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    Government response to the Ella Adoo-Kissi Debrah Coroner’s report

    Government response to the Ella Adoo-Kissi Debrah Coroner’s report Written by aimeecarguillo There was widespread coverage yesterday (Thursday) of the government’s response to the Coroner’s Prevention of Future Deaths Report – with articles in The Guardian, The Times, The BBC, Evening...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Next Generation Shepherds rise to Covid-adapted skills competition

    Written by Rachel Martin The National Sheep Association (NSA) has commended the finalists of its Next Generation Shepherd competition for rising to the challenge of the Covid-adapted version of the competition. Having expected to show off their shepherding skills with tasks such as sheep...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Kuhn shows a passion for baling with new information resource

    Written by Justin Roberts Kuhn is not alone in recognising that the basics of farming can be easily overlooked when confronted by the growing complexity of agricultural machinery. However, Kuhn is one of the few manufacturers taking steps to directly address the problem. The company has...
  4. Agriland RSS

    UFU threatens to end cooperation with department over ‘TB inaction’

    Written by Rachel Martin Tensions were said to have “run very high” during a meeting this week between the chief vet Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) executive committee members. During the meeting, which was to discuss the effects of bovine TB, the union threatened to withdraw its cooperation...
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    Need to rent a small wood

    Hi I'm looking to try and rent a small woodland area in Bath or surrounding area. As I want to start a forest school. As I believe children learn a lot from the out doors. It covers alot of things mental health , EYFS, and so much more. Its just finding the right spot. If anyone can help or...
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    Pulsation, vacuum level and cow health

    Question: what are people’s experience of different parlours?? I am looking for good udder health, reliability and as quiet as possible. I currently run Dairymaster equipment which milks cows out fine, but noisy. I have read a bit on the forum about reed pulsation- is there just one parlour...
  7. News

    Cereals 2021 will go ahead as planned,

    The Cereals Event will go ahead as planned on the 30th of June, despite the delay in the lifting of lockdown restrictions, as it will still comply with local and national legislative measures, organisers have confirmed. As an outdoor agricultural event, Cereals will not be affected by the delay...
  8. Vader

    Destroying immunity...?

    Just an idle thought. A farmer i knew was going to go high health status on herd. Started with jonas testing. 1/4 of the herd came back with high results and recommended culling. He culled most, but few of his best he did not and kept them isolated on a different farm. Had then tested year...
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    Clean Air Day 2021

    Thursday 17th June 2021 is Clean Air Day; a day dedicated to highlighting the issues of air pollution that in turn emphasise the changes in our everyday lives which can and will have a positive impact on climate change. This year’s Clean Air Day is focused on how the future of our children’s...
  10. Defra Farming

    Protected landscapes: an overview

    Protected landscapes: an overview Written by Will Pryer Farming on Dartmoor © CareyMarks.co.uk You might remember that in the Agricultural Transition Plan, we mentioned that we would introduce a Farming in Protected Landscapes programme. We’re preparing to release more information about...
  11. Farm Business RSS

    New chair for NOAH elected at AGM

    Written by John Swire NOAH’s 2021 AGM took place on 16 June, where Caitrina Oakes, managing director, Vetoquinol UK and Ireland, was elected as the new Chair of NOAH for 2021/22. Speaking at the NOAH Members event that followed, Ms Oakes outlined some of the areas she would be prioritising...
  12. Farm Business RSS

    Anpario updates on half year performance

    Written by John Swire Anpario plc, the independent manufacturer of natural sustainable animal feed additives for health, nutrition and biosecurity gave an update statement at its Annual General Meeting. Chief executive Richard Edwards made the following comments: “The Company has delivered...
  13. Farm Business RSS

    New savings account helps support #CleanAirDay

    Written by John Swire Everyone wants to do their bit to save the planet, but setting aside money to fund such activities can be tricky. That’s where a new savings account can help – it keeps savers’ money safe while funding woodland creation projects across the UK. And Clean Air Day (17 June)...
  14. Cows 'n grass

    Feed rate in at higher prices?

    I deliberately cut cow numbers by more than 10% for this year to make for a more sustainable system that is less dependent on bought in feed and fertilizer I am currently feeding 3.5 kg fw of 16% cake for 1.8 kg MS. Cake is £250ish a ton. On an Arla contract my seasonal (B) litres are worth...
  15. Agriland RSS

    Vets question animal welfare safeguards in light of Australia trade deal

    Written by William Kellett The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has questioned how the government will protect the UK’s high animal health and welfare standards, following the announcement of the UK-Australia trade deal. Although the trade deal includes a cap on tariff-free imports for 15...
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    UK secures market access to Japan for exports of UK poultry meat

    Written by William Kellett The UK has secured market access to Japan for imports of UK poultry meat – opening up new opportunities for UK farmers, producers and exporters in the world’s third largest economy. The agreement is estimated to be worth up to £13 million per year by the industry...
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    Always Learning!

    Always Learning! Written by Bart van de Ven is one of my favourite people to follow on social media. Listen as we talk about emigrating to New Zealand from Holland, settling in to Kiwi life, his journey along the dairy farming ladder, mental health, and the hilarious and honest videos that he...
  18. CPM RSS

    Cereals 2021 WILL go ahead as planned

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Organisers of this year’s Cereals Event have confirmed that the event will still go ahead, despite the delay in the lifting of lockdown restrictions. Charlotte Cunningham reports. As an outdoor agricultural event (Phase 2 of lockdown lifting 12 April 2021)...
  19. Muck Spreader

    Army to deliver food to shops!

    Federation of Wholesale Distributors is saying that the shortage of lorry drives due to Brexit and covid is now so acute that the army should be put on standby to deliver food to shops...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    Batters calls for Government assurances over impact of UK-Australia trade deal on UK farmers

    Written by Alistair Driver NFU president Minette Batters has called for assurances from Government over the impact of a UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement on UK farmers, after an Agreement in Principle was announced today. Under the deal, tariffs on meat imports from Australia will be phased...
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