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Agribusiness News Audio May 2023

Along with our regular monthly updates on policy briefs, arable, beef, sheep and milk, in this edition we bring you two sector overviews on sustainability trends and falling suckler cow numbers. We also bring you news on energy self sufficiency options and silage.

Show Notes

00.45:-News in Brief

02.51:-Policy Briefs – New TB controls, minimum wage rates & UK Asia trade deal

07.49:-Arable – All eyes on the growing crop

12.41:-Beef – Record breaking prices

16.02:-Sheep – The Midas Touch

19.40:-Sector Focus – Precisely what is trending in 2023

25.44 :-Milk – Milk price continues to slide as spring milk volumes rise

31.50:-Management Matters – Energy self- sufficiency options

37.22:-Sector Focus – Beef – Should we be worried about falling suckler cow numbers?

40.33:-Input Costs – Silage – it pays not to be ‘Average’

FAS Resources:

Other Links:

The Tuberculosis  (Scotland) Order 2023

Bovine TB Advice and Guidance

Agricultural wages – a guide for workers and employers: twenty seventh edition

Preparing for Sustainable Farming support page


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