Farmers Weekly Interactive

Archive | February, 2012

Positive outlook for beef prices

Beef farmers can be reasonably confident the firm markets that characterised 2011 will continue throughout this year, according to the EBLEX

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Changes to Single Payment Scheme for 2012

Look out for changes in the 2012 SPS rules says Robert Sullivan, farming consultant with Strutt & Parker, Morpeth.

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Power firm scraps biomass plant plans

Drax has scrapped plans to build a large dedicated biomass power station at Selby in Yorkshire

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Government urged to work with dairy industry

Dairy UK has published a plan outlining how industry and government should work together to grow the UK dairy sector

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Focus on energy to save money

Want to find out how to save money for your farm business by improving energy use and cutting greenhouse gas emissions? If so, then head to Oxfordshire next Monday…

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Scope for higher margins from LFA sheep production

Higher margins can be earned by Less Favoured Area sheep producers who
concentrate on achieving better physical performance, which is the biggest driver of better results, says EBLEX.

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BPEX offers cash for your ideas

Have you got an innovative idea but not enough cash to try it out?

BPEX is offering grants of up to 50% to pig producers and businesses to help them develop their idea and, if it works well, spread the word to other producers.

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Money to promote farm produce abroad

More funding has been made available to help trade organisations promote UK agricultural products abroad

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Yaregrain seeks investors to fund store extension

Farmer-owned Yaregrain is looking to boost the value of locally grown grain with the extension of its Cantley store in Norfolk.

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Carbon footprint of milk revealed

For every litre of milk produced, 1,309g of carbon dioxide equivalent is created, according to research carried out by DairyCo.

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