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A decision by the National Trust (NT) not to allow badger culling on its land could be undermining the Government’s 25 year bovine TB strategy and the work being done by farmers and wider industry to control the disease.
If any confirmation was needed that the sheep industry is at the sharp end of Brexit it came on Monday when Defra Secretary Michael Gove went head to head in debate with his Scottish counterpart Fergus Ewing.
Limousin bulls sold to 50,000gns to average £6,272, down £1,167 on the year at Carlisle, but greater numbers in the intermediate section saw an average of £7,119, a rise fo £199 from last year. The clearance rate was 76 per c
The Scottish Government’s decision to delay moving away from a Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)-style of support after Brexit will leave farmers vulnerable to big changes in the late 2020s, according to an industry expert.
More than one third of samples assessed by Bayer’s SpotCheck initiative during January tested positive for light leaf spot, showing that despite the recent cold weather snap, disease pressure is continuing to build.