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Why multicut silage worth higher contracting fees...
by Rhian Price on March 23, 2019 at 6:20 am
Farmers Weekly Switching from four cuts of silage to six is helping a Welsh dairy produce an extra £72,000 worth of milk sold. While the additional cost of cutting grass more frequently can put […]
Video: Dog attack on sheep – ‘no farmer...
by Alison Konieczny on March 23, 2019 at 6:20 am
Farmers Weekly Warning: Video contains graphic images. Dog attacks on sheep cost the UK farming industry £1.2m in 2018, according to NFU Mutual, and in Wales incidents are on the rise. Gareth […]
5 minutes with… Farmer of the Year Craig...
by Emma Northam on March 23, 2019 at 6:16 am
Farmers Weekly It’s been a whirlwind few months for the Farmers Weekly Award winners – 15 extraordinary farmers, advisers, contractors and farmworkers who last year received one of […]
Farmer Focus: Larger farm doesn’t equal cheaper...
by Lucinda Dann on March 23, 2019 at 6:02 am
Farmers Weekly I find it hard to believe we are already near the end of March; how can this year be going so fast! The February heatwave gave us a suitable chance to drill and roll most spring barley […]
New HSE rules on welding fumes come into force
by Philip Case on March 23, 2019 at 6:00 am
Farmers Weekly Farmers are being alerted to a change in health and safety rules affecting anyone who does welding. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently announced that it is […]
Farmers warn continued Brexit uncertainty is...
The continued uncertainty surrounding the UK's terms of withdrawal from the EU is causing 'serious implications' for farmers, groups have warned. Brexit date is now extended until the 22 May if […]
Arla announces milk price hold for fourth...
Dairy cooperative Arla has confirmed its price for conventional milk price will remain the same for April 2019. The price it pays out to its 2,400 British farmer owners will be held for a fourth […]
NI farmers 'continue to carry burden' of water...
Farmers have called NI Water's announcement that it will increase non-domestic water and sewage charges as 'unfair'. NI Water’s announced it will increase charges by 2.7 per cent, calling […]
Farmers warned about new rules to reduce exposure...
Farmers are being alerted to a change in health and safety rules affecting anyone who does any welding on the farm. Farmers are being warned about new rules to reduce exposure to welding fumes […]
John Deere's new PIN code lock system locks...
John Deere is offering a new PIN code lock system, similar to that used on smartphones, to help deter theft of tractor components. The US machinery giant designed the system to make it impossible […]
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Coastal flooding and adaptation to climate change inquiry launched
on March 19, 2019 at 4:34 pm
Letter from the Secretary of State to the Chair on council farms, 4 March 2019
on March 14, 2019 at 12:00 am
Defra Ministers Question Time
on March 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Letter from the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food to the Chair on the Minister’s...
on March 7, 2019 at 12:00 am
Ministers questioned on promoting and marketing British food and drink
on March 6, 2019 at 8:30 am