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30 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News,Supermarkets
Dairy farmers need to 'move on from the moaning'

NFU Scotland's Milk Committee is calling for dairy producers from across the UK to pull together and take the positive story behind Scottish and Briti...


Future leaders come together to hone skills

Leadership skills came under the spotlight during the past fortnight for sixteen individuals currently working in management positions within the agri...


Get sheep worming right or face the consequences

The consequences of not knowing whether your wormers are working efficiently could be dire for sheep farmers. This is the main message of a new campai...


30 January 2015 | News
New powers for supermarket adjudicator 'step towards stopping malpractice'

The Groceries Code Adjudicator will have the power to fine retailers and their direct suppliers' unfair trading practices in a step toward 'ensuring m...


UK farmers face decline in profitability

Defra’s latest Farm Business Income forecasts predict a decline in the profitability of farming across the majority of farming sectors and serve as a ...


New JCB generators provide reliable power for farming

A more efficient range of diesel generators with a number of improved features has been launched into the farm equipment market by JCB Agriculture. ...


29 January 2015 | News,Property News
Landowners call on government to protect land from flooding

Landowners have called on the Government to put more emphasis on protecting valuable agricultural land from the risk of flooding. The CLA, which re...


Drones 'rapidly changing' agriculture

BASIS has launched an accreditation for pilots of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or drones in response to the increasing use of this technology in agri...


Wales' Young Farmers' Club funding cuts 'will have big impact on rural Wales'

The Chairman of the Wales' Young Farmers' Clubs (YFC) has said he was 'extremely disappointed' after receiving major cuts to its grants, unions have s...


29 January 2015 | Machinery and Equipment,News
John Deere Gator marks 200,000th CESAR milestone

All new John Deere Gator utility vehicles will now be equipped with CESAR security and registration system from Datatag ID Limited. An XUV 855D mod...


29 January 2015 | News,Property News
Total number of council held farms continues to fall

The total number of council held farms has fallen from 2,532 in 2012/13 to 2,504 in 2013/4. This is part of a five year declining trend, with the tota...


29 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Falling milk prices contributing to farmer depression

Falling milk prices are causing financial worries for many farmers and can even contribute to a sense of isolation and even increase the likelihood of...


28 January 2015 | News,Property News
Landowners back plans to seize vehicles caught fly-tipping

Landowners have backed plans to seize the vehicles of people caught fly-tipping in the countryside. The CLA which represents landowners, farmers an...


28 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
UK worker of the year winner in elite group after combine harvester run

Littlebredy-based farmer Judi James, who was crowned UK Worker of the Year back in 2013, has finished in the top 5% of fund-raising activities in the ...


28 January 2015 | News,Property News
A year of change for Scottish agriculture

One of Scotland’s leading agricultural lawyers has warned the rural sector needs to be prepared for a raft of changes coming its way in 2015. "Ther...



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