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1 May 2013 | Feed and Forage
Fallen stock red tape 'unnecessary gold plating', says FUW

The Farmers’ Union of Wales today branded the Welsh Government’s failure to heed its warnings to make a fallen stock burial derogation more workable -...


Bird flu could reduce domestic demand for feed

David Sheppard, Gleadell’s Managing Director, comments on the wheat market. Wheat - Chinese import demand has been hit by a new bird flu outbrea...


Donated animal feed arrives for snow-hit farmers

Fifty-five bales of donated fodder were delivered to the hill farmers of south Cumbria who lost thousands of sheep in snow blizzards and are seriously...


Mega farm fears threatening UK livestock production

Growing urbanisation of the British countryside is threatening national food production, says the National Pig Association. There are concerns tha...


A breath of fresh air

Diane Symes, Chair of the AHDB Education Group, shares her passion for teaching children about food, farming and health eating. It’s my passion - ...


17 April 2013 | Feed and Forage
Control weeds to maximise silage yields and quality

Farmers desperate to replenish empty forage stocks in the next few weeks can increase silage yields and quality by getting rid of broad-leaved weeds l...


25 March 2013 | Feed and Forage,News
Driving hours relaxed for animal feed deliveries

The Government has brought in a temporary and limited emergency relaxation in driver hour regulations to deliver feed supplies to livestock farms to m...


19 March 2013 | Feed and Forage,News,Pigs
Pig farm incomes fall 50% in past year

A new report from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has estimated that pig farm incomes have fallen by around 50%, a third succes...


Feed is contributing to climate change, says crop expert

European agriculture’s reliance on imported protein for use in livestock feeds is environmentally detrimental, not to mention expensive. The EU imp...


12 March 2013 | Feed and Forage,News
Cert ID's 'Ohne Gentechnik' opens doors for UK food and feed

Non-GM certification body Cert ID Europe has been approved as the first UK group for VLOG, the German government-backed programme which advocates the ...


New era of phytase debated at IPS 2

Incomplete destruction of phytate is compromising the profitability and sustainability of the animal feed industry, according to information presented...


Running an agri business 'becoming increasingly complex'

The operating environment for food and agriculture companies is becoming increasingly complex as new external influences compound rising commodity pri...


Maize 'still the most cost effective feed'

Maize is still the most economic forage, according to a new analysis of Maize Growers Association (MGA) data carried out by Grainseed Ltd. Despite ...


4 January 2013 | Cattle,Dairy,Feed and Forage,News
Keenan wins Science award with livestock feeding system

An innovative approach to feeding dairy and beef cattle has won the 'Practice with Science' award presented by the Oxford Farming Conference and the R...


Weather and feed costs denting farmer confidence

The effect of adverse weather conditions combined with concerns over feed bills have dented farmer confidence to invest according to a new survey. ...



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