New app allows farmers to search for bulls

A new livestock matching app named Tudder is due to be launched on 14 February. The app features profiles of farm animals from 43,000 farms across the UK, representing about one-third of all UK farms Farmers will swipe right for yes and left for no in the search for...

Key dates for BPS, CS and ES

The Rural Payments Agency has put together a timeline of the important dates for 2019 to be aware of for Basic Payments Scheme, Countryside Stewardship and Environmental Stewardship.   The dates and further information are available on the RPA website.  Alternatively...

Nuffield Farming Scholarships are open for applications

Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust has opened its doors for 2020 applications.  The closing date is 31 July 2019. To date, 854 Scholars from the UK and over 1600 Scholars worldwide have been awarded Scholarships which have gone a long way in helping advance the food...

Salmonella Typhimurium in sheep

Animal and Plant Health Agency has recently investigated incidents of a potential new strain of Salmonella Typhimurium in sheep. This strain of Salmonella is associated with an on-going human outbreak.  More information is available on the APHA website.