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29 May 2019
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Confirms Hold for June Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods amba’s on account price for conventional and organic milk for June 2019 will remain unchanged, meaning Arla’s farmer-owners will continue to receive 30.23 pence for a UK manufacturing litre for conventional milk and 41.98 pence per...
View news from United Kingdom Farming Unions Urge New MEPs to Engage with Farming Communities
UK - Responding to the results of the European elections, the four UK farming union Presidents are calling on the newly elected UK MEPs to listen to the views of their agricultural communities and help shape an enabling policy environment for the 75,000...
20 May 2019
View news from United Kingdom MPs Urged to Protect Future of British Dairy
UK - Dr Judith Bryans, Chief Executive of Dairy UK, has urged MPs to urgently come together and agree to the shape of the UK's future relationship with the EU so that the dairy industry can adequately plan for the future....
View news from United Kingdom Full Compensation for Actual Losses Suffered Needed
UK - NFU Scotland responded last week to a consultation into a proposed Members Bill on livestock worrying, urging the Scottish Government to ensure provision for full compensation based on actual losses suffered is provided for....
17 May 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFU Calls for Increased Mental Health Support for Farmers
UK - Mental health support for rural areas will become ever more important as the farming industry comes up against some of its greatest challenges, NFU Vice President Stuart Roberts has said....
15 May 2019
View news from United Kingdom Livestock Farmers Urged to Follow Guidance to Prevent Bluetongue Spreading to UK
UK - NFU Scotland has joined other organisations from across the livestock sector to urge farmers to think carefully about importing animals from areas that are known to be infected with bluetongue (BTV) virus. ...
30 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom Refreshed Dairy Focus for AHDB
SCOTLAND, UK - AHDB is now recruiting an additional person to work with Scottish dairy farmers, after the Scottish Dairy Hub officially moved to NFUS in February. ...
29 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Confirms Hold for May Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods amba’s on account price for conventional and organic milk will remain the same for May 2019. ...
25 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom Bew Review Must Deliver for Scotland on Convergence
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has repeated its position that Scotland’s farm funding shortfall of almost £190 million must be addressed in the current Review of Intra-UK Allocation of Domestic Farm Funding, being led by Lord Bew....
09 April 2019
View news from United Kingdom UK Unions Seek European Farmers' Support on Need to Avoid 'No Deal' Brexit
UK - Faced with ongoing division amongst politicians and continued uncertainty, the Presidents of NFU Scotland, Ulster Farmers' Union, NFU and NFU Cymru have written to the presidents of farming unions in Europe stating their unequivocal position that...
27 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Morrisons Signs Up to Arla UK 360 Farms Standards Programme
UK - Arla Foods' new farming standards programme Arla UK 360 continues to gain traction as Morrisons becomes the first retailer to commit to supporting the standards across its entire Arla milk supply....
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Urges Chancellor to Act Now to Revise No-Deal Applied Tariffs
UK - Last week, the UK farming unions joined NFU Scotland in writing to Chancellor Philip Hammond warning that the recent UK applied tariff policy announcement is another example of how British farming will be damaged by a no-deal Brexit....
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Confirms April Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods amba’s on account price for conventional milk price will remain the same for April 2019. ...
15 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Buying, Selling Cattle can Link Individual Farms to Thousands of Others Per Purchase
UK - Understanding the complex networks of "contact chains" between British farms, could help identify potential routes for spread of infections and improve disease control strategies for the cattle industry....
14 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Tariff Reduction Proposals Undermine UK Food Security
UK - Publication of the Government’s tariff schedule in the event of a no-deal Brexit has further exposed the catastrophic impact that a no deal would have on the nation’s farming; food and drink sectors and the wider rural economy....
11 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Why a No-deal Brexit is Catastrophic for British Farming
UK - The NFU has said everything must to be done to avoid a no-deal Brexit, and the catastrophic impact this could have on British farming....
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Aims for Carbon Net Zero Dairy
UK - Europe’s largest dairy cooperative, Arla Foods, has announced its latest ambitions to be achieved by 2050....
07 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Dairy Marketing Hits the Big Screen
UK - Cinema advertising will be used for the first time in AHDB Dairy's joint £1.2 million consumer marketing campaign with Dairy UK, which runs nationwide for ten weeks from 11 March....
06 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFU Applauds Appointment of New Defra Minister
UK - According to the National Farmers' Union, Defra has appointed a new minister....
01 March 2019
View news from United Kingdom Brit Dairy Farmers to Benefit from Share as Final Vote in Favour of Payout Concluded
UK - Arla Foods, the UK’s biggest farmer-owned dairy company, has announced that its British owners will receive a total of £64m (€70 million) as their 2018 year-end bonus from a European wide pay-out of £245 million (€290 million)....
26 February 2019
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Confirms Unchanged March Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods amba’s conventional milk price for March 2019 will stay unchanged, with the manufacturing price per litre remaining at 30.24 pence from 1 March 2019 for Arla’s farmer owners....
25 February 2019
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Returns All Profits to Farmers with Strong Revenue Growth in UK
UK - Arla Foods amba last week announced its Group results for 2018¹, revealing strong growth in the UK, its largest market....
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Pushes for Opportunity for Change in Scottish Agriculture Post-Brexit
SCOTLAND, UK - The opportunity for change within the Scottish agricultural industry post-Brexit was the focus for NFU Scotland as it attended the Scottish Liberal Democrat Conference on Friday (22 February)....
22 February 2019
View news from United Kingdom Strategies to Optimise Silage Quality, Cattle Health
SCOTLAND, UK - Strategies to boost silage quality and optimise herd and calf health will be the focus of the next Borders Monitor farm meeting on Wednesday (6 March) at Whitriggs Farm, near Denholm....
18 February 2019
View news from United Kingdom 50 UK farms selected in GrassCheckGB initiative
UK - 50 farms from England, Scotland and Wales have been selected as pilot farmers in GrassCheckGB – the new initiative aiming to help all farmers across Great Britain improve grassland productivity and pasture utilisation....
07 February 2019
View news from United Kingdom Dairy Farmers Can Now Benchmark Against the Top Dairies
UK - Dairy farmers can now benchmark themselves against the top five percent of farms following an update to AHDB Dairy’s key performance indicators (KPIs) which were revealed at Dairy-Tech ....
01 February 2019
View news from United Kingdom UK One Health Report on antimicrobial resistance published
UK - The UK One Health Report, published Thursday 31 January, brings together data on the levels of antibiotic use in humans and animals, said DEFRA...
23 January 2019
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Confirms Unchanged February Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods amba’s conventional milk price for February 2019 will be unchanged, with the manufacturing price per litre remaining at 30.24 pence from 1 February 2019 for Arla’s farmer owners....
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