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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...


5 March 2015 | Finance,News,Renewables
UK solar policy is changing

Last week, DECC released the results of the contracts for difference (CfDs) auction and just 5 solar projects were successful, totaling 72MW. After Ap...


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...


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...


3 March 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
Farmland stock set for first ever London flotation

The first flotation of a farmland and arable landowning group is set to happen on London's Alternative Investment Market. Greenshields Agri has dev...


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...


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 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Market volatility takes its toll on Welsh farm incomes

Increased volatility has been highlighted today with the latest Welsh Government Farm Income forecasts predicting a decline in the profitability of fa...


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...


26 February 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
Rural landowners call for Chancellor to reform compulsory purchase

An overhaul of the rules that govern how councils and infrastructure companies like HS2 Ltd can compulsorily purchase land is a vital piece in the puz...


26 February 2015 | Finance,News,Pigs,Supermarkets
British pig industry 'being sold short by Brussels'

The British pig industry has made huge strides in professionalism — but in some areas it is being sold short by Brussels, National Pig Association cha...


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...


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...



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19 February 2015
Finance Analyst - Manufacturing Bournville (Fixed Term/Secondment 6 Months)
Our Bournville site is home to Cadbury, where we produce well known products such as Cadbury Dairy Milk, Roses, Crème Egg - w...

26 February 2015
Conference Producer
The Agrimoney business serves agriculture and food companies; Conference Producer – International Agribusiness Finance Events...

27 February 2015
Assistant Accountant
The Finance Office is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified individual to the post of Assistant Accountant within the finan...

24 February 2015
Finance Analyst - Manufacturing
Our Bournville site is home to Cadbury, where we produce well known products such as Cadbury Dairy Milk, Roses, Crème Egg - w...

4 March 2015
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Home to some of the UK's leading dairy brands, including Cravendale, Anchor, Lurpak and Tickler, Arla Foods is the UK's numbe...









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