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20 November 2018

A project to extend a Scottish ramularia forecast service to the rest of the UK resulted in the cessation of the forecast completely.

19 November 2018

The encyclopaedia of arable weeds has a new look, making it even easier to use.

19 November 2018

Five new Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) for traits that farmers are directly paid for have been developed to help farmers improve profits by producing more beef animals that meet target specification.

19 November 2018

Hottest summer on record?

19 November 2018

Half of shoppers are flexible about what meat they buy, giving retailers a chance to influence their choices, according to research commissioned by AHDB.

19 November 2018

AHDB has six vacancies across its three Recommended List (RL) crop committees

16 November 2018

The number of vaccines used on dairy and beef cattle is on the rise, according to a report published by AHDB.

16 November 2018

Our old favourites burgers and bangers were the winners of this year’s barbecue season.

16 November 2018

Opportunity to join the AHDB stand at leading exporting conference

20 November 2018

A bonus podcast episode from AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds looks at the latest in practical soil health research.

16 November 2018

The 2019 European Pig Innovation Group (EU PiG) Grand Prix is open for entries until 28 February 2019. All pig producers are invited to enter their innovative ideas and examples of on-farm best practice in this annual EU-wide contest, with up to 300 producers competing to become an EU PiG Ambassador.

16 November 2018

Build a portfolio that meets different target needs

13 November 2018

Would you like to be at the cutting edge of arable innovation? If so, we are looking for two forward-thinking commercial arable farmers in England:

13 November 2018

An update from Hayley Campbell-Gibbons following her first sector board meeting

12 November 2018

Cow comfort is top priority at Carpenters Farm near Chippenham in Wiltshire, which has been recruited as our latest strategic dairy farm

12 November 2018

UK farmers are being asked for their views to help us shape a code of practice which will promote safe sharing of data across the industry.

12 November 2018

AHDB is asking people to complete a short survey to focus its investment in integrated pest management

13 November 2018

AHDB’s Pembrokeshire Monitor Farm met on Wednesday 7 November to look in depth at different cultivation strategies and the impact they have on the soils. We spoke to three of the group to find out more…

8 November 2018

Pork processors and exporters from the UK visit Taiwan as part of a three-day mission to explore this exciting new market.

7 November 2018

Dairy exporters from the UK will join us this month at one of China’s leading food and drink fairs

7 November 2018

CEVAS is a nationally recognised accreditation and is suitable for a wide range of people, including farmers, farm staff, care farmers, volunteers, advisers, carers and teachers. It helps you create a farm profile, find out about the health and safety regulations, as well as evaluate the success of your events.

6 November 2018

Farmers will have the opportunity to discuss the future of the dairy industry at a Q&A organised by the Scottish Dairy Hub at this year’s AgriScot on 21 November.

7 November 2018

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is looking to recruit up to 15 new board members across its six sectors.

6 November 2018

Keeping things simple and focused will help keep the British pig industry fit for the future says the winner of this year’s David Black Award.

2 November 2018

In this episode, AHDB Market Specialists Manager Vikki Campbell explores the key messages from AHDB's 2018 Grain Market Outlook Conference.

1 November 2018

Seven more farm businesses are needed to host the next phase of the AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Monitor Farm programme.

1 November 2018

The UK soft fruit industry can now benefit from established energy and cost saving advice following the extension of the GrowSave programme.

31 October 2018

AHDB Beef & Lamb is urging anyone in the beef industry with an interest in beef cattle nutrition and performance to get involved in helping to shape a new project to deliver improved beef cattle feeding guidelines.

30 October 2018

AHDB has engaged BMG Research to conduct an in-depth survey of pig buildings.

5 November 2018

The horticulture industry needs to rapidly increase its knowledge of biopesticides to keep pace with sustainable IPM

13 November 2018

AHDB’s Petworth Monitor Farm group reignited two popular debates at their recent meeting (18 October 2018): discs versus tines and ‘to till or not to till’.

31 October 2018

The extreme weather of 2018 has made its mark on pork, beef and lamb production, according to AHDB’s latest Red Meat Outlooks.

29 October 2018

The sale of AHDB’s commercial subsidiary Meat and Livestock Commercial Services Limited (MLCSL) to Hallmark Veterinary Compliance Services is hoped to be completed in the next few months.

