Including a grass ley in the arable rotation can deliver benefits on a far wider scale than the standard break crop, says Mike Warner.
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.
Pig semen from the UK has been used for the first time in India to improve its breeding stock and produce better quality pork.
A bespoke poultry programme aimed at developing skills and knowledge of young people in one of Britain’s biggest farming sectors, has been hailed a success.
Restrictions to help protect poultry avian influenza will remain in place at least until the end of this month, the government has confirmed.
Funding has tripled in support of an industry business plan to help UK farming play its part in the global drive to reduce the use of antibiotics animal and human medicine.
Dairy farmers are being advised to produce more milk from forage and rely less on bought-in feeds, which have risen in price following last year’s Brexit vote.
A successful East of England Smithfield Festival last month saw a busy two days of top class judging, competitions and seminars – culminating in the sale of livestock.
AHDB Beef & Lamb is looking for research and industry collaborators to form a five-year Beef Knowledge Partnership focusing on key areas of beef production.