Australia could be set to deliver a record canola (oilseed rape) harvest this season, after official figures revealed the largest-ever area had been sown to the crop
Archive | May, 2012
Improving the health and welfare of dairy cows is one of the top investment priorities for farmers, according to DairyCo
Oilseed rape growers could be able to earn up to an extra £15/t for their crop through LEAF membership.
UK demand for oats saw a steady rise last season driven by strong milling demand.
Demand from the oatmeal milling industry increased by 2% in the July 2011 to March 2012 season year on year.
Employers and companies should be aware that they share responsibility for the health and safety of contractors they employ, warns insurer Cornish Mutual.
Sheep producers received 22p/kg more for their wool last season and there is a decent outlook for the coming year, according to the British Wool Marketing Board
The latest round of farmgate milk price cuts means farmers face losing 11p on every litre produced, according to rural accountants Old Mill
Grain trader and seed and fertiliser supplier Nidera UK has handled a quarter of wheat exports this season.
High purchase prices for pigs and cattle combined with difficult economic conditions led to “disappointing” results for food producer Vion
Marks and Spencer’s total group sales are up 2% on last year to £9.9bn, with an increase of almost 4% in UK food sales.