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22 November 2021
SaskTel brings Australian ag tech to Canada’s livestock industry
Smart Paddock offers advanced livestock monitoring and GPS tracking solutions...
17 November 2021
USDA invests $20.2 million in dairy initiatives
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an investment of $20.2 million in the Dairy Business Innovation (DBI) Initiatives...
01 November 2021
Nigeria’s local supply chain goes digital
Nigerian start-ups are digitizing the country’s local supply chain, helping farmers sell their produce and merchants navigate high food costs....
28 October 2021
UK farmers call for additional investment in ag sector ahead of government budget
The UK's National Farmers Union (NFU) has made a pre-budget submission to Chancellor Rishi Sunak, highlighting the wide-ranging economic benefits of investing in the UK food production system....
25 October 2021
EU begins consultation on new animal welfare legislation
The European Commission has begun a wide public consultation as part of its efforts to revise animal welfare legislation. ...
21 October 2021
UK launches £17.5 million Farming Innovation Program
As part of Britain's agricultural transition, the government has launched the Farming Innovation Program to support agri-tech innovation. ...
19 October 2021
US farmer sentiment declines in September while inflation worries rise
Perdue University's Ag Economy Barometer shows US lower farmer sentiment for September 2021, recording its weakest reading since July 2020....
14 October 2021
New study suggests that the EU Green deal could have uncertain impacts on farm net income
A qualitative assessment carried out by Wageningen University Research (WUR) has found that the European Green Deal and Farm-to-Fork strategies have diverse and uncertain impacts on farm income. ...
12 October 2021
It's the perfect time to address soil compaction in grassland
Autumn is the time to address soil compaction, according to independent soil scientist, Chris Duller, who urges producers to repair any damage to grassland incurred through the previous grazing season....
11 October 2021
Japanese scientists work up an appetite for lab-grown Wagyu beef
Japan's famed Wagyu beef, a delicacy that can cost more than $200 a pound at some top restaurants, could become much more affordable in the form of a lab-grown replica....
10 October 2021
US Ag Innovation Challenge announces 10 semi-finalists
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and Farm Credit have revealed the 10 semi-finalist teams that are advancing in the 2022 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge....
04 October 2021
Farm Business Innovation Show - What can you expect to see at the show this year?
If you haven’t already seen, the Farm Business Innovation Show is back and opening its doors at the NEC Birmingham on the 10 and 11 November....
UK pauses competition law for CO2 suppliers amid shortages
Britain has temporarily exempted parts of the carbon dioxide (CO2) industry from competition law to help provide further security of the gas's supplies to food businesses in the country....
01 October 2021
China's farmers face more pain as power crunch drives up feed costs
China's huge livestock sector is facing a hike in feed costs as the country's worst power outages in years forces soybean crushing plants to close, diving down supplies and sending prices higher, analysts and industry participants said....
28 September 2021
Canadian food companies get their first Animal Welfare Scorecard
Food companies across Canada have been ranked in the first Canada Animal Welfare Scorecard, in a new Mercy for Animals report. ...
21 September 2021
9th Circuit vacates factory farms permit for Idaho
A federal appeals court on Thursday tossed a water permit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted Idaho for factory farms, also known as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), citing deficiencies in its environmental monitoring requirements....
12 September 2021
New AgriWebb Academy wants farmers achieve more with its digital platform
AgriWebb Academy hopes to facilitate the switch to digital farm management with new platform....
02 September 2021
Hurricane Ida damages more grain terminals in the Southern US, stalling exports
Grain shippers on the US Gulf Coast have reported more damage to their export terminals from Hurricane Ida as power outages across Louisiana persist....
31 August 2021
Hurricane Ida damages Louisiana grain terminal and disrupts exports after making landfall
Hurricane Ida damaged a grain export elevator owned by global grain trader Cargill Inc, and rival shipper CHS Inc warned on 30 August its grain facility may lack power for weeks after the storm tore though the busiest US grains port....
UK government rejects call for new visas to ease post-Brexit truck driver shortage
Britain's government has rejected calls from retail and logistics companies to temporarily ease post-Brexit immigration rules which they say are contributing to a shortage of truck drivers and acute supply chain disruption....
27 August 2021
Moving milk in East Africa
Article taken from Heifer International; read more and or support their causes at Heifer.org. ...
20 August 2021
Australia launches new smart energy guide for farmers
Australia's National Farmers Federation has partnered with Energy Efficiency Council to launch new guide on smart energy management....
19 August 2021
GPS monitoring could help with disease intervention and prevention
A new study from Tanzania finds that using GPS to monitor cattle herds can facilitate targeted interventions that could reduce the burden of livestock diseases. ...
17 August 2021
Canadian farmers can get federal support to reduce GHG emissions and improve climate resilience
Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, launched a call for proposals for the On-Farm Climate Action Fund, a new fund under Agricultural Climate Solutions....
14 August 2021
Low Carbon Agriculture: cutting through the noise to support the farming transition
The UK's Low Carbon Agriculture show will take place in person on 8-9 March 2022, at the National Agriculture and Exhibition Centre (NAEC), to support farmers as they move through the agricultural transition....
11 August 2021
US Senate passes the INVEST in America act
In a 69-30 vote, the US Senate passed the INVEST in America Act, which would allocate $1.2 trillion towards updating national infrastructure. The bill will now go to the House for consideration....
10 August 2021
American Farm Bureau Federation voices support for infrastructure legislation
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has sent a letter to all 100 US senators to highlight its support of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. ...
09 August 2021
UN climate report finds that cutting methane is essential for the planet’s survival
In four decades of climate negotiations, the world has focused intensely and exclusively on the most abundant climate-warming gas: carbon dioxide. But in the most recent UN climate report, researchers are urging a focus on another potent greenhouse gas...
 
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