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Latest Knight high-output sprayers at LAMMA 2015

Latest Knight high-output sprayers at LAMMA 2015
Latest Knight high-output sprayers at LAMMA 2015
Knight Farm Machinery will be featuring its latest high-output sprayers in trailed and self-propelled versions at LAMMA 2015 in January. With a ch...
19-12-2014 01:55 AM | Animal Health, Cattle, News, Veterinary News
Animal charities 'deeply disappointed' as Defra endorses next cull
Animal welfare charities have reacted strongly to the announcement by Nigel Gibbens, the Chief Veterinary Officer that DEFRA's badger cull policy shou...
19-12-2014 01:48 AM | Finance, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
2014: A year of CAP reform preparations and volatile prices
2014 has been a year of learning and preparation for farmers ahead of the introduction of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which is now almos...
18-12-2014 11:25 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
'Huge issues' with Russian grain export licences
EU grains closed mixed, but with wheat marching on to fresh highs for the move on the developing Russian situation. Paris wheat came within a whisker ...
18-12-2014 11:23 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
Wheat market closes with strong gains amid Russia turmoil
Soycomplex Beans closed with small gains at the end of a two-sided session. A trade delegation of Chinese buyers in Chicago were reported to have s...
First public showing for new Case IH Farmall A at LAMMA 2015
Amongst a host of new products being exhibited by Case IH at LAMMA 2015 will be the company’s new Farmall A tractor, production of which is scheduled ...
18-12-2014 11:01 AM | Animal Health, Cattle, News, Veterinary News
Government determined to continue with culling, says Truss
Further measures to combat TB in cattle has been announced today by Defra as Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss said the government must continue w...
18-12-2014 10:59 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Be prepared for spring fertiliser applications, advises UK's leading supplier
Arable and grassland farmers should ensure that they have adequate supplies of fertiliser in store this winter to avoid being caught out in the event ...
18-12-2014 10:54 AM | Dairy, Machinery and Equipment, News
Finland’s largest dairy farm opens doors to the public
Finland’s largest dairy farm Finnmilk, with 600 cows, has opened its doors to the public as it starts milk production with the DeLaval AMR (Automated ...
18-12-2014 10:45 AM | Finance, News
RPA farm grants bolstering UK farm businesses
At a time when prices for farmers' produce is falling, many welcome the support grants made by the Rural Payments Agency, meeting its end of December ...
18-12-2014 10:34 AM | Cattle, Dairy, Finance, News
Suffering dairy market shows signs of recovery
Though the dairy market continues to suffer from low prices, the rate of decline is slowing and could even show a price recovery predicted in the next...
18-12-2014 10:17 AM | News, Property News
Rural businesses slam mobile coverage deal
Rural businesses have slammed proposals to deliver mobile phone coverage to 90 percent of the country by 2017. The commitment has been agreed by t...
18-12-2014 02:23 AM | Machinery and Equipment, News
JC machinery to introduce new fertiliser spreader at LAMMA 2015
Although no details are available, JC Machinery will be launching a new fertiliser spreader at LAMMA and you are invited to come along and view it at ...
18-12-2014 02:09 AM | Cattle, Dairy, Finance, News
Farmers 'disgusted' by Grocery Adjudicator's lack of teeth
Sharp decreases in the price of commodities, such as milk, lamb and beef, have highlighted the limitations of the Grocery Code Adjudicator. The Ten...
Tractor Show returns in the spring
In March 2015, the Three Counties Showground at Malvern will once again be home to hundreds of tractors, displays and trade stands, as the renowned Tr...
18-12-2014 01:47 AM | News, Shows and Events
The Royal Welsh vows to tackle challenges
“As we look back and reflect on another successful year we must also look forward” said John Davies, The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s chairman o...
18-12-2014 01:42 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Russian grain exports withdraw until rouble stabilises
EU grains were mixed, with wheat trading higher on further Russian jitters. Paris wheat closed at its highest levels since May. The day ended with ...
18-12-2014 01:39 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Gossip abound over Russia grain export restrictions
Soycomplex Beans closed lower on concerns about the Chinese economy and with a weaker Brazilian real heading bearish influences. The latter trigger...
18-12-2014 01:27 AM | Cattle, Cereal, Crops, Finance, News, Arable
Welsh beef producers under pressure from fragile market
The current fragile state of specialist beef production was highlighted at a recent NFU meeting when it was reported that the number of beef cattle, o...
18-12-2014 01:03 AM | News, Finance
Starter farm tenants meet to boost their business
Tenants from all seven Forestry Commission Scotland starter farms came together last week for a forum to share their experiences and help to develop t...
18-12-2014 00:54 AM | News, Shows and Events
SRUC and Edinburgh University ranked 'most powerful' in agricultural research
Agricultural and veterinary research at SRUC and the University of Edinburgh has been ranked as most powerful in the UK in the Research Excellence Fra...
18-12-2014 00:46 AM | Veterinary News, Animal Health, News, Poultry
H5 avian influenza confirmed in Washington State
A pathogenic H5 avian influenza has been discovered in wild birds in Whatcom County, Washington. Two separate virus strains were identified: HPAI H...
18-12-2014 00:38 AM | News
FUW welcomes £20m boost to help develop Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus
Welsh Government finance and business minister Jane Hutt’s announcement that Aberystwyth University’s Innovation and Enterprise Campus (AIEC) will be...
17-12-2014 09:51 AM | News, Property News
MPs question rural broadband coverage delays
MPs have subjected the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) company to robust questioning on its 'failure to meet targets.' Members of the Environment, Fo...
17-12-2014 00:44 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US corn harvest report indicates record crop
The overall quality of the United States’ 2014 corn crop was good, with 88 percent of samples rating at grade No. 2 or better, according to the U.S. G...
