 2006 and 201...


24 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Education,News
New Farm Manager at NSC’s Walford Campus

The bells of change have rang in for the College Farm at North Shropshire College’s (NSC) Walford Campus, as our new farm Manager starts work. Stephe...


Dairyman sees real benefits in tractor control technologies

Tractor owners and operators familiar with levers for gear-shifting and operating hydraulic spool valves don’t always appreciate it when a manufacture...


16 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Two generations of milk production to end as dairy herd is sold at auction

A Shropshire family’s decision to cease milk production will result in an important dispersal sale of the entire milking portion of their long founded...


14 April 2015 | Dairy,Market Reports,News
EU milk entering Russia through Belarus

EU milk has been entering Russia via Belarus to avoid the trade embargo – particularly milk from Poland and Lithuania. In the last five months of ...


Livestock Event wins major award

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers has been awarded one of the most prestigious accolades within the exhibition industry for its live robo...


Ice pigging technology offers dairy industry significant savings

New analysis published today by the Carbon Trust quantifies the benefits of introducing ‘ice pigging’, an innovative way of cleaning pipework using ic...


10 April 2015 | Dairy,Finance,Market Reports,News
Dairy farmers competitiveness will be tested as milk quotas abolished

The abolition of milk quotas in Europe on 1st April has resulted in a number of leading institutions providing forecasts about what this will mean to ...


10 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Market Reports,News
EU milk sector growth 'dependent on exports'

The top 14 milk producing countries in Europe will increase their production by between 6.8 and 23.2 billion litres per annum by 2020 following the en...


Improving young stock performance

Livestock farmers can find out how to improve their young stock rearing at a farm walk hosted by Kevin and Ann Jones at Bryn Mawr, Northop, Flintshire...


Action needed to boost farmgate prices in period of 'extreme uncertainty', farm groups warn

There is a 'desperate need' to improve farmgate returns given low incomes and the uncertainty facing the industry over the coming years, the Farmers' ...


Livestock farmers warned over leptospirosis threat

Leptospirosis remains a common threat to dairy and beef herds in Britain, according to extensive new data collected over the last 18 months. This l...



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