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NFU raises livestock worrying concerns with MPs and Peers

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Farmer and National Farmers Union livestock board chairman Charles Sercombe has told MPs and Peers that livestock worrying is a major concern for the industry.

9:01am Saturday 25 March 2017

MPs and Peers met recently to hear about the scourge of dog attacks on livestock


MPs and Peers met recently to hear about the scourge of dog attacks on livestock, and what is being done to address the problem.

1:23pm Friday 24 March 2017

Livestock farmers urged to post-mortem suspected cases of Schmallenberg disease


Livestock producers across the country are being urged to submit lambs with suspected Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) for post-mortem examination as the number of confirmed cases continues to grow.

11:02am Tuesday 21 March 2017

Duchy College wins NIAB Agronomy Cup

Duchy College wins NIAB Agronomy Cup

Four agricultural students from Cornwall's Duchy College are the winners of the NIAB Agronomy Cup, and now hold the title 'the best student wheat growers in the country'.

4:25pm Monday 20 March 2017

Sticking with traditional fertiliser approach could be costing livestock producers dearly


Livestock producers could get significantly more out of their grassland and save money by moving to 'new generation' fertilisers, according to Dr George Fisher.

1:01pm Saturday 11 March 2017

The Berkeley Show is back for 2017


The Berkeley Show is due to return for its 114th year on June 25, a change from the traditional August Bank holiday date.

5:01pm Friday 17 March 2017

The stage is set for the 122nd Devon County Show: Celebrating farming, food, fun and rural life

Devon County Show 2010

The Devon County Agricultural Association (DCAA) is putting the finishing touches to the county’s largest annual event, the 122nd Devon County Show, which runs from May 18-20 at Westpoint, Exeter.

10:58am Thursday 16 March 2017

Royal Bath & West Show to host new horse area

Royal Bath and West Show

Excitement is building for the Royal Bath & West Show, as this years event is set to host a new £120,000 horse area.

11:02am Wednesday 8 March 2017

Nutritionist warns that magnesium supplementation is crucial


Livestock farmers are recommended to put more emphasis on effective magnesium supplementation around turnout this spring, particularly for lactating cows and ewes.

5:01pm Thursday 16 March 2017

CLA support landowners who are calling for drone regulation


The Country Land and Business Association are supporting landowners in the South West who are calling for regulation on drone use to protect people, privacy and livestock.

3:01pm Wednesday 15 March 2017
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