Dairy industry unites behind calls for urgent government action to save sector

Appeals for urgent government action to save the dairy industry have been backed by the entire supply chain, including UK farming unions, RABDF, Dairy UK and the Provision Trade Federation.

Limagrain’s new grass varieties raise the bar for yield and feed value

Two new Italian ryegrass varieties bred by ILVO, the Belgium government’s plant breeding institute, are now available in the UK and Ireland.

Remote monitoring can play a key role in maximising performance

Producers needs to consider alternative solutions to minimise non-essential farm visits and maintain high biosecurity levels while continuing to maximise bird performance.

LAA welcomes online platforms to support livestock trade

In line with its commitment to support the UK livestock sector and maintain the food supply chain during the evolving coronavirus crisis, the Livestock Auctioneers’ Association (LAA) welcomes two new online platforms that are helping to support livestock trade via dedicated auction events and services.

AgriWebb launches in UK to transform the future of livestock management

Global AgTech company AgriWebb has announced the launch of its new farm management software into the UK to help farmers scale and advance their operations quickly. 

Farmers urged to prepare plan B

Farming consultants have created an emergency document to help farmers plan ahead in case they fall ill during the coronavirus pandemic.

Livestock markets keeping the industry alive by ensuring fair trade

“Markets are integral to farm businesses because they set the price for livestock, helping farmers to achieve fair prices,” says Clive Roads, auctioneer at McCartneys.

Nominate your heroes from the free range egg sector

The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) is calling for nominations for Britain’s most cracking companies and individuals in the free range egg sector.

Livestock auctions contributing £3.42 billion to rural economies of UK

Independent report details value of livestock markets to wider rural communities.

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