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08 December 2016 | Online since 2003
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8 December 2016 | Dairy,Finance,News,Produce

Farmers warn milk processors not to use winter bonuses as alternative to 'meaningful' increases
Farmers warn milk processors not to use winter bonuses as alternative to 'meaningful' increases



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8 December 2016 | News,Renewables,Rural Life
Green gas production doubled in 2016 according to anaerobic digestion report

A new report being launched today at Westminster will emphasise the growth and development of the UK's anaerobic digestion sector, which consequently ...


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8 December 2016 | Finance,Government,News
Farmers welcome decision to review payment appeals system

Northern Ireland has announced a review of the process by which farmers can ask the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) t...


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8 December 2016 | Dairy,Finance,News,Produce
Farmers warn milk processors not to use winter bonuses as alternative to 'meaningful' increases

Farmers have warned milk processors must not use winter bonuses or other payment structures as an alternative to a 'meaningful' increase in the base m...


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8 December 2016 | News,Rural Life
Scottish farmers give evidence to Parliament over disappointment with Scottish Water

Farmers in Scotland have provided evidence to the Scottish Parliament surrounding issues with Scottish Water and Scottish Water Business Stream over b...


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8 December 2016 | News,Pigs,Products
World class US-pig enterprise invests in British technology

A huge North American pig enterprise is using British technology to help it achieve world-class performance, through precision farming. Thomas Live...


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8 December 2016 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News
New risk criteria helps transform performance of Potato Late Blight alert systems

New risk criteria which will transform the performance of Potato Late Blight alert systems has been revealed. Arising from research undertaken by t...


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7 December 2016 | News,Rural Life
Lack of good broadband 'holding back' rural businesses and farmers

Welsh farmers have stressed that more has to be done to improve mobile phone coverage and access to superfast broadband in rural Wales. Members of ...


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7 December 2016 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Sheep,Shows and Events
'Quality Standard Mark' British lamb tours Germany in bid to boost exports

British 'Quality Standard Mark' lamb has been touring central and southern Germany in a bid to boost its growing popularity. The visiting truck tou...


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7 December 2016 | Education,News,Shows and Events
Farming education initiative which inspires thousands of schoolchildren given financial boost

A popular countryside initiative which inspires thousands of eastern counties schoolchildren with vital messages from the world of food and farming ha...


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7 December 2016 | Appointments,Dairy,News
Dairy Council elects new chairman Ash Amirahmadi

Ash Amirahmadi, senior vice president of sales at Arla UK, has been elected chairman of the Dairy Council. Mr Amirahmadi is seen as a highly-respec...


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7 December 2016 | Animal Health,News,Pigs
Researchers find bacteria on US pig farm which can withstand 'crucial' antibiotics

Researchers from Ohio State University have found bacteria on a US pig farm that can withstand a crucial family of antibiotics. Carbapenems, as the...


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7 December 2016 | Government,News,Produce,Products
AHDB examines impact Brexit may have on EU-protected British produce

West Country beef and lamb, Melton Mowbray pork pies and Stilton cheese may still get EU protection from imitations – provided the UK does the same fo...


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7 December 2016 | Agri Safety,Machinery and Equipment,News
Man who drove tractor into path of train sentenced

A man who drove a tractor into the path of a train has been ordered to complete 150 hours unpaid work. Judge Paul Batty QC, hit out at Network Rail...


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7 December 2016 | Government,News
Young farmers meet Welsh government to discuss three 'key pillars' for post-Brexit policy

A group of young farmers from across Wales have discussed future post-Brexit Welsh agricultural policies with the government, emphasising a need for t...


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7 December 2016 | Finance,News,NFU
NFU applauds RPA's 'good start' with 2016 BPS but 'more must be done'

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has announced that over 51,000 farmers in England received their 2016 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) money over the first ...


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7 December 2016 | News,Shows and Events
Wanted: Bright ideas to shape the future of farming

Calling all farmers! Do you have a bright idea which needs some help to develop? Or a project that’s already under way which could be rolled out acros...


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7 December 2016 | Finance,News,Rural Life,Top Tips
Farmers urged to plan for financial strategy ahead of possible future downturn after 2020

Farmers could enjoy a buoyant couple of years ahead of Brexit but the industry may face another downturn after 2020, experts have warned. They emph...


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7 December 2016 | Dairy,Market Reports,News
More positive signs for dairy market as trade sees fourth successive rise in prices

Dairy product prices rose 3.5% at Global Dairy Trade's auction, the rise followed a 4.5% increase at the previous auction and a fourth consecutive ris...


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7 December 2016 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Poultry
Government issues poultry housing order amid heightening bird flu scare

The Government has declared an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone requiring that all poultry must be kept indoors, or otherwise kept separate from wild b...


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6 December 2016 | Agri Safety,News,Sheep
Sheep stolen from farm charity near Peterborough

Two Soay sheep have been stolen from a farming charity near Peterborough. The sheep, one of which was hand-raised, were taken overnight from Sacrew...


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6 December 2016 | Finance,News,Products
RSK Group acquires UK's largest farm consultancy Adas

RSK Group has today announced that it has acquired the UK’s largest independent farm consultancy business, Adas. The acquisition will see the Adas,...


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6 December 2016 | Government,News,Rural Life
Cumbrian commoners restart the process for a 'commons council' due to Brexit

Cumbrian commoners have revived plans for a 'commons council' to ensure commoning 'remains viable' in a post-Brexit world. Commons councils are sta...


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6 December 2016 | Government,News
Home Secretary Rudd 'accepts need' for overseas farm labour

Home Secretary Amber Rudd says the government has accepted the need for the agricultural industry to continue employing seasonal farm workers from the...


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6 December 2016 | Finance,News
RPA confirms 2016 payments to 51,000 farmers in England

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has announced that over 51,000 farmers in England received their 2016 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) money over the first ...


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6 December 2016 | News,Shows and Events
AHDB Beef & Lamb strategy to be discussed at levy payer events

The future strategic direction of AHDB Beef & Lamb will be among the subjects discussed at a series of levy payer open meetings being held in the New ...


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6 December 2016 | Agri Safety,Cattle,News,Rural Life
Suspended sentence for farmer whose cattle trampled man to death in Wiltshire

A farmer who was repeatedly warned to control his cows has been spared jail after a retired university professor was trampled to death in his field. ...


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6 December 2016 | Forestry,Government,News,Property News
Brexit offers forestry opportunity for land projects, says CLA

Brexit offers a new opportunity for landowners to provide more forestry by incentivising the sector, the CLA has said. Giving evidence to the Efra ...