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21 January 2014
Biofuels Benefits Highlighted at Berlin Green Week
GERMANY - Copa-Cogeca highlighted the major benefits of biofuels for the environment, for the economy, for animal feed, for growth and jobs in EU rural areas and called for a consistant EU policy...
16 January 2014
HGCA Encourages Open Dialogue Between Growers and ‘Grain Chain’
UK - Following the success of its Meet the Processor and Meet the Exporter events, HGCA is encouraging growers to join them at one of 14 events already planned for spring 2014....
New President Sets Out Key Priorities for Irish Farmers
IRELAND - In his inaugural address to the 59th Annual General Meeting of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) in the Irish Farm Centre, Dublin on Tuesday (14 January), newly-elected President...
15 January 2014
NFU Host Summit to Discuss Crop Protection Concerns
UK - Leading figures from farming, agricultural chemical manufacturing, and crop protection distribution will hold a summit next week to discuss concerns over the effects of increasing regulatory...
NFU Women’s Conference Provides Skills, Guidance to Participants
US - National Farmers Union’s (NFU) 2014 Women’s Conference concluded yesterday in Clearwater Beach, Florida....
09 January 2014
OFC: Will Share Farming be the Future for Agriculture?
UK - Share farming could become the way forward for agriculture to attract younger people into the sector to manage farms....
USDA Announces Speakers for 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced speakers for the 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum, "The Changing Face of Agriculture," to be held from February 20-21 at the Crystal...
OFC: Awards for Agricultural Science Innovations
UK - A potato modelling system and an eBolus for cattle won top honours in the Practice with Science award at the Oxford Farming Conference....
08 January 2014
OFC: Europe Must Not Close Doors on Genetic Modification
UK - The longer Europe continues to close its doors to GM, the greater risk that the rest of the world will pass it by....
OFC: CAP Offers New Market Orientation for Farming Sector
UK - The reforms of the Common Agricultural Policy have been based on a new market orientation, sustainability and public and private input across the policy, writes Chris Harris from the Oxford...
OFC: Call to Buy British
UK - British consumers, businesses and public sector organisations should buy more British food products....
07 January 2014
Farmers Must Change Mind Set to Grow Food Sustainably
UK - Farmers need a new mind set to be able to grow and produce food sustainably and profitably, writes Chris Harris, from the Oxford Farming Conference....
02 January 2014
VIV Announces Animal Protein Summit for Nigeria
NIGERIA - Nigeria’s agribusiness leaders, organisations and authorities have the unique opportunity in January 2014 to take part free of charge in a one-day international summit on the further...
27 December 2013
Experts Discuss Managing Extreme, Extended Drought
US - More than 15 experts in the fields of irrigation, range management, climatology, and drought planning are scheduled to speak at a one-day workshop January 9 in Garden City, Kansas, on managing...
18 December 2013
Webinar to Give 2014 Financial Insight to Ag Managers
US - Farmers and others in agribusiness will get a better handle on the financial outlook for 2014 by participating in a webinar on Thursday (19th December) led by experts in Purdue University's...
Arable Industry Must Work Together to Crack Input Management Challenges
UK - The arable industry must work together more effectively if the UK is to respond to input management challenges, was the clear message to delegates at the 2013 HGCA Agronomists’ Conference....
17 December 2013
UNFCCC Warsaw Climate Change Conference 2013
POLAND - Warsaw in Poland recently played host to COP19, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) conference....
16 December 2013
EU Ministers Refuse Support for Biofuel Proposal
EU - Copa-Cogeca has welcomed the fact that EU Energy Ministers did not support the Council Presidency proposal imposing a seven per cent limit on the use of biofuels made from arable crops and...
13 December 2013
Feed Forms a Focus of VIV Europe 2014
THE NETHERLANDS - In May 2014, professionals from the world of feed finally have the chance to return to their favourite Dutch city for a global expo - VIV Europe....
12 December 2013
Copa-Cogeca Outlines Measures to Meet Growing Global Food Demand
GLOBAL - Copa-Cogeca outlined at a major conference organised by FAO today key measures needed to ensure family farms can meet growing world food demand expected to climb by 60 per cent by 2050....
11 December 2013
ADBA to Emphasise Importance of Food Waste
UK - ADBA chief executive Charlotte Morton will emphasise the importance of food waste collections as she gives evidence to the House of Lords EU Sub Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment...
Webinar Discusses Use of Geosynthetics in Agriculture
US - On Wednesday, 11 December, from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (Eastern), the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will host a webinar looking at the uses of geosynthetics in agriculture and aquaculture....
04 December 2013
Chris Huhne: Growth Will be Green, UK Should Lead
UK - Speaking at the ADBA National Conference in Westminster yesterday, former Secretary of State for Energy Chris Huhne told delegates if we don't have green growth we won't have any growth...
Water Policy Must Give Farmers Means to Grow Food
UK - The NFU has called on Government to ensure that future policies recognise the critical link between water and food security, and that they help deliver enough water for farmers to grow food....
Improving Environment Yields and Welfare with Trees
ANALYSIS - Using trees as shelter belts around fields can increase yields and margins, reduce run-off and soil erosion and help improve the eco system by providing shelter for animals and pollinators,...
03 December 2013
South Africa to Host Global Conference on Agriculture
SOUTH AFRICA - Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson will open the 3rd Global Conference on Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Change in Johannesburg...
29 November 2013
Record Attendance at Agritechnica 2013
GERMANY - The figures are in and Agritechnica 2013 has demonstrated the growing global significance of agriculture and agricultural machinery and equipment, according to Dr Reinhard Grandke,...
28 November 2013
New John Deere Machinery Showcased at LAMMA
UK - New tractors, sprayers and Gator utility vehicles, plus a new round baler and mower-conditioner, will be featured for the first time on the John Deere stand at LAMMA 2014. ...
27 November 2013
Government Must Make More of Anaerobic Digestion
UK - Independent sustainability and environment adviser, Tony Juniper has spoken ahead of the ADBA National Conference, next week, saying the industry needs to focus more on supporting climate...
Winter Irrigation Workshop Offers Water Use, Economic Reports
US - Crop producers and agribusiness professionals can learn more about irrigation systems during a December 13 winter irrigation workshop hosted by the Michiana Irrigation Association and co-sponsored...
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