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06 May 2020
View news from Global McKinsey report finds that zero-emission tractors and cattle that belch less gas can curb climate change
Using zero-emission farm machinery, creating a cattle herd that produce less methane and adopting new technologies can significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions from farms....
22 April 2020
View news from Global G20 agriculture officials say pandemic control measures should not disrupt food supply
Food and agriculture ministers from the G20 agree that emergency measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 must not erode global food supply chains....
18 April 2020
View news from Global Alltech releases free, on-demand series with global industry experts about the impact of COVID-19 on agriculture
As part of Alltech’s effort to provide valuable resources to colleagues, customers and the global agricultural community confronting COVID-19, the company has created a special discussion series, Forging the Future of the Farm & Food Chain....
17 April 2020
View news from Global Gene edited cattle: are we there yet?
As gene editing technology advances, the possibility of genetically modified beef and dairy cattle is closer than ever. Where is the cattle industry now, and how do we ensure consumer and environmental safety as the technology becomes more widespread?...
10 April 2020
View news from Global Nutreco announces its Feed&Food Tech Challenge Finalists
Nutreco proudly announces the finalists for the Nutreco Feed&Food Tech Challenge (NFTC)....
03 April 2020
View news from Global A closer look at how the coronavirus is affecting global food supplies
The COVID-19 pandemic has already disrupted the world’s food supplies and is causing labour shortages in the agriculture sector – how resilient is our food system?...
02 April 2020
View news from Global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare released
The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW), the leading global measure of policy commitment, performance and disclosure on animal welfare in food companies, has launched its eighth annual report today revealing that two of the six companies...
27 March 2020
View news from Global Identifying lameness in cattle – what works, what doesn’t and what farmers should aim for
New technologies like cow-attached accelerometers could improve lameness detection and management, but underlying issues in analytics and algorithms could prevent farmers from adopting the new systems....
20 March 2020
View news from Global Changing trends and farmer perceptions for feed additives
Devan Paulus Compart, ruminant feed additive researcher at Land O'Lakes, shared trends in the feed additive industry and described how to best use research to change farmer perceptions of the industry at the Livestock Microbiome & Nutritional Health Congress...
19 March 2020
View news from Global Climate, food and national security at a crossroads
In this podcast, ffinlo Costain interviews Caitlin Werrell, co-founder of the Centre for Climate and Security and Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti, the UK's former Climate, Energy and Security Envoy, to explore the relationship between climate change, the...
07 March 2020
View news from Global FAO report finds dip in February food prices due to coronavirus
After four months of successive increases, world food prices slipped in February as coronavirus dampened consumer demand....
02 March 2020
View news from Global Countries continue supporting the monitoring of antimicrobial use in the animal sector
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) announced the publication of the Fourth Annual Report on antimicrobial agents intended for use in animals....
26 February 2020
View news from Global Irish, UK farmers have common cause on high food standards, says IFA
IFA President Tim Cullinan, who attended the National Farmers Union Conference in Birmingham yesterday, said that it’s clear that Irish and UK farmers have a common cause on high UK food standards and fair competition....
14 January 2020
View news from Global Global Diets Converging, with Benefits and Problems
GLOBAL - Research carried out by the University of Kent has shown that diets are changing in complex ways worldwide. ...
11 December 2019
View news from Global Focus on Food Security, Sustainability
GLOBAL - The number of malnourished people is increasing worldwide. More than two billion people suffer from a lack of micronutrients. Infant mortality rates are unacceptably high. Against this background, there is a need for the global pooling of research...
06 December 2019
View news from Global Global Food Prices Jump in November
GLOBAL - World food prices rose significantly in November, reaching their highest point in more than two years, driven by jumps in the international prices of meat products and vegetable oils....
26 November 2019
View news from Global New course to combat antimicrobial resistance
A new online course on antimicrobial stewardship in the food chain, including the aquaculture sector, was launched by FAI Farms....
View news from Global Pro-meat Campaign May Have Turned Some Social Media Users Against Planetary Health Diet
GLOBAL - Social media campaign attacking academic research related to healthy diets may have influenced social media audiences more than communications from research organisations....
20 November 2019
View news from Global Access to Food, Nutrition More Limited in Sub-Saharan Africa Than Previously Estimated
AFRICA - A survey of over six thousand sub-Saharan households shows an estimated 39 percent experience severely unreliable access to food. ...
View news from Global Mycoplasma Mastitis – What’s Your Herd’s Risk?
Mycoplasma mastitis decreases milk production, but even worse, Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) cases tend to be chronic and given that there is no treatment, animal welfare must also be considered....
15 November 2019
View news from Global Rabobank Protein Outlook 2020: Seeking Opportunities in an Uncertain World
RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness published its annual global animal protein outlook. In general, African swine fever (ASF) overwhelms the outlook for 2020 – as it has done during 2019 – and will pull down overall growth, as well as bring uncertainty...
17 October 2019
View news from Global What Really Makes Mastitis Types Different?
Gram positive, Gram negative, mycoplasma – you’ve heard the different categories of mastitis many times, but what really makes them different? The basic difference is their cell structure....
16 October 2019
View news from Global A Look at Feeding Strategies During Challenging Times
Difficult economics in the dairy industry now and in recent years have herd owners and their advisors working to find opportunities to increase margins and/or cut costs, writes Tom Overton and Larry Chase, Department of Animal Science and PRO-DAIRY at...
14 October 2019
View news from Global October's Global Dairy Production, Pricing Data Dashboard
Every month, the US Dairy Export Council aggregates domestic and global dairy data, writes Alan Levitt....
View news from Global Improve Mineral Status in Beef Heifers Using Injectable Trace Minerals
It can be a struggle for beef cattle producers to maintain mineral status, especially for cattle on pasture, so many implement a trace mineral supplementation program. But research on newer trace mineral strategies, including injectables, has been inconsistent...
11 October 2019
View news from Global The Five Freedoms: A history lesson in animal care and welfare
The Five Freedoms have been the basis of animal welfare since the 1960s. Learn about what they are and why they have endured, writes Melissa Elischer, Michigan State University Extension...
10 October 2019
View news from Global Beef Peptides Block Bitter Tastes
From burgers to steaks, beef has a long history of being a delicious part of dinner. But what if that pleasant experience of eating beef could extend beyond the dinner plate? ...
09 October 2019
View news from Global How is Blockchain Being Used in the Ag Digital Supply Chain?
Heard of blockchain, but not really sure what it is? Raja Ramachandran, CEO of Ripe.io, explained to attendees at the Swine Innovation Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, about how blockchain is being used in the ag digital supply chain....
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