This tool can simulate crop, dairy, or beef production systems
over many years of weather to determine the performance and economics of the farm.
And there are fears that illegal, imported beef may end up in the UK food chain because there is not a strict testing procedure in place in the UK ( testing of imported beef was stopped 18 months ago ( and the beef production systems
in some countries outside the EU are not as strict as those in the EU.
But that's the way we farm already, and yet we're being hit," complained the NFU adviser, pointing out that British beef production, along with the Irish and some of the French, would be penalised because it was very slightly outside the extensification criteria deemed acceptable -- yet most excess supply pressure was from the far more intensive continental dairy bull beef production systems
The scholarship, administered by HCC under the Farming Connect Sheep and Beef Development Programme, will allow scholars the opportunity to study all aspects of sheep and/or beef production systems
in a country of their choosing.
By far the most important use of retained calves would have to be for various types of beef production systems
, including fastfinishing bull beef units.