Agricultural News

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  • 2018 John Nix Pocketbook Published
    • 2018 John Nix Pocketbook Published
    • Mon, Sep 4, 2017
    • The Andersons Centre has published the latest edition of the John Nix Pocketbook. Order now - www.thepocketbook.co.uk 01664 564 508
  • Andersons Sponsers Nuffield International Triennial
  • Possible Pesticide Ban under Greening?
  • NVZ Designations
    • NVZ Designations
    • Thu, Feb 2, 2017
    • The Environment Agency (EA) has released details of the proposed Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) for 2017.
  • Sugar Beet Harvest
    • Sugar Beet Harvest
    • Wed, Dec 21, 2016
    • The sugar beet harvest currently underway looks set to deliver average yields.
  • New Woodland Grant Scheme
    • New Woodland Grant Scheme
    • Mon, Nov 28, 2016
    • The Forestry Commission has launched a new grant scheme, the Woodland Carbon Fund.
  • The Andersons Centre acquires InsideTrack
    • The Andersons Centre acquires InsideTrack
    • Mon, Nov 7, 2016
    • The Andersons Centre is delighted to announce its acquisition of InsideTrack, the highly-respected publication aimed at keeping the UK arable sector informed on the latest economic, policy and environmental developments.
  • Meat Market Update Sept 2016
    • Meat Market Update Sept 2016
    • Mon, Sep 26, 2016
    • The Pound has remained weak against both the Euro and the Dollar this is helping exports, making imports more expensive and continuing to support UK livestock prices.
  • What Brexit means for the UK Agricultural Sector
  • Equine Business Guide 6th Edition now available
    • Equine Business Guide 6th Edition now available
    • Sun, May 22, 2016
    • This latest edition includes fully updated profitability and costings information for all the main equine enterprises including liveries, riding schools, breeding and stud farms and equine tourism.
  • Slow Potato Planting Progress
  • Glyphosate Renewal Postponed
  • EMR becomes part of NIAB Group
    • EMR becomes part of NIAB Group
    • Tue, Feb 9, 2016
    • David Neill, partner at The Andersons Centre will become Managing Director of the new company, NIAB EMR
  • Mixed News for Renewables
    • Mixed News for Renewables
    • Tue, Feb 2, 2016
    • The Department for Energy & Climate Change (DECC) announced the changes to be made to future support for the renewables sector.
  • US Rates Rise
    • US Rates Rise
    • Wed, Dec 23, 2015
    • The Federal Reserve has raised US base rates by a quarter of a percent to 0.5%.
  • Superlevy
    • Superlevy
    • Thu, Nov 19, 2015
    • Twelve countries were over quota for the milk year 2014-15
  • New National Minimum Wage Rates
  • Red Tractor Confirms Lifetime Assurance
  • Sugar Beet 2016
    • Sugar Beet 2016
    • Mon, Aug 3, 2015
    • The sugar beet price for the 2016 crop will be £20.30 per tonne.
  • Entrepreneurs In Dairying 2015
  • Meat Market Update
  • RDPE Grants
    • RDPE Grants
    • Mon, Apr 6, 2015
    • Detailed guidance on available funding published
  • BPS Update
    • BPS Update
    • Tue, Feb 3, 2015
    • There is increasing industry concern about the online application process in England. Timetables are slipping.
  • Loam Farm Profit Down for 2015 Budget
  • Dairy Update
    • Dairy Update
    • Wed, Oct 1, 2014
    • More price cuts announced, UK, EU and Global Productions levels high
  • World Grain Supply and Demand
  • BPS Applications 2015
    • BPS Applications 2015
    • Fri, Aug 8, 2014
    • Now most of the CAP reform rules are known in England, attention is moving towards the mechanics of actually making a claim under the new Basic Payment Scheme (BPS).
  • Dairy Profitability
    • Dairy Profitability
    • Wed, Jul 16, 2014
    • Andersons has updated its Friesian Farm model. This forecasts dairy farm profitability to remain reasonably robust for the next year or so, despite the recent milk price cuts.
