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11 October 2017
View news from United Kingdom Quorn Protein Found to Be on Par with Animal Sources
UK - Protein found in Quorn meat-free foods may be just as good for muscles as animal proteins, new research suggests....
09 October 2017
View news from United Kingdom Scotland's Dairy Farmers Still Being Short-Changed
SCOTLAND, UK - Despite some milk prices now stretching to more than 30p per litre (ppl), NFU Scotland states that Scotland’s dairy farmers are still being short-changed....
06 October 2017
View news from United Kingdom Ambitious Aim to Sign All Scottish Dairy Farmers Up for Dairy Pro
UK - AHDB and the Scottish Government are aiming to have all Scottish dairy businesses signed up to continuing professional development programme Dairy Pro by the end of the year....
05 October 2017
View news from United Kingdom Tiny Protein Offers Major Insight Into FMD Virus
UK - Scientists have identified that a tiny protein, which plays a major role in the replication of foot-and-mouth disease virus, demonstrates a greater level of genetic economy than previously reported....
27 September 2017
View news from United Kingdom C2C Events to Demonstrate Significant On-farm Impact
UK - Two upcoming Calf to Calving (C2C) events to be held in Glasgow and Aberdeen will highlight how key changes to farm management can improve the bottom line....
View news from United Kingdom Milk-alternative Drinks Do Not Replace Iodine in Cows' Milk
UK - Consumers of milk-alternative drinks may be at of risk iodine deficiency, according to the findings of a new study....
26 September 2017
View news from United Kingdom New £1M Partnership to Address Knowledge Gaps in Soil Biology
UK - The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO) have announced an ambitious new research partnership to develop practical soil biology management guidance....
22 September 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Increases October Milk Price
UK - Arla’s price for conventional milk for UK farmer owners will increase by 1.50 pence per litre from 1 October, taking Arla’s manufacturing litre to 32.30 pence....
19 September 2017
View news from United Kingdom Dairy Industry Urged to Make Most of Brexit Opportunities
UK - There are huge opportunities for UK dairy after leaving the EU but the industry must shape up in order to exploit them effectively....
18 September 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Bolsters Online Strategy with New Head of E-commerce & Digital
UK - Arla Foods UK, the country’s leading dairy cooperative, has appointed Steve Millard as its new Head of E-commerce & Digital....
14 September 2017
View news from United Kingdom Dairy UK Announces New Chairman
UK - Paul Vernon has been elected to succeed Dr David Dobbin, at the Dairy UK Annual General Meeting held today....
13 September 2017
View news from United Kingdom Merial launches vaccination awareness campaign as survey finds calf pneumonia remains prevalent on UK cattle farms
Merial has launched a national vaccination awareness campaign at UK Dairy Day 2017 to encourage farmers to consider vaccinating calves against calf pneumonia. The campaign follows the results of a national cattle survey, which shows that calf pneumonia...
11 September 2017
View news from United Kingdom Expert Calls for Brexit to Revolutionise Sustainable Farming
UK - Brexit should be used as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end industrialised farming in the UK and make a radical shift towards more sustainable smallholdings and allotments, University of Sussex Professor Dave Goulson has said....
31 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Increases Milk Price for September
UK - Arla Foods is raising its milk price to owners by one eurocent per kilogramme from 1 September....
28 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods UK Delivers Strong Revenue Growth as H1 Results Reveal
UK - Arla Foods amba, the farmer-owned dairy company, on Friday (25 August) released its half-year results for 2017, announcing rising revenue driven by strong growth amongst its flagship brands, especially its range of Arla branded products....
25 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Dairy UK Supports UK Govt 'Goods on the Market' Position Paper
UK - Earlier this week, the UK Government published a position paper entitled "Continuity in the availability of goods for the EU and the UK."...
24 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Meetings Focus on Maximising Livestock Production from Grass
SCOTLAND, UK - Livestock farmers are invited to attend one of the six free "Better Grazing" meetings being held across Scotland next month....
23 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom UK Food Exports to China Up 35%
UK - British food and drink exports saw record growth in the first half of this year, rising by 8.5 per cent on the same period last year, buoyed in part by a 35 per cent increase in exports to China....
16 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Calls for Sense on Milk Price Penalties
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland is calling on milk buyers to adopt a common-sense approach to milk price penalties as wet weather hits production hard. ...
15 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Fonterra Dairy Duo Claim Awards at International Cheese Show
UK - Two Fonterra NZMP cheeses have scooped silver awards at the prestigious international Cheese Awards held recently at Nantwich, UK....
14 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom BVA: Mandatory CCTV in Slaughterhouses 'Huge Win for Animal Welfare'
UK - The Government’s plan to introduce mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in England is a huge win for animal health and welfare, following years of campaigning by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Veterinary Public Health Association...
View news from United Kingdom Merial vets put their best foot forward for Farm Africa
A group of 100 farm vets and staff from Merial Animal Health have walked over 26,000 miles, or the length of the Amazon River, in a steps challenge that raises money for charity Farm Africa. The challenge is part of Merial’s #CALFMATTERS calf pneumonia...
09 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Happy (Meal) Cows: Arla, McDonald's Celebrate 30-Year partnership
UK - Working together with McDonald’s, Arla is launching a new co-branded Happy Meal and Arla Organic Milk bottle which will roll-out across McDonald’s UK restaurants....
07 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Cravendale Launches New 'Moonicow' Ad Campaign
UK - Arla Cravendale® – the UK’s number one branded milk – has today launched a new £3m advertising campaign, bringing the drink’s fresh tasting qualities to screens across the country....
01 August 2017
View news from United Kingdom Cheese Champion Recognised by British Cheese Board Award
UK - Cheese champion Brenda Davies received the British Cheese Board (BCB) Industry Award yesterday at The Nantwich Show in recognition of her invaluable contribution to the UK dairy industry....
27 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Event Sets Focus for Future R&D in UK Agriculture
UK - Research, development and knowledge exchange experts gathered to discuss priorities and develop lasting collaborative partnerships, to drive innovation and improvement in UK agriculture....
24 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Warm, wet weather heightens parasite risk in sheep and cattle
Warm, wet weather may prompt rapid development and release of worm larvae onto pastures, increasing the risk of productivity-limiting parasite burdens in sheep this summer. While in cattle, lungworm infection begins to pose a threat to unvaccinated and...
21 July 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Increases Milk Price for August
UK - Arla Foods is raising its milk price to owners by one eurocent per kilogramme from 1 August....
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