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23 October 2020
Field Test to Help Dairy Farmers Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
Indian dairy farmers will be able to trial a new portable testing kit that can help target antibiotics to treat cows and buffalo, and tackle the global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)....
22 October 2020
More can be done to reduce the negative impact of EU agriculture
A new study exploring the future of the agriculture sector in the European Union stresses that efficiency and replacing high climate impact inputs can reduce negative impacts. ...
University of Calgary receives animal health research boost
The governments of Canada and Alberta are investing in farmer-led research and animal health diagnostics at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. ...
21 October 2020
Digital innovation could help pandemic-proof the UK's dairy industry
Dairy farmers across the UK could benefit from a new project which aims to make the industry resilient to threats like COVID-19. ...
UK extends its BVD Stamp it Out project
Defra has announced a six-month extension to the BVD Stamp it Out initiative in England due to COVID-19 delays. ...
Researchers link cattle behavior to efficient beef production
Range cattle spend most of their time grazing, ruminating, resting and watering. Using collars fitted with GPS and accelerometers, technology similar to that found in a Fitbit that collects data on movement patterns, University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers...
18 October 2020
What does the wider public think of EU food and farming?
Key public opinion research showcases how sustainability, rural vitality and food security play into perceptions of EU food and farming. ...
15 October 2020
NCBA welcomes additional research on brucella species
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association commends the USDA for increased research on brucella species in large animals. ...
13 October 2020
Ribeye-eating pigs demonstrate protein quality for humans
Nearly a decade ago, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) developed a new index to assess protein quality in foods. The goal, writ large, was to address food security for the world’s most vulnerable populations, creating more accurate...
10 October 2020
New research suggests that New Zealand's beef and sheep farms are approaching carbon neutrality
Independent research has found New Zealand’s sheep and beef farms are already close to being carbon neutral and strengthens calls for the formal recognition of on-farm sequestration....
09 October 2020
Arbiom demonstrates scale-up of wood-to-food technology
Biotechnology pioneer Arbiom achieves continuous process operations in demonstration programme of its wood-to-food technology....
08 October 2020
UK farming risks collapse unless it prioritises the natural environment
New research demonstrates the business case for farming while prioritising the natural environment. ...
05 October 2020
UK faces significant challenges in meeting net zero carbon goals for livestock
A new report warns that currently available technologies will not be able to deliver on the UK farming sector's goal of net zero carbon emissions. ...
02 October 2020
Convenience remains the top priority for UK shoppers
Market research shows that speed and ease of cooking drive the shopping choices for UK consumers, with 75 percent of households purchasing "value added" meat products last year. ...
30 September 2020
Milkmen expand their business during UK lockdown
New AHDB analysis shows that UK consumers turned to doorstep delivery of milk during lockdown, bolstering milk delivery businesses. ...
29 September 2020
AHDB data shows UK shoppers restricting purchases due to COVID-19
Price is on the rise as a key purchase driver as new AHDB research reveals a third of UK consumers have seen a change in household employment status in the wake of COVID-19....
28 September 2020
USDA earmarks $1 million to study COVID-19 in US beef supply chain
The US Department of Agriculture is funding a $1 million research project to identify how the SARS-CoV-2 virus might be transmitted in the nation’s beef supply chain....
24 September 2020
How the UK can cut dairy emissions without cutting down on dairy consumption
Reducing the number of dairy cows across the UK doesn't have to mean less milk, cheese and yoghurt on grocery shelves. ...
Researchers at Iowa State explore the resilience of agriculture supply chains
A new project from Iowa State University will investigate how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted the US food supply chain, with an eye for short- and long-term solutions to prevent future disruptions. ...
22 September 2020
Results from domestication study could enhance livestock development
Study shows that the genetic makeup of water buffalo and cattle responded to breeding for human domestication in similar ways. ...
New livestock insights software could bring UK farmers closer to the NFU's net zero goal
NFU leaders have called for greater adoption of new technology available to help farms maximise margins, uphold the UK’s reputation for quality and safe produce, and reduce carbon emissions....
18 September 2020
Crying over plant-based milk: neither science nor history favors a dairy monopoly
Soy milk. Almond milk. Rice milk. To some dairy farmers these products are like a red rag to a bull....
17 September 2020
Gen Z not ready to eat lab-grown meat, survey reveals
Gen Z are the new kids on the block. ...
14 September 2020
Stand out from the herd: how cows commooonicate through their lives
PhD student Alexandra Green has published her research that shows dairy cows respond to positive and negative emotional prompts with individual 'voice'. She says the results have implications for farmers and animal welfare. ...
11 September 2020
New study highlights the struggles facing Kenyan farmers
A new study from 60 Decibels, a tech-enabled impact measurement company, shows an economic crunch for Kenya's farmers....
10 September 2020
New research project at Iowa State University builds "genome to phenome" knowledge for crops and livestock
A new federal grant will support an Iowa State University-led effort to spur development of a “genome to phenome” infrastructure for scientific collaboration across crops and livestock....
04 September 2020
UK government gives more funding for bovine TB research
The new projects will develop tools to enable faster detection and diagnosis of bovine TB. ...
02 September 2020
Secrets of high productivity at low carbon cost
A beacon of lean production and efficiency, Conor Colgan of Aidansfield Research Farm, is using lean management principles and accuracy driven measurement to maximise output and reduce carbon footprint....
 
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