Saturday 1 November, 2014

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Opinion: Old-fashioned husbandry works best in long-run

The leaves on the trees were turning from green to yellow, brown and red, and a few fluttered to the ground.

Posted: 01 November 2014 | Full Article
Tenancy review group leader lambasts land agents

Land agents in Scotland have come under fire from the leader of the Scottish government’s tenancy review group who claimed they were clumsy and inexperienced.

Posted: 01 November 2014 | Full Article
Egg price rises defy expectations

Free-range egg markets continue to defy the statistics, with some packers actually increasing producer prices, despite the expanded laying flock, falling feed prices and retail price wars.

Posted: 01 November 2014 | Full Article
Essex farmer praises 10,000 hour veteran Ford 7810

In a return to our series looking at veteran farm machinery still in action, Oliver Mark visits Essex arable farmer Gary Ferguson, who is getting his money’s worth from a Ford 7810.

Posted: 01 November 2014 | Full Article
French shoppers have a taste for British beef and lamb

British beef and lamb proved popular at France's leading food show last week. Charlie Taverner reports

Posted: 01 November 2014 | Full Article
Farmer Focus: Where has all the blackgrass gone?

Arable Farmer Focus writer Andy Barr ponders whether he will get a surprise attack of blackgrass later in the year.

Posted: 01 November 2014 | Full Article
Opinion: I'm a capitalist, but the free market sometimes stinks

It’s hardly surprising that dairy farmers are always protesting...

Posted: 01 November 2014 | Full Article
Farmer Focus: Still making silage as the clocks go back

I am sitting at the table writing this article on the day the clocks change and for the first time ever we are doing fifth cut Lucerne silage on a “winters” day, but amazingly it’s still polo shirt weather!

Posted: 01 November 2014 | Full Article
Business Clinic: Employer liability insurance advice

Farmers Weekly’s Business expert Tom Wellings gives advice on the necessity of employers' liability insurance.

Posted: 01 November 2014 | Full Article
More milk price cuts for dairy farmers at First Milk

Co-op First Milk is cutting its December liquid pool price by 1.4p/litre and its manufacturing pool price by 1.8p/litre.

Posted: 31 October 2014 | Full Article
Ex-First Milk creamery to become chicken slaughterhouse

An independent poultry firm plans to transform an ex-cheese packing site near Wrexham, North Wales, into a £10m slaughterhouse employing 150 people.

Posted: 31 October 2014 | Full Article
3p/litre price drop for Arla non-aligned direct suppliers

Arla has dropped a 3p/litre price cut bombshell on some of its direct suppliers, taking their price down to 24.8p/litre from 1 December.

Posted: 31 October 2014 | Full Article
Britain's milling wheat winner hails from the west

Farm manager Joe Edwards became Britain’s top milling wheat farmer this week with a winning formula of timely drilling and feeding his crop through to harvest.

Posted: 31 October 2014 | Full Article
Farm income swings highlight volatility challenge

Defra’s latest farm income figures show huge swings in farm profitability across the different farming sectors.

Posted: 31 October 2014 | Full Article
Pumpkin growers get mechanised for Halloween

Your children might think it’s all a bit of fun, but pumpkin-growing is now a big business for many UK growers.

Posted: 31 October 2014 | Full Article
Advice on buying dairy cattle from abroad

Phil Halhead, Norbreck Genetics and vet Charlie Thompson from Lambert, Leonard and May offer some guidance on buying cattle from abroad.

Posted: 31 October 2014 | Full Article
European Milk Board demands action on falling milk prices

The lobby group calls for a system to control milk supply in times of crisis.

Posted: 31 October 2014 | Full Article
Farm Chef recipe: Cevapcici in pitta with tomato salad

Cevapcici is a type of skinless sausage or kebab traditional in the Balkans and southeastern Europe. Served with a tomato and onion salsa, and a dollop of sour cream in a pitta or flatbread, it is a delicious meal.

Posted: 31 October 2014 | Full Article
Rare Yorkshire Wolds farm comes to market

An unusual opportunity to acquire a good-sized Yorkshire Wolds farm has arisen with the sale of Warren House Farm, Middleton on the Wolds, East Yorkshire

Posted: 31 October 2014 | Full Article
Protestors target Morrisons over milk prices

Dairy farmers have targeted supermarket giant Morrisons in the latest protest against low milk prices.

Posted: 31 October 2014 | Full Article

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