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Thursday, November 27, 2014
View news from United Kingdom 'Don’t Downgrade the Role of Vets in Animal Safety' Urges BVA
UK - Following a report in today's Guardian of recommendations made to the Red Tape Challenge including cuts to health inspections on farms and the use of “non-vets” to carry out bovine TB testing, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has urged...
View news from United Kingdom Abstract Deadline Ahead for British Animal Science Conference
UK - If you wish to submit a summary to the annual conference of the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS), the deadline is now Wednesday 3 December....
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Livestock Outlook Conference Scheduled for February 2015
UK - The 2015 Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Outlook Conference will be held at One Great George Street in Westminster, London on Wednesday 11 February....
Friday, November 21, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Brits to Get US View on Sustainable Intensification
UK - Gene Philhower, agricultural counsellor at the London US Embassy is guest speaker at the National Farm Management Conference in London next week....
View news from United Kingdom Beef, Lamb Sector Prepare for US Market
UK - The English Beef and Lamb Executive has been helping ensure the British meat industry is in the strongest position possible should a trade agreement be reached between the UK and the US for beef and lamb....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Conference to Debate Food vs Feed
UK - Animal feed vs human food will come under the microscope at the National Farm Management Conference ‘Farming for the Future - delivering sustainable intensification’. ...
Monday, November 17, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Sharing Data Between Producers, Processors and Retailers Would Benefit All
UK -The benefits of sharing data between producers, processors and retailers could add value to all stages of the supply chain and improve British livestock production, says Innovation for Agriculture (IfA), the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) and Warwickshire...
Friday, November 14, 2014
View news from United Kingdom New Common Agricultural Policy Update
UK - Further details of how the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will be implemented in Scotland have been set out by Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead....
Thursday, November 13, 2014
View news from United Kingdom £20.5 Million to Combat Global Animal Disease
UK - A £20.5 million programme of research and training to tackle diseases that could pass from animals to humans has been funded by six UK partners....
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Get the Best Out of Beef and Lamb This Winter
UK - EBLEX has launched a new ‘Winter’ promotional kit for farm shops and independent butchers to highlight the best ways of cooking with beef and lamb. ...
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Red Meat Industry Showing Positive Market Signs
UK - There are many market signals to kindle further confidence in the future of the Scottish red meat industry, according to Jim McLaren, Chairman of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
View news from United Kingdom TB Testing Work Up for Tender
UK – The organisations responsible for bovine tuberculosis (TB) tests are set to change next year after interested parties have completed a tendering process....
View news from United Kingdom British Farming 'Wastes' Nearly £300 Million on Oil
UK - A new report out this week has revealed that the British farming sector wastes £300 million each year by using outdated off-mains energy sources....
View news from United Kingdom Group Forms to Disseminate Disease Knowledge to Farmers
UK – A stakeholder committee has been launched to educate beef farmers about common ailments affecting cattle....
Monday, November 10, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Beef Farmers Urged to 'Shop Around'
NORTHERN IRELAND - Processors are offering a wide range of quotes for prime beef, with analysts urging producer to 'shop around'. ...
Friday, November 07, 2014
View news from United Kingdom UK Farm Business Innovation Expo Returns to Olympia
UK - Farm Business Innovation exhibition and conference returns to Olympia London from 27 to 28 November, promising new ways for farmers, smallholders, land owners and estate managers to use their land to bring in more money....
Thursday, November 06, 2014
View news from United Kingdom UK's New Animal Disease Research Centre Opened
UK - The BBSRC National Virology Centre at the Pirbright Institute was officially opened last week....
View news from United Kingdom Smaller European Markets Drive Beef Export Growth
UK - Demand from smaller European markets has helped drive strong growth for UK beef exports, according to EBLEX....
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
View news from United Kingdom UK Vets Say Consumers Should Know about Slaughter Methods
UK - Nine out of 10 vets say consumers should be better informed about slaughter methods, according to a new survey from the British Veterinary Association (BVA)....
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
View news from United Kingdom British Parents Want More Lesson on Food and Farming in Schools
UK - Parents want to see more British food served up in schools and more lessons on food and farming, according to a new NFU survey....
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...
 
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