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16 October 2020
NFU complaint on breach of partiality upheld by BBC
The BBC has upheld an impartiality breach complaint made by the National Farmers Union regarding the BBC1 documentary, "Meat: a threat to our planet?"...
Copa and Cogeca showcase five key ways to support women farmers and female entrepreneurs
In honour of the International Day of Rural Women on 15 October, Copa and Cogeca, the EU farming union, outline the contributions of female farmers and entrepreneurs for European agriculture. ...
28 September 2020
Canadian government revamps youth agriculture education
The federal government of Canada and the provincial government of Manitoba are supporting additional educational and outreach resources for Agriculture in the Classroom, a key initiative that teaches young Canadians about farming. ...
24 September 2020
EuroTier China exhibition sends positive signal to livestock and exhibition sectors: fairs with in-person knowledge-sharing also possible in the pandemic
EuroTier China brought a trade show featuring both physical and virtual platforms to over 12,000 visitors over three days. Trade show offered physical and virtual platforms; The German ministry of agriculture co-sponsored opening ceremony and contributed...
14 September 2020
Stand out from the herd: how cows commooonicate through their lives
PhD student Alexandra Green has published her research that shows dairy cows respond to positive and negative emotional prompts with individual 'voice'. She says the results have implications for farmers and animal welfare. ...
08 September 2020
NFU UK launches Farmvention to bring food and farming to classrooms
After the phenomenal success since its launch just two years ago, the NFU is opening its annual Farmvention competition to bring the world of food and farming into the classroom. This year the competition is focusing on the greatest global challenge of...
02 September 2020
National Cattlemen’s Foundation partners with Cargill to invest in North American producers
The National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF) announced a partnership with Cargill to provide funding to North American cattle producers to provide practical tools to help manage market shifts, reduce costs, manage finite natural resource availability and...
02 August 2020
Canada unveils first ever Agricultural Youth Council
Canada's Minister of Agriculture announced the members of the new Canadian Agricultural Youth Council. ...
31 July 2020
What’s in part one of the UK’s National Food Strategy?
The UK has recently published part one of its National Food Strategy – an independent review that will inform government decision making for the next 75 years....
07 July 2020
Canada hopes to empower Indigenous entrepreneurs bringing agriculture to new communities
Canada will bring additional opportunities for British Columbia's Indigenous entrepreneurs who are interested in developing food and agriculture businesses. ...
27 June 2020
"They know the importance of the soil”
"Living Farms": Rudolf Steiner School in Kenya applies biodynamic farming...
22 June 2020
Attention future farmers: £5000 Sustainable Agriculture Bursary now open for applications
Agriculture students that are passionate about nature friendly farming can apply for a bursary worth £5,000 to support them throughout their studies....
10 June 2020
US NFU Foundation celebrates young agricultural leaders with scholarships
The National Farmers Union Foundation (NFUF) has announced the 2020 recipients of the Hubert K and JoAnn Seymour and Stanley Moore Scholarships. ...
24 May 2020
BSAS unveils finalists for its prestigious 2020 Industry Prize
The British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) is delighted to reveal the five finalists of its 2020 Industry Prize....
06 May 2020
New Zealand’s new climate change curriculum worries farmers
New Zealand’s new climate change curriculum advises students to eat less dairy and meat, upsetting members of its critical farming community....
09 March 2020
Women in Food and Agriculture celebrate International Women's Day
Agricultural and food businesses are turning the tide on gender inequality, with two high profile companies meeting their goals to increase the proportion of women in leadership positions....
02 March 2020
Careers in food and farming: inspiring the next generation of STEM graduates
Speaking at the NFU Conference 2020, an expert panel discuss the introduction of food and farming into the national curriculum and providing a gateway into STEM careers....
14 February 2020
Farm gate: on farming, mental health, and mental illness
Farm Gate host ffinlo Costain speaks with Graham Morgan MBE about farming, mental health, and mental illness....
11 February 2020
Addressing the UK’s rumen and liver fluke challenge
Researchers at the University of Liverpool want to combat the growing prevalence of rumen fluke and liver fluke in the UK....
11 December 2018
WB Approves $500 Loan for Dairy, Livestock
BANGLADESH - The World Bank (WB) on Saturday approved a $500 million loan to help improve livestock and dairy production to meet the growing demand for egg, meat and milk and raise nutritional intakes of the Bangladeshis....
10 December 2018
Innovation, Joint Action Needed to Achieve Sustainable Agriculture, Food Systems
GLOBAL - "No country alone will be able to overcome all the challenges we face fully, so we must act globally. Nobody must be left behind," FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said Friday (7 December) in remarks to member states....
26 November 2018
Thousands Trained to Support Meat Supply Chain
UK - More than 6,000 people have passed AHDB Meat Education Programme (MEP) training modules, to improve the skills of workers supporting the beef and lamb supply chain....
23 November 2018
Students Score Big in Cattle Ranch Challenge
US - The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has announced the winning teams in its fall Purple Plow Challenge, Cattle Ranch Riddle....
29 October 2018
Farmers Wanted for Progressive Groups
UK - Recruitment has started for the next two groups of forward-thinking English beef and lamb farmers to be part of AHDB Beef & Lamb’s progressive groups....
05 October 2018
Standards Set to Develop Future Farmers, Growers
UK - To develop the next generation of skilled farmers and growers, AHDB, NFU and industry employers have joined forces to set standards for three new apprenticeship schemes....
Agriculture a Key Area for Collaboration, Say Leaders
AFRICA & CHINA - African countries are enthusiastic about Chinese assistance in agriculture and infrastructure, as the continent attempts to eradicate hunger in a decade and speed up modernization to achieve the aspirations of the African Union's Agenda...
20 September 2018
Bayer announces Care4Cattle grant recipients in celebration of advancing cattle well-being
Three projects to receive Care4Cattle grants for innovations in advancing the well-being of cattle. Care4Cattle received over 100 entries across 37 countries, with winners selected from Australia, Brazil and the United Kingdom. ...
12 June 2018
Bayer and World Farmers’ Organisation - Grant supports innovation in animal well-being
If you are a livestock professional with an innovative approach to the well-being of your animals, then you could be eligible to apply for part of a €30,000 grant fund from Bayer....
 
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