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25 June 2021
Beef cattle grazing more help than harm for endangered plants, animals
Research recently published in the journal Sustainability documents a role for livestock grazing to support the conservation of imperiled plant and animal species in California....
23 June 2021
EU's ag policy is failing to fight climate change
A new report from the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has found that the trading bloc's agricultural spending has not translated into climate-friendly farming....
22 June 2021
Brazil considers law to track cattle suppliers as part of efforts to curb deforestation
Brazil, home to the world's largest commercial cattle herd, will propose a new law to track cattle suppliers that sell animals to meat producers like JBS and Marfrig, as ranching is a key driver of deforestation....
15 June 2021
EPA's water rule reversal a "blow to agriculture", says AFBF
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) President Zippy Duvall commented on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of its intention to reverse the Navigable Waters Protection Rule....
14 June 2021
Brazil's Amazon deforestation surges 67% in May as Bolsonaro pledges fall flat
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for a third consecutive month in May, preliminary government data showed on Friday 11 June, with President Jair Bolsonaro yet to follow through on his April pledge to boost funding for environmental enforcement....
08 June 2021
New research shows how temperate grassland beef provides key nutrients for human health – and could help reassess its environmental impact
New research has demonstrated how beef from temperate grassland systems provides key nutrients for human health – and how this data could help reassess beef’s and other proteins’ environmental impact....
07 June 2021
JBS Fund for the Amazon approves 6 new projects
The Fund for the Amazon has invested 50 million reais in six new projects that will provide incentives for production chains like cocoa, açaí, and pirarucu, as well as platforms for access to credit and business consulting that could raise family incomes...
UK farming unions warn of rising dairy production costs and lack of sustainable milk price
The UK farming unions are warning that the dairy industry is facing an extremely challenging year on the back of spiralling production costs and variable milk prices....
New data from Defra shows increased growth of UK organic sector
Provisional 2020 organic farming statistics released by Defra reveal reasons to be optimistic about the future of the organic sector, with the overall UK land currently in conversion increasing significantly by 12%....
06 June 2021
UK agriculture is relearning what it forgot
The agricultural sector is returning to knowledge from more than a century ago, but with updated science and technology, says a co-author of The Agricultural Notebook....
04 June 2021
Production cuts loom as feed costs rise
The UK dairy industry could be set for a reduction in milk volumes as dairy farmers respond to rising feed costs....
03 June 2021
Brazil finalizing rule to pay farmers to preserve land
The Brazilian government is finalizing legislation that will allow farmers to get paid to preserve undeveloped rainforests and savannah, Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said during an online event....
01 June 2021
2021 GRSB Meeting: Increasing Production while Protecting the Planet
With the impacts of a global pandemic still reverberating and the concerns of climate change weighing on the beef sector, sustainable beef is becoming a more urgent topic of discussion in the industry, writes Timothy Wier for The Cattle Site. ...
28 May 2021
Can the US ag sector go green?
A new report finds that US agriculture can lead the fight against climate change if farmers are given the right incentives. ...
25 May 2021
EU to finalize agriculture policy overhaul as climate groups cry foul
EU negotiators begin two days of talks on 25 May on a plan designed to make the trading bloc’s huge farming subsidies greener and fairer, although campaigners question its environmental impact....
19 May 2021
Over 2,000 UK farmers have applied for the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot
More than 2,000 farmers across the United Kingdom have responded to Defra’s call for applicants for the pilot of the Sustainable Farming Incentive, due to start in October 2021....
17 May 2021
EU Action Plan aims for zero pollution in air, water and soil
The Commission has adopted a new Action Plan to tackle pollution as part of the European Green Deal, proposing a broad range of measures that will reduce pollution, improve air and water quality and adopt circular economy principles....
Australian producers creating new carbon-driven goals
No one would ever accuse King Island cattle producers Ana Pimenta and Tom Perry of lacking ambition....
10 May 2021
US NFU voices support of the American the Beautiful initiative
The National Farmers Union (NFU) is encouraged that agriculture is incorporated into the Biden administration's conservation principles. ...
07 May 2021
Biden administration makes recommendations to protect 30% of US land and water
Biden administration officials on 6 May took their first step toward carrying out the president's campaign pledge to conserve 30% of American land and water over the next decade, outlining six categories for how it should be used....
05 May 2021
High‑value beef product from the Pilbara, Australia
In MLA’s ‘Down the track’ series, we catch up with producers who have been profiled in the past to see how their business is evolving in response to new challenges and opportunities....
03 May 2021
US NFU calls on government to prioritize climate change across all its ag programs
Farming and agriculture can help combat climate change, but farmers need the USDA to support and fully realize this potential. ...
01 May 2021
Canadian MP introduces bill to fight food insecurity and climate change
New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament Alastair MacGregor has introduced a bill that hopes to combat food insecurity and climate change by investing in soil health and research. ...
28 April 2021
Red locust outbreak destroys grazing land in Namibia
Namibia is struggling to contain a third wave of an African migratory red locust outbreak, which has now destroyed 719,000 hectares of grazing land and 1,207 hectares of crop fields in 10 of the country's 14 regions, the agriculture ministry said on 27...
27 April 2021
Irish farmers have three more days to join Organic Farming Scheme
Irish Minister of State Pippa Hackett is reminding farmers who are interested in transitioning to organic production should submit their applications to the Organic Farming Scheme. ...
26 April 2021
US NFU welcomes the newly-introduced Agriculture Resilience Act
The Agriculture Resilience Act is a thoughtful, nuanced approach to climate action, says the National Farmers Union. ...
23 April 2021
How US farmers can pitch in to address climate change
The US Department of Agriculture is expanding and renewing the Conservation Reserve Program as part of its strategy to boost enrollment and address the climate crisis. ...
Want to make the most of homegrown forage?
Corteva Agriscience is reinforcing its commitment to helping livestock farmers ramp up their forage agronomy skills with the launch of Forage Bites....
 
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