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20 October 2015 | Education,Finance,Forestry,Husbandry,News,Rural Life

EU-funded vocational training and advice programmes in rural areas cost too much to run, often duplicate existing programmes and favour established tr...

Rural training programmes “poorly managed and cost too much”, say EU auditors

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19 October 2015 | Finance,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

Farmers must embrace change and look at innovative ways to boost profits, according to supporters of the Farm & Rural Business Event. The new event...

Embrace change to boost profits, urges Farm & Rural Business Event

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19 October 2015 | Education,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

The Agriculture Innovation Centre, a £3 million building at Bridgwater College’s Cannington Centre, was officially opened by Dragon’s Den businesswoma...

Deborah Meaden opens Agriculture Innovation Centre

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16 October 2015 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

For the first time ever at EU level, a unique conference hosted by MEP Julie Girling will discuss the health and welfare challenges facing Europe’s eq...

Conference set to debate challenges facing EU equine population

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16 October 2015 | Feed and Forage,Husbandry,News,Produce,Animal Health

The existing frameworks for the regulation of GM insects will be scrutinised by the Lords Committee investigating GM insect technologies next week, Tu...

Lords Committee inquiry on GM insects looks at regulation

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Rural communities across the UK will have access to £138 million to create more jobs and boost the rural economy, Farming Minister George Eustice anno...

£138m available for local communities to grow UK's rural economy

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More than 600 food safety experts from 70 countries gathered in Milan yesterday for the opening of EFSA’s scientific conference, “Shaping the future o...

EFSA conference begins in Milan: shaping the future of food safety

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A simpler more flexible Common Agricultural Policy will reduce the impact of the volatility of the market and revitalise rural economies EU local and ...

Local governments demand a simpler CAP and review of EU rural development policy

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14 October 2015 | Arable,Forestry,Grassland,Husbandry,News

Environment Minister Rory Stewart today welcomed the £4 billion national parks generate for our economy as he encouraged the next generation to play a...

Seventy years of protecting UK's finest landscapes for next generation

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14 October 2015 | Arable,Grassland,Husbandry,News

CLA Cymru has warned that Welsh Government is at risk of rushing through the Environment (Wales) Bill rather than developing legislation that will tru...

'Welsh countryside needs an Environment Bill that is right', says CLA

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6 October 2015 | Arable,Husbandry,News,Property News

Since 2000, more than 36 million hectares, an area about the size of Japan, has been purchased or leased by foreign entities, mostly for agricultural ...

Land "grabbing" grows as agricultural resources worldwide dwindle

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With one in seven humans undernourished and with the challenges of population growth and climate change, the need for efficient food production has ne...

Bristol to host international conference on sustainable livestock

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2 October 2015 | Husbandry,News,NFU,Shows and Events

The NFU will quiz the Government on how it plans on delivering its commitment to a long-term economic plan for the food and farming industry, at a Con...

NFU to seek answers on how Government will deliver farming manifesto pledges

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LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), a leading organisation promoting sustainable farming has today launched a new guide: ‘Simply Sustainable Biodi...

LEAF launches 'Sustainable Biodiversity Guide' with the help of ASDA

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23 September 2015 | Animal Health,Education,Husbandry,News

Two horses rehomed at Writtle College after being rescued by World Horse Welfare feature in a new fundraising appeal for the charity. Mrs Potts and...

Two rescue horses feature in new charity campaign

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18 September 2015 | Education,Husbandry,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Rural Life

Technology and the internet are making its presence greater known to farmers, according to the industry’s largest independent study of how farmers run...

Farmers are using the internet more than ever, study shows

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2 September 2015 | Husbandry,News,NFU,Produce,Shows and Events

The UK Government must take action in 10 key areas to address the current farming crisis as British farmers join thousands of their European counterpa...

UK Government must work with European Commission on 10 point plan to back British farming

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19 August 2015 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Sheep,Shows and Events

The new Android App, developed by StockTrace, was showcased at the Wynnstay Sheep and Beef Event at Welshpool on 14 August and received great acclaim....

A round of App-lause for the new StockTrace Android App

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14 August 2015 | Arable,Husbandry,Market Reports,News,NFU

Today, August 14, marks the day in the calendar where the British larder would run bare if we fed the nation British food from January 1. This figure...

Back British Farming Day highlights need for greater UK self-sufficiency

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14 August 2015 | Animal Health,Husbandry,Meat,News,Sheep

A Yorkshire slaughterhouse, whose brutal treatment of sheep was revealed through undercover filming by Animal Aid, is reported to have gone into admin...

Slaughterhouse exposed for cruelty goes into administration

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12 August 2015 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Animal Health

Holstein UK have updated their type rankings yesterday (11 August) which confirms the Cogent stud as the out-and-out leader when it comes to transmitt...

Cogent dominates proven conformation chart

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30 July 2015 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Products

Hydor’s stalwart, Dennis Farr is celebrating 50 years service with the company this year and his colleagues are paying tribute to an impressive and ev...

Hydor pioneer celebrates 50 years

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17 June 2015 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Poultry

Due to increasingly stricter legislation in animal welfare and sustainability of production, commercial animal husbandry has gone through tremendous c...

From chicken to egg – Hennovation project launched

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6 February 2015 | Arable,Grassland,Husbandry,News

The final battle in this year’s war against blackgrass and other grassweeds needs careful planning, says Stuart Jackson of Dow AgroSciences. To dat...

Attention to detail critical in spring fight against grassweeds

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3 January 2014 | Animal Health

Improving the efficiency of lamb production was the main topic of discussion during a Farmers’ Union of Wales-organised visit to independent sheep con...

No magic bullet for improving lamb production, FUW farm visit told

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