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Archive | October, 2011

Exports boost results for record oilseed rape crop

In what the company describes as a challenging and surprising marketing season, Gleadell’s harvest oilseed rape pool has returned £352.50/tonne ex-farm to growers after commission and before bonuses.

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Better news for future beef supplies

There are encouraging signs that the national beef supply base is stabilising, according to EBLEX

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Paper tax return deadline approaching

Rural businesses submitting paper copies of their self-assessment tax returns have just a few days left to do so

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New AD rates take effect

The promised increase to Feed-in Tariff payments for small-scale biogas plants has finally come into effect, over two months late

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Buyer found for wind turbine manufacturer

Troubled wind turbine manufacturer Proven Energy has been sold by receivers KPMG to Kingspan Renewables

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Milk superlevy fines for five EU member states

Five EU member states will pay superlevy fines totalling more than £48m for exceeding their milk quota in 2010/11.

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Lost order puts meat processing jobs at risk

Dorset-based beef and lamb processor RWM Foods lost a major retail order just as the group was bought by ABP, it has emerged

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Traditional beef breeds get top billing at Morrisons

Morrisons Traditional Breeds Beef Range hits the shelves this week, promoting quality cuts from native British cattle breeds.

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Reports examines short-term farm prospects

There’s a relatively positive outlook for agricultural commodities next year, according to a report from EU farm experts DG Agri

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Poultry is growing sector in Argentina

Argentina looks set to become a major force in world poultry markets, as impressive growth over the past decade is predicted to continue

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