Britain

New diesel or petrol cars to be banned in Britain from 2040 onwards

New diesel or petrol cars to be banned in Britain from 2040 onwards

Britain is set to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars or vans from 2040 onwards, in an...

July 26, 2017

British farms ‘critically short’ of seasonal fruit and veg labour supply

British farms ‘critically short’ of seasonal fruit and veg labour supply

England and Wales have suffered a 17% decline in the number of seasonal workers required for the harvesting of fruit...

June 23, 2017

Food exports to Britain grow amid calls for special fund to fight effects of hard Brexit

Food exports to Britain grow amid calls for special fund to fight effects of hard Brexit

There was steady growth in food and live animal exports to Britain between January and April, despite mounting concerns over...

June 20, 2017

British agriculture department recruits to cope with Brexit

British agriculture department recruits to cope with Brexit

The British Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is set to recruit some new staff to deal with Brexit and...

June 8, 2017

Irish heifer prices the fifth highest in the EU

Irish heifer prices the fifth highest in the EU

Irish heifer prices are the fifth highest in the EU, according to the latest figures from the Livestock and Meat...

May 27, 2017

British beef trade to remain firm for the rest of the summer

British beef trade to remain firm for the rest of the summer

Over the past week, the British cattle trade continued to feel the effect of slower finishing and less abundant supplies....

August 20, 2016

Britain has the cows to produce more milk this year, but will it?

Britain has the cows to produce more milk this year, but will it?

Average daily milk deliveries in Britain are now closely tracking last year’s levels, having slowed in the first few months...

March 21, 2016

Deadweight prices under pressure in Northern Ireland

Deadweight prices under pressure in Northern Ireland

The deadweight trade for prime cattle continued to come under pressure in Northern Ireland last week, according to the Livestock...

December 18, 2015

Latest poll suggests British will vote to leave EU

Latest poll suggests British will vote to leave EU

The UK could be set to leave the EU, according to the result of a recent poll announced this weekend....

September 7, 2015

Brexit: ‘No chance’ UK will leave the EU

Brexit: ‘No chance’ UK will leave the EU

Odds being laid in Brussels on whether the UK will quit the EU stand at around 1/6 on – which...

July 23, 2015

British arable area declines by 2%

British arable area declines by 2%

The latest planting and variety survey, from AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds, suggests a decline in the total cereal and oilseed...

July 7, 2015