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11 April 2021
New trailer for film documenting mental health struggles in the farming community
A new film looking at mental health in the farming community, called “Unearthing Farming Lives” is currently “in the making”....
07 April 2021
UK offers training scheme for potential cattle TB testers
Several veterinary practices in England are now looking to recruit people from across the agricultural community to help support them in fulfilling their cattle TB testing responsibilities....
Irish offer expertise in building sustainable national food systems
Irish agriculture minister Charlie McConalogue has unveiled Sustainable Food Systems Ireland (SFSI), an initiative that shares Irish agri-food expertise internationally....
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....
03 April 2021
Making mental health a priority for young farmers
Charities across the UK have developed Rural+, new training modules designed to support young farmers' mental health and well-being. ...
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....
23 March 2021
Applications for the Beef Researcher Mentorship Program are open
The Beef Cattle Research Council invites upcoming and new applied researchers in Canada whose studies are of value to the beef industry, such as cattle health and welfare, beef quality, food safety, genetics, feed efficiency, or forages to apply for this...
22 March 2021
RCVS Knowledge to lead major antibiotic stewardship initiative for farms
A major initiative aimed at equipping vets across the UK with the latest antibiotic stewardship principles for treating specific farm animal species is being rolled out by a leading veterinary educational charity, in collaboration with a number of prominent...
20 March 2021
BBC focuses on farming in new web series
A new series on the BBC will focus on food security and innovations in farm production. ...
19 March 2021
South Africa launches fund to boost Black farming
South Africa has set up a 5 billion rand ($340 million) fund to help Black farmers gain access to capital and boost their role in commercial agriculture, state-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the government said on 18 March....
08 March 2021
Australia's proposed agriculture workforce strategy is "food for thought", says NFF
Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF) says that the release of the National Agriculture Workforce Strategy comes as farmers seek immediate and longer-term answers to crippling worker shortages. ...
07 March 2021
What happened at the US NFU Convention last week?
The US National Farmers Union enacted new policy positions and voiced support for American faming and ranching families at its 119th Convention last week....
06 March 2021
New web series from UK's AHDB explores the realities of post-Brexit trade
AHDB is hosting a series of digital events during March looking at what leaving the EU has meant in practice for the UK's agricultural and horticultural sectors....
03 March 2021
Canada promotes educating youth on agriculture with classroom initiative
Canada kicks off its Agriculture Literacy Month with $1.6 million in support for Agriculture in the Classroom. ...
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. ...
25 February 2021
FACA expands its membership and begins developing climate policy
The Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance is expanding its membership and has announced new policy working groups focused on developing a set of specific proposals to address the climate crisis. ...
Compassion in World Farming is accepting entries for its 2021 awards
Compassion in World Farming is welcoming entries for its annual Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards programme and will focus on welfare-friendly innovation and sustainability. ...
24 February 2021
UK Environment Secretary outlines approach for future agriculture policy
Defra Secretary George Eustice has said that the UK can work towards self-sufficiency in food production and that farmers can face the future with confidence. ...
UK's MilkSure training programme hands over administration to the BCVA
The BCVA says that changes to the scheme will make it more accessible for dairy farmers and vets. ...
23 February 2021
USRSB to shore up feedyard and auction market sectors with new sustainability modules
The US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) has unveiled additional sustainability resources for the feedyard and auction market sectors. ...
Level up rural Britain to turbocharge Britains green economy
An ambitious and revolutionary approach to levelling up rural Britain can create jobs, boost green economic growth, increase exports and improve the wellbeing of the entire nation, a new report from the NFU highlights....
BSAS holds its first ever virtual conference
The British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) will explore cutting edge research in animal science, agriculture, policy and education in its first ever virtual conference. ...
22 February 2021
BCVA launches foundation programme for new farm vets
The British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) has launched its popular foundation programme for newly qualified vets. ...
21 February 2021
"PRAISE" Animal Welfare Impact award launched for new UK-based scientists
Researchers and scientists of the future who want to make a positive difference in animals' lives are encouraged to apply. ...
15 February 2021
Tackling farming's hidden metal health epidemic
From 15 – 19 February 2021, the Farm Safety Foundation (also known as Yellow Wellies) will launch their fourth annual Mind Your Head campaign to illustrate actions being taken to break down mental health barriers in farming....
12 February 2021
New UK policy makes it more difficult for Brits to re-train for meat industry jobs
The British meat industry has had a long-running problem with sourcing labour, and that has just been exacerbated by two recent Government decisions....
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
German Agriculture Minister champions the opportunities available in the livestock industry
German Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Julia Klöckner and German Agricultural Society (DLG) President Hubertus Paetow highlight the advances of the German agricultural industry in address at EuroTier Digital 2021....
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