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11 December 2017 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Government,News,Products

Decision day for EU blanket ban on neonicotinoids looms
Decision day for EU blanket ban on neonicotinoids looms

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11 December 2017 | Agri Safety,News,Property News,Rural Life,Top Tips
Farmers given advice as UK heads for deep freeze

The UK government has issued some helpful tips for farmers as the Met Office issues a Yellow Warning for snow and ice for much of the UK on Monday and...


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11 December 2017 | Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce
Chief Vet criticised for saying cage-free pledge a 'regrettable' move

A group of vets has openly criticised chief vet Nigel Gibbens for his suggestion that the cage-free commitment made by leading retailers is "regrettab...


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11 December 2017 | Finance,Grassland,News,Property News,Renewables
Welsh farmers reminded of Glastir Capital Works December deadline

Farmers have been reminded of the December deadline for Glastir capital works - and to request a derogation if they are struggling to complete their w...


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11 December 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
Conference set to hear about ‘world first’

World leading innovation in the farming sector will be showcased at a major agriculture conference in Carnoustie, Angus in February 2018. The ‘Han...


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11 December 2017 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Government,News,Products
Decision day for EU blanket ban on neonicotinoids looms

EU countries are poised to vote on a proposal to introduce tougher restrictions on three neonicotinoids in the coming days. Member states will meet...


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11 December 2017 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Supermarkets
Co-op says backing British farmers is 'cornerstone' to its food strategy

The Co-op has re-affirmed its commitment to British farmers at a recent farming conference, saying it is a "cornerstone" of its food strategy. Earl...


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11 December 2017 | Government,News
Most people support fresh EU referendum if 'no deal' is reached

Most voters would support a fresh in-out referendum on membership of the European Union if Theresa May could not secure a post-Brexit deal, according ...


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11 December 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Poultry,Top Tips
Fresh advice given on ways to spot bird flu following Netherlands case

The UK government has given out fresh advice following the news of the Netherlands issuing out a Poultry Housing Order because of a confirmed bird flu...


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11 December 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Rural Life
Farmers face barriers when implementing and embracing digital economy

Rural businesses and farmers are embracing the digital economy but face barriers in implementing due to a lack of skills and access to training in the...


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11 December 2017 | Government,News
David Davis wants 'Canada plus plus plus' Brexit deal with EU

David Davis has said the UK wants to secure a free-trade deal with no tariffs when it leaves the EU, in what has been described as a "Canada-plus plus...


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11 December 2017 | Appointments,Dairy,News
Dairy farmer from Carmarthenshire elected new Milk Board Chairman

A dairy farmer from Carmarthenshire has been elected as a farming union's new Milk Board Chairman. Gareth Richards, who has been appointed the role...


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11 December 2017 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Aldi launches programme to help small-scale producers

Retailer Aldi has launched a programme to give Scottish small-scale food producers the chance to secure their big break. The Scottish Small Supplie...


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10 December 2017 | Finance,Government,News
Farming union warns government inaction could see funds lost to NI farmers

Farmers are "beyond frustration" with the lack of progress on Northern Ireland’s Rural Development Programme (RDP), according to a farming union. T...


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9 December 2017 | Government,News,NFU
Transition period agreement must now take priority, says NFU

The National Farmers' Union has given a cautious welcome to conclusions on the first phase of the negotiations between the UK and the EU. Prime Min...


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8 December 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Poultry
Netherlands issue a Poultry Housing Order after confirmed outbreak of bird flu

The Netherlands have issued a Poultry Housing Order after a confirmed outbreak of the H5 strain of avian influenza on a duck farm. The Dutch author...



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8 December 2017 | Agri Safety,News,Rural Life
Snow disruption could 'cut off' rural areas, Met Office warns

The UK could see disruption as snow continues to fall on many parts of the UK, with the Met Office warning that rural areas could be 'cut off'. Sno...


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8 December 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Sheep,Top Tips
Wettest summer in years means high fluke and worm risk for sheep and cattle

The wettest summer for many years has led to a high risk of liver fluke infection in sheep and cattle across large areas of the UK. The warning inc...


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8 December 2017 | Dairy,Finance,Government,Market Reports,News
Brexit breakthrough 'vitally important steps in the right direction'

The food and farming industry has welcomed progress made between the UK Government and European Union on Brexit negotiations. Prime Minister Theres...


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8 December 2017 | Feed and Forage,News,Poultry
Large fire at German vitamin plant triggers increase in poultry feed costs

A huge increase in the cost of vitamins and synthetic pigments will add to poultry feed costs over the coming months, according to manufacturers. R...


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8 December 2017 | Government,Market Reports,News,Produce,Products
Trade deals 'should not undercut' Scotland's 'Unique Selling Point'

A farming union has warned International Trade Secretary Liam Fox not to undercut Scotland's Unique Selling Point when it comes to trading with other ...


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8 December 2017 | Agri Safety,Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,News,Shows and Events
'Grass isn't greener' British farmers discover when touring France

A group of 15 farmers crossed the channel to visit French farmers – and discovered the grass isn’t greener on the other side. Farmers in the AHDB M...


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8 December 2017 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Organic,Top Tips
Farmers invited to take part in diverse cropping project to increase yields

A leading research charity is inviting farmers to participate in a new project which is investigating how to maximise the performance of crop mixtures...


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8 December 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Latvia for Landia as new slurry mixers reduce energy and maintenance costs

Four new submersible propeller mixers made by Landia, are now successfully mixing a 20,000m3 slurry lagoon at a major dairy farm in western Latvia. ...


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8 December 2017 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Renewables
Farming industry concern as beavers return to Forest of Dean

Beavers are to return to the Forest of Dean under plans to reduce flood risk in the area, Defra Secretary Michael Gove has announced. After a beave...


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8 December 2017 | Government,News,Produce,Products
Industry relieved as May announces no 'hard border' with Ireland

There will be no "hard border" in Ireland as sufficient progress is made in Brexit talks, Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President...


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Farmers question credibility of proposals to ban live exports post-Brexit

Farmers have challenged the credibility of proposals to ban the live export of livestock from the UK following Brexit. The subject of banning live ...


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7 December 2017 | Finance,News
54,000 farmers receive 2017 BPS during first week of December

The Rural Payments Agency has announced that over 54,000 farmers in England received their 2017 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) money over the first few da...



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