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Dairy industry unlikely to begin recovery until end of 2015

28 November 2014

DAIRY commodity markets may not see a reversal in fortunes until this time next year, experts have said.

Potato industry could be set for significant surplus

28 November 2014

POTATO growers could be looking at more than one million tonnes of surplus UK stocks, according to one expert.

FFA and Morrisons clash over letter from retailer

28 November 2014

A MAJOR row has erupted between Farmers For Action (FFA) and Morrisons as the action group continued to blockade the retailer’s depots.

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Features and analysis

Muller / Dairy Crest: Views of the deal

13 November 2014

Like many Dairy Crest farmers, Richard Pearman said he was ‘shocked’ when he heard about the sale, but believed it was a ‘good proposal’ in the long-term.

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Muller's purchase of Dairy Crest liquid division welcomed

13 November 2014

MULLER’S £80 million cash deal to buy the Dairy Crest dairies business was broadly welcomed by farmers, industry chiefs and market analysts.

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13 August 2013

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13 August 2013

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13 August 2013

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A report this week has moved agriculture away from being the ‘fall guy’ of antimicrobial resistance.

Nuffield scholars bring home lessons to benefit UK farming

28 November 2014

THE annual Nuffield Farming Conference saw the latest crop of scholars present their research findings following a period of international travel on a variety of chosen topics. Olivia Midgley reports from Ashford, Kent.


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