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19 April 2018
No-touch meat packaging for millennials
Sainsbury's has announced that it will be introducing no-touch packaging for their chicken pieces in May 2018...
Eat less and better meat and dairy, say campaigners
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably...
18 April 2018
Countryside must not become a ‘soft target’, NFU tells police chiefs
NFU President Minette Batters will urge Chief Constables to ensure farms and rural communities do not become a ‘soft target’ for criminals, in an address to the National Police Chiefs Council...
17 April 2018
NFU South East prepared to respond to government on future farm policy
Hundreds of NFU South East members have come forward to help the NFU respond to government plans for future farm policy, which currently fails to recognise the vital role of food production, reports the NFU...
12 April 2018
Pirbright research to boost vaccine production
Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have received money which will enable research into boosting vaccine yields by up to ten fold...
10 April 2018
UK agriculture must innovate before Brexit, warns CAAV
Farming must adapt quickly to remain competitive after Brexit, increasing productivity through innovation and enlisting younger, more highly trained farmers to bring renewed leadership to the sector...
09 April 2018
Proper water pressure, volume essential to good flock performance
Raising commercial chickens successfully requires an adequate water supply. This means enough water pressure and volume to meet flock demands....
06 April 2018
Are you using rodenticides correctly?
Farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers are being encouraged to undertake knowledge updates to maintain their professional competence in the use of stewardship-label rodenticides...
04 April 2018
Rural broadband needs to be a priority in government policy, NFU says
Connectivity and broadband in rural areas has to be boosted if farms are to reach their full potential, the NFU says today as new broadband legislation is laid down in Parliament...
30 March 2018
Red Tractor Assurance to launch TV advertising campaign
Red Tractor Assurance will have its own national television advertising campaign later this year for the first time in its history...
29 March 2018
Applications now open for the Moredun Foundation Award Scheme
UK - The Moredun Foundation is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the 2018 Moredun Foundation Award Scheme, which provides funding for innovative projects and individuals with an interest in livestock health and welfare...
28 March 2018
Reviewed your farm tenancies?
Landlords and tenants should consider reviewing tenancy agreements before Brexit, to ensure they remain fit for purpose, according to the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV)...
UK farming unions set out priorities for next phase of Brexit
The four UK farming unions have agreed a set of priorities for achieving the best Brexit outcome for UK farming...
27 March 2018
Financial certainty in an uncertain world
Farmers are being told to prepare for an uncertain future amid changing consumer trends, Brexit and reductions in support payments. But how can they prepare for the unknown?...
26 March 2018
Animal welfare enhanced by new code for meat chickens
A welfare code for meat chickens has been updated today as part of a programme of reforms to safeguard and enhance the welfare of animals...
RSPCA Cymru welcome measures to install CCTV in slaughterhouses
Animal welfare charity welcomes news of CCTV installations in Wales' slaughterhouses, but continues to call for mandatory legislation...
24 March 2018
One step closer to CCTV in all Welsh slaughterhouses
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed a statement from the Welsh Government which hints at future legislation to introduce CCTV in Welsh slaughterhouses...
21 March 2018
‘Comprehensive’ policy needed as NFU begins member consultation
A comprehensive, whole-Government approach is needed for a successful domestic agricultural policy, the NFU says as it begins consulting with its members on a new policy this week...
20 March 2018
NFU response to UK and EU agreed-upon terms for Brexit transition period
The NFU has given a cautious welcome to details of a 21-month transitional period as part of the agreement to the UK leaving the EU...
15 March 2018
NFU welcomes PM’s ambition to deliver a successful farming policy
The NFU President has welcomed Wednesdays (14 March) comments from the Prime Minister which acknowledged the ‘historic opportunity’ the government has to deliver a farming policy that will work for the whole food industry...
13 March 2018
Bill passed in Kansas House to allow large-scale poultry operations
TOPEKA — The Kansas House gave final passage Monday to a bill that would allow large, factory-scale poultry feeding operations to do business in Kansas, reports Peter Hancock for the Lawrence Journal-World...
09 March 2018
Where next for UK and Irish livestock science and production?
Post-Brexit future under the spotlight at major animal science conference...
06 March 2018
Beware business rate bills, warns CAAV
Farmers and landowners could face higher business rate bills by making minor changes to their businesses, the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers has warned...
05 March 2018
NFU calls for detail on food and drink sector after Brexit
Brexit negotiations must deliver detail for largest manufacturing sector – food and drink, says NFU....
Get ready for change at the British Pig & Poultry Fair
Farmers face a lot of uncertainty in the coming years, but armed with the best advice from the industry’s top leaders they will be able to make the most of any opportunities which lie ahead...
 
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