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Biotechnology to benefit farmers and reduce climate change

Rapid advances made by the crop biotechnology sector offer huge benefits for farmers, the economy and the environment, say plant breeders.

Northern Ireland horse industry worth £212m annually to the Northern Ireland economy

The horse industry in Northern Ireland is worth up to £212m a year to the wider economy, according to a report commissioned by the government.

Arla UK 360 farmers to trial new technology

3D imagery systems will be trialled by Arla UK 360 farmers to help them identify changes in each cow’s physical wellbeing, mobility and weight before they are visible to the human eye.

UK farmers to benefit from £31.2m fund

Numerous projects are set to receive funding worth £31.2m so they can use the latest technologies to help farmers cut down on pollution and produce more food.

Brexit-driven farming subsidy uncertainty lowers land values

The uncertainty created out of brexit is spilling over to the agriculture sector now. There are fears regarding the future of farming subsidies after brexit which has led to a fall in farmland prices in the UK.

Farming organisation in the UK urges permanent supply of EU labour into the UK

A major farming organisation in the UK has urged the government to ensure long term future supply of migrant labour in agriculture. It insisted that the government must encourage full time workers in the agricultural sector.

Scottsboro High School gets a first-hand experience with agriculture

Scottsboro High School gets a first-hand experience with agriculture

Scottish farmers call for UK-wide framework to replace Common Agricultural Policy

Scottish farmers call for UK-wide framework to replace Common Agricultural Policy

Owen Paterson spells out vision for farming post Brexit

Owen Paterson spells out vision for farming post Brexit

Carr's Group Profit Hit by Costs but UK Agriculture Boosts Revenue

Carr's Group Profit Hit by Costs but UK Agriculture Boosts Revenue