16-04-2014 08:56 AM | Arable Comment
Speculative money moving into grains on back of Ukraine situation
EU grains closed generally firmer, with. May 14 London ending GBP0.15/tonne higher at GBP169.40/tonne, and new crop Nov 14 finishing the day GBP1.30/t...
16-04-2014 06:15 AM | Finance Comment
Defra flood fund 'welcome news for farmers'
Farmers hit by recent flooding are being offered grants of up to £35,000, the Department for Environment and Rural Affairs have announced. This fun...
16-04-2014 06:10 AM | News Comment
Agricultural holdings review opens door to change
NFU Scotland believes a complementary package of measures with an independent Land Adjudicator at its core can restore health and vibrancy to Scotland...
16-04-2014 05:58 AM | Arable Comment
Stewardship warns growers of increased leatherjacket threat
Growers are being warned that there is an increased threat to grass leys, following a bumper year for the leatherjacket pest in 2013. “Leatherjack...
16-04-2014 05:52 AM | Appointments Comment
British Growers Association names Ward as new chief executive
Jack Ward has been appointed chief executive of the British Growers Association (BGA). He will take up his new role on 28 April 2014. Mr Ward was ...
16-04-2014 05:41 AM | Cattle Comment
Changing cows' diet could help tackle heart disease
Adding oilseed to a cow’s diet can significantly reduce the harmful saturated fat found in its milk without compromising the white stuff’s nutritional...
15-04-2014 16:51 PM | News Comment
Wingham Primary pupils get hands-on with eggs
Pupils of a Kent primary school had some plucky visitors before Easter. Farmer Doug Wanstall took in a team of free range egg layers to meet the ch...
15-04-2014 16:16 PM | Arable Comment
Every single crop of onions would receive pendimethalin
A leading independent consultant specialising in alliums says that every single crop of onions, leeks, garlic and shallots would receive pendimethalin...
15-04-2014 16:10 PM | Arable Comment
Gear up for volunteer potato control in sugar beet
As sugar beet is becoming established, growers should consider the consequences of the recent mild winter with little or no frosts. It is very likely ...
15-04-2014 16:08 PM | News Comment
German egg producers face insolvency as supermarkets discount
More than a third of German egg producers could be insolvent by October because of supermarket discounting, according to a leading figure in the Inter...
15-04-2014 15:39 PM | News Comment
JSR Services moves into renewable energy supported by Bowler Energy
Perth and Kinross-based Company, JSR Services are branching out into the Renewable Energy Sector acting as an agent for Bowler Energy, offering Wind T...
15-04-2014 15:01 PM | News Comment
‘Real value’ focus of Kelly Turkeys’ exhibit
The wide selection of specialist traditional turkey strains will be featured on the Kelly Turkeys stand at the British Pig & Poultry Fair, Stoneleigh,...

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16-04-2014 02:27 AM
Dairy prices extend decline, pressuring Fonterra milk payout
Dairy prices fell for a fifth straight auction, suggesting Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd. (FSF) may have to reduce its forecast milk payout to New Ze...
16-04-2014 02:20 AM
Farmers off to slow start planting corn crop
Most years about this time, northern Illinois farmer Monty Whipple, like so many Midwest growers, would be riding high in his monstrous planter, kicki...
16-04-2014 02:18 AM
112,000 birds culled; burial to end Wednesday
The Kumamoto prefectural government has completed the culling of about 112,000 chickens after an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza at a...
16-04-2014 02:17 AM
Beef prices are the highest they've been in 27 years
People are getting sticker shock when shopping for beef at the local grocery story. Beef prices are the highest they’ve been in 27 years. The experts ...
16-04-2014 02:16 AM
French parliament bans genetically modified maize
France’s lower house of parliament passed a law Tuesday prohibiting genetically modified (GM) maize from being grown, citing environmental concerns. T...
16-04-2014 02:13 AM
Defra increases grants for flood-hit farms to £35,000
Recovery grants for farmers hit by flooding are to be increased from £5,000 to £35,000. Environment Secretary Owen Paterson made the announcement f...
16-04-2014 02:11 AM
Militias claim victory in Nev. cattle dispute
Militia members and states' rights activists rallied Monday to declare victory after a weekend standoff with federal agents who had sought to seize a ...

