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2 June 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News

Kawasaki goes pro with new MULES for 2016

Long known as the utility vehicle of choice for many professionals – whether they be farmers, grounds-care experts or from an extensive roll call of o...


2 June 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy farm boycott 'ridiculous', says CLA President

It is vitally important that major supermarkets do not succumb to this 'ridiculous and poorly targeted boycott' of dairy farms, according to Country L...


2 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Destroy noxious weeds now, farmers warned

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) reminds farmers and landowners of the need to destroy noxious weeds. Under the Noxious W...


Cereals 2015: What skills are needed for farms to thrive?

Visitors to the AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds stand at Cereals are invited to have their say on what skills will be needed for farms to thrive in the future...


Who ate the grain? Pest numbers increase on the farm

It is now widely recognised that game and other struggling farmland birds have a better chance of survival when over-winter supplementary grain is pro...


Fund money held record short agri-commodities; EU grains close with decent gains

EU grains closed with decent gains to start the week and the new month. At the finish old crop Jul 15 London wheat was up GBP2.10/tonne at GBP112.2...


Wheat market closes with strong gains; Dryness concerns in Canada

Soycomplex Beans closed lower, meal was sharply lower and oil posted big gains for a second session. Oil continued to benefit from Friday's EPA ann...


Farmers' preference for liquid fertiliser leads to investment growth

Farmers’ growing preference for more efficient liquid fertiliser has led to a significant increase in investment at BFS Fertiliser Services, the award...


2 June 2015 | News
Farmers must be aware of illegal pesticides

Attendees at this year’s Cereals event are being encouraged to keep their eyes open for the Watch Out! for illegal pesticides stand. The stand will of...


1 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,NFU
Resistant pea and bean weevils detected in UK

Urgent research to understand the nature and extent of insecticide resistance in an increasingly damaging pest of peas and beans is underway at Rotham...


NFU 'disappointed' as Caffe Nero bans 'badger cull milk'

High street coffee chain Caffe Nero has stopped serving milk from farms in Gloucestershire and Somerset because of the government's decision to contin...


1 June 2015 | News,Shows and Events
Anglia Farmers to unveil new services at Cereals 2015

Agricultural purchasing co-operative Anglia Farmers will be unveiling a number of new developments at this year’s Cereals event on 10 and 11 June. ...


Farm health seminars to tackle dairy health issues

Farmers and their vets will be teaming up to share how they are proactively addressing some of the most common and challenging health issues found on ...


Mzuri to unveil 6m Pro-Til at the Cereals Event

A 6m, 17-row version of the Mzuri Pro-Til strip tillage drill being unveiled at the Cereals Event will cater for larger growers wanting to exploit the...


Kubota set to exhibit show special editions at North Sheep Show

Kubota’s Special 2015 Show edition RTV-X900 and M135GX-II tractor will be making a star-studded appearance at the North Sheep Show 2015 in June, when ...


30 May 2015 | Finance,News
Choose BPS currency carefully, says bank

With the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) application deadline looming across Scotland and England, and currency markets affecting most sectors, there’s sti...


30 May 2015 | Grassland,News
Barenbrug scheme to help UK farmers turn Grass into Gold

Barenbrug, one of the largest grass seed producers in the UK, today announces the launch of a pioneering new, research programme with farmers nationwi...


Farmcare agricultural apprentices support farmers in Uganda

A tractor renovated by Farmcare agricultural apprentices at Reaseheath College will soon be boosting food production in Uganda, thanks to the support ...


30 May 2015 | Education,News
School children are interested in food and farming, survey reveals

More than four in five primary age school children have said they would like to visit a farm to find out more about where their food comes from, a new...


30 May 2015 | News,Shows and Events
Deadline looms for Wales Woman Farmer of the Year Award

Who will win the title of NFU Cymru / Principality Building Society Wales Woman Farmer of the Year and the £500 prize money? This is the question on e...


30 May 2015 | News
Memorable year for Welsh butcher Matthew

It has been a memorable year for young Welsh butcher Matthew Edwards since reaching the final of the Vocational Qualification (VQ) Awards in Wales in ...


30 May 2015 | News,Renewables
Honeymoon period for farm scale renewable energy

The Election is over, The Queens Speech announced, so what does this means in terms of renewable energy for farmers and landowners? The new Conserv...


30 May 2015 | News,Shows and Events
Nottinghamshire Farm Environment Awards - the final year

For the final time, Nottinghamshire’s farmers have the chance of winning one of three cash prizes in the county’s prestigious Environment Awards. For ...


30 May 2015 | Appointments,News,NFU
NFU appoints Gordon Corner as New Holland (Lincs) County Adviser

NFU’s new full time county adviser in Holland (Lincolnshire) is Gordon Corner. Gordon took up his role on 18 May and will look after the NFU’s three s...


30 May 2015 | News,Sheep
Get better flock results by supplementing grazing

Supplementing grazing for optimum results is one of the topics for debate at this year’s North Sheep event on 3 June. The seminar sessions will be kic...


30 May 2015 | Animal Health,News
New NOAH video highlights the importance of our pets

The National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) has produced a new video highlighting the importance of pets in supporting the wellbeing of their owners. ...


Poultry prices declining amid avian flu fears

The global case of avian flu has had a big impact on international markets. The global trade streams and prices are expected to remain under press...




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