All restrictions following the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in ducks on premises in East Yorkshire on 16 November 2014 have now been lifted.
Highly virulent Asian-American Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus has spread to Europe. The disease is extremely infectious — a thimbleful of manure from an infected pig unit is sufficient to infect the entire British pig population.
Researchers in Austria have examined various ways agriculture will need to change under a range of potential future climate scenarios. Their complex research has revealed that radical changes may be needed much sooner than most people think.
Mitas is planning to test the first agriculture tyre made from dandelion cultivated crops.
A scientist has called for food crops to be 'rewilded', using GM technology to restore beneficial genes, but sustainable farmers have questioned the proposal.