I was recently honoured to be invited to sum up the morning presentations at an open day, hosted by the Stabiliser Cattle Company. The event marked the end of a five-year project funded by the then-Technology Strategy Board, now Innovate UK, to develop breeding values for net feed efficiency in suckler beef production. Hardly the stuff of headlines, you might think, but despite its seemingly mundane objectives, it could yet prove to be a groundbreaking example of how public money, […]