Agriculture, fishing - Mynewsdesk Mynewsdesk news feed directly from the source Agriculture, fishing - Mynewsdesk 128 23 15 Arla Foods amba increases its milk price for September Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:03:44 +0100 The Arla Foods amba on-account price for conventional milk will increase by 1.25 eurocents per kilogramme (1.01pence per kg), from 1 September Arla Foods Amba Pumpkin farmers support flood relief efforts in Bangladesh Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:22:15 +0100 A project which helps landless farmers in Bangladesh grow crops on barren land in the dry season has enabled hundreds of pumpkins to be donated to victims of deadly monsoon floods Practical Action Practical Action beneficiaries support flood relief efforts in South Asia Thu, 04 Aug 2016 17:18:05 +0100 Practical Action staff and beneficiaries are helping victims of devastating floods in Bangladesh. Practical Action ​Arla Foods amba holds milk price for August Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:03:27 +0100 The Arla Foods amba on-account price for conventional milk is unchanged during August 2016. Arla Foods Amba ​Arla launches strategy to champion British dairy Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:39:00 +0100 Arla Foods, the country’s largest dairy company, has unveiled its most ambitious business strategy to date to make Arla a household brand by 2020 and grow its revenue by nearly a third. Arla Foods Amba ​Arla Foods launches new Anchor Spreadable campaign Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:04:52 +0100 Anchor returns to the TV screens during ITV’s Emmerdale as part of a major new £2 million Anchor Spreadable campaign. The new Arla Foods campaign is themed around ‘guerrilla parenting’, helping parents occupy their kids during the summer holidays. Arla Foods Amba Arla Foods launches milk where additional 25p of retail price is paid to its cooperative dairy farmers Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:11:00 +0100 Arla has unveiled Arla Farmers Milk; created to give shoppers the opportunity to pay a little extra on each bottle to help Arla farmers. Arla Foods Amba Ground Control Exhibits at Facilities Show 2016 Fri, 01 Jul 2016 12:19:44 +0100 This year, Ground Control goes bigger and better at the Facilities Show! UK Construction Media ​Arla Foods amba holds milk price for July Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12:00:00 +0100 The Arla Foods amba on-account price for conventional milk is unchanged during July 2016. Arla Foods Amba Steak research shows consistency is key to boosting sales Fri, 10 Jun 2016 16:17:00 +0100 More than three quarters of consumers have been put off buying steak after a bad experience with a tough cut – with one third of those saying they waited at least a month before buying one again. Inconsistency is the biggest barrier to those who don’t buy as regularly and it is costing the industry millions in lost revenue each year. The research is revealed in AHDB Beef & Lamb’s latest report. Eblex Ground Control honoured with Queen's Award for Enterprise Fri, 10 Jun 2016 16:04:18 +0100 The UK’s fastest growing external maintenance and commercial landscaping company is today celebrating the announcement of the coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the UK’s highest accolade in recognising success in business. UK Construction Media ​Arla celebrates record-breaking Open Farm Sunday Wed, 08 Jun 2016 13:59:00 +0100 Arla farmer owners are celebrating their role in a record breaking Open Farm Sunday on June 5. Of the 400 farms participating across the UK, 60 were Arla farmer owners who welcomed nearly 45,000 visitors. This total beat the record from last year, in which 44 Arla farms took part in the day with 37,000 visitors. Arla Foods Amba Marketing Darfur: can trade bring peace and stability to a troubled region? Mon, 23 May 2016 16:08:00 +0100 How Practical Action is helping to bring together conflicting communities by re-establishing traditional farmland, trading routes and markets. Practical Action Confirmation of the Arla Foods milk price Mon, 23 May 2016 12:01:00 +0100 The Arla Foods amba on-account price will reduce, with effect from 1 June 2016, by 1.3 eurocents per kg. When applied to the UK standard litre it equates to a reduction of one pence, taking the UK standard litre to 19.12 pence. Arla Foods Amba ​Record number of Arla farmer owners opening their gates for Open Farm Sunday Thu, 19 May 2016 11:56:58 +0100 Arla Foods, the farmer-owned dairy company and a principal sponsor of Open Farm Sunday 2016, is anticipating a record number of visitors through the gates of its owners’ farms on farming’s national open day, June 5th. Arla Foods Amba Arla Foods opens new site in Senegal Wed, 18 May 2016 09:43:00 +0100 Arla’s new Dano® milk powder packaging facility has been officially opened in Dakar, capital of Senegal. The new site is an important step for the farmer-owned dairy company as it pursues its 2020 strategy with Senegal a significant gateway to further expansion in the West African region. Arla Foods Amba Arla incentivises more GM free feed Fri, 13 May 2016 09:18:07 +0100 ​Farmer-owned Arla has taken the decision to start to incentivise more farmers to convert to GM free feed. The market is increasingly willing to pay a price premium and Arla is in a favourable position to capture this new opportunity. Arla Foods Amba Smashing Pumpkins! Thousands of landless farmers to turn sand flats into fields Fri, 13 May 2016 07:05:00 +0100 Practical Action's radical climate change adaptation project in Bangladesh is set for a £1m expansion over the next two years, after a successful fundraising appeal, matched by the UK Government. Practical Action Staff at James Martin’s restaurant develop specialist meat knowledge Tue, 03 May 2016 16:15:02 +0100 James Martin’s Manchester restaurant has become the first in the North West to train staff in meat knowledge and quality. Eblex The herring genome provides new insight on how species adapt to their environment Tue, 03 May 2016 06:26:00 +0100 How species genetically adapt to their environment is a central question related to the evolution of biodiversity. In a new study scientists at Uppsala University and their colleagues report that whole genome sequencing of Atlantic and Baltic herring revealed hundreds of loci underlying adaptation to the brackish Baltic Sea or timing of reproduction. The study is published today in eLife. Uppsala universitet