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16 November 2011
Agritechnica Doesn't Disappoint Crowds
GERMANY - More than 80,000 international visitors are making their way through Hannover this week to Agritechnica, the biggest trade event in the world for every aspect of the agricultural industry,...
15 November 2011
Boom in Ag Machinery Industry; VDMA Revises Growth to 28 Per Cent
GERMANY - Agricultural equipment manufacturers have come to this year's Agritechnica in an exceptionally strong economic upswing phase, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor, live...
International Participation Grows at Agritechnica
GERMANY - More than 2,700 exhibitors are taking part in AgriTechnica 2011, which is taking place in Hannover, Germany, this week, writes Chris Harris from the exhibition. ...
Smart Farming: Requirements for Tomorrow
GERMANY - Technical progress in agricultural machinery has reached a very high level today and is thus comparable with other sectors of industrial production in Europe writes Junior Editor Gemma...
01 November 2011
Next Steps for Australia's First National Food Plan
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has today announced the next steps for developing Australia's first National Food Plan which will ensure that...
BCPC Medals Awarded at CropWorld Global
UK - BCPC has awarded its highest accolade, the BCPC Medal to William (Bill) J. Angus, Dr. Peter J.W. Lutman, Dr. John Fisher and Dr. Richard (Dick) J. Godwin FREng. ...
Get Ready for the 2012 Oxford Farming Conference
UK - The 2012 Conference, 'Agriculture: Tomorrow's Power', will be held on 3 to 5 January 2012 at the Examination Schools at Oxford University. ...
26 October 2011
NFU Hits the Road to Talk CAP with Farmers
UK - Proposals to change the way farmers receive financial support from Europe will be discussed at a series of NFU meetings across the country. ...
UK Scientists Come Together to Help Feed the 7 Billion
UK - The Food Security and Land Research Alliance launches at the House of Commons today amidst reports that the world population is on the brink of reaching seven billion....
25 October 2011
Pioneer Address Global Food Challenges, Offering to Increase Agricultural Productivity
US - Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, is uniquely positioned to address global food challenges by boosting crop yield and quality and delivering healthier food products. ...
20 October 2011
NFU: Senate Must Honor Contract With America’s Farmers
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) joined a coalition of organisations in signing a letter to U.S. Senators urging them to oppose amendments to the Fiscal Year 2012 Agriculture Appropriations...
Farmers Strengthen their Cashflow through Forward Contracts
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2011 is where the entire agricultural sector - from farmers to equipment distributors and the scientific community - can come together to meet, network and invest in the...
18 October 2011
Australia Still A Global Food Powerhouse
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has used World Food Day to highlight Australia's role in providing global food security. ...
14 October 2011
Starting Gun Fired on CAP Reform Process
UK - After weeks of leaks and months of speculation, Europe has finally published its formal proposals to reform the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). ...
10 October 2011
Copa and Cogeca Presidents Unveil Views on Future CAP
EU - At a major Seminar on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) today, Copa and Cogeca Presidents unveiled their views on the upcoming CAP reform. EU farmers' role in producing food must...
28 September 2011
NFU Supports EFRA Findings on Regulation Task Force
UK - MP Anne McIntosh, chairman of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee (Efra), said that ministers now needed to set out a clear timetable for practical steps to implement...
27 September 2011
2011 Harvest a ‘Mixed Bag’
UK - The 2011 harvest was a ‘mixed bag' with winners and losers defined by location and crop and soil type, according to industry experts....
Spotlight on CQ Cropping Research
AUSTRALIA - Central Queensland was the centre of attention for some of Australia's key cropping research, development and extension funding decision-makers earlier this month....
26 September 2011
Call for Changes to Feed the World
SWITZERLAND - What research is needed to eradicate hunger? Is Switzerland on the right track? These questions were the focus of a public event organised by SWISSAID and the Centre for Development...
22 September 2011
Leading the World in Feeding the World - Future of Australian Grain
AUSTRALIA - "Research and development is critical for Australian growers to keep ahead of declining terms of trade by continuing to improve on farm productivity and profitability." ...
19 September 2011
House Hearing Ignores Critical Facts about America’s Ethanol Industry
US - America's ethanol producers are on pace to produce nearly 40 million metric tons of livestock feed in 2011 - a volume greater than all the corn used on cattle feedlots all across the country....
NFU President Calls for Production-geared Policies
UK - A call for clearer market signals and a more production-geared policy framework that will allow Britain's farmers to truely meet rising domestic and global demand for food was the key message...
16 September 2011
NFU President’s Call to Arms on Productive Farming
UK - Speaking at high level industry seminar "Food on your Plate - What's at Stake", organised by Cargill PLC at Old Trafford, Manchester, Mr Kendall argued that, with the UK population rising...
13 September 2011
CropWorld Global 2011: Excitement Grows
UK - This year's CropWorld Global is looking to be another exciting event for the global crop production industry. ...
12 September 2011
Kit and Knowledge at Tillage-Live
UK - One of the year's biggest cultivation demonstration show runs on Wednesday near Abingdon, in Oxfordshire. ...
08 September 2011
Over 320 Innovations Submitted for Agritechnica 2011
GERMANY - Agritechnica is the world's largest forum for presenting new agricultural machinery and equipment. This year over 320 innovations have been submitted to the organiser DLG (Deutsche...
01 September 2011
Heat Doesn't Slow Down Farm Progress Show Attendees
US - The 98 degree weather on day two of the Farm Progress Show, located in Decatur, Illinois, didn't slow down attendance or attendees, as farmers visited exhibitors asking the same question...
31 August 2011
Farm Progress Show Features New Innovation
US - The 58th Farm Progress Show kicked off Tuesday with strong attendance and sunny weather, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor, live from the show. ...
30 August 2011
WA Grower Issues Shaping Updates Agenda
AUSTRALIA - Issues facing Western Australian grain growers will shape the agenda of the 2012 Agribusiness Crop Updates, for which topics and speakers are now being sought....
23 August 2011
Agricultural Power to be Debated at Oxford 2012
UK - Who holds power in global agriculture? How will the distribution of power change in future? What does population growth in emerging markets mean for agriculture and who's best placed to...
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