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28 April 2015 | Dairy,News,

Abolition of milk quota may carry a hidden benefit for farmers

28 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,
New criteria to warn of early blight attacks

Potato growers and agronomists will be better prepared to cope with more aggressive blight strains this season, with a new Bl...

28 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,
Consumers want free range milk and more transparent labeling, new survey says

In response to consumer demand, World Animal Protection are calling for transparent milk labeling and clarity about the numbe...

28 April 2015 | Appointments,News,
Cogent announces appointment of UK General Manager

James Hallett has been appointed by Cogent Breeding Ltd as General Manager for the UK business.

Hallett, who will join Cog...

Tong Peal launches new crop cleaning solution

Tong Peal Engineering, designers of vegetable handling equipment has launched its latest innovation in crop cleaning with the...

Vets call for extension to sign new TB testing contracts

Veterinary associations are calling on the government to extend the deadline for vets to sign new bovine TB testing contracts...

28 April 2015 | Finance,News,
Countdown to BPS deadline

There are seven weeks remaining for farmers to make their 2015 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) application.

The vast majority ...

28 April 2015 | Finance,Market Reports,News,
Farmers warned Transatlantic trade deal will bring 'additional competition'

Farmers are being warned about the possible implications of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).


28 April 2015 | Dairy,News,
Abolition of milk quota may carry a hidden benefit for farmers

One of the parcel of measures associated with the current reform of the Common Agricultural Policy is that Milk Quota, initia...

27 April 2015 | News,Property News,
Investment in slaughtering capacity at Brechin 'well under way'

The investment in additional slaughtering capacity at Brechin is well underway and the increased capacity at the plant is due...

27 April 2015 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News,Sheep,
Scottish meat industry to benefit from €1.2m grant

The Scottish red meat industry is set to benefit from a €1.2 million (£861,000) grant secured from the European Commission (E...

27 April 2015 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events,
Livestock Event: first ever live calf rearing demonstration

The UK’s first ever live calf rearing demonstration at an event will be featured at Livestock Event, the sector’s largest bus...

Data rich and information poor is an issue facing many growers

Data rich and information poor is an issue facing many growers and a compelling reason for Andrew Spinks, technical manager f...

27 April 2015 | News,Poultry,
9 out of 10 eggs outside the EU are still produced in cages

More than 90 per cent of all eggs outside the European Union are still produced in cages – mainly conventional cages - accord...

27 April 2015 | News,Property News,
Aberdeenshire farming enterprise comes to the market

CKD Galbraith has been instructed to sell the famous Blelack pedigree livestock enterprise which is situated in a picturesque...

27 April 2015 | News,Shows and Events,
Loughry students visit the International Food Exhibition in London

A group of Loughry students have paid a visit to one of London’s most prestigious exhibitions during a study tour.

Last mo...

27 April 2015 | Market Reports,News,Pigs,
2015 sees growth in pork production

Pork production is set to increase in 2015 due to forecasted lower feed prices and increased productivity according to the Eu...

27 April 2015 | News,Shows and Events,
NFU Cymru Community Champion Award shortlist

Three farmers who make an outstanding contribution to their local communities have been shortlisted for the NFU Cymru / Princ...

Tractor operators to compete for European Drivers title

On April 30, 2015, seven tractor operators from seven European countries will compete to win the European Drivers Challenge t...

27 April 2015 | News,Poultry,Shows and Events,
British Pie Awards 2015: Not so humble chicken pie crowned supreme Champion

A Chicken, Mushroom, English Mustard & Cream Pie made by Great North Pie Co. has taken home the title of Supreme Champion at ...

27 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,
Ten NGOs ask China to intervene in global glyphosate

Ten NGOs based in Europe have delivered an Open Letter to the Chinese Embassy in London, pleading with the Chinese people to ...

India | 28 April 2015
India needs to get serious about upping farm yields

The forecast of another weak monsoon is bad news for farmers. But it’s exactly the jolt policymakers needed to get their act ...

China | 28 April 2015
US asks China to drop ban on poultry imports

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Monday asked China to drop a ban on imports of U.S. poultry imposed because of an o...