26 October 2018

The AHDB WeatherHub can now be used to help target propyzamide applications to winter oilseed rape.

26 October 2018

Applications open for beef and sheep progressive groups

26 October 2018

Dairy farmers in Wales are being invited to apply for financial and technical support to improve herd health management and disease control, as part of the Dairy Improvement Programme.

24 October 2018

The autumn light leaf spot forecast shows that the disease risk to winter oilseed rape is relatively low.

24 October 2018

The three finalists of the AgriScot Scottish Arable Farm of the Year were revealed today by award sponsors SoilEssentials and AHDB.

23 October 2018

Pig producers are invited to attend one of four roadshows looking at practical solutions to manage antibiotic use and maintain good animal health and welfare.

12 November 2018

We hosted the first cross-sector export conference yesterday in London. The event was headlined by the Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade.

19 October 2018

The strained trade relationship between the US and China is having a fundamental impact on world grain markets, delegates at AHDB’s Grain Market Outlook Conference were told this week.

19 October 2018

A lowering of RB209 phosphate offtake values for cereals could be justified, according to results from an AHDB-funded review.

19 October 2018

Bill Watts has joined AHDB as Arable Knowledge Exchange Manager (Potatoes) for the West Midlands, South West and Wales.

17 October 2018

Following on from a project to assess and improve labour efficiency, new workshops have been set up so farmers and growers can learn and develop supervisory skills.

15 October 2018

Data sought in response to proposed maximum residue levels changes

15 October 2018

Learn how weighing is improving productivity and efficiency on Gloucestershire Strategic Farm

15 October 2018

To develop the next generation of skilled farmers and growers, AHDB, NFU and industry employers have joined forces to set standards for three new apprenticeship schemes.

12 October 2018

Watch out for phoma leaf spot in winter oilseed rape, as current risk could be higher than you think.

12 October 2018

Authorisations offer new weed control options

12 October 2018

In this article you will find a summary of dairy innovations seen across the world

11 October 2018

Virus-spreading aphids and the risk they pose to winter cereal crops are the subjects of a new research project.

9 October 2018

Farmers attending the next Lothians Monitor Farm meeting, hosted by Bill Gray and Peter Eccles, on Wednesday 17 October will find out how the farms’ cereals and livestock have performed over the long hot summer.

9 October 2018

It is one of the lowest-risk years for wheat bulb fly (WBF) since monitoring began, according to the final results from the AHDB autumn survey of the pest.

8 October 2018

Two farmer representatives from England and one from Wales are sought for a sheep industry group to help shape the focus of the UK sheep industry.

8 October 2018

AHDB Potatoes has launched a new guide to help potato growers test for Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN), a pest that costs the industry over £25m each year

8 October 2018

Use of alternative herbicides was the main topic of discussion at the final AHDB Strategic Potato Farm field walk of the season.

8 October 2018

Harvest Results from the 2018 AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) spring barley trials show 15 out of the 18 sites reported to date (8 October 2018) have yielded below the long-term average.

8 October 2018

This winter, join a virtual Cereals & Oilseeds Monitor Farm or Strategic Farm meeting from the comfort of your own home or office.

5 October 2018

Populations of sterile brome with reduced sensitivity to the herbicide glyphosate have been identified in the UK.

5 October 2018

In the latest AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds podcast we’re looking at business skills for farmers

3 October 2018

As we move forward through the season, challenges and opportunities lie ahead for the cereals and oilseeds markets.

2 October 2018

AHDB Arable Monitor Farm groups across the country are gearing up to get a grip on farm efficiency, productivity and costs this winter.

1 October 2018

Harvest Results from the 2018 AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) spring barley trials show twelve out of the fourteen sites reported to date have yielded below the long-term average.

1 October 2018

AHDB student Luca Scimeca develops a new robot able to handle a very delicate manual task.

28 September 2018

Many of us in the industry have been scouring the Agricultural Bill for the shape of things to come in the post-Brexit world. What is clear is that direct payments will be diminishing, before disappearing completely (at least in England).

27 September 2018

With ever-increasing pressure for farmers to find ways to cut costs, AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Strategic Farm East will start to look at managed lower inputs during the next twelve months.

27 September 2018

Knowledge Transfer Manager Kate Mackenzie talks to consultant Andre Van Barneveld at a recent grazing meeting about his top tips for managing grass over the Autumn following the hot and dry summer, and hears how farmers are coping.

