05 July 2015 | Online since 2003

3 July 2015| Feed and Forage,News

The Feed Adviser Register (FAR) continues to meet its overall objectives, according to AIC Services Managing Director John Kelley. The Register, which was launched two year ago in May has nearly 1200 members and the vast majority of these have already completed their core competencies in the first two training modules. At the same time the Register’s working group is now preparing to launch module three, which will align environmental core com...





3 July 2015 | Feed and Forage,News
Feed Adviser Register continuing to meet its objectives

The Feed Adviser Register (FAR) continues to meet its overall objectives, according to AIC Services Managing Director John Kelley. The Register, which...


NFU Cymru celebrates Welsh Food in the Senedd

To celebrate the quality and taste of the Welsh food that farmers produce, NFU Cymru is holding an event tomorrow with Assembly Members in the Senedd ...


16 June 2015 | Crops,Feed and Forage,News
Physiological extras in maize

John Ball of Agrovista was expecting Comet 200 (pyraclostrobin) to control the main diseases in his maize trials last year, but perhaps what he wasn’t...


Breakthrough technology 'could help prevent future crop failures'

An expert in environmental toxins at The University of Nottingham has developed a new antifungal technology which has the potential to play a major ro...


Livestock Event: The Feed Science Forums

A series of Feed Science Forums designed to offer practical science based advice to all farmers as well as for consultants and feed advisors will be h...


The importance of efficient feeding for dairy farmers

Feeding is often the biggest expense on any dairy farm. The labour costs related to and the feed itself amount to up to 70% of any farms’ production c...


UK not self-sufficient in food production as government report encourages action

Farmers have said they are 'pleased' that the government has recognised the strong desire to secure the long-term future of food production in the UK....


Agri-skills conference will discuss industry challenges

The region’s agricultural industry will come together at a conference next week to discuss the challenge of narrowing the skills gap in food and farmi...


Grants will offer farmers and land owners 'real opportunities'

With the start of March comes the opening of the window for the new 2015 Countryside Productivity Scheme (CPS). With the recent changes to the CA...


Government reveals economic plan for farming sector

An economic plan for the food and farming sector that will ensure 'this thriving industry continues to grow and create jobs' has been revealed by Envi...


18 February 2015 | Feed and Forage,News,NFU,Supermarkets
British agriculture 'hugely important' issue ahead of election

The NFU will launch a national campaign next week to highlight the importance of food and farming ahead of the general election. The “Great British...


18 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Feed and Forage,News
Tensions in the potato supply chain follow two years of overproduction

“Two seasons of over supply are causing great pain for our potato growers,” states Potato Council chair Fiona Fell. Difficult times Twelve month...


10 February 2015 | Feed and Forage,News,Supermarkets
FUW rejects Red Tractor beef lifetime assurance

The Farmers' Union of Wales has rejected proposals to ratchet up Red Tractor Farm Assurance rules on the grounds that it would add to bureaucracy and ...


EU over-regulation causing 'severe' damage to UK agriculture

There are severe impacts on UK agriculture and the wider economy being caused by the loss or restriction of Plant Protection Products (PPPs) due to 'o...


Is EU membership damaging UK farming?

Membership of the EU is damaging the British farming industry, according to Environment Secretary Liz Truss. "There are benefits to being in a sing...



Feed and Forage Jobs


Start Date: 19 June 2015
Job for Permanent Shepherd/Stockman sought on a busy mixed farm in Kent

This role has come available for an experienced stock person to work alongside contract shepherds on a flock of 750 suffolkXm...


Start Date: 1 July 2015
Start Date: 28 June 2015
Job Quadtrac Driver required for Primary and Secondary cultivations in Northumberland.

1 x Quadtrac Driver required for a 1100ha arable farm near Morpeth,  Northumberland.

To operate a&nbs...


Start Date: 19 June 2015
Experienced Stockman/Tractor Driver/General Farm Worker  >>Newtown, Mid Wales<<

Experienced Stockman/general farm work able to drive a tractor. 

200 beef cows, 2500 ewe flock and our mechanised po...


Start Date: 18 June 2015
Job  Fencer/ General farm worker in central Scotland

Working along side fencing contractor with sheep and beef work periodically.












Top Feed and Forage news
15 September 2014 | Feed and Forage

Win £1000 off your next fertiliser order

Quality fertiliser is the key to yield and that holds true whether it’s app...


2 September 2014 | Feed and Forage

Spy in the bag - Laying hen nutrition

Ever wondered what’s in your hens feed but were too afraid to ask? In this ...


16 July 2014 | Feed and Forage

Seven steps for forage success

Poor optimisation of forage yields through simple losses in field, clamp an...


14 July 2014 | Feed and Forage

UK farming policy needs overhaul to tack...

Major changes are needed to the UK's food and farming policy if it is to co...


25 April 2014 | Feed and Forage

Conference told that supplies of GM soya...

Former European Union agriculture commissioner Franz Fischler says that sto...


31 March 2014 | Feed and Forage

Ukraine crisis threatens feed prices

The political crisis in Ukraine is threatening to reverse recent falls in t...


8 November 2013 | Feed and Forage

First containerised Indian Non-GM Soymea...

The first, fully sealed 20Mt containers of Cert ID Non GM certified Indian ...


20 June 2013 | Feed and Forage

GM will revolutionise UK agriculture, sa...

GM crops offer a 'wonderful opportunity' to benefit human health as they ar...


3 June 2013 | Feed and Forage

Sainsbury's test egg producers for GM fe...

Free range egg producers supplying eggs for Sainsbury's supermarkets have b...


Knowledge Centre Downloads
6 June 2013| Views 2020

Feeding the Future

Innovation requirements for primary food production in the UK to 2030. This...


9 April 2014| Views 1979

Soil nutrient balances UK provisional es...

Soil nutrient balances provide a method for estimating the annual nutrient ...


8 April 2014| Views 2444

British survey of fertiliser practice - ...

Information about uses and users of the British survey of fertiliser practi...


30 May 2014| Views 2204

Agriculture in the United Kingdom 2013

This annual publication provides an overview of agriculture in the UK. It c...


Related Companies

AB Vista

Cotesi UK

Top stories you may have missed
5 June 2015 | Cattle

A strong pound and increased red meat imports coupled with a plentiful dome...


5 June 2015 | Arable

Depression is affecting Wales' farming industry and there is a need to use ...


5 June 2015 | Arable

With just one week to go before the final judging and announcement of the w...


5 June 2015 | Finance

A rural law expert has highlighted the importance of good succession planni...


5 June 2015 | Farmshops

A south Yorkshire dairy farming family is pulling out all the stops to prom...


4 June 2015 | Finance

Predicting what is going to happen to wheat prices is a challenge, but in s...


4 June 2015 | Agri Safety

A Lancashire based livestock theft prevention scheme is aiming to go nation...


4 June 2015 | News

A female farmer has been recognised by the farming and conservation industr...


4 June 2015 | Finance

The new Conservative government appears to be preparing to implement cuts f...


4 June 2015 | Arable

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) will have mobile support units at the follo...