16-12-2014 11:01 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU cereal yields above five-year average, says EU Commission
EU grains finished the day higher, with Jan 15 London wheat up GBP2.25/tonne to GBP132.25/tonne; Jan 15 Paris wheat was EUR1.25/tonne firmer at EUR190...
16-12-2014 10:58 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU winter wheat conditions 'take turn for the worse'
Soycomplex Beans closed around 7 to 8 cents lower. Weekly export inspections were 1.82 MMT, down from 2.2 MMT a week ago, but still a decent volume...
16-12-2014 10:36 AM | Agri Safety, News
Unions express shock over farm death increases
Farmers are being warned to adhere more closely to health and safety initiatives after it emerged that 31 people were killed as a result of farming th...
16-12-2014 10:22 AM | Finance, News, Renewables
Solar delivers a secure income for farmers - NFU vice president
Guy Smith, vice president of the NFU, has backed a new partnership to explore the relationship between solar farms and agriculture. He was speaki...
Avian flu to 'shake up' 2015 poultry trade
Global issues such as avian flu and trade restrictions remain on the horizon for 2015 and will have a big impact on global poultry trade. Regions a...
16-12-2014 09:56 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, Market Reports
Upsurge in pulse crop growing prompts further roadshows
An upsurge of interest for pulse crop growing in the spring has prompted the further spread of the popular PGRO Pulse Roadshows for 2015. An addit...
EnviTec Biogas UK shows AD on a growth curve at Energy Now
High performance plant, a commitment to technology and innovation, a highly-trained service team operating nationwide and a strong balance sheet are j...
15-12-2014 08:41 AM | Meat Processing, News, Produce, Supermarkets
New food labelling regulations come into force
On 13th December, the new Food Information to Consumers’ (FIC) regulations came into force. They cover provision of mandatory information regarding...
15-12-2014 08:25 AM | Finance, Meat Processing, News
Farmers concerned over abattoir waste charge rises
Farmers are expressing concern that abattoir waste charges have risen by more than 60 per cent in recent weeks. The NFU is now calling on those pr...
15-12-2014 08:20 AM | Education, Machinery and Equipment, News
Another record intake for John Deere & Babcock training
John Deere’s award winning apprenticeship programme has raised the bar yet again, setting another record for the new training season’s intake for the ...
15-12-2014 08:16 AM | Machinery and Equipment, News
‘Be the first to know’ if machinery is being stolen
A new security device that immediately sends tractor and machinery owners notification when the lock is being tampered with has just come onto the UK ...
15-12-2014 01:42 AM | News, Cattle
Beef Association spring spectacular classes announced
A total of 15 classes, four championships and a supreme championship have been confirmed for next year’s National Beef Association’s (NBA) Spring Spec...
15-12-2014 01:39 AM | Finance, News
Top legal adviser to farmers appointed to RPA appeals panel
Head of the agriculture department at Lodders Solicitors, David Lodder, is to play a part in deciding appeals on Rural Payments Agency (RPA) decisions...
15-12-2014 01:33 AM | News, Property News
Farmers told to communicate more with the public
NFU Deputy President, Minette Batters, fears that farmer’s role is being taken away from them and urges farmers to improve communication with the publ...
15-12-2014 01:17 AM | NFU, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, News
Simplification of CAP 'top priority for 2015'
Simplification of CAP is a 'top priority for 2015' according to farming union leaders who met recently with the new European Commissioner for Agricult...
12-12-2014 08:57 AM | News
Americans visit UK for technology training
American pig technicians, who are helping US pig farmers develop information harvesting systems for production management, have visited a UK company f...
12-12-2014 03:12 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Potato Council conference tackles key industry concerns
The recent Seed Industry Event held in Crieff on 25 November 2014 did not shy away from discussing some of the top concerns that our industry has. PCN...
12-12-2014 03:08 AM | Finance, News, Property News
Public urged to engage in land reform consultation
Anyone with an interest in rural Scotland’s future should engage with the Scottish Government’s land reform consultation, property groups have urged. ...
12-12-2014 03:00 AM | Meat Processing, News, Produce
Catering butcher smashes its Christmas orders records
Yorkshire Dales Meat Company - the catering butcher supplying professional kitchens and supermarkets across the North of England - has smashed all pre...
12-12-2014 02:57 AM | News, Property News, Renewables
Farmers 'best placed to deliver environmental benefits'
Farmers are in the best position to provide the habitats, biodiversity and other environmental benefits that society wants from the countryside, while...
UK farmer confidence falling, according to new survey
Falling farmgate prices and market price volatility have contributed to a drop in farmer confidence, a new survey by the NFU has revealed. After th...
11-12-2014 14:00 PM | News
Top-up for FUW Somerset appeal
A £500 top-up to the Farmers’ Union of Wales Somerset floods appeal fund has been handed over by Gamallt Concrete Ltd, Cardigan. Llew Rees, the own...
11-12-2014 10:39 AM | News, Poultry
Egg producers feed costs rising again after series of monthly falls
An unexpected jump in the price of feed has hit egg producers’ finances after a series of falls in feed costs had taken some of the pressure off farm ...
11-12-2014 02:14 AM | News, Dairy, Finance
Muller announce cut in milk price paid to farmers
Müller UK & Ireland Group has given dairy farmers who supply the business a month’s notice that its standard farm-gate milk price from January 10, 201...
11-12-2014 01:58 AM | News, Pigs
British pig producers making quantum leap in biosecurity
British pig farmers have made a 'quantum leap' in their defences against foreign diseases this year, reports the National Pig Association. Most hav...
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