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Bayer breeding addresses growing pressures on OSR

Growing consistently high-yielding OSR crops under higher pest, disease and environmental pressure will be the talking point of Bayer’s hybrid breedin...


UK Dairy Day announces cattle show judges

A showcase of the very best breeding cattle and breeders; UK Dairy Day is delighted to bring you the Cattle Show on Wednesday 16th September. Loca...


1 May 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
First Milk announces 'turnaround plan' amid market difficulties

Over the past nine months, First Milk and its farmer members have been impacted heavily by the unprecedented challenges facing the dairy industry. ...


1 May 2015 | Animal Health,News
Evans Vanodine win Queen's Award for Enterprise

Evans Vanodine is delighted to announce today that it has been named as a winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise – recognised as Britain’s most cove...


1 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Renewables
Farmer looks to wind power in face of dairy crisis

Market changes and uncertainty in the dairy sector have prompted a North Wales dairy farmer to turn to green energy. Like many farmers, Aled Morris...


NFU Let's Talk Farming Roadshow visits Royal Welsh Spring Festival

Celebrity farmer, Johnny Ball, and his NFU Let’s Talk Farming Roadshow will be visiting the Royal Welsh Spring Festival, in Builth Wells later this mo...


Energy expert reveals how landowners can maximise returns

An energy expert from Savills will advise landowners at a leading industry conference on how they can maximise returns from rural renewable energy pro...


Pig specialists warn: 'turn away from micro-pig trend'

Britain’s leading professional pig specialists are urging the public not to support the current trend for keeping micro-pigs as fashion accessories—be...


Milan Expo 2015: 'EU must fight for fairness in food supply chain'

The EU should use the Milan Expo 2015 to encourage sustainable agronomic practices, promote fairness in the supply chain, and fight food waste and mal...


1 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
EU approval of GMO an 'affront to democracy', say Greens

Greens have said that the Commission's approval of 10 new genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for import go against 'public wishes.' The Commiss...


Livestock producers 'bitterly disappointed' at waste disposal plans

Plans by St Merryn Foods to increase charges for processing beef and lamb have left beef livestock producers bitterly disappointed, the NFU said today...


Plaid attack Conservatives over CAP payments

Plaid Cymru has accused the Conservatives of trying to hide its role in denying Welsh farmers millions of pounds of EU support. Responding to a Con...


1 May 2015 | Finance,News,NFU
Volatility takes its toll on farm profitability

A significant drop in commodity prices across the board is a major factor in causing a fall in the overall profitability of the farming sector in 2014...


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Benefit of adjuvant in sugar beet weed control

It is not the easiest of seasons for sugar beet growers, with the reduction in price down to £24/t this year from £31.67/t in last year’s campaign plu...


JCB handling machines get new range of attachments at Grassland UK

New attachments developed to match the enhanced performance of JCB’s latest Loadall telescopic handlers and Farm Master wheeled loaders will be seen f...



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