The UK’s largest independent regional cheese producer has invested £750,000 in a new whey processing facility in Cheshire.
The UK biogas industry has reached a “significant milestone” after figures revealed the number of anaerobic digestion plants outside the water industry has passed 100 for the first time.
Pure breed beef appears to be the flavour of the month, with yet another scheme offering a premium for certain breeds introduced.
Scottish machinery co-operative TayForth Machinery Ring has reported a turnover of £11.3m, an increase of 16% on the previous year.
It is becoming increasingly important for farmers to demonstrate and measure how sustainable their business is, according to an industry body.
Tennent Caledonian has committed to using 100% Scottish barley in its range of beers from this year.
Beet growers will receive a £1.50/tonne bonus payment if they deliver on their 2013/14 contracted tonnage, the NFU and British Sugar have confirmed.
Dairy Crest has bought specialist dairy business Proper Welsh Milk, the same day the company went into administration following cash flow problems.
There is no need for supply management after the abolition of milk quotas in 2015, says Dairy UK. Speaking at the Agra Europe Conference in Brussels this week, the organisation’s policy director Peter Dawson said the impact of the abolition of milk quotas on the global milk supply-demand balance was only likely to be marginal. […]
The Rural Payments Agency is urging English farmers to submit their Single Payment Scheme (SPS) applications online.