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Profits up at ABF group with improved outlook for ag sector

Associated British Foods (ABF) is expecting its agricultural businesses to “move forward” as markets improve, after it made a number of acquisitions during the past two years. The ABF group…

WILDLIFE

Sea Eagle Management Scheme support extended for 2024

Sheep producers who have lost livestock to sea eagles will continue to receive support for 2024, the Scottish government has confirmed. Up to £400,000 has been allocated to the Sea…

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Farm safety warning issued following 32 fatal injuries

The NFU is urging all farmers to prioritise safety on farms this spring after figures showed the fatal injury rate in British agriculture has hardly changed in 40 years. Provisional…

DAIRY MARKETS AND PRICES

Fairer dairy contract regulations come into force in July

Milk processors will be required to begin issuing farmers with new “fairer” dairy contracts from this July. Legislation has been designed to create more price transparency for farmers, as well…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Wheat surges above £180/t as Black Sea tensions flare up

Old-crop and new-crop wheat futures both jumped by £10/t earlier this week in the UK due to increased conflict in Ukraine and reports of poorer crop conditions in the US.…

POTATOES

Trials show it's safe to use key herbicide on Elland potatoes

Farmers growing Elland potatoes are set to benefit from another herbicide option this season, after tests show a key pre-emergence active can be safely used. Metribuzin is key component of…

BUSINESS

Farmers warned against fraudsters stealing VAT refund cash

Farmers are warned to check that HMRC has the correct bank details for VAT refunds. This is because fraudsters are imitating genuine businesses, contacting HMRC to request changes to bank…

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NEWS

Profits up at ABF group with improved outlook for ag sector

Associated British Foods (ABF) is expecting its agricultural businesses to “move forward” as markets improve, after it made a number of acquisitions during the past two years. The ABF group…

WILDLIFE

Sea Eagle Management Scheme support extended for 2024

Sheep producers who have lost livestock to sea eagles will continue to receive support for 2024, the Scottish government has confirmed. Up to £400,000 has been allocated to the Sea…

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Farm safety warning issued following 32 fatal injuries

The NFU is urging all farmers to prioritise safety on farms this spring after figures showed the fatal injury rate in British agriculture has hardly changed in 40 years. Provisional…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Wheat surges above £180/t as Black Sea tensions flare up

Old-crop and new-crop wheat futures both jumped by £10/t earlier this week in the UK due to increased conflict in Ukraine and reports of poorer crop conditions in the US.…

POTATOES

Trials show it's safe to use key herbicide on Elland potatoes

Farmers growing Elland potatoes are set to benefit from another herbicide option this season, after tests show a key pre-emergence active can be safely used. Metribuzin is key component of…

BUSINESS

Farmers warned against fraudsters stealing VAT refund cash

Farmers are warned to check that HMRC has the correct bank details for VAT refunds. This is because fraudsters are imitating genuine businesses, contacting HMRC to request changes to bank…

FARM POLICY

Defra minister hears industry fears on visit to NFU HQ

Despite an unprecedented eight months of extreme weather affecting all farming sectors in England, Defra has no plans to reverse the slide in falling basic payments. Defra secretary Steve Barclay…

TRANSITION

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NEWS

Editor's View: Smoking ban has got me thinking about farming

Roll up, roll up. Well, anyone born after 2009 won’t be in future after this week’s vote in parliament to ban sales of tobacco. Smoking, like recreational tillage, has been…

WILL'S WORLD

Will's World: Spring turnout, Evans family style

Age is just a number, right? After all, unless you’re the senior resident in the nursing home, there’s plenty of people around who’ll have many years on you, especially in…