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12 June 2018
Bayer and World Farmers’ Organisation - Grant supports innovation in animal well-being
If you are a livestock professional with an innovative approach to the well-being of your animals, then you could be eligible to apply for part of a €30,000 grant fund from Bayer....
07 June 2018
Bayer's Care4Cattle well-being grant - can you apply?
Bayer’s Care4Cattle grant is available to professionals that have worked towards enriching dairy and beef cattle well-being in original and practice oriented ways on farm level....
05 June 2018
Innovators in animal well-being wanted
Bayer partners World Farmers’ Organisation to launch global Care4Cattle grant worth €30,000 to advance cattle well-being at a farm level....
26 March 2018
US Beef Flat Iron Steak Centerpiece of Jordanian Junior Culinary Challenge
JORDAN - US beef flat iron steak was highlighted for the first time during the Jordanian Junior Culinary Challenge, an event held in Amman, Jordan, and co-sponsored by USMEF. ...
07 December 2017
SL Govt Promotes Youth Dairy Entrepreneurs
SRI LANKA - As a part of the government’s policy to promote domestic dairy production with the participation of youth entrepreneurs the Cabinet of Ministers has decided to start an island-wide programme to create 10,000 youth dairy entrepreneurs in...
06 October 2017
AABP Foundation, Zoetis Award $60,000 in Veterinary Student Scholarships
US - Twelve fourth-year veterinary students from across the country were presented scholarships on Friday, 15 September during the 50th Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) in Omaha, Nebraska. ...
27 September 2017
Harvest is Here; Farmers Reminded to Put Safety First
US - Harvest is here, that means farmers are already moving equipment on roads, harvesting their crop, and hauling it to elevators....
07 July 2017
Sustainable Ag Can Mitigate Climate Change, Involuntary Migration, Says FAO
GLOBAL - Climate change poses a major risk for rural people in developing countries, often leading to distress-driven migration, and bolstering sustainable agriculture is an essential part of an effective policy response, FAO Director-General José Graziano...
04 July 2017
Govt Committed to Help Farmers Improve Quality of Beef, Dairy
KENYA - President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the Government is committed to help farmers improve the quality of beef and dairy produce....
16 June 2017
Agency Says Livestock Jobs More Popular Than Ever
AUSTRALIA - The head of a rural employment agency says the demand for jobs in the livestock industry has increased dramatically, and is the busiest he has ever seen it....
30 May 2017
Monty Reigns Supreme at Beef Expo 17
UK - The prestigious annual Beef Event, the Beef Expo, took place the week before last at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. ...
29 May 2017
What to Take Away from Canada’s Vast Agriculture Survey
CANADA - Canada’s agricultural industry received its five-yearly health check this month, with the publication of the 2016 Census of Canadian Agriculture – an incredibly detailed and comprehensive insight into the country’s farming sector. Angela...
26 May 2017
Call for Congress to Address 'Sue and Settle' Abuse
US - If family ranching operations and rural economies are going to survive another generation, Congress must address the problem of so-called "sue and settle" abuse. That’s the message that Darcy Helmick, Land Manager for Simplot Land & Livestock,...
02 May 2017
Farmers, Cooperative Presidents Unite in Brussels; Agreement on Future of CAP
EU - European farmers and cooperative Presidents united in Brussels on Friday (28 April) and agreed on a joint position on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), underlining the need for a stronger, sustainable and more modern CAP which is more...
20 April 2017
Teagasc Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management Open for Applications
IRELAND - Teagasc are now accepting applications for the Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management Programme. ...
18 April 2017
Meat Technology Ireland Launched
IRELAND - Meat Technology Ireland, a strategic research and innovation base in beef and sheep meat processing in Ireland, was launched last week by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O Connor TD and Minister for Agriculture, Food...
11 April 2017
High Demand for Skilled Staff in Dairy Sector
NEW ZEALAND - The dairy sector is calling for more people, particularly school-leavers, to consider a career in dairy given a shortage of skilled staff....
06 April 2017
AHDB Beef & Lamb to Contribute Funding Towards AI Course
UK - English suckler herd producers are being encouraged to improve the genetics within their herd thanks to a new initiative from AHDB Beef & Lamb....
30 March 2017
New Poster Highlights Careers in Red Meat Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - A new poster aimed at highlighting the careers available in the Scottish red meat industry has been launched today (29 March 2017) by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland....
24 March 2017
Beef Checkoff's MBA Programme Reaches 10,000 Grads
US - This month, the beef checkoff’s Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) programme, reached 10,000 graduates. This group of beef and dairy producers – along with chefs, teachers, doctors, dietitians and others in the beef community – has stepped up and...
08 March 2017
NBA: National Commercial Cattle Show Classes at Beef Expo
UK - Plans for this year’s flagship beef event, National Beef Association’s Beef Expo 2017, are in full swing and it has been announced that there will be a total of 11 cattle classes, with four championships and a supreme championship, at the National...
06 March 2017
'Best and Brightest' Sought to Drive Agricultural Policy
AUSTRALIA - AgForce is seeking innovative, bright thinkers to help drive key policies to take agriculture and rural Queensland forward....
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)....
09 February 2017
NBA Welcomes New Generation of Beef Farmers
UK - The National Beef Association has announced its new campaign to embrace a new generation of beef farmers. ...
03 February 2017
IFA Outlines Case for National Reserve for Young Farmers in 2017
IRELAND - Following a meeting of the CAP Advisory Committee in the Department of Agriculture yesterday (Thursday, 2 February), IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy said IFA is very clear on the need for a National Reserve for young farmers in 2017....
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....
15 December 2016
Intended Phosphate Reduction Plan for Dutch Dairy Sector
NETHERLANDS - The members of the chain organisation ZuivelNL (the Dutch Dairy Association, the Dutch Federation of Agriculture and Horticulture and the trade union of the Dutch dairy farmers) expect to complete their part of the phosphate reduction plan...
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