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27-08-2014 07:02 AM | Arable Comment
Soils to be surveyed in the South of England
The British Geological Society has told the NFU that it is carrying out a ‘low density geochemical soil survey of the South of England’ this September...
27-08-2014 06:26 AM | News Comment
Bill amendment aims to increase cycling rates
Six national organisations are today proposing an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill, which would arrest the decline in funding for healthy every da...
27-08-2014 06:09 AM | Finance Comment
English farmers 'losing millions' in EU payments
Farmers in England are missing out on millions of pounds in EU payments because they are not keeping adequate records, according to the government. ...
27-08-2014 05:52 AM | Animal Health Comment
Natural England gives go-ahead for second badger cull
The second year of badger culling will begin in west Gloucestershire and west Somerset this autumn, Natural England has announced. The government a...
26-08-2014 19:09 PM | Dairy Comment
Cattle feed or biogas? Bangor study reveals important environmental trade-offs for biogas production on dairy farms
There is increasing interest in on-farm anaerobic digestion (AD) in the UK to manage animal manures and food waste, and to generate renewable electric...
26-08-2014 11:02 AM | Arable Comment
Asian buyers looking to Black Sea for wheat
Soycomplex Was this the day that the front end premium on beans and meal finally started to capitulate? It could be, after both closed a choppy ses...
26-08-2014 10:29 AM | Machinery and Spares Comment
Muck scraping almost a pleasure with new McCormick tractor
It’s a mucky job that needs doing twice daily without fail when cows are housed through the winter months. All the more reason, then, to have a dec...
26-08-2014 04:45 AM | News Comment
Wildlife experts join forces to help curb infection
Animal experts are calling for better health surveillance of wild species to help stop the spread of diseases. Monitoring the health of animals liv...
25-08-2014 06:19 AM | Cattle Comment
Very gloomy times for UK dairy, Farmers for Action predicts
This week could be 'very gloomy times' for UK dairy farmers, according to Farmers for Action as they expect prices to fall by as much as 2ppl for Octo...
25-08-2014 04:12 AM | Arable Comment
Wheat market closes higher across three exchanges
Soycomplex It was a case of "same story, different day" for soybeans, with the front end surging higher on continuing availability (or rather, lack...
25-08-2014 03:56 AM | Cattle Comment
Store cattle prices up, prime beef set to follow
The price store cattle are attracting at auction marts has improved by around £50 per animal over the last two weeks, according to reports from the Li...
25-08-2014 03:52 AM | Arable Comment
Hybrid oilseed rape dominates across Europe
A recent survey of arable farmers, conducted by the Kleffmann Group, reports that 72% of farmers in the UK, nearly 3 in every four, intend to grow hyb...

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Agricultural News from Around the World

 
27-08-2014 05:03 AM
Experts fear Minnesota farmland prices declining
Minnesota farmers and the state’s economy could be impacted by a decline in formerly booming farmland prices, according to local economic experts who ...
27-08-2014 05:01 AM
India's estimated milk demand to be about 155 mn tonnes by 2016-17
India’s estimated demand for milk is likely to be about 155 million tonnes by 2016-17 and around 200 million tonnes in 2021-22, said chairman of Natio...
27-08-2014 04:59 AM
Better prospects for Waikato calf rearers
Prospects may be looking up for calf rearers in the Waikato region after two tough seasons dominated by tough climatic conditions and uncertain prices...
27-08-2014 04:57 AM
Italian farmers call for reintroduced brown bears to be shot
One bear killed four donkeys in the mountains of northern Italy, while another mauled a man who was out looking for mushrooms – now Italians are wonde...
27-08-2014 04:56 AM
Thailand's junta to lend farmers $345m
Thailand's military government will lend farmers and their children a combined 11 billion baht ($345 million) (208.07 million British pound) in an eff...
27-08-2014 04:55 AM
California farmers rally against forced unionization
Farmers rallied in California Tuesday to demand their votes get counted on whether to decertify their union. “Last November Gerawan workers held a ...
27-08-2014 04:54 AM
Bumper crop: Farmers may be selling corn at a loss
Two years ago, corn and soybean farmer Carol Miller surveyed her 118 dry acres in Ankeny, Iowa, during the worst Midwest drought in a half century. "W...

