1. Jon 3085

    BPS early ?

  2. T

    How’s your supermarket

    Ok so i nipped to the shops today for the wife, one whole area was missing and had been replaced with wallpaper shelves and all the veg was Spanish - and very dirty ??? , hang in there boys we might just be respected yet !
  3. C


    is it possible to make a living off 350 acres in arable
  4. W

    Guy Smiths steps down from Red Tractor

    Jumping ship because he doesn’t want to be involved with the PPI of agriculture or just had enough of politics and wants to go back to farming?
  5. H

    British Farming Union on TFF

    Who or what is behind this ? I just spotted the section where you can join up but no explanation as to who is organising it ......or am I behind the times ?
  6. Agriland RSS

    Company fined £44,000 after poultry shed malfunction kills over 27,000 chickens

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland A company that manages poultry farms has been fined £44,000 after a computer malfunction in a broiler shed ventilation system caused the death of more than 27,000 chickens. Leicestershire County Council’s Trading Standards Service prosecuted Hudson &...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    Free range eggs back on shelves, but farmers warn that future is still bleak

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business More than 27million free range and organic hens will be allowed outside again from 2 May after Defra announced the lifting of a mandatory housing order. All captive birds have been kept inside since November to protect them from avian influenza. In...
  8. Agriland RSS

    Gov to cut tariffs on Ukrainian poultry imports

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The UK government is to cut tariffs on all goods from Ukraine to zero under the UK-Ukraine free trade agreement (FTA), as part of its measures to support the country in its conflict with Russia. This includes tariffs on key Ukrainian exports like...
  9. Agriland RSS

    NFU Scotland welcomes lifting of bird housing restrictions

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland NFU Scotland’s Poultry Working Group has welcomed the announcement that, from Monday, May 2, housing measures placed on birds in late November 2021 because of Avian Influenza will be lifted. While poultry keepers will be keen to return free range...
  10. B


    Brother said yesterday there's talk of CF mothballing it's uk plants. Worrying if true.
  11. Agriland RSS

    Bird flu: Housing measures to end next week

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The mandatory housing measures introduced across the UK to help stop the spread of avian influenza (bird flu) will be lifted on Monday, May 2, the four chief veterinary officers have said. This means that poultry and other captive birds will no longer...
  12. Agriland RSS

    Call for supermarkets to stop ‘poison poultry’

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Soil Association has today (Monday, April 25) launched a petition calling on UK supermarkets to remove harmful pesticides from their soya supply chains. According to the charity, the pesticides sprayed on poultry-feed crops in Latin America kill...
  13. Farm Business RSS

    Supermarkets “suffocating businesses” as farmers warn of egg shortages this year

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business British free range and organic egg farmers are considering a mass exodus from the industry after major supermarkets refused to help them cover spiralling feed and energy costs. New data shows scores of farms are considering stopping production at the end...
  14. jackrussell101

    Is Defra reckless and short sighted cutting Farm BPS payments and replacing with lower production environmental whilst the third world starve?

    Discuss. On Jeremy Vine today most interesting and highly recommend. Seems every caller in of the public was in favour of producing more food and becoming more self sufficient as a country... Can't think our looming government policy is going too look to good in 6 months time? I think Putin...
  15. AIMS

    We have been speaking with the Ukraine Version of AIMS

    Last week Norman Bagley (Head of Policy at AIMS) and I met with Mykola Babenko and Vladyslav Kashmar from the Meat Industry Association of Ukraine: Click Here We heard about how several abattoirs and processing plants have been completely destroyed and the need for post-war investment in the...
  16. AIMS

    Food Security begins with Farm Security

    We have recently been introduced to a business called Camor. They are a group of ex-military intelligence officers and police officers who specialise in security and counter terrorism. Check out their short film here: We know that the meat industry is a target for food terrorism. We have seen...
  17. MX7

    Looming food crisis,what can uk ag industry do?

    With the serious possibility of a world food shortage looming due to Ukraine agriculture being seriously disrupted, what can the uk agriculture industry do to help alleviate the situation in the uk? Getting very late in the season to rip up thousands of ha’s of ag land that is just growing...
  18. B

    selling up

    anyone seriously considering it ? with land prices where they are its tempting if you've no successors and you're a certain age . but !! people selling for 3/4 grand an acre doesn't seem that long ago to me AND what do you do with all that lolly ?
  19. F

    Unnecessary Costs In Livestock Production

    Having been berated about the price of lamb and how people need to pay more for it, if us Peasants are to continue in business producing these lambs, I thought I would start a thread about what could or should be done to reduce the costs that many of us have. Many of these costs are out of our...
  20. pappuller

    Maize 2022

    Thought I'd kick this off, what are peoples thoughts regarding seedbed feeding this year ? We are going to increase slurry and apply a foliar n product once the plant is growing.