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21 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK launches new farming magazine for kids
Launched in March 2021, The YoungStock is aimed at any budding young farmer, or child interested in farming and the countryside....
20 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom BBC focuses on farming in new web series
A new series on the BBC will focus on food security and innovations in farm production. ...
19 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom SRUC launches new Herd Health Planning app to connect farmers and vets
A new app created by the Veterinary Services team at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) will allow British beef suckler farmers to share real-time cattle data with veterinary surgeons while in the field....
View news from United Kingdom New AHDB report examines the UK's future food trade with the US
New analysis highlights the risks and the opportunities a new trade deal with the US may bring for UK food and farming....
18 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom Brexit farm workers scheme found fueling risk of slavery in UK
Migrant farm workers in Britain are being trapped and mistreated by employers in conditions ripe for modern slavery, campaigners say, urging the government to review a scheme designed to avoid agricultural labor shortages post-Brexit....
View news from United Kingdom Great British Beef Week is "going green" as its 11th year focuses on sustainability
British beef farmers are to receive industry-wide recognition at the end of April, with their support for sustainable production practices being the focal point of Great British Beef Week 2021....
17 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom New UK border checks delay is a betrayal of vets and Brexit, says OV group
The Managing Director of one of the UK's leading providers of Official Veterinarians and Meat Hygiene Inspectors has strongly criticised the UK Government’s decision to further delay checks on goods entering Great Britain from the European Union....
16 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom Livestock app Breedr launches in UK
UK beef producers can finally plan ahead with confidence, following the launch of the world’s first smart, data-driven beef contract which sets a secure price 24 months ahead....
15 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom Study: venison carries low risk of food poisoning
Consumers of Scottish venison are at low risk of contracting severe food poisoning, a Scotland-wide study of deer and venison has found....
View news from United Kingdom The UK's new Border Operating Model must deliver a level playing field, says NFU
As the government announces its new Border Operating Model for Great Britain, the NFU urges both the UK and EU to work together to agree long-term arrangements as a matter of priority so trade can flow as smoothly as possible while new border infrastructure...
14 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK's organic farmers raise concerns about future of ag sector and potential trade deals
Roger Kerr, CEO of Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G), has penned an open letter in response to the UK's Trade and Agriculture Commission report....
12 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom 10 things to keep in mind about lungworm before turnout
Preventing lungworm outbreaks this grazing season must be made a priority ahead of turnout, says MSD Animal Health veterinary adviser Dr Kat Baxter-Smith....
View news from United Kingdom UK unveils new sustainable farming initiative
The UK is inviting farmers to take the first step towards a greener future by participating in the pilot Sustainable Farming Incentive. ...
11 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom NFU calls for "fresh approach" when thinking of Red Tractor farming standards
The NFU has submitted a thorough and detailed response to a consultation on how Red Tractor standards should look across the six farming sectors. ...
View news from United Kingdom UK's Ruminant Health & Welfare group identifies priority areas for 2021-2023
Ruminant Health & Welfare has announced four key areas it will be working on over the next two years to help improve cattle and sheep production in the UK....
09 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom New study shows that metabolic testing could improve fertility in beef herds
Researchers at Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) have found that metabolic profile testing could improve calving performance in beef cattle....
View news from United Kingdom UK supermarket Morrisons aims to source products from net zero carbon farms by 2030
Morrisons has pledged to be the first supermarket group completely supplied by net zero carbon British farms by 2030, five years ahead of the market....
View news from United Kingdom Northern Ireland contends with official vet shortage amid Brexit protocol changes
A senior Ulster Unionist peer has called for urgent action to address an increasingly serious shortage of vets carrying out official meat inspections in Northern Ireland....
06 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom New web series from UK's AHDB explores the realities of post-Brexit trade
AHDB is hosting a series of digital events during March looking at what leaving the EU has meant in practice for the UK's agricultural and horticultural sectors....
05 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK meat and dairy sector shows continued growth in January 2021
Data from UK retailers for January 2021 shows increases in overall sales of red meat and dairy compared to the same period last year. ...
03 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK farming and animal welfare organisations react to Trade and Agriculture Commission report
The Trade and Agriculture Commission has issued an interim report as UK agriculture begins its post-Brexit restructuring....
02 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK ranks sixth in the world for food security - new report
The 2020 Global Food Security Index (GFSI) has found that the UK ranked sixth out of 113 countries in food security and the overall strength of its food system....
01 March 2021
View news from United Kingdom AHDB launches Carbon Week to support UK farmers
AHDB is bringing UK farmers an essential guide to carbon and carbon footprinting in a series of free webinars starting on 1 March. ...
27 February 2021
View news from United Kingdom What impact does the Brexit trade agreement have on Agriculture?
Analysis from Bidwell's Environment Partner Ian Ashbridge outlines the impact that the UK's Free Trade Agreement with the EU has on agriculture. ...
26 February 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK farmers should test before treating calves with wormer this spring
Experts from the Control of Worms Sustainably (COWS) group are urging dairy and suckler beef producers with autumn-born calves, to think carefully about their worm control programme this spring....
View news from United Kingdom Editorial - The UK's "thin" deal with the EU will not cover the cracks
The latest analysis from Peter Hardwick of the British Meat Processors Association highlights the challenges the UK's meat sector faces due to Brexit red tape. ...
25 February 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK's Welfare in Transport consultation may not deliver for livestock
The UK's National Farmers Union has responded to Defra's Welfare in Transport consultation, saying that the proposals would cause undue delays and increase costs without delivering meaningful welfare benefits for livestock and poultry. ...
24 February 2021
View news from United Kingdom UK Environment Secretary outlines approach for future agriculture policy
Defra Secretary George Eustice has said that the UK can work towards self-sufficiency in food production and that farmers can face the future with confidence. ...
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