Anglesey unit is BGS Grassland Farm 2018

The British Grassland Society (BGS)’s 2018 Grassland Farmer of the Year competition has been won by dairy farmer Richard Rogers of Tre Ifan Farm in Anglesey. The herd of 350 NZ cross-bred spring calving cows, only established five years ago, generates 4,099 litres of...

2018/19 Grass and Clover RLs out

The latest Recommended Grass and Clover List has introduced 11 new varieties of ryegrass and one white clover variety to the choice available to farmers and their advisers. The 2018/2019 Recommended Grass and Clover Lists (RGCL) was officially launched at Grassland UK...

Communications specialist for COWS

The Control of Worms Sustainably (COWS) group has appointed Sara Gregson, an agricultural communications specialist, to carry out knowledge transfer co-ordination and delivery to its target audiences, including farmers, advisors and vets. Ms Gregson, a former editor...

New CEO for the AFBI

Northern Ireland’s Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) has appointed Dr Sinclair Mayne as chief executive, effective from November 1st. He succeeds Professor Elaine Watson, who resigned for personal reasons earlier this month, just four months after taking up...