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12 January 2018
Ethiopian Govt Launches Projects to Develop Livestock, Fishery Sectors
ETHIOPIA - The Ethiopian government has recently assigned a US$470 million loan and donation agreement with the World Bank, of which a loan of US$170 million goes to the livestock and fishery resource development....
08 January 2018
Team to Visit SL to Explore Possibility of Establishing Dairy Farm in Polonnaruwa
SRI LANKA - The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Dr Shahid Ahmad Hashmat informed the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena that a high-level experts team would soon visit Sri Lanka to carry out a feasibility report regarding establishment...
05 January 2018
Farm Study Highlights Importance of Regular Heifer Weighing
UK - The importance of regular weighing has been further underlined following results from AHDB Dairy’s two year Calf to Calving project, which identified huge variation in growth rates within batches of heifers....
27 December 2017
Georgian Dairy Industry on the Upswing
GEORGIA - Growth in Georgia’s dairy industry is on the upswing, owing to an improving investment climate, good dairy farming conditions and strong demand for milk, cheese and other dairy products....
07 December 2017
SL Govt Promotes Youth Dairy Entrepreneurs
SRI LANKA - As a part of the government’s policy to promote domestic dairy production with the participation of youth entrepreneurs the Cabinet of Ministers has decided to start an island-wide programme to create 10,000 youth dairy entrepreneurs in...
29 November 2017
Misuse of Antibiotics in Livestock, Poultry Also Causes Resistance in Humans, Says Expert
NIGERIA - Solomon Chollom, a medical laboratory scientist with the National Veterinary Research Institute, says the misuse of antibiotics in livestock and poultry can also make humans resistant to the drug....
21 November 2017
Zimbabwean Farmers Beef up Livestock Breeding Skills
ZIMBABWE - More than 200 A1 and A2 Zvishavane farmers have undergone a livestock rearing and breeding training programme that is expected to add value to their farming business....
06 November 2017
Big Hitters Confirmed for Question Time Panel at AgriScot
SCOTLAND - Some of the biggest names in the dairy sector will be answering farmers’ questions at a debate organised by the Scottish Dairy Hub at this year’s AgriScot on 15 November....
01 November 2017
AHDB Dorset Conference Highlights Supply Chain Value for Farms Post Brexit
UK - The regional conference will address the importance of UK farms being and remaining competitive in the marketplace and more connected in supply chains. ...
06 October 2017
AABP Foundation, Zoetis Award $60,000 in Veterinary Student Scholarships
US - Twelve fourth-year veterinary students from across the country were presented scholarships on Friday, 15 September during the 50th Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) in Omaha, Nebraska. ...
Ambitious Aim to Sign All Scottish Dairy Farmers Up for Dairy Pro
UK - AHDB and the Scottish Government are aiming to have all Scottish dairy businesses signed up to continuing professional development programme Dairy Pro by the end of the year....
05 October 2017
EBRD, FAO Support Development of Kazakh Dairy Sector
KAZAKHSTAN - The modernisation of Kazakhstan’s agribusiness sector through the introduction of state-of-the-art information systems, like the Collect Mobile application for milk processors, was one of the key themes in a roundtable organised by the...
27 September 2017
C2C Events to Demonstrate Significant On-farm Impact
UK - Two upcoming Calf to Calving (C2C) events to be held in Glasgow and Aberdeen will highlight how key changes to farm management can improve the bottom line....
25 September 2017
Yili Becomes Olympic Partner to Milk Rewards
CHINA - Inner Mongolia's Yili Group has teamed up with Beijing 2022 to become the official supplier of dairy products for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games....
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....
 
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