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The general malaise in deadweight prime cattle trade has continued read more
Liveweight lamb trade has continued to strengthen read more
Müller Wiseman Dairies propses to buy Dairy Crest’s dairy operations
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Last week proved another difficult one for the finished pig market read more
The GB weekly average price for week ended 29th January fell £4.10/t to £150.33/t read more
French soft wheat stocks look set to swell read more
Feed demand for the pig sector is expected to fall sharply this year read more
United Kingdom Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics – July 2014 read more


 
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Latest News     07 February 2016  
Copa, Cogeca see good EU cereals harvest thnks to weather, but low prices
New Copa and Cogeca figures predict a promising EU cereals harvest this year due to favourable weather conditions but grain prices remain low whilst the EU rapeseed harvest is expected to be down, partly as a result of the neonicotinoid seed treatment ban.
New backer brings CRRU UK roster to 15
The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) UK has a new 15th member company, contributing financially and providing the resources and expertise of its staff to assist the operation of CRRU and implementation of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime.
MEPs demand TTIP concessions
Scottish Alyn Smith MEP has reacted angrily to reports of confidential free trade documents that show, at the request of the US authorities, that the European Commission wants all chicken carcasses to be cleaned with a chemical solution of peracetic acid as already takes place in the USA.
Ramularia resistance ratings issued for winter barley
Ramularia resistance ratings for winter barley varieties have been published for the first time by AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds.
Meadow foods holds milk price for March 2016
Meadow Foods, the UK’s largest independent dairy and leading supplier of milk based dairy ingredients to the food industry, has announced some positive news for its producers as it will be holding its milk price for March 2016 at 19ppl.
Fonterra launches market-linked price for organic milk
The success of Fonterra’s organic business has prompted the New Zealand Co-operative to introduce an independent organic milk price linked to market returns for organic products.
US farmers urge Congress to stop TPP
The US Trade Representative today signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and a national organization representing farmers and ranchers from coast to coast is calling on Congress to block the giant trade pact.
NFF welcomes TPP signing, urges swift ratification
Australia’s National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has welcomed the formal signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in Auckland today and urged the swift ratification of the agreement so as to create new export opportunities for Australian agriculture and to further build the sector’s contribution to the national economy.
Signing of TPP is one important step towards increased Canadian oilseed exports
Today’s signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) starts the clock towards implementing a deal that will bring hundreds of millions more dollars from canola exports into communities to support stable jobs across the country, says the Canola Council of Canada. While negotiations finished in October 2015, today’s signing means that the elimination of tariffs on canola is one step closer.
MEPs object to three GM soybean authorisations
The EU Commission should not authorize the use of glyphosate-tolerant GM soybeans in food and feed, said Parliament on Wednesday.
Politics

MEPs object to three GM soybean authorisations
The EU Commission should not authorize the use of glyphosate-tolerant GM soybeans in food and feed, said Parliament on Wednesday.
MEP slams EU "indecision by committee"
Alyn Smith MEP has slammed the decision to create a new forum – the Agricultural Markets Task Force – to discuss supply chain issues as the latest in a long line of delays that farmers cannot afford.
Satellite data transforms environmental protection
Europe’s first ever satellite programme designed to continuously monitor our planet’s health is now helping to protect and improve the UK’s precious natural environment, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss announced today.
Council challenged to honour ‘duty of care’ to tenant farmers as notices issued
NFU has strongly urged Herefordshire Council to honour its duty of care to its tenant farmers affected by their decision to sell off the county farms estate.
NFUS supports tenancies passed down family line and sold for a 35 year term
NFU Scotland has written to the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee this week to voice its support for legislation to be broadened to enable tenants in secure tenancies to pass the farm down the family line.
Farmers should play a leading role in research and innovation to ensure a viable EU agriculture sector for the future
Copa and Cogeca underlined the key role of research and innovation in a viable EU agriculture sector and the need for farmers and agri-cooperatives to play a key role in the process right from the start at a major Conference this week.
World

MEPs demand TTIP concessions
Scottish Alyn Smith MEP has reacted angrily to reports of confidential free trade documents that show, at the request of the US authorities, that the European Commission wants all chicken carcasses to be cleaned with a chemical solution of peracetic acid as already takes place in the USA.
Fonterra launches market-linked price for organic milk
The success of Fonterra’s organic business has prompted the New Zealand Co-operative to introduce an independent organic milk price linked to market returns for organic products.
US farmers urge Congress to stop TPP
The US Trade Representative today signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and a national organization representing farmers and ranchers from coast to coast is calling on Congress to block the giant trade pact.
NFF welcomes TPP signing, urges swift ratification
Australia’s National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has welcomed the formal signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in Auckland today and urged the swift ratification of the agreement so as to create new export opportunities for Australian agriculture and to further build the sector’s contribution to the national economy.
Signing of TPP is one important step towards increased Canadian oilseed exports
Today’s signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) starts the clock towards implementing a deal that will bring hundreds of millions more dollars from canola exports into communities to support stable jobs across the country, says the Canola Council of Canada. While negotiations finished in October 2015, today’s signing means that the elimination of tariffs on canola is one step closer.
Fonterra revises 2015/16 forecast milk price
Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today reduced its forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the 2015/16 season from $4.60 per kgMS to $4.15 per kgMS.

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