1. Agriland RSS

    Cranswick reaffirms financial outlook for 2022

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland Cranswick has reported an unchanged outlook for the current financial year, according to preliminary results published by the UK food company today (Tuesday, May 24). The group, which employs over 13,300 people across 20 facilities in the UK, has...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Avian Influenza Prevention Zone in NI lifted

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) which was introduced back in November to help slow the spread of bird flu across Northern Ireland has been lifted. And, the ban on poultry gatherings will end on June 1, said Minister of Agriculture, Environment...
  3. Agriland RSS

    ‘It’s the same nugget, just better’ – company harnesses nutritional benefits of bones

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland A Finnish food-tech start-up has discovered a way to get up to 30% more from a single chicken by harnessing the nutritional benefits of bones. It means that more poultry-based food can be produced from the same amount of raw material while reducing the...
  4. MX7

    The conflict of growing crops for biomass or food.

    The looming world tight supply of cereals/ maize(corn), makes me question the growing of crops , worldwide, for biomass to feed AD facilities , versus using the same amount of ha’s to grow cereals for human /animal consumption. Worldwide I wonder how many ha’s of biomass crops are grown to feed...
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    I'm not sure as dairy farmers we work as hard as we think

    Today we finished putting up a concrete slurry store. For the last month I have had a glimpse of the life of a construction worker. So after bank holiday Monday they got into the car at 3 am Tuesday morning and arrived on site at 9. They then worked from 7.30 till 5 every day until following...
  6. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    Innovative ruminant diet formulation needed as feed costs soar

    With high feed costs jeopardising profitability, dairy and beef producers are being encouraged to utilise proven feed additives to make diets more cost effective and flexible, replicating the approach taken in monogastric diet formulation. “Fine tuning ruminant diets with proven feed additives...
  7. Agriland RSS

    UN distributes seed potatoes to over 17,000 households in Ukraine

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has distributed seed potato kits to over 17,700 vulnerable households in rural Ukraine. The organisation, which is working to safeguard food security in the war-torn country, believes...
  8. Agriland RSS

    ‘Agflation’ breaks through the 30% barrier

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland UK ‘agflation’ has been soaring since the beginning of the year and shows no sign of flattening off, according to farm business consultancy, The Andersons Centre. This trend has been driven, primarily, by the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Agflation The...
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    Situation Vacant Poultry handlers wanted.

    We are looking for poultry handlers as well as team leaders. Full and part time positions available but must be full time to hold team leader position. Poultry handlers start pay of 10ph. Team leaders pay is to be discussed. Team leaders must hold a UK driving license. All training and PPE...
  10. Bignor Farmer

    Red Tractor non conformance

    I don’t usually have too many problems with my audit but I do put in a huge amount of work in advance. Am I wasting my time? What is the consequence of lots of lots of non-critical failures? Sorry Mr Inspector I don’t have any grain temperature and moisture records this year but it all sold...
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    Scrapping farm assurance

    After discussions with the people we sell cattle to it has become clear that beef assurance is a waste of time, effort and money. now here’s my dilemma…. this week we have a “visit” to do Arable and Beef inspection. arable (for now) is going to have to stay assured so do I…… A - ring the...
  12. R J

    India Bans wheat exports

    Just heard this on the radio this morning , with immediate affect
  13. Agriland RSS

    Marks & Spencer eager to develop closer relationships with farmers

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Marks & Spencer is keen to develop ever closer supply relationships with farmers across the island of Ireland. It was a point made by its representatives at this year’s Balmoral Show which has been taking place this week. Earlier this week, Marks &...
  14. Cowabunga

    The danger of centralised factory food

    Just look at the massive number of major retailers and products implicated in this one factory salmonella contamination. Just imagine how much worse a centralised artificial meat production facility, contaminated by something worse, like Botulism, could injure or kill thousands of people in a...
  15. Agriland RSS

    Bird flu case confirmed in Nottinghamshire

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland A new case of avian influenza (bird flu) has been proclaimed, in commercial poultry at a premises near Lowdham, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed there on Saturday (May 7), the Department...
  16. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    Controlling microbial balance in housing could offer health and performance benefits

    Pig and poultry farmers are being encouraged to think about the animal environment in the same way they would consider the internal health of an animal, with the formation of external positive biofilms offering the potential to improve health, welfare and productivity. “Managing the internal...
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    supermarkets treat us like mugs

    At the pig and poulty show. A supermarket buyer said they were no longer worried about their egg suppy for 2023 because farmers will keep on supplying what ever the price.
  18. Pan mixer

    Pig and Poultry Fair

    Was it exciting? I miss going along but am too busy/unenthusiastic this year.
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    White-tailed eagle killed in West Sussex with dangerous banned pesticide

  20. Farmdeals

    PIG & POULTRY 22

    A new week to grow Farmdeals by attending another show & introducing our digital platform to potential new suppliers. The Pig and Poultry Fair is the leading event for the UK pig, poultry and egg sectors. Wishing all those setting up, representing and visiting a successful show...