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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Zagreb to Host 2015 Animal Welfare Conference
CROATIA - The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) is to hold its 2015 conference with the theme 'Animal Populations – World Resources and Animal Welfare' in Zagreb on 14 and 15 July 2015. The closing date to submit a title and abstract...
Monday, September 22, 2014
New Managing Director Announced for Moredun Scientific
SCOTLAND - John Murray has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Moredun Scientific. He will succeed Professor Willie Donachie who will retire from the company in December....
Friday, September 19, 2014
Can Farming Reverse its Ageing Trend?
ANALYSIS – Agriculture is ageing and more must be done to draw young people into UK food production to meet growing national and world demand....
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Registration for AFIA Equipment Manufacturers Conference
US - Registration is now open for the American Feed Industry Association's 2014 Equipment Manufacturers Conference, 6-8 November, in Palm Springs, California This year's theme is Feeding the World: Challenges and Opportunities....
Monday, September 15, 2014
EuroTier Offers Solutions for the Future
GERMANY - The world’s leading trade fair for animal husbandry professionals, EuroTier, will be presenting solutions for the future of agriculture at the Fairgrounds in Hanover from 11 to 14 November....
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Swaziland is Moving Towards Commercial Farming
GLOBAL - The government, European Union and Food Agriculture Organisation have helped over 20,000 smallholder farmers produce more, higher-quality food and connect with new markets. ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Livestock Event 2015 Dates Announced
UK - The Livestock Event 2015 will be held at The NEC, Birmingham on 8 and 9 July, calendar dates which fit with the pattern of summer agricultural events....
Friday, August 15, 2014
India Holds Workshop on Brucellosis
INDIA - A ‘Network Project on Brucellosis’ was organized jointly by Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University (SDAU), Gujarat and National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics (NIVEDI), Bengaluru atAhmadabad on 8...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Orr Beef Research Center Field Day Scheduled for September
US - University of Illinois researchers will be on hand to discuss the most current topics and situations producers are facing on-farm at the annual Orr Beef Research Center Field Day on Sept. 3....
Friday, August 08, 2014
Food Security Summit on Agricultural Solutions in Asia Pacific
GLOBAL - Government representatives, UN agencies, NGOs, development banks and private sector companies are gathering in October at the second annual AIDF Food Security Summit to discuss the imminent food security crisis the Asia Pacific region is facing....
Thursday, August 07, 2014
EuroTier 2014: Stands Already Booked by Over 2000 Exhibitors
GERMANY - The world’s largest trade fair for professional animal production, EuroTier 2014, will be held at the Exhibition Grounds in Hanover from 11 to 14 November 2014. The leading companies in the industry will be presenting a complete programme...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Symposium Explores the Future of Farm Animal Welfare
UK - CABI, together with the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), London, held a symposium marking the 50th anniversary of Ruth Harrison’s influential Animal Machines – a book that heralded an entire movement in farm animal welfare and the welfare of animals...
Indonesia Plays Important Role in Tanzania Agriculture
INDONESIA - Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Mr Christopher Chiza in Inauguration of Big Result Now of the Vision 25 which held in Morogoro, Saturday 12 July said Indonesia plays an important role in Tanzania agriculture...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Utrecht to Host Veterinary Nutrition Conference
THE NETHERLANDS - Registration is open for the European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) congress will be held in Utrecht in September 2014....
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Replace Reduce Refine – Way Forward for Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - A framework for replacement, reduction and refinement needs to be established for the responsible use of antimicrobials along the supply chain....
Friday, July 11, 2014
Free Online Course Offered on Animal Welfare
SCOTLAND - A free online course that offers people the chance to learn more about the ethics and science of animal welfare begins on Monday (14 July)....
EU Ag, Fisheries Committee to Discuss Organic Farming
EU - Among the topics on the agenda for discussion by the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Committee at a meeting in Brussels on 14 July will be a policy debate on organic farming....
Monday, July 07, 2014
Female Farmers Important to Future of Farming
UK - Female farmers are becoming increasingly more important to the future of the British agricultural and livestock sectors....
Livestock Event Achieves Record Attendance, Up Six Per Cent
UK - A record 17,000 visitors attended the Livestock Event staged at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July, 6 per cent up on the year....
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Minister Welcomes Increased Exports at Opening of Livestock Event
UK - The prospects for food and farming in the UK are promising with export markets opening up and global demand for food rising....
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Zero Tolerance Needed For Chilliwack Type Abuse
GLOBAL - A zero tolerance policy must be taken on animal cruelty even if it means losing a herdsman, farmers at the Large Herd Seminar have been told....
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Calving Demonstrations For New Zealand Farmers
NEW ZEALAND – Hands-on workshops are aiming to prime dairymen ahead of the New Zealand calving season....
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The Year to Go To Livestock Event
UK - Next week's Livestock Event brings together the whole of the cattle industry under one roof. ...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
China Growing in Global Meat and Livestock Sector
ANALYSIS - China is playing an increasingly important role on the international meat market thanks to rising consumption, prices and imports....
Friday, June 13, 2014
Animal Feed in Europe: Key to Performance, Health and Welfare
EUROPE - At its 57th General Assembly in Liège, Belgium, last week, the European Feed Manufacturers Association (FEFAC) published 'The Feed Chain in Action', a report revolving around three fundamental pillars on which the EU compound feed industry is...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
More Funding for Agriculture Teaching in Canadian Classrooms
SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart have announced a new C$1-million five-year funding agreement with Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan. This represents a $550,000 increase...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Beef Top of Agenda for UK Farming Unions
UK - Farming bodies from around the UK have prioritised beef as the hot topic ahead of a Presidential Summit in London....
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Getting Mileage from Muck
Farmers and industry are invited to see first-hand the role on-farm anaerobic digestion (AD) can play on farms in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, being self-sufficient in energy, creating an alternative income and improving waste management....
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