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24 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Warm, wet weather heightens parasite risk in sheep and cattle
Warm, wet weather may prompt rapid development and release of worm larvae onto pastures, increasing the risk of productivity-limiting parasite burdens in sheep this summer. While in cattle, lungworm infection begins to pose a threat to unvaccinated and...
21 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Increases Milk Price for August
UK - Arla Foods is raising its milk price to owners by one eurocent per kilogramme from 1 August....
17 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom UK Not Ready for Brexit's Impact on Food, Report Warns
UK - The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published by SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex....
13 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom New Yearbook Holds Latest Farm-to-Fork facts, Figures
UK - Livestock producers can now access a wealth of industry information collected from the 2016 beef and sheep industry in a new pocket-sized yearbook produced by AHDB Beef & Lamb....
12 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Castello Launches New Sensations TV Ad Campaign
UK - Castello – one of Arla Foods’ leading brands – launched a new TV ad campaign yesterday to bring to life the sensations that consumers experience when eating its range of speciality cheeses....
View news from United Kingdom Video Promotes Greater Understanding of VIA Technology
UK - AHDB Beef & Lamb is aiming to increase understanding about the use of Video Image Analysis (VIA) in beef carcase classification through a new video....
07 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Cull Cattle Prices Up by 15% Year-on-Year
UK - Slaughter prices for both prime and cull cattle are seeing year-on-year increases, with the 15% increase for cull stock, outstripping a 12 per cent increase for prime stock, according to the latest analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
05 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Retailers Encouraged to Support Scottish Food, Farming
SCOTLAND, UK - The opportunities to build a sustainable future for Scottish agriculture was the focus of discussions led by NFU Scotland with supermarket retailers at the Royal Highland Show....
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Builds on Success of Organic Milk Launch
UK - Arla Foods UK is repositioning its "Arla® Organic Farm Milk" brand to highlight its free range credentials to consumers....
04 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Anchor Flies British Flag
UK - Anchor – the leading brand of British-made butter– is launching a new look to proudly showcase its Britishness . The makeover will be supported with a £4.5 million campaign to publicise Anchor’s ‘real butter’ credentials. ...
View news from United Kingdom Brexit Demands Leadership at Every Level, Warns CAAV
UK - Brexit will accelerate changes that have been under way in agriculture for decades, and the industry must look ahead and adapt quickly to make the most of potential opportunities....
View news from United Kingdom Brexit 360 Urges Farmers to Take Stock Now
UK - With uncertainty over the future of agricultural policy, farm labour and exports, AHDB has urged farmers to concentrate on understanding their own business first in preparation for Brexit....
03 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Health Advice Group Established for Calf Rearers
UK - To reduce the costly impact of calf health problems, AHDB Beef & Lamb has formed an on-farm discussion group....
30 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Are People 'Rolling the Dice' When it Comes to Food Safety?
UK - A new study, conducted by a team of UK-based researchers led by the University of Liverpool known as the ENIGMA Project, has revealed the levels of bad behaviours in UK kitchens which increase the public's risk of getting food poisoning....
View news from United Kingdom Policy Makers Must Follow WTO Rule Book, Says AHDB
UK - The UK does not have a blank sheet of paper to redesign its agricultural trade and farm support policies post Brexit....
29 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Dairy Farmers' Patience Wearing Thin
SCOTLAND, UK - Dairy farmers' patience is legitimately wearing thin as market indicators for dairy commodities soar to levels not seen since the heady highs of 2013....
23 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Dairy Should be High Priority in Brexit Negotiations, Says Dairy UK
UK - It is vitally important that the UK dairy industry is recognised and prioritised during Brexit negotiations, Dr David Dobbin, Chairman of Dairy UK, said Wednesday....
22 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Increases Milk Price for July
UK - Arla Foods is raising its milk price to owners by two eurocents per kilogramme from 1 July. When the increase in the on-account price is applied to the UK standard manufacturing litre, the increase equates to an upward movement of 1.65 pence....
View news from United Kingdom Food Citizenship Report Explores False, Limiting Idea of 'Consumer'
UK - The result of a ten-month inquiry with six organisations including the RSPB and Co-op to explore a Citizen food system, the Food Citizenship Report explores the false and limiting idea of ‘the consumer’. The report includes a review of international...
21 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Muscles Matter to Get maximum Carcase Value
UK - To help businesses maximise value and quality from the beef carcase, AHDB has drawn on years of master butchery experience to create a new Beef Muscle Guide....
20 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Better Supply Chain Communications to Play Vital Role in Post-Brexit Era
UK - While there will be tough and challenging times ahead there will also be opportunities in the post-Brexit era, according to Stuart Ashworth, Head of Economics Services with Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
View news from United Kingdom Merial challenges farm vets to walk 141 million steps for charity
Representatives from Merial Animal Health and a group of farm vets will walk a combined 70,500 miles, or 141 million steps, raising money for charity Farm Africa, as part of Merial’s #CALFMATTERS campaign to raise awareness of calf pneumonia and improve...
19 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Focus on Feed Efficiency at Dorchester Event
UK - The Beef Feed Efficiency Programme’s first commercial beef unit will be showcased at an event in Dorset on 6 July. The four-year Defra and AHDB-funded project aims to demonstrate how feed efficiency traits can be measured and selected for in beef...
16 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Warm Weather Increases Parasite Risk in Sheep, Cattle
NADIS and Merial Animal Health are warning sheep and cattle farmers that recent above average temperatures could lead to a rise in parasitic disease in growing animals this summer....
15 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Farmer Owners Open Gates for Open Farm Sunday
UK - People from up and down the country came together to explore and discover more about dairy farming and the source of some of their favourite dairy products....
View news from United Kingdom UK Dairy Farmers Aiming to Export Fresh Milk to China
UK - Dairy farmers in the northwest UK county of Cheshire are hoping to export fresh milk to China by extending shelf life and keeping it fresh....
13 June 2017
View news from United Kingdom NFU Sends Open Letter to New Defra Secretary of State
UK - NFU President Meurig Raymond has congratulated Michael Gove MP, Defra Secretary of State....
View news from United Kingdom Campaign to Put Steak on Britain's BBQs Begins
UK - More than a quarter of Brits would like to see more lamb and beef steaks on the barbecue this summer....
 
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