  • £1.76 million agri-tech hub
  • Entrepreneurs in Dairying
    • Entrepreneurs in Dairying
    • Mon, Apr 28, 2014
    • RABDF launches new business training programme + mentoring in collaboration with The Andersons Centre, DairyCo and the NFU
  • Land Prices Continue to Rise
  • SPS and Entitlement Trading 2014
  • Andersons Centre client on  shortlist for an international award
  • Doha Trade Deal Concluded
    • Doha Trade Deal Concluded
    • Thu, Jan 2, 2014
    • There has been a deal in the 'Doha' round of talks in the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
  • October Dairy Roundup
    • October Dairy Roundup
    • Tue, Nov 5, 2013
    • The latest figures from the RPA reveal UK milk production remains ahead of year-earlier levels.
  • Cereals Market Update
    • Cereals Market Update
    • Wed, Oct 16, 2013
    • With harvest now pretty much out of the way, drilling is making great progress
  • Cross Compliance Breaches
    • Cross Compliance Breaches
    • Fri, Aug 30, 2013
    • The RPA has released its cross compliance statistics for 2012, a little later than usual. Perhaps rather disappointingly the number of failures remains similar to the previous year.
  • Rural Development Schemes in 2014
    • Rural Development Schemes in 2014
    • Tue, Aug 6, 2013
    • The delay in agreeing CAP reform means that it will not be possible to get new Rural Development programmes in place for when the current schemes end on the 31st December 2013.
  • CAP Reform Agreed
    • CAP Reform Agreed
    • Fri, Jun 28, 2013
    • A deal on CAP reform was agreed in Brussels on the 26th June. MEPs, Farm Ministers, and the European Commission thrashed out a compromise under the guidance of the Irish Presidency.
  • Cereals and the Livestock Event 2013
    • Cereals and the Livestock Event 2013
    • Tue, Apr 30, 2013
    • Members of The Andersons Centre team will be on hand to talk to all visitors at Cereals and the Livestock event this summer.
  • Milk Pricing Moves
    • Milk Pricing Moves
    • Wed, Apr 3, 2013
    • Formula milk pricing has moved out of dedicated supermarket supply sector into the ‘mainstream’ with the launch of a new Dairy Crest contract.
  • Land Prices
    • Land Prices
    • Fri, Feb 22, 2013
    • The latest Rural Land Market Survey shows farmland values continue to rise to record levels.
  • Renewables Obligation
    • Renewables Obligation
    • Wed, Feb 6, 2013
    • The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced separate bands of support under the Renewables Obligation (RO) for commercial-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) and biomass schemes.
  • USA Crop Conditions
    • USA Crop Conditions
    • Fri, Jan 11, 2013
    • The condition of the growing wheat crop throughout the USA is extremely poor. Indeed,according to the USDA crop walking service, it is in the poorest condition since records began.
  • Andersons at LAMMA 2013
    • Andersons at LAMMA 2013
    • Tue, Dec 11, 2012
    • Members of The Andersons Centre team will be on hand to talk to all visitors at LAMMA 2013...
  • CAP Reform Update
    • CAP Reform Update
    • Mon, Nov 26, 2012
    • EU leaders have failed to come to an agreement on the Union’s Budget for the years 2014-2020. Meeting in Brussels on the 22nd and 23rd of November at a special Heads of State summit they could not resolve their fundamental differences...
  • What makes a good farm business?
    • What makes a good farm business?
    • Mon, Oct 1, 2012
    • A new report from Rural Business Research (the people who undertake the Farm Business Survey) has identified the main drivers which make some farm businesses consistently high performers or which have led to sustained improved performance within the business.
  • Permanent Pasture
    • Permanent Pasture
    • Mon, Sep 3, 2012
    • The reduction in permanent pasture in the 2012 Single Payment Scheme (SPS) year was not enough to trigger any new cross compliance restrictions on ploughing...
  • Livestock 2012
    • Livestock 2012
    • Tue, Aug 14, 2012
    • Members of The Andersons Centre team will be on hand to talk to all visitors at Livestock 2012...
  • Exchange Rates and Farming
    • Exchange Rates and Farming
    • Fri, Aug 10, 2012
    • The exchange rate between the Pound and Euro is the single biggest determinant of overall farm profitability in the UK. The last few weeks have seen Sterling strengthen considerably...
  • Tax Crunch Ahead?
