02-09-2014 15:49 PM | News Comment
Scientist issue egg shelf life warning
Scientists have warned the European Union that extending the shelf life of eggs could significantly increase the risk to the public from salmonella. ...
02-09-2014 15:43 PM | Feed and Forage Comment
Spy in the bag - Laying hen nutrition
Ever wondered what’s in your hens feed but were too afraid to ask? In this article Zoe Kay helps producers understand what their birds are eating and ...
02-09-2014 15:26 PM | News Comment
Head of ADAS Soils and Nutrients Group dies
ADAS have announced the sudden and unexpected death, of Professor Brian J. Chambers, Head of the ADAS Soils and Nutrients Group, on the morning of Sat...
02-09-2014 15:12 PM | News Comment
Can 100% organic diets work for poultry?
Jason Gittins, ADAS Organic diets for poultry may need to be formulated without any non-organic materials in future. This has focused attention on...
02-09-2014 15:12 PM | News Comment
FUW holds successful abattoir talks over a “Pie and Pint” at Anglesey show
The Farmers’ Union of Wales Anglesey branch held a pie and a pint evening reception at this year’s Anglesey County Show to open up discussions about t...
02-09-2014 14:28 PM | News Comment
Mixed responses in recent round of price cuts
More egg packers have cut their producer prices following the recent decision by the United Kingdom’s biggest packing company, Noble Foods, to cut pri...
02-09-2014 13:58 PM | News Comment
UK experts to provide scientific evidence in Australian free range trial
Australian competition authorities are seeking expert opinion from the United Kingdom in a case they are pursuing against egg producers in Western Aus...
02-09-2014 11:54 AM | Education Comment
FUW concerned about the impact of fly-tipping on farm and common land
Whilst welcoming the Welsh governments draft strategy for dealing with fly tipped waste, the Farmers’ Union of Wales remains concerned that fly-tippin...
02-09-2014 10:28 AM | News Comment
FUW holds successful talks with politicians at Pembrokeshire County Show
Members and officials of the Farmers’ Union of Wales engaged in successful discussions on issues of concern with local politicians Stephen Crabb MP, ...
02-09-2014 06:45 AM | Appointments Comment
John Mercer starts as NFU Cymru Director
John Mercer starts as the new Director of NFU Cymru, following the recent retirement of Mary James. John Mercer started with NFU Cymru in 2004 as a...
02-09-2014 06:39 AM | News Comment
UK-wide interest in former dairy farm with a £2m price guide
Auctioneers Halls are reporting UK-wide interest in a beautifully situated, 161-acre former Shropshire dairy farm that is to be sold by public auction...
Micron precision sprayers to premier at APF event
Micron Group, manufacturers of precision spraying equipment, have announced their inaugural attendance at APF, UK’s leading forestry and arboricultura...

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Agricultural News from Around the World

02-09-2014 03:05 AM
New invasive insect destroying New York crops
A new invasive insect has devastated northeastern berry crops, and New York growers are working with Cornell University plant experts to develop strat...
02-09-2014 03:02 AM
Summer drought has Georgia farmers feeling heat
A summer drought combined with scorching temperatures have Georgia farmers feeling the heat, University of Georgia agricultural climatologist Pam Knox...
02-09-2014 03:01 AM
Greenhouse gas fear over increased levels of meat eating
Global consumption of meat needs to fall - to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment - a study says. Research...
02-09-2014 02:57 AM
Farmers wait for rain to fulfill crop potential
Grain crops throughout central Victoria and the Wimmera Mallee are generally looking good at the start of spring, but some districts are struggling af...
02-09-2014 02:56 AM
Farm training handed fail mark from farmers
The state of training in the agricultural industry has come under fire by farmers who claim the qualifications being given to students lacked value an...
02-09-2014 02:54 AM
Mongolia reclaims desert for farmland
Droughty seasons are a fact of life across Inner Mongolia's sandy, desert-prone grasslands, but farmers and herdsmen in China's second largest provinc...
02-09-2014 02:53 AM
Relief in sight from stray cattle menace
Citizens can expect some relief from cattle menace in the coming days. The Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has intensified its drive to impound str...

