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18 November 2013
Science into Practice Annual Conference 2014 Open for Registration
UK - Registration for the Science into Practice Annual Conference 2014, jointly organised by the BSAS, AVTRW and WPSA, is now open for registration....
12 November 2013
Farmers, Livestock Breeders, Fishermen Must Be More Innovative, Says PM
MALAYSIA - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants farmers, livestock breeders and fishermen to be more innovative and progressive to boost income and their standard of living....
06 November 2013
Robot to Assist in Pasture Management
NEW ZEALAND – Pasture work could be made simpler by a paddock robot built by leading experts at AgResearch New Zealand....
04 November 2013
Annual Scholarship Programme Opens
NEW ZEALAND - Beef and Lamb New Zealand is inviting young New Zealanders interested in agriculture to apply for its annual undergraduate scholarship round....
30 October 2013
Overcoming Smallholder Aquaculture Challenges with Biotechnology
GLOBAL - A new FAO publication calls for greater national and international efforts to bring agricultural biotechnologies to smallholder crop, livestock and fish producers in developing countries....
14 October 2013
Scientific Collaboration to Improve Meat Testing
UK - The Institute of Food Research (IFR) has teamed up with Oxford Instruments to progress molecular techniques to determine different animal proteins....
Multi-million Pound Boost for Innovation in Agricultural Technology
UK - A new Agri-Tech Catalyst has been launched to help researchers and businesses develop innovative solutions to global challenges in the agricultural technology ('agri-tech') sector. ...
26 September 2013
£4M of Research Funding to Improve Health of Livestock
UK - £4M of funding for world-leading UK research to improve the health of farmed animals including sheep, pigs, cows and poultry has been awarded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council's Animal Health Research Club (ARC). ...
18 September 2013
Beef Consumption Falling, Pork Rising in Uruguay
URUGUAY - Beef consumption in the first half of 2013 was very similar to that recorded in the previous year, showing a slight contraction of around 1.2 per cent, representing a monthly average of 14,000 tons....
02 September 2013
Novus International-Sponsored Student Travel Award Presented to a Deserving Young Scientist
FRANCE - Stephen Moore, the winner of the EAAP's Young Scientist Competition and recipient of an additional special Travel Award sponsored by Novus was recognised at the European Federation of Animal Science in Nantes, France....
13 August 2013
Guelph Launches Heat Stress App
CANADA - The University of Guelph has launched a free App for measuring heat stress in livestock and poultry. ...
12 August 2013
New Research Facilities for University of Wisconsin-Madison
US - Renovation of the University of Wisconsin-Madison buildings for dairy and meat science research are to proceed and are due for completion in five years....
08 August 2013
Helping Countries Reduce Agricultural GHGs
GLOBAL - With the consequences of climate change for the world's food production systems becoming increasingly clear, more needs to be done to capitalize on agriculture's potential to mitigate global warming, says a new FAO guidance document....
29 July 2013
Government Support for Agriculture Innovation
CANADA – The governments of Canada and British Columbia have renewed a programme to support the B.C. agri-food industry’s efforts to increase its competitiveness and sustainability. ...
25 July 2013
Belgium and Omsk Join Forces
RUSSIA - Belgian Universities and agribusinesses in Omsk could join forces to establish a farm to improve the breeding of beef and dairy cattle. ...
10 July 2013
Lanao Norte Receives Farm Equipment Worth P5.8M
PHILIPPINES - Department of Agriculture-10 (DA-10) has turned-over P5.8 million worth of farm equipment in support to rice production of the Lanao del Norte. ...
05 July 2013
Competition for Agri-food Technology Research Funding
UK – The Technology Strategy Board in the UK is to launch a multi-million pound competition which will fund research and development projects looking for engineering solutions for agrifood production systems. ...
02 July 2013
Study Looks At Role of Women in Livestock Technology
AUSTRALIA - A James Cook University student is studying how women are playing a critical role in developing technological innovations in managing livestock....
24 April 2013
Borrowing Survey Shows Farmer Confidence Remains Strong
GERMANY – Farmer confidence remains strong and has led to a rise in planned investments, according to a survey of economic and agricultural investment barometers....
23 April 2013
Improving Value of State's Cattle
MISSISSIPPI - When producer and consultant Dr. Gordon Hazard answers his phone, it is often in the middle of a pasture....
22 April 2013
Training Showcase and Networking Event
UK - Booking is open for a showcase and networking event in London in June for those in the agri-food sector wanting to undertake applied research alongside their career....
11 April 2013
Challenges to Adopting Genomics in Beef Industry
GLOBAL - Genomics has fundamentally changed the dairy industry, and will eventually transform other livestock industries. ...
03 April 2013
Canadian Levy Scheme Extended
CANADA – The National beef levy has been extended until June 30 2015....
28 March 2013
Groups Collaborate in Food and Rural Development Scheme
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – The food industry and agricultural sectors are expected to benefit from collaboration between two production development agencies....
26 March 2013
Government Hail FMD Programme as Success So Far
BOLIVIA – The National Service of Agricultural Health and Food Safety (SENASAG) has celebrated its success in fighting Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) with the World Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) receiving plaudits for their work in cooperation...
15 March 2013
Partnership Deal Hopes to Drive Agri-food Innovation
UK - A three year research alliance has been signed joining the forces of animal health and nutrition group Alltech and Harper Adams University....
11 March 2013
New Partnership Offers Livestock Research Boost
SCOTLAND - Efforts to improve the sustainability of livestock production will be boosted by a new research partnership....
25 February 2013
First 'Hand Cloned' Calf Born
AUSTRALIA – A calf has been born from a process dubbed as ‘handmade cloning’ in a global first for farming....
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