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Covid 19: Challenges to the Pig Sector

An almost perfect storm of challenges, mostly related to COVID-19 is now impacting on the pig sector, with reduced slaughter capacity following outbreaks and restrictions at several pork processing sites having numerous effects throughout the supply…

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Brexit & the Pig Sector

At the start of the year, Brexit was very much in the limelight with much being made of the short timescale for both the UK government and the EU to…

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Polyunits for Production

Throughout the month of September the Farm Advisory Service is hosting a series of online meetings focusing on polyunits. There will be 3 meetings in total, each covering a different…

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Ammonium Nitrate Storage

Following the catastrophic explosion in Beirut reportedly caused by a large amount of Ammonium Nitrate which apparently was stored incorrectly, it is prudent to review the storage requirements for this…

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