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06 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom First Milk Announces January Milk Price Hold
UK - First Milk yesterday announced that it will be holding its milk price at the current level for January 2020....
28 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom Arla Calls for Industry to Help Support Dairy Farmers
UK - With support building from retailers, foodservice companies, industry and Government for Arla’s new calf policy, the cooperative is now turning to companies at the forefront of innovation to help those farmers who will be revaluating their current...
View news from United Kingdom New Vaccine to Stop Spread of Bovine TB
UK - Scientists at the University of Surrey have developed a novel vaccine and complementary skin test to protect cattle against bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB)....
26 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom ASA Ruling Following NFUS Complaint Sees Inaccurate Posters Withdrawn
SCOTLAND, UK - Driven by members, NFU Scotland lodged a formal complaint with the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) in June about a poster campaign in Scotland that erroneously claimed that 'eating animals' contributes more to climate change than transport....
22 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFU Letter Urges Farmers to Showcase Best of British Livestock Farming
UK - NFU Vice President Stuart Roberts has written to "Farmers Weekly" and "Farmers Guardian" encouraging farmers to showcase the great story that British livestock farming has to tell....
View news from United Kingdom 'Politicking' Holding Back Prosperity, Progress, Says NFUS
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland’s President Andrew McCornick used the annual AgriScot event, held at Ingliston this week (20 November 2019) to demand that progress replaces political stagnation and uncertainty....
21 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom Multiple Benefits of Clay as Feed Supplement in Dairy Cattle
US - Dairy producers frequently add clay as a feed supplement to reduce the symptoms of aflatoxin and subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA) in lactating cows. In a new study from the University of Illinois, researchers show that clay can also improve the degradability...
View news from United Kingdom Mixed Messages on Dairy in Agriscot Survey
SCOTLAND, UK - A survey to assess the current mood of Scottish dairy farmers, carried out ahead of a major farming event, suggests the dairy sector in Scotland is ‘on a knife edge’....
19 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFU Scotland, Minister Meet with North East Milk Producers
SCOTLAND, UK - Dairy farmers in the North East met with NFU Scotland and Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment, Mairi Gougeon MSP last Thursday (14 November)....
13 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom Waste Reduction Tech, Meat Alternatives and Yield Optimisation at FoodBytes! London 2019
15 revolutionary startups took to the stage to pitch ground-breaking, sustainable solutions for the food and agriculture (F&A) industry at FoodBytes! by Rabobank. ...
12 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom What Will Scottish Agriculture Look Like in 5 Years?
Once more the Brexit deadline is looming and predicting the result seems more than a little foolhardy. However, I have been trying to imagine what Scottish agriculture will look like in five years’ time, possibly something just as challenging, writes...
08 November 2019
View news from United Kingdom UK Dairy Farms Can Help Reduce Phosphorus Loss
The University of Reading, in collaboration with Harper Adams University, is running a project looking at reducing phosphorus losses and is searching for dairy farms across Great Britain to participate....
View news from United Kingdom UK Celebrity Chef Backs Red Meat in Campaign
UK businessman, TV star and 2018 Celebrity Masterchef runner-up Spencer Matthews is fronting a new campaign aimed at highlighting the importance of lean red meat in a healthy, balanced diet. ...
22 October 2019
View news from United Kingdom Research: Insight into Infections Found in the Noses of Healthy Cattle
New research led by academics at the University of Bristol Veterinary and Medical Schools used the 'One Health' approach to study three bacterial species in the noses of young cattle and found the carriage of the bacteria was surprisingly different. ...
17 October 2019
View news from United Kingdom UK Beef and Dairy Agri-market Outlook
This outlook comes after Britain’s departure from the EU has been delayed. This might mean one of two things: either the clock has been extended, the threat has gone away and normal life continues for now, or the only certainty is more uncertainty....
14 October 2019
View news from United Kingdom Scotland's Cattle Herd in Decline, Sheep Recovering in 2019
The number of cattle in Scotland has now hit a 60-year low, according to the June survey data released by the Scottish Government. ...
27 September 2019
View news from United Kingdom Making Semen Purchase Decisions
Choosing which bulls to breed from and buying semen is one of the most important decisions on farm as it shapes your herd for years to come. Here's our guidance to help you get the most from the process....
10 September 2019
View news from United Kingdom Arla Removes 'Use-by' Dates on Branded Fresh Milk to Help Reduce Food Waste
UK - Thousands of adults across Britain admit they struggle to understand all of the labels on food and drink packaging, resulting in many binning perfectly good produce, new research* has revealed....
09 September 2019
View news from United Kingdom Weather Delays, Brexit Uncertainty Continue to Disrupt Scotland’s Harvest
SCOTLAND, UK - For many Scottish growers, a week of continuous rain has brought harvest to a halt and the volume of rain makes accessing fields with heavy harvesting equipment challenging....
06 September 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Meets PM on Aberdeenshire Farm
SCOTLAND, UK - On a visit to an Aberdeenshire farm, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that the UK Government will accept the funding recommendations of the Bew Review into intra-UK agricultural funding. ...
05 September 2019
View news from United Kingdom Long Running Union Campaign Finally Secures Deal on £160m for Scottish Farmers, Crofters
SCOTLAND, UK - A long running Union campaign has finally seen a flawed decision on agricultural funding addressed....
03 September 2019
View news from United Kingdom Crucial Role of Non-UK Labour in Scottish Food, Farming
SCOTLAND, UK - A key goal of NFU Scotland is to ensure continued access to non-UK workers, both permanent and temporary, post-Brexit....
28 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Urges UK Govt to Urgently Review Stance on Tariffs
SCOTLAND, UK - The UK Government has been urged to scrap its proposed tariff schedule and pursue a post-Brexit approach to international trade that acts in the best interests of Scottish food and farming....
26 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Urges Govt to Deliver Food, Farming Labour Solutions Before Brexit
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has called on the Government to make essential decisions affecting the availability of non-UK labour with urgency....
20 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom National Livestock Movement Bans May Prove Economically Damaging
UK - New research from the University of Warwick has pioneered an economic perspective on controlling livestock diseases. Focusing on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), bovine TB (bTB) and bluetongue virus (BTV), the researchers draw striking conclusions about...
13 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom Millennials' Love for Dairy Win for Industry
UK - Results from the second year of Dairy UK and AHDB’s dairy marketing campaign have once again shown resounding success for the dairy sector in rekindling millennial’s love for dairy....
09 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Farming’s Success Story on Tackling Climate Change Lost in Global Report
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish farming’s responsible approach to tackling climate change is being lost in the headlines generated by the latest report into Climate Change and Land Use from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). ...
31 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Union Welcome for Wide Ranging Report into Future of Scottish Agriculture
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed the findings of a wide-ranging inquiry into the future of Scottish agriculture, published this morning (31 July). ...
 
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