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How a farmer slashed milking times and improved...
by Rhian Price on May 27, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Farmers Weekly A Shropshire dairy farmer has cut milking times by two hours a day, improved udder health and reduced antibiotics use by making small tweaks to his parlour settings. Robert Mayer, who […]
Dry conditions see growers downgrade wheat crop...
by Andrew Meredith on May 27, 2020 at 1:45 pm
Farmers Weekly UK farmers have given a gloomy assessment of the state of their crops, as the effects of dry weather intensifies. They have rated less than one-third of the UK’s wheat crop as […]
Coronavirus: Woman runs lockdown marathon in...
by Ed Henderson on May 27, 2020 at 1:25 pm
Farmers Weekly A runner who had her marathon event postponed because of coronavirus has used a farmer’s fields in Shropshire to complete the distance and raise more than £500 for charity. […]
US farm antibiotics use ‘five times higher’...
by Philip Case on May 27, 2020 at 12:03 pm
Farmers Weekly US livestock receive dosage levels of antibiotics more than five times higher than those used on UK farms, new research shows. Figures published in a report (PDF) by the campaign group […]
120 sheep stolen from Cornwall farmer
by Ed Henderson on May 27, 2020 at 8:52 am
Farmers Weekly Police are appealing for information after 120 sheep were stolen from a farm in Cornwall. The theft happened on 15 May from a farm near Beals Mill, Callington. Anyone with information […]
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Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Chair raises 'pressing challenges' faced by those struggling to access food
on May 20, 2020 at 12:01 am
COVID-19 and food supply: third public evidence session announced
on May 14, 2020 at 12:39 pm
COVID-19 and food supply: second public evidence session announced
on May 7, 2020 at 12:25 pm
New funding announced for dairy farmers
on May 7, 2020 at 11:52 am
Committee receives briefing from fisheries experts
on April 30, 2020 at 4:12 pm