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Cattle Industry News By Category: Young People in Agriculture

28 July 2022
Virginia Tech invests in new livestock, poultry facilities
Virginia Tech offers one of the largest animal science programs...
01 November 2021
Nigeria’s local supply chain goes digital
Nigerian start-ups are digitizing the country’s local supply chain, helping farmers sell their produce and merchants navigate high food costs....
29 October 2021
US invests over $50 million for new entrants to the ag sector
The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will invest over $50 million in organizations and institutions that teach and train new farmers and ranchers. ...
19 October 2021
Opinion - "despite its commitment to gender equality, not enough has been done to mainstream gender across the EU’s policy making"
Lotte Folkesson, Chairwoman of Copa and Cogeca's women's committee celebrated, Rural Women's Day on 15 October and is calling on the European agriculture community to celebrate the role women play in sustainable farming....
10 October 2021
US Ag Innovation Challenge announces 10 semi-finalists
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and Farm Credit have revealed the 10 semi-finalist teams that are advancing in the 2022 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge....
03 October 2021
UK students gear up for this year's harvest festival
More than 50,000 students across the UK will take part in NFU Harvest Live this week, where they will be making meals with British produce and meet the farmers who grow their ingredients. ...
24 August 2021
Australia greenlights ag-specific visa
Australia's National Farmers' Federation (NFF) has welcomed news that the government will deliver a long-sought agriculture-specific visa to shore up the workforce. ...
23 August 2021
Opinion: prioritizing diversity in US agriculture can keep the sector competitive
Dairy farmer and president of the New York Farm Bureau David Fisher is encouraging US farmers to seek out diverse viewpoints, saying "if we narrow our thoughts, we may miss an opportunity."...
31 July 2021
USDA Awards $12 Million in Record-Breaking Farm to School Grants
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $12 million in Farm to School Grants this year, announcing awards to 176 grantees, the most projects funded since the program began in 2013....
30 July 2021
Bright attitude, family mantra help Ruby overcome it all
“My grandfather always told me, ‘Ruby, you can learn something from everyone’, and that is something I remind myself about each and every day.”...
26 July 2021
Apply now the the US Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge
Ag-tech entrepreneurs across the US are being encouraged to apply by 20 August for the Farm Bureau's Ag Innovation Challenge....
22 July 2021
Australian farmers of all ages mark Farm Safety Week
Farm Safety Week Making farms safer from age 2 to 92....
19 July 2021
A farmers' life is a risky business, says Farm Safety Foundation
As the UK kicks off its annual Farm Safety Week, the Farm Safety Foundation wants to shine a light on the agriculture industry's poor safety record and take steps to make the sector less dangerous....
17 July 2021
School children’s farming projects amaze NFU Farmvention judges
From a food waste saving app to a vertical farming system on salt marshes, nine school projects focused on farming and the environment have been selected as the winners of the NFU’s Farmvention competition....
07 July 2021
Winners of the 5th European Award for Cooperative Innovation have been announced
More than 100 agricultural and forestry cooperatives submitted projects for the European Award for Cooperative innovation, with six farm sustainability initiatives taking the main prize....
06 July 2021
5 ways animals help reduce global poverty
Tonight, one in eight people around the world will go to bed hungry. At Heifer International, we believe livestock has a really important role to play in ending global hunger and poverty. Here are 5 reasons why....
26 June 2021
New initiative has medical students visiting farms to learn about sustainable food production
LEAF Education, Quorn Foods, The Great Tew Estate and Nutritank have partnered to develop an on-farm teaching initiative that educates medical students about sustainability, food production and farming....
19 June 2021
Canada ups investment in youth agriculture programs
The governments of Canada and Ontario are developing a program that fosters leadership skills and inspires careers in Canada's agriculture sector....
13 June 2021
Agricultural education can help bridge the STEM skills gap in the UK
Cross-industry organizations in the UK have met to discuss the role of agriculture as a solution to the STEM skills gap....
11 June 2021
Australian beef - feed your greatness
Australian Olympic and Paralympic athletes are shining a spotlight on beef’s nutritional value and the important role it plays in their diets as part of Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) new winter beef campaign, Australian Beef. Feed Your Greatness....
30 May 2021
NFU UK highlights the positive impact of agriculture in early education
Bringing agriculture into the classroom can positively impact children's education and future careers by illustrating critical STEM topics, says new NFU report. ...
26 May 2021
Iowa State's research farms boast new smart feeding system
Iowa State's research farms are embracing smart feed systems and new precision farming technologies, putting innovation to work for farms in the future. ...
24 May 2021
Attention agri-tech start-ups: entries now open for Tesco's Agri T-Jam 2021
The Tesco Agri T-Jam 2021 competition is accepting entries and will connect agri-tech innovators with the leading UK retailer's supply chain....
23 May 2021
RABI to create 24/7 helpline for UK farmers and their families
Responding to the increasing demand from farming people, RABI is extending its freephone helpline this autumn, to provide the farming community with a 24-hour service....
22 May 2021
Australia's National Farmers Federation unveils its 2021 Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program
A cohort of 12 skilled, talented and ambitious women, professionals in areas as diverse as station management, animal science and international trade make up this year’s National Farmers Federation (NFF) Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program....
20 May 2021
UK government publishes consultation on paying older farmers to retire
The new scheme, which hopes to encourage new entrants to the UK's farming sector by changing elements of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), would give farmers wishing to leave the industry a lump sum payment....
16 May 2021
RABI encourages farmers to take #5for5 this Mental Health Awareness Week
As Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 kicks off, RABI is asking the farming community to try to find time to take five minutes to reach out to five friends and check how they’re getting on....
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....
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