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29 June 2015 | News,Poultry

29 June 2015 | Arable,Crops,Finance,News
Sugar beet prices announced for 2016/17

After an extensive and detailed negotiation process, the NFU and British Sugar have written to sugar beet growers today to announce the sugar beet pri...


29 June 2015 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Fruit Focus 2015: Advances in agronomy backed by expert advice

Fruit growers striving to improve yields and quality will have unrivalled access to the latest agronomy at Fruit Focus 2015. Novel developments in ...


29 June 2015 | Finance,News
British farming continues to invest in improvements despite deflated prices, volatile markets and rising costs

British farming continues to invest in improvements despite deflated prices, volatile markets and rising input costs. Head of the Agricultural Mortgag...


29 June 2015 | Dairy,News,NFU
Arla price cuts highlight need for urgent solutions, NFU says

The dairy industry has been hit with another devastating blow, this time from the biggest co-operative in the UK, Arla. The company has today announce...


29 June 2015 | Dairy,News,Produce
Cheese can make a difference to your summer salad

Superb salad days are here thanks to British cheese - the focal point of a new campaign by the British Cheese Board (BCB). 80% of Brits choose Ched...


29 June 2015 | Machinery and Equipment,News
Yorkshire farm machinery importer launches Unia Manure Spreader

An East Yorkshire farm machinery importer has further consolidated his partnership with Polish manufacturing giant, Unia, by launching its Apollo Manu...


29 June 2015 | Agri Safety,News,Renewables
Farmers advised to think safe and stay safe near electricity

A leading power company is advising farmers, landowners and the public to always think safe and stay safe, by being aware of electricity equipment whe...


29 June 2015 | News,Property News
Versatile Shropshire arable land sells for £1.7 million public auction

The guide price was smashed as a versatile 122-acre block of excellent Grade 2 arable land with good roadside access in East Shropshire sold for £1.7 ...


29 June 2015 | Cattle,Finance,News
High returns from managing feed costs

Conventional Holstein Friesian herds with the highest feed costs per litre spend 6p a litre more on purchased feeds compared with those with the lowes...


29 June 2015 | News,Poultry
Avian influenza conference hears calls for more robust response

Calls for the use of vaccination, better bio-security and a much more robust response to outbreaks of avian influenza were made at an international co...


29 June 2015 | News
London's underground farm prepares to open

Growing Underground, London’s first subterranean farm, will start trading for the first time in mid-July. The farm, in old World War II tunnels ben...


28 June 2015 | News,Poultry,Produce
LJ Fairburn & Son launch Shropshire egg brand into ASDA

Egg lovers across Shropshire will be egg-static as LJ Fairburn & Son, one of the UK’s largest egg producers and packers, is launching a Shropshire bra...


27 June 2015 | News,Shows and Events
Record JCB mud run field delivers massive cash boost for NSPCC

A record field of more than 2,850 entrants ensured this year’s JCB Mud Run was the most successful ever – delivering a boost of more than £55,000 for ...


26 June 2015 | News,NFU,Supermarkets
NFU President urges Tesco to make meaningful commitment to industry

The NFU is urging Tesco to demonstrate exactly how it is delivering on its promises made in 2013 to improve relationships with suppliers, shorten supp...


26 June 2015 | News
UK farm union leaders call on supply chain and government to help farming industry

The UK Farming Union Presidents have expressed their deep concern and dismay over the current market situation that farmers from across the UK are fac...


26 June 2015 | Dairy,News
Undertakings proposed by Müller UK accepted in principle by CMA

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today decided that there are reasonable grounds to accept undertakings proposed by Müller UK & Ireland...


One size fits nobody – Merial advises targeted approach to parasite control in sheep

As the sheep parasite season continues, Merial Animal Health is reminding farmers of the benefits of adopting a planned approach to worm control that ...


26 June 2015 | News,Renewables
Seeking ways to manage global commons will be crucial in the fight against climate change

The Pope’s encyclical of 18 June has been widely praised by environmental groups, as well as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The encyclical calls fo...


26 June 2015 | Arable,Crops,News,Produce
Maris Otter goes to Parliament

Robin Appel and Mark Banham celebrated the 50th anniversary of their revered Maris Otter barley variety at a tasting of past Champion Beers of Britain...


BVA update to 'Suspect BSE case highlights importance of disease surveillance'

The Irish government has confirmed that the cow tested positive and that the case was isolated to a single animal. The infected cow was not presented...


Prime Minister backs Thames Valley police's latest move to tackle rural crime

Prime Minister David Cameron has backed Thames Valley Police’s latest move to tackle rural crime after the police force became the first in the UK to ...


26 June 2015 | Agri Safety,News,Sheep
Nationwide appeal for information on hundreds of stolen sheep

The Avon and Somerset Constabulary are investigating a series of rustling crimes which has led to nearly 500 animals being stolen within six weeks and...


26 June 2015 | News,NFU,Supermarkets
How is Tesco committed to British farmers? NFU President asks retailer

The NFU is today set to ask Tesco how it has progressed on a number of commitments made to British agriculture at the NFU’s annual conference two year...


25 June 2015 | Arable,Crops,Grassland,News
Spring silage success but farmers should sharpen sward skills between cuts

Initial indications from farm visits undertaken by the agricultural grass team at Barenbrug during late May and early June seem to show that good aver...


25 June 2015 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News
Mid-season worm pressures affect dairy herds

Managing mid-season worm pressures could have significant economic and performance benefits for dairy herds. This is the advice from the COWS industry...


25 June 2015 | News,Sheep
Next steps taken to push progress on carcase splitting rules

Following a cross-industry meeting in February, and numerous meetings with Defra and Food Standards Agency (FSA) staff in the months since, the Nation...


25 June 2015 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Dorset - The seafood capital of the UK

The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival celebrates chefs, seafood & producers. Dorset Seafood is making its mark across the country, from fishermen and di...




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