07 March 2015 | Online since 2003


Planning and prevention to improve profitability

The NBA Animal Health Committee, which was put together late last year, provides beef farmers with information about common health problems and their ...


Global dairy prices rise but trade remains 'cautious'

Global dairy prices have increased again for the sixth consecutive time since December last year. First Milk Chairman Sir Jim Paice MP said that wh...


5 March 2015 | Arable,Crops,News
New Double action Symetra to protect OSR crops at flowering

A new double action oilseed rape fungicide that provides outstanding control of disease on the leaf surface and targets infection within the plant now...


Decline in wheat plantings 'surprising'; continued euro weakness

EU grains closed mixed. Continued euro weakness added a bit of support to the Paris market. At the finish, Mar 15 London wheat was down GBP0.45/ton...


Community matters, say new leaders of Young Farmers’ Clubs

Putting Young Farmers’ Clubs firmly at the heart of their local communities is the goal of the new top team at the National Federation of Young Farmer...


5 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
MPs add thoughts to dairy debate but time for action

A report published by a cross-party group of MPs and Peers into the state of the British dairy sector has been fully endorsed by the NFU. The Dairy...


5 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
First Milk farmers 'questioning their future'

NFU Cymru says First Milk members are shocked at the forecast milk price set for April under their new A and B pricing model and the Union is concerne...


5 March 2015 | Cattle,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep
Keep dogs and livestock safe, urges NFU

The NFU has joined forces with The Kennel Club to make countryside dog walks safer and more stress free for both pet dogs and farm animals, by creatin...


4 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
The Eagle has landed - cleavers don’t stand a chance

“Even though pre-emergence residual herbicide stacks were applied to winter cereals last autumn, as is standard practise, the dry September, the dries...


Beef and lamb to take centre stage in Thailand

Beef and lamb will next week be the centre of attention at a celebratory dinner in Thailand to help mark the UK gaining export access to the market. ...


Milk producers warned over cow health during grazing season

Milk producers are being urged to monitor cows closely for signs of acidosis throughout the grazing season, with research showing that one in ten anim...


4 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,NFU
Milk board chairman appears before Commons Committee

NFU Cymru's Milk Board Chairman, Aled Jones, has appeared before the House of Commons’ Welsh Affairs Committee and outlined to them the current situat...


4 March 2015 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events
Store cattle trade exceeds expectation at Bishops Castle Auction

Auctioneers Halls conducted a successful sale of 250 store cattle on behalf of the Bishops Castle & District Quality Cattle Association at Bishops Cas...


4 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
Farmers 'will be rightly shocked' at forecast milk prices for April

First Milk members 'will be rightly shocked' at the forecast milk price set for April under their new A and B pricing model, according to the National...


3 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Milk delivery Easter strike looms

Milk supplies are to be hit over Easter as union members working for Arla Foods are set to strike over terms and conditions. Gmb said their members...



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