Processors call for milk price rise in supermarkets

Processors call for milk price rise in supermarkets

By Jane Craigie The ‘race to the bottom’ can’t continue for farmers and the food they produce. So, I was heartened, to see Bali Nijjar, MD of Freshways, the London-based dairy processor, calling on retailers to ‘value milk appropriately’ as he announced that the price...
How hungry is your soil?

How hungry is your soil?

Organisers of LEAF Open Farm Sunday, Linking Environment And Farming, are encouraging farmers to plant their cotton ‘pants’ now to demonstrate to visitors in June the importance of soil management in agriculture, and the role of microorganisms in maintaining its...
Win a trip to France with the BASF Innovation Offer

Win a trip to France with the BASF Innovation Offer

From seeds to baguettes, breeding, growing, milling and exports, 25 growers will have the chance to win a trip to France this November to learn more about the nation’s wheat production, R&D and plant breeding. The trip will commence in Paris where the group will...
Ukraine adds to commodity volatility

Ukraine adds to commodity volatility

By Jane Craigie Just when supply chains didn’t need another crisis, Vladimir Putin decides to invade Ukraine. The human impact on Ukrainian people is almost impossible for us to comprehend, from the safety of our country and homes. Normal life, one day replaced by...