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26 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom Limited grass growth and pandemic restrictions highlight need to plan and monitor grazing
In light of the UK's low milk price, increased feed costs following the ongoing lockdown and depressed grass growth, assessing forage stocks and tracking margins are becoming more essential. ...
25 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom Mole Valley Farmers pledges support to farmers during COVID-19 lockdown
Whether it’s over the phone or via video calling, the Mole Valley Farmers team are on hand to offer support to farmers during the coronavirus lockdown....
22 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom UK parasite control and alerts for Spring 2020
Elanco has released its analysis of the UK's potential parasite challenges for farmers. ...
21 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom UK public encouraged to "support small cheesemakers" as pandemic threatens the future of Britain's specialist cheese industry
Britain's specialist cheesemakers and retailers have joined forces to urge the public to "support small cheesemakers" as the Coronavirus crisis threatens to wipe out the previously thriving industry....
20 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom UK dairy industry groups unite behind calls for urgent government action to save sector
Appeals for urgent government action to save the dairy industry have been backed by the entire supply chain, including UK farming unions, RABDF, Dairy UK and the Provision Trade Federation....
View news from United Kingdom UK dairy industry pulls together to manage milk supply through COVID-19
Government announces a temporary relaxation of UK competition law to support the dairy industry through the coronavirus outbreak. ...
17 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom BMPA urges changes to the UK Job Retention Scheme to keep meat processors at work
If the UK chancellor modifies the Job Retention Scheme to permit businesses in key industries like meat packing to “part furlough” staff for part of their working week, taxpayers and workers could reach a “win-win”....
View news from United Kingdom Red Tractor trials streamed audits to shore up UK's farm supply chain
Red Tractor plans to roll out live streamed farm audits to allow new applicants to be assessed and current members to retain their assurance status through COVID-19. ...
15 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom Coronavirus: NFU and dairy industry united behind urgent call for action
Following a dairy crisis meeting held earlier today, the whole industry has united behind the need for meaningful action to avoid a national catastrophe in UK dairying....
12 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom Farmers launch #LockdownLearning initiative for home education
Farmers and growers from across Britain are hoping to inspire and educate children about food and where it comes from as a part of a new #LockdownLearning project....
11 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom New system illustrates environmental impact of feeding too much protein at turnout
Mole Valley Farmers has found that balancing rations to complement high protein spring grass makes both economic and environmental sense. ...
10 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom Increased risk of cocci in calves around turnout
Coccidiosis causing oocysts can build up during the housed period, increasing the risk of both beef and dairy calves contracting the disease as spring progresses....
09 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom NFU calls for meeting with Defra Secretary to save UK dairy sector
The survival of many British dairy farming businesses hit by the coronavirus depends on urgent action from the government, the NFU said on 8 April....
View news from United Kingdom Why British dairy farmers have to discard their milk
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has produced a Q+A document to help answer questions on why some farmers are having to discard their milk despite shortages still being seen in a few supermarkets....
08 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom RABDF seeks Government support in a new scheme to prevent widespread dairy disruption
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) is calling on the Government to help fund a short-term financial support scheme for dairy farmers whose businesses have been severely affected as a result of Coronavirus and to avert a larger crisis...
07 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom Take sustainable approach to worming youngstock
Cattle farmers should ensure their treatment for roundworms is sustainable. ...
06 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom New mycotoxin app launched in UK
MycocheckUp.co.uk – new web app launches for dairy farms...
04 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom Farmers urged to prepare plan B
Farming consultants have created an emergency document to help farmers plan ahead in case they fall ill during the coronavirus pandemic. ...
02 April 2020
View news from United Kingdom UK dairy farmers are encouraged to check contact details on Government websites
The RABDF is urging farmers to check their contact details are correct on websites such as the RPA and Cattle Tracing System (CTS), following the temporary closure of offices due to coronavirus....
View news from United Kingdom As 35,000 badgers are culled, RSPCA urges Government to accelerate new bTB plans
As highest ever number of badgers killed in latest cull, RSPCA urges Government to end culls now and speed up introduction of new herd management plans....
31 March 2020
View news from United Kingdom NFU provides new service to report how coronavirus impacts UK farming
A new online service aimed at capturing farm business issues related to coronavirus has been launched by the NFU....
View news from United Kingdom RABDF issues staff management guidelines as Coronavirus cases soar
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has issued a set of guidelines to help dairy farmers safeguard their workforce as cases of Coronavirus continue to soar....
30 March 2020
28 March 2020
View news from United Kingdom Vet groups and charities work together to continue care and support veterinary teams and clients during coronavirus
Veterinary groups and animal welfare charities have joined together to help ensure the UK’s animals are cared for during the coronavirus pandemic....
23 March 2020
View news from United Kingdom Increasing UK milk price gap indicates a broken market
The widening gap between the highest and lowest milk prices was highlighted as competing brands announce opposing price points....
View news from United Kingdom NFU UK publishes coronavirus advice for employers
The NFU has published a Q&A webpage for employers on coronavirus....
18 March 2020
View news from United Kingdom Common anti-parasite treatments found to devastate wildlife
Researchers at the University of Sussex are calling for alternatives to wormers and anti-ectoparasitic products used widely in cattle....
View news from United Kingdom UK's Moredun Foundation for animal health and welfare celebrates 100 years of research and education
The Moredun, located just outside Edinburgh, celebrated its centenary on 17 March. ...
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