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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....
20 February 2013
Classes Offer Farmers Production Cost Advice
US - “It’s been a long time since beef producers had this good of a chance of off-setting their production costs,” said Dr. Monte Rouquette, Texas A&M AgriLife Research forage scientist....
07 February 2013
Branding and Computer Technology Mix in Traceability Scheme
NICARAGUA – Livestock movement monitoring is being stepped up by linking a computer database to an iron branding system....
06 February 2013
SCS Explores LCA to Measure Environmental Impact of Foods
US - SCS Global Services presented insights into the increased use of product Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for food, beverage and other consumer packaged goods at the Sustainable Foods Summit in San Francisco last month....
04 February 2013
‘Cowbytes’ Offers Ration and Costing Advice
CANADA – Cattlemen are beginning to hear about a ration balancing computer programme now available called ‘Cowbytes’....
Rural Business Training for 90,000 Entrepreneurs Launched
UK - At least 90,000 aspiring businesspeople will get specialist training as part of the Government’s latest drive towards rural economic growth Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson announced today....
22 January 2013
Strong Sector Requires Further Improvements
GERMANY – Despite a gross domestic product of 160 billion euros and employing 5 million people the German agri-food industry still has much to achieve, this was the message of the German Farmers Association (DBV) at Green Week, the International food...
Continental Markets for Irish Beef Positive
IRELAND - Speaking from Green Week in Berlin, IFA President John Bryan said the equine DNA testing is not an issue across our important continental European markets. ...
18 January 2013
Minister Announces Meat Sector Technology Programme Launch
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, has announced the launch of a new Sheep Technology Adoption Programme and additional phases of technology adoption programmes in the beef and dairy sectors....
20 December 2012
Ministry to Oversee Vaccine Development
BRAZIL – ARGENTINA - As part of the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) action programme of the Mercosur group the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply will undertake an audit of vaccine development at the Biogenesis Laboratory in Buenos Aires on...
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