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Scottish farmers face crisis of confidence

Following a strong 2013, Scottish farmers have seen their incomes fall dramatically last year which is causing a crisis of confidence in the industry,...


28 January 2015 | Cattle,Finance,Market Reports,News
Beef market remains robust as UK cattle slaughter numbers rise

The number of cattle slaughtered in Scotland and GB during late 2014 was well ahead of 2013 levels despite British Cattle Movement Service data sugges...


Potato Council's Winter Forum tour kicks off Thursday

With just seven weeks until Spring, January is an ideal time to meet up with fellow growers and technical experts to get prepared for the 2015 potato ...


Leading expert on piglet health warns: The ghost from the past is back

Contrary to what many believe, iron deficiency anaemia in piglets has not been wiped out with the implementation of supplemental iron during the pigle...


27 January 2015 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News
Prince William to boost sausage exports to China?

Prince William is being urged to help pave the way for further processed pork exports to China - and success could bring £15m boost for British farmer...


27 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News
New partnership enhances beef and dairy genetics in Australia

A new partnership marketing an elite range of dairy and beef sires throughout Australia has been formed by Cogent Breeding Ltd and Universal Sires Aus...


27 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Boosting Septoria control with an adjuvant results in 0.54 t/ha bonus

With Septoria being the primary target for all wheat growers and the threat of yield losses as large as 50% in severely affected crops, farmers will b...


27 January 2015 | Arable,Crops,News
Silage crop has never stopped growing!

A crop of Perseus festulolium silage on a 90ha (220 acre) dairy farm near Tiverton in Devon, has hardly stopped growing this winter, and looks set for...


Ever-changing role of the agronomist

The role of today’s agronomist is constantly changing. Each new season brings with it a unique set of challenges, whether they are responding to incre...


26 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy farmers need to be better prepared for market changes

Dairy farmers need to be better prepared for market changes after a new report revealed that their numbers have halved in the last decade. It comes...


Scottish beef producers prepare for US visit

Preparations are being made as part of a visit by US inspectors in a bid to get Scottish red meat back onto the US market following a 25-year ban. ...


Bauer irrigation diesel pumps feature at LAMMA

A mobile irrigation pump set exhibited by Bauer at the LAMMA show is one of a range of units performance-matched to the Rainstar and ProRain reel irri...


23 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
UK wheat yields have potential to double

UK wheat yields have theoretical potential to more than double over the next 10-20 years if every aspect of agronomy is fine-tuned and technological a...


Treating cattle parasites during housing

When housing cattle, it is a good opportunity to re-set the clock for some parasites such as liver fluke. However, for others such as lice and man...


23 January 2015 | Meat Processing,News,Supermarkets
Welsh government criticised over non-stun slaughter

The Welsh government has been urged to end talks with a company that has been approved by the Food Standard's Agency to deliver non-stun slaughter. ...



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