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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)....
01 March 2017
Minister Stresses on Need for Increase in Dairy Animals' Productivity
INDIA - Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Parshottam Rupala has emphasised the need to increase productivity of dairy animals with the increase in demand for milk....
AHDB Meat and Dairy Attend Gulfood in Dubai
UAE - Quality Standard Mark Lamb and speciality cheeses will be in the spotlight this week at a major international trade show in Dubai....
27 February 2017
FAO Reiterates Continued Support to Africa's Livestock Sector
AFRICA - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has reiterated that it would continue supporting Africa's livestock sector....
Prabhat Dairy Looks to Strengthen Footprint in Gulf Region
INDIA - Private dairy company Prabhat Dairy is planning to strengthen its international presence with a range of premium cheese and other milk products for the Gulf region....
23 February 2017
Trade, Investment Deals Post-Brexit Grab Spotlight at NFU Conference
UK - A panel of experts at the NFU Conference considered a number of the unanswered questions on the country’s future position on international trade and investment post-Brexit....
Right Funds, Regulation Vital for Farming’s Future, Says Report
UK - A new report from the NFU urges Government and research providers to invest in agricultural R&D and to enable British farmers to use the latest technologies....
21 February 2017
Teagasc Food Research Presented to Chinese Food Companies
IRELAND - Teagasc outlined its dairy and nutrition research to Chinese food companies at seminars organised by Enterprise Ireland in Shanghai (13 February) and Beijing (15 February) in China last week. ...
15 February 2017
Grass Management Delivering Benefits for Scottish Farmers
SCOTLAND, UK - The main take-home message from Quality Meat Scotland's grazing conferences this month was that farmers have an opportunity to improve their profits by taking control of their grass management....
09 February 2017
Action Group Announces Ambitious Phase II for National Johne's Management Plan
UK - The Action Group on Johne's launched Phase II of the National Johne's Management Plan (NJMP) at a successful conference in Worcestershire this week, to build on the foundations created by Phase I of the plan....
30 January 2017
Animal Disease Spread Shown Using Social Network Analysis
ITALY - Researchers have shown that looking at movements of operators and vehicles between farms in the same way we look at contacts in social networks can help explain the spread of dangerous infectious diseases of livestock, such as foot-and-mouth disease...
26 January 2017
Conference to Highlight Studies for Effective Management, Disease Reduction
UK - Disease management, vet and farmer partnerships and overseas practice will be the major talking points at the Action Johne's Conference on Tuesday, 7 February 2017, at the Sixways Stadium in Worcester....
23 January 2017
Sindh Govt Works on Achieving Food Security
PAKISTAN - Sindh Minister of Livestock and Fisheries Muhammad Ali Malkani has said that the provincial government is committed to promoting and supporting agriculture, livestock, dairy and other sectors and will provide incentives and facilities to investors....
Project Aims to Bring 'Internet of Things' to Agriculture
EU - The Internet of Food & Farm 2020 (IoF2020) project started on 1 January, and will investigate a large-scale implementation of Internet of Things (IoT) in the European farming and food sector....
17 January 2017
BQA Producer Forum Open to All Cattle Producers
US - Attention all dairymen, cattle farmers and ranchers: The Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Producer Forum will be held Thursday, 2 February 2017 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Nashville, Tennessee, during the Annual Cattle Industry Convention. The forum...
Cattle Breeders' Club Conference Brings Industry Together
UK - The British Cattle Breeders' Club Conference, which is being held once again at the Telford Hotel and Golf Resort in Shropshire, will see experts around the globe giving delegates an insight into a variety of topics, including the latest technology...
11 January 2017
Hungary to Host FAO Workshop on Cattle Disease
HUNGARY - As the lumpy skin disease virus dangerous to cattle threatens to move further into Europe from the Balkans, a three-day regional workshop is set to be hosted in Budapest in March to discuss the situation and possible prevention methods, according...
05 January 2017
UK Farmers, Food Industry Urged to 'Step Up' to Address Global Competitiveness
UK - Farmers, growers and the food industry need to “step up” to address the challenge of agricultural competitiveness and productivity in a rapidly-changing world....
29 December 2016
DBA Pledges Support for Agricultural Education Center
US - Recognising the opportunity to engage the non-farming public about how food is produced, the Dairy Business Association has announced it will contribute $50,000 to the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC)....
20 December 2016
New Era for Dairy Herd Improvement
AUSTRALIA - The first annual general meeting of DataGene last week (16 December), heralded a new era in herd improvement for the Australian dairy industry....
15 December 2016
USDA Announces $3.8 million for Organics Research
US - The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced the availability of up to $3.8 million in funding to support research, education and extension to support organic farmers and ranchers as well...
13 December 2016
New Chair for NZ Dairy Industry Awards
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards Trustees have chosen Woodville dairy, beef and cropping farmer Ben Allomes as Chair at a recent trust meeting....
07 December 2016
Summit Showcases Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance
US - A new Wisconsin-based initiative aimed at fostering continuous improvement throughout the dairy supply chain took center stage recently at a national summit exploring the growing sustainability movement in agriculture....
20 September 2016
Data Sharing Needed to Improve Dairy Industry for Future
GLOBAL - The world milk price increased by 35 per cent to a level of around US$30 or €27 per 100 kilograms of milk since June 2016, according to recent monitoring data from dairy organisation the International Farm Comparison Network....
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