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07 April 2014
Conference Line Up Announced for Cereals 2014
UK - The Oxford Farming Conference, working with the Cereals Event, will be bringing visitors four debates headlined by industry leaders, including farmers, scientists, policymakers and environmentalists....
02 April 2014
Farmers Union Leaders Attend WFO General Assembly
US - Last week National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson attended the fourth World Farmers Organisation (WFO) general assembly in Buenos Aires, focusing on a number of timely issues,...
31 March 2014
BCPC Congress 2014 Programme Well Advanced
UK - Building on the success of last year’s event, the BCPC Congress 2014 is well on track to be another highly informative and stimulating event....
28 March 2014
Bioenergy Experts Gather for Successful Conference
UK - Leading scientists from the world of bioenergy gathered in Manchester earlier this month for the International Bioenergy Conference 2014....
25 March 2014
NFU Outlines Funding Priorities for 2015
US - Last week National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson submitted testimony to the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Agriculture Appropriations, outlining NFU’s priorities...
21 March 2014
Agricultural Marketing to be Discussed at Next EU Council Meeting
EU - The next Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting in Brussels, 24 March 2014, will address agricultural and fisheries matters. The Council will be chaired by Mr Athanasios Tsaftaris, Minister...
18 March 2014
EU Ag Sector Role in Economic Crisis Outlined at Major Conference
EU - The agriculture sector is key for helping the EU survive the economic crisis, speakers at a high-level European conference on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) said in Seville....
First Package of Delegated Acts for Ag Policy Reform Criticised
EU - Copa-Cogeca has criticised the first package of delegated acts for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform approved by the EU Commission this week, warning it will make it difficult...
14 March 2014
New Machinery Awards Power Off
UK - Think you’ve got the best bit of new kit? Or perhaps you manufactured it? Well, if it was launched in the past 18 months, it could win the arable equivalent of an Oscar, in this case...
12 March 2014
Using Precision Technology to Increase Yields and Reduce Costs
ANALYSIS - A general even application of nitrogen, phosphate and potash might not only waste fertiliser adding cost but it might not give the best yields....
03 March 2014
USDA Secretary Speaks at Commodity Classic About Implementing Farm Bill
ANALYSIS - US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke to a packed room at the 2014 Commodity Classic about the recently passed Farm Bill and most importantly - how USDA plans to implement it,...
Millers and Maltsters Set to Welcome Cereals Growers
UK - Following the success of its Meet the Processor events in recent years, HGCA is experiencing similar enthusiasm from growers for a programme of events scheduled for spring 2014....
26 February 2014
Recovery Fund for Flooded Farmers
UK - The UK government has set out four key areas for recovery for British farming following the devastation caused by recent floods....
Call for Supermarkets to Sell More British Produce
UK – UK supermarkets should listen to British consumers and stock more British food....
Call for EU-NZ Free Trade Agreement
The EU and New Zealand need to open negotiations on a free trade agreement, writes Chris Harris from the National Farmers’ Union Conference in Birmingham....
Government Promises to Back British Farm Exports
UK - Cutting red tape, encouraging innovation and safeguarding plant and animal health all set the right environment for farm businesses to grow, farming minister George Eustice told the National...
25 February 2014
UK Farming Needs Long-term Strategic Plan
ANALYSIS - Government policy should be seen through the lens of food security and there should be a long-term strategic food plan in the UK, writes Chris Harris from the National Farmers Union...
13 February 2014
BCPC Congress 2014: Precaution or Innovation?
UK - This year’s BCPC Congress is expected to attract a large and diverse representation from the European and international crop protection industry....
11 February 2014
Agriculture Takes Centre Stage at Upcoming Australian Conference
AUSTRALIA - Final preparations are underway for ABARES Outlook 2014, Australia’s premier agricultural conference, which will be held in Canberra on 4 and 5 March this year....
10 February 2014
Crops Management Clinic to Occur in Late February
US - Purdue Extension Kosciusko County will sponsor a crops management clinic February 25 at the Lake Center Pavilion in Warsaw....
Extra Dates Added to HGCA 2014 Meet the Processor Schedule
UK - HGCA has added visits to two milling sites to its list of Meet the Processor events in 2014....
05 February 2014
McDonald's Sustainability VP Wants to Collaborate, Not Mandate
ANALYSIS - Bob Langert, McDonald's VP of Global Sustainability, told US cattle farmers and ranchers at the National Cattleman's Beef Association meeting (NCBA) that "sustainability isn't broken,"...
04 February 2014
Places for AHDB Outlook Conference 2014 Going Fast
UK - More than 100 delegates have already confirmed they will be attending the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Outlook Conference 2014....
03 February 2014
5th Global Feed & Food Congress Announced
TURKEY - The 5th Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC) will be held in Antalya, Turkey, on 18-20 April 2016....
30 January 2014
Feed Regulators and Industry Discuss Critical Issues
GLOBAL - The 7th Annual International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) organized by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization...
28 January 2014
Initial Read of Farm Bill Conference Report Pleases Union
US - The 2014 Farm Bill Conference Committee has released its latest report "The Agricultural Act of 2014."...
27 January 2014
International Experts Meet in London for Bee Health 'Summit'
UK - Leading researchers from around the world met in London last week for a three-day "summit" on the impact of pesticides on bee health. ...
23 January 2014
Milling Wheat Market Challenges to be Addressed by Grower Events
UK - Growers looking to tailor their approach to growing and marketing milling wheat for harvest 2014 are invited to attend the latest series of breakfast events by HGCA and nabim....
Combustible Grain Dust Prevention Workshop for Advanced Mitigation Methods
US - Kansas State University will offer a combustible grain dust prevention workshop teaching advanced mitigation methods on February 25 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm in Omaha, Neb. following the 2014...
22 January 2014
Call for Agricultural Action to Fight Global Hunger
GERMANY - An international call has been made for closer links between agricultural and food policies in the fight against global hunger....
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