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03 April 2013
Open Data for Agriculture Meeting Focuses on Global Food Security
US - Later this month, Secretary Vilsack will lead the US Delegation to the G-8 International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture held in Washington, DC. The conference will bring together...
28 March 2013
Groups Collaborate in Food and Rural Development Scheme
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – The food industry and agricultural sectors are expected to benefit from collaboration between two production development agencies....
20 March 2013
Saudi Livestock Feed Imports to Reach 2.4 Million Tonnes by 2016
SAUDI ARABIA - More than 2.4 million tonnes of livestock forage will be imported into Saudi Arabia by 2016 if it is to keep up with the booming dairy and poultry industries, a leading agriculture...
19 March 2013
South Africa's Ag Minister to Open Congress
SOUTH AFRICA - The 4th Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC), organized by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF), with technical support by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...
14 March 2013
VIV ASIA: Animal Protein Professionals Unite at Top Industry Event
THAILAND - VIV Asia 2013, co-located with Aquatic Asia 2013, promises to be Asia's best technology showcase in animal protein production, including feed and health, breeding and hatching, farming,...
08 March 2013
Increasing Australia's Barley Yield with Biodiversity
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has congratulated the winners of the 2013 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries...
COPA Press For Strong CAP in Run Up to Vote
EU – As the EU Minister’s reform vote approaches, Copa-Cogeca has called for a rapid and positive decision on the new CAP and the EU budget 2014-2020....
07 March 2013
House Speaker Boehner Pledges Farm Bill in 2013
US - House Speaker John Boehner spoke during a forum with members of the Ohio Farm Bureau, this week, but had little to say about the bureau’s priority legislation: a new Farm Bill. ...
Final Push Ahead of Historic CAP Vote
EU - The NFU is asking UK MEPs to fight for a simple, fair, competitive and productive Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) when they take part in a crucial and historic vote on the future of EU...
NFU Delegates Adopt Policy, Convention Adjourns
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) 111th Anniversary Convention adjourned Tuesday afternoon in Springfield, Massachusetts. The four-day event concluded with the delegates considering and adopting...
04 March 2013
Why is UK Lagging Behind on On-farm Anaerobic Digestion?
ANALYSIS - The use of on-farm renewable energy and anaerobic digestion is commonplace in Continental Europe, particularly in countries such as Germany and Denmark, but some countries such as...
01 March 2013
Ag Departments Join Efforts for Nutrient Management Workshops
US - Purdue University's Center for the Environment is joining the University of Notre Dame and Indiana State Department of Agriculture to lead a policy workshop on the challenges of nutrient...
28 February 2013
NFU Conference: Minister Calls on EU to Embrace GM
UK - UK agriculture is a high-tech industry and it needs high-tech solutions to problems such as disease, writes Chris Harris....
26 February 2013
VFF Grains Conference Looks at Global Market Access
US - IT’S TIME to talk globalisation, fertilizers, chemicals and the up-and-coming generation of grain growers. The 2013 VFF Grains conference is fast approaching, and registrations are now...
USDA’s Chief Economist Expects Exports, Yields Up; Feed Prices Down
ANALYSIS - Despite the historic drought, USDA chief economist Joseph Glauber said at the 2013 USDA Outlook Conference that US agricultural exports will have another record-breaking year and the...
25 February 2013
Win Over Your Winter Wheat and Chickpea Crops
AUSTRALIA - Growers in Central Queensland (CQ) looking to maximise production of their winter wheat and chickpea crops are encouraged to attend a grower solutions workshop organised by the Department...
CAP Deal Flexibility Must Not be Used to Make Farmers ‘Uncompetitive'
UK - The Country Land & Business Association (CLA) has said the deal hammered out by European leaders in Brussels must not be used by the UK government to make British farmers uncompetitive....
Western Australia’s Climate Change Predictions On Track
AUSTRALIA - Projections made 25 years ago of where Western Australia’s climate would now be have proved reliable based on the latest weather observations....
23 February 2013
Case IH Previews Commodity Classic Offering
ANALYSIS - Dan Danford, Case IH, offers a preview of what farmers will see at the CASE IH booth at the 2013 Commodity Classic. Held near Orlando, Florida on 27 February through 2 March, Commodity...
22 February 2013
Australia to Chair G20's Agriculture Market Information System
AUSTRALIA - Australia has been elected Chair of the G20’s Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS)....
19 February 2013
Seminar to Keep Producers Current on Crop Management
US - Crop producers are invited to attend a free Purdue Extension crop workshop March 6 in Bretzville covering field crop management and herbicide-resistant plants....
15 February 2013
Coping with a Volatile Feed Grain Market
ANALYSIS - Three consecutive years of bad weather events around the world together with volatile markets that have been seen since 2007 have created uncertainty in the grain and protein meal...
Minister Ritz Highlights Barley Importance
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz addressed the members of both the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers, and the Western Barley Growers Association yesterday at their respective annual...
11 February 2013
Moving Towards Global Feed LCA Guidelines
EU - The European Feed Manufacturer's Association (FEFAC) and AFIA are joining forces to harmonize the methodology for environmental footprinting of compound feed and to publish the first Feed...
08 February 2013
Major Industry Conference on Future Design of Farm Buildings
UK - Farm building design is changing, with new materials, techniques and regulation paving the way for improved animal welfare and structural integrity....
06 February 2013
FEFAC Congress to Address Staying Profitable in Volatile Times
EU - The European feed association, FEFAC, and IZBA, representing the Polish feed industry, have announced the XXVI FEFAC Congress in Krakow, Poland, on 5 to 8 June 2013 with the theme 'How to...
04 February 2013
Allendale's Steve Georgy Delivers 2013 Grain Expectations
ANALYSIS - Steve Georgy, Broker Manager with Allendale, Inc., delivers his expectations for the global corn, soybean and wheat markets, as well as advice for growers....
Levy Board’s £700k Training Boost for Crop Growers
UK - For farmers and growers challenged to produce more from the same land, with less inputs and greater regard for the environment, additional help is now at hand, thanks to a grant of £490,000...
01 February 2013
Allendale's Rich Nelson Describes 2013 Global Grain Outlook
ANALYSIS - Rich Nelson, chief strategist with Allendale, Inc., offers expectations for the global corn, soybean and wheat markets. ...
31 January 2013
Almost Half of Industry Concerned about Future of UK Farming
UK - Many farmers and landowners in the UK are concerned about the future of the industry, according to research carried out ahead of Energy Now Expo 2013 . Nearly half (42 per cent) of farmers...
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