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25 November 2013
NFU Leads Launch of 'Year of Family Farming' Campaign
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson and members of the US national committee to promote the United Nations’ (UN) International Year of Family Farming held a teleconference...
21 November 2013
Farm Business Innovation – Growing in Different Directions
UK - Farm Business Innovation is an event in the UK designed to inspire and assist those diversifying in or out of agriculture....
20 November 2013
Chris Huhne Speaks in Favour of Renewables
UK - As the debate around new renewables and the cost of energy hots up, former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Chris Huhne, will speak on “Perspectives on renewable energies...
19 November 2013
Why Should Crop Protection Practices be Recorded?
ANALYSIS - Collecting and recording data on crop protection practices should not just be seen as a legal requirement, writes Chris Harris....
18 November 2013
Typhoon Haiyan Impact to be Discussed at Food Security Summit
THAILAND - The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) Food Security Summit, hosted at the UNCC on 26 and 27 November in Bangkok will go ahead with the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan acting...
15 November 2013
New Diffuse Pollution Guidelines for Farmers Launched
UK - This week's Mind the Gap conference saw the launch of new guidelines which aim to raise awareness of diffuse pollution regulations....
14 November 2013
Russia Faces World Trade Organisation over Harvester Quotas
ANALYSIS - Russia faces being taken to the World Trade Organisation because what Germany and the EU consider punitive quotas on the import of combine harvesters, writes Chris Harris....
13 November 2013
Agritechnica 2013: Diesel Efficiency for Tomorrow
ANALYSIS - The topic of diesel efficiency has become an increasing focus for farmers in recent years, following earlier decades of concentrating on timely, high quality performance with modern...
12 November 2013
Agritechnica Opens in Atmosphere of Expected Investment
GERMANY - The largest trade fair for agricultural machinery, Agritechnica, opened its doors this week displaying new lines in equipment and systems designed to meet the demands of modern agriculture,...
11 November 2013
Trade Opportunities Highlighted at Agri-Trade 2013
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz delivered remarks at Agri-Trade 2013's first annual All Crops Breakfast and Market Outlook to highlight current and upcoming opportunities for Canadian...
08 November 2013
Agritechnica 2013: Ag Digital Unveiled
GERMANY - Ag Digital, the free publication highlighting Agritechnica 2013, is now available to download....
07 November 2013
Bentall Rowland Storage Systems Limited
UK - Bentall Rowlands Storage Systems Limited is a leading UK manufacturer in complete storage and processing equipment solutions for the agricultural and industrial markets....
Industry ‘Champions’ to Support New Skills Strategy
UK - Prominent producers and industry figureheads are forming the core of a skills strategy, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board has announced. ...
Canadian Agriculture Promoted at Winter Fair
CANADA - Canadian producers and livestock farmers will benefit from increased investment in market development and the creation of new export opportunities. ...
06 November 2013
Energy Farm Tour Reveals Bioenergy Crops’ Sustainability
US - Students, faculty and staff learned about ongoing research projects at the Energy Biosciences Institute (EBI) Energy Farm as they walked among towering plots of prairie grasses and woody...
04 November 2013
Cherkizovo Increases Sales Volume
RUSSIA - Russian integrated meat and fodder manufacturer, Cherkizovo Group has seen increases in sales across all divisions for the first nine months of the year. ...
01 November 2013
CropWorld Global 2013: Water Resource and Irrigation
THE NETHERLANDS - In the face of a rapidly growing population and associated demand for food, the agricultural sector, representing 70 per cent of all freshwater abstractions globally, has a...
31 October 2013
Farm Bill Conference Committee Meets
US - The 2013 Farm Bill Conference Committee held its first public meeting yesterday (30 October)....
29 October 2013
CropWorld Global 2013: How Do We Feed Our Growing Population?
THE NETHERLANDS - This week, Amsterdam hosts the 4th Annual CropWorld Global 2013 Conference. Leading international experts from the agrochemical and crop industry, key policymakers and regulators...
28 October 2013
John Deere Awarded Two Silvers at Agritechnica 2013
GERMANY - Two John Deere innovations have been awarded silver medals at Agritechnica, the world’s leading agricultural equipment trade fair being held in Hanover, Germany, from November 11...
More Fertiliser Use in Denmark Can Cut Soybean Imports
DENMARK - The Danish Government has been urged to relax environment regulations to allow Danish farmers to add more fertiliser to their land. ...
VIV Europe 2014: Back to Business
NETHERLANDS - VIV Europe 2014 will be back to business when the world expo for poultry and livestock husbandry and processing returns in May 2014, said exhibition manager Ruwan Berculo....
25 October 2013
Brazil Needs to Reduce Transport Costs to be Competitive
ANALYSIS - South American soybean production is becoming one of the major factors on the global oilseeds market, but poor infrastructure is hampering efficiency and keeping prices high, writes...
24 October 2013
Nextgen to Host Study Tour at Hever Castle, Kent
UK - Nextgen – the largest event for energy generation - will be hosting a study tour at the prestigious Hever Castle, Kent, on Wednesday, 6th November 2013 in association with Douch Biomass....
HGCA Agronomists’ Conference: Input Management for 2014 and Beyond
UK - How to manage farm inputs to reduce costs and optimise yields is under discussion at the 2013 HGCA Agronomists’ Conference....
23 October 2013
How Can China Meet Growing Demand for Meat?
CHINA - China’s meat consumption is expected to rise by 35 per cent by 2020 while rice and flour consumption will fall by five per cent each, writes Chris Harris. ...
Tenant Farming in Spotlight at National Conference
UK - Tenant farmers are being urged to make sure they don’t miss out as the sector comes under the spotlight next month at a national conference organised by the NFU....
First-Ever Export Seminar at IPPE
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is to host its first-ever export seminar at the 2014 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia, in January....
16 October 2013
Onus on EU Society to Examine Biotech Solutions to Reduce Crop Losses
IRELAND - Speaking at the EPA’s 'GMO Technology Conference' held in Dublin Castle, IFA National Potato Chairman Thomas Carpenter said there is an onus on EU society to examine how biotechnology...
15 October 2013
Pest Management, Cultivation Options and Grain Markets Focus of Event
UK - HGCA and NFU Cymru have joined forces once again to bring the latest arable information to cereal and oilseed farmers in Wales....
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