22-10-2014 09:42 AM
UK farmers 'more active in selling wheat'
EU grains closed higher. Nov 14 Paris wheat again posted better gains than the deferred contracts, as seemingly more shorts get squeezed out. The Nov ...
Farmers threaten further protests as meetings held in Westminster
Further protests on falling milk prices have been announced today as the President of Farmers for Action attends a meeting with MPs in the House of Co...
Businesses to receive funding to solve food security challenges
Businesses will receive £5 million of funding to develop innovations to solve some of the world's greatest agriculture challenges such as food securit...
US farmers concentrating on soybean over corn; wheat closes lower
Beans closed lower, but towards the middle of the day's trading range. The USDA reported that the 2014 US soybean harvest was 53% done, ...
NFU urges retailers over falling milk prices
With mounting concern over the falling milk price on global markets, NFU dairy board chairman Rob Harrison has issued a call to retailers both in the ...
Gaia-Wind Opens Japanese Market with Entry Standard for Turbine: Short Listed for Export Award.
World leading farm scale wind turbine manufacturer Gaia-Wind has today achieved Japanese certification for its GW 133 turbine, allowing it to enter th...
British food production 'under threat', says new report
The availability of iconic British foods could be drastically reduced according to an independent report released today.
The report, commissioned b...
NFU Cymru supports Future Farmers of Wales
Members of Wales’ rural group, Future Farmers of Wales, were delighted to receive a donation for £500 from farming union, NFU Cymru, recently.
Bayer commences wheat testing in the UK
Bayer CropScience has announced that it has commenced testing wheat varieties in the UK for the first time.
UK Seeds Manager, Adrian Cottey, said: ...
Badger cull poll: Nine out of ten want culling to end
Results from a new poll on the controversial badger cull show that nine out of ten people who express an opinion (89%) want the UK government to stop ...
New badger culls are a 'miserable failure' as target missed
The pilot badger culls in Gloucestershire have 'failed to achieve even the minimum number of badgers to be shot,' and have been condemned as a 'misera...
Truss attacks on solar farms 'misguided'
Comments made by Environment Secretary Liz Truss about solar farms are 'misguided', according to the Country Land and Business Association.
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22-10-2014 02:16 AM
China’s GMO Stockpile
It is a hot, smoggy July weekend in Beijing, and the gates to the Forbidden City are thronged with tens of thousands of sweat-drenched tourists. Few m...
22-10-2014 02:15 AM
Russia to limit agriculture imports from Ukraine
Russia will temporarily ban agriculture imports from Ukraine starting from Wednesday, Russian agriculture watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said Tuesday.
22-10-2014 02:14 AM
Arable farmers feel dairy farmers' pain
Dairy farmers are not the only ones reeling from the recent dairy price drop - dairy support and maize growers in the Waikato are worried too.
22-10-2014 02:13 AM
Japan's rice industry gets a rethink
Shuichi Yokota may be the future of Japan’s struggling rice industry.
The 38-year-old is about half the age of most growers and he relies on cuttin...
22-10-2014 02:12 AM
Get ready for robot farmers
On most lettuce farms, workers weave between rows to cull extra heads of lettuce crowding out the healthiest plants. The practice, called thinning, is...
22-10-2014 02:11 AM
Cattle prices: Weather impacts on trade
The poor weather conditions over the last few days has resulted in stronger numbers coming out to marts. As a result prices have weakened slightly.
22-10-2014 02:10 AM
Brazil to double cattle on feedlots as demand for beef rises
Australian beef producers will face increasing competition from Brazil, as it plans to double its feedlot cattle production over the next 10 years.
The impact of losing plant protection products on ...
The availability of iconic British foods could be drastically reduced according to an independent report released today by farm business consultants A...
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SEPRA Market Report - 17th October 2014
Demand is quiet according to most sources, but at the same time there appears to be no surpluses. There has been some cheaper French eggs coming into ...
Rabobank Traders' Report - 20th October 2014
Non-Commercial participants continued to build their net long position across agri commodities over the week, adding 61,357 lots WOW, to 144,173 lots,...
SEPRA Market Report - 10th October 2014
The market is a bit all over the place, some saying it is quiet, some ticking over, some quite busy, it all depends where you are in the country and w...
Opportunities for Turkey's dairy industry
Turkey’s developing dairy market offers exciting opportunities in its emerging export industry with access to markets that western players have ...
Global pork market cooling down
With the peak of the 2014 porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) outbreaks behind us, the global pork industry was faced with another challenge in th...
British Sheep Breeding in 2012
The breeding structure of the British sheep industry 2012, which analyses the results of a survey completed by nearly 10,000 wool producers registered...
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Newark Vintage Tractor and Heritage Show
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Living Heritage - Late Late Game Show
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Managing Crop Pests and Diseases in a Changing Env...
educing crop losses resulting from pests and diseases is becoming ever more important as the need for global food production continues to rise. Here ...