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The next trend for milk isn’t a plant-based alternative: It’s cow’s milk—with a twist. Though nearly identical to the stuff...
Genetic Literacy Project ~ 16th Jan 2017 ~ 2pm
Much is spoken and written about ‘grass-fed’ in Ireland? But how is/will the label be used? Will ‘grass-fed’ be a...
Stuart Meikle, Agrifood Solutions blog ~ 16th Jan 2017 ~ 2pm
Evidence suggests the frequent use of certain antimicrobials (AM) in food-producing animals may reduce their effectiveness as treatments for both...
The Dairy Site ~ 16th Jan 2017 ~ 2pm
Red clover is an easy species to grow and is very drought tolerant. It thrives in a wide range of soils in temperate climates, and does well all year...
AgroNews ~ 16th Jan 2017 ~ 8am
Gene-editing techniques could help to improve stocks of farmed pigs by boosting supplies of sperm from prized sires. Scientists have created male...
ScienceDaily ~ 16th Jan 2017 ~ 6am
Business succession is one of the most important decisions that business owners have to make. Failure to have a plan for succession can have serious...
William Waterfield, The Farm Consultancy Group ~ 16th Jan 2017 ~ 6am
This report reviews the existing scientific evidence regarding the impact of organic food on human health from an EU perspective and the potential...
European Parliament Briefing, EPRS ~ 15th Jan 2017 ~ 2pm

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The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed H5N8 avian flu in a flock of turkeys at a farm in East Lindsey, Lincolnshire.
Mon, 16/01/2017 - 21:56
A team from the National Pig Association will meet with government Brexit minister David Jones to discuss Brexit concerns next month.
Mon, 16/01/2017 - 16:56
The cause of newborn "shaking piglets" has been identified - a previously unknown virus.
Mon, 16/01/2017 - 14:12
Last week, the European Commission registered a European Citizens Initiative (ECI) calling on the Commission to propose a ban on glyphosate.
Mon, 16/01/2017 - 13:18

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