14-06-2013 09:25 AM
Member states back banned farming practices, say welfare groups
With financial backing of Member States in the European Union - international banks and credit agencies are investing in agricultural companies that f...
Morecambe Bay tractor expedition raises £4000 for charity
A cavalcade of 19 vintage red and grey tractors completed a crossing of the treacherous sands at Morecambe Bay and raised over £4000 for the charity D...
New Incentive OSR delivers highest oil content and yield
With a gross output 108% of control, DSV’s new Oilseed Rape variety Incentive is the top performing hybrid with the highest overall oil content in the...
NFU urges red tape rollback to boost 4G roll-out
The government have been urged to streamline the planning process for new telecoms infrastructure to boost rural businesses and safeguard farmers and ...
Bale silage quality can be improved
With the silage season underway, two independent surveys carried out across 300 livestock farms in the UK and Sweden reveal silage management practice...
Increased volatility in the global urea market remains
Calum Findlay Gleadell’s Fertiliser Manager, comments on fertiliser markets.
The increased volatility in the global urea market remains, du...
Wheat: UK remains the only 'black spot' in an improving EU outlook
David Sheppard, Gleadell’s Managing Director, comments on the wheat market.
- USDA reports corn crop is now 95% planted against 100% last ...
Grain Market Report - 14th June 2013
The soybean market closed sharply lower for a second day, adding to yesterday's losses. Nearby beans bore the brunt as longs scrambled t...
Protect OSR from late Sclerotinia infection
Oilseed rape crops are not yet safe from the yield robbing scourge of Sclerotinia, warns Jon West, Senior Plant Pathologist at Rothamsted Research. Ne...
Industry-wide commitment has made the best of harvest 2012
An industry-wide commitment to work together matching supply and demand and placing the right crop in the right home has delivered the best possible o...
Government must end dog welfare problem, says gamekeepers
The Scottish Gamekeepers Association (SGA) has urged government to stop procrastinating over tail docking, with a leading vet claiming the ban on dock...
Dairy products recalled in Devon
Dunn's Dairy of Beacon View Farm, Devon, has recalled all date codes of its milk and cream products because of possible cross contamination of milk an...
17-06-2013 12:50 PM
POULTRY AREA MANAGER - EAST
ARE YOU AN EXCELLENT PEOPLE MANAGER?
DO YOU HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE POULTRY INDUSTRY ?
De Lacy Executive has been retained by a poultry farming client ...
17-06-2013 12:01 PM
Agriculture livestock worker, Hungerford
A position has arisen for a part time livestock person to work with pigs on an indoor high health staus unit. The hours are saturday and monday 6.00am...
17-06-2013 11:54 AM
For the next generation
Ovibreed Ltd is a company specialising in Embryo Transfer and Artificial Insemination in sheep, based in Southwes...
17-06-2013 11:51 AM
Tractor driver/Harvest worker
Experienced tractor driver to harvest crops. Reliability is essential due to client base. Must be able to work as part of a team ensuring all health a...
17-06-2013 11:48 AM
Skilled Tractor Driver
An experienced operator is required to undertake the key tasks on this high quality silt land farm in South Lincolnshire.
The 1,000 acre farm grows ...
17-06-2013 11:44 AM
Farm Commodity Trader
An excellent opportunity with a national agricultural merchant has arisen for an on-farm commodity trader. Dealing mainly with seed, ag-chem and grain...
17-06-2013 11:40 AM
Apprentice Wind Turbine Technicians (M/F)
Your tasks: Our Wind Technicians are working as part of a small team, dedicated to specific onshore and offshore wind farms. You will learn to carry o...
17-06-2013 11:36 AM
General Farm Workers, Knutsford
P/T General Farm Worker
required for owners of Seven Sisters Ice Cream Farm on their main holding. Weekends and some weekdays. Stock and tractor work...
17-06-2013 11:33 AM
Tractor Driver, Petersfield
Some mechanical knowledge would be an advantage. Must have clean driving licence and own transport to ...
17-06-2013 11:30 AM
Farm Manager - Buckinghamshire
We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Broiler Farm Manager on our busy farm in Wing.
Duties include the responsibility for the day to day ...
Evidence of GMO harm in pig study
GM-fed females had on average a 25% heavier uterus than non-GM-fed females, a possible indicator of disease that requires further investigation. Also,...
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Milk production figures released – May
The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has received details from milk purchasers of the amount of milk produced for delivery in May 2013. The United Kingdom ...
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Feeding the Future
Innovation requirements for primary food production in the UK to 2030. This document is the result of UK primary producers coming together to identify...
A new survey amongst the UK and Ireland’s sheep producing community has highlighted the blowfly strike season could be getting longer.
Poultry Highlights is written by the NFU Poultry Team on a weekly basis. Please remember to quote the NFU as the source of the information if th...
Poultry Business Bulletin
Market intelligence this week, has indicated that the egg market has firmed up a touch. This is down to the early flock depletions which have be...
| General Farming
Launch of Survey Results - NSA
Results from the Farming Against Wormer Resistance (FAWR) survey (created by Novartis Animal Health and supported by NSA and SCOPS) have given valuabl...
Rabobank Poultry Quarterly 2013 Q2
A new report from Rabobank finds that the positive outlook for the global poultry industry is highly dependent on the continuation of several trends. ...
EFSA assesses risks to bees from fipronil
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to perform a risk assessment for the active substance fipronil and prov...
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Processing of meats and cardiovascular risk: time ...
Dietary guidelines emphasize selecting lean (low-fat) meats to reduce saturated fat and cholesterol, but growing evidence suggests that health effects...
| Knutsford, Cheshire
Cheshire County Show
The Cheshire County Show saw record number of visitors with crowds reaching more than 80,000 over the two days, as well as fantastic numbers of cattle...
| Lincoln, Lincolnshire
The tradition of the county show is still as strong as ever in Lincolnshire, offering a fantastic and diverse range of activities and entertainment fo...
| Ingliston, Edinburgh
Royal Highland Show
With over 187,000 visitors and 1000 trade stands in 2010 this is Scotland’s premier outdoor Agricultural event. We host the largest display of Agricu...
| The South of England Centre, Ardingly, West Sussex
South of England Dressage Group Show
South of England Dressage Group
Please contact Ms Sally Andrews on 01293 862092 / 07775 560472
| Dunorlan Park Events Field, off Bayhall Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
The Tunbridge Wells Town & Country Show
We return to the lovely Dunorlan Park in the heart of Tunbridge Wells for our 3rd annual Family Country Show with all day entertainment including bird...