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April 2023: A spotlight on the budget update, Farm Business Survey, Northern Ireland protocol and seasonal workers
11th April 2023 • Agribusiness News • Farm Advisory Service
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Welcome to the April 2023 edition of Agribusiness News, brought to you by the Farm Advisory Service (FAS). Agribusiness news helps you to scan your horizon, prepare for industry changes and keeps you abreast of the latest research and policy updates.  

Along with our regular monthly updates on policy briefs, cereals, beef, sheep and milk, in this edition we are also bringing you 2 sector overviews on the budget and Northern Ireland Protocol. We will also be bringing you news on the 2022-23 Farm Business Survey and seasonal workers. 

Show Notes  

00.49:-News in Brief 

02.44:-Policy Briefs - SFA, EFA, Small Producers Fund  

06.44:-Cereals and Oilseeds - Wheat prices beginning to bounce back 

10.55:-Beef - Tight supply sees solid price. 

14.16:-Sheep - Input costs affecting performance.  

17.14:-Sector Focus - Budget update 

22.35:-Milk - February boost to milk output 

27.58:-Management Matters - 2022-23 Farm Business Survey  

32.15:-Sector Focus - Northern Ireland Protocol Update 

37.44:-Input Costs - Seasonal Workers 

FAS Resources  

Agribusiness News April 2023 | Information helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service ( 

Other Links: 

Small Producers Pilot Fund 

Croft House Grant Scheme.   

Farm Business Income Estimates for Scotland 2021-2022 

DEFRA England FBI 2022-2023 forecast. 

SAWB - 0131 244 9750 or 


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