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Union meets new Rural Secretary Fergus Ewing with CAP and food production on agenda

NFU Scotland has met with Fergus Ewing MSP, the newly appointed Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity at Holyr...


25 May 2016 17:07:51 | Dairy,Finance,News

Sales from Dairies division drags down Dairy Crest's performance

Losses from the now sold Dairies division (liquid), and a loss on the sale of that division to Muller were largely responsibl...


25 May 2016 14:46:34 | Finance,Grassland,News,Property News

Tax tribunal: Grazing agreement owners must farm for Business Relief

Landowners who let land on a grazing agreement must play an active role if they are to secure valuable tax reliefs, following...


25 May 2016 13:55:55 | News,Rural Life

Half of all small firms think rural transport and roads have deteriorated in recent years

A new report by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) shows that half of all small firms think the UK’s roads and public t...


25 May 2016 13:28:53 | News,Produce,Sheep

'It’s vital that we maximise the returns to producers', British Wool Marketing Board says

A way forward in optimising the potential of wool and the return for farmers was hotly debated when Farmers’ Union of Wales P...


25 May 2016 10:21:26 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,News

Largest UK wheat export to the USA departs

The largest export of wheat to the USA for more than two decades departed from Bristol this week.The Sbi Lambada, carryin...


25 May 2016 10:10:29 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

Cattle antibiotics could double greenhouse gas emissions, researchers say

Farmers who give their cattle antibiotics could be boosting greenhouse gas emissions, research suggests.Scientists looked...


25 May 2016 09:27:16 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,News

Monsanto rejects $62 billion acquisition bid by Bayer, but open to more talks

Seed company Monsanto has rejected a $62 billion acquisition bid by German agriculture supplier Bayer as 'incomplete and fina...


25 May 2016 09:13:54 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,News

Outlook for 2016 'looking worse for farmers' due to falling prices and poor weather

As the continuing farm income crisis deepens due to falling prices and poor weather, the outcome for 2016 is looking signific...


25 May 2016 09:08:41 | Dairy,News,Produce,Shows and Events

EU farmers organise trip to Burkina Faso to discuss effect dairy overproduction has

European dairy farmers have organised a trip to Burkina Faso to discuss the problem of dairy overproduction in the EU and its...


25 May 2016 08:53:16 | News,Renewables

£525m backing for new 'Beatrice windfarm' off Scottish coast

A £525m European backing for Beatrice windfarm off Scottish coast in the UK has been announced by the European Commission. ...


24 May 2016 17:19:10 | News,Rural Life

'Seasonal migrants for farms would still work in a 'Brexit' UK, but with controls' says Boris

Leaving the EU would not harm Yorkshire’s farming industry, Boris Johnson has insisted in a visit to the county.Workers f...


25 May 2016 17:21:25 | Crops and Cereals,News,Shows and Events
Cereals 2016: KWS to showcase new varieties spanning three crop types

KWS is to unveil four new varieties spanning three crop types with each offering class-leading grain quality attributes at Ce...


Getting 'Generation Y' inspired by Agri-Tech at Cereals 2016

Could keeping wheat foliage green until the end of harvest boost yields? This is just one of the research projects to be disc...


25 May 2016 10:52:31 | News,Sheep,Shows and Events
Cornwall shearer attempts first world record in UK

This summer sees Champion sheep shearer Matt Smith attempt to break the current world record, the Nine Hour Full Wool Ewe Wor...


Next generation of potato industry leaders assemble at AHDB

The second year of the highly-rated AHDB Potatoes ‘Next Generation’ initiative launched last Friday 20 May at AHDB Headquarte...


25 May 2016 09:52:17 | Agri Safety,News,Shows and Events
New health and safety courses launched for agricultural sector

Farming is regularly highlighted as one of the most dangerous professions in the UK – with worker fatality rates among the hi...


New Zealand
| 25 May 2016
Chilled meat exports to China won't happen overnight

Farmers should not expect a quick increase in export returns as a result of recently agreed protocols to allow access of New ...


Paraguay
| 25 May 2016
Paraguayan farmers defend native seeds over GMOs

About 100 farmers with peasant organizations on Tuesday left their family farms in Paraguay's interior to attend a fair in do...


