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19 July 2018
Project Helps Over 27,000 Dairy Farmers in Maharashtra
INDIA - Over 27,000 milk producers have benefited from a dairy development programme initiated to provide financial stability to farmers in the Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra, said an official ....
18 July 2018
IFA Urges Older Farmers to Adjust Working Practices
IRELAND - IFA is challenging older farmers to think more about ways they can improve their health and safety this Farm Safety Week....
Dairy Company Warns of 'Dairy Dilemma' of Impossible Choices Post Brexit
UK - At an event held this week (tuesday, 17 July) at the London School of Economics (LSE), pan-European dairy cooperative Arla Foods will warn that if the findings of a LSE report prove true, non-tariff barriers to trade and restricted access to labour...
13 July 2018
NMA Highlights Discounting as Threat to Sustainability of Specialist Fresh Milk
IRELAND - IFA National Liquid Milk Chairman John Finn has said the 2017 report by the National Milk Agency, published this week, highlights the role of retail practices when it comes to keeping specialist fresh milk producers viable, and securing domestic...
Aberdeen Angus Farmers to Benefit from Tesco's New Beef Contracts
UK - Tesco has announced it will continue its multi-million pound investment in the growth of the British Aberdeen Angus herd, with 1,600 farmers in the UK set to benefit from new 12 month contracts which will guarantee a price above the standard market...
UK Farming Unions Respond to Govt Brexit White Paper
UK - NFU Scotland, NFU, NFU Cymru and Ulster Farmers’ Union have issued a statement following the publication of today’s Brexit white paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU....
12 July 2018
Canadian Beef Sector to Get $14m Federal Investment
CANADA - The Canadian beef sector is a strong economic driver, accounting for $9 billion in farm cash receipts in 2017. ...
11 July 2018
Finland to Probe Potential of Cattle Manure for Energy Production
FINLAND - Large-scale animal husbandry in Finland generates some 20 million tonnes of waste annually, the nutrient content of which is currently under-utilised....
10 July 2018
New 'Fight the Fluke' Video Highlights Importance of Control
UK - With farmers facing significant livestock losses from liver fluke, AHDB Beef & Lamb and Moredun Research Institute are acting to help improve understanding and develop effective control methods....
Climate Projections Suggest Lancaster County Corn Yields in Jeopardy by 2050
US - Climate projections indicate more warming will occur in the Northeast than other sections of the United States, and that has implications for corn crops and dairy farms in the region by 2050, researchers warn....
09 July 2018
Impact Calculator Helps Industry Prepare for Brexit
UK - A new online calculator has been launched this week which will allow farmers and growers to see for the first time how they may be affected by potential Brexit scenarios....
03 July 2018
Livestock Groups Urge Swift Passage of ESA Amendments of 2018
US - The Public Lands Council (PLC), the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), and the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) yesterday urged swift passage of the Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018. ...
Greenpeace Says New Water Rules Must Ban Dairy Conversions
NEW ZEALAND - Greenpeace says New Zealand’s water regulations need to be updated to prevent dairy expansion and end the intensification of livestock farming across the country....
29 June 2018
Dairy UK: Strong, Vibrant UK Dairy Industry Will Meet New Challenges Successfully
UK - The UK dairy industry is 'increasingly strong, vibrant and ambitious' and can successfully deal with the unprecedented challenges and opportunities it now faces....
IFA Says Aldi's Aggressive Discounting of Fresh Milk Incompatible with Origin Green Membership
IRELAND - Unsustainable discounting of fresh milk by Aldi in the last week is socially irresponsible and fundamentally incompatible with Origin Green membership, IFA National Liquid Milk Chairman John Finn has said....
Land O'Lakes, California Bioenergy Partner to Advance 'Barn to Biogas'
US - Land O’Lakes, Inc. and California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio) have launched a first-of-its-kind collaboration to support the financing, installation and management of on-farm methane digesters to generate renewable compressed natural gas fuel in California...
19 June 2018
Kintyre Milk Producers Look to the Future
SCOTLAND, UK - Milk producers in Kintyre are committed to building a positive future for dairy production in the region....
18 June 2018
Reducing Age at First Calving can Save Thousands
UK - Reducing the age of first calving from 26 to 24 months can potentially save dairy farmers £300 per heifer....
14 June 2018
Bayer’s Care4Cattle initiative
Interview with Almut Hoffmann, Head of Global Marketing Farm Animal Products. ...
MP Launches APPG Inquiry into Dairy Exports, Opportunities
UK - The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dairy, headed by Scott Mann MP, has launched a new inquiry to look at the future of dairy exports....
13 June 2018
Choice Matters: Environmental Costs of Producing Meat, Seafood
GLOBAL - Which food type is more environmentally costly to produce - livestock, farmed seafood, or wild-caught fish?...
12 June 2018
China Aims to Improve Dairy Industry
CHINA - China on Monday unveiled guidelines to make a series of improvements to its dairy industry....
11 June 2018
Cattle Feed Inspection Labs Open at Jebel Ali Port
UAE - Talib Julfar, Assistant Director-General of Dubai Municipality for Environment and Public Health Services Sector, recently inaugurated the veterinary laboratories for examining fodder samples and animal food shipments in Jebel Ali Port....
08 June 2018
Beef + Lamb NZ Proposes Levies Increase
NEW ZEALAND - Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) yesterday launched consultation on a proposal to increase sheepmeat and beef levies to accelerate investment in a range of key programmes....
Development of SL Dairy Industry to be Self-sufficient
SRI LANKA - A meeting was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, regarding development of the local dairy industry and consumption to plan out a program becoming country self- sufficient in dairy products...
07 June 2018
Beef + Lamb NZ Urges Tailored Approach Towards Emissions
NEW ZEALAND - Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) welcomes the government’s commitment to setting a new carbon target and considering accounting for the differing contributions of specific livestock emissions as consultation on proposed Zero Carbon legislation...
06 June 2018
Belarus Suggests Developing Dairy Cluster in Mongolia
MONGOLIA - Belarus can develop a dairy cluster in Mongolia, Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said as he met with Mongolia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Damdin Tsogtbaatar, BelTA has learned....
05 June 2018
IFA President Addresses EU Agri Ministers on CAP Budget
EU - IFA President Joe Healy is addressing the informal EU Farm Council meeting of Agriculture Ministers in Bulgaria today (5 June) on the CAP post-2020 and the importance of an increased budget....
 
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