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    Staffordshire farmer fined for animal neglect

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland A livestock farmer from Staffordshire Moorlands has been fined a total of £1250 and given a 12-month community order for animal neglect offences. 67-year-old Alan Belfield pleaded guilty to 18 charges of animal neglect and failing to correctly dispose...
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    Bird flu outbreak in Cheshire East

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Bird flu (avian influenza) has been confirmed on a commercial poultry farm in Warmingham, Chesire East, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has said. A 3km protection Zone and 10km surveillance Zone has been put in place...
  3. Grahamc94

    Adding a new breed to a suckler herd

    We are currently running Angus & Hereford bulls with cows and heifers and I’m in the past we’ve also ran a limousin as well. Looking to re introduce an easy calving limousin in the near future but also looking for another breed (tired stabiliser and it wasn’t great). Looking for a breed with...
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    British Wool relaunches young farmers’ training offer

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland British Wool and the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) are collaborating for a fourth year in 2022, and relaunching the Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) training offer. As in previous years, British Wool’s training offer is offering young...
  5. Rob_AD

    Fiat 110-90 makes £64,000 at auction

    I’m just going to leave this here. Hammer went down today, Draperstown Northern Ireland. £64,000
  6. bluegreen

    British Medical Journal demands immediate release of all covid 19 vaccines treatments data.
  7. Barleycorn

    Excellent article about rewilding
  8. montys

    antibiotic failures appeals

    cow cut teat had ubro red milked in dump bucket day 12 went in by missstake delvo test tank cow and tank sample to dairy hauler how delvo to cow failed my tank passed and all so the hailer but after collection the load sample from my tank nmr lab produced a failer . is nmr using...
  9. MX7

    Carbon Neutral vs Heat Neutral atmosphere.

    How can being carbon neutral cool down the atmosphere. Surely while mankind is using internal combustion engines/jet engines, electricity from power stations those power sources are/will be heating up the atmosphere, “ how does being carbon neutral actually cool down the hot air emitted from...
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    Resolved IR cattle TB

    If a resolved IR animal occured before 1st November 2017 when the new policy came in , are these cattle restricted to there original holding for life?
  11. Agriland RSS

    Inaugural Great British Calf Week to take place in February

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The inaugural Great British Calf Week will take place between February 2 and February 9, to celebrate the progress that has been made by the industry since the launch of the GB Dairy Calf Strategy in 2020 and raise awareness of the work of the strategy...
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    Agri ministers to discuss soil quality and land use at global forum

    Written by Rubina Freiberg from Agriland The annual Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is due to take place next week with focus on global soil quality and sustainable land use. This year's event - hosted by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) in Berlin - will focus...
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    Decisions on rural schools should not be purely cost-driven – Sugden

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland East Derry MLA Claire Sugden has expressed concern that the vital contribution of rural schools to their communities is not being considered in a purely cost-driven approach to school sustainability. A report by the Education Authority last week...
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    Bathing water classifications 2021

    Bathing water classifications 2021 Written by Defra Press Office There has been coverage today including in The Independent and ENDS Report on the bathing water classifications for 2021. The results show that 99% of bathing waters in England have passed water quality standards following...
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    Forestry Commission takes action to combat tree disease

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Forestry Commission (FC) has introduced new measures to take combat the spread of the tree pathogen Phytophthora pluvialis. The UK chief plant health officer has confirmed further findings of the disease in woodlands in the affected areas: Devon...
  16. Farm Business RSS

    Forestry Commission takes further action on new tree disease

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Woodland managers, landowners, tree nurseries and the forest industry are being urged to remain vigilant after the Forestry Commission (FC) introduced extended demarcated areas in Devon, Cornwall and Cumbria to combat the spread of the tree pathogen...
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    New UK-India project to tackle fall armyworm

    New UK-India project to tackle fall armyworm Smallholders in India will be able to trial a new monitoring tool to assist in the fight against prolific crop pest fall armyworm, thanks to a recently launched international agri-tech project. Although native to the Americas, fall armyworm...
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    Declaration for non farm assured holdings

    Lamb cheque from local MKT came yesterday, as well as the usual blank license for next time there's a "sheep/goat owner/keeper declaration " form for non assured holdings and if you don't complete then your stock will be sold as not compliant for export. Who's bright idea is this and what's the...
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    DSM and Thai company to measure sustainability of animal farming

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland Global science-based company, Royal DSM and CPF (Thailand) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an aim to measure and improve the environmental footprint and sustainability of animal protein production. This will be done through the use of...
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    Bird flu: Doncaster community urged to avoid bird droppings

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland People is Doncaster are being urged to avoid dead birds and bird droppings as avian influenza (bird flu) has been found in dead birds in the area. In a statement on social media, Doncaster Council said: “We have today received confirmation from Defra...