New Zealand
| 25 May 2016
Data points to big productivity gains for agriculture

Agriculture is the most productive sector in New Zealand.Year on year, productivity gains in agriculture outstrip those i...


Ghana
| 25 May 2016
Brexit may provide boost for African agriculture

A UK departure from the European Union could help African countries to speed up agricultural innovation that is currently hel...


Australia
| 25 May 2016
South Australia urged to support local dairy farmers

South Australians have been urged to continue supporting local farmers by snubbing home brand dairy items.About 100 farme...


Ireland
| 25 May 2016
Boost for farming families with hike in cattle prices

A surge in cattle prices and a rise in dairy production as the milk quotas came to an end helped family farm incomes record a...


Publish date: 25 May 2016
Harvest Tractor Driver/General Farm Worker re...

Competent tractor driver with previous experience of large arable machinery required to help with harvest as part of the...


Harvest Tractor Driver/General Farm Worker required for 2,000 acre farm in  >>>Hampshire<<<       Must have a UK driving licence & previous experience of tractor driving.
Publish date: 25 May 2016
HERDSMAN/FULL TIME MILKER required.  Job in&n...

Herdsman/Full Time Milker required for a 350 crossbred, Autumn calving herd in North Devon.  20/40 Parlour installed Nov...


HERDSMAN/FULL TIME MILKER required.  Job in   >>>North Devon
Publish date: 25 May 2016
Job for a Full Time Tractor Driver with mechanical...

Contractors looking for a permanent tractor driver who has mechanical skills to work on a small plant site in Nottinghamshire...


Job for a Full Time Tractor Driver with mechanical skills needed for Contractors   >>>Nottinghamshire<<<
Publish date: 25 May 2016
2 Harvest jobs, 1 Combine & 1 Carting.  W...

1600 acres big kit normally have 1 or 2 students/OE people for corn carting (JCB fastracs, hyd tail gates), combining,  ...


2 Harvest jobs, 1 Combine & 1 Carting.  Would suit OE couple, live in 1 hour to London >>>Maldon, Essex<<< 
Publish date: 25 May 2016
3 Jobs: Harvest Staff (Grain Carting, Cultivation,...

We are looking for hard working, enthusiastic people to join our harvest team in Central Scotland.  The job will start a...


3 Jobs: Harvest Staff (Grain Carting, Cultivation, General work), Grain Dryer Operator, Combine Operator in   >>>Scottish Borders<<<
Publish date: 25 May 2016
Harvest/Autumn job on mainly arable farm ...

Hertfordshire based arable/beef farm, requires capable person for general farm work. Includes corn cart, round and large squa...


Harvest/Autumn job on mainly arable farm in   >>>Hertfordshire<<<
25 May 2016 | Rural Life | Viewed 3694 times
Going the extra mile: Connecting businesses and rural communities

A new report by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) shows that half of all small firms think the UK’s roads and pu...


20 May 2016 | Arable | Viewed 831 times
Gleadell Market Report - Fertiliser 20th May 2016

Calum Findlay, Gleadell’s fertiliser manager, comments on the fertiliser markets


20 May 2016 | Crops and Cereals | Viewed 1130 times
Gleadell Market Report - Wheat and Oilseed Rape 20th May 2016

David Sheppard, Gleadell's managing director, comments on the wheat market


20 May 2016 | Rural Life | Viewed 4322 times
The Knight Frank Rural Report 2016

The report covers the key issues facing today’s UK’s rural landowners, who are operating in in an ever-changing a...


18 May 2016 | Produce | Viewed 5355 times
Quantification of food surplus, waste and related materials in the...

The report, Quantification of food surplus, waste and related materials in the grocery supply chain, funded mainly by Defra a...


16 May 2016 | Finance | Viewed 4090 times
Responding to Price Volatility: Creating a More Resilient Agricult...

The House of Lords EU Committee has today published a report investigating what needs to be done to boost the resilience of t...


27 May 2016
Ballymena Show 2016

Agricultural Show with horses, cattle, sheep, poultry. Home Industries and floral art. Various traders including; m...


