UK

Branded cheddar sales decline in the UK

Branded cheddar sales decline in the UK

While the retail cheddar market in the UK remains in overall value growth, branded products continue to fall out of...

September 9, 2014

UK’s First Milk will cut base milk price by 3p/L to 25.1p/L for October milk

UK’s First Milk will cut base milk price by 3p/L to 25.1p/L for October milk

First Milk has confirmed to Agriland.ie that it will be cutting the price paid for both its liquid and manufacturing...

September 2, 2014

Wildlife group’s legal bid to halt UK badger cull fails

Wildlife group’s legal bid to halt UK badger cull fails

A bid by wildlife group the Badger Trust to halt this year’s UK badger cull in the High Court has...

August 30, 2014

UK harvest 80% done, following 500,000ha push this week

UK harvest 80% done, following 500,000ha push this week

Some 80% of the total UK cereal and oilseed rape area has been harvested according to latest reports from the...

August 29, 2014

British buyers snap up Irish dairy heifers

British buyers snap up Irish dairy heifers

[show-rjqc id=”21″] Latest figures in Britain indicate that farmers in the UK have been quite active in purchasing Irish-bred dairy heifers...

August 28, 2014

Store cattle prices rising at British marts

Store cattle prices rising at British marts

The prices store cattle are attracting at marts in Britain has improved by around £50 per animal over the last...

August 26, 2014

With a €164,000 price tag, UK heifer breaks Limousin world record

With a €164,000 price tag, UK heifer breaks Limousin world record

The world record for a Pedigree Limousin was broken on last Friday by maiden Heifer Glenrock Illusion sells for new world...

August 25, 2014

UK police to use tractor to fight rural crime

UK police to use tractor to fight rural crime

A New Holland tractor has joined the ranks at Staffordshire Police to help tackle countryside crime. The four-ton T5.105 Electro...

August 19, 2014

UK imports of Irish beef down 3% in June

UK imports of Irish beef down 3% in June

Despite production continuing to surge ahead in the month, shipments of beef from Ireland to the UK were surprisingly back...

August 19, 2014

Revised UK trade figures show upward revisions

Revised UK trade figures show upward revisions

In the first six months of the year, UK shipments of meat are reported to be up almost 1% on...

August 18, 2014

Farmers’ cut of retail UK beef price down to 48%

Farmers’ cut of retail UK beef price down to 48%

Farmers’ share of the retail price in the UK has, in the past year, fallen from 62% to less than...

August 15, 2014

UK harvest is 45% complete

UK harvest is 45% complete

Latest reports from the HGCA show that 45% of the UK combinable area has been harvested. It says the remnants...

August 14, 2014

Expenditure on lamb in the UK down 2% 

Expenditure on lamb in the UK down 2% 

Expenditure on lamb in the UK during the 52-week period ending June 22, 2014 totalled £640 million, down 2% from...

August 11, 2014

Increased retail price drives UK consumer beef spend

Increased retail price drives UK consumer beef spend

The latest consumer data from Kantar has indicated a 3% growth in expenditure on beef in the UK during the 52-week...

August 11, 2014

UK dairy farmers feeling confident and investing

UK dairy farmers feeling confident and investing

Increased confidence in the dairy sector is helping more producers to invest in their businesses for the future, according to...

August 10, 2014

Massive UK property deal including almost 40,000 acres sells for £249m

Massive UK property deal including almost 40,000 acres sells for £249m

The Co-operative Group has agreed to the sale of its farms business for £249 million to the Wellcome Trust. The...

August 5, 2014

UK consumer confidence soars to nine year high

UK consumer confidence soars to nine year high

UK consumer confidence has risen sharply since the start of the year, boosted by a variety of good-news stories about...

July 29, 2014

‘Most antibiotic resistance in human infections is not of farm-animal origin’

‘Most antibiotic resistance in human infections is not of farm-animal origin’

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has refuted claims that most antibiotic resistance in human infections is of farm-animal origin. Robin...

July 28, 2014