Beef & Lamb

Information on what support we have to offer our beef and lamb farmers can be found below. This includes our knowledge library, latest news and events. Contact details for your local Knowledge Exchange (KE) Manager can be found lower down this page - if you can't find what you're looking for, please give them a call.

Latest Beef & Lamb news

26 October 2020

Signing up to Farmbench is easy.

23 October 2020

The latest HMRC data shows that total UK sheep meat trade declined on the previous year for the month of August, with COVID-19 continuing to impact trade

Upcoming events

It is important to make sure that you have the right people in your business to help you build resilience and ultimately reach your farm business goals.

With the grazing of fodder beet in-situ becoming ever more popular across the UK, join Dr Jim Gibbs - fodder beet grazing specialist from New Zealand and Marc Jones – Independent grazing and forage consultant, for a series of specialist webinars aimed at maximising both livestock and fodder beet performance on farm.

EU Exit

The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. Below we signpost to the actions needed to get ready for new rules from January 2021.

Quick links

How to prepare for January 2021 Resilience checklist Brexit toolkit UK and EU import tariffs under a no-deal Brexit

Beef & Lamb Knowledge Library

Order publications, sign up to newsletters and update your contact details

If you would like to order hard-copies of Better Returns manuals, suckler records and other literature please fill in our form. Or to sign up to our regular newsletters or receive information about events, please update your contact details.

Beef & Lamb Order Form Update your contact details

Your Beef & Lamb Knowledge Exchange Team

The Knowledge Exchange (KE) team via your local KE Manager is your first point of call. The team is dedicated to improving the flow and uptake of knowledge throughout the supply chain in order to:
  • Help you maximise your returns

  • Understand the cost of production

  • React to a changing environment and legislation


Sarah Pick

Knowledge Exchange Manager - National - Beef & Lamb

North East

Samantha Charlton

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

North West

Nicola Renison

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb


Emma Steele

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

South West

Leah Shanks

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

South East and East Anglia

Nerys Wright

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb
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