12-12-2013 11:11 AM
Organic predicted to do much better in 2014 as supermarkets report shortages
Organic egg sales could do much better in 2014 if they get the support of major retailers. That is the view of Soil Association trade director Finn Co...
US corn shipments 'held up' in China; Wheat market nominal gains
Beans reversed yesterday's losses, closing around 4-6 cents firmer on the day, on continued strong demand. The trade is expecting anothe...
NFU to support Bayer neonicotinoid legal challenge
The NFU is to support Bayer’s legal challenge on the restrictions of the use of neonicotinoids, it has been announced.
NFU Director General Andy R...
Top turkey award for Suffolk farmer
Suffolk farmer Jeremy Blackmore missed out on the big moment when his turkey won the top trophy for the first time at the Anglian Turkey Association’s...
Lochhead and Paterson to discuss CAP
Scotland’s Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead is due to meet DEFRA Minister Owen Paterson this coming Monday in Brussels, to discuss Scotland’s ...
North American wood pellet exports steadily increase
North American shipments of wood pellets over the Atlantic continued to go up in the 2Q/13 with volumes more than double those in the 2Q/11, according...
Scottish poultry producers form new group
Scottish growers, impacted by a recent announcement by 2 Sisters about restructuring of its plants at Letham and Coupar Angus, have formed the Scottis...
Rural economy recovers as last year's pessimism fades
The rural economy is firmly in recovery as growth has spread from non-farming businesses to the farming sector, according to the latest data from the ...
FUW welcomes ASA ruling against RSPCA
The Farmers’ Union of Wales has welcomed the Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA) decision to uphold a complaint by the union about an RSPCA advert...
Uralchem reports IFRS financial results for the first nine months of 2013
Uralchem Group, one of the largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers in Russia, announced its unaudited IFRS financial results for the f...
United dairy industry pitches strategy to government
A united dairy industry has presented plans for an industry strategy to government, aimed at joining up plans to strengthen the sector.
The NFU, D...
Sainsbury's announces £1m farming investment
Sainsbury's has announced over £1 million worth of investments to 700 of its farmers and suppliers at an annual farming conference.
The 13 allocat...
12-12-2013 08:22 AM
H7N9 found in S China poultry markets
Samples taken from two live poultry markets in south China's Guangdong province have tested positive for H7N9 bird flu, the provincial health authorit...
12-12-2013 08:21 AM
Qld farmers' power bills to soar
Another huge rise in electricity prices in Queensland could send farmers broke, the industry's peak body has warned.
The Queensland Farmers' Federa...
12-12-2013 08:15 AM
FDA to curb antibiotic use in livestock
The US food safety regulator is moving to phase out some use of antibiotics in livestock in an effort to curb growing antibiotic resistance in human d...
12-12-2013 08:14 AM
Brazil sees record soy crop, raises wheat outlook
Brazil's government crop supply agency forecast record soybean output of 90.03 million tonnes on Tuesday, near the top of its previous forecast of 87....
12-12-2013 08:10 AM
Russia to be allowed cultivation of GMO crops
Russia wil be allowed to cultivate genetically modified crops – according to government decree number 839 dated September 23, said Russian Agroholding...
12-12-2013 08:06 AM
NZ vows to improve dairy safety, trade
The New Zealand government pledged Wednesday it will strengthen regulation on dairy product safety and boost the number of staff to support trade with...
12-12-2013 08:00 AM
Indonesia will keep importing Australian cattle
It’s unlikely Indonesia will halt cattle imports from Australia over the recent spying row, though it does plan to seek alternative sources for the co...
| C S Dustow and Son, Colwith Farm Storage Facility, Lanlivery, Cornwall
Soil Management Workshop
Potato Council and Catchment Sensitive Farming are hosting a soil management workshop at CS Dustow and Son’s, Colwith Farm Storage Facility in Lanlive...
| Oxford University Examination Halls, 81 High Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford Farming Conference
The 2013 Conference will be held from the 2nd to the 4th of January 2013 at the Oxford University Examination Schools.
The conference will include ...
| Radisson Blu Hotel, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow
Semex Conference 2014
The conference will be held between Sunday 12 and Tuesday 14 January in the heart of Glasgow city centre at the 5-star Radisson Blu Hotel.
| The Royal Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, New Costessey, Norwich, Norfolk
British Carp and Angling Show
The British Carp & Angling show will bring together top names, top stands and the best fishing demo’s the UK has to offer.
Set just 5 minutes from ...
| SECC, Glasgow
Scotland's Trade Fair
Fresh Springtime Inspiration
For over 30 years Scotland’s Trade Fairs have been the primary market place for retail buyers and suppliers to meet and ...