Farming stalwarts named in King’s Honours List 

Two industry stalwarts have been named in the King’s Birthday Honours List for their services to farming.

NFU writes to police over escaped calf incident 

The NFU is writing to leading police organisations in England to find out more about how an escaped calf recently came to be hit by a police car.

Jeremy Clarkson speaks out after cow was hit twice by police car

Jeremy Clarkson spoke out following the horrific incident when a cow was injured by a police car in Staines-upon-Thames. 

Anglesey dairy plant goes into administration

Two administrators have been appointed and nearly half of Mona Dairy’s staff made redundant, after the plant failed to get sufficient funding.

GALLERY: The Royal Bath & West Show 2024 did not disappoint with calibre of livestock

A great calibre of livestock was in attendance at this year’s Royal Bath & West Show, and no stone was left unturned by judges in the ring, the organiser confirms. 

Müller purchase to affect a “significant number of dairy farmers”

Major milk processor Müller has reached an agreement to acquire Yew Tree Dairy, which currently has around 100 Scottish dairy farming suppliers.

World Milk Day 2024: Why dairy products are so important

Today marks World Milk Day, an international awareness day that celebrates the importance of dairy products. 

Farming unions join forces on approach to bovine electronic identification

Representatives of four UK farming unions agreed that there are real potential benefits of introducing bovine Electronic Identification (bEID), from efficiency and animal health and welfare gains to improving the health and safety of livestock handlers. 

Will there be a vaccine for BTV-3?

In a recent AHDB Food & Farming podcast, experts gathered to discuss the likelihood of a vaccine for the latest strain of bluetongue virus, which began to appear on farms in Kent and Norfolk last year. Sarah Kidby reports.

Calls for support as Mona Dairy faces collapse

Mona Dairy, in Anglesey, has advised its milk suppliers that an alternative company will be processing milk for an interim period, after it failed to secure stakeholder funding.

New vet podcast aimed at farmers 

Farmers out on their tractors and dog walkers will be among the target audience for a new Cumbrian podcast on animal care and welfare.

Govt sets out plan to tackle BTV-3 outbreak

The government has set out its plan for tackling an outbreak of BTV-3 this summer, as it works to deploy a vaccine.

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