Farmers Weekly Interactive

Archive | September, 2011

Fresh milk supplier looks to pass on costs

Robert Wiseman Dairies has warned its retail customers that it will have to pass on higher costs

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Firm outlook for finished beef prices

Short prime cattle numbers continue the firm tone for finished cattle prices and the store trade is also flying, although as Farmers Weekly went to press it looked as though deadweight prices might have steadied this week.

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Plan to gain from a day out

Got a planning issue, interest or challenge? Then head off the British Institute of Agricultural Consultants’ rural planning conference on 13 October at Kelmarsh Hall in Northamptonshire.

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Livestock mart plans need farmer support

Farmers in Northamptonshire have been urged to show their support for plans to build a new livestock market at Thrapston

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Report highlights gap in global pig costs

The wide variation in cost of production figures for pig producers around the world is starkly illustrated by provisional figures from BPEX’s annual Interpig report

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Contract to entice barley growers

A new contract for selected growers of Null-Lox spring malting barley has been launched by Gleadell

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Biomass future brought into CAP debate

The potential for a massive expansion in the amount of renewable energy to come from biomass over the next few years has been brought into the ongoing CAP discussions this week

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Want to save money – make time for tax planning

Look out for FWi’s new tax tips where farm accountancy specialists from Old Mill Group offer advice on choosing the correct business structure.

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Website aims to promote milk

Promoting the nutritional benefits of milk to consumers is the main aim of a new website that has been launched by Tesco

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E coli compensation for UK growers paid in full – and early – by RPA

Twenty-two fresh fruit and vegetables growers have been paid more than £566,000 in emergency aid as a result of the disruption to their businesses caused by the E coli outbreak in Germany last June.

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