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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. ...


28 November 2012 | Feed and Forage
Ufac-UK takes palm oil out of diets

Ufac-UK — the specialist feed supplements manufacturer — has announced that it has removed palm oil from over 90 per cent of its products. The UK g...


20 November 2012 | Feed and Forage,Finance,News,Poultry
Higher feed prices 'here to stay' says poultry chairman

The chairman of the British Poultry Council (BPC), John Reed, has warned that higher feed prices are here to stay. His warning came during a speech...


Feeding sows more efficiently

When someone mentions feed costs, thoughts typically gravitate towards what is happening in the finishing barn, simply due to the influence it has on ...


10 July 2012 | Feed and Forage,News
Lords accuses minister over EU fisheries reforms

The Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon is set to be questioned by a House of Lords committee on the way his department failed to keep Parliament inform...


Plant breeding must address food security challenges - Moore

Advances in plant breeding are essential to help address the challenges of global food security and can also be a significant contributor to UK econom...


Farm returns could be hit by euro uncertainty

Farmers have been urged to reassess their budget forecasts in light of the European uncertainty of the Euro and increasing pressures on costs. Spea...


13 June 2012 | Feed and Forage,News,Sheep
High sugar mixture provides boost for sheep systems

A new seeds mixture for extended grazing and comprising exclusively of the Aberystwyth-bred Aber High Sugar Grasses with a compatible white clover ble...



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16 July 2014 | Feed and Forage
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14 July 2014 | Feed and Forage
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25 April 2014 | Feed and Forage
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31 March 2014 | Feed and Forage
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8 November 2013 | Feed and Forage
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20 June 2013 | Feed and Forage
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