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24 August 2016 | Finance,Government,News,Rural Life

UK warned to invest in agricultural workforce to survive post Brexit



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24 August 2016 | Finance,Government,News,Rural Life

The United Kingdom is being warned that it will need to invest in its agricultural workforce to survive in the wake of Brexit. Professor Tim Lang, ...


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23 August 2016 | Government,News,Shows and Events

Farmers will have the chance at the Dorset County Show to voice their opinions on what they think is needed from a future domestic agricultural policy...


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23 August 2016 | Agri Safety,News,Rural Life,Top Tips

Over the last few weeks there have been several barn fires across Somerset. Avon and Somerset Constabulary and Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue i...


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23 August 2016 | News,Shows and Events

The World Farmers’ Programme will be hosted at the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture when it holds its first European edition from 9 to 10 M...


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

Potato farmers and contractors are being reminded of a new dose rate limit for stored potato crops this season. This change is part of the gradual ...


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23 August 2016 | Animal Health,Education,News

The University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute and Hendrix Genetics, a global leader in animal breeding, have established a research agreement to impr...


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23 August 2016 | Government,News,Property News,Rural Life

A month before the application window closes, land managers are being urged to apply for 2017 Countryside Stewardship agreements. Rural organisatio...


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23 August 2016 | News,Pigs,Top Tips

Additional margins of up to £338 can be achieved by increasing UK sow litter sizes to 21 piglets, ABN have revealed. Using findings taken from a we...


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23 August 2016 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Rural Life

Five new areas are expected to commence badger culling this autumn, including Devon and Cornwall. The Government wants to press on with its strateg...


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23 August 2016 | News,Shows and Events

Cheffins, which conducts the largest monthly sale of tractors and agricultural machinery in the world, is celebrating its 20th anniversary at the Sutt...


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23 August 2016 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

First three winter wheat trials give yields close to the five-year average, according to harvest results from AHDB variety trials. Harvest results ...


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23 August 2016 | Husbandry,News,Products

A new interactive tool allows farmers to calculate meat, milk and eggs production as well as greenhouse-gas emissions from livestock. Released by t...


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23 August 2016 | News,Produce

The food service industry has a key role in supporting local produce and helping to protect the viability of our farms, the Ulster Farmers Union has s...


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23 August 2016 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,NFU,Rural Life

NFU Scotland has met with Rural Secretary Fergus Ewing on a Perthshire farm in a bid to get the Scottish Government to strip out gold-plating from wit...


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23 August 2016 | Meat Processing,News

A lack of transparency throughout the British beef supply chain is affecting returns for all, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Developmen...


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22 August 2016 | Agri Safety,News,Rural Life

Welsh farmers have voiced their concern about the way crime impacts their farming businesses. Newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent...


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22 August 2016 | Government,News

A director of a leading rural firm has urged the farming industry to work together for a better future and says it’s time to look forward with optimis...


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22 August 2016 | News,Shows and Events

A complete dispersal sale of a suckler cow herd, implements, machinery, tractors and 50 acres of winter grass keep will be held next month following a...


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22 August 2016 | News,Shows and Events

Three new records were set for Shropshire breed sheep and a complete flock of pedigree Llanwenog Sheep was sold at the successful seventh Traditional,...


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Rodway Young Farmers Club members studying at Bridgwater College’s Cannington Centre in Somerset had use of the most up-to-date tractor technology whe...


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22 August 2016 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Rural Life

The CLA has blamed the government for not delivering a pledge to help farmers and rural businesses reduce planning barriers. The organisation, whic...


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22 August 2016 | News,Sheep,Shows and Events

Team GB Olympians may have won huge amounts of medals in Rio, but GB’s sheep shearers can't be forgotten, who have won in their fields and setting equ...


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22 August 2016 | Finance,News,Pigs

The sustained recovery of pig prices since the spring has come at a time when retail pork prices have been fairly stable, AHDB Pork finds. As a res...


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22 August 2016 | Education,News

Writtle University College has officially launched its new name and brand identity to mark the start of a new chapter in its 123-year history. Havi...


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22 August 2016 | News,Poultry,Produce

The Co-op has announced its commitment to only providing free-range eggs with the launch of a dedicated egg farming group. Co-op’s egg farming grou...


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22 August 2016 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

The Food Standards Agency has today published research which shows consumers want the food industry to continue action to tackle campylobacter on chic...


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22 August 2016 | Dairy,Government,News

The president of the Canadian National Farmers Union has written to the EU's agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan to express dismay at the dairy sector...



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