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14 April 2021
US ag and first responder groups release video series to help farmers with emergency planning
Animal agriculture groups have partnered with US first responders to create a video series that helps farmers and ranchers prepare emergency action plans. ...
09 April 2021
Australia's NFF praises decision to develop livestock in New South Wales
National Farmers' Federation Chief Executive Tony Mahar welcomed the move, saying that it is regionalization in action. ...
08 April 2021
OPINION – African agriculture is ready for a digital revolution
Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank and Patrick Verkooijen, CEO of the Global Center on Adaptation believe that data delivered by mobile phones can help Africa’s farmers adapt to climate change and boost the economy. ...
06 April 2021
A future focused trade site at Beef Australia 2021
A variety of new technologies and tools addressing today’s challenges and the future needs of the industry will be on show at Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) Beef Australia 2021 trade site....
31 March 2021
US Senators reintroduce legislation to reform livestock transport
A bipartisan group of senators reintroduced the Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act to address ongoing concerns over hours of service and electronic monitoring rules....
19 March 2021
SRUC launches new Herd Health Planning app to connect farmers and vets
A new app created by the Veterinary Services team at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) will allow British beef suckler farmers to share real-time cattle data with veterinary surgeons while in the field....
16 March 2021
Livestock app Breedr launches in UK
UK beef producers can finally plan ahead with confidence, following the launch of the world’s first smart, data-driven beef contract which sets a secure price 24 months ahead....
11 March 2021
Canada greenlights new resources for farmers who want to discover biogas
Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced funding of up to $116,800 for the Canadian Biogas Association (CBA) to accelerate sustainable agricultural development....
04 March 2021
How to protect your farm data from cyber attacks
Producers and small businesses in Australia’s red meat and livestock industry can help protect their data from common cyber-attacks with a new, easy-to-read guide to cyber security now available to download for free....
01 March 2021
AHDB launches Carbon Week to support UK farmers
AHDB is bringing UK farmers an essential guide to carbon and carbon footprinting in a series of free webinars starting on 1 March. ...
22 February 2021
Test clamp to improve pre-calving diet
Testing silage ahead of spring calving is crucial for cow health and performance....
11 February 2021
UK announces grants to help farmers prepare for ammonia permitting rules
Farmers should prepare for significant changes when it comes to ammonia emissions after Farming Minister Victoria Prentis announced plans to impose regulated environmental permitting....
10 February 2021
UK farmers say poor rural connectivity is leaving them behind
More than four in 10 farmers still don’t have adequate fast and reliable broadband in order to run a modern-day farming business, according to a new NFU survey....
04 February 2021
Ruminant Health & Welfare responds to Defra consultation on animal transport
Any regulatory changes introduced as a result of Defra’s consultation on the welfare of live animals in transport must be evidence-based and rooted in science....
03 February 2021
President Biden halts residential evictions for USDA multifamily housing communities
The Biden administration has put a moratorium on residential evictions in USDA multifamily housing, following CDC guidance....
02 February 2021
Editorial - what would AI mean for EU agriculture?
Bernard Ader, Vice President of Cogeca, asks what the successful development of artificial intelligence mean for European agriculture....
29 January 2021
Shorthorns shine in Scotland’s first cattle-only on-farm Yourbid sale
Over 300 online bids were placed during an on-farm breeding cattle sale, hosted by Fearn Farm, Ross-Shire on Friday 22 January 2021....
27 January 2021
NFU UK calls for updates to water infrastructure to safeguard against future floods
Urgent action is needed to safeguard the UK's agricultural land in the face of extreme weather events....
23 January 2021
EU holds second consultation on revising pesticide rules
The European Union is consulting farmers and other stakeholders on the sustainable use of pesticides before updating rules for the trading bloc....
19 January 2021
Canada embraces insect farming to help tackle food waste
Canada's AgriInnovate Program has given $6 million to Enterra Feed Corporation to build an insect farm that can reduce Canada's food waste while providing livestock feed. ...
13 January 2021
NFF Australia calls for dedicated agriculture visa to address labour shortages
The National Farmers Federation (NFF) is urging the Australian government to create a dedicated agriculture visa to help the sector achieve its potential. ...
11 January 2021
US safety regulators ignored workers’ COVID-19 complaints amid deadly outbreaks
An in-depth report from Reuters has identified a consistent pattern of COVID-19 safety complaints from workers being ignored by local, state and federal regulators, leading to slipshod responses to outbreaks and worker deaths....
05 January 2021
Red Tractor UK wants farmers to take the lead in shaping future standards
Farm assurance body, Red Tractor, is urging farmers across the UK to participate in a consultation on how its farm standards should evolve beyond 2021. ...
04 January 2021
A five-point plan for better silage in 2021
Taking decisive steps now can help farmers make better silage for 2021. ...
01 January 2021
New AI project aims to recognise a cow by its skin patterns
An innovative new project sees video game developers and animal health organisations collaborate to improve welfare in dairy cattle. ...
21 December 2020
New app helps young farmers achieve top growth rates in cattle
Two young farmers report achieving outstanding growth rates with free precision livestock app Breedr....
18 December 2020
UK organic farmers can get extra support ahead of Brexit
Leading initiatives support imports and exports of organic goods after Brexit. ...
20 November 2020
Australia celebrates National Agriculture Day
Australians turned out in huge numbers on 20 November to celebrate National Agriculture Day....
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