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Full BPEX Publishes Full Details on Improving Pig Production

by 5m Editor
23 May 2012, at 7:24am

UK - Full details of work to improve pig production during the past year has been published in the BPEX Annual Technical Report 2011-2012.

BPEX head of research and development Derek Armstrong said: “The sustainability of the pig industry in England hinges on production efficiency and the key focus of the research and development activity is on helping to deliver a more cost-competitive industry.“

The report also includes practical on-farm solutions from the knowledge transfer team to provide ideas for other producers who are experiencing similar challenges.

Plus, it provides a single point of reference for university departments and commercial companies to see, at a glance, all the areas of research and development currently under way and spot potential opportunities to work with BPEX and contribute further knowledge to benefit the English pig industry.

The report includes information on:

  • Research and development programmes
  • Knowledge transfer activity
  • Industry statistics
  • Health, welfare and food safety
  • Environmental and commercial sustainability
  • Training and continuous professional development
  • Technical support, publications and the website.

To download the BPEX Annual Technical Report 2011-2012, please click here or call 0247 647 8792 to order one.