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13 July 2016 | Husbandry,News,Sheep,Shows and Events

Dumfriesshire farmers have been given some straight-forward advice with regards to EU record keeping – 'Keep it simple and don’t get into a muddle.' ...

Dumfriesshire farmers told 'don’t get into a muddle' on EU record keeping

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11 July 2016 | Finance,Husbandry,Market Reports,News

Livestock markets across the country are reporting a lift in prices when compared to a year ago, with Brexit showing some instant positives for UK far...

Livestock markets see lift in prices due to weakening of pound

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6 July 2016 | Animal Health,Cattle,Education,Husbandry,News

A Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) PhD student aims to make it far easier for females to get pregnant on the first attempt, female cows that is. Bri...

Researcher studies tools to help cows get pregnant

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6 July 2016 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News,NFU,Products,Sheep

Farm minister George Eustice will urge farmers to consider vaccinating livestock against bluetongue as he opens the Livestock Event in Birmingham toda...

Defra minister urges farmers to vaccinate against bluetongue this summer

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6 July 2016 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Husbandry,News

Day three of Farm Safety Week casts a spotlight on livestock and, in particular, crush injuries. Handling cattle always involves risks, the risk of...

Farm Safety Week day three: Taking stock of livestock

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4 July 2016 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Husbandry,News

The first certificate of bad husbandry for six years serves as a reminder to tenant farmers that even when faced with challenging financial pressure, ...

First certificate of bad husbandry for six years reminds farmers to keep an eye on rules

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2 July 2016 | Finance,Government,Husbandry,News,Rural Life

NFU Scotland has given its commitment to put a 'profitable and productive' sector at the core of its negotiations on Britain’s exit from Europe and th...

NFU Scotland commits to putting 'profitable and productive' sector at core of negotiations on Brexit

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1 July 2016 | Government,Husbandry,News

The National Sheep Association (NSA) is working within the industry to ensure a united front on priorities for the sheep sector in the face of Brexit....

Absence of a Plan B in event of Brexit leaves farming in the 'dark and rudderless'

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4 June 2016 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

The Farm Animal Genetic Resources Committee (FAnGR) has released a statement on the cloning of farm animals. The FAnGR provides advice to Defra on ...

Committee releases statement on cloning: 'Potential to conserve rare breeds from disease risk'

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A new approach to agriculture is needed to safeguard human health and avoid rising air and water pollution, high greenhouse gas emissions and biodiver...

New report explains switch to an 'ecological farming system' will benefit humanity

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31 May 2016 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Other Livestock,Pigs,Sheep

The number of store and breeding stock sold through livestock markets continued to rise in 2015 – up nearly a quarter of a million on the previous 12 ...

Livestock sold through markets hits ten year high

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Achieving more sustainable food and farming will only be possible through sound science that is firmly rooted in practical application. This was th...

Integrated Farm Management signals future for sustainable food and farming

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The Tenant Farmers Association has called on all those who supply inputs to the agricultural industry to lend its support to an agenda for change with...

Farm suppliers called to back 10-point agenda for change

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20 May 2016 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Shows and Events

AHDB Pork is launching a first-of-its-kind initiative for English pig producers and allied industry. The Focus Farm is centred on ‘hands-on’ involv...

AHDB Pork launches new 'Focus Farm initiative' centred on hands-on involvement

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20 May 2016 | Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News,NFU,Sheep

The main farming unions representing livestock farmers in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland have met to discuss key issues affect...

'Confidence being sapped from livestock sector due to low farmgate prices', say UK farming unions

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Derby City Council Cabinet have announced the closure of Derby Livestock Market earlier this week, with what has been described by farmers as a 'bitte...

Derby Livestock Market closure a 'bitter blow' for farmers

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14 May 2016 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Shows and Events

Pork producers in Wales are being encouraged to stick strictly to general biosecurity practices as the summer show season approaches. Movement of p...

Pork producers encouraged to stick to biosecurity practices as show season approaches

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13 May 2016 | Cattle,Feed and Forage,Husbandry,News,Organic

Farmer-owned Arla has taken the decision to start to incentivise more farmers to convert to GM free feed. The market is increasingly willing to pay...

Farmer-owned Arla releases milk premium for GM-free feed

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Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, has announced that changes to General Movement Licences (GMLs) for livestock have come into force...

Wales introduces updated General Movement Licences

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6 May 2016 | Husbandry,News,Sheep,Shows and Events

With so many sheep breeds, crosses and composites in the UK, believed to be more than any other country in the world, an effective information network...

Sheep breed societies come together for industry update and debate

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Voting in the Scottish Parliamentary elections has brought a new dynamic to Scottish politics for the five years ahead. The vote saw SNP secure 63 ...

Today's Scottish parliament elections bring new dynamic for the future of farmers and crofters

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28 April 2016 | Feed and Forage,Husbandry,News

There is huge potential for using insect protein as a source of animal feed for pigs, poultry and fish in the EU according to the latest findings pres...

'Huge potential' for using insect protein as a source of animal feed

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26 April 2016 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

Farmers are being urged to ‘strike first’ against blowfly, as the unseasonably mild weather could pave the way for a sharp increase in the UK fly popu...

Farmers urged to 'strike first' against blowfly as mild weather brings huge risk

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26 April 2016 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Other Livestock,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

Simpler rules on livestock movements to be introduced in England from July, Farming Minister George Eustice announced today. The changes, originall...

Defra announces simplification changes of livestock movement rules

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EU animal disease programmes do a good job of containing disease, but it is hard to tell whether they are cost-effective, concludes a new report from ...

Animal disease programmes do a 'good job of containing disease but cost-effectiveness unclear'

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