27-08-2014 11:31 AM | LAMMA Comment
Spaldings launch a range of new products and 'weigh in' 50 tonne of farmers at LAMMA 2014
Spaldings have reported another successful LAMMA Show, despite the wet weather conditions and change of location. The company displayed a wide se...
27-08-2014 10:38 AM | Arable Comment
Russia to discuss wheat for oil swap with Iran
EU grains closed mixed, but mostly lower, with the exception of rapeseed. The "insurance" premium built in prior to the weekend to cover against an es...
27-08-2014 10:33 AM | Arable Comment
USDA highest corn rating since 1994
Soycomplex Beans closed a little lower, save for front month Sep 14 which continued its spectacular fall from grace. That contract has now fallen a...
27-08-2014 07:02 AM | Arable Comment
Soils to be surveyed in the South of England
The British Geological Society has told the NFU that it is carrying out a ‘low density geochemical soil survey of the South of England’ this September...
27-08-2014 06:26 AM | News Comment
Bill amendment aims to increase cycling rates
Six national organisations are today proposing an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill, which would arrest the decline in funding for healthy every da...
27-08-2014 06:09 AM | Finance Comment
English farmers 'losing millions' in EU payments
Farmers in England are missing out on millions of pounds in EU payments because they are not keeping adequate records, according to the government. ...
27-08-2014 05:52 AM | Animal Health Comment
Natural England gives go-ahead for second badger cull
The second year of badger culling will begin in west Gloucestershire and west Somerset this autumn, Natural England has announced. The government a...
26-08-2014 19:09 PM | Dairy Comment
Cattle feed or biogas? Bangor study reveals important environmental trade-offs for biogas production on dairy farms
There is increasing interest in on-farm anaerobic digestion (AD) in the UK to manage animal manures and food waste, and to generate renewable electric...
26-08-2014 11:02 AM | Arable Comment
Asian buyers looking to Black Sea for wheat
Soycomplex Was this the day that the front end premium on beans and meal finally started to capitulate? It could be, after both closed a choppy ses...
26-08-2014 10:29 AM | Machinery and Spares Comment
Muck scraping almost a pleasure with new McCormick tractor
It’s a mucky job that needs doing twice daily without fail when cows are housed through the winter months. All the more reason, then, to have a dec...
26-08-2014 04:45 AM | News Comment
Wildlife experts join forces to help curb infection
Animal experts are calling for better health surveillance of wild species to help stop the spread of diseases. Monitoring the health of animals liv...
25-08-2014 06:19 AM | Cattle Comment
Very gloomy times for UK dairy, Farmers for Action predicts
This week could be 'very gloomy times' for UK dairy farmers, according to Farmers for Action as they expect prices to fall by as much as 2ppl for Octo...

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28-08-2014 01:59 AM
Minister meets IFA over beef crisis
Meat factories have been urged by Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to show as much flexibility as possible to farmers when it comes to weight sp...
28-08-2014 01:59 AM
Swaziland is moving towards commercial farming
In a major effort to revitalize agriculture here, the government, the European Union and FAO have helped over 20,000 smallholder farmers produce more,...
28-08-2014 01:57 AM
State issues public health alert about meat and poultry
The Ohio Department of Agriculture is issuing a public health alert for an undetermined amount of various meat and poultry products produced by Tank's...
28-08-2014 01:54 AM
Boost for Phil Hogan in race for agriculture portfolio
Italian foreign minister Federica Mogherini is back in the race to become EU foreign policy chief, potentially boosting the Government’s campaign to s...
28-08-2014 01:51 AM
Dutch farmers dump tonnes of produce as Russian sanctions hit prices
Tonnes of tomatoes, pears and apples were being dumped by Dutch farmers on Wednesday as they signed up for compensation after prices plunged in respon...
28-08-2014 01:51 AM
Fonterra announces tie-up with big China dairy firm
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has announced its intention to take a 20% stake in one of China's biggest milk processors, Beingmate. The tie-up w...
28-08-2014 01:49 AM
Bluetongue confirmed in cattle, sheep in Romania
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26-08-2014 06:52 AM
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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...

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28-08-2014 | Monmouth, Monmouthshire
Monmouthshire Show
Largest one day Agricultural Show in Wales offering a tremendous amount of variety from Livestock through to Shopping and Entertainment. The Monm...
28-08-2014 | Weedon Park, Weedon, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bucks County Show
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28-08-2014 | The Showground, Killatree Cross, Holsworthy, Devon
Holsworthy and Stratton Agricultural Show
A fun filled day out for all the family. Entertainment all day long in the Sully & Co main ring and the Cornish mutual entertainment ring including gy...
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
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27-08-2014 09:13 PM | by Carole Shorney
Do you think they are looking at loss of e.g. selenium from a dietary point of view?
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