End to cross-compliance in 2024 threatens hedges, says RSPB
. Bird enthusiasts are warning of potential damage to thousands of kilometres of English hedgerows if current cross-compliance rules are not replaced with regulation by 2024. Defra's plans for a new public money for public goods approach to farm support certainly contains measures . . .
19 hrs ago
Wheat prices remain high amid tight stocks and high demand
. UK wheat prices are forecast to remain high this season as stocks tighten amid a combination of supply and demand issues. According to the AHDB's first official 2021/22 grain supply and demand estimates, total wheat availability is estimated at 16.
20 hrs ago
Red meat and dairy sales uplift forecast for Christmas
. A sales uplift in red meat and dairy is forecast in the run-up to Christmas, as new figures point to sustained consumer demand for beef post-Covid and rising demand for cheese and alcoholic creams. Market analyst Kantar Worldpanel predicts a 10% rise in Christmas grocery sales . . .
21 hrs ago