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Pork labelling 'not helpful' for informed buying choices

Labelling of pork products is not helpful to inform UK consumers looking to buy sustainable meat, and there is room for improvement in this area, a new study has concluded.…

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Frustrated Shropshire farmers team up to combat rural crime  

Farmers in Shropshire are taking action against rural criminals following months of thefts in the countryside. Over the past 18 months, the number of thefts of high-value farm machinery, expensive…

LAND MARKETS

Modern Ayrshire dairy and a historic Suffolk farm up for sale

An Ayrshire dairy farm with a modern setup, including a 50-point rotary parlour and cubicle housing for 500 cows, is for sale near Maybole. Garryhorn Farm, which has about 339…

VARIETY SELECTION

Farmers set to miss out on new Group 1 wheat this autumn

Milling wheat growers are set to miss out on a variety with the highest untreated yield this coming autumn, as Cheer undergoes further testing for breadmaking quality. Cheer, bred by…

SCHMALLENBERG

Farmers say more data needed on Schmallenberg impact

Farmers are calling for a more definitive method of recording cases of Schmallenberg virus, as the true extent of the issue remains largely unrecorded. Sheep farmers across the country have…

BUSINESS

Tesco 'best of British' section online goes live

Tesco has become the latest UK retailer to launch a dedicated “Best of British” page on its groceries website to help customers support British farmers. More than 500 British products…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Straw prices unseasonably high with uplift likely in autumn

Demand for straw, driven by increased use for housing livestock, has pushed up values in recent weeks. Typically, at this time of year demand for straw is relatively low as…

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NEWS

Pork labelling 'not helpful' for informed buying choices

Labelling of pork products is not helpful to inform UK consumers looking to buy sustainable meat, and there is room for improvement in this area, a new study has concluded.…

NEWS

Frustrated Shropshire farmers team up to combat rural crime  

Farmers in Shropshire are taking action against rural criminals following months of thefts in the countryside. Over the past 18 months, the number of thefts of high-value farm machinery, expensive…

LAND MARKETS

Modern Ayrshire dairy and a historic Suffolk farm up for sale

An Ayrshire dairy farm with a modern setup, including a 50-point rotary parlour and cubicle housing for 500 cows, is for sale near Maybole. Garryhorn Farm, which has about 339…

VARIETY SELECTION

Farmers set to miss out on new Group 1 wheat this autumn

Milling wheat growers are set to miss out on a variety with the highest untreated yield this coming autumn, as Cheer undergoes further testing for breadmaking quality. Cheer, bred by…

BUSINESS

Tesco 'best of British' section online goes live

Tesco has become the latest UK retailer to launch a dedicated “Best of British” page on its groceries website to help customers support British farmers. More than 500 British products…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Straw prices unseasonably high with uplift likely in autumn

Demand for straw, driven by increased use for housing livestock, has pushed up values in recent weeks. Typically, at this time of year demand for straw is relatively low as…

NEWS

Prospect of poor harvest threatens ancillary farm industries

Concern is growing about the potential impact of a poor harvest on farmers and the wider rural economy, especially connected industries that rely on a buoyant agricultural sector for their…

TRANSITION

Securing a sustainable future for your farm business

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A Welsh beef finisher is demonstrating that making structured progress towards net zero is achievable in an intensive farming system. Dylan Jones, who farms on Anglesey in partnership with his…

 

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Editor's View: Pro food production, but not at any price

It’s not uncommon for an email to arrive in my inbox from a farmer wanting to know – often in blunt terms – why Farmers Weekly is supporting certain initiatives…

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Will's World: Rain can't stop play in my tractor cab

Wetter than an otter’s pocket. Wetter than a salmon’s Speedos. Wetter than a mermaid’s pool party. Wetter than a submarine’s number plate. Wetter than a well digger’s arse. Whichever phrase…