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We are urging all of our members to have their say and write to their local MP about the drastic decline in beef prices.  It is crucial, with the industry being where it is that we make our voices heard to the powers that be and come together to make a stand.  As a lobbying organisation we are working hard to bring the true state of affairs to the attention of politicians and have been meeting with various different committees and your support would be appreci...
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In a stark warning to the UK Government, the National Beef Association (NBA) has raised concerns for the entire future of British beef production, unless support is forthcoming against the threat of cheap imports and the potential of damaged trade relations. While the retail price for beef remains strong and steady, with only rump showing a slight reduction per kilo, finished cattle are losing value week after week. Chris Mallon, chief executive of the NBA s...

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Livestock bring many benefits to their respective environments and the positives about livestock production should not be ignored. To help illustrate this, AHDB Beef & Lamb commissioned an independent report ‘Landscapes without Livestock’ which examines the potential impact on some of England’s most cherished landscapes if beef cattle herds and sheep flocks declined or disappeared as a result of the industry becoming unsustainable.The report has been compiled ...
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Record numbers of exhibitors and competition entrants, and over 4000 visitors headed to J36 Rural Auction Centre, Cumbria on 23rd May to celebrate the strength and resilience of the British beef industry, at the National Beef Association (NBA)’s Beef Expo 2019. The industry sent a strong message out on environmental sustainability, the need to change and evolve to consumer demands, with a focus on quality and provenance. Over 140 trade stands and breed societ...
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Technical seminar speakers announced for NBA Beef Expo, taking place on 23rd May in Cumbria Beef producers will have access to the latest insights and advice on the challenges facing the industry, including the key topics of Health, Integrated Supply Chains and Future Proofing For Success, as experts from across the sector lead a strong line-up of technical seminars during next month’s National Beef Association (NBA) Beef Expo 2019. Taking place on Thursday ...
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Organisers of the beef industry showcase, the National Beef Association (NBA) Beef Expo 2019, taking place in Cumbria on 23rd May, have announced huge support for its two key competitions, as entries start to draw to a close. The NBA Commercial Cattle Show and the South Devon Herd Book Society Performance Championships have both attracted encouraging entry numbers, as the national event for the beef sector, Beef Expo 2019, this year takes place at North West ...

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Latest DAERA figures are showing a 30-year low of suckler cows in Northern Ireland, and this trend will escalate until farmers receive a fair price, according to the National Beef Association’s (NBA) NI board representative, Ernie Ritchie. “Costs have continued to rise, and this is raising serious questions of the industry,” says Mr Ritchie. “NI beef was quoted at 334p per kilo in the last week, and this in itself is down some 30p in the last few months,” he ...
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Fairness for Farmers in Europe have issued the following press release of their agreed statement on the strong possibility of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.  This statement has been delivered to Michael Gove MP, Andrea Leadsom MP, Theresa May PM, Neil Parish MP, Sir Vince Cable MP, Sir Kier Starmer MP and Anna Soubry MP with copies sent to the Irish Government, the Isle of Man Government, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government, EU Commission Pres...
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The NBA board met on Tuesday the 4th of December in Northern Ireland, after a very successful farm walk on the Monday evening held at David and Ken Martins Farm in Newcastle, County Down. This was the first NBA board meeting held in Northern Ireland, fitting at such an uncertain political time.  One of the main topics of discussion was, of course, the current Brexit deal presented by Theresa May, which is currently being debated in Parliament.  The NBA board ...

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The NBA South West have today announced they will be hosting an autumn farm walk at Patrick and Sheila Greed’s 700 acre, Columbjohn Farm, Exeter to view their award winning Killerton herd of Limousin cattle. The farm walk, which will be held on the Wednesday 10th of October, will give farmers the chance to view this exceptional example of a commercially run pedigree herd of cattle.  Patrick prides himself on producing modern well fleshed bulls that are suit...

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