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Irish scientists put methane-reducing seaweed to the test
Barry Murphy
Adding seaweed to animal feed to reduce methane gas released into the atmosphere by livestock is a new idea and some of Ireland’s leading scientists are putting it to the test.
15 July 2020 News
UK food companies wary of cheap imports
Supermarket chains and food service companies are responding to customers concerns about cheap food imports. Peter McCann reports
6 July 2020 Buildings
Buildings: roundhouse does the business on Scottish farm
A roundhouse has solved both housing and handling issues at Fairburn Farm in Scotland.
Christmas sales indicate slowing growth for Aldi UK
Weak consumer confidence, coupled with the uncertainty of Brexit, hurt consumer spending in the UK over the Christmas period.
8 January 2020 News
Jumping through hoops to meet standards
Kevin Gilbert runs an arable, pig and cattle farm in Aberdeenshire.
13 March 2019 Scotland
Kevin learns that Scottish Water’s threats are not a mirage
Beef, cereals and pigs Kevin Gilbert Kevin Gilbert farms 700ac of cereals, 450 sows and 240 Stabiliser cows on 1,100 acres near Kintore in Northeast Scotland.
4 July 2018 Scotland
Long read: supermarkets quit the space race as Amazon takes aim
An e-commerce arms race is well under way in the supermarket aisles, writes Lorcan Allen, with more and more people doing their shopping without going near the shops.
Record highs for the Shorthorn breed in the UK
A few very good years at main sales has helped the Shorthorn breed reach new heights in the UK.
21 March 2018 Pedigree
UK retailers enjoy healthy sales growth over Christmas
Despite high rate of price inflation, UK supermarkets have reported healthy sales growth for the important Christmas period.
17 January 2018 Companies
Profits jump 40% at Morrisons
Morrisons new strategy is paying off as the supermarket seen profits rise in the first half of the year.
20 September 2017 Companies
British farmers to receive extra 10p/l from Morrisons 'Milk for Farmers'
Changes to the Morrisons Milk for Farmers range will see an extra 10p/l go directly to British farmers and bring in new welfare requirements.
23 August 2017 Scotland
Extra 10p/l from Morrisons Milk for Farmers range to go straight to farmers
Changes to the Morrisons Milk for Farmers range will see an extra 10p/l go directly to British farmers and bring in new welfare requirements.
20 August 2017 News