Contents tagged with stewardship

10 June 2021

Antibiotic prescribed to pigs on UK farms in 2020 fell by 5%, bringing the total reduction since 2015 to 62%

25 March 2021

From rotation and cultivation to crop protection, Colin Chappell takes stock of all available information before taking final decisions.

4 February 2020

Businesses warned not to use CIPC at 2020 store loading

5 October 2018

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

22 May 2018

Owners and managers of outdoor herds face the challenge of good soil management to ensure efficient daily operations, health and welfare of pigs while still ensuring consequential environmental impacts from water and airborne soil erosion are minimised by good soil management

22 May 2018

Outdoor pig producers can produce a Soil Management Plan (SMP) for their land where they keep pigs. This demonstrates good practice and avoids problems associated with soil erosion which can result in pollution or other negative impacts putting agricultural subsidy payments in jeopardy

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