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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. ...
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....
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. ...
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. ...
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 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....
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 AHDB launches new foodservice dashboards for red meat sector
AHDB levy payers and stakeholders will for the first time be able to access new foodservice data which provides a complete picture of the red meat marketplace in Britain....
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 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...
 
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