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Beef Focus: Managing rising costs on Fermanagh beef farm

Beef Focus: Managing rising costs on Fermanagh beef farm

Managing the rising costs on beef and sheep farms was the central theme of a series of farm walks hosted...

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Toyota Hilux to return to production after devastating floods

Toyota Hilux to return to production after devastating floods

The devastating floods in the KwaZulu-Natal region of South Africa in early April went largely unreported in the west despite...

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Ulster Wool to pay £8.4m for 2021 clip

Ulster Wool to pay £8.4m for 2021 clip

Ulster Wool will be making payments worth £8.4 million to its members for the 2021 clip, representing an overall average...

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UK food import-control delays caused by regulatory challenge post-Brexit

UK food import-control delays caused by regulatory challenge post-Brexit

The ongoing delay to the implementation of food import-controls by the UK in the wake of Brexit is being partially...

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Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Co. Down agronomist, Richard Owens, has confirmed a significant increase in the cereal acreage grown in Northern Ireland this year....

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Study: Heat stress causing milk yield loss in cows

Study: Heat stress causing milk yield loss in cows

A study has determined that heat stress in dairy cows may be causing significant milk yield loss. As a result,...

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Welsh minister visits honey producer for World Bee Day

Welsh minister visits honey producer for World Bee Day

Welsh Minister for Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths has visited an award-winning honey producer in Builth Wells to mark and celebrate...

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FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

The head of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for greater funding for agriculture...

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New grant to boost domestic tree production opens

New grant to boost domestic tree production opens

A new £8.8 million fund to support domestic tree production in England has been opened by the Forestry Commission today...

May 19, 2022

Bristol city farm to benefit from £2.2m funding

Bristol city farm to benefit from £2.2m funding

A city farm in Bristol is one of eight projects to have been chosen to receive government funding of £2.2...

May 19, 2022

UN: Food and fertiliser from Russia must return to world markets

UN: Food and fertiliser from Russia must return to world markets

The United Nations (UN) has said that food and fertiliser produced by Russia and Belarus must return to world markets...

May 19, 2022

Six Scottish islands to be carbon neutral by 2040

Six Scottish islands to be carbon neutral by 2040

Six Scottish islands have been chosen to partake in a project which would see them aim to become carbon neutral...

May 19, 2022

Welsh farmer fails to improve slurry storage, fined $4,000

Welsh farmer fails to improve slurry storage, fined $4,000

A Welsh farmer has been fined over $4,000 for failing to comply with an order to improve his slurry storage,...

May 19, 2022

How to obtain the best nitrogen use efficiency

How to obtain the best nitrogen use efficiency

High chemical-fertiliser prices have placed a focus on obtaining the best nitrogen use efficiency on dairy farms. Although fertiliser prices...

May 19, 2022

Farmers urged to beware of bale contamination

Farmers urged to beware of bale contamination

Following a very dry start to 2022, baled silage can be prone to soil contamination due to dust and slurry...

May 18, 2022

North Yorkshire project improves river water quality

North Yorkshire project improves river water quality

New wetland habitat, reduced pollution and a restored river bank are just some of the enhancements made in a three-year...

May 18, 2022

Despite ‘exceedingly good’ year price rises expected – Premier Foods

Despite ‘exceedingly good’ year price rises expected – Premier Foods

Despite reporting a trading profit in excess of its forecast, Premier Foods, the company that produces Mr. Kipling confectionary and...

May 18, 2022

Report: Severe impact of weather events on food security

Report: Severe impact of weather events on food security

High-impact weather and climate events caused major issues for food security in 2021, according to a new report published today...

May 18, 2022