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13 July 2020
View news from United Kingdom UK retailers warn of price hikes if no-deal Brexit
The UK’s retail industry urged the UK and European negotiators to reach a post-Brexit trade agreement, warning that consumers could face higher prices without tariff-free trade....
View news from United States Will feeding silage to lactating cows give my calves scours?
Many cow-calf producers in Nebraska have become accustomed to using distillers grains as a source of both protein and energy to help meet the nutritional needs of lactating cows from calving until green grass is available, writes Dave Ostdiek University...
12 July 2020
View news from European Union EU publishes short-term agriculture outlook
The European Union's most recent short-term economic outlook identifies good production prospects across multiple agriculture sectors, with huge boost coming from reopening food service businesses. ...
11 July 2020
View news from United Kingdom RABDF launches virtual dairy training course for aspiring UK farmers
A specialist business course for aspiring dairy producers that offers expert training and a networking opportunity is now open for applications....
10 July 2020
View news from United Kingdom UK creates Trade and Agriculture Commission amid trade negotiations
The UK's new Trade and Agriculture Commission represents farmers, retailers and consumers and will advise the government on trade, animal welfare and environmental standards. ...
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures make modest gains
US live cattle futures closed slightly higher on 9 July on expectations for steady and stronger cash cattle prices for the week....
View news from United States RAMP UP Act promises to strengthen regional meat processors across the US
New bipartisan legislation aims to expand the capacity of small and medium-sized meat processors and strengthen the US meat supply chain. ...
View news from European Union EU's agriculture sector fares well despite pandemic
Despite the emerging COVID-19 crisis during the opening months of 2020, the European Union's agri-food trade remained strong and stable. ...
View news from Global Tips on handling cattle in hot weather
As a summer heat wave descends on the Midwest, Nebraska Extension is urging producers to help reduce stress on cattle during hot weather....
09 July 2020
View news from Global Meat, eggs and poultry play key role in improved nutrition
New research from UC Davis highlights the pivotal role of animal protein for family nutrition in developing countries. ...
View news from United Kingdom Control to Crypto: new animation from Moredun Institute
The Moredun Institute has created a new informative animation on how to effectively manage and control cryptosporidium on-farm. ...
View news from United States CME update: futures and boxed beef prices weaken
US live and feeder cattle futures weakened on 8 July alongside prices for boxed beef....
View news from Brazil Brazil investigates COVID-10 outbreaks in 10 meat plants in Mato Grosso
Brazilian labour prosecutors are probing COVID-19 outbreaks in at least 10 meat processing plants across Mato Grosso state....
View news from United Kingdom NFU warns of long road to recovery after statement from UK Chancellor
“It remains clear that the entire nation and economy will be facing a long recovery to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic."...
08 July 2020
View news from United States CME update: abundant livestock supplies push cattle futures lower
US cattle futures ended mostly lower on 7 July following pressure from abundant supplies....
View news from United States CDC report reveals extent of COVID-19 impact on meat plant workers
A new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the heavy toll COVID-19 took on meat plant workers in April and May....
View news from European Union SmartAgriHubs begins open call for digital agriculture innovation
The Restart and Expand projects from SmartAgriHubs promises to bring over 150 partners in the European agri-food sector together to foster innovation, sustainability and success....
View news from European Union Carbon Cowboys join Farm Gate podcast in exclusive interview
In an exclusive interview, the film director and producer, Peter Byck, talks to Farm Gate reporter, ffinlo Costain, about his latest series of short films....
View news from United Kingdom RSPCA hails Aldi's commitment to not sell lower-welfare products as UK debates new policies
Higher animal welfare standards hang in the balance as the House of Lords debates the new Agriculture Bill....
View news from United Kingdom UK's landmark Agriculture Bill moves forward
The transformative Agriculture Bill that will replace the EU's Common Agriculture Policy in the UK has returned to the House of Lords. ...
View news from United Kingdom Pirbright: pooled milk can be used for FMD surveillance
A case study undertaken by scientists at The Pirbright Institute is the first to confirm that milk obtained from in-line milk samplers on a large-scale dairy farm can be used to detect circulating foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) in cattle....
07 July 2020
View news from China US trade groups urge China to increase purchases of US goods
The US Chamber of Commerce and other trade associations urged top American and Chinese officials to renew their efforts to implement the Phase 1 trade agreement between China and the US....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures surge to two-month high
US live cattle futures reached a two-month high on 6 July on follow-through buying from last week....
View news from Brazil JBS reports 2.2 percent of workers at Brazil plant as COVID-19 positive
Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS says that 2.2 percent of workers at its Goiania beef plant have been placed on mandatory leave after testing positive for COVID-19....
View news from Canada 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. ...
View news from United Kingdom UK veterinary college explores how to help farmers in crisis
A research team at Hartpury University in the UK is carrying out a study to find out how farmers can be supported in times of crisis in the future, after assessing the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. ...
View news from United Kingdom How to manage rights of way on farmland
What UK landowners need to know about rights of way on their land. ...
06 July 2020
View news from Ireland Irish survey data shows worrying rise in dairy overheads
The results from Ireland's National Farm Survey (NFS), which show modest gains in farm family incomes, may not be as positive as they initially appear. ...
 
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