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Growing concerns over African swine fever

As African swine fever continues to spread westwards from Russia, UK pig keepers are becoming understandably concerned by the threat that the disease poses to the domestic pig industry. African swine fever (ASF) is a particularly nasty disease and whilst … Continue reading

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Survey suggests renewed optimism in the farming industry

The Agricultural Insight survey conducted by MHA at this year’s Cereals 2014 event identified continuing optimism amongst the nation’s farmers. The second in a series of agricultural surveys conducted this year by MHA (a UK wide association accountancy and business … Continue reading

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Greening, CAP, EFA’s and the RPA – the latest causes of concern for farmers

Owen Paterson’s recent announcements regarding new ‘greening’ elements of the Common Agricultural Policy represented a mixed blessing to farmers, with many within the industry still unsure of the exact implications that proposed reforms will have. Under the most recent round … Continue reading

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