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22 September 2021
Farmers to tell UN that trade is key to sustainable food systems
Ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), Cairns Group Farm Leaders (the Group) from Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Guatemala, New Zealand, Paraguay, South Africa and Uruguay has urged that the role of international trade...
UK government announces export supports for farmers and agrifood industry
Plans to help the UK’s farmers and food and drink businesses boost exports have been announced. ...
21 September 2021
9th Circuit vacates factory farms permit for Idaho
A federal appeals court on Thursday tossed a water permit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted Idaho for factory farms, also known as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), citing deficiencies in its environmental monitoring requirements....
20 September 2021
New initiative, Sustainable Dairy PA, sparks promise for more climate-friendly dairy supply chain
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY), Land O'Lakes, Inc., and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay have partnered to implement on-farm best management practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed....
18 September 2021
What is the real value of Britain's farm shop sector?
A new research project from Harper Adams University is exploring the true value of the British farm shop sector. ...
17 September 2021
NCBA releases counter response to article published in The Guardian
The following statement from NCBA, a contractor to the US Beef Checkoff, was released in response to an article published this week in The Guardian:...
Cow diets containing milled rapeseed reduces the methane emitted by cattle
In addition to reducing methane emissions, the new diet decreased the proportion of saturated fatty acids in milk – without reducing milk output....
15 September 2021
EU farmers reject amendments on Farm to Fork Strategy
Following a vote by the AGRI and ENVI Committees in the European Parliament on amendments to the Farm to Fork Strategy, EU farming union Copa and Cogeca has issued a statement criticising the proposed amendments, saying many have not been sufficiently...
13 September 2021
UGA researcher uses 'cotton cake' as protein supplement in dairy cattle diets
John Bernard, a professor and dairy scientist at the University of Georgia Tifton campus, has found “cotton cake” to be an effective protein supplement for dairy cattle....
12 September 2021
New AgriWebb Academy wants farmers achieve more with its digital platform
AgriWebb Academy hopes to facilitate the switch to digital farm management with new platform....
10 September 2021
Carbon sequestration a positive aspect of beef cattle grazing grasslands
Beef cattle grazing on grass pastures might not be the first thing people think of when discussing the subject of combatting greenhouse gas emissions, but it is an agricultural practice providing significant dividends to the effort....
09 September 2021
DSM receives first full market authorizations for methane-reducing feed additive Bovaer® for beef, dairy in Brazil, Chile
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has received full regulatory approval from the Brazilian and Chilean authorities to commercialize Bovaer®, its novel methane-reducing feed additive for ruminants....
08 September 2021
Opinion - The European Parliament must not make the Farm to Fork strategy untenable for the agri-food sector
Farming unions and cooperatives across the European Union have issued a joint declaration ahead of the ENVI and AGRI Committee meetings in the European Parliament on 9 September....
07 September 2021
Grazing large herbivores can help reduce wildfire risks
Grazing large herbivores can be an effective way to prevent and mitigate wildfires, especially in areas facing land abandonment. ...
04 September 2021
Genome to phenome livestock research gets funding boost
The Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative has awarded seven grants to institutions across the United States for multidisciplinary projects that help advance crop and livestock genetics research....
03 September 2021
Brazil’s Supreme Court weighs landmark case on indigenous land rights
Brazil's Supreme Court heard arguments for and against a cut-off date for land claims that indigenous people say are vital for their survival, while the government advocated for legal certainty for farmers in the agricultural powerhouse....
02 September 2021
Extreme heat and drought threatens $500 billion in new US costs by 2050
Worsening extreme heat is likely to significantly boost economic and public health costs in the United States without a major course correction on climate change, researchers said in a report published on 31 August....
US NFU weighs in on WOTUS rule re-write
The National Farmers Union has told the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers that farmers needs and concerns must be heard as the Waters of the US rule is re-written. ...
01 September 2021
World dairy experts to gather in Copenhagen this October
Registration has opened for the IDF World Dairy Conference, being held in Copenhagen from 13 to 15 October. ...
Opinion - There is much to be expected from the Slovenian Presidency when it comes to agriculture
Ramón Armengol, President of Cogeca, gives his take on the Slovenian Presidency's Programme for agriculture in the EU. ...
EU farmers report decreasing confidence in Q2 of 2021
Wageningen University's Agro Confidence survey shows that farmers are less confident about their medium-term prospects than they were previously. ...
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The Farm Business Innovation Show is back and promises to deliver incredible features and exclusive opportunities to help diversify and boost your revenue....
31 August 2021
University of Osaka unveils first 3D printed Wagyu beef
Researchers from Japan’s Osaka University have used stem cells isolated from Wagyu cattle to 3D print a “steak”....
30 August 2021
The French R&D framework for beef production
Highly ranked for its integration and strength, France has one of the best frameworks for beef research and development in Europe. Well-functioning systems connect people and knowledge, and help farmers tackle top-of-mind challenges, both current and...
Brazil’s indigenous people protest ahead of crucial land ruling
Indigenous groups in Brazil are demonstrating against a Supreme Court ruling that could leave lands previously held by the tribes open to agricultural development....
Trouw Nutrition and Wageningen University strengthen collaboration on sustainable livestock production
Trouw Nutrition and Wageningen University are strengthening their collaborative efforts to accelerate research and innovation into sustainable livestock production. ...
29 August 2021
Coalition urges US Congress to prioritize climate solutions for agriculture in budget reconciliation
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) and 62 other farming, environmental and rural development organizations sent a letter to Congress calling for a strong reconciliation package that prioritizes climate-friendly farming. ...
28 August 2021
Rural America gets record-breaking investment in FY 2021
USDA investments and support for rural working capital needs will help create or save more than 12,000 jobs in rural America....
 
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