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12 November 2018 | Meat,News,Products,Supermarkets

A new app can help farmers finish cattle to retailers’ specifications with greater precision, avoiding lower prices for the farmer and waste in the va...

New app helps farmers finish cattle to retailers’ specifications

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7 November 2018 | Arable,Government,News,Products

Unless the Government can negotiate continued UK participation in the EU’s chemical regulation system, chemicals registered by UK companies won’t be v...

Slow progress on ensuring chemical safety post-Brexit, Committee finds

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6 November 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Slurry and Irrigation

Some would argue that it might be wrong to put a piece of equipment up on a pedestal. After climbing the steps up on to the ‘pedestal’, well, platf...

Shining separator success at Kemble Farms’ AD plant

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6 November 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A small British agritech company has announced previews of an early version of Wilma, its Artificial Intelligence (AI) interface. Wilma is the core...

Agritech start-up unveils intelligent and autonomous crop robot 'Wilma'

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Dairy farmers who supply Arla have just under a week left to apply for grants of up to £10,000 as part of McDonald's capital grant scheme. The fast...

McDonald's £10,000 grant to help farmers purchase new equipment

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24 October 2018 | Education,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Property News

A major new £2 million agri-tech centre has received a donation of £150,000, highlighting the growing importance of science in agriculture. Hartpur...

'World-leading' agri-tech centre receives £150,000 donation

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19 October 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A new revolutionary app is being launched which uses drones to make walking in the fields a thing of the past. And all that is needed is a smartpho...

'Skippy Scout' smartphone app flies drones for farmers

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11 October 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Products

The Government has rejected an application for emergency authorisation to use two products containing neonicotinoids to treat sugar beet seed next yea...

Emergency authorisation to use neonicotinoids rejected

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11 October 2018 | Government,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Global agri-tech companies met with the Government to drive further investment into the British farming industry. The companies, which included the...

Global agri-tech firms to help drive investment in British farming

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11 October 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A further £30 million funding towards the small grants scheme for farmers has been confirmed today by the Government. Defra has committed the finan...

Further round of funding for small grants scheme confirmed

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5 October 2018 | News,Products

An investment of £1m will improve the UK’s largest agribulk terminal at the Port of Immingham, a vital service for farmers and a major supply of ferti...

£1m investment announced to improve UK's largest agribulk terminal

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4 October 2018 | Animal Health,Dairy,News,Products,Property News

A new £1.3m dairy centre has been launched in the South West to offer an innovative environment for development within the industry. The South West...

New £1.3m dairy centre to look at futuristic milk production

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3 October 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Second-hand machinery sales gross over £11.3m in the third quarter of 2018 and September has seen the highest total since 2014. Cheffins, which con...

Second-hand machinery sales continue to boom

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2 October 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A grant for Welsh farmers to buy new equipment and machinery in a bid to encourage efficiency in the industry has been extended. The current fifth ...

Farm Business Grant for Welsh farmers extended to late October

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28 September 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Port Express Ltd, one of the UK’s leading providers of container transport services, has selected Vacu-Lug Tyre Management as its dedicated tyre manag...

Port Express team up with Vacu-Lug Tyre Management

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28 September 2018 | Dairy,News,Produce,Products

Scottish farmers have called for milk plastic packaging to be exempt from a Deposit Return Scheme due to fears it could bring an already strained indu...

Dairy farmers fear impact of deposit return scheme will strain industry

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27 September 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

Failing to reach a Brexit deal could cost food retailers and their supply chain a massive £9.3 billion, according to a new report by Barclays. As B...

'No deal' Brexit could cost food supply chain £9.3bn, report warns

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21 September 2018 | Finance,News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

The proposed merger between Sainsbury's and Asda raises "sufficient concerns" and will be referred to a more in-depth review by the Competition and Ma...

'Sufficient concerns': Investigation deepens into Sainsbury's and Asda merger

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19 September 2018 | Dairy,Education,News,Products

An agricultural college has been awarded £430,000 to construct a "modern digital hub" which will showcase the future of British farming. Askham Bry...

College awarded £430,000 to construct 'digital hub' for farming

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17 September 2018 | News,Produce,Products

The UK imported £23bn worth of consumable products from around the world further highlighting the UK's declining self-sufficiency, new figures show. ...

UK imported £23bn worth of food in first six months of 2018

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12 September 2018 | Dairy,News,Products

A dairy farm with a 500-cow herd could potentially make savings of nearly £50,000 a year and reduce its risk of polluting watercourses by removing the...

New technology at farm shown to extract 90% of water from slurry

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6 September 2018 | Education,News,Products

Schools can now submit their applications for the chance to become a farm for the day as a UK-wide competition for children commences. The NFU comp...

UK-wide school competition to see children engage with farming

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6 September 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

A food safety watchdog has confirmed that one-fifth of meat samples tested in 2017 contained DNA from animals that weren’t listed on the label. Amo...

One-fifth of meat samples contain wrong animal DNA, tests find

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6 September 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Poultry,Produce,Products

A 'no-deal' Brexit risks creating a dangerous two-tier food system between rich and poor, a major new report by a think-tank has warned. The less w...

Brexit risks creating a 'two-tier food system between rich and poor'

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2 September 2018 | News,Products,Renewables and Environment

Burning farm plastics and most types of agricultural waste will not be allowed in Scotland under exemption from 1 January 2019. The Scottish Enviro...

Scottish farmers no longer allowed to burn farm plastics under exemption

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