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The National Sheep Association (NSA) has said it would be ‘unforgivable’ if Government trade decisions destroyed the UK’s sheep industry after it became clear Australia was pressing for greater access to British markets.
As fears grow about the possibility of Scotland losing its TB-free status, the Farmers’ Union of Wales’ (FUW) has warned a failure to get to grips with the disease could leave UK farmers unable to trade with the EU.
First Milk needs to concentrate on creating long-term relationships with customers and members if it wants to build on its turnaround and reduce volatility, according to chief executive Shelagh Hancock.
A leading trade association has slammed the European Commission for sitting on a two-year old report which showed crop-based biofuels could reduce emissions of dangerous pollutants and boost car engine performance.
Dairy can play a ‘key role’ in feeding the world and needs to respond forcefully to anything challenging its integrity, according to Dr Judith Bryans, president of the International Dairy Federation (IDF).