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28 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,CLA,Crops,News,NFU
Queen's Speech: What does it mean for farmers?

Rural business owners have committed to working with Ministers across Government to ensure the legislative programme announced in today’s Queen’s Spee...


EU grains closed lower; rapeseed bucks trend posting decent gains

EU grains closed mostly lower, although rapeseed managed to buck the trend posting decent gains. The day ended with new front month Jul 15 London w...


US weekend rains causing flooding; wheat market closed lower

Soycomplex Beans closed with small losses. The USDA reported weekly export inspections of 291,192 MT, which was above trade expectations and a pret...


27 May 2015 | Meat Processing,News,Sheep
A warm welcome for Welsh Lamb in Hong Kong

Welsh Lamb has been used by top chefs from across the world as part of a prestigious culinary competition. It was centre-stage in more than one cat...


NFU Mutual launches safety service for small farms

The UK’s leading rural insurer today launched the NFU Mutual SafetyHub, an online safety risk management service designed to help small farms actively...


26 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Bee Coalition angry at farmers 'sidestepping' neonicotinoid ban

The Bee Coalition has reacted with 'dismay' to news that the National Farmers Union is attempting to sidestep an EU ban on neonicotinoids, pesticides ...


Animal welfare failures will not be tolerated, says Welsh minister

Anyone failing in their duties to meet the health and welfare needs of their animals will be prosecuted, wherever possible, Welsh Deputy Minister for ...


26 May 2015 | News,Pigs,Shows and Events
National Pig Association awards first Lifetime Fellowship

The National Pig Association has awarded its first Lifetime Fellowship, in recognition of exceptional service to the British pig industry. The asso...


26 May 2015 | News,Sheep,Shows and Events
TAG Future Flock Event

Fourth generation farmer, David Charles Evans says support from the TAG project has given him the tools to better manage the development of his lambs ...


26 May 2015 | News,NFU,Shows and Events
Visitors welcome for Open Farm Sunday

NFU Cymru members are throwing open their farm gates next month as they join this year’s Open Farm Sunday founded by LEAF. Thousands of people are ...


Need for animal welfare improvement in slaughterhouses, FSA says

The Food Standards Agency has completed a programme of unannounced inspections of all slaughterhouses in Britain, to ensure that the businesses are me...


New John Deere tractors to make Royal Highland Show debut

John Deere’s new 8000 Series self-propelled forage harvester and 6R Series mid-range tractor, both featuring the company’s latest fuel-efficient, Stag...


22 May 2015 | News,Sheep
NSA provides ‘next piece of the puzzle’ for young sheep farmer in Kent

With big business ambitions and an expanding flock, young sheep farmer Harry Frederick will be putting the top prize in an NSA prize draw to good use ...


Sheffield’s ‘Superfresh’ milk producer invests in processing – and new McCormick tractor

A Sheffield dairy farm known for the eye-catching ‘Our Cow Molly’ branding of its milk processing business is among the first in the country to take d...


Get more UK produce in Tesco stores, Lochhead urges

Food Secretary welcomes Tesco’s £2.1 billion worth of sales of Scottish produce. Scotland’s Food Secretary Richard Lochhead has encouraged Tesco ch...



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