nutrition

  1. Farm Business RSS

    Anpario maintains sales and profit levels in first half of year

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Anpario plc the independent manufacturer of natural sustainable animal feed additives for animal health, nutrition and biosecurity has announced its results for the six months to 30 June 2021. Sales revenue at actual exchange rates was down just 1...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    World’s first scalable production of algae from carbon emissions aims to revolutionise protein in animal feed

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A pioneering global partnership between responsible protein specialists Livalta, an AB Agri company, and technology leader Pond Technology will create the world’s first commercially viable production of algae-based animal feed ingredients from CO2...
  3. Agriland RSS

    87% of global agri producer support is ‘price distorting and environmentally harmful’ – UN

    Written by Kathleen O'Sullivan from Agriland 87% of global support to producers in the agricultural sector is “price distorting and environmentally and socially harmful”, according to the UN. A new report is calling for the “repurposing” of the $470 billion in support. Total global support...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Reducing calving age linked to 13% increase in lifetime dairy cow performance

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Northern Ireland farmers are costing themselves thousands in additional heifer rearing costs by calving on average four and a half months after the 24-month recommended target. Improving dairy herd genetics offers the potential to deliver a five-fold...
  5. CPM RSS

    Tech Talk – Making the most of nutrients

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Sulphur can be the limiting factor in many soils when it comes to plant growth and nutrient uptake. Autumn-applied Polysulphate could help crop plants become more efficient. CPM finds out more. Growth is dictated not by total resources available...
  6. AHDB News

    Tell it Like it is

    Tell it like it is is a joint industry-initiative between Dairy UK and AHDB. "Tell it like it is" was set up to help dairy farmers and stakeholders within the supply chain communicate and promote the health benefits of dairy. Dairy farmers are a trusted source of information for the British...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Crop establishment – there is no room for error

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The Potash Development Association (PDA) has highlighted the importance of getting both soil structure and chemistry right now, when it comes to determining crop establishment rates and the final yields delivered by winter cereals. Soils should be...
  8. Farm Business RSS

    Attention to detail needed to get best from grass silage

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The latest results from Trouw Nutrition GB confirm the early indications for the prospects from first cut grass silages and provide new information on second cuts and wholecrop. They highlight that considerable variability means forages will need...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Research confirms the need for holistic approach to dairy nutrition

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland A series of Crystalyx-funded trials, carried out at a number of renowned international research centres, has confirmed the absolute priority for dairy farmers to meet the nutritional needs of their animals in a holistic sense. This principle holds...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Queen’s study explains how flavonoid-rich foods help lower blood pressure

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland New research carried out at Queen’s University has found part of the reason why consuming flavonoid-rich foods like red wine, berries, apples, pears and tea on a regular basis could help reduce blood pressure. A higher intake of flavonoid-rich foods is...
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    Science denial

  12. Agriland RSS

    Trouw invests £2 million in upgrades to Belfast mill

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Animal nutrition company Trouw Nutrition has reinvested £2 million in its Belfast mill. The updates, which include the purchase of new machinery and increased packaging capacity, aim to increase production and modernise the plant’s operations to support...
  13. Agriland RSS

    HCC launches new educational resources for schools

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland A brand-new platform and package of educational resources aimed at teachers and health professionals in Wales have been launched today.(Monday, September 6). To coincide with the start of the academic year, Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has...
  14. CPM RSS

    Research briefing – Agronomic need determines success

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF One of the biggest concerns growers have about applying biostimulants is whether they will see a return on their investment. Years of research and development at Omex indicate a targeted approach will give the best results. CPM finds out more...
  15. News

    NEW LIFELONG APPROACH TO DAIRY EFFICIENCY

    A new approach to dairy nutrition based on extensive research will help dairy farmers improve health and performance at all stages of a dairy cow’s life. Leading feed block manufacturers and innovators Crystalyx have used their 40 years’ experience in UK ruminant agriculture to develop the...
  16. Farm Business RSS

    Yara acquires Finnish Ecolan to expand its organic fertilizer business

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Yara has announced the acquisition of Ecolan Oy, a Finnish producer of recycled fertilizers. This is Yara’s first acquisition in the organic fertilizer segment and reflects their commitment to play a bigger role in organic farming and in contributing to...
  17. Jensen04

    Should i breed of ewe lambs at 6 months?

    hi, i have 7 ewe lambs that are coming up 6 months, and I would like to breed off them, I've read a few things about it, but I would like some farmers advice if anyone can help? is it good or bad? is it possible?
  18. dconlon

    Ewe breeding for reduced mastitis

    The rate of post turnout mastitis in my Mule x Texel flock is twice that of my Mule flock. We've had a particularly bad year for mastitis this year so I'm wondering about an alternative to the Mule x Texel which will still produce a tighter skinned lamb but with less mastitis. I'd be really...
  19. dconlon

    Ewe breeding for reduced mastitis

    The rate of post turnout mastitis in my Mule x Texel flock is twice that of my Mule flock. We've had a particularly bad year for mastitis this year so I'm wondering about an alternative to the Mule x Texel which will still produce a tighter skinned lamb but with less mastitis. I'd be really...
  20. Bald Rick

    When is a vegetarian not a vegetarian?

    When it's a giant tortoise of Fregate Island in the Seychelles ..... Long thought to be exclusively a herbivore, video proof has now appeared on one actively stalking, catching and eating a Noddy Tern chick...
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