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15 February 2016 | Animal Health,Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News

Nine projects totalling more than £7M have been awarded by BBSRC, the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Resear...

£7M research awards for control and eradication of bovine TB

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15 February 2016 | Education,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

A farmer who has become the face of the industry through his role on TV’s Countryfile says young people are needed to inject innovation into the farmi...

Countryfile Presenter says young people needed to inject innovation in farming industry

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15 February 2016 | Animal Health,Cattle,Other Livestock,Husbandry,News,Sheep

The British Veterinary Association (BVA), the British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA), the Sheep Veterinary Society (SVS) and the Goat Veterinary...

Veterinary associations urge vigilance following Bluetongue risk

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13 February 2016 | Other Livestock,Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

Farmers are being urged to monitor their stock carefully and report any clinical signs of disease immediately following the ongoing presence of Blueto...

Farmers urged to remain vigiliant over Bluetongue risk

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12 February 2016 | Cattle,Dairy,Husbandry,News

With sexed semen demand for the commercial dairy herd at an all time high, Cogent Breeding has once again ensured the availability of ‘premier’ geneti...

Cogent ensures availability of 'premier' genetics by adding elite British sire

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The Minister will be at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea for the official start-of-term event of two European programmes, the Welsh Government Rural Com...

'European programmes to deliver millions for rural and coastal Wales'

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11 February 2016 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Poultry

Bacteria in humans, food and animals continue to show resistance to the most widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resis...

Antimicrobial resistance on the rise in the European Union

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10 February 2016 | Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News,Produce

The Scottish Beef Association (SBA) have raised grave concerns about the prospect of all BPS payments being made to eligible beef producers, which are...

Warning of real financial hardship faced by Scottish beef producers

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10 February 2016 | Husbandry,News,Produce,Sheep

Applications to grant European Protected Geographical Indicator (PGI) status to North Ronaldsay Wool and North Ronaldsay Mutton were launched this wee...

Orkney producers of wool and mutton to launch Protected Geographical Indicator application

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9 February 2016 | Husbandry,News,Produce,Products

The first calls for promotion campaigns for EU agricultural products under new EU promotion rules have been opened by the Commission today. Under t...

Promotion of EU agricultural products – new calls for proposals published

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Sainsbury’s has supported its British farmers this winter with an offer to purchase calf coats at cost price which helps to keep young herds warm and ...

Sainsbury’s supports British farmers by keeping their calves warm this winter

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Delayed payments, poor prices and political decisions will drive the agenda at NFU Scotland’s AGM when it meets in St Andrews next week (Thursday 11 F...

Delayed payments, poor prices and political decisions top of agenda at NFU Scotland’s AGM

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The future of many UK farming businesses looks uncertain, according to a new report on the agricultural implications of leaving the EU written by a Un...

Brexit could place British farming in jeopardy, warns new report

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3 February 2016 | Arable,Husbandry,News,Property News

Four weeks into a new Basic Payment Scheme year and Scottish Government has failed to provide satisfactory updated guidance to Scottish farmers on gre...

Scottish government 'continues to let down farmers over greening'

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Dog owners are being urged to remember to be vigilant with their pets when walking near cows in the countryside, following a new review into cattle at...

Two thirds of cattle attacks involve dogs, new study finds

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2 February 2016 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,Husbandry,News,Produce

Dairy UK has published a new export strategy to help the dairy industry unlock a ‘new world of opportunity’ on international markets. The strategy,...

Dairy UK unveils new industry export strategy to 'unlock new world of opportunity'

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27 January 2016 | Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News,Produce

For producers finishing cattle, the past few years have been a rollercoaster from a farmgate price perspective. A combination of factors have played a...

AHDB Beef & Lamb ponder the future of the cattle trade for 2016

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An ambitious new action plan to help organic food and farming build a more sustainable future, regenerate the rural economy and conserve biodiversity ...

'Action Plan 2016 - 2020': Ambitious new plan for Scottish farming unveiled

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26 January 2016 | Husbandry,News,NFU,Sheep

NFU Cymru’s Livestock Board Chairman, Wyn Evans, used today’s Welsh Council meeting to remind sheep farmers that the 2016 Annual Sheep and Goat Invent...

Sheep & Goat keepers reminded to get their Annual Inventories in by 1 February

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Technological progress is the key to productivity and sustainability in agriculture, a new report to the European Parliament stresses. Genetic, mec...

'Technological progress is the key to productivity and sustainability in agriculture'

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26 January 2016 | Husbandry,News,NFU,Produce,Supermarkets

Gwyn Jones, AHDB Dairy Board Chairman, gave members an insight into the work of AHDB at the recent NFU Cymru Mid Gwynedd annual conference. At the ...

'The farming industry cannot escape competition - competition is there'

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25 January 2016 | Husbandry,News,Property News

The only effective, long-term solution to deter irresponsible dog owners from leaving dog foul on farmland is to amend the Dog Fouling (Scotland) Act ...

NFU Scotland writes to Minister to stress for change in dog fouling legislation

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24 January 2016 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,Husbandry,News,NFU,Pigs,Sheep

Farmers who have come across flood-killed livestock on their land that don’t belong to them are advised to contact their local authority. With the ...

Scottish farmers urged to contact local authority if they come across flood-killed livestock

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21 January 2016 | Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

The search is on for potential high fliers who want to take their careers in agriculture onto the next stage through professional development and save...

Agricultural high-fliers sought for development programme

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19 January 2016 | Appointments,Husbandry,News,NFU

The government of Tristan da Cunha, a tiny south Atlantic island and British protectorate, said to be the most remote inhabited place in the world, is...

Farmer needed on the world's most remote island - have you got what it takes?

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