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Cows ‘better off on benefits’ after milk price cut

Cows have claimed they can no longer afford to spend their time grazing and lactating, after the price paid for their milk was cut by 2 pence a litre. Farmers blockading dairies in support of the cows have warned that traditional employment for cattle is fast drying up.

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Posted: Jul 23rd, 2012
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Successful harvest of ready battered cod acclaimed by fish farmers

Fish Farming Weekly reports that a research station in the Scottish Isles has managed to produce cod which comes fresh from the sea ready battered.

The discovery may lead to a sea change in the way cod is farmed.

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Posted: Aug 10th, 2011
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Farmer celebrates ploughing field without finding Saxon hoard

“We can’t move for the bloody stuff,” exclaimed John Clarke of Wewerere Farm near Dereham, “Multi-million-pound hoards of ancient bronze coinage and ceramics ruin a perfectly good plough, I can tell you.”

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Posted: Nov 4th, 2010
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