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The government has said that its backed Food Enterprise Zones will create more than 10,000 new jobs and inject investment into rural communities across the country. The 17 government-backed Food Enterprise Zones (FEZs), stretching from Cumbria to Cornwall, will aim attract investment to the rural economy. Championing celebrated British foods, including the Melton Mowbray pork pie, stilton cheese and Norfolk pork, the hubs have been awarded ...





3 July 2015 | Finance,News
Food hubs aim to attract investment into rural economy

The government has said that its backed Food Enterprise Zones will create more than 10,000 new jobs and inject investment into rural communities acros...


Funding deal for revolutionary AD on-farm system

Devon-based renewable energy company New Generation Biogas (NGB) has agreed a funding deal to build and install three of its anaerobic digester plants...


Growing threat of Bovine TB worries insurance market

In the lead up to May’s general election, one issue proved more divisive than any other for rural areas: how best to tackle Bovine TB. Like many ot...


29 June 2015 | Arable,Crops,Finance,News
Sugar beet prices announced for 2016/17

After an extensive and detailed negotiation process, the NFU and British Sugar have written to sugar beet growers today to announce the sugar beet pri...


29 June 2015 | Finance,News
British farming continues to invest in improvements despite deflated prices, volatile markets and rising costs

British farming continues to invest in improvements despite deflated prices, volatile markets and rising input costs. Head of the Agricultural Mortgag...


29 June 2015 | Cattle,Finance,News
High returns from managing feed costs

Conventional Holstein Friesian herds with the highest feed costs per litre spend 6p a litre more on purchased feeds compared with those with the lowes...


25 June 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
More misery for Scottish dairy farmers?

Intolerable pressure continues to be heaped on dairy farmers supplying the co-operative First Milk. From 1 July, First Milk will further reduce the...


24 June 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Milk prices 'simply not sustainable', says NFU as First Milk make further cuts

First Milk has announced another price cut to its supplier members from July 1st 2015. Milk pools will see their standard litre price reduced by 1p...


24 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
EU farm subsidies 'vital' as farmers suffer cash flow concerns

The importance of European Union direct payments underpinning food production has been highlighted by NFU Cymru today in its response to the Welsh Gov...


23 June 2015 | Finance,News
Farmers need to be cautious following Defra cuts

Buckinghamshire-based Chartered Accountants, The Fish Partnership, are warning farmers to be vigilant following the announcement of cuts to the Depart...


23 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
UK cereals industry 'one step closer' to Chinese barley market

The UK cereals industry is one step closer to gaining access to one of the world’s largest barley markets following an inspection visit organised by A...


22 June 2015 | Finance,News,Organic
Improved payments for organic farming

Farmers wishing to produce to organic standards in England can now take advantage of new funding opportunities. Defra has announced the details of it...


22 June 2015 | Finance,News
Busy farmers hit with raft of funding deadlines

Farmers are being advised to keep an eye on a series of deadlines relating to a variety of grants available through the Rural Payments Agency (RPA). ...


22 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
NFU calls on Truss to 'honour Defra CAP commitment'

NFU Scotland has called on the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Liz Truss MP, to honour a Defra commitment to review UK CAP...


22 June 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
Gap in actual milk prices paid doubles

The gap between the 10% highest and 10% lowest paid milk producers has almost doubled in a year, as milk prices for all have fallen. Analysis of Ki...



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