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Answers needed as abattoir waste charges increase

19 December 2014

CONCERN is mounting about increased abattoir waste charges being passed back to farmers.

David Handley

FFA calls for dedicated dairy farmer representative group

19 December 2014

UK dairy farmers deserve their own dedicated representative body to fight their corner, Farmers For Action (FFA) leader David Handley claimed.

Oil market crash has impact on OSR market

19 December 2014

OILSEED markets have remained flat in recent weeks, with falling crude oil prices weighing heavily on the market.

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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.

Muller Wiseman

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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Become an exceptional leader

13 August 2013

THE old-fashioned view of leadership is that leaders are marked out for leadership from early on in their lives; and that if you are not a born leader, there’s little you can do to become one.

8 secrets of success from Richard St. John

13 August 2013

Why do people succeed? Is it because they’re smart? Or are they just lucky?

Ten habits of great Tweeters

13 August 2013

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Sainsbury's Farming Conference 2014

18 December 2014

Bridging the so-called valley of death between agricultural research and the farmgate is a perennial problem, but Sainsbury’s thinks strong bonds throughout the supply chain will create an agricultural revolution. Ben Pike reports from the retailer’s Farming Conference.


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