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15 December 2017
View news from United Kingdom Video: Find solutions to help treat Bovine Respiratory Disease the first time
Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is a costly disease for the cattle industry, and when it isn’t treated effectively it can lead to repulls and increased treatment and labor costs. Respiratory tract damage can also compromise animal performance for the...
14 December 2017
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Welcomes First Milk's Price Hold
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed the decision of farmer-owned business First Milk to hold its milk price to producers in January. That contrasts with the decision of dairy giant Muller, which has slashed its milk price to its farmers by a hefty...
View news from United Kingdom UK Dairy Industry Surpasses Environmental Targets, Demonstrates Commitment to Continual Improvement
UK - Recently published results from the Environment Agency in the Climate Change Agreement biennial progress report show that the dairy sector has achieved an 18.05 per cent energy efficiency improvement since 2008....
13 December 2017
View news from United Kingdom Dairy UK Welcomes Brexit Progress, Calls for Clarity on Trade
UK - Dairy UK has welcomed the announcement of progress made between the UK Government and European Union on Brexit negotiations....
12 December 2017
View news from United Kingdom First Milk Holds Milk Price for January Despite Downward Pressure in Market
UK - First Milk has today announced that it will be maintaining its current milk price for January 2018, despite the downward pressure in the marketplace....
08 December 2017
View news from United Kingdom Top Milk Quality Bull Continues to Lead Young Holstein Ranking
UK - One of the top milk quality improvers of the Holstein breed, Mr Rubi-Agronaut, leads the way amongst genomic, young sires in the new AHDB Dairy indexes, with a December 2017 Profitable Lifetime Index (PLI) of £812....
07 December 2017
View news from United Kingdom Union to Meet Muller on Milk Price Shocker
UK - Following on from its decision to slash the milk price paid to Muller Direct farmers, NFU Scotland and NFU England & Wales are expecting to meet with the milk processor next week....
06 December 2017
View news from United Kingdom Environment Secretary Tours Arla's Net Zero Carbon Dairy at Aylesbury
UK - Tomas Pietrangeli, Managing Director of Arla Foods UK, met with Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs this week for a tour of the cooperative’s Aylesbury site, the world’s largest fresh milk processing plant....
05 December 2017
View news from United Kingdom Muller Shocker on Milk Price: 1.5p Price Cut Angers Dairy Farmers
UK - News that dairy giant Muller are to slash the price paid to their farmers by a massive 1.5p per litre has seen NFU Scotland receive many calls from angry Muller suppliers....
30 November 2017
View news from United Kingdom Antibiotic Resistance: An Unexpected Chronology
UK - Researchers from the Institut Pasteur have shed light on the rise of ampicillin resistance back in the 60s. ...
28 November 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Holds Milk Price for December
UK - Arla’s price for conventional milk will remain unchanged in December at 32.30 pence for the conventional manufacturing litre....
View news from United Kingdom New Interactive Map to Help in Fight Against TB
UK - An interactive map has been launched making it easier for farmers to see at a glance the different bovine TB risk areas in Great Britain....
21 November 2017
View news from United Kingdom Growing Level of Volatility in UK Markets
UK - Global dairy markets have tended to follow a three-year cycle of prices, but do UK prices show the same trends?...
16 November 2017
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Dairy in the Spotlight in AHDB's Latest Report
UK - AHDB has shone a spotlight on the potential impacts of Brexit on agriculture and horticulture in Scotland in its latest "Horizon" report....
15 November 2017
View news from United Kingdom First Milk Holds Milk Price for December
UK - First Milk yesterday announced that it will be holding its current milk price for December 2017. This follows four consecutive months of milk price increase....
10 November 2017
View news from United Kingdom Autumn parasite risk requires action from livestock farmers
The risk of parasitic disease and production loss from gastrointestinal worms and liver fluke is expected to be high this autumn, according to Merial Animal Health and the NADIS Parasite Forecast. Sheep and cattle farmers are advised to implement parasite...
09 November 2017
View news from United Kingdom Research Finds 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....
06 November 2017
View news from United Kingdom Big Hitters Confirmed for Question Time Panel at AgriScot
SCOTLAND - Some of the biggest names in the dairy sector will be answering farmers’ questions at a debate organised by the Scottish Dairy Hub at this year’s AgriScot on 15 November....
01 November 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Calls for Early Publication of New UK Ag Policy at Dairy Summit
UK - At the IDF World Dairy Summit taking place in Belfast this week, Tomas Pietrangeli, Managing Director of Arla Foods UK has spoken on the opportunities and challenges posed by Brexit to the UK dairy industry....
View news from United Kingdom AHDB Dorset Conference Highlights Supply Chain Value for Farms Post Brexit
UK - The regional conference will address the importance of UK farms being and remaining competitive in the marketplace and more connected in supply chains. ...
30 October 2017
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Committed to Striking Right Brexit Deal for Farmers, Crofters
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland remains fully committed to striking the right Brexit deal for Scotland’s farmers and crofters....
View news from United Kingdom AHDB Commits to Sustainable Animal Health; Encourages Responsible Use of Medicines
UK - The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is actively engaged with livestock farmers, vets and supply chain stakeholders in building sustainable animal health and encouraging the responsible use of all medicines to ensure good health...
26 October 2017
View news from United Kingdom Dairy UK Sets Out 'Game Changing' Hopes, Fears for Industry Over Brexit
UK - Dairy UK yesterday published the 'White Paper' report for 2017 which details the 'game changing' opportunities and challenges which the industry is facing over issues such as Brexit and consumer confidence in dairy foods....
View news from United Kingdom Detection of Bluetongue 8 in the UK reinforces the need to consider vaccination
News of Bluetongue serotype 8 entering the UK reinforces the need for farmers to consider vaccinating their stock in order to protect them from the midge-borne virus....
25 October 2017
View news from United Kingdom NFU Responds to EU Council Conclusions on Brexit Negotiations
UK - On 20 October, the European Council (Article 50), in an EU-27 format, reviewed the state of Brexit negotiations and adopted conclusions....
View news from United Kingdom New Test to Improve Liver Fluke Control in Cattle
UK - A new test to screen herds for liver fluke has been developed, which could help to reduce the risk of cattle developing immunity to existing de-worming treatments....
20 October 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Holds November Milk Price
UK - Arla’s price for both conventional milk will remain unchanged in November at 32.30 pence for the conventional manufacturing litre....
View news from United Kingdom UK Signs Up to Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam
UK - The UK dairy industry yesterday (Thursday, 20 October) endorsed a declaration to promote the sustainability of dairy systems worldwide....
 
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