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1 July 2015 | News,Renewables
Delivering sustainable energy for First Milk’s award winning creamery

First Milk, Clearfleau and Renewables Unlimited today announce completion of the initial construction stage of an innovative anaerobic digestion (AD) ...


1 July 2015 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Top speakers and topical discussion at Fruit Focus 2015 forums

Fruit Focus’s reputation for delivering a hard hitting, topical forum programme will be reinforced this year as four key areas to help protect growers...


1 July 2015 | Dairy,News
Müller UK & Ireland confirms August milk price - reduction by 1.0 ppl to 23.15 ppl

Müller UK & Ireland has confirmed that it is to change the milk price it offers dairy farmers for the first time in five months. The company has gi...


Boost for Scottish poultry industry: Co-Op ramps up Scottish sourced chicken

The Co-operative Food has ramped up the amount of chicken sourced from Scotland sold in its Scottish stores. In what is seen as a big boost for the...


1 July 2015 | Agri Safety,News,NFU
NFU urges farmers to make farms safer

The NFU is urging farmers to assess risks and take action in making their farms safer for themselves and others around them, as the Health and Safety ...


UK AD & Biogas industry ready to 'step on the gas' as it passes milestone

ADBA’s new detailed Market Report, published at UK AD & Biogas 2015, has shown that Biogen’s new food waste plant in South Wales marks a major milesto...


1 July 2015 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Professor Chris Elliott to warn businesses at food fraud conference

UK food businesses must take up the fight against food fraud or face another scandal – that will be the stark warning from one of the UK’s top experts...


Growing threat of Bovine TB worries insurance market

In the lead up to May’s general election, one issue proved more divisive than any other for rural areas: how best to tackle Bovine TB. Like many ot...


1 July 2015 | Agri Safety,News
Annual workplace fatalities released

Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces shows small change from previous years, sustaining a long term ...


The veterinary future’s bright, but levels of stress causing concern, says Vet Futures survey

Vets are generally positive about the future of the UK veterinary profession, with 59% saying they are very or fairly optimistic in a new survey of mo...


1 July 2015 | News,Sheep
Chinese delegates visit British Wool industry

A delegation of Chinese wool industry representatives are currently in the UK visiting a number of key aspects of the UK wool supply chain hosted by B...


1 July 2015 | News,Shows and Events
Finalists prepare for Top Woman Farmer award

This month’s Royal Welsh Show will be the venue for the final of one of Wales’ most prestigious farming titles – NFU Cymru / Principality Building Soc...


1 July 2015 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Aldi launches new season Scotch lamb

New season Scotch Lamb is now available across Aldi’s 61 Scottish stores as part of its continued commitment to the Scottish meat industry. The fre...


State of our countryside: New map reveals loss of farmland

Large-scale changes to the environment of the United Kingdom, including an apparent loss of habitats and agricultural land, have been revealed through...


30 June 2015 | Education,News
Latest round of calls for PhD funding announced by AHDB

AHDB has published its latest call for new research projects, making funding of up to £1 million available for its postgraduate studentship programme....


30 June 2015 | News,Shows and Events
Farmcare claim victory in charity cricket competition in Cambridge

National farming organisation Farmcare took first place in an annual cricket tournament they staged in Cambridge last weekend in aid of Farm Africa, t...


Farming and wildlife under spotlight in debate at CLA Game Fair

Is conservation at odds with modern agriculture and land management? This is the proposition that will be argued in the headline debate on the firs...


30 June 2015 | News,NFU,Produce
Opening new export markets is absolutely vital, says NFU President

Selling more UK produce abroad and growing export access has never been so important, NFU President Meurig Raymond told delegates at AHDB’s 11th annua...


Soil Association warns farmers not to spray Glyphosate due to cancer links

This harvest, the Soil Association is urging cereal farmers not to spray Glyphosate on milling wheat crops – to reduce the amount of this probable car...


30 June 2015 | Education,News,Poultry
Newton Rigg students visit to the Lakes Free Range Egg Company

Newton Rigg students studying their City and Guilds ‘Skills for Working Life – Entry Level 2’ Diploma paid a visit to the Lakes Free Range Egg Company...


AHDB to organic farmers: get a true picture of your business

On July 7 2015, AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds will be at the National Organic Combinable Crops event 2015 (NOCC15) in Suffolk to discuss how organic farme...


High-spec fertiliser spreader and new shredder to feature at this year's Royal Welsh

Kuhn Farm Machinery will have a wide selection of hay and silage making equipment, seed drills and livestock feeding equipment on display at this year...


30 June 2015 | News,Produce
Appetite for traceable, trustworthy meat leads to the creation of the Scottish Burger Company

Inspired by growing consumer demand for home-grown, traceable meat, an Ayrshire-based husband and wife have launched The Scottish Burger Company. P...


30 June 2015 | News,Renewables
CLA urges Government to collaborate with landowners to meet climate challenges

It is vital that landowners and Government work in partnership to mitigate and manage the effects of climate change. This includes providing the right...


30 June 2015 | News,Property News
Farmers given extension by Natural England

Natural England has just announced a deadline extension for submitting an ‘Expression of Interest’ for the new Higher Tier Countryside Stewardship Sch...


30 June 2015 | News,Renewables
'Solar Independence Day will show how versatile this technology is'

The NFU's chief adviser for renewable energy and climate change will be helping to welcome visitors to one of Britain’s largest solar farms as part of...


New technology aims to reduce environmental impact within meat production

With the average cow producing 1000 times more methane than a human, meat production plays a big role in greenhouse gas emissions. But in a world wher...




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