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21 April 2018 | Government,News

Irish farmers call for UK to remain in single market and customs union
Irish farmers call for UK to remain in single market and customs union

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21 April 2018 | Government,News
Irish farmers call for UK to remain in single market and customs union

An Irish farmers' leader has called for the United Kingdom to remain within both the Customs Union and the Single Market when it leaves the EU. Wit...


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20 April 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Products
France to ban vegan products from using terms like 'sausage' and 'steak'

French MPs have voted to ban vegan and vegetarian products from using terms enjoyed by their meat counterparts, such as 'sausage' and 'steak'. The ...


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20 April 2018 | Cattle,Education,News,Produce,Shows and Events
UK to celebrate Great British Beef Week from 23 April

NFU president Minette Batters is calling on the British public to get behind Great British Beef Week, which returns for the eighth consecutive year ne...


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20 April 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Rural Life
Farmers and rural businesses urged to apply for Land Rover Bursary

Applications to win the use of a Land Rover Discovery Commercial or Discovery Sport from a leading rural charity is set to close on April 30th. Now...


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20 April 2018 | Dairy,News,Renewables and Environment
Report criticising dairy industry 'cherry picks statistics to paint false picture'

The environmental and nutritional contribution of the UK dairy sector has been "wilfully misrepresented", according to Dairy UK. The comments follo...


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20 April 2018 | News,Sheep
Extension agreed for Scottish Upland Sheep Support Scheme

The Scottish Government has announced an extension to the application period under the Scottish Upland Sheep Support Scheme (SUSSS). The scheme, wo...


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20 April 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Feed and Forage,News,Organic
Rising demand for organic feed presents opportunities for arable farming

The demand for organic animal feed is increasing, with a new report revealing that demand significantly outstrips supply. The Soil Association’s Or...


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20 April 2018 | Finance,News
RPA urged to open drop-in centres 'immediately' to avoid BPS 2018 delays

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has been called to open its doors "immediately" to avoid delays in the lead up to the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 ...


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20 April 2018 | Government,News
Unite on Brexit to stop farming disruption between NI, UK and RoI, Minister warns

A prominent Northern Irish politician has called for a unified Brexit position as agricultural disruption could occur between Northern Ireland, the re...


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20 April 2018 | Cattle,Government,News,Produce
UK farmers call on EU to postpone beef talks with Mercosur

A UK farming union will add its voice to those calling for the European Commission to postpone negotiations with the Mercosur Bloc on beef. Next Mo...


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20 April 2018 | News,Rural Life
Family farm businesses help generate £15bn to UK economy

A new report has revealed British family farm businesses help generate £15 billion gross value added (GVA) for the UK economy. The new UK Family Bu...


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19 April 2018 | Animal Health,Finance,News
NI farmers should not pay for unnecessary TSE sampling, union warns

The Ulster Farmers’ Union says it will oppose government plans to charge farmers for testing for Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs). ...


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19 April 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Produce
New standards adopted to prevent destructive agricultural pests

The body charged with keeping global trade in plant products safe has adopted new standards aimed at preventing destructive agricultural pests from ju...


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19 April 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
Winning Apprentice Josh has the edge at Landia

Josh Edge from leading international pump and mixer manufacturer, Landia, has won SBC Training’s coveted Apprentice of the Year Award. Twenty-two-y...


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19 April 2018 | Government,News
MEPs highlight 'deep concerns' in UK ability to get good Brexit deal for farmers

MEPs have penned an open letter to Trade Secretary Liam Fox expressing "deep concerns" about the Government's progress and ability to secure a good de...



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19 April 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life
Barriers to rural development revealed in planning survey

Rural businesses still face barriers to housing and economic development in the countryside despite the Government’s attempt to make the planning syst...


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19 April 2018 | Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment
New project looks at promoting agroforestry in UK

A research project is looking at promoting agroforestry with hopes it could change how the British countryside looks and functions in the future. T...


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19 April 2018 | Finance,News,Renewables and Environment
Farmer ordered to pay out £36,170 for water abstraction and nitrate pollution

A farmer has been ordered to pay £36,170 after causing nitrate pollution and illegally abstracting water. On 16 April 2018, Telford Magistrates’ Co...


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19 April 2018 | Government,News
Agriculture bill to be published in second half of 2018, Gove announces

The agriculture bill, first mentioned in last year's Queen's Speech, will be published in the second half of 2018, the government has announced. De...


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19 April 2018 | Agri Safety,Finance,Government,News,Rural Life
Union welcomes £250k support package after 'unprecedented spell of bad weather'

Scottish farmers have welcomed a £250,000 Government package of support to help address the impact of recent extreme weather. It follows several we...


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19 April 2018 | Government,Market Reports,News,Produce,Products
Avoid 'one-size-fits-all' approach to reap rewards for UK farm exports, report says

Understanding consumer needs in different countries and avoiding a "one-size-fits-all" approach will reap rewards for UK food and farming exports. ...


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19 April 2018 | Agri Safety,Finance,News
Farm company fined £400,000 after teenage boy's tractor death

A farm company has has been fined £400,000 after a 19-year-old employee died when the tractor he was driving collided with a bridge. Cambridge Crow...


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18 April 2018 | News,Rural Life
Motorists warned to take care on rural roads as pothole problem worsens

Motorists should take extra care as prolonged harsh weather and limited highway maintenance programmes are taking their toll on countryside routes. ...


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18 April 2018 | Dairy,News
'Unsustainable': Muller places milk service delivery operation under review

A food service delivery operation supplying fresh milk to 3,000 non-residential customers in England and Wales, which is suffering losses of around £5...


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18 April 2018 | Agri Safety,News,Sheep
CCTV catches dogs attacking and killing pregnant ewe in North Yorkshire

Police are investigating an incident in which dogs attacked and killed a pregnant ewe on a farm near Tadcaster, North Yorkshire. At about 8pm on 14...


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18 April 2018 | Agri Safety,News,Rural Life
Minister agrees to review sentencing for fly-tipping

The government will review sentencing for those found guilty of fly-tipping waste in the countryside after a parliamentary Committee explored the issu...


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18 April 2018 | Finance,News
Support package worth £250,000 announced for Scottish farmers

The Scottish government has announced a support package worth £250,000 to help farmers who have experienced recent severe weather. The package of s...



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