TheDairySite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the dairy industry

TheDairySite Latest News: United Kingdom

18 April 2018
View news from United Kingdom AHDB: Understanding Consumer Needs is Key to Exports
UK - A ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to unlocking export opportunities for British food and farming products should be avoided if we are to reap the rewards of overseas trade....
View news from United Kingdom Countryside Must Not Become a ‘Soft Target’, NFU Tells Police C
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
View news from United Kingdom NFU South East Prepared to Respond to Govt 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...
16 April 2018
View news from United Kingdom Feed efficiency drive puts yeast efficacy under the spotlight
With milk producers continuing to look for opportunities to increase margins, the role of yeasts in improving rumen function and feed efficiency is increasingly under the spotlight. But not all yeasts are the same, warns Dr Derek McIlmoyle, AB Vista EMEA...
13 April 2018
View news from United Kingdom Experts Advise Use of Benchmarking to Identify Farms with High Antibiotic Use
UK - A number of British dairy farms are using extremely high levels of antibiotics in their cattle, a study finds....
12 April 2018
View news from United Kingdom Research Reveals Current Cattle Injections Increase Risk of Injury
UK - Research by experts at The University of Nottingham suggests that current injection techniques in UK dairy cattle need to change to avoid the risk of nerve injury....
10 April 2018
View news from United Kingdom Grazing-based Spring Calvers Advised to Select on £SCI
UK - With the breeding season for spring block calving herds about to start, farmers choosing bulls for grazing-based systems are advised to pay attention to the new run of Spring Calving Indexes (£SCI), published last week (3 April 2018) by AHDB Dairy....
06 April 2018
View news from United Kingdom Nation's Diets are Stuck in a Rut, New Research from Arla Reveals
UK - New research released by Arla Fibre reveals that the nation’s diets are stuck in a rut, with nearly two thirds (61 per cent) of adults (2,000 adults polled by 72 Point in March 2018) eating the same or similar foods every day. ...
View news from United Kingdom New Top Jersey Offers Production, Fitness and Type
UK - There’s a new leader in the top five Jersey bulls ranked on Profitable Lifetime Index in the AHDB Dairy rankings published this week (3 April 2018). ...
05 April 2018
View news from United Kingdom New Number One Bull Replaces Long-term Holstein Leader
UK - A new number one bull in the shape of the Morgan son, Mocon, has taken his place in the proven Holstein sire rankings, published this week (3 April 2018) by AHDB Dairy....
04 April 2018
View news from United Kingdom Dead-heat at Top for Genomic Young Sires
UK - There’s a dead-heat at the top of the new genomic sire rankings which – combined with four new bulls in the top 10, ten newcomers in the top 20 and the introduction of three newly developed genetic evaluations (see panel) – makes this month’s...
26 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom UK Leading Charge in Fight Against Bovine TB
UK - The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has announced that it will be partnering with Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) to embark on two new projects which will take the agricultural industry one step closer to eradicating Bovine...
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Increases April Milk Price
UK - Arla’s price for conventional milk will increase by 0.32 pence per litre from 1 April...
21 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Suckler Herd Down but Productivity Up, Reports QMS
SCOTLAND, UK - The latest Scottish agricultural census figures reveal the Scottish suckler cow herd is down 1.3 per cent year-on-year, making the beef herd 12 per cent smaller than it was a decade ago....
19 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom NFU Welcomes PM’s Ambition to Deliver Successful Farming Policy
UK - The NFU President has welcomed last week's (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...
09 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom Where Next for UK, Irish Livestock Science and Production?
Post-Brexit future under the spotlight at major animal science conference...
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Recognised for Product Development at Innovation Awards
UK - Arla Foods has scooped an award for its protein pouch format at the fourth annual World Food Innovation Awards. Celebrating the very best in excellence and innovation across every product category, Arla protein pouches took home the award for Best...
06 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom UK Cheddar Value Trade Remains Positive, Volumes Up
UK - 2017 UK cheddar trade balance provided a slight improvement in both value and volume terms, although volumes remain in deficit....
02 March 2018
View news from United Kingdom Industries Map Out Vision for Scotland as a Good Food Nation
SCOTLAND, UK - A group of leading organisations representing Scottish food producers and processors this week (28 February) launched a joint industry vision on what the Scottish Government’s upcoming Good Food Nation Bill must deliver....
View news from United Kingdom Call for Positivity, Passion to Push Dairy Industry Forward
SCOTLAND, UK - Former AHDB Dairy Board member Jim Baird is calling for positive and passionate Scottish dairy farmers to put themselves forward for a role on the AHDB Dairy Board....
28 February 2018
View news from United Kingdom DNA Study of Cow Stomachs Could Aid Meat, Dairy Production
UK - Meat and milk production from cattle could one day be boosted, thanks to analysis of microbes in cows' stomachs....
View news from United Kingdom Dairy UK: Defra Announcement of Consultation on the Future of Food, Farming and Environment
UK - Yesterday (27 February), Defra released an announcement on how leaving the European Union and the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will give the UK the chance for reform. "We want to know your thoughts on the future of agricultural policy in England,"...
27 February 2018
View news from United Kingdom Public Goods of Animal Health, Welfare Must be at Heart of New Ag Policy
UK - The BVA issues response to the Environment Secretary's proposals regarding a "Green Brexit."...
View news from United Kingdom First Milk Reports March Milk Price to Reduce by 1.25 ppl
UK - First Milk on Friday announced that its milk price for March will be reducing by 1.25 pence per litre....
View news from United Kingdom Going Global on UK Dairy Farming
UK - Bringing consumers closer to the daily lives of dairy farmers and showcasing the important role of dairy in the diet are the aims of two projects launched last week....
26 February 2018
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Decreases March Milk Price
UK - Arla’s price for conventional milk will reduce by 2.16 pence for the manufacturing litre, taking it to 27.11 pence from 1 March 2018....
13 February 2018
View news from United Kingdom Roadshow to Give Farmers Guidance on Thriving After Brexit
SCOTLAND, UK - The AHDB, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are running three Brexit roadshows across Scotland in February and March....
View news from United Kingdom Dairy UK Joins Call on Govt to Ensure Successful Brexit for Food Sector
UK - Dairy UK has joined with farmers and the wider food supply chain to set out the terms of a successful Brexit....
 
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 

News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Category

News By Sub-Category


Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

British Field Crops 2nd edition