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- Veterinary supervision of avian quarantine. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;7/15/2006, Vol. 159 Issue 3, p63
The article focuses on the efforts of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), Great Britain to recover the costs of avian quarantine. DEFRA states that import of birds from countries outside the European Union is currently banned as a precaution against the introduction...
- Minimal risk from Asia. Allison, Richard // Poultry World;Apr2005, Vol. 159 Issue 4, p33
Focuses on the risks posed by Asian avian influenza virus on the poultry industry in Great Britain. Actions taken by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to prevent the spread of the virus; Factors that contributed to the decision of the government to ban imports of live birds...
- Avian influenza: restrictions eased. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;12/20/2014, Vol. 175 Issue 24, p602
The article focuses on the decision made by Great Britain's Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs to lift restrictions around a farm located in Yorkshire, England on which an outbreak of H5N8 avian influenza was confirmed on November 16, 2014.
- UK confirms bird flu outbreak. // Eastern Eye;7/24/2015, Issue 1312, p34
The article reports on the H7N7 avian flu outbreak in Lancaster, England, confirmed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
- Oilseed rape prices still up on the year despite Â£6.2/t fall. Jenkins, Melanie // Farmers Weekly;10/30/2015, Issue 1051, p1
The article reports on the fall in the spot prices of oilseed rape in the week to October 28, 2015 in Great Britain. Topics discussed include reasons for fall in prices such as rain in dry agricultural areas in Brazil; impact of the weakening of euro on the domestic prices; monitory support by...
- Meat import videos alert. Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly;10/18/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 16, p6
Reports on the videos launched by the British Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs as part of its action plan on illegal imports of meat and plants.
- Untitled. Long, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly;8/29/2008, p47
The author explains the consequences of importing animals from bluetongue protection zones in mainland Europe. He claims that the biggest danger is importing livestock where infection remains undetected until arrival in Great Britain. He then argues that livestock should be blood-tested before...
- Quantity and value of vegetable production on the up. // Horticulture Week;8/22/2014, p47
The article reports on the increase of quantity and value of vegetable production in Great Britain by four and five percent respectively in 2013 despite a challenging start of the year, according to the figures from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
- Farmgate milk prices lose 0.18p/litre in November. // Farmers Weekly;1/15/2016, Issue 1062, p1
The article reports that Average farmgate milk prices fell marginally in November 2015 according to Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs of Great Britain (Defra).