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Video: Great footage of over 2,000ac of wheat being harvested in the US

Video: Great footage of over 2,000ac of wheat being harvested in the US

This great footage from the US shows the wheat harvest, on over 2,000ac, on one family farm in Osborne County, Kansas....

October 26, 2016

US milk production rises again in September

US milk production rises again in September

US milk production continues to increase, with the latest figures from the USDA showing that milk production increased 2.3% in...

October 21, 2016

Syngenta and US farmers to have their day in court

Syngenta and US farmers to have their day in court

US farmer lawsuits against Swiss company Syngenta have been given the go ahead to proceed as a class action by a...

October 2, 2016

UK cattle prices continue to strengthen

UK cattle prices continue to strengthen

The average UK cattle price continued its upward trajectory during the week ending September 24, the AHDB (the body for...

October 1, 2016

Boost for US beef as China lifts ban on imports

Boost for US beef as China lifts ban on imports

China has lifted its ban on bone-in and boneless beef from cattle under 30 months of age from the US....

September 23, 2016

US milk production increases again in August

US milk production increases again in August

US milk production increased 1.9% in August 2016 on the corresponding month in 2015, the latest figures from the US...

September 23, 2016

Record world grain harvest forecast despite troubles in Europe

Record world grain harvest forecast despite troubles in Europe

Despite harvest troubles in many countries across Europe, the International Grains Council (IGC) is still forecasting a record world grain...

August 31, 2016

US beef imports decline 16% on June 2015 levels

US beef imports decline 16% on June 2015 levels

US beef imports have declined 16% year-on-year, the latest Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook from the USDA has found. Beef imports were...

August 23, 2016

US milk production increases again in July

US milk production increases again in July

US milk production is showing no signs of slowing down, with July production up 1.4% on last year, the latest...

August 22, 2016

US milk production forecast to rise in 2017

US milk production forecast to rise in 2017

US milk production for 2017 is forecast to rise to 215.8 billion pounds, according to the latest US Department of...

August 15, 2016

Global milk production appears to be stabilising

Global milk production appears to be stabilising

Global milk production is beginning to stabilise, with the combined milk production of the five key exporting regions, the EU,...

August 3, 2016

Current greenfield US dairy projects could add 200,000t of milk powder to market

Current greenfield US dairy projects could add 200,000t of milk powder to market

US producers of milk powder are set to bring significant amounts of new production capacity online over the next two...

July 31, 2016

US expected to give green light to British lamb imports

US expected to give green light to British lamb imports

British lamb could soon be back on the menu in the US, with George Eustice, UK Minister for Farming, expected to...

July 27, 2016

Weak US Dollar results in US beef imports dropping 10% year-on-year

Weak US Dollar results in US beef imports dropping 10% year-on-year

A weak US Dollar in May has resulted in a weakening of US beef imports for the month, with the...

July 25, 2016

US milk production and cow numbers rise again in June

US milk production and cow numbers rise again in June

June milk production in the 23 major states of the US was up 1.6% on June 2015 levels with 16.7...

July 23, 2016

Trade in manufacturing beef to the US ‘won’t happen immediately’ – MII

Trade in manufacturing beef to the US ‘won’t happen immediately’ – MII

Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has welcomed the announcement that the US authorities have approved access for Irish manufacturing beef to...

July 6, 2016

Farming and forestry have the highest suicide rates – Study finds

Farming and forestry have the highest suicide rates – Study finds

Those working in the farming, fishing, and forestry occupational group in the have the highest rate of suicide, a new...

July 3, 2016

Woman receives 25 years in prison for killing her husband with a pitchfork

Woman receives 25 years in prison for killing her husband with a pitchfork

A woman in the US has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing her husband with a pitchfork...

June 28, 2016