Nutritional Articles

  • Harbro leads the way in reducing methane emissions

    22 Mar 2018

    With global CO2 emissions having risen again after a three-year period of stability, pressure is on for countries to take the recommendations of the Paris Agreement on climate change seriously, to ensure this rise is not the signal of an upward trend.

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  • BEEF - Glasgow Vet School finishing performance trial

    20 Mar 2018

    Keith and Margo Stewart, along with their sons Keith Jnr and Chae, operate Cocklarachy, a breeding and finishing unit in Aberdeenshire. The farm was originally bought by Keith’s grandfather in 1933 and has expanded over time, acquiring an additional unit to become the 600 acre site it is today. The arable side of the business is run as a mix of cropping and grass and there are currently around...

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  • EQUINE - Spring is sprung - a cautionary tale Mar 2018

    1 Mar 2018

    What a winter!  It seems to have been never ending this year with very little respite from the cold. As a consequence, the grass has actually stopped growing this winter; it certainly has up here in the frozen North.  As I write this, we are in mid-March and I can’t think of the last time that I saw such poor looking grass swards at this time of year. I really feel for all those farmers who are...

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