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We have presented evidence regarding the causes of tail biting (TB) and feather pecking (FP). A novel and key aspect of our approach is to...
Emma I Brunberg, Norwegian Centre for Organic Agriculture et al in Frontiers in Veterinary Science ~ 25th Jul 2016 ~ 4am
This AHDB Beef & Lamb guide provides detailed guidance on the characteristics and management of chicory and plantain for sheep and beef farms....
AHDB Beef and Lamb on the Agricology website ~ 25th Jul 2016 ~ 4am
I usually read the opinion columns in The Times. They are generally thoughtful and at times provocative. However, I was dismayed by the lack of...
Jim Orson, Orson's Oracle ~ 22nd Jul 2016 ~ 2pm
International research led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found how plants, such as rice and wheat, sense and respond to extreme...
Science Daily ~ 22nd Jul 2016 ~ 8am
R. Howard Skinner, a physiological plant ecologist and member of the USDA-ARS-Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit has been looking...
ScienceDaily ~ 22nd Jul 2016 ~ 8am
For years, the accepted target weight for yearling replacement beef heifers at breeding was 65% of their mature weight. Recently that target has...
Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University on Cattle Network ~ 22nd Jul 2016 ~ 7am
Don’t forget the importance of our farmers’ welfare urges FCN The Farming Community Network (FCN) is urging policy makers not to ignore...
FCN ~ 22nd Jul 2016 ~ 7am

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On Friday, the EU Commission approved three types of genetically modified soybean for import into the EU.
Fri, 22/07/2016 - 15:45
No clear answers from government, but much ado about funding as Lords debate how Brexit will affect farmers, and ask what arrangements Defra is...
Thu, 21/07/2016 - 17:41
Prince Charles has unveiled a new programme that will help support 300 vulnerable farm businesses a year.
Thu, 21/07/2016 - 12:55
There will be a debate on the government's preparations for Brexit and how these will affect farmers in the House of Lords on Thursday.
Thu, 21/07/2016 - 11:08

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