Category: News

British Wool update

by Gareth Jones, Producer Marketing Manager AfTEr a bright start the global cross-bred wool market in the 2018 season proved extremely challenging from September onwards, due to the unforeseen US-China trade war. In the...

Distributed Ledger Technology

by Dr C L Williams and Dr PC Wootton-Beard, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University AS part of a complex global food supply chain, the agricultural industry relies on having a trustworthy system for...

Agricultural pollution – where are we now?

The data available for agricultural pollution incidents from January 2010 to February 2018 shows only 1 per cent of farms in Wales to have been recorded as having a substantiated pollution incident, but some...

The amazing ruminant gut

by Dr Cate Williams, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University The ruminant gut has evolved and adapted over millions of years into the efficient and dynamic system that we are familiar with today....

The British Farming Awards 2019 are now open!

The search to find UK food and farming’s unsung heroes has been launched as the British Farming Awards 2019 opens for entries. With the agricultural industry contributing more than £24 billion to the UK...

HSE warns farmers of livestock risks

FArMErs are being told they must pay closer attention to health and safety after HsE raises concerns over recent livestock handling incidents. Each year a number of people are killed or injured in incidents...

Do you hold the Golden Fleece?

British Wool has launched the 2019 Golden Fleece Competition, designed to showcase the exceptional quality of British produced wool. Managed by British Wool in association with JG Animal health, farmers registered with British Wool...