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  • Profits down at Fram Farmers Group
    by Lauren Harris on December 9, 2019 at 2:10 pm

    Farmers Weekly Suffolk-based Fram Farmers Group saw a 28% drop in operating profit before tax in the financial year to 30 June 2019, despite a record turnover. The farmer-owned co-operative provides […]

  • Turkey theft sets alarm bells ringing in run-up...
    by Philip Clarke on December 9, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    Farmers Weekly Traditional turkey growers are being urged to stay alert as the holiday season approaches, following the theft of several large birds from a farm in Devon. John Smye of Broadclyst […]

  • Supermarkets blockaded in Irish beef protest
    by Johann Tasker on December 9, 2019 at 11:59 am

    Farmers Weekly Irish farmers campaigning for higher beef prices have blockaded a Tesco central distribution centre in Donabate, County Dublin The blockade started at 7am on Monday (9 December). See […]

  • How hill farmers keep production costs to £43 a...
    by Rhian Price on December 9, 2019 at 6:30 am

    Farmers Weekly Penny Chantler and her sons, William and Sam Sawday, are improving profitability at the 188ha Hill Farm, Llanigon, Hay-on-Wye, by keeping production costs in their sheep enterprise low […]

  • When is it time to upgrade your farm computer?
    by Isabel Davies on December 9, 2019 at 6:20 am

    Farmers Weekly Many farmers would benefit from upgrading or replacing their computer sooner than they might think necessary, according to the Farm Advisory Service (FAS) in Scotland. The farm […]

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