Relu Newsletter - January 2018
The Rural Economy and Land Use Programme January 2018 newsletter includes all the latest news and updates on Relu and LWEC research projects, events, staff and publications.
Link up with other researchers and practitioners interested in sustainable intensification
Want to share ideas for engagement and collaboration on sustainable intensification of agriculture? The Sustainable Intensification Research Network has set up an information sharing tool. If you would like to make contact with others interested in this topic and maybe get involved in research in this area you can register using the link below. The information provided will be available on our website and you will be able to filter registrations by academic discipline, research area and capability, countries and funding opportunities. The form is easy to complete but you will need to agree with our Terms and Conditions. Please register your expertise here and soon you will be able to view list of registered partners.
Beefier profits from the dairy herd
Approximately half of all beef in England is a product of the dairy herd. Improving the quality of these cattle can bring economic benefits to everyone involved in the beef supply chain. In Beef Production from the Dairy Herd the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board covers issues such as improving genetics, better production systems and meeting market needs to boost profits.
Looking ahead in the grain market post Brexit
Competitiveness, improving performance, a collaborative supply chain, a consistent product and maximising niche opportunities are going to be key factors in making sales of UK grain count at home and abroad, according to new horizon market intelligence analysis from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. The report is available on line and may be downloaded from the AHDB website.