General Farming Knowledge Centre
29-01-2012 00:00 AM | Viewed 4209 times

What Next for UK Poultry?

Despite operating in one of the highest value-add markets in the EU, the UK poultry industry is suffering as a result of high feed prices, limited volume growth and oversupply
09-12-2011 00:00 AM | Viewed 3410 times

Water for Life

Water for Life describes a vision for future water management in which the water sector is resilient, in which water companies are more efficient and customer focused, and in which water is valued as the precious and finite resource it is.
06-12-2011 00:00 AM | Viewed 3275 times


There’s been change at the top of the Holstein bull proof rankings published this week (6 December 2011) by DairyCo Breeding+, with the high production bull, ALH Dakota moving up to number one position.
24-11-2011 00:00 AM | Viewed 2462 times

Wold Top Brewery brews up clean energy

Wold Top is an award winning micro-brewery located on the Yorkshire coast. The UK’s Feed-in-Tariff program enables Wold Top Brewery and farm to produce clean, renewable wind energy.
24-11-2011 00:00 AM | Viewed 4135 times

Silverford Renewables

Barry wanted to distribute the Endurance 50kW wind turbine to fill out his existing product line between his 11kW and 225kW wind turbine.
11-11-2011 00:00 AM | Viewed 1219 times

US Grains Council global update

U.S. exports are likely to face strong competition from Ukrainian corn and feed wheat exports, reported Cary Sifferath, USGC regional director.
11-10-2011 00:00 AM | Viewed 1755 times

Fair or Fowl Play?

An independent report examining the impact of EU legislation on the future of UK egg production
06-09-2011 00:00 AM | Viewed 2348 times

EFRA Report - Welfare of laying hens directive

The Welfare of Laying Hens Directive— Implications for the egg industry
29-07-2011 00:00 AM | Viewed 2472 times

Free Range Eggs - Water medication and beyond

What protocols can be put into place to help prevent the recurrence of disease or the development of other problems as a consequence of antibiotic therapy.
29-07-2011 00:00 AM | Viewed 2795 times

Free Range Hens - A post peak dip in production?

For each flock of new pullets it is exciting to see the production increasing week by week as they approach a peak to production. Disappointment can follow however, when having reached peak production.