26 September 2018

Harvest Results from the 2018 AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) spring barley trials show six out of the eight sites reported to date (21 September 2018) have yielded below the long-term average.

26 September 2018

Despite recent news that Vivergo is shutting down for the foreseeable future, AHDB market analysts say the impacts that will be felt, while important, might not be to the same extent as some might have initially assumed.

26 September 2018

Pyrethroid sprays applied to cereals this autumn can now be timed better, thanks to a new tool from AHDB.

25 September 2018

Average grass growth decreased slightly since last week by just over 3 kg DM/ha to 45.6 kg DM/ha, slightly lower than at the 47 kg DM/ha recorded at the same time last year.

19 September 2018

An industry coalition has united to kick-start a new skills strategy with the ambition to equip the agricultural workforce for the future of farming and invites new partners to join the group.

16 November 2018

With the amount of lamb purchased by British shoppers in decline, how can the industry adapt to get it back on British menus?

24 September 2018

People are being asked to submit live samples of cabbage stem flea beetle with suspected resistance to pyrethroid insecticides for free testing.

17 September 2018

Following this year’s challenging weather conditions, AHDB Beef & Lamb are partnering with Teagasc for a series of workshops to help sheep farmers reduce impact on the 2019 lamb crop.

14 September 2018

The first Harvest Results from the 2018 AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) spring barley trials have been published today (14 September 2018).

13 September 2018

Guidelines for the management of insecticide resistance in several key UK crops have been updated by the Insecticide Resistance Action Group (IRAG).

13 September 2018

AHDB has opened applications for its Professional Manager Development Scheme (PMDS) course, which will start in January 2019. The course is designed to increase the skills of farmers who manage people, enabling them to apply business intelligence from other sectors, improve communication and understanding, to raise the level of professionalism in the agricultural industry.

13 September 2018

Yesterday (12 September) Defra released an Agriculture Bill setting out the framework for the future Domestic Agriculture Policy.

13 September 2018

We are looking for organisations to sponsor our 'Grow Your Own Potatoes' (GYOP) project. Running since 2004, GYOP is a hands on initiative for primary aged children (5-11).

12 September 2018

The basic principles of field drainage, as well as maintenance and installation information, are the subject of a revamped practical guide by AHDB.

12 September 2018

Over 70 farmers and industry representatives attended the recent launch of AHDB’s first Strategic Dairy Farm in Scotland.

18 September 2018

The latest £2.5 million phase of the AHDB ‘Pick Pork’ advertising campaign will hit TV screens from Monday (17 September).

11 September 2018

Initial egg count results from the AHDB autumn wheat bulb fly (WBF) survey suggest it is likely to be another relatively low-risk year for the pest.

16 November 2018

Growing the meat, fish and poultry category

10 September 2018

Industry research and innovation on alternatives to using peat in commercial horticulture will be showcased at a series of AHDB events this autumn.

16 November 2018

Are young people really drinking less? And what really is craft beer?

10 September 2018

A new report published by AHDB suggests Brexit will have a considerable impact on the UK’s milling industry under a range of trade scenarios but the malting sector is in a far better position to weather the storm.

16 November 2018

Keeping dairy relevant

16 November 2018

Too good to be true? Consumers want to have their ice cream and eat it.

11 September 2018

Agricultural industry experts will gather in Dorchester to discuss how producers are doing business and consider whether greater integration with supply chains could pay off.

10 September 2018

Beef and sheep farms are needed for a new project which will help farmers across Great Britain improve management of their grassland.

10 September 2018

British farmers and industry experts visited the Netherlands to learn how the country has reduced ammonia emissions by making changes on farm.

10 September 2018

More than 15 million sheep graze on England’s green and pleasant lands and as Love Lamb Week begins, data has revealed the areas and counties in which most flocks are based.

4 September 2018

New outbreaks of lettuce Fusarium wilt have been confirmed at sites in Lancashire and Ireland, with a further case identified in Cambridgeshire this summer.

3 September 2018

A rallying call has been issued to industry experts across the UK to join forces with AHDB to help support its extensive collection of data for the cereals sector.

31 August 2018

Today, government has launched an exercise requesting views on the role and remit of AHDB.

