01-08-2014 00:19 AM | News Comment
Sheep farmers warned over tagging or risk lower prices
The LAA, NSA and NFU have issued a joint call on British sheep farmers to double-tag their historic sheep flock to maximise selling options when they ...
31-07-2014 08:56 AM | News Comment
Free range egg association produces comprehensive egg nutrition leaflet
The British Free Range Egg Producers Association have produced a comprehensive egg nutrition leaflet explaining the many valuable nutrients that can b...
31-07-2014 02:13 AM | Arable Comment
Financial impact of poor grassland management revealed
Figures calculated by Barenbrug UK – a leading supplier of agricultural grass – reveal that farmers who are not reseeding their grassland regularly co...
31-07-2014 02:03 AM | Animal Health Comment
August brings lungworm risks to unvaccinated cattle
Unvaccinated calves during their first grazing season are most at risk of lungworm infection this August, according to the NADIS Parasite Forecast. ...
31-07-2014 01:45 AM | Cattle Comment
Cattle trade shows signs of steadying as supplies tighten
The cattle trade has steadied over the past two weeks as cattle availability begins to tighten, according to analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS). ...
31-07-2014 01:38 AM | News Comment
Farmers optimistic about expansion despite price falls
The majority of farmers are optimistic about future growth and are planning for expansion where possible, according to the second in a series of agric...
30-07-2014 13:41 PM | Appointments Comment
New Appointment Strengthens Zoetis UK Poultry Team
Zoetis today announced the expansion of its poultry team in the UK and Ireland with the appointment of Wayne Olbison as Field Service Manager. Mr O...
30-07-2014 09:58 AM | Finance Comment
£50k funding awarded to help North Yorkshire farmers
SAC Consulting has won £50,000 of funding from the Prince’s Countryside Fund for a two-year project to help Yorkshire Dales farmers get the most from ...
30-07-2014 09:48 AM | Animal Health Comment
North Yorkshire farm hosts sheep lameness trial
The issue of antibiotics versus trimming as a means of controlling lameness in sheep is often debated, so a new trial at Marrick Abbey Farm in North Y...
30-07-2014 09:46 AM | Arable Comment
EU wheat futures slump to 4-year lows
EU wheat futures slumped to fresh 4-year lows on harvest pressure and rising production estimates coming out of Russia and Ukraine. The day ended w...
30-07-2014 09:42 AM | Arable Comment
Confidence high over US corn record
Soycomplex Beans closed lower as the latest weather forecasts for the Midwest adopted a wetter outlook for the beginning of August, the key month f...
30-07-2014 05:29 AM | News Comment
Country of origin of foods study published
The Food Standards Agency is today publishing the results of a study to look at the origin of foods claiming to be from the UK and Ireland. The study ...

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Agricultural News from Around the World

01-08-2014 00:14 AM
U.S. to modernize poultry inspections to boost food safety
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday it will modernize its decades-old inspection methods for poultry in an attempt to crack down on fo...
01-08-2014 00:14 AM
Rental farmland becoming the new norm
Iowa is home to more than 90,000 farms, according to the Iowa Department of Agriculture. With those farms comes just over 30 million acres of crops, w...
01-08-2014 00:12 AM
Area ranchers try nontraditional approaches to raising cattle in Florida
It isn’t easy raising cattle in Florida. Nearly all of the calves born on a ranch don’t get to stay more than about a year before they’re shipped o...
01-08-2014 00:11 AM
Smallest cattle herd in 40 years means costly beef
Feeder-cattle futures rose, heading for the longest rally in 37 years, with the smallest total for the U.S. herd in four decades signaling higher beef...
01-08-2014 00:10 AM
Dairy Crest sells FoodTec for £1.2m
FoodTec, the Crewe-based developer of products for the food manufacturing industry, has been sold by Dairy Crest. Adams Food Ingredients (AFI), a L...
01-08-2014 00:08 AM
Big shake-up of Northland dairy farms
The dynamics of dairy farming in Northland are undergoing the biggest shake-up the sector has seen in more than 50 years - with a wave of ‘out-of-town...
01-08-2014 00:05 AM
Nigeria aims to transform agricultural sector
Nigeria’s government plans to wean the country from years of overdependence on oil production by transforming the agricultural sector into the corners...

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30-07-2014 14:45 PM
Insurance Sales Agent / Group Business Partner
NFU Mutual Insurance Sales Agent / Group Business Partner Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria £29,000 OTE with uncapped earning potential About the role Li...
30-07-2014 14:41 PM
Insurance Sales Agent/ Group Business Partner
NFU Mutual Insurance Sales Agent/ Group Business Partner Skipton, Yorkshire £29,000 OTE with uncapped earning potential About the role Like every NFU...
28-07-2014 03:26 AM
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28-07-2014 03:14 AM
Feed Ingredients Product Manager -Midlands
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28-07-2014 03:13 AM
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28-07-2014 03:07 AM
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28-07-2014 03:04 AM
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Knowledge Centre

30-07-2014 | Reports
A vision for British lamb production
The first ever NSA and NFU ‘Vision for British Lamb Production’ report has been launched today (Wednesday) at the NSA Sheep Event, clearly...
28-07-2014 | General Farming
Badger Vaccination Fund 2014
This TB Information Note explains that we are re-opening the Badger Vaccination Fund for 2014 for badger vaccination projects in selected counties. Th...
25-07-2014 | Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 25th July 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 25th July 2014
21-07-2014 | General Farming
Log exports from Canada and the US to Asia have in...
Log exports from Canada and the US to Asia have increased this yearwith the shipment from the US South being 130 % higher than in 2013,reports the Nor...
21-07-2014 | Reports
Unlock the Countryside’s Potential
CLA President Henry Robinson on the 18 July told politicians to be “realistic about rural policy” as he launched the CLA manifesto Unlock ...
21-07-2014 | Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 18th July 2014
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16-07-2014 | Ezines and Brochures
AS Communications Summer 2014 Newsletter
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Agricultural Shows and Events

01-08-2014 | Fronhaul Field, Cefn Road, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
Fishguard Show
Enjoy an exciting day out for all the family at this typical Agricultural Show. Attractions include judging of Cattle, Sheep, Pig and Horse Classes; P...
01-08-2014 | The Show Field, Park Farm, Dumfries
Dumfries & Lockerbie Agricultural Show
As the largest agricultural event in the area the Show provides something of interest for everybody whether they are local or a visitor. Trade sta...
01-08-2014 | Vivary Park, Taunton, Somerset
Taunton Flower Show
A flower show with a difference! Running for 145 years in Vivary Park in the centre of Taunton - we have an arena where we will have terrier racing an...
01-08-2014 | South Inch Park, Edinburgh Road, Perth, Scotland
Perth Show
Perth Show 2014 - Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd August at the South Inch, Perth.
02-08-2014 | The Garstang Showfield, Off Green Lane East, Garstang, Preston, Lancashire
Garstang Show
14 different breeds of cattle including Jersey, Highland and Longhorn. 15 breeds of sheep including rare breeds. Shire Horses including brewery and pr...

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The Dairy Show 2014
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November 12th & 13th 2014 will be the first Midlands Machinery Show.
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The leading knowledge exchange event concentrating on the key areas of crop protection.
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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