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27 September 2016 09:49:48 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Sheep,Supermarkets
Co-op and Marks and Spencer's have recently announced their intention to further source British lamb
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"There are clear opportunities for organic farming – the organic market is in the fourth year of sustained growth"

Welsh government announces Glastir Organic payments for farmers

27 September 2016 20:12:38 | Finance,News,Organic

Welsh government announces Glastir Organic payments for farmers

The Welsh government has today revealed news about the window for Expressions of Interest to Glastir Organic.The announce...


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RSPB and local farmers work together to save the curlew

Farmers and conservation groups work together in Oxfordshire to help threatened bird species

27 September 2016 15:35:30 | Animal Health,News,Rural Life

Farmers and conservation groups work together in Oxfordshire to help threatened bird species

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and local farmers in Oxfordshire are celebrating the completion of a pil...


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The veterinary sector has called on the government to protect existing animal welfare laws

Safeguarding animal health and welfare 'at the heart' of veterinary Brexit priorities

27 September 2016 15:07:02 | Animal Health,Government,News

Safeguarding animal health and welfare 'at the heart' of veterinary Brexit priorities

The veterinary sector has called on the UK government to ensure existing animal health and welfare protection standards are '...


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Anyone with information about the sheep thefts can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 or they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111

Sheep stolen and killed for their meat prompts police to issue warning about contamination

27 September 2016 13:31:14 | Agri Safety,Meat Processing,News,Sheep

Sheep stolen and killed for their meat prompts police to issue warning about contamination

Northamptonshire police have issued a warning about contaminated meat after sheep were stolen and killed for their meat on th...


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Field labs aim to unite farmers to find solutions to common problems

'Innovative Farmers' look for alternatives to glyphosate to terminate cover crops

27 September 2016 12:51:30 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Organic,Top Tips

'Innovative Farmers' look for alternatives to glyphosate to terminate cover crops

Agricultural purchasing group Anglia Farmers are running a new field lab through the Innovative Farmers network, investigatin...


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Defra reports 'surprising' increase in English pig herd

Pig industry 'surprised' by government figures showing increase in English pig herd

27 September 2016 11:39:45 | News,Pigs

Pig industry 'surprised' by government figures showing increase in English pig herd

Government figures from the English pig survey show an increase in the total pig herd, with reported numbers up 2%, to 3.9 mi...


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Farmers have not been pushing for high milk volumes this year

Smaller herd and reduced milk yield reasons for decrease in British milk production

27 September 2016 10:43:29 | Dairy,News

Smaller herd and reduced milk yield reasons for decrease in British milk production

British milk production from January to July 2016 was 247m litres lower than over the same period last year, after adjusting ...


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Co-op and Marks and Spencer's have recently announced their intention to further source British lamb

Marks and Spencer's to source lamb from British farms for a further six weeks in 2017

27 September 2016 09:49:48 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Sheep,Supermarkets

Marks and Spencer's to source lamb from British farms for a further six weeks in 2017

Retailer Marks and Spencer’s has announced that they will be extending their UK sourcing of lamb by a further six weeks in 20...


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Farm fires have been on the increase, NFU Mutual says (Stock photo)

Firefighters across Somerset tend to large farm fire

27 September 2016 09:32:59 | Agri Safety,News

Firefighters across Somerset tend to large farm fire

Firefighters across Somerset have had to tend to a large fire on a farm in Othery, Somerset last night.Six fire engines a...


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Foss Barrier flood defence, York

Yorkshire to be better protected from floods this winter thanks to new £17m defence upgrade

27 September 2016 08:34:45 | Agri Safety,News,Rural Life

Yorkshire to be better protected from floods this winter thanks to new £17m defence upgrade

The Environment Secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has announced new pumps for York's Foss Barrier - providing a 66% increase in capa...


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Transforming agriculture to address climate change was spoken about in-depth at the biannual event

UN's Committee on Agriculture focuses on innovation to achieve food security and sustainable development

26 September 2016 18:07:28 | Animal Health,News,Renewables,Shows and Events

UN's Committee on Agriculture focuses on innovation to achieve food security and sustainable development

The United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has told the farming sector to "transform itself" to help battle ...


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The Rural Secretary met with EU officials to stress how important the single market is to Wales

'Our EU partners are very important to us': Wales' Rural Secretary meets officials in Brussels

26 September 2016 15:09:37 | Government,News

'Our EU partners are very important to us': Wales' Rural Secretary meets officials in Brussels

The Rural Secretary of Wales has met EU officials in Brussels today to discuss how Wales can continue working with partners a...


