A family business still operating on the farm is changing the world of sprayers with Praxidyn MixMate. The automated chemical blending and record keeping system is designed to be portable, adding efficiency to sprayers already working in the field. “People are getting the message of how inefficien…

Farmers Weekly Dairy processors First Milk, Barber’s and Muller have all confirmed holds for farmgate milk prices in September. Milk co-operative Arla had previously announced a hold for August. Market sentiment is weakening for dairy, with UK wholesale prices falling in July and the Global Dairy …

Farmers Weekly Holstein cows leaving the parlour in good condition are making more than £1,000 following a 14p/kg lift in deadweight price, driven by a tightening of supply. But record prices cannot draw out enough cows to service demand, with AHDB confirming last week that slaughter was back 4% on…