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27 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom What would a UK-Canada trade deal mean for cattle producers?
As the UK's trade deals with Australia and New Zealand take shape, analysts from AHDB consider the potential implications of a trade deal between the UK and Canada. ...
View news from United Kingdom Final chance for UK farmers to take part in survey on recognising and treating pain in lame dairy cows
VETPARTNERS is inviting anyone who works with lame dairy cows to complete a short questionnaire about what they think of certain conditions and how to approach the treatment of various diseases....
26 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom Animal health firm Anifera to conduct in-depth bovine mastitis studies
Anifera plans to develop compounds that can improve the efficacy of antibiotics as part of extended studies into mastitis. ...
25 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom Native cattle breeds: are we losing genetic diversity?
Farm animal genetic resources are defined as “those animal species that are used, or may be used, for the production of food and agriculture, and the populations within each of them.” ...
22 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom "Brexit has left farmers in fear for their futures"
A post in The Conversation by Yorkshire-based farmer Peter Gittins has outlined the stresses and uncertainty facing UK agriculture as the country overhauls its subsidy regime....
20 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK moves one step closer towards controlling bovine TB after expanding advisory service
A significant step forward has been made to reduce the spread of TB with the expansion of a service offering farmers free biosecurity advice to protect their herds....
19 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK advertising authority sides with AHDB in "We Eat Balanced" campaign
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has not upheld complaints about AHDB's advertising campaign "We Eat Balanced", in an important ruling for British agriculture. ...
18 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK issues new rules on maximum journey times when transporting farm animals
The new rules, which also include allowances for more headroom, follow a UK-wide push to improve the conditions and welfare for livestock during transport....
View news from United Kingdom Free, bespoke farm advice offered to UK farmers
The UK's AHDB has launched a new Farm Business Review service to help 4,000 farmers and growers plan and prosper in the future. ...
16 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom Far East markets boost cheese exports from the UK
Cheese exports from the UK have been bolstered by the Asian and Oceania markets – with shipments up 17% on last year....
View news from United Kingdom NFU UK responds to lump sum exit scheme consultation
The UK Government consultation into the proposed lump sum exit payment for farmers looking to leave the industry has ended - here's where the NFU stands. ...
14 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom Low Carbon Agriculture: cutting through the noise to support the farming transition
The UK's Low Carbon Agriculture show will take place in person on 8-9 March 2022, at the National Agriculture and Exhibition Centre (NAEC), to support farmers as they move through the agricultural transition....
12 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom Breeding dairy cows to help reach net zero
Two new genetic indexes to help farmers breed more environmentally friendly cows will be launched in August by AHDB Dairy....
11 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom Research shows that regenerative farming can deliver environmental benefits while maintaining productivity
A regenerative beef grazing system being tested by FAI Farms, in conjunction with McDonalds UK & Ireland, offers significant potential to deliver environmental benefits while maintaining productivity, suggests the latest US and UK trial work....
10 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom New guide showcases the benefits of tree planting for beef and dairy sector
RSPCA Assured has launched a new online tree planting guide for the ruminant sector, aimed at benefiting livestock and helping to contribute to net zero emissions on farms....
View news from United Kingdom Changes in UK's Red Tractor standards provide opportunity to act on BVD
New plans to take more active control of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) through Red Tractor assurance have been welcomed by CHECS chair Abi Reader, who says UK beef and dairy farmers now have a huge opportunity to boost profitability and reputation by working...
06 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom Using genomics to future proof your herd
Genomic testing and an effective, tailored approach to breeding has lifted Hillhead of Covington's herd’s genetic merit into the top 15% across the UK, writes ADHB....
04 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK ‘meat tax’ would cost economy almost £250 million a year
A 'meat tax' would cost the UK £242 million a year according to a new study, adding a surprising economic rationale to the National Food Strategy's dismissal of the idea on political grounds....
27 July 2021
View news from United Kingdom £21m to help make Scotland's dairy industry cream of the crop
A digital dairy project aiming to create 600 new jobs in South-West Scotland and Cumbria has been awarded more than £21 million of funding....
View news from United Kingdom Significant proportion of Scottish livestock still failing to meet market specification
With close to 40% of sheep and 30% of beef cattle in Scotland still failing to meet market specifications resulting in financial, productivity and efficiency costs, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is encouraging more farmers to utilize their virtual carcass...
26 July 2021
View news from United Kingdom Breedr trades £1.85 million of cattle since its launch in February
Breedr, the free herd management app for farmers, has traded more than £1.85 million worth of cattle since launching its trading platform just four months ago....
25 July 2021
View news from United Kingdom Survey shows that visiting UK farmland improves mental health
Visiting the British countryside has improved the physical and mental health of people living in towns and cities across Britain over the past year - a new survey has revealed....
23 July 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK vets launch new Johne's disease tracker
Action Group on Johne’s launches new test result interpretation tool and outlines new BCVA (British Cattle Veterinary Association) training programme for vets....
View news from United Kingdom UK meat industry warns that its labor talent pool is turning "into a puddle"
The labor situation in the meat industry and other sectors has been in the spotlight this week with businesses getting increasingly concerned about the threat of empty supermarket shelves just as peak summer demand hits....
21 July 2021
View news from United Kingdom Red Tractor revises farm standards to equip British agriculture for the future
Red Tractor, the UK’s largest and most comprehensive food assurance scheme, has shared how it has listened to feedback and outlined what is changing in its revised farm standards from November....
20 July 2021
View news from United Kingdom Farmers raising £1,000s with Bulls Out for Cancer
Beef and dairy farmers have raised over £1,000 for testicular cancer, while also improving their herd genetics as part of Breedr’s Bulls Out for Cancer campaign....
View news from United Kingdom NFU UK encourages farmers to share their safety advice for #FarmSafetyWeek
This #FarmSafetyWeek farmers across the UK are being asked to share their tips on how to keep themselves, their families, their workers and visitors to their land safe....
View news from United Kingdom AHDB secures funding to help future proof thousands of farm businesses
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has secured £3.9million of funding to help thousands of farmers and growers navigate the fallout of the loss of direct payments and help future proof their businesses....
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