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Worrying increase in milk spots in pigs

A worrying increase in milk spot lesions in pigs slaughtered in England is revealed in the latest survey data from the BPEX Pig Health Scheme. The...


EU grains close uniformly higher on the day

EU grains closed uniformly higher on the day, and mixed for the week. Paris wheat continues to perform better than its London counterpart, due to stro...


Possible winterkill damage to Russian wheat; Brazilian trucker strike

Soycomplex Beans closed higher on the day and higher for the week, with uncertainty over the Brazilian truckers strike continuing to provide suppor...


Grants will offer farmers and land owners 'real opportunities'

With the start of March comes the opening of the window for the new 2015 Countryside Productivity Scheme (CPS). With the recent changes to the CA...


The future for Freedom Food is RSPCA Assured

This month FarmingUK spoke to an enthusiastic Jeremy (Jez) Cooper, CEO of Freedom Food about their re-branding and the future of the organisation. Imp...


Two blocks of Shropshire land for sale at March auction

Two blocks of agricultural land in Shropshire will be going under the hammer at a public auction in Shrewsbury on March 19. The 3pm auction, conduc...


2 March 2015 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events
Points means prizes for cattle exhibitors in North Wales

A new competition for cattle exhibitors at the Eglwysbach, Llanrwst and Cerrigydrudion shows has been launched - thanks to a sponsorship deal by Llanr...


Fantastic four earn Futures opportunity with Cogent

Four young cattle breeding enthusiasts from all over the UK have seen off the competition to become finalists in Cogent’s Futures Programme 2015. T...


2 March 2015 | Animal Health,Cattle,News
Safeguarding your herd: Biosecurity

In this, the second advisory guide being published by The National Beef Association’s (NBA) Animal Health Committee, they look at on farm Bio-security...


UK oilseed rape departs for Turkey

Oilseed rape from more than 7,000 hectares has left the UK bound for Turkey in what is thought to be the biggest single shipment of its kind for at le...


2 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Knowing oilseed rape density 'crucial'

Knowing your oilseed rape plant density is crucial for making pollen beetle control decisions, according to HGCA. As pollen beetles tend to start m...


27 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
European anti-GM regulations preventing 'beneficial crops' being grown in the UK

EU regulations that prevent genetically modified crops from being grown in the UK are not fit for purpose and should be replaced, the Science and Tech...


27 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
New light shed on the microbial battleground between soil and roots

The soil around roots of plants such as barley – one of our most important crops - is a battleground where only certain bacteria can survive, suggests...


27 February 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Lack of disease controls ruining UK cattle industry

UK cattle farmers must take firmer control of cattle disease if they are to remain competitive and secure future markets, domestically and overseas, f...


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Directors and staff at a North Yorkshire horticulture research facility are celebrating after winning a prestigious award. The team at Selby based ...



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