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21 September 2015
View news from Global Nanotechnology in Agriculture Presents Opportunities, Challenges
GLOBAL - Nanotechnology presents many opportunities for improving agriculture, but new research from the European Commission Joint Research Centre has revealed inconsistencies in the way it is regulated across the world....
16 September 2015
View news from Global Fonterra Auction Makes it Three Gains in a Row
GLOBAL – Strong gains in milk powders propelled the Global Dairy Trade to its third positive result in a row....
14 September 2015
View news from Global FAO Food Price Index Registered Steady Meat Prices in August
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 155.7 points in August 2015, down 8.5 points (5.2 per cent) from July, the sharpest monthly drop since December 2008. ...
10 September 2015
View news from Global Why Dairy Farming Needs Women
GLOBAL – Industry figureheads rallied progressive producers yesterday at the inaugural Women in Dairy conference....
09 September 2015
View news from Global Six Point Plan For Sustainable Dairy Development in Asia
ANALYSIS - A six point plan has been put forward for a regional strategy for sustainable dairy development in Asia....
08 September 2015
View news from Global 2015-16 El Niño Expected to be Strongest Since 1997-98
GLOBAL - A mature and strong El Niño is now present in the tropical Pacific Ocean and is likely to strengthen further. This year’s El Niño event is the strongest since 1997-1998 and is potentially among the four strongest events since 1950, according...
07 September 2015
View news from Global New Diagram to Address Antibiotics Confusion
GLOBAL – A team of livestock sustainability experts has devised a new diagram to explain how flagship health organisations classify “critically important” antimicrobials (CIAs)....
04 September 2015
View news from Global High China Dairy Inventories to Stave Off Dairy Markets Recovery
GLOBAL - Any hopes of a dairy market recovery from consecutive positive Fonterra auction results are false, according to US dairy analysts with an eye on Chinese production....
View news from Global New Partnership Offers Support to Small Farm Organisations
GLOBAL - Small-scale forest and farm producers’ organisations in developing countries will be strengthened following a partnership agreement between the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Swedish-based development cooperation organisation...
27 August 2015
View news from Global First Signs of Dairy Co-ops Support Suppliers
GLOBAL – Tough market conditions are prompting cooperatives to offer financial support to members, with Fonterra and Glanbia given as notable examples by UK market analysts....
19 August 2015
View news from Global Dairy Sector Could Supplement Tight UK Beef
UK – Pressure in the dairy sector could counter a tightening of prime cattle supplies, say market analysts expecting UK production to fall two per cent this year. ...
View news from Global Treat Global Dairy Trade Increase “With Caution”
GLOBAL – The dairy industry shouldn't get carried away at Tuesday's 14.8 per cent increase in the Global Dairy Trade, which saw strong gains across several products, say UK analysts....
14 August 2015
View news from Global Dairy Crisis: What Can Ten Pence On Milk Do?
GLOBAL - A supermarket’s ten pence pledge on a new brand of milk has been welcomed by UK farm leaders this week but many say producers can help themselves by curbing production....
13 August 2015
View news from Global Why is the Dairy Sector Suffering Globally?
ANALYSIS - The global dairy sector is in turmoil with the price of production outstripping farm gate prices in many countries, a glut of milk on the market and stagnation in traditional and expanding export markets....
View news from Global Early Disease Detection Protects Countries From Disaster
GLOBAL - Public health, animal health and security sectors must speak with one voice on the need to strengthen health systems, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
10 August 2015
View news from Global World Food Price at Six Year Low
GLOBAL - The slide in prices for dairy products and vegetable oils has driven the Food Price Index to its lowest monthly average value since September 2009....
05 August 2015
View news from Global World Dairy Prices Slump 9.3 Per Cent
GLOBAL – Dairy prices fell 9.3 per cent in the Global Dairy Trade Price Index yesterday, the tenth consecutive negative result. ...
04 August 2015
View news from Global 2015 Grain Harvest to Take Bronze
GLOBAL – World grain production is expected to come in at 1,970m tonnes – the third largest harvest ever....
03 August 2015
View news from Global Emerging Markets Falter in Dairy Top 20
GLOBAL – Survey results of the world’s biggest dairy companies have highlighted rocky times besetting the world’s key growth areas for dairy demand....
14 July 2015
View news from Global Rabies Still a Global Problem Despite Simple Prevention
GLOBAL - Rabies is a growing health concern for both pets and owners around the world. Despite there being a 100 per cent preventable vaccine, the deadly viral disease is still taking around 60,000 lives each year....
View news from Global More Investment Needed to Fight World Hunger
GLOBAL - Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional $267 billion per year on average for investments in rural and urban areas and in social protection, a new UN report says. ...
08 July 2015
View news from Global No Dairy Volatility, This Is a Crisis
GLOBAL – Rock bottom milk prices, currently hurting farmers around the world, are not the sign of volatility, they are the sign of a market in crisis, the Livestock Event heard this morning....
06 July 2015
View news from Global Huge Opportunities for Agricultural Growth in West Africa
AFRICA - West Africa has unprecedented opportunities for agricultural growth, but making the most of them will require more effective regional integration, says a new report by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Food and Agriculture Organization...
03 July 2015
View news from Global Food Prices Expected to Fall Over Next Decade
GLOBAL - Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in real prices for agricultural products over the coming decade, according to the latest Agricultural Outlook report produced by...
View news from Global UK, US Feed Market Prices Increasing
UK and US - UK feed wheat futures (Nov-15) closed at £132.00/t on Tuesday, up £7.60 on the week and the highest settlement price since the end of March 2015. The upward trend in price was also reflected in international grain prices....
01 July 2015
View news from Global Sustainable Intensive Agriculture: The Route to Feeding 9 Billion by 2050
GLOBAL - Sustainable intensive agriculture is key to feeding nine billion by 2050. This was one of the topics discussed by Dr Sean Rickard at a conference held at the Farmers Club, London, organised by ANPARIO plc, Stuart Lumb reports....
29 June 2015
View news from Global Third of World Population Viable Because of Costly Nitrogen
GLOBAL - Nitrogen use in agriculture keeps two billion people alive and costs the US economy over two hundred billion dollars a year, according to a growing body of research....
View news from Global Russia Extends Ban on Imports of Agricultural Products to 2016
GLOBAL - The Russian Government has announced that it will be extending the ban on agricultural products from the EU until 5 August 2016....
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