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30 August 2016 | Animal Health,Cattle,Finance,News,Property News,Rural Life

Government grants new badger cull licences to combat 'devastating disease'



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30 August 2016 | News,Shows and Events

AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds and AHDB Potatoes are uniting to showcase evidence-based developments in agronomy this December. Initially a single day foc...


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30 August 2016 | News,Organic,Produce,Products,Rural Life,Supermarkets

Co-ops have met with Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing to discuss the potential for more collaboration withi...


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30 August 2016 | Crops and Cereals,News

The early sowing of wheat has possibly lost favour and indeed is frowned upon by many growers and agronomists who have moved away from this concept du...


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30 August 2016 | Animal Health,Cattle,Finance,News,Property News,Rural Life

New badger culling licenses have been granted in areas of England to tackle bovine TB, Farming Minister George Eustice has said. Defra said bovine ...


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30 August 2016 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Rural Life

Improving wheat yield to help cope with feeding the world’s booming population is the aim behind a new research project led by scientists at the Unive...


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30 August 2016 | Crops and Cereals,Husbandry,News,Rural Life

The preliminary results of the June 2016 Agricultural Census have been released by Northern Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural...


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30 August 2016 | Animal Health,News,Pigs

Another case of Swine Dysentery has been diagnosed on a farm in Yorkshire, initially by clinical sign and confirmed by tests. Further details of th...


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30 August 2016 | Finance,News

Caution has been urged for rural businesses considering incorporation, says Chartered Accountants Saffery Champness. Former Chancellor George Osbor...


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30 August 2016 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

New research reveals that agricultural firms are leading the adoption of drone technology. A study of 3,045 UK adults published in the The UK Drone...


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29 August 2016 | Crops and Cereals,News,Shows and Events

2016 marks the twentieth anniversary of the highly coveted Potato Industry Award, to be presented to a new winner at the AHDB Seed Industry Event dinn...


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29 August 2016 | Finance,News,Produce,Rural Life,Supermarkets

A new survey has revealed that the vast majority of British consumers believe it is the responsibility of businesses and the government to make food f...


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28 August 2016 | News,Produce,Rural Life,Shows and Events

A series of summits to drive forward the rural economy; discuss investment and consider Scotland’s role in the EU will be hosted by Rural Economy Secr...


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27 August 2016 | Crops and Cereals,News,Top Tips

In the last few years it has become increasingly apparent that the concept of placing the autumn N and P fertiliser alongside the seed is being widely...


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27 August 2016 | Animal Health,News

The Green Party will be speaking at the first ever global day of action against long distance live animal transport, 'Animals are Not Freight'. Kei...


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27 August 2016 | News,Property News,Rural Life

The Scottish farming sector is urging legislators to continue to consult with farmers and crofters as the Land Reform Act continues to take shape. ...


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26 August 2016 | Finance,News,Renewables,Slurry and Irrigation

A farmer has been ordered to pay £8,957 in fines and costs for polluting a stream near a popular Cornish holiday beach. On 9 July 2015 the Environm...


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26 August 2016 | Finance,News,Property News,Rural Life

Around 600 farm workers have left the agriculture industry in Northern Ireland over the past year, new figures show. The size of the agricultural l...


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26 August 2016 | Dairy,Finance,News

First Milk has announced that it will increase its September milk prices by up to 1.25ppl. In a letter to members today, chairman Clive Sharpe said...


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26 August 2016 | Animal Health,Cattle,News

All cattle farmers are being asked to help compile an accurate assessment of antibiotic use within their herds in a major national survey. Carried ...


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26 August 2016 | Dairy,Finance,News

The precise details of the 500 million euro aid package for the dairy and other livestock sector announced by Commissioner Phil Hogan in July have bee...


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26 August 2016 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,News

British Sugar and NFU Sugar have announced the sugar beet contract terms for next year heralding a 'new era' with both one and three year terms availa...


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26 August 2016 | Arable,News

Syngenta oilseed rape variety, SY Harnas, delivered 23% higher than average yield, compared to all hybrids in a Scottish on-farm field scale trial ...


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26 August 2016 | News,Shows and Events

Open discussion and innovative thinking are the key to shaping a viable food and farming industry, and a new annual event aims to facilitate just that...


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26 August 2016 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Plants are adapting to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide according to a new study from the University of Southampton. The research, published i...


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26 August 2016 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events

Somerdale International has been presented with its Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset M...


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26 August 2016 | Education,News,Shows and Events

A globe-spanning video and poster contest is asking the world's children to help highlight how climate change is making the task of feeding a growing ...


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26 August 2016 | Crops and Cereals,Market Reports,News

UK wheat stocks at the end of 2015/16 increased by 34% year-on-year to the highest on records going back to 2007, according to the latest Defra cereal...



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