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Role of agriculture being overlooked, claims FUW manifesto

The Farmers’ Union of Wales 2015 general election manifesto has highlighted the all-to-often overlooked central role agriculture plays in both rural a...


MEPs challenge Commission over 'inhumane' pig slaughter

England’s Green MEPs have written to the EU Commission expressing their concerns at stunning they believe many pigs experience before slaughter. A...


Opportunities for red meat exports to China in spotlight

Future exports of beef and lamb to China could mirror the successful blueprint of pork and benefit the entire supply chain, according to EBLEX. Pet...


Scotch beef and lamb to be high profile at awards

Top quality beef and lamb from Scotland will be high profile at the British Pie Awards when Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI will feature in the li...


UK butchers face difficulties to recruit as numbers fall

Butchers in the UK are losing a generation through lack of training opportunities, according to a new report. A report commissioned by EBLEX highli...


From field to fork: Moulton College students explore lamb production

Students studying Agriculture at Moulton College have recently been guided through a unique practical exercise exploring lamb production, which culmin...


Hogg prices being supported by tightening supplies in Europe

Despite the strength of sterling, Scottish producer prices for hoggs are being supported by a tightening of supplies in the UK and across the major Eu...


2020 vision for the Welsh red meat industry

The Welsh red meat industry should aim to increase sales by at least 34 per cent to £776 million a year by 2020. It should also increase its share ...


3 March 2015 | Meat Processing,News,Pigs
Shoppers urge retailers to stock British pork

A new survey has found the majority of shoppers want supermarkets to sell pork from British farms, despite a glut of cheap foreign pork caused by turm...


'Unacceptable' levels of contamination in supermarket chickens

73% of fresh chickens on sale in supermarkets in the UK are contaminated with the food poisoning bug campylobacter, according to the latest tests by t...


25 February 2015 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News
Smaller markets help fuel beef export growth

Demand from smaller markets helped drive a six per cent growth in the volume of beef exports from the UK in 2014, according to EBLEX. Full export f...


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...


'British beef to US and British poultry to China', Truss tells farmers

Getting quality British poultry products into China and securing a better deal for UK farmers from the EU were just a couple of topics discussed when ...


'Alarming' decline in UK food production, new report warns

A new report published by the NFU today has revealed disturbing new figures relating to the UK’s self-sufficiency in food. It states that at curre...


23 February 2015 | Meat Processing,News,Pigs
NPA will tell MEPs why British pork is special

British pig farmers will lay claim to being the most forward-looking in Europe when they join MEPs for a British breakfast in Brussels on Thursday hos...



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