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  1. Agriland RSS

    Government to issue short-term visas for poultry workers for Christmas

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Up to 5,000 temporary visas will be made available for poultry workers to travel and work in the UK just in time for Christmas, the government has announced. This follows an announcement by the Department for Transport of an allowance for a further...
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    New report underlines need for joined-up action to protect rivers

    New report underlines need for joined-up action to protect rivers Written by Defra Press Office The Rivers Trust has today launched its State of Our Rivers report aiming to allow the English public understand and explore the health of their rivers on a national and local scale. Environment...
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    Biodiversity decline ‘can be reversed’ by 2030

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Greater action, investment and embracing natural solutions are crucial to reversing biodiversity decline by 2030, the five UK statutory nature agencies say in a new report published today (Wednesday, September 22). It marks the first anniversary of the...
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    UK government strikes deal to reinstate CO2 production

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Reports have emerged this afternoon (September 21), claiming the UK government has struck a deal to reinstate carbon dioxide production. It follows talks with UK Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng. On Wednesday (September 15), one of the world’s...
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    Oxford Farming Conference 2022 : Speakers and events announced

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) has launched its programme for the 2022 event, which is set to return to Oxford University in January of next year. The event – taking place from Wednesday, January 5 to Friday, January 7 – will be centered around the...
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    Over £66 million given to extend Welsh environmental farming schemes

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland More than £66 million is being made available by the Welsh government to continue delivering positive environmental outcomes for Wales, a key part of maximising the protective power of nature through farming. Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has...
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    2nd wheats

    What’s the earliest people will start drilling second wheats? With latitude
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    Calls for NI to invest in technology to reduce methane emissions from waste

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Lack of investment in Northern Ireland’s waste infrastructure has left the industry emitting higher volumes of environmentally-damaging greenhouse gases, such as methane. The latest Northern Ireland Greenhouse Gas Inventory shows that the waste...
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    UK consumers want the future of agriculture discussed at COP26 in Glasgow

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The results of a recent survey confirm that more than 70% of UK consumers want the future of agriculture to be discussed at the upcoming COP26 summit in Glasgow. At present, it is not one of the main agenda items. The research, carried out on...
  10. DairyGrazing

    Clover in silage/grazing ground?

    Of the acres we have down to grass all but 10 acres is grazed but we do have dedicated silage fields that get grazed as the season goes. Some get grazed well into the new year depending on the year. Some of the fields can be wet but not heavy soil types and docks are an issue. I take it theres...
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    2021 Food and Drink Federation Awards winners announced

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The winners of the 2021 Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards were announced at The Royal Lancaster in London last night, Thursday, September 16. The event, which celebrates the UK food and drink industry, brought together over 500 guests. This year...
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    Livestock books

    I have read James Rebanks and Amanda Owen's collections. Does anyone have any recommendations for other books on livestock farming? Don't mind if they are informative guides, autobiographies, journals, diaries etc
  13. Oxford Farming Conference

    OFC Bitesize: Farming on the Frontline of Climate Change

    OFC Bitesize On-Demand Our second Bitesize, Farming on the Frontline of Climate Change, in partnership with Nature Friendly Farmers Network, travelled to Africa, Australia and the UK to hear from three farmers who are facing climate change. Discussion included the need for stronger...
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    Government announces new measures to ‘ramp up’ HGV driver testing

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland In an effort to tackle the current UK-wide HGV driver shortage, new measures have been added to driver testing, allowing for roughly 30,000 more HGV test to go ahead every year. In a written statement to Parliament today (September 10), the Secretary of...
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    South Caernarfon Creameries delivers record year for profits

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland A leading Welsh cheesemaker has delivered a record year with operating profits of £3.4 million on sales of £61.5 million. South Caernarfon Creameries (SCC) has achieved that alongside starting work on a major expansion at their headquarters at Chwilog...
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    Milk producers commit to home-grown wheat and barley for straw value

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Increasing numbers of dairy farmers in Northern Ireland seem committed to growing their own acreages of wheat and barley. But according to Co. Down contractor Andrew Gibson, it’s not the grain value of the cereal that is driving this growth, but...
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    NSW has lifted its ban on genetically modified crops: what difference will it make to food and farmers?

    NSW has lifted its ban on genetically modified crops: what difference will it make to food and farmers? Written by Donna Lu from the Guardian Research has shown community opposition to GM foods is broader than just health concerns New South Wales lifted its ban on genetically modified crops...
  18. Just because

    Grazing clover

    Have been offered this to graze with store lambs before he ploughs and plants with wheat was a red clover and rye grass mix (clover taken over) 18ac field was going to strip graze possible buffer feed with straw/hay and other tips my first time grazing that much clover ?? Thanks
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    Herbal leys for dairy cattle grazing

    Moving over to herbal leys here for dairy cow grazing (holsteins on conventional system). Drought prone soil and low summer rainfall are main reasons. Lots of advice out there but seems more beef/sheep than dairy focus. So for dairy cows... Who's got them? What do you put in them? Are the...
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    Poots launches NI’s first Agricultural Policy Framework

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland “Business as usual for many farms will not be an option,” Minister Poots warned as he launched the first look of Northern Ireland’s new Future Agricultural Policy Framework. The document, which is the first of its kind, outlines the future shape of farm...
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