28 May 2016
Hertfordshire County Show 2016

The annual Hertfordshire County Show traditionally takes place over the late May Bank Holiday weekend. attracting u...


28 May 2016
Shropshire County Agricultural Show 2016

The annual Shropshire County Agricultural Show attracts thousands of people from across the country to the West Mid...


28 May 2016
Drymen Show 2016

Agricultural show with horse classes, jumping and showing, sheepdog trials and other entertainments. Open 9.00am - ...


28 May 2016
Heathfield Show 2016

Saturday 28th May 2016, the showground will be open from 8am to 5pm at Little Tottingworth Farm, Broad Oak, Heathfi...


28 May 2016
Cothi Bridge Show 2016

Agricultural Show with classes for Horses, Cattle, Sheep, companion Dog Show, Craft Displays and Ladies section, va...


29 May 2016
Burghley Game & Country Fair 2016

There's something for everyone in action - packed, great days out! All the shows are open from 10am until 6pm d...


Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture

This two year programme builds on the skills developed on the Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture and supports progressi...


One Year Farming Course

The One-Year Farming Course is an intensive short training course, unique to the University. It is designed to equi...


Practical Countryside Skills Level 1 Award

Interested in a career outdoors? Why not try our work-focussed Horticulture course. You will develop new skills and...


Agri-Business (BSc)

The agricultural sector faces a number of significant challenges in the future from climate change to floods and dr...


Level 2 Diploma in Countryside and Environment (Ga...

Provides individuals with an introduction to the skills required of a Gamekeeper. Work experience on a shooting est...


Diploma in Land-based Studies Level 1 - Agricultur...

This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the agriculture industry. It is suitable for pre-16s, s...


Practical Lambing

Provides the practical skills and knowledge needed to lamb ewes, and to deal with minor problems using the correct ...


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Join over 25,000 farmers, agronomists and industry suppliers on the 15th & 16th June at Ch...
Held early July each year, the Livestock Event is the leading B2B event for the UK livesto...
Dedicated annual one-day event for the dairy industry, held on Wednesday 14th September 20...
The BFREPA Conference is the largest of it's kind in the UK with between 500 to 600 produc...
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16 May 2016
Dairy produce at Nottinghamshire County Show
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Dairy produce at Nottinghamshire County Show

Milking, yogurt tasting and butter making were just a few of the activities on offer at this year’s Nottinghamshir...


13 May 2016
Pig and Poultry EU referendum debate

The forthcoming referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union was the subject of intense arg...


12 May 2016
Poultry vaccine 'Salmovac 440' launch

The manufacturer of a new vaccine says it will offer longer and better protection against both salmonella enteritidis an...


10 May 2016
Environment (Wales) Act 2016 - planning Welsh reso...

The Environment (Wales) Act puts in place the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a ...


6 May 2016
McDonald's UK pioneers virtual reality in support ...

McDonald's UK pioneers virtual reality in support of British and Irish farming.'Follow our Foodsteps' wi...


Fantasy Farm Park

Fantasy Farm Park is situated in the heart of the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside.It opened to the public in 19...


Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park

Welcome to Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park, we hope you have a magical day at our family visitor attraction.Se...


Easton Park Farm

Easton Farm Park was built in the late 1800s and has been a Farm Park since 1974, the second farm park to be opened...


Thornton Hall Country Park

Experience hands on animal encounters on our traditional working farm, hitch a ride in our 4 x 4 Adventure Experien...


Bucklebury Farm Park

Bucklebury Farm Park offers a magical experience and a great value day out in the countryside whatever the weather,...


Gonalston Farm Shop

After a centuries old family tradition of meat production, Ross and Georgina Mason opened the doors of Gonalston Fa...


Pauls Farm Shop

Pauls Farm Shop is a second generation family business that prides itself on providing high quality, locally source...


Knitsley Farm Shop

In the shop we have a carefully selected cheese display which boasts the best of the region with some cheeses caref...


Scaddows Farm Shop

Scaddows Farm is located in beautiful countryside on the A514 between Ticknall and Hartshorne in South Derbyshire....


Pearce's Farm Shop

Are you are looking for a quick break for a drink, a leisurely lunch, an afternoon picking fruit with the children,...



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