World News: United Kingdom
A report on the salmon industry has revealed the growing importance of salmon farming to the economy and high confidence within the sector.
Wheat yesterday traded with the negative node and settled -0.25% down at 1285.2 as traders stayed away from market despite of firm trend in spot market.
Scientists have announced a plan to collect and store the wild plant relatives of essential food crops, including wheat, rice, and potatoes.
A county MP is proposing a bill that could outlaw projects like the ’super-dairy’ at Nocton.
World grain prices could as much as double by 2050 as population growth and climate change put growing pressure on resources, according to a report published Monday.
Cattle farmers across the West are hoping the weight of opinion in favour of killing sick badgers will convince the Government to allow a cull to prevent the spread of bovine TB.
Farmers in Wales were yesterday cleared to give livestock extra rations amid fears the big freeze could devastate next spring’s lamb crop.
The number of transport-related problems for Scottish farming appears to be growing.
A new survey found that when it comes to Christmas shopping, farmers detest the experience far more than any other profession.
National Trust rangers have unveiled a plan to install a temporary sheep-proof fence around one of the Peak District’s highest points in a bid to help eroded vegetation recover.
Germany and the UK are keen on exporting cattle semen to India and are awaiting clearance from the Indian government.
Meat and milk from the offspring of cloned animals was cleared for sale yesterday.
Tighter controls on one of the most persistent sheep health problems come into operation this month making farmers legally obliged to notify authorities if they suspect sheep scab in their flocks.
A life without crop protection products may seem an ideal one for those committed to organic farming, but a new report warns that food costs could soar up to 40 per cent in the UK and add £70 billion ...
Ministers consider a ban, or temporary suspension, of cloned meat "disproportionate in terms of food safety and animal welfare" due to a lack of evidence.
The government has pledged £37m to help develop farming practices so that poor countries can cope with climate change.
Realising huge business potential in agriculture and allied activities, business leaders from the UK are looking at investing in supply chain management, infrastructure for export of agriculture produ...
Criminal gangs targeted manhole covers and copper wiring when rocketing Chinese demand rendered them valuable commodities. Now, they have a new target: sheep.
Three cattle have died after the roof of a farm shed in Angus collapsed under the weight of snow, it has emerged.
The Cumberland and Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held its weekly sale in Dumfries on Wednesday when the 62 prime cattle forward met a firmer trade, especially for commercial types.
The UK Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes has stated that meat and milk from cloned cattle and their offspring are safe to consume.
A quiet life in a monastery, secluded and immersed in prayer - this is what normally comes to mind when one thinks of a monk.
Police are carrying out DNA tests on the carcasses of two sheep after fears they may have been savaged by a big cat.
Firefighters have rescued 200 sheep trapped when heavy snow collapsed a barn roof on top of them in Northumberland.
A Bristol-based company said it plans to install Scotland’s first tidal energy farm in 2013.
Liz Goss, who has overall responsibility for the community nursing service in the county, said, "Local farmers have been great in terms of towing people out.
Modernity isn’t very good at disruption. It doesn’t have enough elasticity in it. And so when the snow lands on modern systems, they break.
Farmers in Worcestershire have been put on stand-by by the council to help clear frozen and snowy roads.
The U.K.’s Rural Payments Agency began 2010 subsidy payouts to farmers and will disburse more than 1 billion pounds ($1.56 billion) in the coming days as it works to meet a year-end target.
"Whatever your personal politics, there is no denying the importance of the EU when it comes to farming," Maeve Whyte, the Director of the NFU Brussels office, told Montgomeryshire farmers recently at...