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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. ...
25 April 2021
UK's Royal Academy of Engineering awards NFU £30,000 to teach STEM through agriculture
The Royal Academy of Engineering has recognized the value of delivering Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) learning through the lens of food and farming and its role in inspiring the next generation of engineers by funding the NFU’s brand...
23 April 2021
How US farmers can pitch in to address climate change
The US Department of Agriculture is expanding and renewing the Conservation Reserve Program as part of its strategy to boost enrollment and address the climate crisis. ...
Want to make the most of homegrown forage?
Corteva Agriscience is reinforcing its commitment to helping livestock farmers ramp up their forage agronomy skills with the launch of Forage Bites....
22 April 2021
Australian Beef’s annual sustainability update to be released at Beef Australia 2021
The Australian Beef industry’s annual sustainability update will be launched at Beef Australia 2021 in Rockhampton at a special Australian Beef Sustainability Framework (ABSF) seminar....
21 April 2021
Calling all UK AgriTech start-ups
Harper Adams University is launching Cultivate, an AgriTech pre-accelerator to support early stage ag-tech businesses with mentoring and expertise. ...
19 April 2021
New speaker series showcases agriculture's role in global nutrition
Farm Journal Foundation kicked off its annual Speaker Series with an event highlighting agriculture’s unique role in addressing challenges to global nutrition....
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. ...
11 April 2021
New trailer for film documenting mental health struggles in the farming community
A new film looking at mental health in the farming community, called “Unearthing Farming Lives” is currently “in the making”....
07 April 2021
UK offers training scheme for potential cattle TB testers
Several veterinary practices in England are now looking to recruit people from across the agricultural community to help support them in fulfilling their cattle TB testing responsibilities....
Irish offer expertise in building sustainable national food systems
Irish agriculture minister Charlie McConalogue has unveiled Sustainable Food Systems Ireland (SFSI), an initiative that shares Irish agri-food expertise internationally....
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....
03 April 2021
Making mental health a priority for young farmers
Charities across the UK have developed Rural+, new training modules designed to support young farmers' mental health and well-being. ...
23 March 2021
Applications for the Beef Researcher Mentorship Program are open
The Beef Cattle Research Council invites upcoming and new applied researchers in Canada whose studies are of value to the beef industry, such as cattle health and welfare, beef quality, food safety, genetics, feed efficiency, or forages to apply for this...
22 March 2021
RCVS Knowledge to lead major antibiotic stewardship initiative for farms
A major initiative aimed at equipping vets across the UK with the latest antibiotic stewardship principles for treating specific farm animal species is being rolled out by a leading veterinary educational charity, in collaboration with a number of prominent...
20 March 2021
BBC focuses on farming in new web series
A new series on the BBC will focus on food security and innovations in farm production. ...
19 March 2021
South Africa launches fund to boost Black farming
South Africa has set up a 5 billion rand ($340 million) fund to help Black farmers gain access to capital and boost their role in commercial agriculture, state-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the government said on 18 March....
08 March 2021
Australia's proposed agriculture workforce strategy is "food for thought", says NFF
Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF) says that the release of the National Agriculture Workforce Strategy comes as farmers seek immediate and longer-term answers to crippling worker shortages. ...
 
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