Vet students asked for help as Schmallenberg Virus rises
Amidst rumours of a significant rise in cases of Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) affecting sheep farmers across the South East this spring, Ruminant Health and Welfare (RH&W) is asking vet students on lambing placements to help survey the extent of the problem.
A 4am telephone call marked the start of weeks of heartache for a recruitment specialist with dozens of friends and colleagues based in the besieged country of Ukraine.
New pilot requirement for tree suppliers
Tree suppliers must demonstrate their compliance with robust plant health management standards. The pilot will address the growing threat of pests and diseases and bolster UK biosecurity efforts.