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    Farmers Weekly: Growers Call For New Grain Assurance Standard

  2. Boydvalley

    US to lift lamb import ban

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-58654045 Banned in 1989 with beef because of bse.
  3. Agriland RSS

    Sheep Breeders Round Table to include international ovine experts

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland There are just seven weeks to go until the 2021 Sheep Breeders Round Table (SBRT). The online event takes place this year between Monday and Friday, November 15-19. The SBRT is an industry initiative, with collaboration from levy-boards AHDB Beef and...
  4. Brid @ ADAS

    Mating sheep on red clover swards field lab

    We're investigating if grazing ewes on grass leys containing red clover affects their fertility as part of a new field lab with Innovative Farmers. After an initial meeting, one of our trial farmers could no longer participate so we are looking for another (preferably someone based in the West...
  5. Sonoftheheir

    100,000 pigs to be destroyed

    A Couple of weeks ago the news was reporting that up to 100,000 Pigs would have to be destroyed due to foreign labour shortage. Has it happened yet?
  6. Agriland RSS

    Gwyn Howells honoured for contribution to the Welsh red meat industry

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) chief executive, Gwyn Howells, has received a top industry award in recognition of his contribution to the development of the lamb, beef and pork sectors in Wales. At a Council for Awards of Royal Agricultural...
  7. Yorkshire lad

    CF Fertilisers

    I’ve had an email yesterday that CF are stopping production of AN at Billingham and Ince, due to the cost of gas . It doesn’t say how long for, but it’s not good news How have government allowed one company to have all the AN production in the uk . I thought there were laws regarding monopolies
  8. Agriland RSS

    ‘If Stormont collapses, so will NI’s Climate Bill’, protesters warn

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Protesters at Stormont have warned if Northern Ireland’s political institutions fail, so will a controversial bill setting a net-zero target for Northern Ireland by 2045. The Climate Change Bill was tabled as a private member’s bill by Green Party MLA...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    AHDB champions UK red meat at China exhibition

    Written by Iain Hoey from Farm Business Read meat from the UK will be showcased in China this week at the 19th annual China International Meat Industry Exhibition (CIMIE) this week. Held in Qingdao Cosmopolitan Exposition, from September 15 to 17, CIMIE should attract more than 1,000...
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    Guy Smith's response to FW article on AIC rules.

    What's he talking about. I don't get his argument. We say we want AIC to allow UK grain to have same intake requirements as imports. Guy is waffling on about government, neonics, and watering down RT rules to lowest common denominator is bad. We're not talking about lowering RT rules, we're...
  11. C

    When will the ADHB cereals ballot vote be.?

    Has a date been set ??
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    FW podcast on RT in cereals sector

    First article of the podcast (3.9.2021) Don't think anyone will employ me as a speaker! Really interesting speaking to Hugh Broom who didn't know how RT/AIC/NFU were going to be able to wriggle out of the issue. Must have been 30 mins talking to Hugh, who then chose one line from me for the...
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    Fair play to FW for tackling AIC issue head on.

    AIC and RT still haven't explained why UK grain growers are prevented from supplying UFAS mills under similar terms to imports. https://www.fwi.co.uk/business/compliance/uk-growers-dismayed-over-double-standards-of-feed-mills
  14. Agriland RSS

    Mexican market access worth up to £50 million to British pork producers

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Access to the Mexican market could be worth up to £50 million to British pork producers in the first five years, according to a UK levy body. Mexico is the second Latin American market to open access for British pork, and follows the Dominican Republic...
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    Red Tractor - "The Great Grain Robbery Movie"

    So come on let’s have a bit of fun at red tractors expense. we all know it’s a con and the management are a joke but if there was to be a movie who would play the lead and bit part characters? Any actor, personality or character either dead or alive can be included! I will start with the No no...
  16. W

    Extase potential problems

    I have heard from my agronomist today that someone not far from me PE9 postcode, has been harvesting extase with a yield of about 2 t/ha. Apparently KwS are looking into this. Has anyone else had any problems.?
  17. Agriland RSS

    Industry committed to re-establishing Scotland’s seed potato trade with Europe

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Industry leaders have said they will push to reinstate Scotland’s valuable seed potato trade with Europe at the opening of Solana Seeds’ new Scottish base on Wednesday (August 11). NFU Scotland vice president Andrew Connon made the commitment as he...
  18. CPM RSS

    Arable Scotland – A strategic approach

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Now in its third year, Arable Scotland aims to bring together key industry players to discuss outlook and opportunities for Scottish growers. CPM joined the virtual event. This isn’t an estimate or projection. This is real data. By Charlotte...
  19. Agriland RSS

    AHDB introduces new red meat dashboards

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (AHDB) levy payers and stakeholders will for the first time be able to access new foodservice data which provides a complete picture of the red meat marketplace in Britain. The new dashboards are...
  20. W

    AHDB and Red Tractor

    With the impending cereals vote and the fact they’ve recently lost the potato and horticulture one as well as actively promoting the con Red Tractor scheme which way will the cereals vote go? I’ll be voting to stop the levy as we need to claim back the money we are all forced to pay the Ponzi...