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10th Jan 2017


Defra to move in with Home Office as savings bite

Defra is moving. The Department's staff will move into premises occupied by the Home Office in early 2018, saving an estimated £2m a year.

9th Jan 2017


APHA meetings - David Black award winner to issue biosecurity advice

Advice on pig health and biosecurity will be on offer from this year's David Black Award winner as APHA hosts meetings in late January/early February. 

5th Jan 2017


Immigration will be Brexit priority, Minister tells NPA

Controlling immigration will be a Brexit priority for the Government, Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill has told the NPA.

4th Jan 2017


Defra Ministers fail to provide Brexit answers at Oxford conference

Delegates at the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) hoping for answers from Defra Ministers on some of the big Brexit issues were left largely unsated. 

2nd Jan 2017


BVA sends New Year message to vets in languages of 27 member states

At the start of a year which is likely to see Article 50 triggered, the BVA has sent New Year greetings to vets around the world in the languages of the EU. 

1st Jan 2017

30th Dec 2016


Waitrose stocking new pork shoulder products

As debate continues around the issue of new product development in the pork sector, Waitrose is stocking some interesting new lines.

27th Dec 2016


Red Tractor offers tips on scheme compliance

Red Tractor has published a 'Top Tips' flyer for producers to helping them to prepare for an assessment and avoid non-corformances. 

26th Dec 2016


Reminder on rodenticide rule change and options

The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use has reminded farmers about the options they have available following recent rule changes.

24th Dec 2016


Livestock sectors to set antibiotic objectives

The UK livestock sectors will define objectives to reduce, refine and replace antibiotic use over the coming months.