NEWSLETTERS & BLOGS 
NEWSLETTERS & BLOGS 
NEWSLETTERS & BLOGS 
Co-Founders Rob Burleigh and Francis Dodds share their knowledge and insights into agricultural science, publishing and the latest news at Burleigh Dodds 
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Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
14 September 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
We're delighted to see several authors from our 5 volume poultry meat and egg collection speaking at the XVth European Poultry Conference (EPC18) later this month in Croatia. Delegates will be able to find information about this comprehensive collection at the event. 
 

BESTSELLING TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

 
The New Zealand government has announced plans to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from dairy herds. Read the story here and find out more on Mycoplasma and mastitis from our volume on dairy herd management
 
Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
14 September 2018 

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We're delighted to announce that Professor Patrick du Jardin has joined our team of Editors to work on our fortcoming title, 'Biostimulants for sustainable crop production'. He will be working alongside experts Professor Youssef Rouphael, Professor Stefania de Pascale and Professor Giuseppe Colla. 
 

NEW TITLE 

EVENTS 

Look out for our book and literature displays and both these events. 
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
6 September 2018 

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With new livestock books on the way in 2019, here's a small presentation to showcase our most recently published titles, in case you have missed them. 
 
Revisit our livestock collection here and see which ones you're missing! 

NEW & BESTSELLING TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

A new UK study suggests livestock respond to positive human emotions, adding a new dimension to debates about farm animal welfare. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
6 September 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
We're delighted to announce that Professor Chris Watkins has agreed to edit our forthcoming collection: ‘Advances in postharvest management of horticultural produce‘. Dr Watkins is Herman H. Cohn Professor of Horticulture and Associate Dean at Cornell University and Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension. 
 

NEW & FORTHCOMING TITLES 

EVENTS 

 
We're excited to have information on our two volume collections on sorghum and maize at the XXXII National Maize and Sorghum Congress, taking place next week in Lavras, Brazil. The event is the main Brazilian forum for the discussion of technical-scientific issues on maize and sorghum crops. 
 
Find out more about the congress here 
 
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
30 August 2018 

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Our dedicated team aims to provide great support for our editors and authors. We wanted to introduce you to a key member of that team: Amanda, our Content Delivery Specialist. 
 
Learn more about our service to editors and authors here
 

BESTSELLING TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

 
Levels of antibiotic resistance in the intestinal tracts of broilers and pigs are linked to antibiotic usage, according to the results of a pan-European study. 
 
Read the full story here 
 
Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
30 August 2018 

TOP STORY 

Our dedicated team aims to provide great support for our editors and authors. We wanted to introduce you to a key member of that team: Amanda, our Content Delivery Specialist. 
 
Learn more about our service to editors and authors here

NEW & BESTSELLING TITLES 

EVENTS 

We're pleased to have information about our weed management title at this year's Australasian Weed Conference, held in Sydney. The conference brings together the weed management community to discuss new developments and share information about cutting-edge and best weed management practices. 
 
Find out more here 
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
23 August 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
We're pleased to have information about our new grasslands title at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the German Grasslands Society (AGGF 2018), including a unique discount code for delegates. Find out more here 

NEW & BESTSELLING TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

The Irish Government has recently warned against the ‘off-label’ use of antibiotics in footbaths to deal with lameness in cattle. The challenges of antibiotic resistance from over-use of medicines and the problem of foot diseases in cattle are reviewed in our recent dairy titles. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
21 August 2018 

TOP STORY 

We're delighted to confirm that Dr Leisa Armstrong has agreed to edit our forthcoming collection: ‘Improving data management and decision support systems in agriculture‘. 
 

NEW & FORTHCOMING TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

We're pleased to have information about our new grasslands title at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the German Grasslands Society (AGGF 2018), including a unique discount code for delegates. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
16 August 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
We're very excited to be a Media Partner at Dairy Europe later this year. Taking place in Berlin, Germany, the theme of this year's conference is “Outlook on Dairy Industry”. 
 

BOOK REVIEWS & NEW TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

A Dutch dairy farmer whose cows just recently learned how to graze again after 10 years of being kept indoors is using a rather novel method to measure his grass yields to ensure he only uses fertiliser where required. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Crop Round Up 
16 August 2018 

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We're delighted to have material on our two newly released soil titles at the British Society of Soil Science's 2018 Conference in September. 
 

NEW & BESTSELLING TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

 
Scientists discover a nitrogen-fixing cereal variety that behaves like a legume. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
8 August 2018 

TOP STORY 

We're delighted to announce that Dr Chris McSweeney and Professor Rod Mackie have agreed to edit our forthcoming collection: ‘Improving rumen function‘. 
 

NEW TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

A recent report has confirmed the appearance of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China for the first time, highlighting the risk posed by this and over viral diseases to pig farmers. The disease has already spread from sub-Sharan Africa to Eastern Europe. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Crop Round Up 
8 August 2018 

TOP STORY 

We had two new titles arrive into the Burleigh Dodds office last week - 'Achieving sustainable cultivation of cocoa' and 'Achieving sustainable cultivation of potatoes, Volume 1'. 
 

NEW TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

Ethiopian scientists have developed a new sorghum variety that could lead to multiple yields annually. 
 
 

Livestock news 

The 7th International Egg Symposium is taking place later this year in Kyoto, Japan and we're very excited to have material on our egg titles at the event. 
 
Taking place from 16th - 17th October, the theme of this year's event is “Egg Safety and Benefits for Human Health.” Speakers include a number of our authors, including Tom Humphrey (on pathogens), Yoshinori Mine (on peptides) and Yves Nys (on eggshell formation). We're delighted to have our two-volume collection, 'Achieving sustainable cultivation of eggs', edited by Professor Julie Roberts on display at the event. Delegates will have a chance to look through both volumes and benefit from an exclusive conference discount. You can find the full conference programme and speakers here
 
Not attending this event? You can find out more about both titles at our online bookshop, and through our video summaries. 
Burleigh Dodds Crop Round Up 
24 July 2018 

TOP STORY 

We're delighted to announce that Emeritus Professor Michael Reid has agreed to edit our forthcoming volume: ‘Achieving sustainable cultivation of ornamental plants‘. Dr Reid is Emeritus Professor of Environmental Horticulture in the University of California-Davis, USA. 
 

BESTSELLING AND FORTHCOMING TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

An exciting agri-robotics project for the soft fruits sector began earlier this year. The project is set to develop advanced autonomous systems to support the production of soft fruit in the UK. 
 
 

Livestock news 

We wanted to share news of an event next month which features our titles. The 64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICOMST) is taking place in Melbourne, Australia from 12th-17th August. As well as coverage of safety issues such as traceability and microbiology, key quality-related topics addressed in the conference programme include: consumer attitudes to meat quality, next-generation techniques for assessing meat quality, post-mortem glycolysis and meat quality as well as meat and health. 
 
We're delighted to have further information on all of our livestock titles at the congress, along with an exclusive delegate discount and copies on show of our two-volume collection on 'Ensuring safety and quality in the production of beef'. 
 
Not attending the congress? You can find out more about these titles, described in one review as "a breath of fresh air", in Francis' short videos below. 
Burleigh Dodds Crop Round Up 
18 July 2018 

TOP STORY 

We're delighted to introduce our latest title release, 'Water management for sustainable agriculture', edited by Professor Theib Oweis, from ICARDA in Jordan. 

FORTHCOMING TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

A new piece of research by UCLA scientists and engineers has been published in Nature, which could lead to the first new class of herbicides in 30 years. 
 
 
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