56 Results for 'United Kingdom'

NPR – IMAGINING THE FUTURE: TRANSFERRING KNOWLEDGE TO THE NEXT GENERATION

Abstract: To ensure that farm businesses remain competitive and profitable it is essential that knowledge is transferred to the next generation of farmers.  Traditional familial transfer of knowledge is becoming less relevant therefore new solutions are required to efficiently transfer ...Read More

NPR – IMAGINING THE FUTURE: TRANSFERRING KNOWLEDGE TO THE NEXT GENERATION

Abstract: The performance of two intensive dairy farming systems is investigated by comparing production, health and financial indicators from continuously housed herds of Holstein Friesian cows. One herd were fed a total mixed ration containing approximately 4.0 tonnes of concentrate ...Read More

PR – THE EFFECT OF A BYPRODUCT DIET ON THE PERFORMANCE OF DAIRY COWS IN THE UK

Abstract: Modern agri-environment schemes (AES) have developed since their introduction in England in 1979 following criticism of their lack of effectiveness and poor value for money. Revisions to AES have been based on our increased knowledge of environmental production systems, ...Read More

PR – THE DEVELOPMENT AND FUTURE OF LANDSCAPE-SCALE, COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT IN ENGLAND

Abstract: This paper reviews the literature on the uptake of agricultural innovations in general, and more specifically in beef cattle farms, with a specific focus on how these innovations may be relevant in Scottish beef farms. The paper is intended ...Read More

PR – UPTAKE OF AGRICULTURAL INNOVATIONS IN SCOTTISH BEEF FARMS: A REVIEW OF CONCEPTS, CHALLENGES AND SCIENTIFIC APPROACHES

Abstract: You are invited to the 21st IFMA Congress in Edinburgh - 2nd to 7th July 2017.  An introduction to the theme of the Congress, and to UK Agriculture.

IFMA21 CONGRESS PRESENTATION TO IFMA20 – “FUTURE FARMING SYSTEMS”

Panel Session Abstract: Healthy agriculture isn’t only about consumer health and environmental sustainability. How are some of the leading producers from around the world remaining competitive and resilient while maintaining healthy business practices, healthy relationships, a healthy mind and a ...Read More

PL3.1_Panel_6_PR – RECONCILING AGRICULTURE AND HEALTH – AN INTERNATIONAL PRODUCER PERSPECTIVE

Abstract: Animal health planning has been widely promoted to farmers in many countries as a way to improve the health and welfare of their animals and contribute to other societal goals such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Although these benefits ...Read More

PR – WHAT HAVE WE DONE TO ANIMAL HEALTH PLANNING?

Abstract: Agriculture and health have operated too often and for too long in separate silos. Both agriculture and health have public dimensions that should be pursued in ethical, evidence-based and valuesbased ways for integral achievement of moral, scientific and socio-cultural ...Read More

PR – MANAGING TO INTEGRATE AGRICULTURE AND HEALTH

Keywords: demonstration farms, grassland, dairying

PO – DEMONSTRATING RESEARCH IN PRACTICE

Keywords: Disease; policy; market change; education; risk