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(L-R) Ken Nottage, Chief Executive of the Three Counties Society, Malcolm Thomas MBE, Chairman of RABI, Jack Walton, Becky Davies, RABI Regional Manager and Clive Roads, Livestock Auctioneer at McCartneys

18 year old Jack travels over 1000 miles and raises £7316 for rural charities

27 September 2016 12:34:15 | Finance,News,Shows and Events

18 year old Jack travels over 1000 miles and raises £7316 for rural charities

In July, 18 year old Jack Walton, a budding auctioneer from Worcestershire, set off on his charity fundraiser, travelling ove...


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Any information about Yogi or details of suspicious activity around Redwings’ Ada Cole centre can be reported to Redwings’ welfare team on 01508 481008 or to Essex Police on 01245 491491 or 101

Charity shock as Shetland pony is stolen from Essex centre - police seek information

27 September 2016 09:04:58 | News,Rural Life

Charity shock as Shetland pony is stolen from Essex centre - police seek information

Staff from Redwings Horse Sanctuary have spoken of their shock after a Miniature Shetland Pony was stolen from its Ada Cole c...


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Wynnstay Group is the third largest producer of cereal seed in the UK (Photo: Dr Simon Pope)

Attention to detail can add value to maize silage, says experts

26 September 2016 15:28:37 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Top Tips

Attention to detail can add value to maize silage, says experts

As farmers look to harvest their maize crops, attention to detail will pay dividends, guaranteeing a good looking crop in the...


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World Steak Challenge Winner Jack’s Creek, from Australia

Australia wins World Steak Challenge 2016 for second year running

26 September 2016 11:17:50 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News,Produce,Shows and Events

Australia wins World Steak Challenge 2016 for second year running

Australia has been announced as the world’s best steak producer at the World Steak Challenge.Jack’s Creek, the family own...


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Asda wins British Turkey Retailer of the Year - and the evening also raised more than £5,000 for the children’s medical charity Sparks

Asda takes crown of the British Turkey Retailer of the Year

26 September 2016 09:10:20 | News,Poultry,Produce,Shows and Events,Supermarkets

Asda takes crown of the British Turkey Retailer of the Year

Last night Asda took the crown of British Turkey Retailer of the Year at the annual British Turkey Awards once again.The ...


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India
| 27 September 2016

For a GM-driven agriculture revival

Agricultural growth has shown signs of stagnation of late. Some of the recent developments do not augur well for the sector a...


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Ghana
| 27 September 2016

African agriculture is powering economic transformation

The evidence is now in and the verdict is that Africa’s agriculture is powering economic transformation in the region. Africa...


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USA
| 27 September 2016

Wheat farmers ask RMA for help with falling numbers

They want USDA Risk Management Agency Administrator Brandon Willis to make an exception to the procedure the agency uses to c...


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Ukraine
| 27 September 2016

Ukraine mulls cancelling ban on farmland sale

The Ukrainian Agriculture Ministry said on Monday it had prepared a draft law on agricultural reform, which envisaged cancell...


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New Zealand
| 27 September 2016

New Zealand to help boost local dairy industry

Thousands of Filipinos stand to benefit from technical interventions New Zealand committed to provide to boost the local dair...


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Indonesia
| 27 September 2016

Indonesia has abolished cattle import quotas

Indonesia has abolished its quota system for cattle imports, allowing companies to ship in livestock provided that they commi...


Publish date: 27 September 2016

General farm work on a modern 270 cow dairy unit near Stone, North Staffordshire. Duties would include some milking (40:20 he...


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Job for a General Farm Worker required on a Dairy Farm   >>North Staffordshire<<
Publish date: 27 September 2016

Experienced Tractor Driver needed for a 6 week vacancy for someone who must be able to plough to a high standard with 200 to ...


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Experienced Tractor Driver job for Autumn Cultivations - for 6 weeks   >>Mid Lincolnshire<<
Publish date: 27 September 2016

Enthusiastic person to join family run business in North Cornwall with 250 mainly Holstein/Friesian cows TMR fed 90...


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Dairy Person job    >>North Cornwall<<
Publish date: 27 September 2016

Sprayer Operator required to operate a Bateman Self-propelled Sprayer in a continually expanding spray contracting busin...


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Skilled Sprayer Operator ; permanent job   >>County Durham<<
Publish date: 27 September 2016

We are a family owned vegetable plant breeding company with global operations seeking a tractor driver/crop technician t...


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Job for a permanent tractor driver/crop technician -  vegetable trials.
Publish date: 27 September 2016

Assistant Dairy Herd person required to assist with Tmr feeding, bedding , foot trimming, calf feeding and robotic milking on...


