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16 September 2021
View news from United Kingdom New cattle-focused vet practice launches in West Wales, UK
The Cattle Vet, a new, independent veterinary practice focused on cattle, has launched in West Wales, UK. ...
15 September 2021
View news from United Kingdom AHDB: August GB milk production hits 5-year low
GB milk deliveries are estimated to be 1,003 million litres in August, based on daily delivery data, writes Patty Clayton, AHDB Lead Analyst - Dairy. ...
12 September 2021
View news from United Kingdom New AgriWebb Academy wants farmers achieve more with its digital platform
AgriWebb Academy hopes to facilitate the switch to digital farm management with new platform....
11 September 2021
View news from United Kingdom RABI aims to quadruple support to farming people by 2024
RABI has confirmed the charity’s ambitious goal to reach even more farming people over the next three years....
10 September 2021
View news from United Kingdom New embryo identification IVF method set to boost cow milk and meat production
Research from the University of Kent, the University of Nottingham and L’Alliance Boviteq Inc., has established a method of significantly improving in-vitro fertilization (IVF) in cattle....
09 September 2021
View news from United Kingdom Abomasal Parasitic Nematode Ostertagia influences dairy rumen microbiome
Ruminants can be fed on human-undigestible plant biomass due to the symbiotic relationship they maintain with the microorganisms that inhabit their rumen....
07 September 2021
View news from United Kingdom Maternal performance makes all the difference in suckler herds
New AHDB campaign shows that maternal performance is the key to driving profitability in the suckler herd....
01 September 2021
View news from United Kingdom Register now for the 2021 Farm Business Innovation Show
The Farm Business Innovation Show is back and promises to deliver incredible features and exclusive opportunities to help diversify and boost your revenue....
31 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK government rejects call for new visas to ease post-Brexit truck driver shortage
Britain's government has rejected calls from retail and logistics companies to temporarily ease post-Brexit immigration rules which they say are contributing to a shortage of truck drivers and acute supply chain disruption....
30 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK food chain urges government to address workforce shortages with COVID-19 Recovery Visa
A new cross-industry report is calling for the UK government to implement a 12-month COVID-19 Recovery Visa to address workforce shortages in the agri-food sector. ...
View news from United Kingdom As shakes and chicken go off UK menus, food firms urge government to act
Britain's leading employers are pushing the government to urgently increase funding to retrain workers and allow Europeans back into key sectors as supply chains buckle under the weight of COVID-19 and Brexit....
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 UK beef trade picks up in June, reversing previous lag
Data from the AHDB finds that UK beef exports in June are now greater than the same period in 2020. ...
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.” ...
23 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom Labor shortages in UK meat industry are spiralling says industry group
UK's meat industry labor shortage could threaten Christmas food supplies, warns the British Meat Processors Association....
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 US drought could have implications for beef exports
New analysis from Rebecca Wright of AHDB finds that US beef producers can take advantage of export opportunities despite difficulties stemming from the on-going drought. ...
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 UK consumers reminded of the dietary role of red meat
Work highlighting the role of red meat in a healthy balanced diet has received significant coverage in a number of national daily national newspapers including The Sun, The Mirror and The Guardian....
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....
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