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New Grants Available to Boost Farm Productivity

18 September 2015, at 12:00am

UK - 35 million of funding is now available under the latest phase of European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability (EIP-agri) grants to boost the productivity of farming.

The grants can be used to boost productivity in the livestock, arable, horticultural and forestry sectors and create ground-breaking new technology – unlocking innovation in the farming industry.

The grants worth between £5,000 and £150,000 will be available for projects for up to three years to encourage new farming techniques, as well as improve the sustainability of the farming and forestry sectors.

Commenting on the scheme Farming Minister George Eustice said: "This fund will enable groups to come together to test and implement exciting new ideas to solve problems and increase farm and forest productivity. By looking to other sectors, such as medicine, for inspiration and knowledge transfer, it facilitates even greater innovation.

"I look forward to seeing the interesting work that will follow to boost and protect rural productivity."

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Mycotoxins in Swine Production

The impact of mycotoxins — through losses in commodity quality and livestock health — exceeds $1.4 billion in the United States alone, according to the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. This guide includes:

  • An overview of different types of mycotoxins
  • Understanding of the effects of mycotoxicoses in swine
  • Instructions on how to analyze mycotoxin content in commodities and feeds
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