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28-08-2014 05:58 AM
Machinery Field Sales Executive - Cheshire
Our client is a specialist manufacturer of agricultural machinery used by livestock farmers, mainly dairy farmers and poultry producers. Quality, exce...
28-08-2014 05:53 AM
Employer Account Manager
Employer Account Manager £27,714 - £29,355 Bridgwater College are looking for an experienced individual who has a real commitment to comprehensive po...
28-08-2014 05:52 AM
Learning Support Co-ordinator Dog Grooming
Learning Support Co-ordinator Dog Grooming £8,645 – £9,266 per annum 20hours per week, Tuesday to Friday from 12pm- 5pm. We seek a dynamic, well-qual...
28-08-2014 05:45 AM
UK Technical Sales Manager - Equine & Pet Nutrition
We are currently seeking an experienced UK Technical Sales Manager on behalf of our client, an esteemed international animal nutrition company. The ro...
28-08-2014 05:42 AM
Actuarial Executive - NFU Mutual
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 ...
28-08-2014 05:40 AM
Corporate Development Manager - NFU Mutual
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 ...
28-08-2014 05:30 AM
Compliance Consultant
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 ...

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02-09-2014 | General Farming
Horse meat in food - limits of detection
A peer-reviewed paper which describes a study to evaluate the probability of detecting low concentrations of the horse DNA target using the PCR-CE/FA0...
29-08-2014 | Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 29th August 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 29th August 2014
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

Agricultural Shows and Events

02-09-2014 | Farm Lane, Lower Withington, Macclesfield, Cheshire
Four Oaks Trade Show 2014
Four Oaks is a commercial horticultural show now in its 44th year. The venue is a 23 acre nursery site in Cheshire UK, close to the Jodrell Bank Radio...
04-09-2014 | Burghley Park, Stamford, Lincolnshire
Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials
Set within the beautiful parklands of Burghley House, Stamford in Lincolnshire, AR Events Ltd in association with the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials...
06-09-2014 | Borough Farm, East Allington, Devon
Kingsbridge Show
Kingsbridge Show is celebrating its 133rd year at Borough Farm just outside of Kingsbridge and hopes to be bigger and better than 2013's show which sa...
06-09-2014 | Tichborne Park, Alresford, Hampshire
Alresford Show
Main Ring Grand Parades of Prize winning Livestock Main Ring Grand Parades of Modern and Vintage farm machinery Horse Shows: Heavy horses, in-ha...
06-09-2014 | The Dorchester Showground, Nr Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, Dorset
Dorset County Show
THE only show in the South West running over a summer holiday weekend, Dorset County Show will be the place to be on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th Septe...

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November 12th & 13th 2014 will be the first Midlands Machinery Show.
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LAMMA 2015
The UK’s largest farm machinery, equipment and agricultural services show. Held in January each year, LAMMA regularly attracts up to 40,000 farmers.


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Chicago Reports
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Recent Comments

02-09-2014 10:38 AM | by Peter
These people are not protesters but protectors. Fracking is banned due to its proven damage to the local area in many countries, and where it has take...
Comment made on Court rules against anti-fracking p...
02-09-2014 10:37 AM | by ragamala
Unfortunately Cuadrilla's press release has spawned a host of inaccurate articles including this one. There is no blanket ban on and around Cuadrilla'...
Comment made on Court rules against anti-fracking p...
02-09-2014 10:37 AM | by YellowBelly
NFU well we all know their stance on Hydraulic Fracking. All people organisations will be held accountable for Harm or loss and crimes against Humanit...
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02-09-2014 08:26 AM | by concerned
Wow a real time worry over dog poo! That is the least of the worries of this farming community once drilling for gas gets underway. The radioactive ma...
Comment made on Court rules against anti-fracking p...
01-09-2014 09:58 AM | by jimmy
Sounds like there is more to this story than meets the eye. It sounds to me that he s taken more on than he should and is looking for a way out
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Kininmonth, Mintlaw
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02-09-2014 10:34 AM | Devon £785,000.00
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A versatile holding in a prime position within the Exe Valley with addition...
01-09-2014 09:31 AM | Somerset £100,000.00
Tintinhull, Yeovil
Tintinhull, Yeovil
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Cwmbelan, Llanidloes
Amenity hillside land extending to 4.82 acres. Parcel of land approached by...
20-08-2014 10:31 AM | Wiltshire £70,000.00
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Wylye, Warminster
Agricultural Smallholding With Modern 45' x 25' Barn In 3.5 Acres Adjoining...
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Spreyton, Crediton
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28-08-2014 02:59 AM | Hampshire £45.00
GOS X Piglets for sale
Well grown piglets (2 boars left) 9 weeks old, weaned and wormed. Free rang...
28-08-2014 02:56 AM | North Yorkshire £1,900.00
Pedigree Aberdeen Angus bull
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Southdown Ewe Lambs For Sale
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Jerico Farm
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Parc Le Breos House
Parc-Le-Breos Guest House is a large 19th Century Hunting Lodge steeped in ...
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Rockells Farm
This beautiful working Arable farm in the NE corner of the Essex countrysid...
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Perry Manor Farm
The rooms have en-suite WC and hand basin, TV and tea/coffee facilities. Ne...
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