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11 May 2021
Canada selects 24 innovators for its Food Waste Reduction Challenge semi-finals
The 24 semi-finalists for the $20-million Food Waste Reduction Challenge have pitched diverse and high-impact solutions for Canada's food waste issues....
10 May 2021
UK farm groups call for urgent adoption of "dual" GHG accounting to address methane emissions from livestock
Opportunities to create climate cooling by changing management of UK livestock could be lost if the way the UK accounts for its greenhouse gas emissions is not addressed urgently....
07 May 2021
World food price index climes to highest point since mid-2014
World food prices rose for an eleventh consecutive month in April 2021, hitting their highest level since May 2014....
05 May 2021
Pirbright researchers hope to tackle cattle disease with two new projects
The Pirbright Institute has earmarked €3.5 million for two projects designed to improve pig and cattle health. ...
Nestle launches pea-based milk alternative under "Wunda" brand
Nestle has launched a new brand, "Wunda," to market a milk alternative made from yellow peas, the packaged food giant said on 5 May, as it sought to further boost its presence in the fast-growing market for plant-based foods....
How can global agriculture approach net zero?
The agriculture industry and supply chains need to be more unified to achieve net zero climate goal, say experts at BSAS conference. ...
03 May 2021
EU farming unions welcome research focus of the Horizon Europe Program
Following the Council adoption of Horizon Europe back in March and the European Parliament approval of the 9th Framework Program for European Research and Innovation - Horizon Europe - has been officially adopted. ...
02 May 2021
RABI's Big Farming Survey sees huge uptake from UK farmers
The positive uptake of the survey into the health and wellbeing of the farming community will define future support. ...
01 May 2021
Canadian MP introduces bill to fight food insecurity and climate change
New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament Alastair MacGregor has introduced a bill that hopes to combat food insecurity and climate change by investing in soil health and research. ...
30 April 2021
New blockchain platform developed by JBS launches
New development allows suppliers of JBS to register their own suppliers to enable compliance with the socioenvironmental criteria for breeding beef cattle in the Amazon Biome....
28 April 2021
BSAS awards Dr Jude Capper for her sustainability research
The British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) announces Dr Jude Capper as the winner of the prestigious Sir John Hammond Award 2021....
The bipartisan America Grows Act could help reassert US leadership in ag research
If passed, the bipartisan America Grows Act of 2021 would significantly increase US public investment in agricultural research and development, says the Farm Journal Foundation. ...
27 April 2021
Wageningen University to create global animal production database
Wageningen University is leading a new initiative to create global online database with animal production data from all over the world as to better understand the role of animals in sustainable food systems. ...
25 April 2021
UK's Royal Academy of Engineering awards NFU £30,000 to teach STEM through agriculture
The Royal Academy of Engineering has recognized the value of delivering Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) learning through the lens of food and farming and its role in inspiring the next generation of engineers by funding the NFU’s brand...
24 April 2021
Home cooking and alcohol drove global grocery sales in 2020, says Kantar report
The global grocery sector grew by a record 10% in 2020 according to industry data, as pandemic restrictions forced consumers to stay at home....
23 April 2021
UK researchers are learning more about lumpy skin disease in cattle
Researchers at the Pirbright Institute are determining which insects vector lumpy skin disease, an emerging cattle virus. ...
Weekly beef and dairy digest: analysis of Spain's meat sector
In this week's beef and dairy digest, read about Spain's meat sector and China's changes to its feed guidelines. ...
21 April 2021
Calling all UK AgriTech start-ups
Harper Adams University is launching Cultivate, an AgriTech pre-accelerator to support early stage ag-tech businesses with mentoring and expertise. ...
Brazil's JBS expands into plant-based protein with Vivera acquisition
JBS has purchased Vivera, Europe’s third-largest plant-based protein producer for €341 million, to appeal to those who want to eat less meat. ...
20 April 2021
Agriculture contributes over €170 billion to EU GDP, says Eurostat data
In 2020, the agricultural sector contributed an estimated €171.9 billion towards the EU’s GDP, the equivalent of 1.3% of the total....
17 April 2021
How will UK farm businesses react to changing land use?
Climate change, new policies and other pressures will change how land is used around the UK in the coming years, says the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV)....
16 April 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US beef sales abroad continue to slip
Read the USDA outlook for beef and veal and see an in-depth analysis of Brazil's meat industry. ...
Global corporations seek unified and market-based approaches ahead of climate summit
Corporate executives and investors say they want world leaders at next week's climate summit to embrace a unified and market-based approach to slashing their carbon emissions....
15 April 2021
US beef and cattle prices are rising on stronger-than-normal seasonal demand
Beef and beef cattle prices are experiencing an upward trend as the US economy emerges from a year-long pandemic, writes Adam Russell with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. ...
CoBank's quarterly analysis suggests that President Biden's proposed infrastructure plan could significantly impact rural America
The latest analysis from CoBank finds that the US economy is gathering momentum after the COVID-19 crisis and that policy decisions and the proposed infrastructure plan will have far-reaching impacts on rural industries. ...
13 April 2021
How will individual EU countries deliver on CAP strategic plans?
Member States’ CAP strategic plans will combine a wide range of targeted interventions addressing their specific needs and delivering tangible results in relation to EU-level objectives, while contributing to the Green Deal....
Australia's NFF welcomes new Climate Change Authority Chair
The National Farmers’ Federation welcomes the appointment of Mr Grant King as Chair of the Climate Change Authority, as well as new members Ms Susie Smith and Mr John McGee....
12 April 2021
The UK's meat and dairy industry should maintain in-home offerings post pandemic
With over a quarter of the population saying they plan to eat out less when lockdown eases, AHDB has produced a new report exploring future opportunities for meat and dairy in-home....
 
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