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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. ...
25 May 2021
Oxitec takes on growing cattle tick challenges
Oxitec, leading developer of biological solutions to control pests that transmit disease and harm livestock, has launched a new program with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to target the growing challenge of cattle ticks....
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....
21 May 2021
These nine ground-breaking innovations could transform South America's agriculture sector
The Animal AgTech South America Summit, being held virtually from 30 June to 1 July, will showcase the latest innovations in livestock farming, including offerings from nine start-ups that could transform the industry....
Canada hopes new investment will build public trust in the food system
Canada's Minister of Agriculture, Marie Claude Bibeau, has announced a $244,000 investment to support the CCFI's efforts to build trust and transparency in the country's food system. ...
19 May 2021
Over 2,000 UK farmers have applied for the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot
More than 2,000 farmers across the United Kingdom have responded to Defra’s call for applicants for the pilot of the Sustainable Farming Incentive, due to start in October 2021....
18 May 2021
"Test Don't Guess" to control roundworm and liver fluke in ruminants
A new animation from the Moredun Institute showcases "Test Don't Guess", a fun way to learn about parasite monitoring to improve livestock health and performance. ...
UK gears up for COP26 by showcasing green credentials
UK ministers are touring the nation to learn about the country's green future ahead of the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow....
06 May 2021
USDA should use pilot projects to build towards a carbon bank, says FACA
The Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance (FACA), now more than 70 members strong, has worked over the past three months to develop specific recommendations for how the USDA should approach a potential carbon bank....
30 April 2021
USDA to host virtual fair on innovative ways to combat food waste
Mark your calendar for the first-ever Food Loss and Waste Innovation Fair on 26 May. ...
19 April 2021
Proposed White House budget could boost farm funding by 16%
President Joe Biden released his proposed federal budget on 9 April and farming, food safety, infrastructure and climate action are set to get a boost. ...
18 April 2021
What the NFU is doing to create a safer, cleaner, greener rural Britain
With Coronavirus restrictions lifting and the number of people visiting the countryside increasing, the National Farmers Union is working hard to make sure farms are kept safe and profitable....
14 April 2021
US ag and first responder groups release video series to help farmers with emergency planning
Animal agriculture groups have partnered with US first responders to create a video series that helps farmers and ranchers prepare emergency action plans. ...
09 April 2021
Australia's NFF praises decision to develop livestock in New South Wales
National Farmers' Federation Chief Executive Tony Mahar welcomed the move, saying that it is regionalization in action. ...
08 April 2021
OPINION – African agriculture is ready for a digital revolution
Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank and Patrick Verkooijen, CEO of the Global Center on Adaptation believe that data delivered by mobile phones can help Africa’s farmers adapt to climate change and boost the economy. ...
06 April 2021
A future focused trade site at Beef Australia 2021
A variety of new technologies and tools addressing today’s challenges and the future needs of the industry will be on show at Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) Beef Australia 2021 trade site....
31 March 2021
US Senators reintroduce legislation to reform livestock transport
A bipartisan group of senators reintroduced the Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act to address ongoing concerns over hours of service and electronic monitoring rules....
30 March 2021
Functional hoof trimming course launches online
Professional Hoof Trimmer Graeme Parker, also known by his YouTube channel name as The Hoof GP, is launching an Online Functional Hoof Trimming Course....
19 March 2021
SRUC launches new Herd Health Planning app to connect farmers and vets
A new app created by the Veterinary Services team at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) will allow British beef suckler farmers to share real-time cattle data with veterinary surgeons while in the field....
16 March 2021
Livestock app Breedr launches in UK
UK beef producers can finally plan ahead with confidence, following the launch of the world’s first smart, data-driven beef contract which sets a secure price 24 months ahead....
11 March 2021
Canada greenlights new resources for farmers who want to discover biogas
Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced funding of up to $116,800 for the Canadian Biogas Association (CBA) to accelerate sustainable agricultural development....
10 March 2021
New lameness initiative cuts costs and improves welfare for dairy cattle
Investing in concrete grooving helped UK dairy farmer Grant Hartman save £24,000 by reducing cow casualties due to slipping....
04 March 2021
How to protect your farm data from cyber attacks
Producers and small businesses in Australia’s red meat and livestock industry can help protect their data from common cyber-attacks with a new, easy-to-read guide to cyber security now available to download for free....
01 March 2021
AHDB launches Carbon Week to support UK farmers
AHDB is bringing UK farmers an essential guide to carbon and carbon footprinting in a series of free webinars starting on 1 March. ...
22 February 2021
Test clamp to improve pre-calving diet
Testing silage ahead of spring calving is crucial for cow health and performance....
11 February 2021
UK announces grants to help farmers prepare for ammonia permitting rules
Farmers should prepare for significant changes when it comes to ammonia emissions after Farming Minister Victoria Prentis announced plans to impose regulated environmental permitting....
10 February 2021
UK farmers say poor rural connectivity is leaving them behind
More than four in 10 farmers still don’t have adequate fast and reliable broadband in order to run a modern-day farming business, according to a new NFU survey....
05 February 2021
Canadian dairy farmers update traceability efforts with new tech
Dairy farmers in British Columbia are adopting new digital traceability technology to build consumer confidence and ensure food safety. ...
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