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28 March 2020
DCHA webinar"Electrolyte Therapy for Calves" now open
The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association is hosting a webinar with Geof Smith from NC State on 16 April....
18 March 2020
UK's Moredun Foundation for animal health and welfare celebrates 100 years of research and education
The Moredun, located just outside Edinburgh, celebrated its centenary on 17 March. ...
13 March 2020
Tasmanian govt shows support for future dairy leaders
AUSTRALIA - The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is the strongest supporter of the dairy industry, and continues to invest to help farmers grow the sector to create more jobs and to stimulate more investment in its regions, says Guy Barnett, Minister...
NFU makes strides in addressing farmers' mental health
Training session prepares Farmers Union members to respond to farm stress....
09 March 2020
Women in Food and Agriculture celebrate International Women's Day
Agricultural and food businesses are turning the tide on gender inequality, with two high profile companies meeting their goals to increase the proportion of women in leadership positions....
06 March 2020
Meeting sustainability challenges is possible, says livestock consultant
Scotland’s beef and sheep farms can meet sustainability goals....
05 March 2020
New advancements for young animal nutrition on display in Amsterdam
The Young Animal Nutrition Summit was held on 3 to 4 March in Amsterdam...
04 March 2020
Safeguarding standards in an uncertain future
Climate-friendly farming will be a huge component of the UK’s free trade posture after Brexit, but lack of government leadership could permanently weaken the agriculture sector....
03 March 2020
Smartbow open days at South West Dairy Development Centre
South West Dairy Development Centre will hold open days to demonstrate SmartBow, new wearable tech for cows. ...
02 March 2020
NFU kicks off 118th Anniversary Convention
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) officially convened its 118th Anniversary Convention yesterday in Savannah, Georgia, to celebrate American farm families and to set the organisation’s policy positions and priorities for the coming year. More than 500...
Careers in food and farming: inspiring the next generation of STEM graduates
Speaking at the NFU Conference 2020, an expert panel discuss the introduction of food and farming into the national curriculum and providing a gateway into STEM careers....
29 February 2020
AHDB targets Canadian hospitality sector
Quality beef, lamb and pork from the UK will be in the spotlight when AHDB exhibits at the Restaurants Canada Show this weekend....
27 February 2020
Flooding, food standards and environmental land management – Defra Minister George Eustice addresses the UK’s NFU Conference
The NFU Conference political session, held on 26 February, gave recently appointed Defra Minister George Eustice an opportunity to share his vision for the future of UK farming. ...
26 February 2020
NFU20: promoting, growing and protecting British dairy
Promoting, growing and protecting British dairy were the key themes at this year’s dairy breakout session at NFU Conference, and dairy board chairman Michael Oakes opened it by looking forward to a more optimistic 2020....
Leicestershire farmer awarded for NFU advocacy
A beef and arable farmer from Leicestershire has been honoured at NFU Conference for his dedication and commitment to the NFU and to the British farming industry....
25 February 2020
British farm standards must be benchmark in future trade deals, says NFU President
NFU President Minette Batters will today challenge the Government to show global leadership on international trade and insist that British farm standards are the benchmark for any food imports in future trade deals....
NFU tackles misinformation on climate change with its livestock “myth buster” fact sheet
The NFU will publish a livestock fact sheet on livestock and the environment to help farmers counteract misinformation and public misunderstanding of the sector....
23 February 2020
Driving productivity at Grassland & Muck 2020
Making the most of forage is a priority for UK farmers. Whether grazed or ensiled quality grass is still the most economic source of feed, and when managed right will reduce production costs and minimise environmental impact....
22 February 2020
Sustainability front of mind at recent farmer event
Pickstock Telford has opened the gates to their development farm, Brongain, as they collaborate with Rea Valley Tractors to hold their livestock working demonstration day showcasing machinery capable of improving on-farm efficiencies....
19 February 2020
Results are in on Alberta’s farmer-led research
The Provincial Government of Alberta spent January consulting with Alberta’s farmers about the role research plays in the agriculture sector. ...
12 February 2020
Second EVP opens enrolment for cow-calf practitioners
The University of Illinois, in collaboration with Iowa State University, is accepting registrations for the Executive Veterinary Programme (EVP) in Beef Cattle Health Management....
07 February 2020
Manure Innovation Challenge final pitches at the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit in San Francisco
The Animal AgTech Innovation Summit will host the final of the Manure Innovation Challenge, organised by The Yield Lab Institute for early-stage companies to advance innovative manure-management technologies....
21 January 2020
What’s the best way to improve the UK’s farm productivity?
Tim Mordan from the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs gives a policymaker’s perspective on how the UK can improve its farm productivity and safeguard the environment as it leaves the EU trading bloc....
17 January 2020
13 ag-tech innovators transforming livestock production
In the endeavour for better animal welfare and improved sustainability, new disruptive innovations are emerging to enable farmers to monitor the health of their herds in real-time, prevent disease outbreaks, and optimise nutrition....
13 December 2019
Mazoon Dairy Partners with National Training Fund
OMAN - Oman-based Mazoon Dairy said it has signed an agreement with National Training Fund for provision of training and also employment opportunities to 100 Omani nationals across various sectors through the second edition of its Qudarat programme....
25 November 2019
Dutch-Lanka Dairy Collaboration on the Cards
SRI LANKA - Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Tanja Gonggrijp said that since she began working in Sri Lanka she had found it difficult to find good milk and good milk by-products....
28 August 2019
Arla at Summit: Partnerships to Ensure Food Safety, Security
DENMARK - Access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food for all is a key theme at this week’s World Food Summit 2019 in Copenhagen. Tim Ørting Jørgensen, Executive Vice President of Arla International, will talk about the importance of public-private...
19 August 2019
Improving Bio-Security at the farm level, challenges faced in China that have a global impact – information is power.
Join us at the first-ever Animal and Food Safety Alliance Conference at EuroTier China 2019 from 19 - 21 September in Qingdao....
 
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