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30 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News,Supermarkets
Dairy farmers need to 'move on from the moaning'

NFU Scotland's Milk Committee is calling for dairy producers from across the UK to pull together and take the positive story behind Scottish and Briti...


Get sheep worming right or face the consequences

The consequences of not knowing whether your wormers are working efficiently could be dire for sheep farmers. This is the main message of a new campai...


UK farmers face decline in profitability

Defra’s latest Farm Business Income forecasts predict a decline in the profitability of farming across the majority of farming sectors and serve as a ...


Wales' Young Farmers' Club funding cuts 'will have big impact on rural Wales'

The Chairman of the Wales' Young Farmers' Clubs (YFC) has said he was 'extremely disappointed' after receiving major cuts to its grants, unions have s...


29 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Falling milk prices contributing to farmer depression

Falling milk prices are causing financial worries for many farmers and can even contribute to a sense of isolation and even increase the likelihood of...


28 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
UK worker of the year winner in elite group after combine harvester run

Littlebredy-based farmer Judi James, who was crowned UK Worker of the Year back in 2013, has finished in the top 5% of fund-raising activities in the ...


28 January 2015 | Appointments,Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Dairy farmer Ray Brown is NFU Cheshire’s new county chairman

Dairy farmer Ray Brown will, this evening, be officially announced as Cheshire’s new NFU County Chairman at the organisation’s annual dinner held at t...


28 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
A time for change in the farming sector

East Midlands farmers adapting to changes and challenges in crop production can receive expert guidance at two business events next month. The Farm...


28 January 2015 | Cattle,Finance,News
Poor beef prices underline need for Agricultural Ombudsman

Poor beef prices in 2014 and this year’s plunge in the price of milk have underlined the need for the Government to create an Agricultural Ombudsman t...


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...



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