Mathematical model looks at response to a foot and mouth disease outbreak in the UK.
Only 52% of food eaten in the UK comes from our farmers.
International research, led by two institutes i the UK, has shed light on how green peach aphids are able to colonise a wide range of plant species. Scientists hope this will lead to better ways of controlling the pest.
The Ulster Farmers’ Union is calling for budget increases to tackle rural crime, which is on the rise in Northern Ireland, where farmers fear their farms are seen as 'soft targets'.
A third of known invasive species' movements have been recorded in the past 40 years, and the shift shows no signs of slowing.