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28 October 2016
Win a Year’s Online Bitesize CPD from Improve International at the London Vet Show
UK - Veterinary CPD provider Improve International is offering six subscriptions each day to its popular Online Bitesize CPD training programme on its stand – D25 - at the London Vet Show....
12 September 2016
Free Online CPD Offered at the 2016 Official Veterinarian Conference
UK - Improve International, the organisers of the 2016 Official Veterinarian Conference, are offering all delegates an extended free trial of their new online learning platform Bitesize....
28 June 2016
Minister of Agriculture to Answer Brexit Questions at Livestock 2016
UK - Minister of Agriculture George Eustice MP will officially open Livestock Event, the UK industry’s leading show within the sector to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 6 July....
22 June 2016
New One Day Courses from Improve Cover Emerging Areas of Veterinary Medicine
UK - Veterinary CPD provider Improve International has announced a series of new one day courses to enable veterinarians to develop their knowledge in emerging areas of veterinary medicine....
16 June 2016
Farmers to Benefit from Farm Tours at NSA Sheep Event
UK - Farmers are flocking to see an exciting new addition to the NSA Sheep Event programme on Tuesday 26th July, the day before the main event. ...
01 June 2016
Livestock Event: Stepping up Sheep
UK - Sheep will be stepping up their presence at the Livestock Event to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on 6 and 7 July. ...
19 May 2016
Sheep Farmers Offered Opportunities to Add Value at NSA Sheep Event
UK - At this year’s NSA Sheep Event, held on Wednesday 27th July at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, there will be four topical seminars providing tips and advice for...
31 March 2016
Welfare in the Spotlight at 2016 Official Vet Conference
UK - 'Animal Welfare - the Role of the OV' is the theme of the 2016 Official Veterinarian (OV) Conference set to take place between the 29th and 30th September 2016. ...
30 March 2016
Industry Insights: Global Trends in Ag Equipment
ANALYSIS - While the underlying trend in agricultural equipment has been Tier 4 final solutions, a diversified customer base and a growing population's sustainable use of natural resources, specifically...
21 March 2016
UK's National Sheep Association Appoints Northern Manager
UK - At their AGM held in Hexham earlier this month, the Northern Region Committee of the National Sheep Association (NSA) announced the appointment of a well-known face in the industry as their...
17 February 2016
Scotch Lamb Innovation Award Finalists Announced
UK - The innovation and skills of Scottish butchers shines through among the finalists of a new Scotch Lamb PGI initiative announced by Quality Meat Scotland last week....
21 January 2016
Mohair Conference to Improve NZ Goat Businesses
NEW ZEALAND - Some of the world’s leading experts in Angora goats and mohair are arriving in New Zealand to share their knowledge and expertise with the country’s Angora goat farmers....
20 January 2016
NFU Conference has Sights Set on Future of Farming
UK - Leading lights from the farming sector are set to come together for the National Farmers’ Union Annual Conference next month under the theme ‘Backing the Future of British Farming’....
25 December 2015
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Best wishes for the holiday season to all our readers around the world....
24 December 2015
Northern Ireland to Host Europe’s Largest Animal Science Event
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Developments in Northern Ireland’s livestock sector will come under the spotlight next year as world leaders in animal science and livestock production come to Belfast...
17 December 2015
First EU Sheep Group Meeting Described as 'Positive'
IRELAND - IFA National Sheep Chairman, John Lynskey said IFA put forward a strong case on the need for additional direct supports for the sheep sector at the first meeting of the EU Commission...
08 December 2015
UK Sheep Farmer Honoured for Industry Contribution
UK - Sheep farmer and former Chairman of AHDB Beef & Lamb, John Cross, has been honoured by the Royal Smithfield Club for his services to the livestock industry over the last 25 years....
11 November 2015
Lamb Competition, Pricing Concerns Taken to EU Meeting
UK - NFU livestock board chairman Charles Sercombe will take the concerns of UK sheep farmers to Brussels at the first meeting of the European reflection group on sheep....
06 November 2015
First Official Veterinarian Conference Calls for Increased Communication
UK - A call for increased information flow between the Animal and Plant Health Agency, private vets and farmers on bovine TB testing, the complexities of arranging the export of travelling horses...
20 August 2015
Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hannover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation...
18 August 2015
Dolly the Sheep’s Home to Host ScotSheep Event 2016
SCOTLAND – A southwest Scotland farm that hosted world's first cloned sheep will be the venue for ScotSheep next year....
15 July 2015
Aged Ram Wins at Great Yorkshire Show
UK - The championship title at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show stayed in the county as John Mellin and family, Skipton, claimed the top ticket with their aged ram, Langside Thunderbird under...
11 June 2015
New AHDB Branding Launched at Cereals
UK - New branding and a proposed new way of working for the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) was formally launched at today’s Cereals event in Lincolnshire....
04 June 2015
Initiative to Improve Sharing of Food Chain Information
UK - An initiative has been launched in the UK to ensure more information about meat inspections in the abattoir is passed back to the farmer to help improve the health and welfare of livestock....
16 April 2015
Sheep Parchment Shows Breed History Over Last Millenium
UK - Archives of ancient parchment can improve our knowledge of sheep genetics, according to research presented at the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) conference this week....
Ethiopian Medicinal Plants Kill Sheep Parasite Eggs
UK - Ethiopian plant species commonly used to treat parasitic infections cheaply in both humans and livestock have managed to prevent hatching in eggs of sheep parasites. ...
15 April 2015
Vaccination Cost Effective Against Contagious Agalactia
GREECE - Vaccinating sheep against contagious agalactia (CA) is highly cost effective in Greek dairy flocks, according to research presented by George Valergakis at the British Society of Animal...
27 March 2015
Resource Efficiency Theme to Anuga FoodTec
GERMANY - Resource efficiency is the central theme of the Anuga FoodTec exhibition that opened in Cologne, Germany this week....
26 March 2015
Fifteen Year Deadline Set for Sheep and Goat Plague
COTE D'IVOIRE - International organisations are gearing up to eliminate sheep and goat plague, also known as peste des petits ruminants (PPR), by 2030. ...
25 March 2015
Antimicrobial Resistance – Who is Responsible?
ANALYSIS - Misuse and overuse of antimicrobials has been linked to the emergence and spread of organisms resistant to them, rendering treatments obsolete and threatening public health....
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