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23 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Increases March Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods is raising its milk price to owners by a further half a eurocent per kilogramme from 1 March....
View news from United Kingdom Trade, Investment Deals Post-Brexit Grab Spotlight at NFU Conference
UK - A panel of experts at the NFU Conference considered a number of the unanswered questions on the country’s future position on international trade and investment post-Brexit....
View news from United Kingdom Right Funds, Regulation Vital for Farming’s Future, Says Report
UK - A new report from the NFU urges Government and research providers to invest in agricultural R&D and to enable British farmers to use the latest technologies....
22 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla: New Campaign to Celebrate First Branded Organic Milk Range in UK
UK - Arla, the farmer-owned dairy company, is launching a new campaign, ‘The Might of Nature’. The campaign promotes its first branded organic range, which launched in November last year, with the aim to make organic milk accessible for all....
View news from United Kingdom IFA President Welcomes Strong Stand Taken by NFU President on Standards for Imported Food Post-Brexit
UK - IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the strong stand taken by the President of the National Farmers Union of England and Wales (NFU) by insisting that only food produced to the same standards as in the UK should be allowed into the UK post-Brexit....
21 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom UK Agriculture Delivers 7:1 Return on Investment
UK - A new report from Development Economics says that for every £1 invested in farm support, farming delivers £7.40 back to the economy....
20 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Study Shows FMD Crises to be Averted with Vaccination Strategy
UK - Future outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) can be controlled effectively and quickly with vaccinations - saving millions of pounds and hundreds of thousands of livestock - according to research by the University of Warwick....
16 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom GB Dairy Herd Contraction
UK - The overall GB dairy herd fell by 1.6 per cent (46k head) between the start of 2016 and the start of 2017, according to data from BCMS. This is the largest year-on-year decline recorded for a number of years....
15 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Grass Management Delivering Benefits for Scottish Farmers
SCOTLAND, UK - The main take-home message from Quality Meat Scotland's grazing conferences this month was that farmers have an opportunity to improve their profits by taking control of their grass management....
View news from United Kingdom Robust Disease Surveillance Network More Vital Than Ever, Say Leading Vets
UK - With precautions against Avian Influenza further strengthened last week and reports of Schmallenberg Virus cases across the country, the anniversary of the devastating 2001 Foot and Mouth outbreak (19 February) offers a timely reminder that a robust...
View news from United Kingdom APHA Extends Free Carcase Collection Service in England
UK - More farmers now benefit from free carcase collection services where a veterinarian has recommended a post-mortem should be carried out for disease surveillance purposes....
14 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom AHDB Meeting Discusses 'When Bigger Isn't Always Better'
UK - For years now dairy cows have been growing in stature, however that trend needs to be arrested to ensure efficiency. That was the message at a recent AHDB Calf to Calving meeting held in Aberdeen....
10 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom FMP Reducing but Still Positive for Now
UK - The positivity shown by AHDB’s Forward Market Performance (FMP) indicator has eased, due to reduced futures prices. ...
09 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Action Group Announces Ambitious Phase II for National Johne's Management Plan
UK - The Action Group on Johne's launched Phase II of the National Johne's Management Plan (NJMP) at a successful conference in Worcestershire this week, to build on the foundations created by Phase I of the plan....
03 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom First Milk Completes Turnaround Process; Focuses on Future
UK - First Milk has brought its member payment terms back into line, completing the turnaround work in the business over the last two years....
02 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom AHDB Market Intelligence Gains ISO Status
UK - AHDB’s Market Intelligence division has been awarded an internationally-recognised quality certification for its primary data provision....
View news from United Kingdom Welsh Milk Production on the Increase
UK - Early estimates put GB milk production in 2016 at 11.88bn litres. This is 605m litres (4.8 per cent) lower than 2015 and 287m litres (2.4 per cent) lower than 2014....
01 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Invests Further £37.5M in UK Sites, Logistics
UK - Arla Foods UK, the farmer-owned dairy company, has announced further investment plans for its UK sites and logistics in 2017....
View news from United Kingdom Cream Price Under Pressure but Still Historically High
UK - The bulk cream spot price has fallen 10 per cent for the second time in two months. Since the Christmas demand was covered, prices have been under pressure from signals of higher milk production (from UK and EU) and influenced by currency movements....
View news from United Kingdom First Milk Confirm Price Increases for February 2017
UK - First Milk has confirmed price increases for February of between 0.85ppl and 0.95ppl....
30 January 2017
View news from United Kingdom AHDB Plans to Boost UK Dairy Exports
UK - AHDB Dairy is focusing its attention on increasing export markets for British dairy produce. British Dairying asks Jean-Pierre Garnier, AHDB head of exports, what the campaign involves and what are its aspirations....
View news from United Kingdom NFU Appoints New Head of Food and Farming
UK - The National Farmers Union has appointed a new Head of Food and Farming to lead its food chain and commodity areas....
26 January 2017
View news from United Kingdom Conference to Highlight Studies for Effective Management, Disease Reduction
UK - Disease management, vet and farmer partnerships and overseas practice will be the major talking points at the Action Johne's Conference on Tuesday, 7 February 2017, at the Sixways Stadium in Worcester....
View news from United Kingdom Reduced Reliance on Promotions Adds Value to Milk Market
UK - A shift in the frequency and type of promotions over the past year has led to growth in the value of the retail liquid milk market....
25 January 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Increases February Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods is raising its milk price to owners by a further one eurocent per kilogramme from 1 February....
View news from United Kingdom Milk to Feed Price Ratio Continuing to Move Up
UK - Earlier this year, the milk to feed price ratio (MFPR) fell to its lowest level for a number of years at just 0.88. ...
24 January 2017
View news from United Kingdom Brexit Presents Opportunities for British Agri-Science, Says MP
UK - Western markets are going through profound political change and Brexit offers an ideal opportunity for the UK to once again become a powerhouse of global technical innovation, according to George Freeman MP....
23 January 2017
View news from United Kingdom New Inquiry Launched into Implications of Brexit on UK Agriculture
UK - The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has launched a new inquiry into the implications of Brexit on UK agriculture....
 
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