30 August 2018

Cross-sector export and trade conference with Secretary of State for International Trade, Liam Fox MP discussing future government policy on trade

29 August 2018

China’s developing taste for chips and crisps will soon be fuelled by British produce, after International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox MP recently signed a deal which allows the UK to export British seed potatoes to China

28 August 2018

We caught up with Strategic Dairy Farmers Tom and Karen Halton to see how they've been coping with the the summer drought

23 August 2018

How to make the most of the global export market post Brexit will be one of the major themes of this year’s Seed Industry Event held on 15 November in St Andrew’s.

22 August 2018

Leading developers and influencers in agri-tech are being invited to exhibit at SmartHort 2019, a new conference designed to connect innovators with the horticultural industry.

22 August 2018

Eight pig producers from across Europe have won international awards for their innovation in pig production.

25 September 2018

Recently the European Commission commissioned research into pasture productivity for Europe.

22 August 2018

AHDB has released a checklist to give farmers practical advice on how to manage if affected by a lack of straw this winter.

17 September 2018

This article looks at how the UK retail landscape has changed over the years to meet changing consumer needs.

21 August 2018

Opportunities for exporting pork to Mexico will be explored when the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) arrives in the country next month.

22 August 2018

Updated results from the RamCompare project have seen a re-ranking of some rams based on their carcase weight estimated breeding values (EBV).

16 November 2018

Two in five people are intending to increase the number of meals they cook from scratch. What's holding them back?

15 August 2018

This year the weather has reached highs and lows, both in terms of temperature and rainfall

30 August 2018

Chinese cereal buyers have made a special visit to the UK to explore new opportunities for importing wheat and barley into China.

30 August 2018

AHDB has announced plans to invest up to £60,000 to improve understanding of barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) risk in cereals

4 September 2018

UK Ministers have appointed a new member of the Board of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, who will also chair its Horticulture Sector Board.

9 August 2018

Maris Piper has been the most grown potato variety in Great Britain for over 20 years, but will it still occupy top spot in another 20?

9 August 2018

Potatoes are less exposed to Brexit risks than many other sectors.

9 August 2018

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has announced four potato-focused appointments to join the newly formed Arable Knowledge Exchange team.

30 August 2018

An innovative set of trials has helped farmers test the accuracy of nitrogen (N) management in their winter wheat crops

14 August 2018

We've caught up with more of our Farm Excellence network to find out more about the impact the hot weather is having on the farms.

7 August 2018

Lamb producers must pull together to change tradition and put lamb back on plates all year round

16 November 2018

In this article you will find a summary of potato innovations seen across the world

16 November 2018

In this article you will find a summary of red meat innovations seen across the world

6 August 2018

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) estimates that the total area in Great Britain planted with potatoes is 119,000 hectares(ha), a fall of three per cent on the previous year

30 August 2018

AHDB and BBRO have issued a joint call for a review of weed management in UK cropping systems

3 August 2018

Trials on water use completed at Elveden Farms as part of AHDB’s Farm Excellence programme have enabled Farms Director Andrew Francis to react with more accuracy during this summer’s heatwave

3 August 2018

Becoming the best sheep industry for health and welfare is the focus of the Sheep Health and Welfare Group (SHAWG) conference this November

3 August 2018

With farmers facing significant livestock losses from liver fluke, AHDB Beef & Lamb and Moredun Research Institute are acting to help improve understanding and develop effective control methods.

8 August 2018

This article by our Market Intelligence team looks into the impact of the heatwave on ewe feed usage.

8 August 2018

Insight into how the drought affects cattle feed usage.

30 August 2018

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has confirmed it will be exhibiting at the industry’s Cereals event to be held at Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire on the 12 and 13 June 2019

16 November 2018

Vegans make up just two per cent of the UK population – but the appetite for meat and dairy alternatives is growing as more and more people look for a wider variety of meals

2 October 2018

Grass and herbal leys farm network releases first findings

30 August 2018

Two new AHDB research projects on nitrogen (N) and sulphur (S) management in oats and wheat have been bolstered by a half a million pound co-investment from industry

30 August 2018

Almost 700 people attended AHDB’s Monitor Farm programme summer meetings to share ideas and experience, helping each other be the best they can be, regardless of external pressures like prices or the weather

7 August 2018

Attention to detail is of paramount importance at Buscot Wick Farm, Oxfordshire where an autumn block calving system provides the simplicity they desire, allowing them to focus on producing the best milk they can in the most efficient way.

