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25 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Beef Science Live Highlights Latest Research
UK - The latest research projects in beef production will be showcased at AHDB’s Beef Science Live event next month....
View news from United Kingdom Union Disappointment at Latest 'Stall and Fall' in Milk Prices
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has called the latest stall and fall in milk prices as disappointing and ill-judged....
24 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom AHDB: Download the New RB209 Today
UK - The new AHDB Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) is now available to download as app and interactive digital versions....
22 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Confirms June Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods amba is holding its milk price for both conventional and organic milk for June 2017, however Arla’s UK price will be adjusted downward, by 0.4 pence per litre, taking the manufacturing standard litre to 27.73 pence....
15 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Researchers Develop Low-tech Method for Environmental Sampling of Campylobacter
UK - A team of researchers from the United Kingdom has developed a novel method for assessing human/pathogen interactions in the natural environment, using citizen scientists wearing boot socks over their shoes during walks in the countryside. In the...
11 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Sampling Organic Materials Effectively
UK - Two videos from AHDB demonstrate how to sample slurries and farmyard manures (FYM) for nutritional profiling....
10 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Oriental Adventure for Quality British Meat, Says AHDB
UK - Quality meat from Britain will be highlighted in Hong Kong and China this month at the food and hospitality trade shows Hofex and SIAL....
09 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Border’s Monitor Farm Focuses on Boosting Grass Production
SCOTLAND, UK - Plans to improve grassland management will be the focus of the next Borders monitor farm meeting on Wednesday, 17 May....
08 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Launches New Campaign
UK - Arla Foods, the farmer-owner dairy company, is launching a new Arla brand campaign inviting consumers to ‘Eat Monday for Breakfast’. The campaign launched on Sunday night, showing consumers that, when armed with the natural goodness of dairy...
05 May 2017
View news from United Kingdom Edible Insects Could Play Key Role in Cutting Harmful Emissions
UK - Eating insects instead of beef could help tackle climate change by reducing harmful emissions linked to livestock production, research suggests....
26 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom Beef, Sheep Producers Urged to Use Medicines Wisely
UK - Helping beef and sheep producers understand best practice around medicine use is the focus of a new publication from AHDB Beef & Lamb....
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Confirms May Milk Price
UK - Although Arla Foods amba is decreasing its on-account price for conventional milk by one eurocent per kilogramme from 1 May 2017, the UKAF board has taken the decision to maintain the conventional price in the UK at 28.13 pence per litre*....
25 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom Reduced Cattle Availability Supports Modest Farmgate Price Rise
UK - Farmgate prime cattle prices have shown some modest increase over the past couple of weeks, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) analysis, and currently stand 10-11 per cent higher than this time last year. ...
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Dairy Farmers Risk Losing Out on EU Dairy Aid
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish dairy farmers run the risk of missing out on valuable dairy aid scheme money and NFU Scotland is urging them to act now....
21 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom Dairy UK Calls for Politicians to Stand Up for Dairy
UK - This week, the Prime Minister announced that a snap general election will be held on 8 June....
19 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom Mini Roast Campaign Creates £18.6M Red Meat Roast 'Halo'
UK - A high-profile campaign to increase sales using mini roasts has created an £18.6 million “halo” effect of incremental sales for beef, lamb or pork joints....
11 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Organic Farm Milk Lends Support to UK Coffee Week
UK - Arla Organic Farm Milk is proud to be a sponsor of the UK Coffee Week, a nationwide fundraising campaign that takes place in thousands of coffee shops across the country to support the coffee-growing communities around the world....
07 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom QMS: Business as Usual for Overseas Trade
SCOTLAND, UK - Despite the prevailing Brexit uncertainty, the next two years are expected to be pretty much “business as usual” for red meat overseas trade, according to Stuart Ashworth, Quality Meat Scotland’s Head of Economics Services....
06 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom AHDB Beef & Lamb to Contribute Funding Towards AI Course
UK - English suckler herd producers are being encouraged to improve the genetics within their herd thanks to a new initiative from AHDB Beef & Lamb....
View news from United Kingdom Arla Protein Range Continues to Grow with Launch of Two New Products
UK - As protein continues to reign king with consumers Arla, the farmer-owned dairy company, is continuing to innovate by extending its popular Arla Protein range with the launch of two new products – Arla Protein Pouches and Arla Protein Greens....
05 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom Map Highlights Real-time Parasite Risks in Local Areas
UK - Livestock farmers, vets and SQP’s will be able to get up to date parasite information in their local area thanks to the monitoring of worm, fluke and fly levels on 18 farms across the UK....
View news from United Kingdom UK Farming Needs to Justify Support Post-Brexit
UK - The UK farming sector must put forward a strong case for continued support from public funds once the UK leaves the EU or it might lose out. ...
View news from United Kingdom Importance of Migrant Labour to Scottish Abattoirs Highlighted
SCOTLAND, UK - The important role played by migrant labour in the Scottish red meat industry supply chain has been highlighted in the results of a survey of Scottish abattoir operators revealed on Monday, 3 April....
04 April 2017
View news from United Kingdom MasterChef Champion Backs Scotch Beef PGI Campaign
SCOTLAND, UK - The winner of BBC MasterChef: The Professionals has set himself the challenge of doing all he can to inspire consumers about the exceptional quality of Scottish produce, including Scotch Beef PGI....
View news from United Kingdom Arla Urges UK Govt to Protect British Dairy Farming in Brexit Negotiations
UK - This week, Arla Foods and its farmer owners are urging the UK Government to recognise and protect the future of dairy within the forthcoming Brexit negotiations or risk undermining a key sector within the UK economy....
View news from United Kingdom IFA Meets UK Farming Unions on Brexit
UK - IFA President Joe Healy attended a meeting of UK farm leaders hosted by the Ulster Farmers’ Union in Co Down last week to discuss the implications of Brexit and to co-ordinate the approach of farm leaders to the negotiations....
31 March 2017
View news from United Kingdom Govt Should Delay Complex Digital Tax Plans, Farming Unions Say
UK - The UK’s four farming unions are calling on Government to delay the new Making Tax Digital scheme for farm businesses, many of whom will find it almost impossible to access....
View news from United Kingdom Predicting Midge Seasonality Key to Reducing Livestock Diseases
UK - Ecologists at the UK-based Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) have led a study which informs optimal strategies for control of devastating midge-borne diseases like bluetongue and Schmallenberg virus that affect cattle and sheep in the UK and beyond....
 
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