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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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Dog owners are being urged to remember to be vigilant with their pets when walking near cows in the countryside, following a new review into cattle at...

Two thirds of cattle attacks involve dogs, new study finds

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2 February 2016 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,Husbandry,News,Produce

Dairy UK has published a new export strategy to help the dairy industry unlock a ‘new world of opportunity’ on international markets. The strategy,...

Dairy UK unveils new industry export strategy to 'unlock new world of opportunity'

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27 January 2016 | Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News,Produce

For producers finishing cattle, the past few years have been a rollercoaster from a farmgate price perspective. A combination of factors have played a...

AHDB Beef & Lamb ponder the future of the cattle trade for 2016

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An ambitious new action plan to help organic food and farming build a more sustainable future, regenerate the rural economy and conserve biodiversity ...

'Action Plan 2016 - 2020': Ambitious new plan for Scottish farming unveiled

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26 January 2016 | Husbandry,News,NFU,Sheep

NFU Cymru’s Livestock Board Chairman, Wyn Evans, used today’s Welsh Council meeting to remind sheep farmers that the 2016 Annual Sheep and Goat Invent...

Sheep & Goat keepers reminded to get their Annual Inventories in by 1 February

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Technological progress is the key to productivity and sustainability in agriculture, a new report to the European Parliament stresses. Genetic, mec...

'Technological progress is the key to productivity and sustainability in agriculture'

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26 January 2016 | Husbandry,News,NFU,Produce,Supermarkets

Gwyn Jones, AHDB Dairy Board Chairman, gave members an insight into the work of AHDB at the recent NFU Cymru Mid Gwynedd annual conference. At the ...

'The farming industry cannot escape competition - competition is there'

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25 January 2016 | Husbandry,News,Property News

The only effective, long-term solution to deter irresponsible dog owners from leaving dog foul on farmland is to amend the Dog Fouling (Scotland) Act ...

NFU Scotland writes to Minister to stress for change in dog fouling legislation

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24 January 2016 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,Husbandry,News,NFU,Pigs,Sheep

Farmers who have come across flood-killed livestock on their land that don’t belong to them are advised to contact their local authority. With the ...

Scottish farmers urged to contact local authority if they come across flood-killed livestock

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21 January 2016 | Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

The search is on for potential high fliers who want to take their careers in agriculture onto the next stage through professional development and save...

Agricultural high-fliers sought for development programme

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19 January 2016 | Appointments,Husbandry,News,NFU

The government of Tristan da Cunha, a tiny south Atlantic island and British protectorate, said to be the most remote inhabited place in the world, is...

Farmer needed on the world's most remote island - have you got what it takes?

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19 January 2016 | Finance,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

Despite a difficult 2015 environment in UK farming, AgriBank, the UK’s only bank established by farmers for farmers continues to actively support farm...

LAMMA 2016: AgriBank to give support to British farming

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18 January 2016 | Cattle,Grassland,Husbandry,News,Produce

Reduced meat consumption might not lower greenhouse gas emissions from one of the world’s biggest beef producing regions, new research has found. The ...

Eating less meat might not be the way to go green, say researchers

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18 January 2016 | Finance,Government,Husbandry,News,Rural Life

After the debate between Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones and UKIP leader Nigel Farage, organised by the Institute for Welsh Affairs, the Farmers’ Un...

Farming Union of Wales highlights danger of Brexit

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Leading figures from the farming sector are set to come together for the National Farmers’ Union Annual Conference next month under the theme ‘Backing...

NFU conference has sights set on future of farming

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Elizabeth Truss today delivered a speech to delegates at the annual Oxford Farming Conference. Environment Secretary, Elizabeth Truss, said: "Thank...

Environment Secretary Truss full speech at the Oxford Farming Conference

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An agricultural revolution that would change the way we eat is being plotted in Oxford this week. More than 700 farmers and agricultural experts wi...

Farmers are urged to consider consequences of industrialised processes at Oxford conference

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CLA President Ross Murray looks forward to 2016 in a newly released statement explaining businesses in rural areas must be given tools to succeed. ...

'Rural businesses must be given tools to succeed in 2016', says CLA

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5 January 2016 | Arable,Husbandry,News,NFU,Property News

The new CAP greening rules came into force for the first time last year and Commissioner Hogan has pledged to simplify the rules where he can. In orde...

EU Commission to revisit CAP greening rules

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The Kennel Club will publish its first UK-wide code of practice for commercial dog walkers this year. The move is part of work to set standards to ...

Commercial dog walkers and land: Survey needs your input

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“We cannot hide from the fact that 2015 has been a tough year for Welsh farmers with market prices depressed across our key sectors and the impact of ...

'Welsh food and farming sector can capitalise on opportunities that will arise in 2016'

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NFU President Meurig Raymond shares his priorities for the farming sector as we enter 2016 and urges all levels of the government and food supply chai...

NFU New Year's message - 'We are entering a critical time for British farmers'

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Increased volatility and falling commodity prices across the sectors have seen farmers’ confidence drop to lower levels as seen last year, a new surve...

2015 has seen British farming face massive challenges, but hope remains for future growth

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