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29-08-2014 04:04 AM | Arable Comment
World's largest corn dolly measures over 65 feet
A woman from Dorset has just completed what could be the world’s longest corn dolly measuring over 65 feet. The 20metre long intricately woven dol...
29-08-2014 03:57 AM | Arable Comment
Growing hybrid rye as an energy crop
Growth of interest for crops going into the increasing number of Anaerobic Digesters (AD) has been marked over the last two years and is a trend set t...
29-08-2014 03:45 AM | Grassland Comment
Grassland Farmer of the Year 2014: Final round completed
The judges of the BGS Grassland Farmer of the Year Award criss-crossed the UK last week (18-22 August), visiting the three 2014 finalists at their far...
29-08-2014 03:29 AM | Dairy Comment
EU announces emergency support after Russian ban
The European Commission has announced today that it will open Private Storage Aid for butter, Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) and certain cheeses in order t...
29-08-2014 01:57 AM | News Comment
Variability of pre-em herbicides in dry conditions
A leading herbicide expert reports that soil moisture has a huge influence on the efficacy of pre-emergence herbicides and that there are significant ...
29-08-2014 01:57 AM | Arable Comment
Protect cereal and rape seed from mites
With disappointing prices for both cereals and oilseed rape this harvest, it may be a season to prolong storage until prices recover. If this is the c...
28-08-2014 11:36 AM | Machinery and Spares Comment
NFU launches farmer database to fight rural crime
Livestock and farm machinery theft is on the rise but a new initiative launched by the NFU and Lancashire Constabulary aims to make the county a no-go...
28-08-2014 11:11 AM | Machinery and Spares Comment
New fuel marker dye from 1st April 2015
The UK and Irish governments are to bring in a new product to mark red diesel (green diesel in Ireland) in an attempt to help reduce illegal fuel laun...
28-08-2014 10:57 AM | Animal Health Comment
NFU urge lobbying over beak trim review
The EU Council Directive on the Welfare of Laying Hens permits member states to authorise beak tipping in order to prevent feather pecking and canniba...
28-08-2014 10:54 AM | News Comment
Local knowledge critical to future water level management in Welsh lowlands
Natural Resources Wales (NRW)’ Report, launched recently, is the first of its kind in Wales looking at the work authorities are conducting across Wale...
28-08-2014 10:51 AM | Arable Comment
European corn production to rise but wheat exports fall
EU grains closed mostly a little higher on the day, although London wheat was flat to a touch lower, hindered by a larger than normal EU/Black Sea fee...
28-08-2014 10:48 AM | Market Reports Comment
Corn market closes flat; Ukraine wheat exports continue unhindered
Soycomplex Beans closed lower save for the increasingly erratic front month Sep 14. Oil World's Thomas Mielke said that soymeal is overpriced and t...

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Agricultural News from Around the World

 
29-08-2014 02:15 AM
Farmers’ message is that China is good for all of us
We all hate being told what is good for us — stop smoking, stop speeding, stop voting for Clive Palmer. Yet, rarely do we have to be convinced to g...
29-08-2014 02:14 AM
August rain causes havoc for wheat farmers
The rainy August has an enormous impact on Montana's largest industry, agriculture; not only in the Gallatin Valley, but all across the state. Wheat f...
29-08-2014 02:11 AM
Falling price of farmland sparks fears of a bust
The boom in farmland prices of recent years could be cooling, setting up a potential economic blow to Minnesota farmers. Minnesota’s farmland is wo...
29-08-2014 02:07 AM
Russia calls on ASEAN to boost agriculture exports
Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev has called on Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to increase exports of agricultura...
29-08-2014 02:07 AM
EU widens aid to dairy exporters hit by Russia food ban
The EU has announced emergency help for dairy producers hit by the Russian ban on food imports from the EU. The move follows EU aid worth 125m euro...
29-08-2014 02:05 AM
Missouri dairy farmers urge veto override
Missouri dairy farmers warned Thursday that consumers could face higher milk prices if lawmakers don’t override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of legislation a...
29-08-2014 02:03 AM
Corn price drop boosts cattle sales
Cattle supplies may be tight, but Jon Schaben says sales have been brisk at the Dunlap Livestock Auction this summer. “We are somewhat surprised at...

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Recruitment

 
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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Knowledge Centre

 
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

 
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...
30-08-2014 | Lower Parks, Sugnall, Nr Eccleshall, Staffordshire
Eccleshall Show
The show started in 1947. It has grown significantly since the turn of the century and is organised solely by volunteers. Proceeds from the show a...
30-08-2014 | West Park, Broughton-in-Furness
Millom and Broughton Show
Millom and Broughton Agricultural Show gives the general public an opportunity to see rural life at its best. With all the cattle, sheep, poultry and ...
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...

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The UK’s largest farm machinery, equipment and agricultural services show. Held in January each year, LAMMA regularly attracts up to 40,000 farmers.

Markets

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28-08-2014 10:54 PM | by Clued-Up
We should all hope the Badger Trust legal action will stop the 2014 cull before it starts. Last year's badger cull cost around £8 million (some s...
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Well written article about the necessities of having GPS trackers to really protect your investments in live stock or farming equipment.
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