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16-04-2014 03:43 AM
Cattle Feed Sales Specialist
A large Animal Feed manufacturing company with a reputation for feed quality and technical backup seeks a ruminant technical feed sales specialist fo...
16-04-2014 03:38 AM
Customer Service Support/Sales Support - SW
A career vacancy has arisen for an ambitious and enthusiastic person who has some experience of ruminant feed. Our client is a well-respected and welc...
16-04-2014 03:33 AM
Aftersales Manager - Dairy Solutions - Cheshire
An experienced Aftersales Manager/Co-ordinator is sought by a long established and highly successful company who sell dairy solutions, equipment and s...
16-04-2014 03:32 AM
Technical Training Instructor - Agricultural Machinery - The Midlands
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for dynamic and self-motivated agricultural machinery professional to join one of the country's leading and most fo...
16-04-2014 03:32 AM
Arable Technical Assistant - Berkshire/Hampshire
Our client, a market leader in the provision of technical services to the arable farming sector, seeks to appoint an Arable Technical Assistant. This ...
16-04-2014 03:31 AM
Arable Technical Administration Assistant - Berkshire/Hampshire
A vacancy has arisen for a technical administration assistant within a leading technical arable company servicing farmers around the country. The succ...
16-04-2014 03:30 AM
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16-04-2014 | Reports
Mexico Agribusiness Outlook 2014
Mexico’s economic growth is gradually improving, but food consumption remains vulnerable to income and price effects, according to a report from...
14-04-2014 | Reports
Rabobank Commitment of Traders (COT) Report - 14 A...
Managed Money reduced its net long position across agri commodities for the first time since January by 37,942 lots WOW, while the Producer/Merchant/P...
14-04-2014 | Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 11th April 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 11th April 2014
10-04-2014 | Ezines and Brochures
Free Range Year Planner 2014
Free Range Year Planner 2014
10-04-2014 | Reports
Percentage of badgers killed on land containing li...
What percentage of badgers killed during the pilot cull were taken from land containing livestock.
10-04-2014 | General Farming
Softwood imports to Sweden reaches 10-year high
Importation of softwood logs to Sweden reached a 10-year high in 2013 with Norway and Latvia being the major suppliers of both pulplogs and sawlogs, r...
10-04-2014 | Manage the Countryside
Numbers of badgers killed on dairy farms
Dairy farms EIRs: number of badgers killed on land that had cattle (including dairy cattle) on it; number of badgers killed on land within 1 km of cat...

Agricultural Shows and Events

17-04-2014 | Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire
CountryTastic is the must do day out this Easter holidays. Look forward to an action packed, hands-on event with food, farming and countryside at its ...
18-04-2014 | Trinity Park, Ipswich, Suffolk
Suffolk Spring Garden Show
Come and join us at the Suffolk Showground for a great day out over the Easter weekend, the ideal place for all your garden essentials with expert tip...
20-04-2014 | Thame Showground, Thame, Oxon
Living Heritage - Thame Country Fair
There's something for everyone in action - packed, great days out! All the shows are open from 10am until 6pm daily and dogs are most welcome, so ...
20-04-2014 | Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire
Countryman Fairs - Kelmarsh Game & Country Fair
The Kelmarsh Country Fair will be gracing the Kelmarsh grounds Easter Sunday and Monday 2014 and this year promises a score of features, a variety of ...
21-04-2014 | The South of England Centre, Ardingly, West Sussex
The London Harness Horse Parade
he London Harness Horse Parade as it is known today takes place annually on Easter Monday at The South of England Centre, Sussex. Steeped in tradition...

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Midlands Machinery Show 2014
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Cereals 2014
Cereals is the leading technical event for the UK arable industry. 500 leading suppliers come together to exhibit to nearly 26,000 visitors.
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Chicago Reports
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16-04-2014 08:17 AM | by d4g6k11
I a few short years we will look back at articles like this that perpetuate the myth regarding 'harmful' saturated fat, and laugh bitterly.
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15-04-2014 08:35 AM | by Donie Anderson
It's going to be a great few days
Comment made on World shearing champs set for Irela...
14-04-2014 09:17 PM | by Fram Hand
"Could", "might", "should", achieve this, return that, etc, etc. When are these funds going to show their real investment performance?
Comment made on Australian dairy 'offers best risk ...
12-04-2014 03:43 PM | by Clued-Up
It doesn't help farmers to claim that badgers must be responsible for bTB infections in a closed herd because cattle aren't bought in. Closed herds a...
Comment made on NFU President: TB destroying farm b...
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