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13 September 2017
View news from United Kingdom Merial launches vaccination awareness campaign as survey finds calf pneumonia remains prevalent on UK cattle farms
Merial has launched a national vaccination awareness campaign at UK Dairy Day 2017 to encourage farmers to consider vaccinating calves against calf pneumonia. The campaign follows the results of a national cattle survey, which shows that calf pneumonia...
11 September 2017
View news from United Kingdom Expert Calls for Brexit to Revolutionise Sustainable Farming
UK - Brexit should be used as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end industrialised farming in the UK and make a radical shift towards more sustainable smallholdings and allotments, University of Sussex Professor Dave Goulson has said....
31 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Beefy Visit for Canadian Importers
UK - A group of Canadian beef importers made a special visit to the UK this month to see first-hand the country’s high standards in meat production....
28 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Strong Start to Year for UK Meat Exports
UK - Exports of beef, lamb and pork from the UK have surpassed the £500 million mark for the first six months of 2017 – up 18 per cent year-on-year....
24 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Meetings Focus on Maximising Livestock Production from Grass
SCOTLAND, UK - Livestock farmers are invited to attend one of the six free "Better Grazing" meetings being held across Scotland next month....
23 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom UK Food Exports to China Up 35%
UK - British food and drink exports saw record growth in the first half of this year, rising by 8.5 per cent on the same period last year, buoyed in part by a 35 per cent increase in exports to China....
18 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom New QMS Video Highlights Health Benefits of Red Meat
UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has this week launched a new video highlighting the important role of beef, lamb and pork in a healthy diet....
16 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom QMS Welcomes Opening of Key Export Market for Scotch Beef
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) welcomed the announcement last week (9 August 2017) that beef from the UK is set to be back on the menu in the Philippines....
15 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom British Beef Heading Toward Philippines
UK - Filipinos can now enjoy British beef following a new export deal estimated to be worth £34 million....
14 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Strong Farmgate Beef Prices Set to Continue
UK - Farmgate beef prices remain historically strong in the prevailing marketplace reflecting the low numbers of prime cattle on the market coupled with low carcase weights....
View news from United Kingdom BVA: Mandatory CCTV in Slaughterhouses 'Huge Win for Animal Welfare'
UK - The Government’s plan to introduce mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in England is a huge win for animal health and welfare, following years of campaigning by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Veterinary Public Health Association...
View news from United Kingdom Merial vets put their best foot forward for Farm Africa
A group of 100 farm vets and staff from Merial Animal Health have walked over 26,000 miles, or the length of the Amazon River, in a steps challenge that raises money for charity Farm Africa. The challenge is part of Merial’s #CALFMATTERS calf pneumonia...
08 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Workshop Aims to Make Impact
UK - Making an impact on beef and sheep farms is the theme of an AHDB Beef & Lamb event for industry advisers taking place next month....
27 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Event Sets Focus for Future R&D in UK Agriculture
UK - Research, development and knowledge exchange experts gathered to discuss priorities and develop lasting collaborative partnerships, to drive innovation and improvement in UK agriculture....
24 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Warm, wet weather heightens parasite risk in sheep and cattle
Warm, wet weather may prompt rapid development and release of worm larvae onto pastures, increasing the risk of productivity-limiting parasite burdens in sheep this summer. While in cattle, lungworm infection begins to pose a threat to unvaccinated and...
17 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom UK Not Ready for Brexit's Impact on Food, Report Warns
UK - The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published by SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex....
13 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom New Yearbook Holds Latest Farm-to-Fork facts, Figures
UK - Livestock producers can now access a wealth of industry information collected from the 2016 beef and sheep industry in a new pocket-sized yearbook produced by AHDB Beef & Lamb....
12 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Video Promotes Greater Understanding of VIA Technology
UK - AHDB Beef & Lamb is aiming to increase understanding about the use of Video Image Analysis (VIA) in beef carcase classification through a new video....
07 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Cull Cattle Prices Up by 15% Year-on-Year
UK - Slaughter prices for both prime and cull cattle are seeing year-on-year increases, with the 15% increase for cull stock, outstripping a 12 per cent increase for prime stock, according to the latest analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
05 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Retailers Encouraged to Support Scottish Food, Farming
SCOTLAND, UK - The opportunities to build a sustainable future for Scottish agriculture was the focus of discussions led by NFU Scotland with supermarket retailers at the Royal Highland Show....
04 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Brexit Demands Leadership at Every Level, Warns CAAV
UK - Brexit will accelerate changes that have been under way in agriculture for decades, and the industry must look ahead and adapt quickly to make the most of potential opportunities....
View news from United Kingdom Brexit 360 Urges Farmers to Take Stock Now
UK - With uncertainty over the future of agricultural policy, farm labour and exports, AHDB has urged farmers to concentrate on understanding their own business first in preparation for Brexit....
03 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Health Advice Group Established for Calf Rearers
UK - To reduce the costly impact of calf health problems, AHDB Beef & Lamb has formed an on-farm discussion group....
30 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Are People 'Rolling the Dice' When it Comes to Food Safety?
UK - A new study, conducted by a team of UK-based researchers led by the University of Liverpool known as the ENIGMA Project, has revealed the levels of bad behaviours in UK kitchens which increase the public's risk of getting food poisoning....
View news from United Kingdom Policy Makers Must Follow WTO Rule Book, Says AHDB
UK - The UK does not have a blank sheet of paper to redesign its agricultural trade and farm support policies post Brexit....
22 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Food Citizenship Report Explores False, Limiting Idea of 'Consumer'
UK - The result of a ten-month inquiry with six organisations including the RSPB and Co-op to explore a Citizen food system, the Food Citizenship Report explores the false and limiting idea of ‘the consumer’. The report includes a review of international...
21 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Muscles Matter to Get maximum Carcase Value
UK - To help businesses maximise value and quality from the beef carcase, AHDB has drawn on years of master butchery experience to create a new Beef Muscle Guide....
20 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Better Supply Chain Communications to Play Vital Role in Post-Brexit Era
UK - While there will be tough and challenging times ahead there will also be opportunities in the post-Brexit era, according to Stuart Ashworth, Head of Economics Services with Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
 
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