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LIZ Truss’s surprise elevation to Defra Secretary of State has been met with “uneasy optimism” by the agricultural community, a large number of whom had a grudging respect for Owen Cameron who, after a shaky start, had earned this respect through his no-nonsense approach and appetite for hard work.
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THE ability to easily check a calf’s BVD status online has gained momentum with the announcement by XLVets of the launch of a central, fully-accessible web-based database that provides verification of a negative test result for the disease.
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FARMERS, producers and suppliers to major retailers are not raising groceries code issues because of fear of retribution, according to the results of a YouGov survey into the effectiveness of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA).
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THE Pirbright Institute in Surrey has been fined £72,350 (£22,350 in fines and £50,000 in costs) by City of London magistrates after admitting it failed to ensure biosecurity when carrying out experiments on cattle infected with the foot-and-mouth virus.
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DAIRY farmer Paul Gould, who farms near Gillingham in Dorset, is facing the prospect of losing nearly a quarter of his closed dairy herd after the animals reacted positively at his latest routine bovine TB test.
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INTEREST from farmers, processors and retailers in the newly-published Protected Geographical Indications (PGIs) for West Country beef and lamb has been incredibly positive, with many seeing it as a huge boost for the region.
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THE concerns of thousands of farmers in England over the three crop rule, which will be a requirement of the next CAP, have again been raised with the European Commission by NFU president Peter Kendall.
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