    • Tax Crunch Ahead?
    • Mon, Jul 9, 2012
    • It seems that many farm businesses could be heading for a nasty tax suprise. The problem is likely to be the most acute in the cereals sector where there looks set to be a sequence of high profit years...
  • Cereals Event 2012
    • Cereals Event 2012
    • Wed, Jun 6, 2012
    • The Andersons Centre will be present at the Cereals Event on stand I935. The full suite of presentation boards have been updated to show the very latest trends and forecasts for the arable sector.
  • Farm Profits Up
    • Farm Profits Up
    • Thu, May 3, 2012
    • Defra has released the latest Total Income from Farming (TIFF) figures today. This confirms the profitiability for UK agriculture for 2011.
  • CAP Reform Delay?
    • CAP Reform Delay?
    • Fri, Mar 30, 2012
    • The European Parliament has stated it will delay on deciding its final position on CAP reform until the EU Budget Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) has been decided...
  • DEFRA Pledges to Cut Red Tape
    • DEFRA Pledges to Cut Red Tape
    • Thu, Mar 1, 2012
    • The Government has given a positive response to most of the recommendations of the Macdonald report on cutting red-tape in farming.
  • Future of Stewardship
    • Future of Stewardship
    • Wed, Feb 1, 2012
    • Natural England has published a ‘package’ of information on its website outlining how the
      Environmental Stewardship (ES) programme will operate for the remaining two years of its
      current programme...
  • Andersons at LAMMA 2012
    • Andersons at LAMMA 2012
    • Thu, Dec 15, 2011
    • Thu, Dec 1, 2011
    • The Andersons Centre will once again be exhibiting at the forthcoming LAMMA show - 18th and 19th of January 2012. Our team of consultants will be on hand to provide updates on the latest industry news covering all sectors.
    • The Euro crisis is clearly now affecting the UK economy. This is the point at which the UK farming industry could start to feel smug, being in an industry that is in demand regardless of theconsumer’s prosperity (or more likely feeling of prosperity). But complacency should not enter the industry...
  • The Euro Crisis
    • The Euro Crisis
    • Thu, Jun 2, 2011
    • Thu, Jun 30, 2011
    • Fri, Nov 4, 2011
    • Mon, Nov 14, 2011
    • The budget for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) should be frozen close to 2013 levels for the following seven years. This is one of the headline points from the proposals set out on the 29th June from the EU Commission...
    • Richard Macdonald has delivered his report into cutting the bureaucracy faced by the farming and food industries. It runs to 150 pages and contains 215 specific recommendations. The overall message from the ‘Farming Regulation Taskforce’ is...
    • The Government has released its response to the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Parliamentary Committee’s recommendations to the Draft Groceries Adjudicator Bill (aka the Supermarket Ombudsman).
    • DEFRA have finally announced the details of the new farm business grant scheme available in England. The new scheme is called the Farming and Forestry Improvement Scheme (FFIS) and the window for applications is now open.
  • Farm Business Grants
    • Farm Business Grants
    • Wed, Oct 12, 2011
    • Fri, Sep 30, 2011
    • UK farmers will generally receive slightly higher Single Payments this year than last...
    • As expected, the EU Commission released legal proposals for the CAP post-2013 today. For
      those interested, the full set of texts can be found on the European Commission website...
  • EU Budget Plans
    • EU Budget Plans
    • Thu, Aug 4, 2011
    • The RPA plans to write to 1,100 English farmers asking for details of the occupation arrangements on land that it has identified as potentially having ‘dual use’...
  • Red Tape in Farming
    • Red Tape in Farming
    • Thu, Sep 1, 2011
    • Natural England has clarified the position with regards to agri-environment schemes which run into the next Rural Development Programme...
  • Supermarket Adjudicator Plans
    • Supermarket Adjudicator Plans
    • Mon, May 2, 2011
    • Profitability on UK farms fell by 4% in real terms in 2010 compared to the previous year. This is the (somewhat surprising) result of the latest Total Income from Farming (TIFF) figures released by DEFRA...
 
 
 
 The Farmers Weekly team blogs on many of the same agri-business topics covered on our News pages.  Andersons even get an occational mention in their articles. Read the FWi blog...