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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...


3 March 2015 | Meat Processing,News,Pigs
Shoppers urge retailers to stock British pork

A new survey has found the majority of shoppers want supermarkets to sell pork from British farms, despite a glut of cheap foreign pork caused by turm...


Veterinary association looks forward to Brucellosis free declaration for Northern Ireland

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and its Northern Ireland Branch have welcomed the announcement that Stormont’s Department of Agriculture is t...


Scientists use mouse gene to create TB-resistant cattle

Scientists have created the first genetically engineered cattle which they say are resistant to tuberculosis, thereby reducing the need to cull infect...


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...



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