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8 February 2016 | Finance,News,Pigs

8 February 2016 | News,Shows and Events
Industry leading speakers confirmed for Norfolk Farming Conference 2016

An exciting line-up of speakers has been announced for the Norfolk Farming Conference 2016. Tickets are now on sale for the annual event, which has be...


8 February 2016 | News,Property News,Shows and Events
Farm and rural attraction winners announced at annual conference

The winners of this year’s best farm and rural attractions were announced at the National Farm Attractions Network (NFAN) annual conference and awards...


8 February 2016 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Asda trials 'beautiful on the inside' wonky veg boxes to cut down food waste

Asda are trialling wonky veg boxes as part of the ‘Beautiful on the Inside’ range in 128 stores in an effort to tackle food waste across the supply ch...


8 February 2016 | Dairy,News,Produce,Supermarkets
Arla announces new 3 year milk and cream contract with Asda

Arla Foods, the farmer-owned dairy company, has today confirmed that it has entered a new three-year contract with ASDA for the supply of its own bran...


8 February 2016 | Dairy,News,Organic
Organic dairy makes advancements in iodine levels

Following a two-year project to raise iodine levels, OMSCo (the Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative) announces today that the organic dairy industry ha...


8 February 2016 | News,Property News
Countryside Alliance supports MEP's decision not to review European Nature Directives

The Countryside Alliance says it is "pleased" that the European Parliament has listened to the concerns of the public and shooting community last week...


8 February 2016 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
AHDB tells farmers to take control of business risks

Risk management is a well-used phrase when discussing farming but, like many other familiar phrases, it sometimes gets used without considering what i...


8 February 2016 | Agri Safety,News
Chinese New Year celebrations urged to ban the use of sky lanterns

It's Chinese New Year today, and farmers and the rural community are urging people to ban the usage of sky lanterns due to the risk they pose to lives...


8 February 2016 | Finance,News
Nuffield Scholarship allows you to travel the world with your agricultural passion

Are you looking for a life-changing opportunity? A way to follow your dreams and gain knowledge that will help shape your future? Then apply for a...


8 February 2016 | Education,News,Sheep
NSA cultivating the next generation of the sheep industry

The National Sheep Association (NSA) is thrilled to announce the 12 individuals selected to represent the sheep industry in its 2016 Next Generation A...


8 February 2016 | Cattle,News,Produce,Shows and Events
East Yorkshire beef business shortlisted for farming award

The team behind an innovative beef business are celebrating after reaching the final of the Northern Farmer Awards. Tibthorpe based The Yorkshire W...


8 February 2016 | Dairy,News,Produce
Arla brings bursts of yellow in new TV ad for 'best of both' milk

Arla has unveiled a colourful new TV ad as part of a £7m campaign to launch Arla Best of Both (BOB): the UK’s first fat-free skimmed milk that tastes ...


8 February 2016 | News,NFU,Shows and Events
EU referendum discussion at Carmarthenshire NFU Cymru meeting

Carmarthenshire members will get the opportunity to discuss the upcoming EU Referendum with NFU Cymru Assembly Adviser, Huw Thomas, at the next Carmar...


8 February 2016 | Finance,News,Pigs
Farm leaders join forces to fight for British pig industry

The British pig industry is seeking special support from independent butchers, supermarkets and shoppers over the coming months, to help it survive th...


8 February 2016 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Nottingham based fresh produce retailer fined for failing to meet marketing standards

A Nottingham based shopkeeper has been fined for displaying, offering for sale and selling rotten fruit and vegetables that failed to meet the minimum...


Hedgerow and boundary grants of up to £5,000 available to farmers

Farmers should be aware of hedgerow and boundary grants of up to £5,000 from Natural England’s Countryside Stewardship scheme, says Alice Mesney of St...


6 February 2016 | Finance,News,Produce,Sheep,Supermarkets
Tesco invites sheep farmers to take part in 'cost of production model for lamb' trial

Tesco is inviting British sheep farmers from across its supply base to take part in a trial of an industry first, cost of production model for lamb. ...


6 February 2016 | Appointments,Dairy,News
500 jobs axed as Arla restructures global organisation to deliver 2020 ambitions

Arla has announced the structural changes to its organisation that will enable the business to deliver its Good Growth Strategy 2020 ambitions. The...


6 February 2016 | Arable,Cereal,News
'Good EU cereal plantings but low grain prices' says Copa Cogeca

New Copa and Cogeca figures show good EU cereal plantings due to good weather conditions but grain prices low whilst EU rapeseed area down partly due ...


6 February 2016 | Dairy,Finance,News,Shows and Events
Dairy Stakeholder meeting focus on farming crisis 'welcome and needed'

The Ulster Farmers’ Union says it is pleased the agriculture minister, Michelle O'Neill, has responded positively to its call for her to use the dairy...


6 February 2016 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events
National Beef Association farm tours to include Peak District's most noted herds of cattle

The National Beef Association (NBA) have today announced that the farm tours, part of their annual event NBA Beef Expo, will feature some of the Peak ...


Knowledge intensive agronomy needed to protect margins

Maintaining gross margins for this coming season will highlight the importance of a shift away from input intensive agronomy towards knowledge based a...


5 February 2016 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Ramularia resistance ratings issued for winter barley

Ramularia resistance ratings for winter barley varieties have been published for the first time by AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds. The new ratings have be...


5 February 2016 | Finance,News,NFU
Commitment needed for entry level agri-environment scheme

NFU Cymru has called on the Welsh Government to re-affirm its commitment to an entry level agri-environment scheme, funded via the Wales Rural Develop...


5 February 2016 | Agri Safety,Finance,News
Severn Trent Water providing up to £5000 grants to farmers to help reduce risks to drinking water

The Severn Trent Environmental Protection Scheme (STEPS) provides grants up to £5000 for infrastructure improvement and land management changes in Sev...


5 February 2016 | Finance,News,Shows and Events
House of Lords to quiz UK Farming Minister and US Agricultural Chief Economist

The House of Lords EU Committee on Energy and Environment will next week take evidence from George Eustace MP, Minister of State for Farming, Food and...


5 February 2016 | Agri Safety,News,Property News
Walkers urged to control dogs as livestock worrying increases

Leading rural insurer, NFU Mutual, issues an urgent warning to farmers following an increase in livestock worrying. The insurer’s claims statistics...




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