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17 December 2015 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,Husbandry,News

A Lords report out today calls on the Government to launch a field trial of genetically modified insects, and make the most of the UK’s status as worl...

'Release potential of genetically modified insects to fight infectious disease and agricultural pests'

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11 December 2015 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News

Norbrook, one of the leading global pharmaceutical companies in farm animal healthcare, is conducting a survey to understand how pain management can i...

Survey aims to learn from farmers' approach to livestock pain management

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9 December 2015 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Husbandry,News

Rural insurer NFU Mutual warns of the dangers of livestock theft, despite a decrease in claims since 2014. Claims costs in June and July of 2015 were ...

Stay one step ahead of livestock rustlers and opportunist thieves

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Ambitious plans on how open data will revolutionise the farming industry, meeting the needs of a growing global population, were revealed earlier this...

Open data will be used to grow the food and farming industry

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3 December 2015 | Husbandry,Meat,News,Produce,Renewables and Environment

Following the recently published Chatham House report, which calls for a reduction in meat consumption, Ben Braou, joint business manager, Alltech E-C...

Lowering greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture by increasing meat production efficiency

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2 December 2015 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News

The World Health Organisation has called on all countries to review their BCG usage to ensure that countries with the highest human TB rates receive p...

Badger vaccination project to be suspended

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As the Paris Climate Conference today hosts its ‘Farmers’ Day’, a new survey from the National Farmers Union has highlighted the damage that severe we...

Increased weather volatility threatens British food production

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30 November 2015 | Husbandry,Housing and Equipment,News,Sheep

Evidence that not all Welsh sheep farmers are prepared for the January tagging rule change has been identified by an independent survey conducted on b...

Welsh sheep farmers 'unprepared for tagging rule change'

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30 November 2015 | Education,Husbandry,News,NFU

“NFU Cymru’s vision of a productive, profitable and progressive Welsh agricultural industry must be underpinned by industry-driven research together w...

'Farming industry must drive research agenda', says NFU Cymru

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25 November 2015 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Produce

The British suckler-beef breeding herd is at its lowest level since the late 1980s at 1.57 million head having fallen by over 230,000 head in the past...

Call for industry support to boost suckler beef breeding herds

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24 November 2015 | Husbandry,News,NFU,Shows and Events

Members of NFU Cymru’s Next Generation Policy Group recently visited Brussels to see first-hand the work of NFU Cymru and represent the views of Welsh...

NFU Cymru 'Next Generation Policy Group' visits Brussels to represent young farmers

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23 November 2015 | Animal Health,Arable,Education,Finance,Husbandry,News

Efforts to tackle the challenges faced by livestock farmers in developing countries have been boosted by a £10 million research award. Scientists w...

£10m award boosts research into farming in developing countries

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Retaining core on-farm environmental features, such as buffer strips and field corners, established under agri-environmental schemes is absolutely ess...

Stay green; look after your on-farm environmental features, says Campaign

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The best agricultural knowledge and technologies must be available to every farmer to increase productivity potential – that was the message emphasise...

'Agri-tech should leave no farmer behind'

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10 November 2015 | Arable,Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

Last week, the farming industry came together at LEAF’s Annual Conference to discuss what is required to address the challenges of climate change, pop...

Research, planning, productivity and sustainability key to a healthy future for food and farming

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10 November 2015 | Finance,Husbandry,News

Radnor YFC members were recently given the opportunity to meet with Tom Tynan, a member of Phil Hogan, the EU Comissioner's, Cabinet. The engaging...

Young members’ concerns discussed with influential EU representative

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10 November 2015 | Crops and Cereals,Education,Husbandry,News

ADAS has been awarded £98,000 to independently review nutrient management information as part of AHDB’s drive to bring the very latest in nutrient res...

Review set to bring latest nutrient management research to farmers

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6 November 2015 | Cattle,Husbandry,News

There is sadly a general acceptance the British suckler-beef sector is in terminal decline due to a prolonged combination of poor returns as well as m...

Major campaign launch to halt the decline of suckler beef herds

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3 November 2015 | Arable,Education,Husbandry,News,Produce,Shows and Events

Health was the central theme of LEAF’s (Linking Environment And Farming) annual conference which took place today at HSBC Headquarters in London. T...

LEAF’s annual conference debates how industry can deliver healthy food and farming fit for the future

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3 November 2015 | Education,Husbandry,News,NFU

The UK government will launch Great British Food Unit to advance food exports, it has been unveiled today. The project will focus on enhancing exports...

New Defra campaign to back British farming and advance food exports

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3 November 2015 | Education,Husbandry,News

NFU Cymru is launching a major new advertising campaign this week on ITV, S4C, local commercial radio, social media and in Welsh national and local ne...

NFU Cymru launches major new advertising campaign

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23 October 2015 | Finance,Husbandry,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Today, Prince Charles, Patron of The Prince’s Countryside Fund, joined a crisis summit of key figures in the rural sector. The charity warns that many...

Prince Charles joins a crisis summit of key figures in the rural sector

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21 October 2015 | Husbandry,News,Shows and Events

The Prince of Wales, Patron, The Prince's Countryside Fund, will attend a farming crisis summit on Friday 23rd October 2015 convened by the charity at...

Prince’s Countryside Fund convenes Summit to address ‘perfect storm’ facing UK farm businesses

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Morrisons has announced it has decided to end the Dumfries House partnership in November. The partnership has allowed Morrisons to gain a foothold int...

Morrisons decides to end farm project 'Dumfries House' partnership

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20 October 2015 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Husbandry,News

It is an exciting time for growers who are looking to include winter beans in their rotation either to meet the five per cent EFA requirement in CAP g...

Capitalise on markets with new high yielding winter bean

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