USA | 28 April 2015
Forecasts for steady showers hit wheat

U.S. grain futures tumbled Monday as favorable weather forecasts weighed on corn and wheat prices, while soybeans gained.


USA | 28 April 2015
Save California farmers from themselves

You would hope the worsening drought in California would bring out the best in the state’s politicians, particularly those wh...

China | 28 April 2015
China to strengthen oversight of GM crops under development

China plans to increase its oversight of genetically modified crops due to heightened public concern over Beijing's ability t...

USA | 28 April 2015
California farmers without water are installing solar panels

Due to the unprecedented drought, many of California’s farmers won’t be allocated any water this year, thanks to the way that...

USA | 28 April 2015
Cattle futures ease, as feedlot numbers beat forecasts

Cattle futures eased as investors assessed data showing not only a surprise increase in the number of animals placed for fatt...

28 April 2015
Operative - Hazardous Waste

To operate Tank farm systems including transfer to the Acid plant. Position based at Stewartby, Bedford....

28 April 2015
Setting out engineer

The projects are bulk earthworks, infrastructure, wind farms, reclamation and landfill engineering and can value from £500k -...

28 April 2015
Group IT Manager

“Medina Dairy - a successful and progressive, family-run, business. Medina Dairy operates across 14 depots with over 400 empl...

28 April 2015
Milker / General Farm Worker

Wanted Due to herd expansion Milker/Relief and General Farm Worker Required in Helston area. Experience necessary. Salary neg...

28 April 2015
Mobile Engineer - HGV Trailers

HGV, Off-highway, military, construction, MOD, agriculture machinery maintenance repair or servicing. HGV, Trailer, HGV, Off-...

28 April 2015
Mobile Technician / HGV - Trailer Engineer

HGV, Trailers ( single / double deck) , Off-highway, military, construction, MOD, agriculture machinery maintenance repair or...

28 April 2015
Mobile Engineer - HGV Trailers

HGV, Off-highway, military, construction, MOD, agriculture machinery - maintenance repair or servicing. HGV, Trailer, HGV, Of...

28 April 2015
Mobile Engineer - HGV Trailers

HGV, Off-highway, military, construction, MOD, agriculture machinery - maintenance repair or servicing. HGV, Trailer, HGV, Of...

27 April 2015 | Forestry | Viewed 567 times
Price discrepancy between hardwood and softwood ch...

The price discrepancy between overseas traded hardwood and softwoodchips was at its greatest in February 2015 when compared t...

24 April 2015 | Poultry | Viewed 173 times
SEPRA Market Report - 24th April 2015

The market is still holding up not too badly a lot more Free Range about but they are finding a home.
The good weather that ...

20 April 2015 | Poultry | Viewed 258 times
SEPRA Market Report - 17th April 2015

Apologies for no report last week, the office was in the middle of the Irish Sea off the Welsh coast on board the Tall ship L...

7 April 2015 | Poultry | Viewed 572 times
SEPRA Market Report - 3rd April 2015

The market appears to have been pretty busy and is still busy on the run up to Easter, but prices are being pulled back in an...

7 April 2015 | Poultry | Viewed 547 times
Beak Tipping - The right (and only decision) pleas...

As long ago as in 2000, worries about the thought that flocks of hens may have to have untrimmed beaks had already emerged. A...

6 April 2015 | Forestry | Viewed 844 times
Sawlog prices declined in many countries during 20...

Sawlog prices declined in many countries during 2014 and the GSPI price index in the 4Q/14 was at the lowest level in two yea...

1 April 2015 | Finance | Viewed 542 times
April 2015 Monthly Farming Update

The April 2015 Monthly Farming Update from Chavereys Chartered Accountants

20 January 2016

Welcome to LAMMA – the UK’s largest farm machinery, equipment and agricultural services show.

Held in January ea...

10 February 2016
Energy Now Expo 2016

Farming is one of the most energy intensive industries in operation today. As these energy costs continue to rise, ...

23 May 2015
The Fife Show

The Fife Show is a traditional agricultural show of long standing and its principal aim is to give the public an op...

25 May 2015
Northumberland County Show

Come and join in the fun at Northumberland County Show with something for everyone.

Showing Classes for Cattle, ...

