Arla has announced it will cut prices for mil destined for manufacturing, which has sparked a reaction from the NFU.
There have been reports that the EU Commission plans to recommend a ten year reauthorisation of glyphosate, after the herbicide’s EU license expired last year.
A liver disease, which is linked to consumption of pigmeat and could be infecting more than 60,000 Britons each year, poses a low risk to consumers, and is mostly associated with products from mainland Europe, according to a major industry body.
A paper on agriculture and water management in the EU, which will be presented to Agriculture Ministers on Tuesday has attracted criticism from campaigners who warn it fails to tackle the main sources of pollution and over-abstraction.
The Soil Association has called for more government support for organic farming as demand for organic products continues to increase, whilst the farmed area continues to decline in Britain.