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29 June 2012
EU-Vietnam in Free Trade Negotiations
EU & VIET NAM - The European Union and Viet Nam have officially opened negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement....
26 June 2012
Senate Calls for New Agricultural Body
AUSTRALIA - In a week when the nation’s peak agricultural body has achieved a policy win on foreign investment, represented Australian agriculture at the Rio+20 Forum and called on the Prime...
22 June 2012
Export Exchange 2012 Sponsors Announced
US - The US Grains Council and Renewable Fuels Association has announced US Commodities and United BioEnergy as an executive level sponsor of Export Exchange 2012. ...
21 June 2012
Sustainable Intensification to Weather Perfect Storm
UK - With world population set to rise by almost 50 per cent to at least 9.5 billion by 2050 and greater global wealth creating a universally bigger appetite for food, there has never been greater...
19 June 2012
New Measures Needed to Allow Green Growth
EU - At EU Farm Ministers meeting this week, Copa-Cogeca welcomed many aspects of EU Commission proposals on Rural Development Policy under the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), but called...
18 June 2012
Australian Economist Addresses Policy Workshop in Europe
AUSTRALIA - Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia chief economist Ross Kingwell has addressed an international workshop tasked with assessing the European Union’s new agricultural...
Sustainable Intensification Vs Low Input Farming
UK - The NIReS Food Theme invites you to a debate Featuring Jonathon Porritt and John Atkin on Sustainable Intensification versus Low Input Farming on 5 July 2012 at 4.30 pm in Lindisfarne Room,...
ATO Guangzhou Leads US-China Biotechnology Seminars
CHINA - From May 21-25, 2012, ATO Guangzhou organised and led the US Department of Agriculture’s first US-China Biotechnology Inspection and Quarantine seminar road show with three of the largest...
14 June 2012
Teagasc Crops BETTER Farm Open Days
IRELAND - The Teagasc Crops BETTER farm programme assists Irish tillage farmers to avail of cutting edge farm technology and business methods, to improve profitability and to develop links between...
13 June 2012
Purdue Expert to Speak at Bioeconomy Conference
US - A Purdue University expert in public policy issues involving biofuels will be a keynote speaker at a conference in Canada assessing the social, environmental and economic implications of...
12 June 2012
Global Protein Market in State of Structural Change
FRANCE - The world is no longer one of structural surpluses, it is a world of structural scarcity David Nelson, a global strategist with Rabobank's Food and Agribusiness Research and Advisory...
Cereals 2012 Ready for Business
UK - Organisers of this year’s Cereals Event are expecting another large turnout when the gates open for business later this week. ...
11 June 2012
Food Production in 'Race Against Time'
GLOBAL - Humanity is in a “race against time” to produce enough food to feed itself, hampered by a false sense of comfort that set in over the last few decades when food supplies generally...
Churchill Fellowship Recipient Examines More Resistant Wheat Breeding
AUSTRALIA - The 2011 Churchill Fellowship recipient Michael Francki has just returned from the United States and Mexico armed with greater knowledge and access to wheat germplasm that may help...
07 June 2012
Line-up of Speakers for CropWorld Global 2012 Announced
UK - Representatives of leading organisations in the science, agriculture and finance sectors will be appearing as speakers at this year’s CropWorld Global conference being held in London in...
NCGA Conference: Corn Experts Focus on Technology for Utilisation
US - At the 2012 Corn Utilisation and Technology Conference, which began Monday evening in Indianapolis, researchers from around the country are talking about the versatility of corn and the...
NFU Internationally Represented at WFO General Assembly
US - A delegation of US National Farmers Union (NFU) representatives are in Rome this week to participate in the World Farmers Organisation’s (WFO) second general assembly. The assembly kicked...
06 June 2012
IMS, FAO and Private Sector Partner on Livestock Emissions
FRANCE - The International Meat Secretariat is to join forces with the Food and Agriculture Organisation(FAO) of the United Nations to establish global standards to assessing the impacts of greenhouse...
Measures Proposed to Ensure Green Transition
EU - At EU Farm Ministers Informal Meeting this week, which focused on enabling the EU agri-food sector to contribute to a green transition of our modern economy, Copa-Cogeca outlined measures...
30 May 2012
Corn Prices Expected to Drop Near-term
ANALYSIS - The price of corn is in a downtrend, but will remain volatile, said Dr. Paul Aho during his lecture at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Poultry Conference in Panama, writes...
29 May 2012
Cereals 2012: Top Minds, Topical Debate
UK - Cereals 2012 is shaping up to provide attendees with top-level debates, alongside showcasing the best in leading technical equipment....
24 May 2012
Copa-Cogeca Present EU Projects Outlining Water Management
BELGIUM - Copa-Cogeca presented some major projects at a press conference at Green Week yesterday (22 May), showcasing the expertise, innovation, constant adaptation, know-how and willingness...
17 May 2012
New Zealand & Australia Join Forces at World Farmers'
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND - Federated Farmers of New Zealand and the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) have today announced that they will both apply for membership of international agricultural...
16 May 2012
Outlook Conference Examines Future of UK Agriculture
ANALYSIS – There are some signs of improvement in the UK economy, according to an agricultural economist speaking at the UK Outlook Conference last week, reports senior editor, Jackie Linden....
Fertilizer Industry Launches Online Campaign Ahead of G8 Summit
GLOBAL - The global fertilizer industry has launched a new online campaign called “Roots for Growth”, highlighting the important role which fertilizers play in addressing global food security...
10 May 2012
Winners Emerging from the Global Economic Crisis
ANALYSIS - While the US economic recovery is continuing, it is slowing. There has been increasing consumption and increasing residential investment, but with falling non-residential investment,...
01 May 2012
Varieties for all at Cereals 2012
UK - Whatever combinable crops they grow, visitors to Cereals 2012 are almost guaranteed to find the varieties they need to boost productivity next season....
26 April 2012
Crop Plots Showcase Arable Innovations at Cereals 2012
UK - New fungicides, novel breeding techniques and the latest nutrition findings are among numerous arable innovations that will be brought to life through hundreds of crop plots at Cereals 2012....
17 April 2012
Global Assessment on Soil Biodiversity
GLOBAL - The Department for Sustainable Soils and Grassland Systems at BBSRC-funded Rothamsted Research is launching a new Global Scientific Assessment on Soil Biodiversity as a result of an...
11 April 2012
Cereals 2012 – Building on Success
UK - The Cereals Event returns to Boothby Graffoe in Lincolnshire this summer as organiser Haymarket Exhibitions looks to build on the success of last year’s event. ...
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