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Public bin 720m eggs a year due to over-reliance on 'best before' dates

Wednesday 10th April 2019

The British public throw away 720 million egg every year due to an over-reliance on 'best before' dates, food waste campaigners say. Just under a third of the…

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Clamping down on silage lessons

Wednesday 10th April 2019

Grass silage not delivering as expected? Taking the time to learn lessons from what's in clamps now could provide valuable pointers for improving silage in 2019. Volac silage expert, Darran Ward, offers timely tips. learly the big issue on many farms this winter is a lack of silage, says Darran Ward, one of Volac's nationwide team of experts that helps farmers improve forage…

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Productivity and investment should be at centre of tenancy reforms

Wednesday 10th April 2019
NFU

New tenant farming policy must drive productivity and encourage investment in holdings, the NFU has said as the Government announces its consultation on tenancy reform. The NFU will be seeking the views of its members on the proposed reforms by holding meetings across the country during the consultation period, as well as taking the view of its national tenants forum. NFU tenants forum chairman Chris Cardell said: "This consultation offers a valuable opportunity to influence the future of the tenanted sector and the NFU will be encouraging its members to respond to the consultation, as well as helping to shape the NFU's views. "Throughout our contributions…

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