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02 May 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom More Transparency Needed in Supply Chain to Create Fairness
ANALYSIS - More needs to be done to ensure more transparency in the supply chain in the UK to produce greater fairness for farmers, processors and retailers....
29 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom How Much Water Does it Take to Produce Meat?
ANALYSIS - As the demand for meat grows around the world and production rises, the pressure on global water resources is also growing, writes Chris Harris....
28 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Sheep Worrying by Dogs Leads to Stressed Farmers
UK - Sheep worrying by dogs is causing around 85 per cent of affected farmers to experience elevated levels of anxiety and stress, a survey conducted by the National Sheep Association (NSA) has...
27 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Sheep EID Can Help Improve Farm Efficiency
SCOTLAND, UK - Inverness farmer Euan Ferguson decided if he had to electronically identify (EID) his sheep flock, he would make the most of the information it provided. He is now convinced that...
26 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Tips for Managing Lactating Ewes
UK - Feeding the ewe appropriately in lactation is crucial. Not having enough feed to meet a ewe’s increasing requirements can lead to higher lamb losses due to starvation, poor growth rates...
25 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Barbados Brings Opportunity for UK Beef, Lamb
UK - Exports of premium beef and lamb cuts to the West Indies present a significant opportunity for the industry, according to AHDB Beef & Lamb....
22 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Sheep Association Criticises Inflexibility of Payments Agency
UK - The National Sheep Association (NSA) has voiced disappointment this week that the sheep sector in England, which it says has already been disproportionately affected by the late arrival...
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Scotch Lamb Showcased at Nordic Event
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI are set to be high profile in Sweden next week at GastroNord, one of the major trade shows for the food and beverage industry in northern Europe....
21 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Police Appeal for Information After Hundreds of Cheviot Sheep Stolen
SCOTLAND, UK - Detectives at Dumfries and Galloway Division are continuing enquiries and appealing for information following the theft of 450 sheep from the Moffat area....
20 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom NFU Favours Remain Vote in Brexit Debate
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU) has said that the interests of farmers would be best served by remaining in the EU after the referendum in June, based on current evidence....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Animal Welfare Concerns Linked to Proposed Lynx Introduction
UK - Following the release of a National Sheep Association (NSA) report on 'The wider consequences of the introduction of Eurasian lynx to the UK', farmers within the UK and further afield have...
18 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom FAI Focussing on Animal Welfare Outcome Measures
UK - Carly Scott is a researcher at FAI farms in Oxford. Here she explains the principles behind welfare outcome measures and the work her and the Science Team are doing in this field....
15 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Different Parts of Meat Supply Chain Should Communicate Better
UK - Steps to further improve the open sharing of information between the different links of the red meat supply chain are key to ensuring the industry benefits fully from market opportunities,...
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Vet Wins Award for Preventing Lameness in Sheep
UK - Oxford vet Ruth Clements has won a national award for her work preventing lameness in sheep....
14 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Police Issue Further Warnings After Dog Attacks on Sheep
UK - Another branch of the police, this time the Avon and Somerset Constabulary, has asked for dog owners to keep their pets on leads after two more attacks on sheep last week....
12 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom New Report Details Consequences of any Lynx Release in UK
UK - An industry roundtable discussion in London today (Friday 8th April) marked the release of a new report by the National Sheep Association (NSA) on 'The wider consequences of the introduction...
11 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Study Finds Brexit Poses Serious Risks to Farmers
UK - A Brexit is likely to have significant impacts on the agricultural sector in the UK, a study by Wageningen UR in the Netherlands, funded by the UK's National Farmers' Union (NFU), has shown....
08 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Northern Ireland Council Launches Campaign Against Sheep Worrying
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A recent spate of dog attacks on livestock, particularly sheep, has resulted in a new campaign from Mid Ulster District Council to warn the public of the dangers of sheep...
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Videos Highlight Use of Lamb in Weaning Recipes
UK - A series of weaning videos have been created to educate Scottish families about the role of Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork in a healthy balanced diet, from...
07 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Sheep Lameness Video Series Launched
UK - Expert advice on all aspects of sheep lameness is now available at the touch of a button thanks to a new video series from AHDB Beef & Lamb....
06 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Lack of Detail on Brexit Means Voting Decision Hard for Sheep Farmers
UK - With the referendum on Britain’s membership in the EU looming, the National Sheep Association (NSA) claims it is impossible for farmers to make an objective decision on how to vote due...
01 April 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Welsh Farmers Encouraged to Complete Sheep Scab Survey
WALES, UK - Welsh farmers have been urged by the Farmers' Union of Wales to take part in a sheep scab survey, to ensure it gives a complete representation of the disease....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom UK Sheep Association Calls for Disease Strategy Amid Mounting Bluetongue Risk
UK - With a recent APHA report suggesting an 80 per cent chance of the bluetongue virus serotype 8 (BTV8) hitting UK shores later this year, the National Sheep Association (NSA) is working hard...
31 March 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom UK Farmers Urged to Remain Vigilant for Bluetongue Disease
UK - Livestock farmers are being urged by the NFU to talk to their vets as the industry braces itself for a return of Bluetongue disease....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Police Appeal for Information After Lambs Used as Target Practice
UK - Police in Doncaster have issued a further appeal for information following a second shooting at a Doncaster farm, where six lambs were killed....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom 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. ...
29 March 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Sheep Farmers Urged to Report Any Suspicion of Sheep Scab
SCOTLAND, UK - Sheep farmers are being urged to remain vigilant against sheep scab and report any suspicion of the disease....
24 March 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Farmers Call for Supermarkets to Back Home-Grown Lamb This Easter
UK - The NFU is calling on retailers to help sheep farmers deliver new season Red Tractor assured British lamb to consumers....
23 March 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Potential for UK Lamb to Meet Increased Polish Demand
UK - Poland has the potential to become a major export market for Quality Standard Mark (QSM) lamb, according to AHDB Beef & Lamb....
21 March 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom 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...
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