Thursday 23 October, 2014

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Moy Park starts building 100th new poultry shed

Work has started on the 100th new poultry shed since Northern Ireland-based integrator Moy Park launched its broiler expansion programme last year.

Posted: 23 October 2014 | Full Article
Farmer tested: Five telehandlers on trial

Earlier this year a Dorset dairy farmer in the market for a new loader undertook a thorough evaluation of five telehandlers before settling on a surprising choice. Nick Fone got the lowdown on the decision-making process.

Posted: 23 October 2014 | Full Article
Grain markets firm as buying interest grows

By Suzie Horne Ex-farm wheat prices have risen by about £3/t on the week, putting feed wheat at £106-115/t.

Posted: 23 October 2014 | Full Article
Key cereal fungicides may be banned as EU tightens rules

Many leading cereal fungicides are likely to be banned by the European Union due to their perceived effect on human health, prompting calls for growers to lobby Brussels.

Posted: 23 October 2014 | Full Article
Demands on suppliers set to mount in Tesco profit crash

Tesco suppliers may be asked to deliver more on price as the retailer looks to recover from its 92% drop in half-year profits, says a city analyst.

Posted: 23 October 2014 | Full Article
Britain’s dairy future is bright, says Defra's Truss

Defra secretary Liz Truss insists dairy farmers have a bright future, despite farmers’ fury over low milk prices pushing many to the brink of collapse.

Posted: 23 October 2014 | Full Article
Photo competition: Black and white vintage tractors, curious cows and sideways sheep

It's hotting up in the Farmers Weekly photo competition gallery, with photos flooding in from all over the country.

Posted: 23 October 2014 | Full Article
Certification launched to recognise agricultural excellence

Rural professionals will be able to demonstrate their high professional skills and standards with a new certification.

Posted: 23 October 2014 | Full Article
Automated carcass grading could boost income

A carcass grading system used in Ireland has been introduced to the UK mainland. Jeremy Hunt looks at how farmers will benefit.

Posted: 23 October 2014 | Full Article
FW 80th birthday: Barriers to farm energy must be removed

The future of farm energy is bright - if attitudes can be changed.

Posted: 23 October 2014 | Full Article
FW 80th birthday: A farmer's climate change diary

There is widespread agreement among scientists that the climate is changing and the weather is increasingly swinging away from the average.

Posted: 22 October 2014 | Full Article
Use cheap cereals to reduce beef finishing times this winter

Beef finishers feeding mixed rations should take advantage of cheap cereals to reduce finishing times, thereby increasing the throughput of store cattle this winter.

Posted: 22 October 2014 | Full Article
Driver's view: Manitou MLT 731 telehandler

Considering buying a used sub-£30,000 telehandler? James Andrews visits a seasoned punter to see if Manitou should make your shortlist.

Posted: 22 October 2014 | Full Article
New tool shows environmental impact of turkey

A new tool that can analyse the environmental impact of turkey production “from poult to plate” has found that imported soya can have fewer environmental implications than home-grown proteins.

Posted: 22 October 2014 | Full Article
Opinion: Literary terriers and flatulent Labradors

I have developed an irritating cough that is the legacy of a sore throat. The sheep cough when they have lungworm and, as he still has a drop or two of Panacur left after worming the flock in September, he has kindly offered to include me as a job lot.

Posted: 22 October 2014 | Full Article
15 things pivotal to the future of family farms

The CEO of the Tenant Farmers Association, George Dunn, has shared 15 suggestions for farmers, government and the wider industry that he thinks will be pivotal for the continued success of family farms.

Posted: 22 October 2014 | Full Article
FW 80th birthday: Prepare for climate change on your farm

Making your farm more weather-resilient makes good business sense. But with more volatile and extreme weather predicted, it becomes essential to short and long-term success.

Posted: 22 October 2014 | Full Article
How south-west's livestock farmers can their improve soils

Almost 90% of soils in south-west England are suffering from poor structure, including maize land and pasture. So what can livestock farmers do about it this autumn and beyond? Olivia Cooper reports.

Posted: 22 October 2014 | Full Article
Dairy farmers threaten more protests over Iceland's 89p milk

Dairy farmers are threatening to ramp up protests against Iceland over the retailer’s decision to slash the price of four pints of milk to 89p. ...

Posted: 22 October 2014 | Full Article
FW 80th birthday: Farming for climate change

The weather is a subject never far from a farmer’s mind. But as the climate becomes ever more unpredictable, Jez Fredenburgh asks if UK agriculture is prepared for the road ahead.

Posted: 22 October 2014 | Full Article

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