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Farming

Labour Ignores the Food Producers at it’s Peril

1834, 1906, 2006 How the farmworkers got organised   EVERY YEAR thousands of trade unionists journey to Tolpuddle in Dorset, to celebrate the brave and pioneering work of six agricultural

Corbyn’s Mad Cow ?

14 quotes from shadow Defra secretary Kerry McCarthy   © Matt Devine Alamy Stock Photo   Shadow Defra secretary Kerry McCarthy has a long track record as an animal rights

A Vegan in Command of the Corbyn Coup ?

What is a Vegan?   Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or poultry.   Vegans, in addition to being vegetarian, do not use other animal products and by-products such as

Government Guaranteed Prices, Food & Trading Boards

Price stabilisation   Many primary markets are subject to extreme  fluctuations in price.    There are several methods of intervention available  to governments and agencies.   Buffer stocks   Buffer

To Be a Farmers Boy ?

Meet the UK’s oldest farmers        Image caption                                       Elwyn, Nancy and Ceredig Williams at their farm in Wales                  With changes to state and company pensions, the

The MILKMAN

Dairy farmers sell direct to public in order to boost margins News 14 Aug 2015 BY Olivia Midgley   Online retailer Farmdrop has seen a 700 per cent increase in

Free Milk for Minors ?

    Morrisons agrees to milk price talks after farmers blockade distribution centre    The supermarket has said it will not accept any further cost price decreases from its suppliers

Food Producers Protest

Farmers ramp up protests over unfair pricing Farmers act over the poor farmgate prices they receive with another stint of protests. News 03 Aug 2015 BY Olivia Midgley Farmers emptied

EU FINES UK Over £640 million

Farmers Guardian Good afternoon   As Defra faces further cuts to its diminishing budget putting further pressure on areas like animal health control and flood management, it has emerged the

Most food Comes From Farms

A new survey by OnePoll has revealed an 8 per cent rise in people who view UK farming in a ’favourable’ light. 68 per cent of British public have a

You Can’t Eat Solar Panels and We Need Food

Solar farm set to ‘blight landscape’ in Cheadle         SHARE PICTURE !- –>   Copy link to paste in your message                         What the solar farm could

Real Farmers Labour

  MOST FOOD COMES FROM FARMS AND FARMS ARE MORE THAN A TORY RURAL AFFAIR From Apprentices to Tenants – From Family Farms to Horticulture LABOUR HAS SUPPORTED FOOD,FARMING &

Badgers are Riddled with TB

Cheshire estates launch badger vaccination project   The estates, covering 40 farms, have drawn down £165,000 from Defra’s Edge Area badger vaccination fund Defra is focusing funding for badger vaccination

No More Convoys ?

New tractor and trailer weight limits come into force   FARMERS will be able to take larger tractor and trailer combinations on to the road and drive them faster from

Neglect British Agriculture, Again, at Your Peril

‘Stark choice’: Britain will import 50% of food by 2040, farmers union warns                                                      Published time: February 24, 2015 17:13                                                                                                                                         Reuters / Darren

Priced Beyond Reach-Stamp Duty and Land Tax

  Investor influence driving farmland to record highs   FARMERS are facing unprecedented competition when attempting to buy top quality agricultural land. 6 February 2015 | By Joel Durkin New

Most Food Comes From Farms

Increase in farmers using GM crops globally MORE farmers than ever are using genetically modified (GM) crops according to new figures. 29 January 2015 | By Olivia Midgley Statistics from

Something to Beef About

Beef The proof of the pudding is in the eating and farmers should settle for the ministry quality and grading system. Who is to say that cattle are better by

Cows and Farmers to the Slaughter

Supermarket price war leads to 50% cut in dairy farmers       1 / 1     Sixty farmers gave up their milk herds last month Getty    

Save the Family Farm

Q&A: Family farmers in need of more help to prosper Is there a future for the small family farm or does bigger mean better? Olivia Midgley spoke to Family Farmers’

Asda seeks to profit more from women

Asda launches women only discussion group ASDA has launched its Womens Farming Discussion Group – the next step in its ongoing strategy promoting British farming and sustainable supply chains. 23

Hay Ewe

Farmer’s shock as ewe gives birth to five lambs 17 December 2014 | By Barry Alston YOUNG North Wales farmer Gareth Pierce got the shock of his life when discovered

A Minister for Food -For a Fairer Food Chain

Groceries Adjudicator must get tougher on retailers AGRICULTURE chiefs have called on the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) to ‘toughen up’ and impart clearer guidelines on buying practices in order to

905 Million More Reasons to Get Out of the EU

New pesticide legislation could cost UK industry £905 million PROPOSED European legislation to tighten pesticide regulations and the definition of endocrine disruptors (ED) could cost UK agriculture more than £905

Human Pigs in Pendle’s Council Palaces

Couple sends out warning about farmland purchase pressure ONGOING expansion of a large industrial estate is placing one farmer under ‘immense pressure’ to sell his land, his partner has claimed.

Weeding Out Weeds

Dawn of farming sparked speed-evolution in weeds   IT DIDN’T take long. Just a few thousand years after humans began to domesticate crops, a wide variety of weeds had adapted

Slow Boats to China

Spotlight on China: Opportunities in the East for UK farming exports   9 October 2014 | By Joel Durkin   CHINA is a country in the midst of radical change.

Milk Men Protest

FFA to target Muller Wiseman in milk price protest tonight 6 October 2014 | By Alistair Driver FARMERS For Action is set to target Muller Wiseman tonight in what could