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27 January 2012
IPE 2012: Forum Focuses on Cutting Feed Costs
ANALYSIS - The recent periods of escalating feed ingredient prices across the globe have focused attention on the search for ways to reduce feed costs and/or improve feed efficiency, writes Jackie...
25 January 2012
US Voucher Schemes for Enhanced Fertiliser Use: Lessons Learned and Policy Implications
US - Join the Bureau for Food Security Agriculture Sector Council Daybreak Seminar today, January 25th at 10.30 AM EST, featuring Ian Gregory from IFDC. ...
19 January 2012
Pairing Poncho/VOTiVO with AERIS Improves Cotton Vigor, Yield
US - Bayer CropScience discussed the benefits of pairing Poncho®/VOTiVO® with Aeris® seed-applied insecticide/nematicide on cotton, as well as the new On Demand® seed treatment system, at...
17 January 2012
Teagasc National Tillage Conference
IRELAND - Meeting future demand is the theme of the upcoming Teagasc National Tillage Conference which this year takes place in The Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny on Wednesday, 25 January....
10 January 2012
Countdown Begins for Lamma 2012
UK - There's just over a week to go before Lamma kicks off next week at the Newark and Nottinghamshire Showground on the 18 and 19 of January....
06 January 2012
OFC - Reduce Waste to Meet Food Demand
GLOBAL - In the next 25 to 50 year food production will have to double to keep up with growing populations and growing consumption, writes TheCropSite editor in chief, Chris Harris. ...
Sainsbury's Outlines Commitment to British Farming
UK - In a first for a major retailer, Sainsbury's this week hosted a fringe event for delegates at the Oxford Farming Conference. ...
05 January 2012
Spelman: Alliances Will Shape CAP That Fits
UK - Caroline Spelman says alliances forged with other EU member states will help increase the power and influence held by British agriculture. ...
RSPB and Farmers Launch Conservation Project
UK - An ambitious new landscape-scale conservation project aimed at tailor-managing arable farmland across a large area is being launched this week at the Oxford Farming Conference. ...
04 January 2012
OFC - UK Punching Above its Farming Weight
UK - A new report prepared for the Oxford Farming Conference shows that there has been a shift in power worldwide in agriculture as a result of globalisation of markets and the growth of multinational...
Advice Offered At Fort Wayne Farm Show
US - Purdue Extension specialists and educators will offer their expertise through presentations and discussions at the 2012 Fort Wayne Farm Show....
OFC - CAP Reform to Meet Increasing Food Demand
UK - An increasing demand for food requires a Common Agricultural Policy that encourages efficiency and does not stifle it, writes Chris Harris....
20 December 2011
De Castro: Need For a More Flexible and Productive CAP
EU - History and budget merge in the Common Agricultural Policy, making it one of the most important action plans for the EU. The discussion about the future CAP is not only crucial for farmers...
16 December 2011
Durban Enough of A 'Platform'?
GLOBAL - An agreement of sorts was achieved after negotiations were extended long into the weekend, but there are mixed views as to whether the summit was successful. Have they really "saved...
07 December 2011
AHDB: Rationing of Demand Expected in Corn Market
GLOBAL - Maize is the season's leader and it's quite evident that global demand for maize continues to grow, Jack Watts, Senior Analyst of Market Intelligence for the Agriculture and Horticulture...
Calling All Cereal Farmers!
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - The Ulster Farmers' Union is encouraging Northern Ireland's cereal farmers to take part in the ‘Agronomy and Business Management Conference for Cereal Growers' on...
06 December 2011
Kendall Talks Farming With Clegg
UK - Peter Kendall discussed a range of farming issues face-to-face with the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg last week. ...
30 November 2011
Get Your Passports: USGC Opens Registration for Annual Meeting
PANAMA - The US Grains Council announced that registration is now open for its 9th International Marketing Conference and 52nd Annual Membership Meeting to be held 13-15 February in Panama City,...
29 November 2011
US Grains Council Opens Registration for Annual Meeting
US — The U.S. Grains Council announced that registration is now open for its 9th International Marketing Conference and 52nd Annual Membership Meeting to be held Feb. 13-15 in Panama...
Quartet of New Grass Varieties from AFBI
UK & IRELAND - Four new forage grasses, bred by the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, will be released at the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society's Winter Fair, further extending the portfolio...
28 November 2011
EuroTier 2012: Top Event for Agriculture
HANOVER, GERMANY - In 2012, once again begins the "World Poultry Show", "BioEnergy Decentral" and "Veterinarian Congress" - From 13 to 16 November 2012 in Hanover, Germany....
24 November 2011
Harper Govt Increases Opportunities for Grain Industry
CANADA - Grain farmers and the entire grain industry reaped the rewards of added market opportunities and competition, said Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz at the 2011 Grain Industry Symposium...
23 November 2011
Kendall: Farming and the Environment Must Go Hand in Hand
UK - Speaking at the Centre for Excellence in UK farming (UKCEF) conference at Kenilworth this week, Mr Kendall highlighted the efforts the farming industry has made to improve the environment,...
21 November 2011
Agritechnica: High-Tech Iron Roundup
GLOBAL - Experiencing Agritechnica for the first time, I'd describe it as a giant playground for men. I saw countless grown men climbing up and dangling half in and half out of ag equipment -...
415,000 Visitors at Agritechnica 2011
GERMANY - "Agritechnica 2011 has impressively demonstrated the global importance of agriculture and agricultural machinery and equipment," said Dr. Reinhard Grandke, Chief Executive Officer...
18 November 2011
Exhibitors Impressed with Agritechnica Turnout
GERMANY - Exhibitors at agricultural trade show Agritechnica have voiced their happiness at huge crowds attending the event this year, writes Gemma Hyland, live from the show in Hannover....
New Technology to Manage Crops
GERMANY - A new app for the iPad that can help farmers assess crop progress, manage work patterns and identify problems and diseases was one of the new technology highlights at Agritechnica this...
17 November 2011
China Making its Presence Felt at Agritechnica
GERMANY - One of the largest exhibiting countries at Agritechnica this year is from China, writes Chris Harris for TheCropSite....
John Deere Takes Unique Approach at Agritechnica
GERMANY - This year's Agritechnica offers a unique experience for all visitors, showcasing the most advanced technology available for planting, tilling and harvesting, writes Sarah Mikesell,...
16 November 2011
Govt Helps Raise Ontario's Agricultural Profile Abroad
CANADA - The Government of Canada is helping Ontario farmers boost sales and enhance competitiveness abroad with investments of more than $1 million. Pierre Lemieux, Parliamentary Secretary for...
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