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    SURVEY FOR FINAL YEAR DISSERTATION- the impact of Fusarium Head Blight with future predictions

    As part of my final year at Bath University I am conducting a study to create an up to date model for the impact of Fusarium Head Blight in the UK with future climate predictions. A main focus of my study will be how the increasing area of maize being grown is likely to impact FHB occurrence...
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    FREE Fluke test

    Free fluke test! Do you have a problem with liver fluke or rumen fluke infections in your animals? If so we would like your help! Our project aims to identify Closantel resistance in liver fluke on sheep farms across the UK which would save time and money on unnecessary worming for your flock...
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    FREE Fluke Test

    Free fluke test! Do you have a problem with liver fluke or rumen fluke infections in your animals? If so we would like your help! Our project aims to identify Closantel resistance in liver fluke on sheep farms across the UK which would save time and money on unnecessary worming for your flock...
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    Free Liver Fluke Test

    Free fluke test! Do you have a problem with liver fluke or rumen fluke infections in your animals? If so we would like your help! Our project aims to identify Closantel resistance in liver fluke on sheep farms across the UK which would save time and money on unnecessary worming for your flock...
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    Post 2: Second survey digital dermatitis foot trimming hygiene

    Dear reader We are a group of researchers at the University of Liverpool who are researching possible transmission routes for digital dermatitis. Last year, we ran a short survey to understand hygiene practices carried out during foot trimming. The results of this survey can be found in the...
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    survey on future abstractions

    Dear colleagues, As you might be aware the Environment Agency is reviewing the abstraction licensing regime. In our research we are looking into ways the new system could support the fulfilment of abstraction demand while protecting environmental flows with a particular focus on climate change...
  7. jwithhens

    Are plastics polluting our fields?

    I am currently looking into the use of plastics within farming, My father is a livestock farmer, who started using plastics to cover hay in the 1960s and since then says that the use of plastics have increased within agriculture Therefore, I would like to look into the use of plastics in...
  8. jwithhens

    Plastics in agriculture

    Hi everyone, I am researching plastic within agriculture, my father started using plastics to cover hay in the 1960s and since then plastics have increased. Therefore I would like to investigate the use of plastics today within crop cover such as plastic mulch. My father said scientists have...
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    extreme weather in Cheshire?

    for my dissertation I am looking at extreme weather events in Cheshire and any experiences of this. if any Cheshire farmers could answer my survey I would really appreciate it! if you think there is a more pressing issue on farming, maybe veganuary, Brexit, funding etc. then on the last page it...
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    WANTED - Farmers extreme weather experiences

    Living in rural Cheshire and being from a farming family, I decided that I wanted to research farmers experiences of extreme weather events for my University dissertation. In order to do this I am needing as many respondents as possible to take 10-15 minutes to answer my short survey regarding...
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    Recruitment for Soil Health Discussions (Interviews and Focus Groups)

    Hi all, My name's Nancy and I am a PhD student with the University of Sheffield. My research focuses on soil health, with particular interest in farmer perception of soil health. I would like to recruit arable farmers to participate in my research on soil health, I intend to conduct Focus...
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    Ethnoveterinary Medicine - can you help?

    Elder was traditionally used as a medicine to treat foot-rot in cattle (Norfolk), Yarrow to treat red-water fever in cattle (Caernarvonshire), and Foxglove to treat mange or fleas in dogs (Gloucestershire). Plants have been used for thousands of years in the British Isles to treat animals, or as...
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    Sheep sector wellbeing research

    This survey has been created as part of an undergraduate research project at Imperial College London. The topics covered include potential challenges and opportunities associated with Brexit, as well as feelings towards your work. The survey is ANONYMOUS, consists of 4 questions and takes <5...
  14. Vienna114

    Crop growth monitoring

    Hello! I am currently working on a university project with a team of researchers, and I have some questions that some of you might be able to help me with. I would really appreciate it if you could take the time to respond to my post. We are looking for use cases for a new monitoring...
  15. S

    Hemp flower farming.

    Trying to decide the best area to start a large-scale hemp flower outdoor grow operation, farm will start small but hoping to scale up with the addition of professionals to our team after proving its viability. In addition to this, trying to find some information on the specific nutrients we...
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    Why do you interact with your vet

    Hello, If anybody would be able to spare 5 minutes to fill out my dissertation questionnaire that would be fantastic. I am looking at the reasons why sheep farmers and vets interact and where there is a barrier. If you are solely a sheep farmer or have a sheep enterprise on the side, I would...
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    Sheep Farmer communication with vets

    Hello, I am looking for as many people as possible to answer my short questionnaire for my university dissertation. I am looking at the level of interaction between farmers with sheep flocks and vets in the South West of England, and how these barriers can be removed and interaction can be...
  18. Mossy-95

    Joint Venture Farming Perceptions

    Hello all If you haven't seen a previous post, I am currently undertaking an honours research project on JVFA's. My data collection must end next week, and I am short of responses! If you are involved in agriculture, regardless of whether you are minor not in a JVFA or a contractor, your...
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    Dissertation Survey

    Morning, I am looking for as many people as possible to answer my short questionnaire for my university dissertation. I am looking at the level of interaction between farmers with sheep flocks and vets in the South West of England, and how these barriers can be removed and interaction can be...
  20. T

    Farmers interaction with their vet in the South West

    Good Morning, I am still looking for quite a few responses from farmers in the South West of England. I am looking at the interaction between sheep farmers and vets, and what the primary reasons are for using a vet and how the level of communication has changed, suggested strategies to improve...

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