Entries by Carrie Robbins

Young Farmer Focus: Joe Collins

Joe Collins, IfA’s Soil & Water Research Assistant, talks about his role at IfA including his work experience as part of the Cator-Gardner Scholarship in the Young Farmer Focus article in the Farmers Guardian. Read Article

Visit IfA at Dairy-Tech 2019

The IfA team are at dairy-Tech 2019, talk to them about  4D4F, NEFERTITI and their projects on antibiotic resistance to see how using the latest technology and improved animal welfare can reduce the use of antibiotics on farm and increase farm profitability.

IfA’s video launch highlights UK success stories on reducing antibiotic use in farm animals

UK farmers should be congratulated on achieving a 40% reduction in antibiotic use in 5 years (to 2017) with even bigger falls in critically important antibiotics. In many cases this has happened by improving management practices which has also resulted in increased profitability. However, this is just the beginning and we need to keep on […]