22 October 2020

Waste is any step in a process that does not add value to the customer. There are three types of waste in Lean management, Muda, Mura and Muri, and we explore them below.

21 October 2020

When the 5 Lean principles are combined into a company's processes and culture, they create Lean production, manufacturing, and operating systems. On this page, we dive into each of these in a bit more detail.

22 October 2020

Lean management, aims to optimise resources, maximise value and minimise waste. Find out about its origins and how Lean can be applied to agriculture and horticulture.

22 October 2020

Lean management, often referred to as 'Lean', is a method to make businesses more efficient. Find out how the principles of Lean can help you to create more value and reduce waste.

5 October 2020

Simon Watchorn, AHDB's Pork Board member and Suffolk Pig Producer shows admiration for Lean practices and shares his own experience of Lean, encourging pig producers the importance of using a smarter approach in pig production, to remain competitive in the pork industry, nationally and globally.

9 November 2020

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.

18 January 2021

In the agriculture sector, poor mental health is one of the biggest threats to the industry and the Coronavirus pandemic has certainly tested and provided more challenges than ever before.

10 July 2020

Doreen Anderson appointed role of Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager in Scotland

8 July 2020

Listen to an overview of the Pig Industry Scholarship Programme (PISP), highlighting the scholarship offering and how the scheme benefits both the businesses taking part and the overall industry.

16 June 2020

The latest farmer to join AHDB’s Farm Excellence network in the South West at Salisbury Monitor Farm, Ben Jeans, is a former London shipbroker who hopes to learn how to increase his business’ potential.

15 June 2020

Brackenburgh Home Farm is the latest addition to AHDB’s Farm Excellence network as Penrith Monitor Farm.

13 August 2020

The Pig Industry Scholarship recruits highly qualified and committed young entrants into the pig industry.