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24 March 2017
Beef Checkoff's MBA Programme Reaches 10,000 Grads
US - This month, the beef checkoff’s Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) programme, reached 10,000 graduates. This group of beef and dairy producers – along with chefs, teachers, doctors, dietitians and others in the beef community – has stepped up and...
08 March 2017
NBA: National Commercial Cattle Show Classes at Beef Expo
UK - Plans for this year’s flagship beef event, National Beef Association’s Beef Expo 2017, are in full swing and it has been announced that there will be a total of 11 cattle classes, with four championships and a supreme championship, at the National...
06 March 2017
'Best and Brightest' Sought to Drive Agricultural Policy
AUSTRALIA - AgForce is seeking innovative, bright thinkers to help drive key policies to take agriculture and rural Queensland forward....
03 March 2017
NFUS Highlights Importance of Farming as Employer to Influential Commons Committee
UK - NFU Scotland has highlighted the importance of Scottish agriculture as an employer to an influential committee in Westminster yesterday (Wednesday, 1 March)....
09 February 2017
NBA Welcomes New Generation of Beef Farmers
UK - The National Beef Association has announced its new campaign to embrace a new generation of beef farmers. ...
03 February 2017
IFA Outlines Case for National Reserve for Young Farmers in 2017
IRELAND - Following a meeting of the CAP Advisory Committee in the Department of Agriculture yesterday (Thursday, 2 February), IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy said IFA is very clear on the need for a National Reserve for young farmers in 2017....
29 December 2016
DBA Pledges Support for Agricultural Education Center
US - Recognising the opportunity to engage the non-farming public about how food is produced, the Dairy Business Association has announced it will contribute $50,000 to the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC)....
22 December 2016
Beef Student of the Year Launched with £3k at Stake
UK - The Beef Shorthorn Society has launched Beef Student of the Year, a first time award open to those studying agriculture or a related course at a UK agricultural college or university....
15 December 2016
Intended Phosphate Reduction Plan for Dutch Dairy Sector
NETHERLANDS - The members of the chain organisation ZuivelNL (the Dutch Dairy Association, the Dutch Federation of Agriculture and Horticulture and the trade union of the Dutch dairy farmers) expect to complete their part of the phosphate reduction plan...
29 November 2016
Scotland Launches Action Plan for New Generation Farmers
SCOTLAND - A 10 point action plan aimed at kick-starting a new generation of farmers by dramatically increasing the number of starter opportunities on public land has been published....
07 October 2016
50th World Dairy Expo: A Surprise, Collegiate Judging Winners & Photos
ANALYSIS - The 50th World Dairy Expo kicked off on Tuesday, October 4 with an Opening Ceremony that included a surprise reveal at the Alliant Energy Center. ...
27 June 2016
Public Support for Farmers Increasing, Survey Shows
UK - The amount of people backing British farming has increased for the fifth year running according to a NFU-commissioned survey from OnePoll....
26 January 2016
Funding Available for Young Farmers
SCOTLAND, UK - A £30,000 funding package has been agreed to provide agricultural training opportunities for young farmers and other young people working in the rural economy....
08 August 2015
Drawing on Childhood Memories: Why Farming Needs to Laugh
US - A life-long attachment to cartoons and the countryside has enabled and inspired a US country boy to show rural America the importance of laughter....
16 April 2015
Have Subsidies Hindered Progress on Livestock Farms?
GLOBAL – Direct farm support payments have hindered agricultural progress across the globe, scientists heard this week. ...
08 April 2015
Is New Zealand's Gypsy Day Too Disruptive?
NEW ZEALAND - Dairy industry leaders suggest change is needed to minimise the negative effects of the annual farm move for sharemilkers on families, communities and business....
05 January 2015
Study Predicts No Farmers and Ranchers under 35 by 2033
US - As long-time farmers and ranchers grow older, it is becoming increasingly difficult to pass on the family farm or find young employees to pick up the reins at large corporate ranches....
28 October 2014
Training Programme Seeks Farmer Mentors
UK – Aspiring dairy farmers are being urged to join a new business training programme....
08 October 2010
VLA and GVS/AGV National Conference 2010
UK - The Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) hosted a successful joint national veterinary conference with Government Veterinary Surgeons (GVS) and the Association of Government Veterinarians (AGV) at the end of September....
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