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Milk price cuts are brutal commercial greed

Writers Nick Adames Last edited 05/02/15
It is, perhaps, no exaggeration to say the present milk situation has the potential to be terminal for perhaps 25% of UK dairy farmers.

Vintage year for grumblers

Writers Stephen Carr Last edited 05/02/15
2015 is brewing up a perfect storm of difficult trading conditions for farmers.

Policy should look after those of us who live and work in the countryside

Writers Richard Wood Last edited 05/02/15
We’ve all had enough of politics – although Richard can’t resist having a dig at Labour’s traditional class based approach to everything.

Courts must make subsidies fairer

Writers Stephen Carr Last edited 08/01/15
Just where Welsh farming is headed, given that a group of farmers from that principality has successfully challenged the Welsh Assembly’s proposals for common agricultural policy reform through the law courts, is now anyone’s guess.

From Russia with love

ArableWriters Elved Philips Last edited 13/02/15
As we enter 2015 it is worth noting that Russia has provided most of the fun in grain trading in the last year.

Try challenging sheep on feed

Writers Alan West Last edited 08/01/15
Welcome to 2015. I hope that the year has started well for you all. Once we get into the new year, thoughts of sheep producers really do begin to focus on preparation for the lambing, which, for many, will be just two or three months away, for a few, even less.

Farming problems, the same the world over it seems

Writers Sarah Calcutt Last edited 08/01/15
This edition of SEF is an interesting one. My contributions have been interesting to put together and have given me further insight into the developments of several local companies who have moved away from their core business into other profit centres.

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