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Cattle Industry News By Category: Young People in Agriculture

24 August 2021
Australia greenlights ag-specific visa
Australia's National Farmers' Federation (NFF) has welcomed news that the government will deliver a long-sought agriculture-specific visa to shore up the workforce. ...
23 August 2021
Opinion: prioritizing diversity in US agriculture can keep the sector competitive
Dairy farmer and president of the New York Farm Bureau David Fisher is encouraging US farmers to seek out diverse viewpoints, saying "if we narrow our thoughts, we may miss an opportunity."...
31 July 2021
USDA Awards $12 Million in Record-Breaking Farm to School Grants
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $12 million in Farm to School Grants this year, announcing awards to 176 grantees, the most projects funded since the program began in 2013....
30 July 2021
Bright attitude, family mantra help Ruby overcome it all
“My grandfather always told me, ‘Ruby, you can learn something from everyone’, and that is something I remind myself about each and every day.”...
26 July 2021
Apply now the the US Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge
Ag-tech entrepreneurs across the US are being encouraged to apply by 20 August for the Farm Bureau's Ag Innovation Challenge....
22 July 2021
Australian farmers of all ages mark Farm Safety Week
Farm Safety Week Making farms safer from age 2 to 92....
19 July 2021
A farmers' life is a risky business, says Farm Safety Foundation
As the UK kicks off its annual Farm Safety Week, the Farm Safety Foundation wants to shine a light on the agriculture industry's poor safety record and take steps to make the sector less dangerous....
17 July 2021
School children’s farming projects amaze NFU Farmvention judges
From a food waste saving app to a vertical farming system on salt marshes, nine school projects focused on farming and the environment have been selected as the winners of the NFU’s Farmvention competition....
07 July 2021
Winners of the 5th European Award for Cooperative Innovation have been announced
More than 100 agricultural and forestry cooperatives submitted projects for the European Award for Cooperative innovation, with six farm sustainability initiatives taking the main prize....
06 July 2021
5 ways animals help reduce global poverty
Tonight, one in eight people around the world will go to bed hungry. At Heifer International, we believe livestock has a really important role to play in ending global hunger and poverty. Here are 5 reasons why....
26 June 2021
New initiative has medical students visiting farms to learn about sustainable food production
LEAF Education, Quorn Foods, The Great Tew Estate and Nutritank have partnered to develop an on-farm teaching initiative that educates medical students about sustainability, food production and farming....
19 June 2021
Canada ups investment in youth agriculture programs
The governments of Canada and Ontario are developing a program that fosters leadership skills and inspires careers in Canada's agriculture sector....
13 June 2021
Agricultural education can help bridge the STEM skills gap in the UK
Cross-industry organizations in the UK have met to discuss the role of agriculture as a solution to the STEM skills gap....
11 June 2021
Australian beef - feed your greatness
Australian Olympic and Paralympic athletes are shining a spotlight on beef’s nutritional value and the important role it plays in their diets as part of Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) new winter beef campaign, Australian Beef. Feed Your Greatness....
30 May 2021
NFU UK highlights the positive impact of agriculture in early education
Bringing agriculture into the classroom can positively impact children's education and future careers by illustrating critical STEM topics, says new NFU report. ...
26 May 2021
Iowa State's research farms boast new smart feeding system
Iowa State's research farms are embracing smart feed systems and new precision farming technologies, putting innovation to work for farms in the future. ...
24 May 2021
Attention agri-tech start-ups: entries now open for Tesco's Agri T-Jam 2021
The Tesco Agri T-Jam 2021 competition is accepting entries and will connect agri-tech innovators with the leading UK retailer's supply chain....
23 May 2021
RABI to create 24/7 helpline for UK farmers and their families
Responding to the increasing demand from farming people, RABI is extending its freephone helpline this autumn, to provide the farming community with a 24-hour service....
22 May 2021
Australia's National Farmers Federation unveils its 2021 Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program
A cohort of 12 skilled, talented and ambitious women, professionals in areas as diverse as station management, animal science and international trade make up this year’s National Farmers Federation (NFF) Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program....
20 May 2021
UK government publishes consultation on paying older farmers to retire
The new scheme, which hopes to encourage new entrants to the UK's farming sector by changing elements of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), would give farmers wishing to leave the industry a lump sum payment....
16 May 2021
RABI encourages farmers to take #5for5 this Mental Health Awareness Week
As Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 kicks off, RABI is asking the farming community to try to find time to take five minutes to reach out to five friends and check how they’re getting on....
12 May 2021
UK farmers gear up for #AgriLeadershipWeek on 17 to 21 May
A new cross-organization campaign with AHDB, Nuffield Farming Scholarships and other key stakeholders hopes to raise awareness of pan-industry leadership training across the agricultural career spectrum....
11 May 2021
Youth activists urge bigger say in decision making for climate-hit Africans
Grassroots activists are well-placed to tailor climate messages for local food producers and livestock keepers and could help build long-term support for climate action....
10 May 2021
Canada hopes to create 2,000 youth ag jobs with new program
Canada's Agriculture Minister Marie Claude Bibeau has launched a program that will create 2,000 youth jobs in the farming sector. ...
04 May 2021
New US legislation will get local farm goods into school food programs
The National Farm to School Network and National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition welcomes the newly-introduced Kids Eat Local Act, which will make it easier for school meal programs to source food from local farmers and producers....
30 April 2021
#FarmingCan launches in the UK with backing from Prime Minister
Farmers Guardian launches the #FarmingCan campaign to showcase what agriculture delivers for the United Kingdom and how it can be a key block as the country rebuilds from the pandemic....
25 April 2021
UK's Royal Academy of Engineering awards NFU £30,000 to teach STEM through agriculture
The Royal Academy of Engineering has recognized the value of delivering Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) learning through the lens of food and farming and its role in inspiring the next generation of engineers by funding the NFU’s brand...
21 April 2021
Calling all UK AgriTech start-ups
Harper Adams University is launching Cultivate, an AgriTech pre-accelerator to support early stage ag-tech businesses with mentoring and expertise. ...
 
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