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28 September 2016 | Diversification,Finance,News,Products,Rural Life

New analysis identifies potential multi-million pound market for green farming post-Brexit
New analysis identifies potential multi-million pound market for green farming post-Brexit



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29 September 2016 | News,Rural Life
Union encouraging women from across industry to get involved at all levels

As the deadline approaches for a Women in Agriculture online survey, NFU Scotland is encouraging women from across the industry, no matter what role t...


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29 September 2016 | Animal Health,Cattle,Finance,Government,Meat Processing,News
Loss of EU funding and double regulation could hamper beef market, Plaid Cymru warns

Brexit could mean a "double whammy" for the beef and dairy industries in Wales, Plaid Cymru has warned. The party’s Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Ru...


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29 September 2016 | Education,Finance,News
Universities secure more than £1.5m funding for agricultural research

A wide range of universities have been successful in securing more than £1.5m of funding through six awards from the Sustainable Agriculture Research ...


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28 September 2016 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Rural Life
Average cost of agricultural production falls for a third consecutive year, figures show

The average cost of agricultural production has fallen for a third consecutive year, the latest figures have revealed. The figures, from Anglia Far...


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28 September 2016 | News,Renewables,Rural Life,Shows and Events
'Farming in a changing climate': Northern Ireland gears up for Environment Week with farming theme

Northern Ireland’s Agricultural Minister has spoken about the importance of caring for the natural environment, ahead of Northern Ireland Environment ...


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28 September 2016 | Dairy,Finance,News
52,000 farmers from 27 EU countries participate in Milk Production Reduction Scheme

€150 million of the Milk Production Reduction Scheme has been almost fully subscribed (98.9 %). Applications made offering to reduce production in ...


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28 September 2016 | News,Rural Life,Slurry and Irrigation
Poor ground conditions prompts farming union to issue warning about slurry

Poor ground conditions are preventing many farmers from spreading slurry, the Ulster Farmers Union has said. But as the start of the closed period ...


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28 September 2016 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,News,NFU
Farmers urged to challenge Scottish government over CAP failures

MSPs have been urged to challenge the government over the 'flawed delivery' of CAP support payments for 2015. Scottish farming union NFU Scotland s...


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28 September 2016 | Dairy,News,Produce,Shows and Events
Farming union hands out free samples of milk to Aberystwyth University freshers to show benefits of dairy

Aberystwyth University freshers have learnt about the health benefits of drinking milk and making it part of their daily diet. The Farmers’ Union o...


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28 September 2016 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Shows and Events
AHDB opens door to arable advances at CropTec show

Growers will be able to discuss arable advances with a diverse range of experts, when AHDB opens its stand’s door at the CropTec show. Taking place...


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28 September 2016 | Appointments,News,Produce,Shows and Events
From boyband to bangers - JB Gill announced as ambassador for Sausage Week 2016

Jonathan Benjamin ‘JB’ Gill has been announced as the ambassador for British Sausage Week 2016, the annual sausage celebration which rewards those ban...


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28 September 2016 | Diversification,Finance,News,Products,Rural Life
New analysis identifies potential multi-million pound market for green farming post-Brexit

Farmers could benefit from a new scheme to direct millions of pounds towards farming methods that reduce flooding, provide clean water and restore wil...


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28 September 2016 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Dairy Council urges primary schools to dance in celebration of milk for World School Milk Day

Learning good lifestyle habits, such as being active and eating the right types and amounts of food and drink is key to helping children maintain a he...


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28 September 2016 | Finance,News,Pigs
Russia challenges WTO ruling on EU pork ban

The Russian government has launched an appeal against a recent World Trade Organisation ruling that its import ban on EU pork is illegal. The WTO r...


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28 September 2016 | Finance,News,NFU,Sheep
'Our business could be compromised due to continued failure': Upland farmers voice RPA concerns

Upland farmers have told the Rural Payments Agency that their businesses could be compromised by the organisation's "continued failure" to meet deadli...


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28 September 2016 | Government,News,NFU,Produce,Supermarkets
'British farmers need protection when they trade abroad': NFU calls for European equivalent of GCA

The National Farmers Union has called for the European equivalent of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) to tackle unfair trading practices abroad. ...


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27 September 2016 | Finance,News,Organic
Welsh government announces Glastir Organic payments for farmers

The Welsh government has today revealed news about the window for Expressions of Interest to Glastir Organic. The announcement has been made by the...


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27 September 2016 | Animal Health,News,Rural Life
Farmers and conservation groups work together in Oxfordshire to help threatened bird species

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and local farmers in Oxfordshire are celebrating the completion of a pilot project to protect an ...


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27 September 2016 | Animal Health,Government,News
Safeguarding animal health and welfare 'at the heart' of veterinary Brexit priorities

The veterinary sector has called on the UK government to ensure existing animal health and welfare protection standards are 'at least maintained' when...


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27 September 2016 | Agri Safety,Meat Processing,News,Sheep
Sheep stolen and killed for their meat prompts police to issue warning about contamination

Northamptonshire police have issued a warning about contaminated meat after sheep were stolen and killed for their meat on the county border with Rutl...


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27 September 2016 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Organic,Top Tips
'Innovative Farmers' look for alternatives to glyphosate to terminate cover crops

Agricultural purchasing group Anglia Farmers are running a new field lab through the Innovative Farmers network, investigating alternative ways to ter...


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27 September 2016 | Finance,News,Shows and Events
18 year old Jack travels over 1000 miles and raises £7316 for rural charities

In July, 18 year old Jack Walton, a budding auctioneer from Worcestershire, set off on his charity fundraiser, travelling over 1,000 miles, to raise m...


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27 September 2016 | News,Pigs
Pig industry 'surprised' by government figures showing increase in English pig herd

Government figures from the English pig survey show an increase in the total pig herd, with reported numbers up 2%, to 3.9 million head. AHDB Pork ...


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27 September 2016 | Dairy,News
Smaller herd and reduced milk yield reasons for decrease in British milk production

British milk production from January to July 2016 was 247m litres lower than over the same period last year, after adjusting for the leap year, new st...


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27 September 2016 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Sheep,Supermarkets
Marks and Spencer's to source lamb from British farms for a further six weeks in 2017

Retailer Marks and Spencer’s has announced that they will be extending their UK sourcing of lamb by a further six weeks in 2017. The move has been ...


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27 September 2016 | Agri Safety,News
Firefighters across Somerset tend to large farm fire

Firefighters across Somerset have had to tend to a large fire on a farm in Othery, Somerset last night. Six fire engines arrived at the farm to rep...


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27 September 2016 | News,Rural Life
Charity shock as Shetland pony is stolen from Essex centre - police seek information

Staff from Redwings Horse Sanctuary have spoken of their shock after a Miniature Shetland Pony was stolen from its Ada Cole centre near Harlow in Esse...



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