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17 April 2015 | Market Reports,News,Pigs
High-flying pork prices 'come back down to earth'

Pork prices are sharply lower, as robust global supply growth (driven by the US, Russia and Brazil) has outpaced rather subdued demand, dragging produ...


17 April 2015 | Cereal,Crops,Farmshops,News,Produce
UK’s first commercial aquaponic farm to open in London

A London warehouse is being converted into the UK’s first commercial aquaponic farm, creating a pioneering new model for sustainable, ethical food pro...


16 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Two generations of milk production to end as dairy herd is sold at auction

A Shropshire family’s decision to cease milk production will result in an important dispersal sale of the entire milking portion of their long founded...


16 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Scottish government grants farm payment extension

The Scottish deadline for farmers and crofters to submit their Single Application Form (SAF) has been extended, under flexibility from the EU, until J...


16 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Maintain fungicide use to protect yields

In stark contrast to spring 2014 growers across the country are reporting crops to be generally clean of disease. This will undoubtedly come as welcom...


Asda apologises over lamb mislabeling

A leading retailer has apologised after selling imported lamb in a Borders store incorrectly labelled as being born, bred and slaughtered in the UK. ...


15 April 2015 | News,Renewables
Inazin powers through 200MW milestone

Inazin Power Ltd, a leading developer of large renewable energy projects in the UK, has successfully developed and managed the build and connection of...


15 April 2015 | News,Renewables
Produce World organics leads the way in green energy

Produce World Yaxley, the Produce World Group’s home of organic vegetables, is leading the way in green energy by installing 800 solar panels on the t...


15 April 2015 | News,Renewables
Future of biofuels use in MEPs' hands

The NFU is urging UK MEPs to reject a draft law limiting the amount of crops involved in biofuel production which is to be presented to the European P...


Livestock Event wins major award

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers has been awarded one of the most prestigious accolades within the exhibition industry for its live robo...


Farmers encouraged to get their old season lambs away to avoid losing out financially

Farmers are encouraged to get their old season lambs away quickly to avoid losing out financially, says the National Sheep Association (NSA), suggesti...


EU grains close lower, following US weekend rains

EU grains closed mostly lower, following the US wheat market down after weekend rains in the US breadbasket states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas prove...


Wheat market 'crashes sharply lower' on beneficial US weekend rains

Soycomplex Beans continue to grind a touch lower, and have now fallen for 6 of the past 7 sessions. Demand for US beans continues to slip towards t...


14 April 2015 | News,Property News,Renewables
Local farmers back wind farm proposals

Local Farmers have backed plans for a wind farm saying it’s the kind of project that should be embraced by a rural community that is suffering from a ...


Spray docks in silage crops now

The best time to tackle dock infestations in silage crops is before first cut according to Andy Bailey, grassland agronomy specialist for Dow AgroScie...



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