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 Assistant Dairy Herd person required on mixed farm: Job near Stirling Scotland
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Improving piglet survival: a management approach from breeding to farrowing by Dr Ruth Wonfor: IBERS, Aberystwyth University.


26 September 2016 | Renewable Energy | Viewed 4512 times

Manmade emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane have resulted in considerable increases in global at...


23 September 2016 | Renewable Energy | Viewed 2872 times

Dr Ruth Wonfor: IBERS, Aberystwyth UniversityResearchers at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences...


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Gleadell Market Report - Wheat and Oilseed Rape 23rd September 2016


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Gleadell Market Report - Fertiliser 23rd September 2016


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Gleadell Market Report - Wheat and Oilseed Rape 16th September 2016


29 September 2016
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The Manchester Food and Drink Festival is a nationally acclaimed event that has developed to its current level over...


Greater Manchester
Albert Square, Manchester
1 October 2016
2 October 2016

Autumn sunshine and a fun-packed line up of countryside displays and activities attracted record crowds of 18,400 t...


West Sussex
The South of England Showground, Ardingly
2 October 2016
2 October 2016

A celebration of food, music & artThe Forest Showcase Food & Drink Festival is back in the Speech House Hotel g...


Gloucestershire
The Speech House, Speech House Rd, Coleford
2 October 2016
2 October 2016

Free to attend, the Beverley Food Festival is a family day of food, festivities and fun!Held in The Marketplace...


East Yorkshire
The Marketplace, Beverley
4 October 2016
5 October 2016

After the resounding success of the 2015 BCPC Congress, where we were joined by nearly 200 participants and 22 exhi...


East Sussex
Hilton Metropole, Brighton
5 October 2016
9 October 2016

Horse of the Year Show, “The World’s Most Famous Horse Show” is widely regarded as the pinnacle of achievement in t...


West Midlands
Birmingham NEC
5 October 2016
5 October 2016

The show attracts over 300 trade stands from across the country and beyond and with over 250 cattle this show is th...


Shropshire
The Showground, Shepton Mallet

Wiltshire College

Level 2 Intermediate Agriculture Apprenticeship

An apprenticeship in agriculture is not just about muddy wellies and long hours outside. This apprenticeship offers...


Myerscough College

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Landbased Engineeri...

This programme is suitable for those employed within the sector as service technicians or sports/ ground care techn...


South Staffordshire College

Agriculture Apprenticeship Level 3

For either course, you need to be working within an agricultural environment. Level 3 will suit you if you are a Se...


Harper Adams University

Veterinary Physiotherapy (BSc)

This course will provide the knowledge and skills for you to become a veterinary services professional and work clo...


Writtle College

Tractor Driving Activity Day

Have you ever dreamt of driving a Tractor? Well now's your chance! Our Tractor Driving Activity Day is the perf...


Reaseheath College

Environmental Conservation and Land Management (Fd...

The environment and land-based sector is a significant part of the UK’s economic and national life, contribut...


Hadlow College

Tractor Driving for Young Persons (13-18 years)

Learn how to handle and drive a tractor safely with this one day, hands-on course aimed specifically people aged be...


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22 September 2016
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With milk prices finally starting to recover, things should be looking up for the United Kingdom’s beleaguered dai...


14 September 2016

Tom Wood's Brewery: All-British hops

A brewery is showing loyalty to British agriculture by using only British grown produce to create its range of beers....


12 September 2016

Farming industry raises concerns over poultry sect...

Farming leaders have raised concerns about the threat of low standard, cheap imports of egg products in any potential po...


30 August 2016

'Making agriculture a priority in Brexit is cruici...

Making agriculture a priority when it comes to the Brexit negotiations is crucial according to Dr Andrew Francis, Acting...


22 August 2016

'Very encouraging' pig prices, according to farmer...

Current pig prices are ‘very encouraging’ according to pig farmer Richard Longthorp.The former chairman ...


Lakeland Maze Farm Park is one of the top attractions in the Lake District.Open weekends and school holidays fr...


Come on down to Kingston Maurward Animal Park and spend a fun filled day feeding our sheep, alpacas, chickens and g...


Farm animals up close! Step in to our large pen to pet lambs, baby goats and rabbits. You’ll find miniature Shetlan...


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On the edge of wild and magical Dartmoor in Devon is a hidden gem of all things small, cute and cuddly.This gem...


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At Heald Green is where the Beef Suckler Herd is kept.That means the calves are born here and suckle their mothers ...


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


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