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20 July 2021
Latin America to defend beef production at UN food summit
Latin American and Caribbean countries, especially big food producers in South America, will join forces to defend the region's livestock production at a United Nations' food summit this month amid concerns over the sector's environmental impact....
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....
13 July 2021
RH&W unveils bold plans to eradicate BVD and sheep scab by 2031
The livestock industry has set out bold ambitions to eradicate sheep scab and Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) by 2031, among other goals, following a Ruminant Health and Welfare (RH&W) workshop held on 29 June....
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....
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....
17 June 2021
Register now for the 2021 Animal Gut Health & Nutrition Summit
The Animal Gut Health & Nutrition Summit 2021 will be held in-person at the Hilton Hotel in Durham, North Carolina from 12 to 14 October. ...
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....
07 June 2021
Cargill CEO gives outlook on plant-based meat and China’s feed industry
Cargill’s Chief Executive Officer David MacLennan spoke at the National Grain and Feed Association on 4 June, telling delegates that plant-based protein could cannibalize US and global meat demand....
31 May 2021
Australia unveils new drought management and farm resilience program
Australia's state and federal governments have launched a new Farm Resilience Program, which will provide practical training for farmers on sustainable resource management. ...
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. ...
25 May 2021
UK red meat exporters tout high farm standards after AHDB event
The AHDB's digital workshop, "Quality meat from Britain", gave American red meat importers key insights into the UK's beef and pork sectors....
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....
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....
21 May 2021
These nine ground-breaking innovations could transform South America's agriculture sector
The Animal AgTech South America Summit, being held virtually from 30 June to 1 July, will showcase the latest innovations in livestock farming, including offerings from nine start-ups that could transform the industry....
18 May 2021
UK gears up for COP26 by showcasing green credentials
UK ministers are touring the nation to learn about the country's green future ahead of the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow....
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. ...
09 May 2021
American Farm Bureau puts mental health in the spotlight with State of Mind directory
As part of Mental Health Month, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has unveiled State of Mind, an online directory of resources for farmers, ranchers and their families who experience stress or mental health challenges....
08 May 2021
Consumers likely to consider health and environmental impacts of food after the pandemic
A panel of experts explains that health and environmental sustainability are influencing consumers' shopping decisions - and that this trend is likely to continue....
05 May 2021
How can global agriculture approach net zero?
The agriculture industry and supply chains need to be more unified to achieve net zero climate goal, say experts at BSAS conference. ...
04 May 2021
BSAS explores what future beef farms need to look like
An interactive conference session with the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) brought a range of experts from the beef industry together to share their thoughts on the future of the industry. ...
03 May 2021
UK beef sector courts US market in virtual event series
High quality offerings from the UK's red meat sector will take center stage next month in a series of virtual events targeting the US foodservice market....
30 April 2021
USDA to host virtual fair on innovative ways to combat food waste
Mark your calendar for the first-ever Food Loss and Waste Innovation Fair on 26 May. ...
28 April 2021
BSAS awards Dr Jude Capper for her sustainability research
The British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) announces Dr Jude Capper as the winner of the prestigious Sir John Hammond Award 2021....
26 April 2021
Canada's 2021 budget to include climate action for the ag sector
Budget 2021 is the Government of Canada's plan to finish the fight against COVID-19 and ensure Canada remains on a robust economic footing - and climate-friendly agriculture is a key strategy. ...
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