6 August 2018

Funding for The Cut Flower Centre has been confirmed for a further five years, with a broadened remit to research crop protection

7 August 2018

Moving to twice a day delivery of fresh feed has increased milk production by 1.5 litres per cow for no extra cost at Chance Hall Farm in Cheshire managed by Tom and Karen Halton

6 August 2018

1376 teachers responded to AHDB Teacher Research survey conducted by YouGov to understand current practising teachers’ needs and priorities

8 August 2018

Views from across our Farm Excellence network on the 2018 heat wave and resulting drought

6 August 2018

Agricultural organisations from England, Scotland and Wales are uniting in a new initiative which will see them work together to communicate the benefits of red meat in a balanced diet as part of a reinforced meat and health programme

6 August 2018

Exports of red meat products from the UK got off to a strong start this year – with the total value of beef, lamb and pork rising above the £487 million mark

2 October 2018

A successful 2019 grazing season starts now.

24 July 2018

Projects like Hands Free Hectare, that successfully planted, grew and harvested a crop of spring barley without anyone entering the field, have shown that the farms of the future could be run entirely by robots, not people.

2 October 2018

State-of-the-art scans reveal real-time root ramifications

6 August 2018

After three weeks without rainfall, AHDB’s Strategic Potato (SPot) Farm Scotland Open Day took place on the light loams of Bruce Farms near Meigle, Perthshire on Tuesday (10 July)

6 August 2018

Sheep breeders looking to produce lambs that meet target specification now have access to two new manuals from AHDB

6 August 2018

Sheep breeders looking to produce lambs that meet target specification now have access to two new manuals from AHDB

30 August 2018

Thirty students from AHDB’s £1.4 million PhD programme visited food and agricultural businesses to help boost collaboration and drive innovation from the lab to the industry

6 August 2018

Beef and lamb production controls have been inspected by government officials from Japan this week as part of ongoing moves to reopen the market on UK exports

13 August 2018

Seven arable farmers from across Scotland attended Sweden’s prestigious cereals conference and agricultural show, Borgeby Faltdagar, with AHDB, in order to ascertain what they could learn from Scandinavian farming practices – and the results weren’t quite what they expected

3 August 2018

The recent hot weather and low rainfall has resulted in an agricultural drought situation with soil moisture at the end of June the driest on record for the UK as a whole.

30 August 2018

AHDB’s planting survey has shown that the spring crop area has increased substantially with spring barley up from 244k ha to 256kha. Winter barley has fallen by 18%

30 August 2018

AHDB’s planting survey has shown that the spring crop area has increased substantially with spring barley up from 244k ha to 256kha. Winter barley has fallen by 18%

11 July 2018

Tractors have been a staple of the British countryside since the first world war but will we soon be seeing swarms of small robots running through fields, rather than our traditional machinery?

11 July 2018

Could a fully automated broccoli harvester that saves growers significant amounts of time and money soon be a commercial reality?

13 August 2018

A group of UK growers recently visited Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands to check out the new and exciting technological developments being used in the areas or automation and robotics.

30 August 2018

A new online calculator has been launched this week which will allow farmers and growers to see for the first time how they may be affected by potential Brexit scenarios.

10 July 2018

Following a three-day study tour to The Netherlands in June 2018 to look at the latest developments in greenhouse technologies

6 August 2018

Brexit will provide Welsh agriculture and horticulture with both risks and opportunities so farmers and growers, as well as other parts of the supply chain, need to prepare now.

14 September 2018

A new agreement has been signed between AHDB and Defra setting out how AHDB could develop a new multi-species livestock traceability service for England.

6 July 2018

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has appointed Will Jackson as the new Sector Strategy Director for Beef & Lamb.

27 July 2018

Three potato varieties have been recommended for release in Kenya thanks to the joint efforts of AHDB, James Hutton Ltd, SASA and Seeds2B Africa (part of the Syngenta Foundation).

6 August 2018

AHDB is reminding farmers and growers to review their water usage and take steps to build resilience into their long-term supply, as temperatures hit record highs this week.

29 June 2018

How do you make an arable enterprise financially sustainable?

