General Farming Knowledge Centre
21-08-2014 05:06 AM | Viewed 111 times

July 2014 milk production figures

The United Kingdom wholesale milk deliveries totalled 1,230.8 million litres in July, the fourth month of the new milk year, figures released by the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) show. At the same time last year this figure was 1,143.6 million litres. The cumulative total for the year is now 5,083.9 million litres. At the same point in 2013 this figure was 4,667.1 million litres.
18-08-2014 03:19 AM | Viewed 249 times

Livestock Keeper Satisfaction and Communication Survey Results

AHVLA has received largely positive feedback from livestock keepers about their experience of interacting with AHVLA staff and services.Four hundred livestock keepers provided feedback for a  satisfaction survey. Satisfaction levels have been maintained over the last two years and the survey highlighted areas of particular success, including AHVLA’s laboratory testing service, which received the highest satisfaction rating of 8.1 out of 10. Although the survey showed a broadly positive perception of the agency the survey identified some areas where improvements can be made, in particular written communications and query resolution).
15-08-2014 08:19 AM | Viewed 331 times

African and classical swine fever - GB disease control strategy

This disease control strategy for African and classical swine fever in Great Britain sets out the disease control measures we would consider if African or classical swine fever was suspected or confirmed in pigs in Great Britain.
15-08-2014 08:17 AM | Viewed 335 times

Bluetongue - GB disease control strategy

Sets out the disease control measures we would consider if bluetongue virus was suspected or confirmed in farm animals.
14-08-2014 06:20 AM | Viewed 411 times

CAP Reform - The new Common Agricultural Policy

Latest information about new CAP schemes in England, including more detail about greening, crop diversification and Ecological Focus Areas.
13-08-2014 09:53 AM | Viewed 339 times

2014 badger cull control policy

Consultations with the British Veterinary Association (BVA) about various topics relating to Defra's 2014 badger cull control policy.
01-08-2014 14:37 PM | Viewed 696 times

SEPRA Market Report - 1st August 2014

SEPRA Market Report - 1st August 2014
28-07-2014 01:33 AM | Viewed 551 times

Badger Vaccination Fund 2014

This TB Information Note explains that we are re-opening the Badger Vaccination Fund for 2014 for badger vaccination projects in selected counties. The note explains what the Badger Vaccination Fund is and the support available from it, how to apply and when.It also provides information about a new Badger Edge Vaccination Scheme that will replace the existing Badger Vaccination Fund and is intended to support larger scale vaccination and provide longer term financial and other support.
21-07-2014 12:13 PM | Viewed 757 times

Log exports from Canada and the US to Asia have increased this year

Log exports from Canada and the US to Asia have increased this yearwith the shipment from the US South being 130 % higher than in 2013,reports the North American Wood Fiber Review.
16-07-2014 11:09 AM | Viewed 786 times

Rural Payments Agency business plan 2014 to 2015

This document contains the following information: Rural Payments Agency (RPA) business plan 2013 to 2014.