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24 April 2015 | News,Sheep
Growing sheep enterprise gets a boost with new EID stick reader

With a growing sheep business and jobs off the farm too, Ian and Fiona Andrews are delighted to have won a new bit of kit that will potentially save t...


Retailers should commit to sourcing British lamb, farmers urge

Retailers should confirm their commitments to sourcing UK lamb this season, farmers have urged. With next month traditionally regarded as the start...


24 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Arla announce milk price increase for April

Arla has announced the UK standard litre has increased by 0.03ppl to 25.83ppl, following confirmation of the exchange rate used in the currency smooth...


24 April 2015 | News,NFU
NFU shows support to Young Farmers Club

NFU Cymru has shown its support to the YFC by providing travelling expenses to Aberedw YFC, who are to represent Wales with their winning Pantomime ‘T...


24 April 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
Fines for French and Spanish dairies

A number of leading French dairy companies have been fined the equivalent of £160 million for involvement in yoghurt price fixing between 2006 and 201...


24 April 2015 | News
Scottish horse industry needs 'greater regulation' to grow, report suggests

Scotland’s equine industry is growing, and contributes £228 million to the Scottish economy per year (excluding racing); however there is a need for g...


24 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Help for farmers to stop losing nutrients

Farmers in England can benefit from a new guide to help them stop soil and manure running off their land. It’s published today online by the Wildfowl ...


24 April 2015 | News,Shows and Events
CLA Game Fair: Equine competition returns

The Ride-away Express Eventing Challenge, the spectacular, fast-moving and hugely popular version of traditional three-day eventing is to return to th...


24 April 2015 | Forestry,Market Reports,News
Wood fiber costs for pulp mills in the Western US have increased substantially

Wood fiber costs for pulp mills in the Western US have increased substantially over the past year while other regions in the US have experienced only ...


JCB apprentice does the double at Engineering Awards Ceremony

JCB apprentice Daniel Biggs is today the toast of the company after scooping two top awards in a national competition. The young engineer and fourt...


24 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Education,News
New Farm Manager at NSC’s Walford Campus

The bells of change have rang in for the College Farm at North Shropshire College’s (NSC) Walford Campus, as our new farm Manager starts work. Stephe...


Home Office outlines toll of rural crime

A Home Office survey of businesses estimates that rural crime affected around a quarter of agriculture, forestry and fishing premises in 2014, with ar...


23 April 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
Succession planning for farmers: Important to plan ahead

Farmers don’t often like to contemplate retirement but it’s important to plan ahead if you’re thinking of taking a step back from your farm business. ...


Resistance to sheep wormers increasing

Early results from a sample of 25 farms have revealed that resistance to wormers is increasing. Theseinclude wormer treatments that were previously co...


Worming sheep in the Spring

Ewes The first question that needs asking is – do the ewes really need worming? In reality a lot of the ewes won’t need a dose in April. Some ma...



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