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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...


Farmers to tell their stories to save lives on the farm

Farmers will be using Farm Safety Week, which takes place from 6 to 10 July, to highlight measures needed to ensure safety on farms. The NFU, worki...


30 June 2015 | News,Sheep
Rise in lamb numbers sold in GB

A significant lift in the number of lambs being sold in Scotland and the GB took place during Royal Highland Show week, according to the latest market...


A vision for unlocking farming potential in the EU

The Agri-Food Chain Coalition, representing 11 leading industry associations across the agri-food chain, today presented its joint declaration entitle...


Genetic improvement has a 'massive impact on livestock production'

International experts from Norway and the USA join the line-up of speakers at the 2015 Sheep Breeders Round Table to discuss the opportunities and cha...


EU grains trade higher; Euro weakness friendly to Paris grain

EU grains trade higher, playing catch-up with strong gains posted in US markets on Friday night, and with Paris grains supported by further euro weakn...


30 June 2015 | News,Property News
UK farmers in Australia: Proposed age bracket rise for visa

As part of wider changes to the way working holiday visas are issued in Australia, proposals are underway to increase the age limit for those eligible...


Livestock Event 2015: Showcasing the 'latest equipment'

The Livestock Event, the UK’s leading livestock trade show held at The NEC, Birmingham on 8 and 9 July and organised by RABDF, will be welcoming over ...


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...




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