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Recruitment

 
26-08-2014 07:31 AM
Locum Agency Manager
One of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies, NFU Mutual has been meeting our customers’ needs for over 100 years. Our...
26-08-2014 07:29 AM
GI Reserving Actuarial Executive
One of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies, NFU Mutual has been meeting our customers’ needs for over 100 years. Our...
26-08-2014 07:28 AM
Claims Validation Unit Senior Technician
Joining the Claims Validation Customer Service Team, you will report to the CV Team Leader. You’ll be responsible for managing your own caseload of co...
26-08-2014 06:56 AM
Product Manager (Ruminants)
A global leader in animal health has an opportunity for you to join them as a Product Manager (Ruminants). Within this role, you would be responsible ...
26-08-2014 06:55 AM
Account Manager - Veterinary - Scotland
Our client a successful supplier of a broad range of consumables to veterinary practices, hospitals and animal charities across the UK is seeking to e...
26-08-2014 06:53 AM
Account Manager - Veterinary
Our client a successful supplier of a broad range of consumables to veterinary practices, hospitals and animal charities across the UK is seeking to e...
26-08-2014 06:52 AM
Veterinary Surgeon
Our client, a leading Animal Health Company is recruiting a Veterinary Surgeon for a Technical Services head office based role. The ideal candidate wi...

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27-08-2014 | General Farming
Monitoring the humaneness and effectiveness of bad...
This document sets out how the effectiveness and humaneness of this year’s badger culls in West Somerset and West Gloucestershire will be monito...
27-08-2014 | General Farming
Guide on controlled shooting of badgers
This guide provides advice to those licensed to carry out controlled shooting of free-ranging badgers in the field to prevent the spread of bovine TB ...
27-08-2014 | General Farming
Minimum and maximum badgers to be culled in year 2
This paper sets out Defra’s advice to Natural England on setting minimum and maximum number of badgers to be culled in West Somerset and West Gl...
27-08-2014 | Reports
More information about the Common Agricultural Pol...
The way farmers, land managers and agents will apply for schemes and claim Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payment is changing; they will need to use...
22-08-2014 | Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 22nd August 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 22nd August 2014
21-08-2014 | General Farming
July 2014 milk production figures
The United Kingdom wholesale milk deliveries totalled 1,230.8 million litres in July, the fourth month of the new milk year, figures released by the R...
18-08-2014 | General Farming
Livestock Keeper Satisfaction and Communication Su...
AHVLA has received largely positive feedback from livestock keepers about their experience of interacting with AHVLA staff and services.Four hundred l...

Agricultural Shows and Events

 
28-08-2014 | Monmouth, Monmouthshire
Monmouthshire Show
Largest one day Agricultural Show in Wales offering a tremendous amount of variety from Livestock through to Shopping and Entertainment. The Monm...
28-08-2014 | Weedon Park, Weedon, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bucks County Show
One Day Agricultural Show with over 250 Cattle and 250 Sheep exhibited. We have HOYS qualifiers and Olympia qualifiers for the Horse Showing together ...
28-08-2014 | The Showground, Killatree Cross, Holsworthy, Devon
Holsworthy and Stratton Agricultural Show
A fun filled day out for all the family. Entertainment all day long in the Sully & Co main ring and the Cornish mutual entertainment ring including gy...
29-08-2014 | Chatsworth Country Fair, The Barge, Gt Walsingham, Norfolk
Chatsworth Country Fair
The Country Fair is one of England's most spectacular annual outdoor events, held in Chatsworth park, and it attracts large crowds from all over the c...
30-08-2014 | Newcastleton, Scottish Borders
Holm Show
Holm Show is a small traditional agricultural event that takes place annually. The show has been proudly running since 1883, having started life as th...

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Markets

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Chicago Reports
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EU Reports
26/08/14 -- EU grains closed mixed, but mostly lower, with the exception of rapeseed. The "...
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Recent Comments

26-08-2014 05:58 PM | by Meitrack Group
Well written article about the necessities of having GPS trackers to really protect your investments in live stock or farming equipment.
Comment made on GPS trackers 'the answer to rural c...
25-08-2014 01:37 PM | by Peter.
Let's all pack up milking and enjoy the rest of our lives.
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24-08-2014 12:16 AM | by Nikki Hamilton
Improve bio security and adhere to stricter movement controls is the only way forward. Maybe the government should stop the cull and with all the mon...
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what about all this illegal cattle movement that is still going on to this day, 24/7 that NFU & deathra, turn a blind eye to, are Deathra & NFU been b...
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23-08-2014 01:58 PM | by PEERWHORE
Salmonela has been present in British eggs for years.You have to wear a mask to enter most chicken barns because they are so filthy you can't safely b...
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