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26 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy farmers need to be better prepared for market changes

Dairy farmers need to be better prepared for market changes after a new report revealed that their numbers have halved in the last decade. It comes...


22 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Future's bright for milk industry, Welsh government director says

It's a difficult time for milk producers, however the long term trend for consumption of dairy products 'remains positive' and prices will correct the...


22 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Welsh dairy industry at mercy of a 'perfect storm'

The Welsh Government must do more to champion the Welsh dairy industry as it faces severe challenges in the face of a perfect storm. That was the m...


22 January 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
HS2 compulsory purchase code 'not fit for purpose'

A full and fair compensation package for HS2 is still needed for agricultural owner occupiers, the NFU have said. NFU rural surveyor Louise Staples...


22 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Thousands get ready to claim Basic Payment Scheme in 2015

The Rural Payments Agency is inviting thousands more farmers and landowners to register on new the service to claim this year's payments. RPA CEO M...


22 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Don't blame supermarkets for milk crisis, says First Milk chairman Paice

The crisis in the dairy industry is not the fault of supermarkets, according to First Milk Chairman Sir Jim Paice, who was speaking to NFU members in ...


21 January 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
Groceries adjudicator 'currently ineffective and not helping dairy farmers'

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers has supported the EFRA committee’s call for the Groceries Code Adjudicator’s (GCA) powers to be extende...


21 January 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
Farmers challenge government over HS2 compensation

Farmers are challenging the government over the rate of interest it pays on late compensation to businesses affected by HS2. CLA President Henry Ro...


21 January 2015 | Finance,News,NFU,Property News
Farm businesses in danger if risk-based approach isn’t taken

The NFU says that failure to ensure a risk-based approach on endocrine disruptors will result in significant financial impact for their members and wi...


21 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
NFU backs EFRA report into milk prices

The NFU has today fully endorsed the House of Commons’ Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee report on dairy prices. Ten recommendat...


20 January 2015 | Finance,News,Renewables
Solar power cost 'falling faster than any other technology'

The cost of solar power is falling faster than any other technology, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has found. P...


20 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
First Milk farmers urged to 'reconsider'

First Milk members have been urged to reconsider their business plans to survive the milk price slump by John Owen, Royal Association of British Dairy...


20 January 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News,Supermarkets
Retail milk discounting 'totally unacceptable'

Many farming businesses are increasingly under threat from an ever growing competitive retail environment, NFU members were told at a recent meeting. ...


19 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy farmers threaten to quit as First Milk withdraw Monday's payments

Dairy farmers across the UK have threatened to quit as market problems continue, as First Milk decided to delay payments to farmers from today. Fir...


18 January 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News,Property News
Dairy tenant landlords urged to review rent charges

Landlords of tenant dairy farmers are being urged to review how much they charge in rents, the NFU Tenants Forum have said. The call comes followin...



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