Farmer Innovation Grants (FIG) (closed)

 

Calls for Proposals (closed)

2018 AHDB Postgraduate Studentship Call

The 2018 AHDB Postgraduate Studentship Call has now closed (deadline for submission: midday on Tuesday 02 October 2018).

Specific terms relating to the call and all relevant documentation for submitting proposals can be found on the AHDB website.

All organisations will be informed of the results of the selection process by Thursday 31 January 2019.

Queries and further information requests for AHDB Beef & Lamb should be sent to .  Please note ‘AHDB Beef and Lamb’ in the subject header.

 

P1804237: Assessing efficiency of breeding enterprises

Clear guidance on what the optimum mature size is and how this relates to different production systems is lacking as is guidance on how producers should achieve it.  On behalf of the three levy organisations AHDB, HCC and QMS, AHDB is seeking proposals for research and development work to undertake a review of work from around the world in this area, considering efficiency of breeding enterprises and its impact on profitability.   It is anticipated that this project will be no longer than 6 months in duration.

·         Call information

·         Application information

Applications for this call are now closed.

This project is being financed as part of a £2 million fund of AHDB red meat levies ring-fenced for collaborative projects as an interim arrangement while a long-term solution is sought on the issue of levies being collected at point of slaughter in England, for animals which have been reared in Scotland or Wales.

 

P1804238: Improving neonatal survival of lambs and suckled calves

AHDB, HCC and QMS have identified improving neonatal survival of lambs and suckled calves as a key area to improve productivity.   On behalf of the three levy organisations, AHDB is therefore seeking proposals for research and development work to enhance understanding of neonatal infection and the industry’s current practice, and to highlight cost-effective ways of enhancing disease diagnostics in neonatal animals.   It is anticipated that this project will be two years in duration.

·         Call information

·         Application information

Applications for this call are now closed.

This project is being financed as part of a £2 million fund of AHDB red meat levies ring-fenced for collaborative projects as an interim arrangement while a long-term solution is sought on the issue of levies being collected at point of slaughter in England, for animals which have been reared in Scotland or Wales

 

P1710200: Benchmarking cattle medicine use at farm level

P1710200 – Benchmarking Cattle Medicine Use at Farm Level Call for Research 071117 (003)

P1710199: Review of the current knowledge base relating to artificial rearing of calves entering the beef supply chain from the dairy herd

 

2017 AHDB Postgraduate Studentship Call

The 2017 AHDB Postgraduate Studentship Call has now closed (deadline for submission: midday on Tuesday 03 October 2017).

Specific terms relating to the call and all relevant documentation for submitting proposals can be found on the AHDB website.

All organisations will be informed of the results of the selection process by Friday 19 January 2018.

Queries and further information requests for AHDB Beef & Lamb should be sent to .  Please note ‘AHDB Beef’ in the subject header.

 

P1604131: Beef Knowledge Partnerships

 

2016 AHDB Postgraduate Studentship Call

As part of the AHDB call, applications are now closed for the AHDB Beef and Lamb PhD studentship programme for projects starting in October 2017.   Specific terms relating to the call are found in the documents below:

For application and guidance visit AHDB PhD Postgraduate Studentship Projects 

All organisations will be informed of the results of the selection process by 13 January 2017.

Questions relating to submitted applications should be sent to  noting in the subject header that they are for AHDB Beef & Lamb.

 

Improving beef youngstock health

 

2015 AHDB Beef and Lamb Call for Applications for Postgraduate Studentship Projects

As part of the AHDB call, applications have now closed for the AHDB Beef and Lamb PhD studentship programme for projects starting in October 2016.   Specific terms relating to the call are found in the documents below:

Draft copies of the AHDB Studentship Agreements can be seen by following the links:

Questions relating to submitted applications should be sent to noting in the subject header that the enquiry is for AHDB Beef & Lamb.

 

AHDB call for full proposals to review the research and revise RB209

To review the crop nutrient recommendations outlined in The Fertiliser Manual (RB209), considering existing farm practices and recent research.  Details of the call and instructions can be found on AHDB’s website.

 

2014 AHDB Call for Applications for Postgraduate Studentship Projects

As part of the AHDB call, applications have now closed for the EBLEX PhD studentship programme for projects starting in October 2015.   Specific terms relating to the call are found in the documents below:

Results were announced on or around 13th January 2015.

Questions relating to submitted applications should be sent to noting in the subject header that the enquiry is for EBLEX.  Thank you.

 

Invitations to Tender (closed)

Update Feeding the Ewe

 

Grazing stock on forage crops

 

Evaluating the performance and health of beef cattle on a range of different finishing units in England

 

Developing grazing systems for beef producers

 

A pilot project to evaluate the EBLEX key performance indicators (KPIs) for suckler herds and growing and finishing beef enterprises in England