5 January 2016
Oxford Farming Conference

TBA October 2015

Featured Shows

The UK’s largest renewable energy event taking place on 6-7 May 2015.
Cereals is the leading technical event for the UK arable industry.
Think it's just cows and combine harvesters? It isn't!
Held early July each year, the Livestock Event is the leading B2B event for the UK livesto...
The 2015 CLA Game Fair at Harewood House, Leeds. 31st July - 2nd August
The BFREPA Conference is the largest of it's kind in the UK with between 500 to 600 produc...
28 April 2015
Chicago Reports

27/04/15 -- Soycomplex: Beans closed narrowly mixed. The USDA announcing 158,000 MT of old crop...

28 April 2015
EU Reports

27/04/15 -- EU grains closed mostly lower to start the week, with Paris wheat ending below EUR1...

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28 April 2015 | Wiltshire £950,000.00

An attractive period farmhouse, in need of modernisation, with outbuildings, set in about ...

28 April 2015 | Herefordshire £145,000.00
Handlands Cross Cottage

2 Bedroom House - detached

Detached rural cottage
Two bedrooms
Two recept...

27 April 2015 | East Sussex £160,000.00
Land Whitesmith nr. Lewes

The opportunity to acquire approximately 16 acres of grassland in a rural location with go...

27 April 2015 | West Sussex £475,000.00
West Sussex, Lindfield

A delightful semi-detached cottage providing well laid out family accommodation and lapsed...

24 April 2015 | Norfolk £399,950.00
Silt Road

Double hardwood doors leading to:

12' 5" x 6' 10" (3.8m x 2.1m) With s...

24 April 2015 | West Yorkshire £595,000.00
Upper Turner Top Farm

An opportunity to purchase a detached 5 bedroom farmhouse, which would benefit from furthe...

23 April 2015 | Leicestershire £240,000.00
Land at Frisby on the Wreake


GUIDE PRICE £240,000


28 April 2015 | Not specified £3,950.00


28 April 2015 | Not specified £19,850.00
VADERSTAD TOPDOWN 500, 5 metre, 2006,

Machinery,Disc Harrows / Min Till,Vaderstad

28 April 2015 | Not specified £975.00
COOKS FLAT 8 Auto Sledge,

Machinery,Hay & Straw Equipment,Cooks

28 April 2015 | Not specified £4,250.00
WELGER 630 Conventional Baler,

Machinery,Hay & Straw Equipment,Welger

28 April 2015 | Not specified £3,450.00
VADERSTAD Agrilla Xtra Crossboard Kit, for Carrier 650,

Machinery,Disc Harrows / Min Till,Vaderstad

28 April 2015 | Not specified £21,850.00
SIMBA SL400 DDT 4 metre trailed cultivator,

Machinery,Disc Harrows / Min Till,Simba

28 April 2015 | Not specified £10,750.00
VADERSTAD CARRIER 650, 6.5 metre, steel ring,

Machinery,Disc Harrows / Min Till,Vaderstad

19 March 2010 | Gloucestershire £24-£30
Kilmorie Smallholding

Kilmorie is a Grade II listed chartist smallholding (small farm), modernised and extended ...

28 April 2010 | Stirling £22-£27
Woodcockfaulds Farm

Woodcockfaulds is a spacious country farmhouse, situated in an idyllic, rural location wit...

23 February 2010 | Northamptonshire £375-£475
Friendly Lodge Cottage

Spacious accommodation with wheelchair access. One downstairs double bedroom with ensuite ...

18 March 2010 | Cornwall £200-£650
Chark Country Holidays

A warm welcome awaits you at Chark Farm, in picturesque mid-Cornwall. Our luxury barn con...

2 March 2010 | North Yorkshire £40-£60
Mill Close Farm

Our home dates from the early 15th century when it was part of the Hornby Castle Estate, l...

7 April 2010 | Gloucestershire £205-£750
Old Mill Cottages

Old Mill Cottages are self- catering barn conversions, situated in a tranquil rural settin...

28 January 2010 | Lincolnshire £200-£280
East Farm Cottage

Nestling at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds in a wonderful rural location East Farm Cot...

8 February 2010 | North Yorkshire £240-£440
High Dalton Hall Cottage

Situated on a working family hill farm in an elevated position overlooking the breathtakin...

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