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27 September 2017
Strategic Farms Confirmed in Project to Increase Productivity
UK - AHDB Beef & Lamb has announced a countrywide network of Strategic Farms, which have been selected to drive improvements and increase productivity across a variety of farming systems....
13 September 2017
Open Farm Day Offers First Hand Look at Agriculture
CANADA - Manitobans who typically wouldn't have the opportunity to see agriculture first hand are being invited to take in the special events planned as part of Open Farm Day this Sunday, Bruce Cochrane reports....
Hunan Pursues Greener Agriculture
CHINA - Central China's Hunan province is pursuing a greener agriculture through transformation and upgrading of its livestock and poultry industry, according to a waste to resource meeting held in Changsha county on 5 September....
11 September 2017
Expert Calls for Brexit to Revolutionise Sustainable Farming
UK - Brexit should be used as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end industrialised farming in the UK and make a radical shift towards more sustainable smallholdings and allotments, University of Sussex Professor Dave Goulson has said....
01 September 2017
Premium Offer for Major Hong Kong Exhibition
HONG KONG - Premium beef, lamb, pork, sausages, ham and bacon from Britain will be heading to Hong Kong next week for one of the leading fine dining exhibitions in Asia....
25 August 2017
USPOULTRY Cosponsors 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Summit
US - Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), along with Field to Market, the Innovation Center for US Dairy, the National Pork Board, the Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops and the US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, is cosponsoring the upcoming 2017...
24 August 2017
Meetings Focus on Maximising Livestock Production from Grass
SCOTLAND, UK - Livestock farmers are invited to attend one of the six free "Better Grazing" meetings being held across Scotland next month....
08 August 2017
Workshop Aims to Make Impact
UK - Making an impact on beef and sheep farms is the theme of an AHDB Beef & Lamb event for industry advisers taking place next month....
31 July 2017
US Beef, Pork Popular Attractions at Food and Hotel Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Continuing its work to distinguish US red meat from competitors’ products in the ASEAN region, USMEF handed out samples of US beef and pork at Food and Hotel Viet Nam, one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive hospitality industry...
27 July 2017
Event Sets Focus for Future R&D in UK Agriculture
UK - Research, development and knowledge exchange experts gathered to discuss priorities and develop lasting collaborative partnerships, to drive innovation and improvement in UK agriculture....
21 July 2017
Advantages of US Beef Shared at Taste Ambassadors Event in Romania
ROMANIA - Introducing US beef in a country where it is not well-known, USMEF partnered with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) at the Taste Ambassadors exhibition, an event for HRI professionals in Bucharest, Romania. ...
18 July 2017
Cattle Industry Leaders Establish Direction for Policy, Checkoff Programmes
US - More than 700 cattle industry leaders gathered at the Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting in Denver last week to help create direction for industry programmes. The meeting ran from 13-15 July. ...
17 July 2017
Leading UAE Chefs Educated on Versatility of US Beef
UAE - More than 70 chefs from some of the finest hotels, restaurants and catering services in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) learned how to utilise alternative cuts of US beef in a variety of ways at training workshops arranged by USMEF. Funded by the...
13 July 2017
US Processed Pork, Branded Beef Take Center Stage in Seoul
SOUTH KOREA - With a focus on US processed pork and branded US beef, USMEF continued to build on its successes in South Korea by distributing information and handing out samples at Seoul Food 2017. ...
12 July 2017
US Beef Debuts in China’s Retail Sector
CHINA - USMEF recently noted that US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue was in China to promote the return of US beef. ...
03 July 2017
Health Advice Group Established for Calf Rearers
UK - To reduce the costly impact of calf health problems, AHDB Beef & Lamb has formed an on-farm discussion group....
30 June 2017
Policy Makers Must Follow WTO Rule Book, Says AHDB
UK - The UK does not have a blank sheet of paper to redesign its agricultural trade and farm support policies post Brexit....
26 June 2017
US Beef’s Interest in EU Reaffirmed at Trade Show in Milan
ITALY - Demonstrating US beef’s continued interest in the European retail sector, USMEF partnered with Giraudi, one of the region’s largest importers and distributors, to promote US beef at the TuttoFood show in Milan, Italy. ...
22 June 2017
Food Citizenship Report Explores False, Limiting Idea of 'Consumer'
UK - The result of a ten-month inquiry with six organisations including the RSPB and Co-op to explore a Citizen food system, the Food Citizenship Report explores the false and limiting idea of ‘the consumer’. The report includes a review of international...
21 June 2017
Muscles Matter to Get maximum Carcase Value
UK - To help businesses maximise value and quality from the beef carcase, AHDB has drawn on years of master butchery experience to create a new Beef Muscle Guide....
20 June 2017
Imported Cattle: No Sale Without Medical Checkup
BANGLADESH - The authorities concerned at a meeting took a decision not to sell imported cattle in any local market across the country before conducting medical checkups of the cattle....
Farming an Especially Risky Occupation Due to Range of Tasks
CANADA - The Director of the Manitoba Farm Safety Programme says the wide variety of tasks to be done on the farm, makes farming one of the more risky occupations, Bruce Cochrane reports....
19 June 2017
Focus on Feed Efficiency at Dorchester Event
UK - The Beef Feed Efficiency Programme’s first commercial beef unit will be showcased at an event in Dorset on 6 July. The four-year Defra and AHDB-funded project aims to demonstrate how feed efficiency traits can be measured and selected for in beef...
07 June 2017
Nutriad Rolls Out Program On Alternative To AGP Use At Indolivestock, Surabaya, Indonesia
The 12th Indonesia's No.1 Livestock, Feed, Dairy, and Fisheries Industry Show in Indonesia - INDO LIVESTOCK 2017 Expo & Forum, May 17 – 19, 2017...
06 June 2017
Emergency Care of Alpacas
THIS NEW COURSE FOR 2017 will provide tools for the approach to, and decision making in, the emergency patient....
First Aid for the Large Animal Vet course.
Do you know how to treat a crush injury, or what to do if a colleague is bleeding badly, before help arrives?...
Safe Cattle Handling Course
This course is designed to get people thinking from the cows’ viewpoint when it comes to handling....
30 May 2017
Farmers, Forest Owners Along with Co-ops Driving Force Behind Green Jobs
EU - Copa and Cogeca underlined at a major workshop yesterday during this years’ Green Week the important role farmers and their cooperatives play in driving green jobs in Europe....
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