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16 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News

An independent review is to be set up to scrutinise how farm funding should be distributed around the UK after Brexit. The Government has announced...

Independent review to examine ways to make farm funding 'fair' post-Brexit

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15 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News

Principles of a new productivity scheme to sit alongside the proposed environmental land management scheme have been released by a farm group. The ...

Decades of poor farm profitability must be addressed post-Brexit, TFA says

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15 October 2018 | Finance,News,Shows and Events

A major new award opening this autumn to British farmers aims to help new entrants develop successful agricultural businesses. The innovation-focus...

Chance to win major award for new entrants in UK farming

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14 October 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Finance,News

A farm consultant has analysed the preliminary results and forecast returns this year for contract farms following the best harvest result for five ye...

Preliminary results and forecast returns for this year's harvest

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12 October 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry

Grants of up to £1,000 are on offer for young people within the free range egg industry to progress their career. The Next Generation Programme, by...

Grants to help young people in free range egg industry

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12 October 2018 | Finance,News

New legislation which will force farmers to provide itemised payslips to workers comes into force in just under six months. From April 6, 2019, all...

New legislation to force farmers to provide itemised payslips

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12 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News

Post-Brexit agricultural payments for Scottish, Northern Irish and Welsh farmers will not be set using the Barnett Formula, Michael Gove has confirmed...

Gove guarantees agri funding will not be 'Barnettised' post-Brexit

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11 October 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry

The free range egg industry is to see a model supply contract for farmers to use with packers to ensure fairness in the sector. The British Free Ra...

Model supply contract launched for free range egg producers

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11 October 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,Government,News,NFU,Produce

Producer organisations will continue to be funded until the end of the current parliament, regardless of the outcome of negotiations with the EU. D...

Producer organisation funding guaranteed until end of Parliament

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11 October 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A further £30 million funding towards the small grants scheme for farmers has been confirmed today by the Government. Defra has committed the finan...

Further round of funding for small grants scheme confirmed

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11 October 2018 | Finance,News,Shows and Events

A farmer is preparing himself to take part in the gruelling 84km Saharan Challenge for charity, having already raised over £21,000. Daniel Fairburn...

Farmer hopes to raise £45,000 in gruelling Sahara challenge

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10 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Renewables and Environment

Water companies' environmental spending should be aligned with new farm subsidies, according to a think tank. A new Green Alliance report explains ...

Align farm subsidies with water companies' spending, think tank says

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10 October 2018 | Education,Finance,News,Renewables and Environment

The application window for a new subsidised hedge laying training course is now open for Welsh farmers. Hedgerows are massively important to most f...

Applications open for subsidised hedge laying training course

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9 October 2018 | Animal Health,Crops and Cereals,Education,Finance,News

Three agri-food projects in Northern Ireland have been awarded £750,000 of new funding from the Department of Agriculture. The new funding will sup...

£750,000 announced for agri-food research in Northern Ireland

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9 October 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News,Sheep

A new multi-million pound project open to 2,000 Welsh beef and sheep farmers is hoping to drive farm data performance in Wales. The Welsh Governmen...

2,000 Welsh farmers needed for new benchmarking project

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5 October 2018 | Finance,News

The rate of advance CAP payments for 2018 will increase from 50 percent to 70 percent of claim value, it has been confirmed. The European Commissio...

NI farmers to receive 70% rate for advance CAP payments

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A County Tyrone farmer and his son have become the first people to be convicted of TB fraud in Northern Ireland. The father and son were convicted ...

Farmer becomes first person in NI to be convicted of TB fraud

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4 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News

The farming industry has called for more clarity on funding post-2022 as the Agriculture Bill receives its Second Reading next week. MPs will have ...

CLA calls for certainty on Government funding plans post-2022

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4 October 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

A 74-year old man dubbed 'the flying farmer' has raised more than £3,000 for a farming charity after completing a 12,000ft skydive. Keith Whitehead...

74-year-old dubbed 'the flying farmer' raises thousands for farming charity

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3 October 2018 | Finance,News

Payments worth more than £241 million will begin to arrive in Scottish farmers and crofters bank accounts in the coming days. Eligible farmers will...

Payments worth £241m to arrive in Scots farmers' bank accounts

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3 October 2018 | Finance,News

UK Agricultural Finance is pleased to announce that it has secured important funding from one of the UK’s leading institutional investors. The inve...

Specialist lender UK Agricultural Finance expands its product range

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3 October 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Second-hand machinery sales gross over £11.3m in the third quarter of 2018 and September has seen the highest total since 2014. Cheffins, which con...

Second-hand machinery sales continue to boom

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3 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Renewables and Environment

A second judicial review on CAP cross compliance breaches has been settled, with the Ulster Farmers' Union calling it a "victory for all farmers". ...

UFU wins second cross compliance case against DAERA

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3 October 2018 | Finance,News

Farm businesses in England may need to deliver a higher percent wage increase for 2018/19 than they have in previous years. Pressure on farm employ...

Pressure on farm employers in England to deliver above inflation wage rises

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2 October 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

British-owned Dairy Crest has announced it will hold the November milk price and introduce a "price floor" for December and January. The dairy comp...

Dairy Crest introduces 'price floor' for December and January

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