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13 January 2015
Head of AD Association Hits Back at Criticisms
UK - Last week at the Oxford Farming Conference in the UK, environmental campaigner and author, George Monbiot, launched an attack on several farming practices....
12 January 2015
NFU Joins Coalition To Promote Normalised Relations With Cuba
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) has joined other prominent members of the US food and agriculture community in the launch of the new US Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC), a group aiming...
09 January 2015
Online Feed Manufacturing Course Announced
US - The American Feed Industry Association in partnership with the IGP Institute of the Department of Grain Science and Industry at Kansas State University will host a distance education programme...
How Can Agriculture Rise to Challenge of Climate Change?
UK - Farmers need smarter use of fertiliser and smarter feeding and breeding of ruminant animals in their bid to mitigate and reduce climate change....
Anglo-German Scholarship Announced at Conference
UK - The Oxford Farming Conference is to fund three students to attend Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, as part of a joint scholarship with the young member German Agricultural Society, Young...
08 January 2015
OFC: Food, Farming Key to Britain's Economic Future, Says Minister
UK - Britain has the land, technology and entrepreneurial flair to lead the world in food and farming, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss, has told the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC)....
Changes to Common Agricultural Policy to Reduce Agricultural Red Tape
UK - The UK has called for a rethink on the three crop rule, which is part of the greening arrangement within the recent reforms of the Common Agricultural Policy....
Greenhouse Gas Calculator Wins Science Award
UK - A greenhouse gas calculator developed at Aberdeen University is this year’s winner of the Practice with Science Award run by the Oxford Farming Conference....
05 January 2015
HGCA Conference: Strengths and Weaknesses of Fungicides Tested
UK - The 2014 HGCA Agronomists' Conference included an in-depth analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of a range of cereal fungicides....
31 December 2014
IFES 2014: Crop and Livestock Price Prospects for 2015
US - As indicated a year ago, the transition from the extremely high prices resulting from the drought of 2012 to lower prices now being experienced has occurred differently for corn, soybeans,...
29 December 2014
Students Recognised at Project Conference for Sub-Saharan African Farmers
US - A Purdue University graduate student team claimed second place for its low-cost multipurpose utility vehicle for sub-Saharan Africa farmers at USAID's Student Innovation Marketplace competition,...
24 December 2014
K-State Sorghum Production Schools Scheduled for February
US - A series of four K-State Sorghum Production Schools will be offered in mid-February 2015 to provide in-depth training for sorghum producers. The schools are sponsored by the Kansas Grain...
22 December 2014
Rethinking Inputs in Winter Barley
UK - With the current winter barley area estimated to be significantly higher this year compared to last, Pete Berry, Head of Crop Physiology at ADAS, discussed how average yields are well below...
18 December 2014
Should Arable Businesses Pay Greater Attention to Agronomic Detail?
UK - A thorough attention to agronomic detail and a solid grasp of integrated pest management (IPM) should be at the heart of a thriving arable business, delegates learned at the 2014 HGCA Agronomists’...
02 December 2014
Farm Bill Webinar Looks at Coverage Options This Friday
US - Farmers trying to determine which of the new federal farm programs is best for them will have an opportunity to talk directly with Purdue University experts in a free webinar Friday (5th...
01 December 2014
John Deere Scores Hat-trick at 2015 SIMA Show
GERMANY - Three innovative John Deere concepts will receive gold and silver innovation awards plus a special mention at the 2015 SIMA show in Paris (February 22-26). ...
Watch Sold Out HGCA Agronomists’ Conference Online
UK - With the sold out 2014 HGCA Agronomists’ Conference just over a week away, HGCA has published details on how to watch the event online....
28 November 2014
Saskatchewan Premier Meets Indian Agriculture Minister
INDIA - In order to increase cooperation in the field of agriculture, a Canadian delegation led by Premier of Saskatchewan Brad Wall met Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh recently....
25 November 2014
Livestock Outlook Conference Scheduled for February 2015
UK - The 2015 Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Outlook Conference will be held at One Great George Street in Westminster, London on Wednesday 11 February....
24 November 2014
Water Stewardship Seminar Brings Value Chain Together
ANALYSIS - A sustainable water supply is vital for agriculture, which uses 70 per cent of the total freshwater withdrawn from surface water and groundwater. ...
19 November 2014
Workshop Focuses on Grain Storage Issues
US - Purdue Extension and the Indiana Grain and Feed Association are teaming up for a daylong Post-Harvest Update and Recertification Workshop in December to help farmers and other agribusiness...
18 November 2014
Conference to Debate Food vs Feed
UK - Animal feed vs human food will come under the microscope at the National Farm Management Conference ‘Farming for the Future - delivering sustainable intensification’. ...
US View of Sustainable Intensification at Farm Management Conference
UK - Gene Philhower, agricultural counsellor at the London US Embassy is guest speaker at the National Farm Management Conference in London on next week....
17 November 2014
EuroTier 2014: Farmers Face Their Challenges
GERMANY - EuroTier 2014 has far exceeded expectations, attracting 156,000 trade professionals, around 30,000 of whom came from outside Germany....
November Brings Momentum for Agriculture Investments Worldwide
UK - Agriculture as an asset class has caught the attention of the investment community recently due to the sector’s strong macro fundamentals. ...
13 November 2014
Call for Cooperation to Rebuild Markets
GERMANY - A call has been sent out to build cooperation between Germany and Russia to rebuild markets in the face of the current ban on agricultural exports from the EU....
12 November 2014
EUROTIER: Forum for 21st Century Animal Husbandry
GERMANY - On the first day of EuroTier 2014 in Hanover yesterday, the head of the German Agricultural Society, DLG, said the trade show had attracted 2,360 exhibitors from 49 countries, with...
07 November 2014
UK Farm Buisness Innovation Expo Returns to Olympia
UK - Farm Business Innovation exhibition and conference returns to Olympia London from 27 to 28 November, promising new ways for farmers, smallholders, land owners and estate managers to use...
29 October 2014
Experts to Address Changing Ag Market Conditions on Friday
US - Agricultural economists from Purdue University will offer farmers and livestock producers some timely guidance on rapidly changing market conditions and a look ahead to the 2015 season in...
27 October 2014
Workshop in Uruguay Focuses on Efforts in Rural Latin America
URUGUAY - Agricultural specialists, researchers, economists and Ministry of Agriculture representatives gathered in the capital of Uruguay earlier this month to understand and develop new concepts...
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