Entries by Carrie Robbins

Soil Farmer of the Year 2017 Farm Walk

Wolverhampton, WV9 5BW Soil Farmer of the year winners farm walk! Join Tim Parton to find out more about his award winning soil management. You will get a chance to look at the crops and the fields and hear more about the innovative ways that Tim is managing his land to maximise soil health, biological […]

Soil Farmer of the Year 2017 Farm Walk

Cornsay, Durham, DH7 9EL Soil Farmer of the Year Winners Walk! This event will be focussed on a farm walk where you will get a chance to look at the crops and the fields and hear more about the innovative ways that Richard is managing his land to integrate livestock and cropping, build nutrient use efficiency […]

Antibiotic Reduction In Pigs

Eastbrook Farm, Swindon, SN6 8PW Join IfA at Helen Browning’s farm to learn about best practice to minimise antibiotic use on your pig farm, including discussion with Helen’s vet & a farm tour. More Information

Antibiotics Reduction Conference Combines Ancient And Modern

The 18th century wisdom of Scottish poet Robert Burns (1759-1796) is being invoked to help address the 21st century problem of antibiotic resistant infections. In modern English, “Oh would some Power give us the gift, to see ourselves as others see us” encapsulates the value of having pressure group Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics address […]

VMD To Open IfA Antibiotic Conference

HM Government strategy for reducing antibiotic use in food animals: Veterinary Medicines Directorate to open Innovation for Agriculture antibiotic conference VMD director of operations Paul Green will give the key note opening address at Innovation for Agriculture’s antibiotic reduction conference on Tuesday 4th July 2017. As policy lead to the UK government on addressing antibiotic […]

Winner of the Soil Farmer of the Year 2017 announced

Richard Suddes, a mixed farmer from Durham, and Tim Parton, an arable farmer from Staffordshire have been awarded the 2017 Soil Farmer of the Year Award as joint winners. The competition, now in its second year is organised by the Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit (FCCT) and Innovation for Agriculture (IfA). The competition aims to find […]

Meeting The Challenge To Reduce Antibiotic Use In Food Animals

IfA Conference: Meeting The Challenge To Reduce Antibiotic Use In Food Animals Following the O’Neill report, action is needed to meet the challenge of reducing antibiotic use in food animals. There is a prediction of one human death due to antibiotic reistant infection every three seconds by 2050. Already, antibiotic resistant E.coli has been found […]