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The UK’s withdrawal from the EU would have a 'serious impact on UK farmers', according to a new government report. In addition to withdrawing from ...

Withdrawal from EU 'could have serious impact on UK farmers'

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29 February 2016 | Finance,Husbandry,News,Products

With farmers protesting across Europe hit by the drastic situation on EU agricultural markets, Copa and Cogeca published a package of measures today t...

Co-operative publish new package of measures to solve EU agriculture crisis

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28 February 2016 | Dairy,Finance,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

This week Monkton Wyld Court, home to one of the oldest continually operating micro-dairies in the country, hosted a packed ‘micro dairying’ conferenc...

Micro-Dairy conference shows good incomes possible from small herds and direct sales

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25 February 2016 | Cattle,Husbandry,News

“Now that the beginning of the year is well and truly behind us, thoughts should start to turn to spring calving. Time spent planning now will be tim...

Organisation is key to spring calving success

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24 February 2016 | Dairy,Feed and Forage,Husbandry,News

Farmers are urged to reconsider feeding systems and look at margin not yield as recent research suggests forage based dairy systems, which balance hig...

Farmers urged to reconsider feeding systems and look at margin not yield

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24 February 2016 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Sheep

5 liver fluke ‘surveillance farms’ established by the Farming Against Liver Fluke (FALF) action group have shown how the mild, wet weather of recent m...

Liver fluke surveillance farms show mild winter extends disease

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24 February 2016 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

Measures to prevent and halt outbreaks of animal diseases such as avian flu or African swine fever, informally agreed by MEPs and the Council in June ...

Containing animal disease outbreaks: agriculture MEPs endorse deal with Council

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Elizabeth Truss today delivered a speech to delegates at the annual National Farmers' Union Conference. Below is the speech in full: "Farmers here ...

Environment Minister Elizabeth Truss full speech at the NFU Conference 2016

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23 February 2016 | Finance,Husbandry,News,Renewables and Environment

McDonald’s UK today announced the results of one of the largest ever independent carbon studies carried out with UK and Irish beef farms, based on ove...

Major study reveals how beef farmers can reduce carbon emissions and boost profits

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16 February 2016 | Finance,Husbandry,Market Reports,News,Shows and Events

At a press conference yesterday (Monday 15 February), the Ulster Farmers’ Union officially launched its Agriculture Manifesto, ‘Difficult Times - But ...

Ulster Farmers' Union launches manifesto titled 'Difficult Times - But We Can Deliver'

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16 February 2016 | Husbandry,News,NFU,Property News,Sheep

A recent round of meetings with hill and upland farmers has revealed the scale of the hardship affecting those farming the region’s common land in the...

Delayed agricultural payments affecting hill and upland commoners

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15 February 2016 | Animal Health,Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News

Nine projects totalling more than £7M have been awarded by BBSRC, the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Resear...

£7M research awards for control and eradication of bovine TB

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15 February 2016 | Education,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

A farmer who has become the face of the industry through his role on TV’s Countryfile says young people are needed to inject innovation into the farmi...

Countryfile Presenter says young people needed to inject innovation in farming industry

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15 February 2016 | Animal Health,Cattle,Other Livestock,Husbandry,News,Sheep

The British Veterinary Association (BVA), the British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA), the Sheep Veterinary Society (SVS) and the Goat Veterinary...

Veterinary associations urge vigilance following Bluetongue risk

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13 February 2016 | Other Livestock,Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

Farmers are being urged to monitor their stock carefully and report any clinical signs of disease immediately following the ongoing presence of Blueto...

Farmers urged to remain vigiliant over Bluetongue risk

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12 February 2016 | Cattle,Dairy,Husbandry,News

With sexed semen demand for the commercial dairy herd at an all time high, Cogent Breeding has once again ensured the availability of ‘premier’ geneti...

Cogent ensures availability of 'premier' genetics by adding elite British sire

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The Minister will be at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea for the official start-of-term event of two European programmes, the Welsh Government Rural Com...

'European programmes to deliver millions for rural and coastal Wales'

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11 February 2016 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Poultry

Bacteria in humans, food and animals continue to show resistance to the most widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resis...

Antimicrobial resistance on the rise in the European Union

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10 February 2016 | Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News,Produce

The Scottish Beef Association (SBA) have raised grave concerns about the prospect of all BPS payments being made to eligible beef producers, which are...

Warning of real financial hardship faced by Scottish beef producers

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10 February 2016 | Husbandry,News,Produce,Sheep

Applications to grant European Protected Geographical Indicator (PGI) status to North Ronaldsay Wool and North Ronaldsay Mutton were launched this wee...

Orkney producers of wool and mutton to launch Protected Geographical Indicator application

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9 February 2016 | Husbandry,News,Produce,Products

The first calls for promotion campaigns for EU agricultural products under new EU promotion rules have been opened by the Commission today. Under t...

Promotion of EU agricultural products – new calls for proposals published

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Sainsbury’s has supported its British farmers this winter with an offer to purchase calf coats at cost price which helps to keep young herds warm and ...

Sainsbury’s supports British farmers by keeping their calves warm this winter

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Delayed payments, poor prices and political decisions will drive the agenda at NFU Scotland’s AGM when it meets in St Andrews next week (Thursday 11 F...

Delayed payments, poor prices and political decisions top of agenda at NFU Scotland’s AGM

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The future of many UK farming businesses looks uncertain, according to a new report on the agricultural implications of leaving the EU written by a Un...

Brexit could place British farming in jeopardy, warns new report

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3 February 2016 | Arable,Husbandry,News,Property News

Four weeks into a new Basic Payment Scheme year and Scottish Government has failed to provide satisfactory updated guidance to Scottish farmers on gre...

Scottish government 'continues to let down farmers over greening'

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