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14 July 2014
EU Ag, Fisheries Committee to Discuss Organic Farming
EU - Among the topics on the agenda for discussion by the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Committee at a meeting in Brussels on 14 July will be a policy debate on organic farming....
Namibia Crop Farming 'Needs A Review'
NAMIBIA - A review of reports and evaluations dating back as far as the early nineties must be carried out for everyone to re-visit the drawing board on crop farming in the northern communal...
04 July 2014
Female Farmers Important to Future of Farming
UK - Female farmers are becoming increasingly more important to the future of British agricultural and livestock sectors....
02 July 2014
Global Grain & Feed Forum: Ban of Feed Antibiotics Will Not Work
INDIA - The recent central government decision to ban antibiotics in animal feed has received negative sentiments from grain importers, exporters, distributors at India’s first Global Grain...
01 July 2014
Global Grain & Feed Forum: India’s First Forum Held in Goa
INDIA - Goa has hosted India’s first Global Grain & Feed Forum 2014, which was organized by Tefla’s under the patronage of the Solvent Extractors Association’s of India (SEAI) from 20-21...
Global Grain & Feed Forum: India Needs More Silos
INDIA - With millions of tonnes of food grains wasted every year and 1.25 billion people to feed, India needs to set up more silos to cut down wastage, writes Jagdish Kumar for TheCropSite....
26 June 2014
NFU Announces 'Tour de Yorkshire' Wifi Tractor
UK - Prime Minister David Cameron complained this week of having to cut short family holidays to Cornwall and having to return to London because of poor broadband and mobile receptions, a situation...
24 June 2014
Importance of Disease Resistance Ratings on Show
UK - Visitors to HGCA’s open day at Duchy College, Cornwall, got a vivid reminder about the value of varietal resistance when dealing with crop diseases....
16 June 2014
Government Will Increase Investment in the Agri Sector, says Indian President
INDIA - Agriculture is the source of livelihood for the majority of our people, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee said at the first session of both houses of parliament after the general...
EU Agriculture, Fisheries Committee Meets This Week
EU - The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting will take place in Luxembourg on 16 and 17 June 2014. Among the leading topics on the agenda are the single school food scheme, the dairy market...
15 June 2014
Animal Feed in Europe: Key to Performance, Health and Welfare
EUROPE - At its 57th General Assembly in Liège, Belgium, last week, the European Feed Manufacturers Association (FEFAC) published 'The Feed Chain in Action', a report revolving around three...
12 June 2014
CEREALS: HGCA Celebrates Ten Years of Exports Success
UK - HGCA Exports Chairman Mike Hambly and Environment Secretary Owen Patterson celebrated the 10th anniversary of HGCA’s ukp and uks wheat export classifications yesterday, on the first day...
New Machinery Award Winners Announced at Cereals 2014
UK - An innovative tractor transmission, a novel bale wrapper, a new seedbed cultivator and an impressive weed imaging spot sprayer have each won a prestigious award introduced at Cereals 2014....
10 June 2014
Top Farmer Conference Helps Farmers Improve Operations
US - Corn Belt farmers and agribusiness managers can learn strategies to adapt to a changing business environment at Purdue University's annual Top Farmer Conference July 15-16....
06 June 2014
New 7310R Tractor Makes its Debut at Cereals 2014
UK - Featuring a Stage IV compliant engine for the first time on a European John Deere tractor, the new 7310R model with e23 transmission will be making its Cereals Event debut in June....
Focus on Harvesting Efficiency at Cereals
UK - One of the stars of the HGCA stand at Cereals will be a 70 year-old veteran combine harvester....
04 June 2014
Ten Years of ukp and uks Celebrated at Cereals Event
UK HGCA’s Exports Team will be celebrating 10 years of its milling wheat export classifications ukp and uks at this year’s Cereals event....
03 June 2014
Packed Conference Schedule at Cereals 2014
UK - Cereals 2014 is hosting one of the widest-ranging conference programmes in the arable farming calendar where some of the most topical political, technical and business issues will be aired....
02 June 2014
International Workshop Explores Risks of Emerging GM Technique
EU - EFSA is bringing together experts from across the globe to consider the implications for its risk assessment work from an emerging technique in the genetic modification of plants. More than...
30 May 2014
Distance Learning Course on Feed Production Now Available
US - Registration is now open for the course, 'Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing' co-sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA)....
26 May 2014
Conference on Agricultural Waste, Environmental Quality Seeks Input
US - A national conference on the impact from animal and agricultural waste on air, water, soil and climate is calling for abstracts, posters and workshop ideas – and not just from scientists...
20 May 2014
Record Number of Renewables Exhibitors to Attend Cereals 2014
UK - More than 50 companies involved in the renewable energy sector will be exhibiting at Cereals 2014, a record number for the event....
16 May 2014
Researchers Seize the Black-grass Initiative
UK - The urgent call for solutions to the current UK black-grass management challenge has seen HGCA and BBSRC join forces to co-fund a pioneering new research initiative – and growers are asked...
05 May 2014
ICAR To Sell 30 Farm Techs at Agri-Innovation Conclave
INDIA - India’s government owned agriculture research organization, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) will be selling 30 of its farm technologies developed under the National Agricultural...
02 May 2014
Focusing on Feed at Cereals 2014
UK - At next month’s Cereals, HGCA will have a special exhibit focusing on the importance of animal feed which is the single largest end use from UK arable farms....
01 May 2014
Food Safety Partnership Between Denmark and China
CHINA & DENMARK - On 25 April, a new memorandum of understanding between DTU and CFSA was signed by Martin Bendsøe, DTU Senior Vice President and Dean, at a ceremony in Beijing witnessed by...
21 April 2014
Catch Up with the Latest Arable Thinking at Cereals 2014
UK - HGCA will again be one of the major exhibitors at Cereals 2014, with a large stand containing both established favourites and exciting new features for 2014....
18 April 2014
National Research to Deliver Local Solutions at Cereals 2014
UK - The role of national and independent research in delivering local solutions will be the focus of HGCA’s crop management research plots at Cereals 2014....
17 April 2014
Ag Minister Promotes Canadian Wheat, Canola in South Korea
CANADA - A cooking demonstration has been held in Seoul for 100 guests, showcasing Canadian foods including beef, pork, lobster, canola oil and wheat....
14 April 2014
Drought Measures, Milk Quotas on EU Ag Committee Agenda
EU - On the agenda for the upcoming Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting are weather-related crop difficulties in Cyprus and Latvia as well as legal aspects to the end of milk quotas....
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