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16 August 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

An agricultural society has awarded £2,000 to the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs in a bid to progress young farmers' skills. The Royal...

Agri-society provides support for Scotland’s next farm leaders

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16 August 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

An Australian dairy farmer has made an emotional-plea to supermarkets urging them to pay farmers more amid the worst drought Australia has faced in ye...

'Basically slavery': Struggling farmer makes emotional-plea to Australian retailers amid drought

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15 August 2018 | Finance,News

The government has announced a fund of up to £20m with the overall aim to increase farm productivity and sustainability. UK organisations can apply...

£20m fund encourages farm productivity and sustainability projects

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14 August 2018 | Finance,News,Renewables and Environment

A new £6m Sustainable Production Grant will open for Welsh farmers in September aimed at addressing on-farm nutrient management and storage. The fo...

New £6m Sustainable Production Grant to open for Welsh farmers

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14 August 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry,Produce

A number of interested parties are looking at the possibility of taking on the failed business of Blackdown Hills Westcountry Eggs. The company cea...

Numerous parties look at taking over failed egg business Blackdown Hills

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14 August 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry

Free range egg producers have called for a "desperately needed" price increase as the cost of feed continues to rise, pushing some farmers to the brin...

Egg producers call for 'desperately needed' price increase as feed costs surge

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14 August 2018 | Finance,Government,News

A loan scheme has been launched by the Scottish government to provide support for farmers following months of adverse weather conditions. The fund,...

Funding released to help Scottish farmers mitigate impacts of adverse weather

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13 August 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry,Produce

Victims of a salmonella outbreak in the UK linked to German eggs will be awarded £275,000. A total of 28 people fell ill with sickness and diarrhoe...

UK victims of German egg scandal compensated

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13 August 2018 | Finance,News,Property News

The UK government has been urged to adopt a key change in Irish tax law to encourage the letting of land and boost agricultural productivity. Accor...

UK urged to adopt Irish tax law which boosts farmland letting market

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10 August 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

A farmer's wife has completed her mammoth 2,129 mile tractor journey from John O’Groats to Land’s End. Pauline Bennett, from Welshpool, Powys compl...

Farmer's wife completes tractor drive from John O’Groats to Land’s End

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10 August 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Meadow Foods has increased its milk price by 1ppl from September, taking their standard A litre milk price to 29.50ppl. The decision to raise the m...

Meadow Foods increases September milk price by 1p per litre

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10 August 2018 | Finance,Meat,News,Produce,Sheep

A new £200,000 fund to promote Scotch lamb has been welcomed as a "great boost" for farmers. The campaign was announced by First Minister Nicola St...

New £200,000 fund to promote Scotch lamb 'great boost' for farmers

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10 August 2018 | Finance,News,Renewables and Environment

Farmers have been urged to prepare for tougher controls on ammonia emissions by taking advantage of any grant opportunities as they arise. The gove...

Prepare for tougher stance on ammonia by taking grants, farmers urged

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A farm which was featured on the hit BBC series The Archers has opened a £1 million share offer to protect its future operations. Stockwood Communi...

Farm featured on BBC series The Archers opens £1m share offer

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8 August 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News

Farmers are making the most of buoyant second-hand trade in machinery – but they need to be careful of VAT and legal pitfalls, according to farm accou...

Farmers told be aware of tax and legal pitfalls when trading machinery

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6 August 2018 | Finance,News

The Bank of England’s latest interest rate increase has been described as a “bitter blow” to the farming industry. The Bank of England has raised i...

Interest rate increase ‘bitter blow’ for farming industry

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6 August 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Finance,News

Farmers are “fortifying” their farms in the face of an increased threat from “repeated and determined” criminals. The startling comments follow the...

‘Farmers are fortifying their farms’: Rural crime costs UK £44.5m in 2017

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3 August 2018 | Finance,Government,News,NFU

NFU Cymru has voiced concerns around proposals to replace the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in Wales after Brexit. The proposals, contained with...

Farmers voice concerns around lack of clarity in Welsh Government public goods approach

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3 August 2018 | Finance,News,Renewables and Environment

A proposed change to water leakage allowances could save farmers thousands of pounds following the persistence of Scottish landowners. Landowner Ja...

Proposed change to water leakage allowances could save Scottish farmers thousands

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3 August 2018 | Finance,News

Farmers have been told to be aware as farm incomes could face a sharp drop this autumn due to the summer drought. The drought means arable yields w...

Farmers told to be aware of farm income plunge following summer drought

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3 August 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Finance,News

Farmers in the EU will be able to receive payments in advance and more flexibility as they grapple with the difficulties of extreme droughts. The p...

EU farmers to receive advanced payments as continent grapples with extreme weather

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2 August 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Milk prices – and therefore farm returns – have improved sharply over the past year but higher feed costs pose a risk, according to new analysis. T...

Higher dairy returns now at risk, reveals new report

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1 August 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

Yorkshire sits at near-top of the list of areas in the UK whose economies are the most reliant on the agricultural sector. Yorkshire Day is being c...

Yorkshire Day: North Yorkshire second in UK on area most reliant on farming

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1 August 2018 | Finance,News,Renewables and Environment

The farming industry is calling for regulations to relax during the drought to help mitigate the impact of the ongoing heatwave. The prolonged, bit...

Farmers call for relaxation of regulations following drought summit

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1 August 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry

A poultry breeding business that featured on the BBC series Hairy Bikers Chicken and Egg has been put on the market by its founder. Charlotte's Po...

Poultry business featured on Hairy Bikers up for sale for £34,000

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