20-08-2014 12:34 PM | Animal Health Comment
Defra urged to extend badger vaccination scheme ahead of cull
With this year’s badger cull rumoured to start in the coming weeks, DEFRA has been urged by the Humane Society International to expand its limited Bad...
20-08-2014 11:33 AM | Dairy Comment
More milk from grass: av 5,900 litres with no cake
This exciting Farm Ideas article shows how it is entirely possible for a small dairy farm, selling raw milk in the conventional way, to provide an inc...
20-08-2014 10:02 AM | Arable Comment
Wheat market closed firmer, although well off the day's highs
Soycomplex Beans closed mostly lower save for the front end, as too did meal. The one point improvement in last night's crop ratings was seen as a ...
20-08-2014 09:56 AM | Arable Comment
London and Paris wheat 'struggling to keep their heads above water'
EU grains closed mixed, with both London and Paris wheat struggling to keep their heads above water. Support at GBP120/tonne and EUR170/tonne only jus...
20-08-2014 06:22 AM | News Comment
Satellite tractor joins show adventure
The countryside adventure that will unfold for next month’s Royal County of Berkshire Show promises to take visitors on a journey both backwards and f...
20-08-2014 05:49 AM | Arable Comment
Computers to protect crop harvests
Computer scientists are devising new and more efficient ways to spot diseased crops to help boost harvest yields. Researchers are developing image...
20-08-2014 05:42 AM | Cattle Comment
Livestock farmers' 'confidence in jeopardy'
An excellent turnout of Monmouthshire livestock farmers attended an on-farm meeting held in Llansoy to raise their concerns on the future of the beef ...
19-08-2014 10:25 AM | Arable Comment
New satellite data will help farmers facing drought
About 60 percent of California is experiencing “exceptional drought,” the U.S. Drought Monitor’s most dire classification. The agency issued the same ...
19-08-2014 09:56 AM | Arable Comment
Brazil to re-instate tariff on wheat imports
Weather "A fundamental shift in weather in the weather is expected this week with increasing heat and humidity in the Midwest and Great Plains. Hea...
19-08-2014 07:59 AM | Arable Comment
Co-op announces £5m boost for producers
The Co-operative has announced a £5m boost for British farmers who supply its own-brand fresh meat, poultry and milk. The premiums will go to membe...
19-08-2014 05:18 AM | Arable Comment
Blackgrass leads to 10% jump in plough sales at auction
Sales of ploughs at auction are up 10% on this time last year, according to agricultural and machinery auctioneers Cheffins. At the latest machiner...
19-08-2014 05:13 AM | Arable Comment
Make a small change to organic this September, Soil Association urges
The Soil Association is today launching 2014’s Organic September campaign – the UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic, which takes place in a...

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20-08-2014 04:23 AM
Beef from cancerous cows distributed to stores, indictment claims
A federal grand jury has indicted four officials at a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive beef recall, alleging they slaugh...
20-08-2014 04:22 AM
Israel to stop exporting settlement poultry, dairy to EU
Israel will stop exporting poultry and dairy from settlements to the European Union, Israeli and European officials announced. Effective Sept. 1, I...
20-08-2014 04:21 AM
Australian Dairy Farmers in China to get support for free trade agreement
The Australian dairy industry is on a charm offensive in China this week in an effort to get more support for a Free Trade Agreement between the count...
20-08-2014 04:21 AM
Dairy prices flatten at Fonterra auction
Dairy prices were flat at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight, halting a price plunge that has forced Fonterra to cut its payout forecast. ...
20-08-2014 04:20 AM
Indian farmers to say no to hybrid paddy
On Tuesday farmers in Kanchikoil village in Erode district pledged not to use hybrid or tissue cultured paddy varieties for crop cultivation. They dec...
20-08-2014 04:19 AM
Farmer tries trombone cattle call with new cows
All farmers need a way to bring their cows in, and a farmer in Peabody is trying something a little different. It worked for him once, now he hopes it...
20-08-2014 04:18 AM
Cattle rustling an everyday issue in Uruguay, claim farmers
“This criminal activity discourages farmers” said Echeverria and mentioned several recent cases, usually close to towns, but which do not get much med...

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19-08-2014 07:50 AM
Mill Production Manager
A mill production manager is required for a well known animal feed manufacturer in England over the forthcoming months. The job will be to oversee all...
19-08-2014 07:49 AM
Ruminant Technical Sales Executive
A commercial ruminant technical sales person is required for a GB global mineral premix and feed supplement company. The job will cover the company’...
19-08-2014 07:48 AM
Sales Director – North England/Scotland
A Major Agri-Supply Company with a recognised brand particularly on dairy and beef farms require a Sales Director for Northern England and Scotland. T...
19-08-2014 07:47 AM
A leading Agricultural Organisation, which sits at the heart of the UK agricultural industry, is actively seeking an experienced sales manager to sell...
19-08-2014 07:46 AM
Farm and Hatchery Liaison Specialist
My client is seeking a Farm and Hatchery Liaison Specialist to assist their management team. This international company is a leader in Poultry Genetic...
19-08-2014 07:45 AM
Sales Manager - feed additives
A vacancy for a Sales Manager has arisen with a client of international reputation. This is a technical sales role in the commercial feed additive sec...
19-08-2014 07:44 AM
Feed Additives Technical Manager - Midlands based
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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...
15-08-2014 | Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 15th August 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 15th August 2014
15-08-2014 | General Farming
African and classical swine fever - GB disease con...
This disease control strategy for African and classical swine fever in Great Britain sets out the disease control measures we would consider if Africa...
15-08-2014 | General Farming
Bluetongue - GB disease control strategy
Sets out the disease control measures we would consider if bluetongue virus was suspected or confirmed in farm animals.
14-08-2014 | General Farming
CAP Reform - The new Common Agricultural Policy
Latest information about new CAP schemes in England, including more detail about greening, crop diversification and Ecological Focus Areas.
13-08-2014 | General Farming
2014 badger cull control policy
Consultations with the British Veterinary Association (BVA) about various topics relating to Defra's 2014 badger cull control policy.
11-08-2014 | Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 8th August 2014
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Agricultural Shows and Events

21-08-2014 | Chagford, Devon
Chagford Show
Held at the Show field, Dogmarsh Bridge, by Mill End Hotel, Chagford TQ13 8JN Marvelous family day out. Many attractions, events, trade stands, Fo...
21-08-2014 | Denbigh, Denbighshire
Denbighshire & Flintshire County Show
The Denbigh and Flint Show offers a wonderful day out with a variety of attractions and entertainments to suit the whole family on the 3rd Thursday in...
21-08-2014 | Bridport, Dorset
Melplash Agricultural Show
The Melplash Agricultural Show takes place at the Showground, West Bay, Bridport on Thursday 21st August 2014. Attracting around 18,000 visitors a y...
23-08-2014 | Egham, Surrey
Egham Royal Show
The show has now been going for over 150 years. It is held over the August bank holiday weekend in Caddey’s field, Egham close to Runnymede famous for...
23-08-2014 | Leyburn Showground, Middleham, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire
Wensleydale Show
Wensleydale Agricultural Show is a traditional dales show, located close to Leyburn, North Yorkshire in the heart of Wensleydale, with an extensive ra...

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