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A new vaccine strategy could offer protection to millions of chickens threatened by a serious respiratory disease. Infectious bronchitis virus is highly contagious and responsible for major economic losses to the poultry industry worldwide. Infected chickens experience weight loss, decreased egg production and impaired egg quality....

The University of Leeds is launching a new initiative to give farms and business a competitive advantage and increase their value.   Farmers and agri-businesses are facing more challenges, including political climate changes, fluctuating trading patterns and the need to increase efficiency and productivity.   Academics from the University...

CIEL academic partners The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) and Queen’s University Belfast have announced a new strategic alliance to create a globally competitive research and education partnership, developing the next generation of leaders and experts in agri-food and bioscience.   Both institutions have historically worked...

The UK’s four Agri-Tech Centres have come together as one voice to showcase their commitment to positioning the UK sector as a global leader in sustainable food production.   [caption id="attachment_16828" align="alignleft" width="300"] The new website - www.agritechcentres.com - summarises the vision, aims and achievements of the...