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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Faster Growth and Lower Feed Costs From Calf Coats
UK - Calf coats can have a positive impact on growth rates and feed costs of winter born calves, a study has shown. ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
View news from United Kingdom New UK Food Labelling Regulations
UK - New Food Information to Consumers’ (FIC) regulations are now in force, as of 13 December. ...
View news from United Kingdom Abattoir Waste Charges Increased by More Than 60 per cent
UK - National Farmers Union (NFU) members are expressing concern that abattoir waste charges have risen by more than 60 per cent in recent weeks....
Monday, December 15, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Livestock Event 2015 to Host Four National Beef Shows
UK - Four beef breeds will be staging major national fixtures at Livestock Event, the UK’s largest event within the sector, to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 July 2015....
Thursday, December 11, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Scotch Beef Named Scotland’s Favourite Food
SCOTLAND, UK - Farmers, butchers and processors throughout Scotland are celebrating the news that Scotch Beef PGI has been revealed as the nation’s favourite Scottish food....
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Survey: Market Volatility Taking Toll on Farmers
UK - After the last two NFU survey results revealed a largely positive outlook within agriculture, latest results show a marked dip in short term confidence among farmers and growers....
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Call for Research to Improve Welfare of Managed Animals
UK - A UK research body has committed to learning more about livestock welfare under its welfare of managed animals priority. ...
Monday, December 08, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Health Templates Not Compulsory, Health Plans Are
UK – Newly introduced templates for livestock health planning for farms on a national food assurance scheme are not mandatory, a stakeholder meeting has decided....
View news from United Kingdom Alternative Test for Identifying Horse Meat Developed
UK - A cheaper alternative to DNA testing as a means of distinguishing horse meat from beef, has been developed by scientists at the Institute of Food Research....
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Discovering What is Best in Eating Meat
ANALYSIS - The construction of meat – the muscle fibre, the fat, the acidity and the colour – are all important aspects of its quality....
View news from United Kingdom SFP Payment Start Welcomed by NFU
SCOTLAND, UK - News that support payments to Scottish farmers started on 1 December has been welcomed by NFU Scotland....
Monday, December 01, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Welsh Sheep and Dairy on Rise as Beef Contracts
WALES – Welsh dairy cow and sheep numbers have grown again as beef herd woes continue, says the Welsh Government....
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....
 
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