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17 March 2021
EU farming unions warn that carbon border adjustment mechanism resolution (CBAM) could negatively impact fertilizer prices
Copa and Cogeca have expressed concerns over an amendment to the proposed EU carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM), fearing that it will make fertilizer prices skyrocket. ...
New UK border checks delay is a betrayal of vets and Brexit, says OV group
The Managing Director of one of the UK's leading providers of Official Veterinarians and Meat Hygiene Inspectors has strongly criticised the UK Government’s decision to further delay checks on goods entering Great Britain from the European Union....
16 March 2021
Livestock app Breedr launches in UK
UK beef producers can finally plan ahead with confidence, following the launch of the world’s first smart, data-driven beef contract which sets a secure price 24 months ahead....
China should improve ties with Australia, says US official
The Biden administration has told China that normalizing relations with Australia is a precondition to Washington taking any substantial step towards improving relations with Beijing, a senior US official said on 16 March....
UK dairy farmers urged to check if EU staff have applied for Settled Status Scheme
Dairy farmers employing EU citizens are being reminded to check they have applied to stay in the UK under the Settled Status Scheme to avoid becoming unlawfully resident and being deported....
Women in the field: more women are managing farms across Europe
The number of women in the EU's farming sector has been slowly increasing, with Baltic countries showing the highest proportion of farms that are managed by a woman. ...
FACA members testify on opportunities to tackle climate change in US Senate hearing
Four members of the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance told a US Senate hearing how the farming community can help deliver on climate targets....
15 March 2021
Study: venison carries low risk of food poisoning
Consumers of Scottish venison are at low risk of contracting severe food poisoning, a Scotland-wide study of deer and venison has found....
Brazil’s government expresses concern about rains disrupting second corn crop
Brazil’s Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias has expressed concerns that heavy rains are disrupting the planting of the second crop of corn, saying that tight corn supplies are already a concern for meat packers....
Brazil’s cattle supplies to remain tight, says Safras & Mercado
A shortage of cattle for slaughtering will continue to weigh on Brazilian beef processors for at least a year, says analyst with Safras & Mercado....
Canada's BSE risk status will potentially be lowered
Canada's application for negligible risk status for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) passes a key milestone. ...
"Farmers need support to mitigate climate change" US NFU member tells Senate Agriculture Committee
Like nearly all American farmers and ranchers, NFU member Clay Pope has experienced more frequent and severe weather extremes in recent years as a result of climate change....
The UK's new Border Operating Model must deliver a level playing field, says NFU
As the government announces its new Border Operating Model for Great Britain, the NFU urges both the UK and EU to work together to agree long-term arrangements as a matter of priority so trade can flow as smoothly as possible while new border infrastructure...
14 March 2021
UK's organic farmers raise concerns about future of ag sector and potential trade deals
Roger Kerr, CEO of Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G), has penned an open letter in response to the UK's Trade and Agriculture Commission report....
13 March 2021
USDA extends free meals to children through summer
The USDA announced a nationwide extension of several waivers to 30 September 2021 that allow children to receive meals this summer when schools are out of session....
12 March 2021
Kerry partners with World Food Programme to improve food security and nutrition in Burundi
Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has announced details of Project Amata, a new project with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), which aims to enhance the production and availability of safe, sustainable milk for children...
Weekly beef and dairy digest: cattle herds increase across the globe
Cattle herds in Latin America, China and Australia are growing while Ukraine's livestock market continues to decline. ...
Half of meat plant inspections in Ireland show breaches of employment law
Ireland’s Department of Enterprise, Trade Employment says that almost €184,000 in outstanding wages were recovered for employees after inspections....
10 things to keep in mind about lungworm before turnout
Preventing lungworm outbreaks this grazing season must be made a priority ahead of turnout, says MSD Animal Health veterinary adviser Dr Kat Baxter-Smith....
UK unveils new sustainable farming initiative
The UK is inviting farmers to take the first step towards a greener future by participating in the pilot Sustainable Farming Incentive. ...
What's in the American Rescue Plan?
The US House of Representatives has passed HR 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 - what does this mean for US agriculture? ...
11 March 2021
US NFU says that the American Rescue Plan is a step towards a fair, sustainable food system
The US House of Representatives voted in favour of the American Rescue Plan on 10 March, sending it to the White House for President Joe Biden's signature. ...
UK dairy farmers urged to sign up to pilot programme that will replace BPS
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) is urging dairy producers to sign up for the pilot of the Sustainable Farming Incentive, one of three schemes that will make up the Environment Land Management Scheme (ELMS)....
NFU calls for "fresh approach" when thinking of Red Tractor farming standards
The NFU has submitted a thorough and detailed response to a consultation on how Red Tractor standards should look across the six farming sectors. ...
Canada greenlights new resources for farmers who want to discover biogas
Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced funding of up to $116,800 for the Canadian Biogas Association (CBA) to accelerate sustainable agricultural development....
UK's Ruminant Health & Welfare group identifies priority areas for 2021-2023
Ruminant Health & Welfare has announced four key areas it will be working on over the next two years to help improve cattle and sheep production in the UK....
10 March 2021
Greece delivers food to cattle ship at sea for months
Greece will deliver 50 tonnes of animal feed to the Togo-flagged ElBeik, which has been stuck at sea for nearly three months in the Mediterranean carrying hundreds of cattle rejected by their buyers amid fears of disease....
Celebrate St Patrick's Day at home with Irish beef
Bord Bia launches "the great St Patrick's Day feast" with top chefs and premium butcher to showcase the best in Irish beef and produce. ...
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