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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...


24 February 2015 | Finance,News,Organic,Supermarkets
Organic market going strong amid tumbling food prices

Sales of organic products increased by 4% in 2014 amidst a significant reduction was seed in both food prices and food spending. Shoppers spent an ...


24 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
Market slump causing 'lack of confidence' among farmers

The impact of market volatility on farming businesses and the ongoing difficulties in the dairy sector were high on the agenda when Ceredigion NFU Cym...


24 February 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
Mansion Tax a 'threat to the traditional country house'

As the May general election draws closer, flaws in the proposed Mansion Tax are being seen in a sharper light. There are concerns that its applic...


23 February 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy industry may vanish in 10 years, NFU Shropshire chairman says

We have fewer than 10,000 dairy farmers now. At the the current rate we may not have a dairy industry in 10 years, according to NFU Shropshire Chairma...


One arrest in Avon anti-rural crime operation

Dozens of officers across the force area took part in an overnight operation last Friday to deter and disrupt rural crime simultaneously with neighbou...


20 February 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
Farmland prices to slow as income pressures take hold

Uncertainty surrounding CAP reforms, political issues and the pressure on farm incomes are causing farmers to be cautious about taking on large capita...


19 February 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Global Dairy Trade reports increase in world prices

The Global Dairy Trade has reported an increase of 34% in world dairy prices this month. It's a difficult time for milk producers, however the long...


19 February 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Increased milk prices for Dutch dairy farmers: Is it an early sign of stabilisation?

Dutch dairy company Friesland Campina has increased its milk price for February. The cooperative said the rise of €1.25/100kg (equivalent to 0.9p...



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