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28 April 2015 | Cattle,News
Bull management focus on Clyde Monitor Farm

The purchase of a bull represents a major investment and regardless of price, the purchasing farmer invests trust and faith in the bull. The bull is r...


28 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News
Consumers want free range milk and more transparent labeling, new survey says

In response to consumer demand, World Animal Protection are calling for transparent milk labeling and clarity about the number of cows in intensive in...


Vets call for extension to sign new TB testing contracts

Veterinary associations are calling on the government to extend the deadline for vets to sign new bovine TB testing contracts by a month to give veter...


27 April 2015 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News,Sheep
Scottish meat industry to benefit from €1.2m grant

The Scottish red meat industry is set to benefit from a €1.2 million (£861,000) grant secured from the European Commission (EC) by Quality Meat Scotla...


27 April 2015 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events
Livestock Event: first ever live calf rearing demonstration

The UK’s first ever live calf rearing demonstration at an event will be featured at Livestock Event, the sector’s largest business to business event t...


24 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Arla announce milk price increase for April

Arla has announced the UK standard litre has increased by 0.03ppl to 25.83ppl, following confirmation of the exchange rate used in the currency smooth...


24 April 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Education,News
New Farm Manager at NSC’s Walford Campus

The bells of change have rang in for the College Farm at North Shropshire College’s (NSC) Walford Campus, as our new farm Manager starts work. Stephe...


Beef farmers had 'difficult start to 2015'

Beef farmers have had a difficult start to 2015, driven by a combination of factors some of which are outwith producers’ control, according to Stuart ...


23 April 2015 | Arable,Cattle,Cereal,Crops,News
APHA agrees to scrap ‘nonsensical’ change to AFU guidance

A legal challenge backed by the NFU and funded by its Legal Assistance Scheme has resulted in the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) scrapping a ch...


National Beef Week has Yorkshire focus

The fifth national Great British Beef Week centred on St George’s Day on April 23 will have Yorkshire beef production at its heart. Not only is Yor...


22 April 2015 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events
New herd management tool to launch at Beef Expo 2015

EBLEX will be launching the Herd Management Calendar, a new tool for producers, at the National Beef Association Beef Expo in York on Thursday 21 May ...


Farmers remain concerned about TB testing changes

Farmers remain concerned over the possible impact of changes to the bTB testing regime which will come into effect in England on May 1, the NFU said t...


Labour's TB eradication policy 'of great concern' as farmers hear pledges

Long-term commitments to British food and the acceleration of high-speed broadband roll-out are among the promises political parties made in their rec...


21 April 2015 | Arable,Cattle,Grassland,News
Barenbrug to help UK farmers sharpen their sward skills

Barenbrug, one of the largest grass seed producers in the UK, is launching the Good Grass Guide, a handy, pocket sized booklet designed to help livest...


Landowners join forces to launch bovine TB vaccination scheme

Landowners in Cheshire are working collaboratively in a bid to take action against the spread of bovine tuberculosis in wildlife and livestock and red...



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