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10 July 2014
Automatic Heat Detection: Expensive But Worthwhile
ANALYSIS - An English cattleman has taken the guesswork out of spotting cows on heat by investing in a solar-powered, computerised heat detection system....
09 July 2014
Wider Use of Mobile Animal Health App Urged in Other Countries
UGANDA - A new mobile application is successfully supporting Uganda's veterinary technicians....
04 July 2014
Supermarket Chain Launches App for Cattle Farmers
UK – British supermarket chain Morrisons has become the first to launch a free app for cattle farmers to help simplify livestock management....
23 June 2014
New Mobile App Enhances Vet Certificate Submissions
US - The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) has released a mobile app to make it easier for veterinarians to submit Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) from the field....
20 May 2014
China, Tajikistan Discuss Agricultural Cooperation
CHINA – The Chinese deputy agricultural minister Niu Dun and the Tajikistan Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda discussed how both countries could collaborate to strengthen the farming sector last week....
01 May 2014
Farmers Must Drive Precision Livestock Farming
ANALYSIS – Spending large amounts of money and benefiting the academic community is all well and good but precision livestock farming (PLF) must save farmers money long-term....
25 April 2014
New Title Shows David Brown Was a Global Leader
GLOBAL - The international importance of a Yorkshire-based tractor company is being detailed in a new publication to be released next month....
02 April 2014
First Robotic Milking and Feeding Demonstration Announced for Leading UK Event
UK - The world’s first combined live robotic milking and feeding system demonstration at an exhibition will be staged at the Livestock Event, to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July by its organisers the Royal Association of British Dairy...
25 March 2014
How Can Science and Farming Live Together?
ANALYSIS - Modern farming needs modern scientific techniques, engineering, technology and social science....
19 March 2014
Research Council Celebrates 20 Years of Advances in Animal Welfare
UK - BBSRC has supported world-leading bioscience for over two decades. For its 20th anniversary, the Research Council will be exploring a variety of ways that BBSRC helps to deliver impact from research, focusing here on animal welfare....
11 March 2014
New CSIRO Report Highlights Costs of Livestock Transport
AUSTRLIA - AGFORCE has welcomed the launch of a suite of innovative new tools jointly developed by the CSIRO and various state governments to analyse cost savings associated with beef industry transport and logistics in Northern Australia....
19 February 2014
New Data Source for UK Meat Producers
UK - An online library of facts and figures about the meat industry has been launched by EBLEX and BPEX, available free to levy payers and industry stakeholders....
18 February 2014
Farmers Encouraged to Tell Their Stories Online
CANADA - The producer of farmNwife.com is encouraging farmers to consider telling their stories online, writes Bruce Cochrane....
New Software from CIRAD Aims to Cut Antibiotic Use
FRANCE - A team from CIRAD has developed a software capable of identifying some of the proteins involved in triggering bacterial infections. This innovation has significant potential in terms of therapeutic approaches, and in particular would make it...
13 February 2014
Is New Chinese Agricultural Policy Driving Production, Consumption?
CHINA - Chinese agriculture has grown tremendously over the past thirty-five years and with the new leadership in 2012 and a flurry of new government policies, agriculture is expected to experience even faster growth in the coming decade....
29 January 2014
Alliance Launches New Interactive, Mobile-friendly Website
US - The Animal Agriculture Alliance has unveiled a new website, the product of an almost nine-month redesign effort focused on providing Alliance members, media and consumers with the most relevant, up-to-date and pertinent information in an easily navigable...
21 January 2014
Novus Honored as 2014 Corporate Science Leadership Award Recipient
US - The Board of Trustees of the Academy of Science – St. Louis announced the recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Scientist Awards to be awarded at the 20th Annual Awards Dinner on 9 April 2014. Novus International, Inc. is honored to be among the awardees...
08 January 2014
Europe Must Not Close Doors on Genetic Modification
UK - The longer Europe continues to close its doors to GM, the greater risk that the rest of the world will pass it by....
Agriculture Needs Science Based Approach to Intensification
UK - The global agriculture sector needs a science based approach to intensification of food production, writes Chris Harris....
06 January 2014
Could Cow Belches Be A New Power Source?
ARGENTINA – Cattle back-packs are being used to capture methane from a cow’s stomach as part of a ground breaking experiment in Argentina....
17 December 2013
Researchers Win $200,000 For Sustainability, Profitability and Performance Research
NEW ZEALAND - AgResearch has invested $200,000 to change how science considers fungus in plants. ...
05 December 2013
Approach to Animal Disease Surveillance to be Improved
UK - AHVLA has announced an improved approach to scanning surveillance to better detect new and re-emerging animal diseases and threats in England and Wales....
Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Erber Group Campus
AUSTRIA - Biomin, as part of the Erber Group, began its move to a new campus location in Getzersdorf with a groundbreaking ceremony on 13 November 2013....
28 November 2013
Commission Clears Acquisition of Life Technologies by Thermo Fisher
EU - The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Life Technologies Corp. by rival Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., both US-based companies active in life science markets....
22 November 2013
New Studentships Use Science to Boost Industry Efficiency, Know-how
UK - Safeguarding product quality and boosting farm productivity are the clear themes to emerge from a £1.4m round of studentships under a restyled research programme from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)....
18 November 2013
Science into Practice Annual Conference 2014 Open for Registration
UK - Registration for the Science into Practice Annual Conference 2014, jointly organised by the BSAS, AVTRW and WPSA, is now open for registration....
12 November 2013
Farmers, Livestock Breeders, Fishermen Must Be More Innovative, Says PM
MALAYSIA - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants farmers, livestock breeders and fishermen to be more innovative and progressive to boost income and their standard of living....
06 November 2013
Robot to Assist in Pasture Management
NEW ZEALAND – Pasture work could be made simpler by a paddock robot built by leading experts at AgResearch New Zealand....
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