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Crediton Dairy sold
Arla Foods amba has agreed to sell its Crediton Dairy milk drinks business to a management buy-out team led by former Milk Link chief executive Neil Kennedy and former Milk Link group finance director Tim Smiddy.
IPPC reprieve for livestock sector in NFU lobbying success
The European Commission’s decision not to amend thresholds for poultry and pigs or to include cattle in the Industrial Emissions Directive is a great relief for the livestock sector, but any proposed measures on manure spreading could still impact on the industry, the NFU said.
Arla Foods amba to increase price by 1.7ppl to 31.91ppl from 27 May
Arla Milk Link farmers are to receive a 1.7 pence increase on their standard litre price, from 27 May, as a result of Arla Foods amba increasing its on-account price to its 12,400 cooperative members.
New red meat forum for Halal sector
A new open forum to discuss what needs to be done to help the Halal red meat industry move forward is being created.
East of England announces more industry leading names for Smithfield premier event
The East of England Agricultural Society has announced more judges and sponsors as momentum gathers for the premier livestock event of the year, the East of England Smithfield Livestock Festival.
South Devon cattle breeders celebrate at National Show
More than 100 South Devon cattle put on a stunning display at the breed’s National Show last week.
FUW claims Irish fodder scheme distorting market for crisis-hit Welsh farmers
A €2m southern Irish government scheme to help its farmers to import fodder from the UK and other EU countries is distorting the market for Welsh farmers also in desperate need of fodder, the Farmers’ Union of Wales claimed today.
Keeping nutrient management plans up-to-date
The abnormally low soil temperatures earlier in the year have not only affected grass growth, but have also led to a poorer than anticipated response to nitrogen (N), making it essential to for farmers to review their nutrient management plans, according to the latest advice from EBLEX.
Reject EU dairy proposals that shackle milk supplies, urges NFU
The NFU is calling on CAP reform negotiators to reject proposals from the European Parliament that would see a return to supply controls in the dairy sector once the existing quota system expires in 2015.
AIC launches feed calculatormore
AIC, in conjunction with a working group from FEMAS, its feed materials assurance scheme, and representatives of the feed supply chain, has developed a ‘FEMAS Calculator’.
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