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29 October 2013
Cattle Sale Timing Discussed at Orkney Meeting
SCOTLAND, UK - The vexing question of when best to sell cattle, and in particular weaned calves, was a major talking point at the recent monitor farm meeting in Orkney....
New Professional Doctorates at Royal Veterinary College
UK - Applications are now open for two new Professional Doctorates in Agriculture and Food (DAgriFood) and Veterinary Practice (VetD) at The Royal Veterinary College. ...
28 October 2013
VIV Europe 2014: Back to Business
NETHERLANDS - VIV Europe 2014 will be back to business when the world expo for poultry and livestock husbandry and processing returns in May 2014, said exhibition manager Ruwan Berculo....
24 October 2013
Tenant Farming in Spotlight at National Conference
UK - Tenant farmers are being urged to make sure they don’t miss out as the sector comes under the spotlight next month at a national conference organised by the NFU....
11 October 2013
EuFMD Presents First e-Learning Course
EU - As part of the European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EuFMD) programme to support Foot-and-Mouth Disease preparedness for its Member States, the EuFMD training team has collaborated with the Royal Veterinary College, London,...
07 October 2013
Aarhus University Appoints New Professor in Animal Science
DENMARK - With effect from 1 September Hanne Damgaard Poulsen from the Department of Animal Science at Aarhus University has been appointed professor with special responsibilities (mso) in environmental impacts of animal production....
04 October 2013
Training Offered on Re-building Beef Herd
US - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service personnel will conduct a training, “Rebuilding the Beef Herd: Planning to capture opportunities,” November 19....
02 October 2013
Call for Papers for Animal Welfare Conference
UK - The first call has been made for papers for the UFAW conference, 'Recent advances in animal welfare science IV', which will be held in York on 26 June 2014....
23 September 2013
Skills Push to Hit Cattle Sector in Dominican Republic
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – A skills push is hitting the dairy and beef sectors in a bid to introduce producers and technicians to new ways of improving the industry....
20 September 2013
SPACE 2013 Beats Records
FRANCE - The 27th SPACE held from 10 to 13 September 2013 in Rennes beat all attendance records for the number of visitors, in particular foreign visitors, number of exhibitors, size of the exhibition area and number of new products presented....
13 September 2013
Conference Explores Wagyu Feeder Steer Premium
AUSTRALIA - The reasons why 400 kg Wagyu sired feeder steers are bringing premiums of between $350 to $420/head over flatback British types will head discussions at the 12th Annual Wagyu Conference at The Pier, Geelong, Victoria, from October 11 to 13....
10 September 2013
Farm Care Conference Set to Deliver Outlook, Codes of Practice
CANADA - Ottawa holds the National Farm Animal Care Conference next month offering attendees the chance to get the latest on Codes of Practice, market place outlooks, communication strategies and leadership opportunities. ...
Optimising Livestock Production with Precision Technology
UK - Throughout October and November, the Royal Agricultural Society of England is hosting a series of farm visits and workshops across the country specifically looking at the use of technologies and innovations on livestock farms....
Farmers Union Provides Skills Boost to Newcomers
US – Newcomers to agriculture are in the capital city this week to take part in a range of skills lessons as part of the first session of the Beginning Farmer Institute....
26 August 2013
Livestock Forum Set to Go Social
AUSTRALIA - In continuing to engage more closely with producers, the Victorian Farmers Federation’s Livestock Group will kick off a series of open forums – beginning in Hamilton this September. ...
12 August 2013
Georgian Cattle Industry Welcomes New Adviser
US - Jacob Seger has been named has joined the University of Georgia beef extension team at a difficult time for cattle farming....
08 August 2013
Feed Safety and Efficient Livestock Production to Highlight LIVESTOCK PHILIPPINES 2013
PHILIPPINES - Feed safety and its impact on livestock productivity will be the main highlight of LIVESTOCK PHILIPPINES 2013, the country's official livestock and feed expo which is set to take place on 7-9 August 2013 at the SMX Convention Centre in...
07 August 2013
Mycotoxin Workshop Supported by Biomin
BELGIUM - From 22 to 24 May 2013, the University College and University of Ghent, as well as the Society of Mycotoxin Research organised the 35th Mycotoxin Workshop....
SPACE President Passes Away
FRANCE - The directors and staff of SPACE pay tribute to their President, Jean-Michel Lemetayer, who died suddenly on 31 July....
01 August 2013
Moscow Seminar to Provide Breeding and Genomics Advice
RUSSIA – Ministry efforts to promote commercial insemination and estimated breeding values have resulted in a seminar to address such issues for Moscow based cattlemen....
22 July 2013
Ceva Helps Vets Promote Responsible Use of Anti-Infectives
UK - Ceva Animal Health was proud to support Herefordshire-based Belmont Veterinary Practice’s recent client workshop on the safe and responsible use of medicines, specifically anti-infectives....
08 July 2013
High Tech Lasers - A New Development in Measuring Livestock Emissions
UK - High-Tech Lasers that have widespread use in the engineering world may soon be utilised by the Agricultural Industry to measure greenhouse gas emissions from livestock, Dr Mizeck Chagunda told the Greenhouse Gas & Animal Agricultural Conference in...
26 June 2013
FAO Meeting Discusses Water and Food Security
GLOBAL - Researchers and policy-makers are gathering in Cairo, Egypt, to build links between available science and practical policy action for a conference organised by the United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)....
EU, China Cooperate on Brucellosis Control
CHINA - An EU-China Seminar on Brucellosis Surveillance and Control was held in Qingdao, Shandong last week. ...
25 June 2013
Livestock Event: Strong Interest in Livestock Classes
UK - Over 270 cattle have been entered for the competitive classes at the Livestock Event to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July....
24 June 2013
Countdown to Livestock Event
UK - The Livestock Event, to be held at the NEC in Birmingham, will soon be here, bringing talks, seminars and demonstrations on the most pressing issues around farm technology, economics and animal health....
Mixer Wagon Demonstrations at The Livestock Event
UK - The popular mixer wagon demonstrations are returning to the Livestock Event to be held on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July at The NEC, Birmingham, and organised by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers....
21 June 2013
AgriVision 2013: Creating a Successful Strategy
NETHERLANDS - At the seventh AgriVision conference, the world's foremost authority on strategy, competition and competitive advantage, Professor Michael Porter of the Harvard Business School explained the concept of shared value and he showed how companies...
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