25 June 2018

Trade and investment officers from the Department for International Trade (DIT) export visit

25 June 2018

Northern Ireland’s farmers flocked to the launch of AHDB’s new Monitor Farm

20 June 2018

Learn how Farm Excellence farmer Bertie is planning to improve his grassland management

16 November 2018

Is free-from here to stay?

16 November 2018

Dairy is a category that is rarely eaten on its own. This report looks at how consumer tastes for different host foods are evolving and where the biggest future opportunities for dairy products might lie.

25 June 2018

Twenty British growers who attended a 3-day study tour in The Netherlands heard how a different generation of robots can improve productivity by lending a hand, eyes, or even extra brain-power to support growers with data and repetitive tasks

25 June 2018

An automated spore trap has been developed which could revolutionise disease monitoring in agricultural crops

16 November 2018

The organic market in the UK has been building momentum since 2015 and hit the £1 billion spend mark in the last 52 weeks.

25 June 2018

This guide is written by Adrian Cunnington, Head of Crop Storage Research at AHDB and is the latest publication from the world-leading SBCSR research team

16 November 2018

In the following slides you will find an overview of young consumer attitudes toward meat. The information is based on qualitative research conducted for AHDB in 2018.

25 June 2018

Greater take up of min-till or no-till arable systems could help British farmers improve efficiency

25 June 2018

Reducing the age of first calving from 26 to 24 months can potentially save dairy farmers £300 per heifer

25 June 2018

AHDB Senior Veterinary Manager Mandy Nevel and AHDB International Market Development Director Dr Phil Hadley (front centre) host food safety specialists from the Ukraine at AHDB's headquarters

16 November 2018

Millennials love cheese, how do they like to eat it and what opportunities exist to build on this?

25 June 2018

Nine emergency authorisations for potato, herb, celery, carrot, parsnip, cherry and plum were secured this week for UK growers to protect their crops

4 July 2018

Discover how Sam Jones is protecting his flock and cutting costs

16 November 2018

A summary of key trends seen across food service menus Spring/Summer 2018

26 June 2018

Farmers may be losing money by incorrectly injecting livestock and damaging carcase value, a survey carried out by AHDB Beef & Lamb has revealed

26 June 2018

More than three-quarters of farmers involved in AHDB’s Monitor Farm programme believe it has helped them improve their business, according to a new survey

26 June 2018

Creating a best practice guide to sharing farm data is the focus of a new consultation launched by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)

26 June 2018

A new project funded by AHDB Beef & Lamb will identify profitable best practice and help address some of the significant challenges that face the calf rearing sector, including reducing antibiotic use and the welfare of calves

26 June 2018

Farmers focused on how to create a sustainable, profitable system at the summer meeting of the AHDB Monitor Farm in Saltburn

16 November 2018

An overview of consumer perception of potatoes and key figures for the potato retail market

16 November 2018

British adults are as worried about plastic waste as Brexit

26 June 2018

Nominations are now being sought for the British Potato Industry Award and the AHDB Above and Beyond Award

16 November 2018

Britain is the winner when it comes to meal choices at restaurants and pubs in the UK – but it risks scoring an own goal if the foodservice industry doesn’t shake-up its offerings

26 June 2018

UK agriculture must look at supply chains to help us thrive on the world stage. That’s the message from AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds sector Strategic Director Martin Grantley-Smith

26 June 2018

AHDB has issued a new publication to help farmers take stock of one of the farm’s most valuable assets - the rotation

26 June 2018

AHDB is encouraging seed potato producers to consider Cuba as an export destination after recent meetings with Government officials in the country

26 June 2018

A first director for Scotland has been appointed by AHDB to ensure the needs of farmers, growers and stakeholders are best met

12 July 2018

A team of farmers, scientists and researchers are using technology to assess and improve meat quality, to ensure that consumers are getting the leanest and tastiest lamb chops

26 June 2018

The former Deputy Principal and Chief Executive of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has been appointed as an independent member of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) main board

20 June 2018

Learn how farmers are using Integrated Farm Management (IFM) practices to explore cost benefits

20 June 2018

First on-farm meeting takes place July 2018

26 June 2018

Almost half a million more shoppers bought fresh pork during the two phases of AHDB Pork’s £3 million midweek meals campaign*.

