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16 October 2018 | Online since 2003

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Higher commodity prices and strong BPS payments are providing British farmers a welcome boost following Brexit woes since 2016. The favourable cond...

Machinery sales thrive as farmers bounce back from Brexit woes

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26 June 2018 | Market Reports,News

The number of farmer co-operatives operating in the UK has fallen for the fifth consecutive year, down to 420 from a 2014 high of 445. The Co-opera...

UK farmer co-operatives decline for fifth consecutive year

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24 June 2018 | Market Reports,News,Produce,Products

The value of UK vegetable exports reached record levels last year, according to figures released by Defra. Vegetable exports were worth more than £...

Value of UK vegetable exports reach record level but imports still higher

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18 June 2018 | Dairy,Market Reports,News

The world will be consuming an extra 304 million tonnes of milk (295 billion litres) per year by 2030 as global population increases, according to a n...

Growth in dairy: World to consume extra 304m tonnes of milk by 2030

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The shortage of migrant labour facing UK farmers could hit both supplies and prices of seasonal fruit and vegetables this summer, a new market report ...

Migrant labour shortage may hit food prices, new report warns

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21 May 2018 | Market Reports,News,Poultry,Produce

The free range egg sector has highlighted concerns of oversupply and decreased prices as recent figures show supplies have surged more than 10 percent...

Free range egg sector concerns over oversupply and decreased prices

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21 May 2018 | Government,Market Reports,News,Pigs,Produce

The Asia-Pacific region continues to offer opportunities for the UK pork sector as an increased presence builds up to reap the rewards of overseas tra...

UK pork sector increases presence in Asia Pacific to reap export deals

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Productivity on UK farms has improved significantly, according to new figures from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The figu...

Industry looks to emerging agri-tech to further boost farm productivity

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Latest figures released by Defra show the number of producers farming organically increased by almost 2% in 2017 - the first increase in at least six ...

Number of organic farmers rises by almost 2 percent in 2017

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18 May 2018 | Dairy,Finance,Market Reports,News

Butter prices have reached seasonal record highs every month since March 2017, peaking at over £6,000/tonne. The start of 2018 is continuing that t...

Butter prices reach seasonal record highs

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A new study has highlighted major concerns surrounding a potential UK and US free trade deal, saying it could "destroy large parts of British farming"...

US-UK FTA could 'destroy large parts of British farming', report warns

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Farming unions have appealed to the government to adopt a customs arrangement with the EU that allows beef and lamb to be exported to established mark...

Unions urge customs arrangement with EU to allow flow of beef and lamb exports

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11 May 2018 | Dairy,Finance,Market Reports,News

UK milk prices are being held back mainly as a result of a lower number of solids in the milk compared to other EU dairy producing nations. Recent ...

UK milk prices held back by lower milk solids

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9 May 2018 | Finance,Forestry,Market Reports,News,Products

Farmers and landowners have been told they are missing out on healthy returns in the forestry sector, which has been boosted by tax incentives and inc...

Landowners 'missing out' on healthy returns in forestry sector

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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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2 May 2018 | Market Reports,News,Property News

The number of farms publicly marked in England during the first three months of the year fell, with poor weather delaying some launches and others cho...

Slow start to the year for English farmland market but prices steady

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Canada holds "great potential" and is "incredibly important" as an emerging market for British meat post-Brexit. Currently the sixth largest import...

Canada holds 'great potential' as emerging market for British meat

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30 April 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Market Reports,News

The stocks of potatoes held by growers at the end of March totalled 1.3Mt, according to an Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board estimate. ...

Potato stocks reach 1.3m tonnes but marketing season may extend

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27 April 2018 | Finance,Government,Market Reports,Meat,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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26 April 2018 | Dairy,Market Reports,News

Exports of cheese from the UK surpassed the £615 million mark last year – rising 23 per cent from 2016, according to the latest figures from HMRC. ...

UK cheese exports increase by 23 percent and surpass £615m

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19 April 2018 | Government,Market Reports,News,Produce,Products

Understanding consumer needs in different countries and avoiding a "one-size-fits-all" approach will reap rewards for UK food and farming exports. ...

Avoid 'one-size-fits-all' approach to reap rewards for UK farm exports, report says

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11 April 2018 | Dairy,Market Reports,News

British milk production has finished the 2017-18 milk year at 12,402m litres, up 349m litres compared to the previous year, reaching near record level...

Milk production up 350m litres in 2017-18 but hampered by adverse weather

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8 April 2018 | Government,Market Reports,News,Pigs

The EU pig industry may benefit from the looming trade war between the United States and China, according to AHDB Pork. In March, the US announced ...

EU pig industry may benefit from US-China trade dispute

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7 April 2018 | Feed and Forage,Market Reports,News

UK farmers have said Irish fodder aid schemes add to concerns over the impact months of wet weather are having on fodder supplies and prices. Dimin...

UK farmers concerned about Irish fodder aid schemes

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29 March 2018 | Finance,Market Reports,News

The cost of farming inputs has increased by 4.54 percent in the six months up to February 2018, according to latest figures. Anglia Farmers' (AF) l...

Farming input costs increase by 4.5% in six months up to February 2018

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