Dr Alan Bullion is Special Reports and Projects Director for Agribusiness intelligence, publishing one-off reports on the crop protection, animal health and fertilisers sectors.
Alan has worked as a publisher, analyst, journalist and editor for Informa for over 18 years, having previously worked on specialist titles focusing on agriculture and food in Asia, and on organics, ethanol and biodiesel, particularly in Brazil. He also has expertise on the political impact of Brexit on UK agribusiness.
Alan was awarded a PhD by the University of Southampton for a thesis on the civil war and conflict resolution.
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Why is beef and dairy production unfairly criticized in the global food sustainability conversation?
Beef and dairy have far less of an impact on human-grade food production than critics make out, with almost 90% of feed for beef production made up of elements inedible to humans. Animal Pharm's head of reports Dr Alan Bullion scrutinizes this hot topic.
Genetic advantage, healthy microbiomes and improved vaccines are the key pillars of the DNA revolution at the heart of maximizing productivity in the aquaculture market, claims Animal Pharm's head of reports Dr Alan Bullion.
Eating red meat in moderation remains vital for a healthy balanced diet, as some plants and fish are being drained of their nutritional value, an Irish professor has argued.
The UK government is formulating its first National Food Strategy for 75 years under the leadership of Henry Dimbleby, co-founder of Leon Restaurants, and is now due to publish a White Paper in the spring, followed by a final strategy in winter 2020.
Precision agriculture dates back to mid-1990’s and has since morphed into big data and digital farming, although these terms are often used interchangeably, delegates were informed at the Agribusiness Intelligence Crop Science Forum & Awards 2019.
By reducing inputs, improving resource management, minimizing land impacts, and lowering costs, precision ag technologies are now increasingly delivering on the promise of sustainability for farmers and their operations, according to speakers at the recent Agribusiness Intelligence Crop Science Forum & Awards 2019.