27 September 2018

Learn how blood testing is reducing costs at Dairy Farm

20 June 2018

Learn how Farm Excellence is benefiting David Goodier's 230-sow pig farm

20 June 2018

“As a farmer it’s very easy to stand back but you need to be challenged”

9 August 2018

Return of last years lost shoppers

26 June 2018

AHDB has issued late-spring guidance for the management of fast-moving cereal crops

26 June 2018

A £1 million advertising campaign aims to add £6 million to the thin cut steak market over the next three years by engaging new families and young couples

27 June 2018

UK farmers and growers will have access to more than 50 farmer-to-farmer learning events this summer

7 August 2018

Steady investment and targeted improvements by the Tucker family have turned Ditchetts Farm into a successful and profitable spring block calving operation

5 September 2018

Shoppers in the UK say they want to buy British food, but not at any cost - with research showing even a small rise in price could see a switch to buying imported alternatives

27 June 2018

Key independent bodies and industry companies in the UK have joined forces to promote best practice to help ensure the continued availability and efficacy of glyphosate-based herbicide products

27 June 2018

Shoppers in the UK say they want to buy British food, but not at any cost - with research showing even a small rise in price could see a switch to buying imported alternatives

4 July 2018

The Asia-Pacific region continues to offer opportunities for the UK pork sector – but industry must continue to work hard to ensure UK products are at the top of the list for importers

16 November 2018

We learn about trends in breakfast consumption

16 November 2018

The major multiples are moving away from multibuy and Y for £X promotions as they look to simplify their offering and focus more on an everyday low pricing strategy in order to compete with the Hard Discounters.

23 August 2018

Disruptive technologies have transformed the way we do business, the way we travel and how we access information and services

16 November 2018

We take a look at changing attitudes towards eating and what that means for the future

16 November 2018

Today Sainsbury's have confirmed plans to merge with Asda, creating a new supermarket giant in the UK.

16 November 2018

The over-65 age range increased their visits to pubs and restaurants last year

2 October 2018

From 2 April 2018 all farmers in England will need to meet new government rules to protect water quality.

16 November 2018

A look at market trends and consumer shopping patterns within the sliced cooked meat market

16 November 2018

Shoppers are concerned about the price of food - how could this effect consumer behaviour?

9 August 2018

A snapshot of online and convenience channels and their market share

16 November 2018

Last year we saw traditional cuts underperforming, can they turn things around this Easter?

28 June 2018

Will we see a return to tradition this Easter?

16 November 2018

Could crisps lose out to healthier alternatives?

16 November 2018

How can the bread category evolve to combat changing consumer attitudes?

16 November 2018

In an age of the time-poor consumer, fuelled by ready meals and hyper-convenience, there is still a strong urge for many to try cooking from scratch.

16 November 2018

How are consumers’ perceptions of fat and health changing?

7 August 2018

'...an open and honest view about its management and operation'

16 November 2018

Christmas 2017 sets revenue record for grocery sector

16 November 2018

Can we build on lamb's festive sales boost?

28 June 2018

The use of plastic in food packaging, why it's useful and how it may change

16 November 2018

Should the meat industry be concerned about flexitarians?

16 November 2018

What areas of the world do popular cuisines originate?

2 August 2018

Greater focus on the health benefits of beef, lamb and dairy could drive consumers to buy more, according to research conducted by AHDB.

29 June 2018

What's driving inflation, and how might the food supply chain be affected?

16 November 2018

With work and leisure commitments increasingly impacting on the amount of time we have to prepare and consume meals, what we are eating, and the reasons behind our choices make for interesting reading.

29 June 2018

A look at the impact meat-free has had on meat consumption.

30 May 2018

The food-to-go industry is evolving and extending its scope. New ways of reaching consumers have been found and specific consumer needs are increasingly being met.

16 November 2018

This article provides a brief update on consumer trends and how they impact the potatoes industry and is based on some of the content covered by the Market Intelligence potatoes area estimate webinar.

3 July 2018

Sentiment for British food is high, but could Brexit impact shoppers' choices?

28 June 2018

Times are good for sales in the organic sector. A report published by the Soil Association reveals organics in their fifth year of growth and although share of total grocery sales is small, the sector is worth over £2 billion. What are the market conditions driving this growth?

16 November 2018

Could the rapid growth of dairy alternatives impact the dairy market?

16 November 2018

Is free-from here to stay?

29 June 2018

What's behind the growth in the organic market?