Disease

18 September 2020

By putting a Mastitis Control Plan in place, farmer Chris Mossman has seen cases of mastitis fall drastically in his herd at Nantybach Farm.

11 September 2020

The Feed into Beef project is a five-year AHDB-funded collaborative project to deliver improved beef cattle feeding guidelines

6 October 2020

Join Dr Michael Overton from Zoetis as he looks at the hidden costs of calf pneumonia. Learn about practical changes you can make immediately to help improve the performance of your replacement heifers and reduce the impact of pneumonia.

1 October 2020

Join us for an overview of the BVDFree England Scheme. Our goal is to help you to understand your bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) status and to use this information to eradicate the disease on farm. In this webinar we will be joined by Bill Mellor, Nikki Moore and a case study farmer to talk through the scheme, how it works on farm and the benefit to you.

26 November 2020

21 August 2020

this manual looks at the increasing concern over the threat of antimicrobial resistance to human and animal health. We all have a part to play in ensuring all animal medicines are used responsibly.

30 September 2020

Strategic Dairy Farm: Launch: Join Matt Jackson of Penllech Bach in Pwillheli for this launch webinar and find out more about his entrepreneurial approach to dairy farming and why spring block calving helps maximise the potential of his herd

7 September 2020

Neck rot can be a major source of losses in stored bulb onions in the UK. The extent of losses is variable. This factsheet draws together recent results from several AHDB H projects, together with historical information from the UK and the worldwide scientific literature.

7 September 2020

Virus complexes such as Carrot Motley Dwarf complex (CMD) Parsnip yellow fleck virus (PYFV) and  Carrot yellow leaf virus (CYLV are all aphid transmitted but can vary in their incidence and epidemiology. This factsheet describes current knowledge and the latest developments in the area

7 September 2020

This factsheet is about Sclerotinia, a disease caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, is a recurring problem in the UK. The disease has a host range of more than 400 plant species, including many vegetable and arable crops such as carrots, lettuce, green beans, vining peas, potatoes and oilseed rape.

7 September 2020

Following reports of poor control of chocolate spot in broad beans, with associated yield losses, research was carried out to determine the best treatment options for growers. Work has subsequently been undertaken to determine the best timing of product use for chocolate spot control.

4 September 2020

Turnip yellows virus (TuYV), is spread by aphids, mostly the peach–potato aphid (Myzus persicae). The virus can dramatically reduce yields, especially when plants are infected early in the growing season. It is well established in Europe, and is especially common in areas of intensive brassica production in UK. 

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