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06 June 2020
View news from United Kingdom Get control of subclinical milk fever to boost productivity
Mole Valley Farmers has launched a new mineral pack to help prevent milk fever on farms feeding grass silage based rations to dry cows....
05 June 2020
View news from United Kingdom New podcast available for cattle vets
CattleCast will give farm vets news, practical support and CPD when they're on the move. ...
04 June 2020
View news from United Kingdom Training and Education Directory to help students find relevant dairy courses
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has launched a one-stop-shop for students looking for training and education courses related to the dairy industry....
View news from United Kingdom Members of UK dairy industry raise concerns over new Hardship Fund
After the UK government released details of a new fund aiming to help dairy farmers in England overcome the impact of COVID-19, the NFU and RABDF requested clarification on eligibility criteria. ...
03 June 2020
View news from United Kingdom Details announced for UK's Dairy Response Fund
A new dairy response fund will open for applications on 18 June, Farming Minister Victoria Prentis confirmed today....
29 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom UK farm vets urge Lords to reject Agriculture Bill
Farm animal vets push for a "once-in-a-generation opportunity" in an open letter to the House of Lords that urges them to reject the Agriculture Bill and return it to the House of Commons. ...
28 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom #FeedTheNation campaign showcases the best in British farming
The #FeedTheNation social campaign showcases the tireless work of UK farmers who are keeping the nation fed amid the coronavirus crisis....
27 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom Regenerative agriculture platform will launch at virtual conference
Peterson Control Union Group is set to release its new regenerative agriculture platform at the 2 June Innovation Forum....
View news from United Kingdom RADBF webinar gives practical farm health and safety advice
Dairy farmers are being encouraged to tune into a practical 30-min health and safety Webinar after data reveals the chances of being involved in an accident on a farm is far higher than construction....
25 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom New app reduces weigh time at the crush
Breedr and Tru-Test integration reduces weigh-time to less than 20 seconds and enables smarter decisions live at the crush....
View news from United Kingdom Home cooking rekindles love of meat and dairy during lockdown
Consumers have returned to comforting food staples they know and love, including meat and dairy, during the Covid-19 crisis as they cook more home meals....
24 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom BSAS unveils finalists for its prestigious 2020 Industry Prize
The British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) is delighted to reveal the five finalists of its 2020 Industry Prize....
22 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom RABDF submits evidence in last ditch attempt to save foreign dairy workers
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has submitted evidence to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) after they launched a six-week call for evidence last week (13 May) on skills shortages in the UK....
View news from United Kingdom UK government releases nine steps to safeguard dairy technicians as they return to work
The Government has issued new guidelines for farm workers as COVID-19 restrictions begin easing to make sure workplaces are as safe as possible....
21 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom UK dairy podcast helps farmers gain better control of their milk price
Dairy farmers should consider evaluating their businesses and assessing the vulnerability of their supply chains after disruptions caused by Coronavirus highlights the fragility of the sector....
20 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom UK farming groups react to government global tariff announcement
NFU Scotland, Ulster Farmers Union, NFU Cymru and NFU UK welcome the proposed safeguards for UK agriculture as it leaves the EU. ...
View news from United Kingdom NFU urges MPs to ask government for detail of protecting food standards in trade deals
The NFU is urging UK MPs to ask how the government intends to honour its manifesto pledge that British farming’s high environmental and animal welfare standards will not be undermined in future trade policy, as the Trade Bill begins its passage in the...
19 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom UK unveils new Brexit tariff regime
The UK plans to keep tariffs on automotive and agricultural products....
18 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom New rules to eradicate BVD come into force in UK
New rules in the battle to eradicate bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) from the UK cattle herd come into effect on 18 May....
15 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom Breedr’s virtual supply chain ensures meat quality, supply and supports net zero targets
A virtual value-chain for livestock production that ensures quality and supply has been developed by Breedr and has the support of the National Farmers Union, major livestock producers, processors and leading supermarkets....
14 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom UK plans to cut tariffs on US agricultural imports
The UK is planning to cut tariffs on US agricultural imports to hasten progress on possible free trade agreement....
View news from United Kingdom RSPCA hails result of "historic" Commons vote for UK Agriculture Bill
MPs have voted for improvements for animal welfare, but the RSPCA remains concerned that key protections for animal welfare are left out. ...
13 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom Business leader offers free advice to help UK dairy farmers tap into funding
A top farm business guru will be offering free advice to dairy farmers on how to access a host of funding opportunities in the first in a series of practical webinars organised by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF)....
View news from United Kingdom NFU calls for MPs to advocate for food and farming in Agriculture Bill debate
The UK's NFU has convened a sweeping coalition of farming, environmental and animal welfare organisations to write to all 650 MPs to urge them to ensure the new Agriculture Bill includes vital safeguards for food safety, animal welfare and environmental...
12 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom Farmers boost efficiencies by embracing data collection in grassland and manure management
UK farmers are taking an increasingly measured approach to their grassland and manure management, helping drive down costs and boost efficiencies. ...
10 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom Next generation silage inoculants give options to feed recently made silage
Late turnout and actions by dairy farmers to cut milk output due to coronavirus impact, may see some running out of silage this spring....
09 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom Keenan unveils Virtual Showroom and range of supports to help farmers during lockdown
Keenan, an Irish-based machine manufacturing company, launches a dedicated Virtual Showroom for farmers....
08 May 2020
View news from United Kingdom Extra care advised for this year’s first cut silage
Forage experts have warned that weather conditions over recent weeks could bring multiple challenges to silage-making which may need to be addressed this spring....
 
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