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Monthly farming and food brief – January 2013

Headlines this month include: Average Farm Business Income is expected to fall across most farm types (with the exception of poultry, where income is unchanged) in 2012/13 as the effect of the poor growing season and harvest is felt across both the cropping and livestock sectors. The falls forecast are substantial for dairy (42 per [...]

Page published: February 4, 2013 | Monthly brief

Monthly farming and food brief – November 2012

Headlines this month include: Prices in World grain markets remained largely stable over the past four months following the large increases in June and July. The UK farmgate milk price increased by 5.6 per cent in October and is now in line with the 2011 monthly equivalent. UK milk production fell again in October and [...]

Page published: December 3, 2012 | Monthly brief

Monthly farming and food brief – October 2012

Headlines this month include: Prices in World grain markets have been largely stable over the past three months following the large increases in June and July. In the UK, the 2012 harvest was affected by poor weather. Early Defra figures released showed lower yields for wheat (down 14 per cent), barley (2.7 per cent) and [...]

Page published: November 1, 2012 | Monthly brief

Monthly farming and food brief – September 2012

Headlines this month include: Prices in World grain markets have stabilised after strong rises in June and July, in the UK harvest progress has seen completion of the harvest for winter barley and oilseed rape with wheat 98 per cent complete and spring barley 87 per cent complete,  the annual rate of food price inflation rose to 2.2 per [...]

Page published: October 1, 2012 | Monthly brief

Monthly farming and food brief – August 2012

Headlines this month include: Harvest progress report in England, Basic Horticulture Statistics and  Farm household income and composition in England. Also included are the latest milk and livestock prices. Earlier farming and food briefs can be found here. Other food and farming statistics can be found here.

Page published: September 4, 2012 | Food and Farming, Monthly brief

Monthly farming and food brief – July 2012

Headlines this month include: A reduction in food price inflation, the latest milk and livestock prices and TB statistics and provisional 2011 soil nutrient balances for England and the UK. Earlier farming and food briefs can be found here. Other food and farming statistics can be found here.

Page published: July 30, 2012 | Food and Farming, Monthly brief

Monthly farming and food brief – June 2012

Headlines this month include: Farm Countryside Maintenance and Management 2010/11 and the latest livestock prices and TB statistics.  Earlier farming and food briefs can be found here. Other food and farming statistics can be found here.

Page published: June 28, 2012 | Food and Farming, Monthly brief

Monthly farming and food brief – May 2012

Headlines this month include:  The total factor productivity of  the UK Agricultural industry, the future intentions Farm Business survey and the latest livestock prices and TB statistics.  Earlier farming and food briefs can be found here. Other food and farming statistics can be found here.

Page published: May 28, 2012 | Food and Farming, Monthly brief

Monthly farming and food brief – April 2012

Headlines this month include:  the provisional estimate of  Total Income from Farming for 2011 and the latest livestock prices and TB statistics. Earlier farming and food briefs can be be found here. Other food and farming statistics can be found here.

Page published: May 2, 2012 | Monthly brief

Monthly farming and food brief – March 2012

Headlines this month include: the British Survey of Fertiliser Practice 2011 report and the results of in-house research on the links between environmental and economic performance of lowland and upland grazing farms.  For the March edition there is a separate annex available on the analysis of the financial position of farms based on Farm Business [...]

Page published: April 4, 2012 | Food and Farming, Monthly brief