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05 July 2013
Disagreement Between Farmers and Consumers over GM
UK - Nearly two thirds of farmers in the UK would grow genetically modified crop if the law allowed, according to a study for Barclays Bank. ...
03 July 2013
International Line-up for British Crop Production Council Congress
UK - This year’s British Crop Production Council (BCPC) Congress programme will offer an array of influential, international speakers who will explore the effects of a challenging regulatory...
28 June 2013
John Deere Showcase FarmSight Precision Solutions
UK - A number of new John Deere products and services were shown on the company’s stand at Cereals 2013 in Lincolnshire in June, covering precision farming, tractors and the latest Gator utility...
25 June 2013
FAO Meeting Discusses Water and Food Security
GLOBAL - Researchers and policy-makers are gathering in Cairo, Egypt, to build links between available science and practical policy action for a conference organised by the United Nation Food...
20 June 2013
Food, Agribusiness Executives Explore Food Security
US - At the IFAMA meeting in Atlanta, agribusiness leaders called for improved technologies and education opportunities for youth to create sustainable food security solutions....
18 June 2013
Forage Day to Cover Bioenergy Crop Uses
US - Purdue Extension will co-host a field day on the 21st June to teach forage growers and livestock producers about multiple uses of forage....
Biofuels Industry: 'Address Real Causes of Hunger'
UK - With the G8 summit underway, the UK biofuel supply chain is calling on Prime Minister David Cameron to use the opportunity of the G8 meetings to address the multiple causes of global hunger,...
17 June 2013
Lord De Mauley to Speak at Biogas Event
UK - Lord de Mauley, Defra Minister for Resource Management, will be speaking at UK AD & Biogas 2013, 3-4 July, NEC Birmingham, on ‘Realising environmental benefits from managing food waste’...
14 June 2013
Top Farmer Crop Workshop Helps Farmers Review Operations
US - Crop farmers will have the chance to re-evaluate their farming operations when Purdue University's Center for Commercial Agriculture hosts the annual Top Farmer Crop Workshop on 8-10 July....
CEREALS: Uncertainty Surrounds UK 2013 Rapeseed Crop
ANALYSIS - Current forecasts suggest record grain crops in 2013, but as always at this point, the market is waiting for the clarity of harvest, says Jack Watts, AHDB/HGCA Senior Analyst....
10 June 2013
Conservation Advice for Arable Businesses
UK - The Campaign for the Farmed Environment (CFE) and Farm Wildlife will be launching important new advice for arable businesses at Cereals this year....
07 June 2013
UK Farmers Tackle Air Quality
UK - Farmers from the UK and across Europe are using a range of innovative voluntary measures to improve air quality, the NFU has told the EU Green Week conference....
06 June 2013
Outstanding Participation at Agritechnica 2013
GERMANY - DLG (German Agricultural Society) reports that 2,200 exhibitors from 46 countries have already registered for the international exhibition of agricultural machinery and equipment, Agritechnica,...
31 May 2013
High Level Lobby Event Brings CAP Concerns to Fore
UK - NFU President Peter Kendall has joined a group of influential farming leaders to lobby the Chairman of the Agriculture Committee and the President of the Agriculture Council on CAP reform....
BCPC Congress Registration Now Open
UK - Registration is now open for the BCPC Congress, which takes place on 1-2 October 2013 at the Hilton Metropole Hotel, Brighton, Sussex, UK....
29 May 2013
Major Arable Issues to the Fore at Cereals 2013
UK - Some of the most topical political, business and technical issues that affect the UK’s arable sector will get a thorough and expert airing at this year’s Cereals Event....
20 May 2013
Workshops to Give Current Information on Crop Development
US - Crop producers and people involved in field scouting can learn about what to look for at different times of the growing season during two workshops offered by Purdue University....
International Vision for Wheat Improvement
UK - By 2050, a 60 per cent increase in wheat production will be needed to meet the demand of a growing population. The Wheat Initiative, an international consortium gathering public institutions...
16 May 2013
Response to EU Commission Package on Healthier Animals, Plants for Safer Food Chain
EU - At a high-level conference organized with the Irish Presidency, Copa-Cogeca and other key stakeholders presented detailed views on the EU Commission package designed to strengthen animal...
14 May 2013
Bioenergy Conference Highlights NZ Opportunities
NEW ZEALAND - A one-day conference in Rotorua this Thursday (16 May), supported by Federated Farmers, will take land owners through the economics of bioenergy, which could become a big part of...
09 May 2013
Full Conference Programme at VIV Russia
RUSSIA - A full conference programme has been organised for VIV Russia, which takes place in Moscow on 21 to 23 May 2013....
08 May 2013
Business Summit Aims to Help Farmers
UK - Major banks, farming charities and farming representatives will meet today (8 May) at a landmark summit called by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson....
03 May 2013
How to Build an On-farm AD Plant
UK - Farmers can learn about Anaerobic Digestion (AD) opportunities open to them at a series of site tours and seminars....
29 April 2013
Tomorrow’s Top Crop Varieties on Show at Cereals 2013
UK - Hundreds of new and market-leading combinable crop varieties will be on show in crop plots across the Cereals 2013 site, giving visitors a great opportunity to assess potential winners for...
16 April 2013
Scientists: We Must Value Resources as Well as Innovate
UK - Faced with massive population growth, increasing prosperity and extreme weather events brought by climate change that raise the risk of pests and diseases, the challenge to feed all calls...
15 April 2013
BCPC Launches New Congress in Brighton
UK - BCPC (the British Crop Production Council), in association with TSGE Forum, have announced the launch of a new Congress focussed on the regulatory issues affecting crop production and protection...
11 April 2013
Critical Feed Issues Under Discussion at IFRM
SOUTH AFRICA - The 6th annual International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) meeting organized by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture...
09 April 2013
Bayer CropScience Hosts Sustainability In Agriculture Executive Course
GLOBAL - With the global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, agricultural sustainability has become a pressing issue for researchers at Bayer CropScience. ...
08 April 2013
2013 Water, Agriculture and Environment Conference
CANADA - The registration deadline for the 2013 Water, Agriculture and the Environment conference is quickly approaching. The conference is being held in Lethbridge on April 16 and 17, 2013....
03 April 2013
New Technical Workshops Promise Lively Debate at Cereals 2013
UK - A new series of arable technical workshops that will address some of the sector’s key challenges is expected to pack the conference marquee at this year’s Cereals Event, which returns...
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