TheBeefSite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the beef industry

TheBeefSite Latest News: United Kingdom

Search:
Section:
Show results in:
Friday, October 31, 2014
View news from United Kingdom NFU Gives Reassurance Over New Farm Payments IT System
UK - The NFU says it is critical Government proves it has a robust new IT system in place to administer farm payments from next year....
View news from United Kingdom Merck Animal Health Launches First Transdermal Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug for Cattle
US - Merck Animal Health has introduced FINADYNE® Transdermal (flunixin meglumine) Pour-on solution which delivers consistent efficacy proven to reduce pyrexia (fever) associated with bovine respiratory disease (BRD). ...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Union Disappointment at EU Beef Calf Scheme Decision
SCOTLAND - The European Union has ruled out Scotland front-loading payments made under the new Beef Calf Scheme that would have supported smaller beef producers, crofters and new entrants....
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Owners Urged to Keep Dogs Under Control Around Livestock
UK - Dog walkers may enjoy the autumn but vigilance is needed around livestock to avoid costly accidents, especially at mating and when animals are in early pregnancy, warns the National Farmers Union....
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Delivering Sustainable Intensification for the Future
UK - Farming for the future - delivering sustainable intensification, is the theme of this year’s National Farm Management Conference to be staged in London on Wednesday 26 November....
Monday, October 27, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Maintain Investment in Northern Ireland’s World-class Veterinary Science Research Urges BVA
UK - Northern Ireland’s excellence in research and development (R&D) must be maintained through continued investment, British Veterinary Association (BVA) President John Blackwell has said in his speech to guests at BVA’s annual dinner at Stormont....
View news from United Kingdom Cattle, Sheep Farmers Wanted For Genetics Survey
UK – Red meat levy board EBLEX is calling on sheep and beef breeders to take part in a national genetic improvement survey....
Friday, October 24, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Stirling Beef Shorthorns Meet Solid Commercial Demand
US - Beef Shorthorns met a strong, level demand driven by the commercial sector in Stirling on Monday 20 October at the breed’s official autumn sale where bidding peaked at 6,500gns and 90 females sold to average £2,172 and achieve over 90 per cent...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
View news from United Kingdom £5 Million Boost for Food Security
UK - £5 million is being invested in UK businesses and universities to combat some of the world's greatest agricultural challenges such as food security and sustainability, weed control and livestock disease....
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Animal Pychology in Focus at Agricultural Safety Workshop
UK - Agricultural workers can get an insight into animal psychology as part of efforts to improve farm safety while handling cattle....
View news from United Kingdom Over-grooming Risks Apply to Animals as well as Humans
UK - Over-grooming fingernails and toenails could potentially lead to serious nail conditions. Experts from Nottingham University's School of Veterinary Medicine and Science say that this research will improve understanding of disease in the hooves of...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Food Labels Can Reduce Environmental Impacts of Livestock
US - With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production....
Monday, October 20, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship Available
UK - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is inviting applications for an Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship to enable a promising veterinary graduate to undertake a three-year programme of research leading to a PhD degree....
Friday, October 17, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Recognition for Professionalism in Agriculture
UK - A British professional accreditation for people working in agriculture has been launched by the Institute of Agricultural Management (IAgrM)....
View news from United Kingdom NFU Releases New Video on Protecting UK Wildlife and Environment
UK - The NFU releases a new video today to show how much farmers across England do to protect wildlife and the environment. ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Slowly Does It For Lesser Beef and Lamb Cuts
UK - The crucial role farmers play in beef and sheep production has been in the spotlight as part of an EBLEX campaign to encourage caterers to make full use of carcases....
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
View news from United Kingdom New Test to Prevent Long Bone Deformity
SCOTLAND - A new test for measuring manganese in cattle is to help reduce long bone deformity in their calves. ...
Monday, October 13, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Semen Sorting to Improve Dairy, Beef Farmer Profit
GLOBAL – A sperm sorting technology released by the UK’s biggest semen company will increase the speed and accuracy of semen sexing and boost farm profits....
View news from United Kingdom EBLEX Research Investment Worth £217 million to Beef Sheep sectors
UK - EBLEX’s efforts to help average-performing producers bridge the gap to become top producers through its £3.1 million investment in research and development and knowledge transfer, could be worth £217 million to the English beef and sheep industry....
Friday, October 10, 2014
View news from United Kingdom New Members Appointed to UK Agriculture Board
UK - The Government has appointed three new members to the Board of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) with effect from 1 October 2014. Applications are invited for another four Board Member positions....
Thursday, October 09, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Fund Announced For Upcoming Bioscientists
UK - £18.5 million will be invested in training the next generation of bioscience leaders to tackle global challenges such as food security and animal health....
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Launch of UK Animal and Plant Health Agency
UK - The new agency responsible for safeguarding animal and plant health, Animal and Plant Health Agency, has started work....
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Morrisons Develops Taste for Beef Shorthorn
UK – A supermarket retailer is pushing to stock more Beef Shorthorn meat, offering a 30 pence per kilo premium for cattle that meet specification along its traditional beef scheme....
View news from United Kingdom NFU Prepares for the Next Generation of British Farmers
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU) has teamed up with Innovation for Agriculture (IfA) and Warwickshire Rural Hub to focus on the potential that precision agriculture has for the industry and the next generation of livestock farmers....
Thursday, October 02, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Public Perception of UK Farming is Increasingly Positive
UK - More of the British public think positively about farmers and farming than last year according to a recent OnePoll survey commissioned by the National Farmers Union (NFU)....
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Pedigreed Aberdeen-Angus Producer Shares Success Story
ANALYSIS - Neil Wattie, owner of Tonley Aberdeen-Angus Farm in Scotland, shares how his family got started in the Aberdeen Angus business along with the growth and success of their pedigreed breeding herd, reports Sarah Mikesell from Scotland....
Monday, September 29, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Farmers Given Winter Mycotoxin Warning
UK – Warm humid weather this summer means farmers should be aware of an increased risk of feedstuffs being contaminated with mycotoxins....
View news from United Kingdom Extension to Dual Use Announced
UK - Defra’s decision to keep existing dual use arrangements for all environmental stewardship schemes will give farmers and growers the flexibility and certainty they need, said the NFU....
 
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 

News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Category

News By Sub-Category


Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

Cosy Calf Calf Jacket - 5m Farm Supplies