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Glasgow scientists tackle animal diseases with US counterparts

Scientists in Glasgow are working with colleagues at Kansas State University to tackle animal diseases caused by bunyaviruses. The University has r...


25 February 2015 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events
NBA Beef Expo 2015 to host Future Beef Farmer Challenge

A unique contest is being launched to test the skills, knowledge and abilities of teams and individual young beef farmers at this year’s National Beef...


25 February 2015 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News
Smaller markets help fuel beef export growth

Demand from smaller markets helped drive a six per cent growth in the volume of beef exports from the UK in 2014, according to EBLEX. Full export f...


Welsh farmers 'must recover funding' as NFU meets EU Commissioner

NFU Cymru officeholders met with the new EU Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan, to discuss a number of key areas where he can help support Welsh agr...


TB 'greatest threat to our beef industry' as Truss pledges to continue with cull

A future Conservative government would continue with the badger cull as Environment Secretary Liz Truss spoke at the National Farmers' Union Conferenc...


Government reveals economic plan for farming sector

An economic plan for the food and farming sector that will ensure 'this thriving industry continues to grow and create jobs' has been revealed by Envi...


RVC and DairyCo unite to help producers support calf health

Working in partnership, the Royal Veterinary College, University of London (RVC) and DairyCo have produced a series of online films looking at aspects...


24 February 2015 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events
Beef association seeking farmer's opinions for survey

The National Beef Association (NBA) has launched an Independent survey to determine livestock farmer’s opinions on Red Tractor’s Proposal to introduce...


24 February 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Shows and Events
UK’s first Precision Dairy Management Conference

On 26th March 2015 the Three Counties Showground at Malvern will host the UK’s first Precision Dairy Management Conference. The day will include sessi...


24 February 2015 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events
Course teaches farmers to read calves’ body language

Dairy and beef farmers are being given the chance to learn how to read their calves’ body language for signs of illness in the UK’s first-ever calf si...


'British beef to US and British poultry to China', Truss tells farmers

Getting quality British poultry products into China and securing a better deal for UK farmers from the EU were just a couple of topics discussed when ...


23 February 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy industry may vanish in 10 years, NFU Shropshire chairman says

We have fewer than 10,000 dairy farmers now. At the the current rate we may not have a dairy industry in 10 years, according to NFU Shropshire Chairma...


23 February 2015 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,Cattle,News
Safeguarding the cattle herd: Beef association starts health campaign

The National Beef Association (NBA) is to publish a series of four guides on protecting the Health of the Herd, kicking off with potential issues when...


Fears as Scottish farmers may be 'ill-prepared' for next BVD scheme

Next phase of BVD eradication scheme comes into play on 1 June. Farmers, who have let their Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) status slip, are being rem...


19 February 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Global Dairy Trade reports increase in world prices

The Global Dairy Trade has reported an increase of 34% in world dairy prices this month. It's a difficult time for milk producers, however the long...



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