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20 June 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Renewables and Environment

The NFU has criticised Defra for announcing that farmers with a 2017 Countryside Stewardship Mid-Tier agreement will receive bridging payments, leavin...

NFU raises 'serious concerns' over eligibility for Countryside Stewardship bridging payments

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20 June 2018 | Finance,News

Small and medium businesses in the agricultural sector could add up to £820 million a year to the UK economy if they introduced a series of productivi...

Farming businesses could add £820m to UK economy if productivity is improved

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19 June 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Renewables and Environment

The NFU has urged government to begin immediate bridging payments to farmers undertaking agri-environment schemes, as thousands still await payment. ...

NFU calls for farmers affected by CS delays to receive bridging payments

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17 June 2018 | Finance,News

Scottish farmers are being urged to apply for grants of up to £5,000 as part of a new initiative to help celebrate and promote locally produced food. ...

Scottish farmers urged to apply for grants to help promote local food

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15 June 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat Processing,News

Scottish farmers have written to Aberdeenshire councillors asking them to back planning proposals for a new £20m meat production facility. NFU Scot...

Scottish farmers call on councillors to approve £20m meat production facility

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14 June 2018 | Agri Safety,Finance,News

An idea to improve farm safety has won £2,500 worth of investment from a Dragon's Den-style competition for student entrepreneurs. The Royal Agricu...

Farm safety idea wins investment in Dragon's Den-style competition

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14 June 2018 | Finance,News

A government review looking into the inheritance tax system has been warned against making major changes, and instead opt for small changes to make it...

Small changes needed to inheritance tax to make it Brexit ready, CLA says

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14 June 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Farmers have welcomed recent positive milk price moves in recent weeks and some now believe that commodity prices indicate that a farmgate price of 30...

'Tone of the market is changing': Farmers welcome recent milk price increases

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13 June 2018 | Finance,News

Higher commodity prices, better yields and lower variable costs saw returns from Contract Farming Agreements rise for both the farmer and the contract...

Farmers and contractors see returns rise in Contract Farming Agreements

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13 June 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Products

Defra has made improvements to the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme after some farmers complained of equipment delivery issues. The pro...

Defra adjusts Countryside Productivity scheme after delivery issues

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11 June 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

British farmer-owned dairy co-op First Milk has announced that it will be increasing its milk price for July 2018. First Milk has today announced a...

First Milk announces July milk price increase

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8 June 2018 | Finance,Government,News

Farmers across the country are to receive £23.5m in small grants allocated to boost farming productivity, the government has today confirmed. More ...

Defra announces £23.5m package to boost farming productivity

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8 June 2018 | Finance,Government,News

Defra Secretary Michael Gove has called the SNP "grievance-mongering separatists" after an MP accused Westminster of stealing £200m worth of money fro...

Gove calls SNP 'grievance-mongering separatists' over EU convergence uplift money

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7 June 2018 | Finance,Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment

Farmers and landowners will help in the first phase of a £1m project to revitalise an 80sq mile area of Northern Ireland with woodland. The Woodlan...

Farmers and landowners to play key role in Northern Ireland woodland project

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Years of environmental work could be put at risk as many farmers reaching the end of stewardship schemes are unable to start new agreements due to poo...

Farmers slam poor administration and untimely payments of agri-environment schemes

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6 June 2018 | Finance,Government,News

MPs have slammed the Government's progress on post-Brexit agricultural plans, saying there is a "notable lack of detail" in policies. They have als...

MPs slam UK's post-Brexit farming plans as having 'notable lack of detail'

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5 June 2018 | Finance,Meat Processing,News

A major meat processor in Perth has been awarded £4 million from the Scottish government which will create 80 new jobs and improve facilities. The ...

Major meat processor in Perth awarded £4m to improve facilities

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5 June 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

The Ulster Farmers' Union has taken on five peaks across six countries all in one day to raise £100,000 for Air Ambulance Northern Ireland. The UFU...

Farming union takes on five peaks to raise money for 'life saving' charity

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5 June 2018 | Finance,News

Welsh farmers have been urged to keep an eye out for a ‘Preliminary Checks Letter’ from the start of June, which is an initial check for submitted Sin...

‘Preliminary Checks Letter’ to scrutinise Welsh farmers' Single Application Forms

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4 June 2018 | Finance,News

Farmers and rural businesses will have to keep all their VAT records and submit returns online from April 2019 as new laws come into force. While s...

Farmers to keep VAT records online from April 2019

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4 June 2018 | Finance,News

Direct payments to EU farmers will be reduced above €60,000 and capped for payments above €100,000 per farm, the European Commission has announced. ...

Direct payments to EU farmers capped at €100,000 under new plans

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4 June 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,News,Products

German chemical giant Bayer plans to complete the acquisition of Monsanto on Thursday following the receipt of all required approvals from regulatory ...

Bayer plans closing of Monsanto acquisition on June 7

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30 May 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Dairy farmers supplying Müller will see their milk price increase by an additional 1.25 pence per litre from July 1st 2018. It follows a 0.75ppl in...

Muller confirms 28p per litre July milk price increase

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30 May 2018 | Finance,News

The US Department of Justice has conditionally approved Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto. The German chemical company has obtained conditio...

US Department of Justice conditionally approves Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto

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30 May 2018 | Finance,News,Property News,Rural Life

Farmers and land managers have just one month to apply for the first round of funding to restore historic farm buildings on their land. Defra has b...

One month left to apply for historic farm building fund

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