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UK wheat harvest underway

UK wheat harvest underway

The first of this year’s UK winter wheat crop was harvested this week on land farmed by Andrew Tetlow (AET...

July 25, 2014

UK economic recovery to help beef prices

UK economic recovery to help beef prices

There are signs that the economic recovery in the UK  is accelerating and consumer confidence improving according to EBLEX. This...

July 23, 2014

Surge in Irish beef keeps pressure on UK prices

Surge in Irish beef keeps pressure on UK prices

The combination of more cattle coming forward and higher carcass weights resulted in the highest year-on-year increase in Irish beef...

July 21, 2014

UK beef prices down 15% since January

UK beef prices down 15% since January

As a result unfavourable movement in the supply and demand balance farmgate beef prices have come under serious and sustained...

July 18, 2014

Welsh tractor drivers told ‘pull over or face fines’

Welsh tractor drivers told ‘pull over or face fines’

Police in Wales have issued a plea to tractor drivers to pull over, where safe, if they have a queue of vehicles...

July 17, 2014

UK Farm Minister gets the sack

UK Farm Minister gets the sack

Unlike his counterpart here in Ireland Simon Coveney, Owen Paterson has been replaced by Liz Truss as Secretary of State...

July 15, 2014

British spending more on beef, but buying less

British spending more on beef, but buying less

Consumers in the UK spent more money on beef over the past year, but the volume of sales was also...

July 14, 2014

UK beef plants agree longer lead-in periods on carcass specification changes

UK beef plants agree longer lead-in periods on carcass specification changes

The UK’s meat processors have given a commitment to give more lead-in warning time when changing carcass specification in the...

July 3, 2014

Good conditions herald a high-quality English lamb crop

Good conditions herald a high-quality English lamb crop

Favourable weather conditions through the winter and spring lambing season have contributed to an expected good season for UK domestically-produced...

June 29, 2014