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11 October 2013
EU Commissioner to Visit Moldova
EU & MOLDOVA - European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Ciolos, will be in the Republic of Moldova on 11 and 12 October 2013 as the country prepares to take the next...
08 October 2013
IFIF Elects Chairman and Board of Directors for 2014-2015
ITALY - Delegates at the International Feed Industry Federation’s 26th General Assembly unanimously re-elected Mario Sergio Cutait as IFIF’s Chairman for the 2014-2015 term of office, recognizing...
02 October 2013
Crop Protection: UK Ag Research 'Extraordinarily Strong'
UK - Combating future pest, weed and disease threats to UK agriculture was the subject of a scientific conference held on Wednesday 25 September in London, which was attended by around 170 delegates....
01 October 2013
VIDEO: Trimble Launches Connected Farm Dashboard
US - Launched at Farm Progress Show, in Boone, Iowa, Trimble's Connected Farm Dashboard provides one centralised location for farmers to view key information impacting their operations....
Protecting Ecosystems While Producing Food
UK - Crop protection systems, declining water resources and the increased use of machinery and technology will all have an increasing bearing on the way the agricultural sector manages the land...
International Field Days in Volga Region of Germany
GERMANY - Following the example of the German Agricultural Society’s Field Days (DLG) in Germany the trade fair organisers IFWexpo Heidelberg GmbH and Expo-Volga are organising the “International...
25 September 2013
Farmer's Voice Brought to International Climate Change Discussion
US - This week, National Corn Growers Association President Pam Johnson joined world leaders from business and government and America's top faith, military, agriculture and health representatives...
Commissioner Calls for Pragmatism over Trade Partnership
EU - Commissioner De Gucht has spoken about the main challenges the EU and the US will face in the negotiations for the EU-US free trade agreement, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership...
Brazilian Minister Discusses Sustainable Water Use in Agriculture
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Antonio Andrade, promoted the sustainable use of water in agriculture during the opening ceremony of the meeting of the Inter-American...
20 September 2013
Biomass Energy Production Showcased at Workshop
US - Growing plants for fuel in Indiana will be the focus of an October 15 Purdue Extension workshop targeted to those interested in biomass energy production....
19 September 2013
Leaders in Rice Genetics to Meet in Manila
PHILIPPINES - This November, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) will host the 7th International Rice Genetics Symposium in Manila, Philippines....
Grain Storage Safety Training Offered for Young Workers
US - Young people on family-operated grain farms and beginning workers in the commercial grain industry can learn how to stay safe in their work by attending daylong training offered by Purdue...
18 September 2013
Renewable Energy Farmers to Advise Others
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland (NFUS) has secured funding from the Scottish Government to assist with the creation and provision of sound independent advice to farmers and land managers across Scotland...
17 September 2013
Conference Focuses on Fighting Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease
AFRICA - With concern building around the deadly Maize Lethal Necrosis disease, the Association for Strengthening Agriculture in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) is taking the first step...
16 September 2013
British Crop Producers Congress Set to Roll
UK - This year’s BCPC Congress, which is set to take place on 1-2 October at the Hilton Metropole Hotel, Brighton, Sussex, UK, is ready to roll with a complete programme of presentations and...
03 September 2013
Line Up Announced for HGCA Grain Market Outlook Conference 2013
UK - An inside view on Chinese grain markets and the resilience of the UK cereals industry are just two of the topics tackled at the year’s Grain Market Outlook Conference....
30 August 2013
AHDB Crop Research Conference Looks at Future of Crop Protection
UK - With less than a month to go until the AHDB Crop Research Conference, there are still places left at this essential event for anyone involved with the science behind crop protection....
29 August 2013
Farm Progress Show: New Innovations Designed to Get More Yield from Every Field
ANALYSIS - Attendees of Farm Progress Show were feeling hot, hot, hot as temperatures approached 100 F (38 C) today in Decatur, Illinois, USA, reports Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor,...
27 August 2013
Farm Progress Show: Economist Explains China's Strategy to Feed Population
ANALYSIS - Farmers came out today in the 90 F temperatures to see what information and innovations were on display at the Farm Progress Show, held in Decatur, Illinois, USA, reports Sarah Mikesell,...
22 August 2013
Corn Maturity Hampers Farm Progress Show Field Demonstrations
US - A cool and wet spring that delayed planting, followed by a cool summer, has forced the Farm Progress Show to cancel the field demonstrations normally held during the show. The 60th annual...
15 August 2013
NFU Farm Energy Service Available at Nextgen 2013
UK - NFU Farm Energy Service will be available at this year’s Ebec 2013, incorporating Nextgen event. ...
07 August 2013
Experts Offer Analysis of USDA Crop Report
US - A panel of experts from Purdue University, the US Department of Agriculture and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture will be on hand at the Indiana State Fair August 12 to analyse...
05 August 2013
Agricultural Agreement Between China and Slovakia
SLOVAKIA - China and Slovakia have agreed to enhance agricultural cooperation following a meeting between Vice Minister Niu Dun and Slovak Agricultural Secretary Magdaléna Lacko Bartošová...
02 August 2013
Farm Progress Show on the Grow for 2013
US - The 2013 Farm Progress Show once again introduces an expanded show site for its Decatur, Ill., permanent facility. ...
01 August 2013
Connecting Research with Application in the Field
UK - Leading scientists and industry experts will be joining forces at AHDB’s Crop Research Conference to discuss how a better scientific understanding of pests, weeds and diseases can lead...
Conference for Agricultural Lenders Planned in Manhattan
US - With a backdrop of ever-changing global market and weather conditions, Kansas State University will host the 2013 Agricultural Lenders Conference in two locations this fall. ...
29 July 2013
Expert: US Energy Prices to Fall by 20 to 30 Per Cent by 2016
ANALYSIS - By 2016, energy prices in the US are going to fall by 20 to 30 per cent according to an industry expert, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor....
18 July 2013
New Technologies for Crop Production Highlighted at Agronomy Field Day
US - Recent advances in the utilization of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems in agriculture will be among the featured topics at the 2013 Agronomy Field Day on August 16 at Kansas State University’s...
15 July 2013
Latest Findings on “NitroGenes” to be Discussed at Agronomy Day 2013
US - The latest findings on “NitroGenes”—a group of genes identified as having the potential to help power more corn yield with less nitrogen—will be discussed at the 57th annual Agronomy...
09 July 2013
Great Yorkshire Show Kicks Off
UK - More than 130,000 visitors are expected to flock to the 155th Great Yorkshire Show, which runs from Tuesday 9 to Thursday 11 July at the 250-acre Harrogate showground....
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