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23 February 2017
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....
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....
22 February 2017
Scientists Weigh in on 'Next Frontier' for Beef Quality Research
US - When it comes to beef, certain traits, like tenderness, are easier to quantify than others....
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. ...
16 February 2017
Checkoff Debuts Revamp of Beef U Online Training Programme
US - The beef checkoff is launching a newly revamped Beef University – or Beef U – a free, online training programme focused on the latest information, insights and research on marketing and selling beef....
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....
14 February 2017
USMEF Updates Committee on International Outlook for US Beef
US - The Beef Checkoff Program’s Export Growth Committee met Friday, 3 February at the Cattle Industry Annual Convention in Nashville. The committee’s role is to set priorities for the Beef Operating Committee and provide direction regarding export...
10 February 2017
Meat Education Programme Receives Industry Accolade
UK - The benefits to the red meat supply chain of the AHDB Beef & Lamb Meat Education Programme have been recognised at a prestigious industry award ceremony....
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....
07 February 2017
Beef Exports’ Positive Momentum Boosts Cattle Producers’ Outlook
US - Beef exports were top-of-mind for many of the 9,000 cattle producers and other beef industry leaders attending the Cattle Industry Annual Convention in Nashville last week. ...
02 February 2017
AHDB Webinar to Focus on Meat Sectors' Preparation to Quit EU
UK - The outlook for the English beef, lamb and pork sectors as the UK prepares to quit the EU will be the focus of an AHDB webinar this month....
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....
25 January 2017
Scotch Beef, Lamb High Profile at Berlin Green Week
GERMANY - Two of Scotland’s most iconic foods – Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI – are enjoying a high profile in Germany over the next fortnight at International Green Week Berlin - the world's biggest fair for food, agriculture and horticulture....
23 January 2017
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....
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....
19 January 2017
Search on for Scotland’s Top “Scotch Brand” Product
SCOTLAND, UK - A brand new category for the best product made with Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI or Specially Selected Pork has been added to the recently launched Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards....
18 January 2017
UK Exporters Trained on US Beef, Lamb Import Requirements
UK & US - A group of UK meat exporters received training on meeting US regulatory requirements for beef and lamb imports during a visit to Washington DC last week....
US Beef Master Class Showcases Alternative Cuts for Uzbekistan Chefs
UZBEKISTAN - USMEF partnered with the Association of Uzbekistan Chefs to conduct an educational master class on US beef for Uzbekistan chefs and other foodservice professionals....
17 January 2017
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...
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...
12 January 2017
AHDB Seminar to Highlight Consumer Needs in Halal Sector
UK - Consumer needs in the halal sector will be in the spotlight at a major industry event next month....
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...
06 January 2017
Tijuana Seminar Offers Fresh Ideas for US Beef Customers in Mexico
MEXICO - Wrapping up a series of 2016 US beef cutting and cooking seminars in key Mexican markets, USMEF conducted one in Tijuana for clients of La Canasta, a major US beef importer. ...
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)....
22 December 2016
Beef Student of the Year Launched with £3k at Stake
UK - The Beef Shorthorn Society has launched Beef Student of the Year, a first time award open to those studying agriculture or a related course at a UK agricultural college or university....
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....
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