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26 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Increases April Milk Price
UK - Arla’s price for conventional milk will increase by 0.32 pence per litre from 1 April...
21 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Suckler Herd Down but Productivity Up, Reports QMS
SCOTLAND, UK - The latest Scottish agricultural census figures reveal the Scottish suckler cow herd is down 1.3 per cent year-on-year, making the beef herd 12 per cent smaller than it was a decade ago....
19 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom NFU Welcomes PM’s Ambition to Deliver Successful Farming Policy
UK - The NFU President has welcomed last week's (14 March) comments from the Prime Minister which acknowledged the ‘historic opportunity’ the government has to deliver a farming policy that will work for the whole food industry...
09 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom Where Next for UK, Irish Livestock Science and Production?
Post-Brexit future under the spotlight at major animal science conference...
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Recognised for Product Development at Innovation Awards
UK - Arla Foods has scooped an award for its protein pouch format at the fourth annual World Food Innovation Awards. Celebrating the very best in excellence and innovation across every product category, Arla protein pouches took home the award for Best...
06 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom UK Cheddar Value Trade Remains Positive, Volumes Up
UK - 2017 UK cheddar trade balance provided a slight improvement in both value and volume terms, although volumes remain in deficit....
02 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom Industries Map Out Vision for Scotland as a Good Food Nation
SCOTLAND, UK - A group of leading organisations representing Scottish food producers and processors this week (28 February) launched a joint industry vision on what the Scottish Government’s upcoming Good Food Nation Bill must deliver....
View news from United Kingdom Call for Positivity, Passion to Push Dairy Industry Forward
SCOTLAND, UK - Former AHDB Dairy Board member Jim Baird is calling for positive and passionate Scottish dairy farmers to put themselves forward for a role on the AHDB Dairy Board....
28 February 2018
View news from United Kingdom DNA Study of Cow Stomachs Could Aid Meat, Dairy Production
UK - Meat and milk production from cattle could one day be boosted, thanks to analysis of microbes in cows' stomachs....
View news from United Kingdom Dairy UK: Defra Announcement of Consultation on the Future of Food, Farming and Environment
UK - Yesterday (27 February), Defra released an announcement on how leaving the European Union and the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will give the UK the chance for reform. "We want to know your thoughts on the future of agricultural policy in England,"...
27 February 2018
View news from United Kingdom Public Goods of Animal Health, Welfare Must be at Heart of New Ag Policy
UK - The BVA issues response to the Environment Secretary's proposals regarding a "Green Brexit."...
View news from United Kingdom First Milk Reports March Milk Price to Reduce by 1.25 ppl
UK - First Milk on Friday announced that its milk price for March will be reducing by 1.25 pence per litre....
View news from United Kingdom Going Global on UK Dairy Farming
UK - Bringing consumers closer to the daily lives of dairy farmers and showcasing the important role of dairy in the diet are the aims of two projects launched last week....
26 February 2018
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Decreases March Milk Price
UK - Arla’s price for conventional milk will reduce by 2.16 pence for the manufacturing litre, taking it to 27.11 pence from 1 March 2018....
13 February 2018
View news from United Kingdom Roadshow to Give Farmers Guidance on Thriving After Brexit
SCOTLAND, UK - The AHDB, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are running three Brexit roadshows across Scotland in February and March....
View news from United Kingdom Dairy UK Joins Call on Govt to Ensure Successful Brexit for Food Sector
UK - Dairy UK has joined with farmers and the wider food supply chain to set out the terms of a successful Brexit....
12 February 2018
View news from United Kingdom Hard Discounters Drive Improved Cheese Sales
UK - Hard discounters continued to improve their market share, in terms of cheese volume sales....
08 February 2018
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods, Yeo Valley Announce Partnership
UK - Arla Foods Limited will acquire Yeo Valley Dairies Limited, a subsidiary of the Yeo Valley Group Limited. The transaction will give the farmer-owned dairy cooperative the rights to use the Yeo Valley brand in milk, butter, spreads and cheese under...
31 January 2018
View news from United Kingdom Giving fresh cows that extra boost
What goes into the cow before it calves, impacts both health and production in subsequent lactation. Marcos Zenobi, Jose Santos and Charlie Staples from the University of Florida explain....
30 January 2018
View news from United Kingdom AHDB Keeps Pushing on Importance of Health Benefits of Red Meat, Dairy
UK - More beef, lamb and dairy products would be sold if a brighter spotlight was shone on their health benefits, research conducted by AHDB has showed....
29 January 2018
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Scoops Hat Trick Winning Third Consecutive 'Product of the Year' Award
UK - Arla Foods has been voted 'Product of the Year' for the third consecutive year, winning the 2018 accolade for its Free Range Organic Milk in the Dairy & Free From Drinks category....
23 January 2018
View news from United Kingdom High liver fluke risk for cattle predicted in 2018
After a record wet summer, cattle farmers should review parasite control plans for 2018 with their vets as a high risk of liver fluke is predicted in several UK regions this year....
18 January 2018
View news from United Kingdom Further Milk Price Cuts as Commodities Weaken
UK - NFU Scotland has called on the supply chain to deliver fairer returns to producers as further milk price falls are announced....
16 January 2018
View news from United Kingdom First Milk Announces February Milk Price to Reduce by 1ppl
UK - First Milk has today announced that it will be reducing its milk price for February 2018 by 1 pence per litre. ...
15 January 2018
View news from United Kingdom Wettest summer in years means high fluke and worm risk for sheep and cattle
The wettest summer for many years has led to a high risk of liver fluke infection in sheep and cattle across large areas of the UK, including the North, West and Central Scotland, West Wales and Cornwall. While Eastern Scotland and parts of North and...
12 January 2018
View news from United Kingdom Dairy UK Welcomes 25 Year Plan
UK - Dairy UK welcomes the publication of "The 25 Year Environment Plan" and supports the Government's aim to deliver an environmentally sustainable future. ...
05 January 2018
View news from United Kingdom Farm Study Highlights Importance of Regular Heifer Weighing
UK - The importance of regular weighing has been further underlined following results from AHDB Dairy’s two year Calf to Calving project, which identified huge variation in growth rates within batches of heifers....
04 January 2018
View news from United Kingdom Food, Trade Commitments Welcomed in Secretary of State’s Oxford Address
UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed Michael Gove’s support for food production, delivering fairer food supply chains and securing the right trading platforms post-Brexit when the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs addressed the Oxford...
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