A round-up of all the latest stories appearing on FWi  Thursday 29 May 2008:

Pirbright No prosecutions over foot-and-mouth outbreak


Lack of evidence means no one will be charged over last summer’s foot-and-mouth outbreak



sugar beet liftingDEFRA rules on sugar compensation share-out

DEFRA decides on farmers’ compensation for lost production following British Suger’s decision to relinquish part of its quota


DEFRA logoSet-aside report sparks conflict between farmers and environmentalists


DEFRA urged not to rush into introducing compulsory measures to mitigate consequences of scrapping set-aside


welshWelsh farmers failing to see benefits from commodity price rises


Rising production costs mean Welsh farmers fail to benefit from increased commodity prices






eggNew Health Commissioner sticks with 2012 cage ban deadline

EU health commissioner sticks to planned date for conventional cage ban






Beet Lifting Beet price offer shrouded in uncertainty

Growers are left uncertain after being told next year’s sugar beet price increase will depend on currency changes



market New Uttoxeter market a possibility

Possible replacement for Uttoexeter livestock market in the pipelines?


Pottinger Eurohit 100 
New launches from Grassland and Muck 2008


See our photos as some impressive new machines are unveiled, including Pottinger’s new Eurohit 100 tedders