News

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Latest News

  • EU dairy herd falls in 2016…albeit marginally

    Provisional figures, from Eurostat, show that the EU dairy herd fell just 0.2% (49k head) in 2016, compared to the year before. This is the fourth year in a row where the herd has been relatively stable around the 23.5m head mark. 15 March 2017
  • Reduced interest for SMP intervention stocks

    The sixth tender process for SMP intervention ended last week with only two bids for just 136 tonnes. This is a large step change from the first tender where 19,707 tonnes were bid. 15 March 2017
  • New appointment to roll out whole-farm benchmarking across UK

    Enabling more farmers to benchmark performance and improve cost management across whole farm businesses is behind the appointment of a new Farm Benchmarking Manager at AHDB. 15 March 2017
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