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Fern Baker shares the results from her recent PhD project modelling net carbon emissions from dairy production systems.

Fern’s research, conducted at the University of Nottingham, was jointly funded by AHDB and AFCP Member Charities: Dartington Cattle Breeding Trust; Seale-Hayne Educational Trust; Perry Foundation; and West Country Dairy Awards.

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Join us for a free webinar on the 4th July 2024 10.30am to 12.00 noon.  To register your interest please e-mail [email protected].





AFCP hosted a webinar on the 15th April. Claire Price shared the results from her recent PhD project investigating the potential of biopesticides to control the cabbage stem flea beetle (psylliodes chrysocephala).

Claire's research was jointly funded by AHDB, Certis Belchim and AFCP member charities: Chadacre Agricultural Trust, Clan Trust, Felix Thornley Cobbold Agricultural Trust, The Morley Agricultural Foundation and Perry Foundation.

Blog from the webinar can be found here.

Programme of the webinar can be found here

Claire Prices Powerpoint can be found here.

Siobhan Hilman's Powerpoint can be found here.

AFCP is delighted to welcome Prof. Stuart Reid, who joined the AFCP Board at the AFCP AGM on 1st November.


Professor Stuart Reid is President & Principal of the Royal Veterinary College, the oldest and largest veterinary school in the English-speaking world. He is recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a specialist in veterinary epidemiology and in veterinary public health by the European Board of Veterinary Specialists.


Stuart is a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, the Royal Society of Biology and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.  His research interests are focused on zoonotic disease and antimicrobial resistance in a One Health context. He has over 160 scientific publications, including in PNAS and Science, and he has secured over £16M in competitive funding during his career.


In his public service, in addition to other and current roles, he served on the UK Food Standards Agency Board 2017-2020.  He was made a Commander of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2018 for services to the veterinary profession and higher education and in 2019 he was elected as an international member of the National Academy of Medicine in the USA.


Prof. Graham Jellis, AFCP Chairman said “We are pleased to welcome Prof. Stuart Reid as a director. He brings a wealth of experience within the veterinary sciences alongside previous roles with in the charity sector. We look forward to working together.”

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Photo credit: Veterinary Record Mark Thomas

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