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Thursday, 07 May 2020 10:02

NZ blackcurrant sales surge

A UK-based company, believed to be the single biggest exporter of New Zealand blackcurrant product, has seen “very strong” sales as consumers in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic seek healthy dietary supplements.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 13:34

COVID-19: Misery on UK farms

Wake up, New Zealand: that’s the message from a New Zealander trying to manage a large dairy farm in the UK amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 12:43

Agriculture struggles with GHG policies

High-level policy agreements on greenhouse gases – such as the Paris Agreement – are challenging both policy makers and scientists, according to an international scientific expert in this field.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 13:50

Vegan milk service hits UK

OPINION: In March, the first national dairy-free milk delivery service will be coming to British doorsteps, a clear sign that veganism is on the rise in the United Kingdom.

Published in Milking It
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 09:11

Climate change deals ‘too complicated’

Both policymakers and scientists are struggling to deal with the issues of climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, says an expert.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 March 2020 10:59

UK records first ever trade surplus for dairy

The UK has recorded its first trade surplus for dairy.

Published in World News

UK Environment Secretary, George Eustice has an unusual solution to improving the environment: paying farmers to retire.

Published in World News

A 20-year old farmer’s tweet about her declining mental health has sparked a massive response online.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 10:47

UK to bring beavers back, despite farmer concern

They help prevent flooding and drought by building leaky dams, but UK farmers are concerned about their reintroduction.

Published in World News
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 14:11

UK liquid milk consumption halves

Milk consumption in the United Kingdom has dropped by just under 50% since 1974.

Published in World News
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