Scientists have used genetic engineering to develop a more efficient and effective vaccine against Marek’s disease – a move which could pave the way for a new generation of poultry vaccines.
Lincolnshire farmer Meryl Ward will not to put herself forward for re-appointment when her term of office as chairman of AHDB Pork ends next month.
Graduates on the Warburtons management trainee programme took a day out from working with the latest baking equipment to learn how the process was completed in years gone by.
Fengrain has launched a new late-entry spring barley marketing pool to assist growers without a contract who are using the crop as part of a strategy to beat blackgrass.
Suffolk-based maltster Muntons has appointed farmer-owned grain co-operative Openfield Agriculture as one of two strategic suppliers of malting barley.
The start of the New Year has seen the arrival of the 30th edition of the UK Pesticide Guide – jointly published by British Crop Production Council and CAB International.
Syngenta has announced the launch of its Hyvido hybrid barley cashback yield guarantee for 2017.
Agronomist Lucy Cottingham has been appointed to the newly created post of marketing and technical manager with BASIS Registration – the charity responsible for training and standards across a range of agricultural and related land-based sectors.
Two local farmers attended last month’s Oxford Farming Conference courtesy of the Norfolk Scholar programme, which is run by the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association in association with property consultants Bidwells.
Farmland market continues to show extreme variability – but price is only part of the story, says Michael Fiddes.