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New appointments for AHDB Arable Knowledge Exchange

New appointments for AHDB Arable Knowledge Exchange

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has announced four potato-focused appointments to join the newly formed Arable Knowledge Exchange team. Bringing together a wider range of expertise for the industry, AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds and AHDB Potatoes Knowledge Exchange have united to create a single Arable Team. Graham Bannister has been promoted to Senior […]

New approach to mastitis ‘almost halves’ farmer’s antibiotic costs

New approach to mastitis ‘almost halves’ farmer’s antibiotic costs

At a recent event hosted on Bryn Jones’ farm near Oswestry local farmers heard how AHDB Dairy’s Mastitis Control Plan had helped him to significantly reduce the rate of new clinical mastitis cases and reduce antibiotic use across his 800-cow herd, delivering annual savings of around £57,000. This downward trend is encouraging as the livestock […]

New AHDB Dairy indexes show stability at the top

New AHDB Dairy indexes show stability at the top

The new genetic indexes are published for Holstein bulls this week (11 August) as the first under the new AHDB Dairy banner. The theme at the top of the proven sire ranking is one of stability, as Gen-I-Beq Lavaman holds convincingly on to his number one position with a Profitable Lifetime Index (PLI) of £615. […]

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