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27 May 2018 | Online since 2003

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8 May 2018 | Finance,News,Supermarkets

Suppliers will bear 70 percent of the brunt of Sainsbury’s and Asda's planned merger "efficiencies", which includes products reducing in price by 10 p...

Suppliers to bear 70% of the brunt of Sainsbury’s - Asda merger 'efficiencies'

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4 May 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A five-week global search for agritech solutions has completed, with the first cohort of companies set to join an innovative technology programme. ...

Three companies win over £50,000 each to push agritech innovation

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4 May 2018 | Finance,News

Chartered accountants Saffery Champness has issued out a word of caution regarding losses arising from farming. Sideways loss relief can be used wh...

Saffery Champness issues word of caution regarding farming losses

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4 May 2018 | Finance,Government,News

A new document has been released which sets out the financial blueprint for any future agricultural policy in Scotland once the UK leaves the EU. N...

Document highlights financial blueprint for Scottish farming post-Brexit

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3 May 2018 | Finance,News

Payments worth £38 million to Scottish beef producers will arrive in farmers’ bank accounts in the coming weeks, easing cash flow worries. Faced wi...

£38m to ease cash flow worries faced by Scottish beef farmers

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3 May 2018 | Finance,News

An additional £400,000 has been made available for a farm business improvement initiative created for Northern Irish farmers to make small scale inves...

Additional £400,000 announced for Northern Irish farm business scheme

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3 May 2018 | Finance,Market Reports,News

The first estimates for 2017 show total income in farming rose by 41 percent, thanks to increased productivity and higher farm gate prices. Product...

Farming incomes rise by 41 percent to £5,742m, 2017 estimates show

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3 May 2018 | Finance,News,Produce,Supermarkets

The government has been urged to rethink its refusal to extend the remit of the Groceries Code Adjudicator in light of the proposed merger between Asd...

Government urged to extend GCA remit amid Asda and Sainsbury's merger

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3 May 2018 | Finance,Government,News

The European Commission has proposed a 5 percent reduction in Common Agricultural Policy funding in its first multi-year budget after Brexit. The ...

'Unthinkable': Farmers unhappy as EU proposes 5 percent CAP reduction

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2 May 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News

British farmers are spending too much on their farm machinery and are not getting a return on their expenditure. AHDB and Strutt & Parker looked at...

Farmers spend too much on machinery and don't get good returns

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2 May 2018 | Finance,News,NFU,Property News,Rural Life

The NFU has secured a number of "crucial victories" for its members affected by Phase 2a of HS2, including interim payments for temporary possession o...

NFU secures 'crucial victories' for farmers affected by HS2

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2 May 2018 | Finance,Government,News

Northern Irish farmers could receive a basic payment after the UK leaves the EU to ensure continued "farm resilience", it has emerged. The Northern...

Northern Irish farmers could receive basic payment after Brexit

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1 May 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

Wynnstay, the agricultural supplies group, has reached agreement with the administrators of Countrywide to acquire the business and assets of eight st...

Wynnstay acquires eight Countrywide stores for £800,000

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1 May 2018 | Finance,News

The Rural Payments Agency has now received over 88 percent of BPS 2018 applications online, as farmers continue to make the switch from paper. More...

Farmers make switch from paper and apply for BPS online

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30 April 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News

Farmers should beware claiming Income Tax relief on vehicles provided to employees and directors, following a recent court case affecting double cab p...

Beware tax treatment of business vehicles, warns rural accountant

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30 April 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Dairy farmers supplying Muller will see their milk price increase by 0.75 pence per litre from June 1st, the company has confirmed. The move takes ...

Muller announces milk price increase and farmer recruitment plans

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30 April 2018 | Finance,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Two of Britain's biggest supermarkets have confirmed they will merge to create the country's largest retailer. The deal between Asda and Sainsbury'...

Asda and Sainsbury's merger to bring lower grocery prices

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27 April 2018 | Finance,News

NFU Cymru has urged Welsh farmers to complete and submit the Single Application Form (SAF) before the deadline as a “matter of urgency”. Completion...

Union appeals to farmers to complete Single Application Form 'urgently'

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27 April 2018 | Finance,News

Family farm businesses can apply for grant funding of up to £50,000 as the Prince’s Countryside Fund announces its April 30th application window. T...

Family farm businesses urged to apply for grants of up to £50,000

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27 April 2018 | Finance,Government,Market Reports,Meat Processing,News

The Welsh red meat industry is in a major drive to grow new markets outside the European Union as Brexit uncertainty continues. Hybu Cig Cymru – Me...

Welsh red meat industry in major drive to grow new markets outside EU

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27 April 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Finance,News

German agri-chemical giant BASF has signed an agreement to acquire Bayer's additional seeds and crop protection businesses and asset. The expanded ...

BASF signs agreement to acquire additional businesses from Bayer

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27 April 2018 | Diversification,Finance,News,Shows and Events

The farming family behind Riviera Produce have been crowned Cornwall's overall Farmers of the Year for supporting the local economy. David, Suzanne...

Family behind Riviera Produce crowned Cornwall's Farmers of the Year

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26 April 2018 | Finance,News,Property News

Farmers and landowners are being advised to ensure the correct insurance cover is in place when converting agricultural buildings into residential hom...

New agricultural property law highlights need to get insurance right

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26 April 2018 | Finance,Government,News

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has cautiously welcomed the agreement between the UK and Welsh government on changes to the EU Withdrawal Bill. The Wel...

Welsh farmers 'cautiously welcome' UK's revised EU Withdrawal Bill

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25 April 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society has donated an impressive £22,750 to a leading farming charity. For more than a century, the Royal Welsh Agric...

Royal Welsh Agricultural Society donates £22,750 to leading farm charity