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13 September 2017
Open Farm Day Offers First Hand Look at Agriculture
CANADA - Manitobans who typically wouldn't have the opportunity to see agriculture first hand are being invited to take in the special events planned as part of Open Farm Day this Sunday, Bruce Cochrane reports....
Hunan Pursues Greener Agriculture
CHINA - Central China's Hunan province is pursuing a greener agriculture through transformation and upgrading of its livestock and poultry industry, according to a waste to resource meeting held in Changsha county on 5 September....
11 September 2017
Expert Calls for Brexit to Revolutionise Sustainable Farming
UK - Brexit should be used as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end industrialised farming in the UK and make a radical shift towards more sustainable smallholdings and allotments, University of Sussex Professor Dave Goulson has said....
25 August 2017
USPOULTRY Cosponsors 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Summit
US - Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), along with Field to Market, the Innovation Center for US Dairy, the National Pork Board, the Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops and the US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, is cosponsoring the upcoming 2017...
24 August 2017
Meetings Focus on Maximising Livestock Production from Grass
SCOTLAND, UK - Livestock farmers are invited to attend one of the six free "Better Grazing" meetings being held across Scotland next month....
21 August 2017
MoU Signed to Boost Research, Dairy Sector
MALAYSIA - The Holstein Milk Company, via its subsidiary Farm Fresh, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) to jointly establish an industry centre of excellence (UPM-FarmFresh ICoE) to further boost the country’s...
15 August 2017
Fonterra Dairy Duo Claim Awards at International Cheese Show
UK - Two Fonterra NZMP cheeses have scooped silver awards at the prestigious international Cheese Awards held recently at Nantwich, UK....
01 August 2017
Cheese Champion Recognised by British Cheese Board Award
UK - Cheese champion Brenda Davies received the British Cheese Board (BCB) Industry Award yesterday at The Nantwich Show in recognition of her invaluable contribution to the UK dairy industry....
27 July 2017
Event Sets Focus for Future R&D in UK Agriculture
UK - Research, development and knowledge exchange experts gathered to discuss priorities and develop lasting collaborative partnerships, to drive innovation and improvement in UK agriculture....
30 June 2017
Policy Makers Must Follow WTO Rule Book, Says AHDB
UK - The UK does not have a blank sheet of paper to redesign its agricultural trade and farm support policies post Brexit....
23 June 2017
Dairy Should be High Priority in Brexit Negotiations, Says Dairy UK
UK - It is vitally important that the UK dairy industry is recognised and prioritised during Brexit negotiations, Dr David Dobbin, Chairman of Dairy UK, said Wednesday....
22 June 2017
Food Citizenship Report Explores False, Limiting Idea of 'Consumer'
UK - The result of a ten-month inquiry with six organisations including the RSPB and Co-op to explore a Citizen food system, the Food Citizenship Report explores the false and limiting idea of ‘the consumer’. The report includes a review of international...
20 June 2017
Imported Cattle: No Sale Without Medical Checkup
BANGLADESH - The authorities concerned at a meeting took a decision not to sell imported cattle in any local market across the country before conducting medical checkups of the cattle....
Farming an Especially Risky Occupation Due to Range of Tasks
CANADA - The Director of the Manitoba Farm Safety Programme says the wide variety of tasks to be done on the farm, makes farming one of the more risky occupations, Bruce Cochrane reports....
07 June 2017
Nutriad Rolls Out Program On Alternative To AGP Use At Indolivestock, Surabaya, Indonesia
The 12th Indonesia's No.1 Livestock, Feed, Dairy, and Fisheries Industry Show in Indonesia - INDO LIVESTOCK 2017 Expo & Forum, May 17 – 19, 2017...
06 June 2017
Emergency Care of Alpacas
THIS NEW COURSE FOR 2017 will provide tools for the approach to, and decision making in, the emergency patient....
First Aid for the Large Animal Vet course.
Do you know how to treat a crush injury, or what to do if a colleague is bleeding badly, before help arrives?...
Safe Cattle Handling Course
This course is designed to get people thinking from the cows’ viewpoint when it comes to handling....
01 June 2017
Arla Raises Glass to Celebrate World Milk Day 2017
IRELAND - Arla farmer owners, colleagues and consumers in the UK are joining milk lovers around the globe today to ‘raise a glass’ celebrating milk and the great nutritional benefits it brings as part of World Milk Day 2017....
30 May 2017
Farmers, Forest Owners Along with Co-ops Driving Force Behind Green Jobs
EU - Copa and Cogeca underlined at a major workshop yesterday during this years’ Green Week the important role farmers and their cooperatives play in driving green jobs in Europe....
24 April 2017
Brexit Event in Goffs Starts Important Week for IFA Campaign
IRELAND - More than 600 farmers are packed into Goffs in Kildare today at the beginning of an important week for IFA’s Brexit campaign. ...
20 April 2017
Teagasc Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management Open for Applications
IRELAND - Teagasc are now accepting applications for the Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management Programme. ...
11 April 2017
High Demand for Skilled Staff in Dairy Sector
NEW ZEALAND - The dairy sector is calling for more people, particularly school-leavers, to consider a career in dairy given a shortage of skilled staff....
05 April 2017
Map Highlights Real-time Parasite Risks in Local Areas
UK - Livestock farmers, vets and SQP’s will be able to get up to date parasite information in their local area thanks to the monitoring of worm, fluke and fly levels on 18 farms across the UK....
13 March 2017
Chinese Chefs Learning to Use Milk-based Products
CHINA - While commonplace in Western diets, cream, cheese and butter are seldom used in commercial Chinese kitchens. Dairy exporters are working to change that....
10 March 2017
Proposal to Help China Reach Green Agriculture Goal
CHINA - Leaders from 300 agricultural companies have gathered in Beijing Wednesday to sign a proposal, promising to optimize their production processes and work together to realize China's goal of green agriculture....
09 March 2017
NFU: Collaboration Key to Successful Food Supply Chain Post-Brexit
UK - NFU Deputy President Minette Batters told an audience of policymakers within the UK food supply chain that the integrity of British produce must be the focus pre and post-Brexit....
03 March 2017
NFUS Highlights Importance of Farming as Employer to Influential Commons Committee
UK - NFU Scotland has highlighted the importance of Scottish agriculture as an employer to an influential committee in Westminster yesterday (Wednesday, 1 March)....
 
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