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How New Government Funding Could Help Farmers Invest in Weighbridges

The government has offered farmers £30 million in a new funding scheme to invest in new equipment such as weighbridges. The government have recently announced that as of 2019, they are granting the scheme £30 million to help farmers invent in new equipment, technologies and robotics. This will help farmers reduce costs, improve product quality and increase productivity levels in the industry. The Countryside Productivity Scheme provides funding for projects in England to help improve productivity in the farming industry, help create jobs and improve growth in the rural economy. Ultimately, the aim of the grant is to make equipment more affordable...

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British Poultry Farmers Under Pressure to Be More Efficient

Last year, UK poultry farmers produced over 1.7 million tonnes of poultry meat alone, making us the second largest poultry meat producers in Europe after Poland. However, despite production rising over 25% since the beginning of the century, British farming is unable to keep up with the increasing demand for chicken and turkey meat. So much so that last year Britain was only 73% self-sufficient for poultry meat. Furthermore, as Brexit looms, EU imports risk getting expensive, creating a greater need for British meat production. In the coming years, we could see a big boom in the market, and in turn...

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