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22 May 2015| Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News

22 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Arla milk price cut is 'yet another major setback'

Arla has announced that it will cut the price it pays to its UK members by 0.84p from May 25 taking their standard litre price to 24.99p. Reacting ...


Vintage tractors on display at South-West festival

July 31st, August 1st & 2nd 2015 will see the Stroud Vintage Transport & Engine Club (SVTEC) stage their 41st Annual Show at South Cerney Airfield in ...


21 May 2015 | News
New initiative aims to cut alarming calf losses due to disease

Beef Expo saw the launch of a major new industry-wide initiative aimed at improving the health of the nation’s youngstock. The ‘Keeping Britain’s Y...


21 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Why online BPS claims can’t come soon enough

As inspections start and the 15 June deadline for Basic Payment System (BPS) claims looms, online claims may still be a long way off, and the industry...


New government must hold its nerve and 'roll out badger cull', says CLA President Henry Robinson

Ministers must 'hold their nerve' and deliver on the strategy for tackling bovine TB which 'must include the roll out of the badger cull', CLA Preside...


21 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy Crest profits plummet as dairy market difficulties continue

Pre-tax profits at Dairy Crest have plummeted by 59 percent as its milk operations continue to suffer from market difficulties, over supply and fallin...


21 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,NFU
Farmers urged to take part in rural crime survey

Farmers are being urged to take part in a new survey aimed at assessing policing and the problem of crime in rural areas. The National Rural Crime ...


Grain traders 'keeping an eye on Russia'

EU grains closed mixed with May 15 London wheat down GBP0.35/tonne at GBP109.70/tonne, Sep 15 Paris wheat was EUR2.25/tonne firmer at EUR180.50/tonne,...


Record high levels predicted for crop ratings report

Soycomplex Beans closed lower, setting fresh contract lows in many positions. Good planting progress and a "warm and wet" US weather forecast keep ...


21 May 2015 | Appointments,News
High level appointment at AF

The UK’s largest agricultural purchasing group, Anglia Farmers (AF), has appointed a new Head of Group Finance. Since qualifying as a Chartered Acc...


New Holland opens pavilion at EXPO Milano 2015

A key exhibitor at EXPO Milano 2015, New Holland’s Sustainable Farm Pavilion is expected to attract millions of visitors over the 184 days of the glob...


Daredevil farmer tackles steep Cornish hills

On his family’s north Cornwall farm, Robert Hooper regularly ventures on to steep ground where most people find it hard to keep their footing and stan...


21 May 2015 | Dairy,Meat Processing,News
European Commission rejects mandatory dairy labelling

The European Commission has rejected proposals to introduce mandatory country-of-origin labelling on dairy products. The first report looked at the...


BPS 'will affect every farmer in Wales' as meeting called

NFU Cymru is inviting its members in Glamorgan to a county meeting to discuss the new proposals for the Welsh Government Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) se...


21 May 2015 | News,Sheep
Hunt is on to find stolen sheep worth £47,000

Sheep farmers in Cumbria have been urged to be extra vigilant following the theft of 26 one-year-old pedigree Swaledale breeding sheep by thieves who ...



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