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18 May 2018
Organic Farmers Association applauds USDA for termination of Organic Checkoff
USA - Organic Farmers Association, representing America’s certified organic farmers, applauds the US Department of Agriculture’s action to terminate the rulemaking process to establish a mandatory national research and promotion programme for organic...
17 May 2018
BRF disputes European Commission's export ban
BRAZIL - BRF strongly disagrees with the European Commission's decision announced 14 May which formalises the prior de-listing of the company's exports to Europe from 12 plants located in Brazil...
Thailand highlights its poultry welfare standards
THAILAND - The animal welfare movement has become global in its push to help billions of animals live in better conditions...
14 May 2018
Minister MacAulay heads to China to pursue trade opportunities and expand market access for Canadian agricultural sector
Canada and China are working to build a stronger relationship to create good, middle-class jobs and more opportunities for citizens in both countries...
CCTV in English abattoirs now mandatory
Official Veterinarians will have unlimited access to footage within abattoirs based in England...
Developing a UK policy Framework for farming post-Brexit
The UK Farming Roundtable has agreed a list of principles that it believes should guide policy development and implementation once the UK leaves the EU...
11 May 2018
Victims of modern slavery in Northern Ireland's poultry and eggs sector
A new report about modern slavery in the UK from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) finds potential victims in Northern Ireland are most often found working in the poultry and eggs sector...
Minister MacAulay announces three appointments to the Farm Products Council of Canada
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, 10 May 2018 - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) - The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, announced today three appointments to the Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC)...
08 May 2018
British farmers should be the supplier of choice to the UK market, says NFU
The NFU has released its vision for a sustainable, profitable and progressive future for farm businesses in response to Defra’s consultation on a domestic agriculture policy which closes today...
03 May 2018
EU budget leaves environment in the cold, says Greenpeace EU
BRUSSELS - The European Commission has slashed funding earmarked for environmental protection in a draft seven-year EU budget released today...
Rise in farming incomes as highest productivity ever is recorded for the sector
Total farming income and productivity are on the rise, latest estimates for 2017 show...
Influence Feed: Lettuce tell you about the farm bill
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
02 May 2018
NAFTA participants increasingly invested in successfully concluding negotiations
The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says participants in a discussion aimed at modernising the North American Free Trade Agreement have become highly invested in successfully concluding the negotiations...
New issue of Poultry Digital magazine zeroes in on sustainability
The UN Sustainable Development Goals, IKEA's "Better Chicken" programme, sustainable hen housing and phytogenics feature in the MAy 2018 issue of Poultry Digital magazine...
01 May 2018
Engage with farmers to deliver change, NFU tells Defra Secretary of State
Farmers need to be at the heart of a future domestic agricultural policy with food production at its core, NFU President Minette Batters has said to the Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove today...
BPS 2018 applications due in the next two weeks
More than 35,000 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 applications have been submitted since the application window for the scheme opened on 13 March...
27 April 2018
Province encourages Manitobans to contribute to new economic growth strategy
The Manitoba government is holding meetings this month with stakeholder groups to guide the development of a new provincial economic growth strategy, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced on 26 April 2018...
We have a shared farming future after Brexit, say British and European farmers
European farm leaders joined forces yesterday (26 April) morning in Brussels to stress the importance of strong partnership in agri-food trade after Brexit ...
26 April 2018
CPF announces global policy on animal welfare
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) announced a global policy on animal welfare in line with international animal health principles to ensure of the welfare of its farm animals’. The policy will be implemented by all of its business worldwide to fulfil...
25 April 2018
Farmers for Free Trade releases new report on the effects of China-US tarrif wars on American farmers
WASHINGTON, DC - FFT releases ‘Farmers Pay the Price’ a guide to how retaliatory tariffs from the 232 trade action hurt American exports of fruit, nuts, pork and other commodities...
BRF CEO resigns amidst EU ban on imports
BRAZIL - 25 April 2018 - Just days after an EU ban on imports of chicken meat from Brazil, the CEO of BRF, José Aurélio Drummond Jr, has resigned, said the company in a securities filing...
EU guidelines give a boost to former foodstuffs industry
The UK Former Foodstuffs Processing Association (UKFFPA) has welcomed the European Commission’s publication of ‘Guidelines for the feed use of food no longer intended for human consumption’...
24 April 2018
No more 'veggie sausages' in France owing to ban on use of meat terminology
24 April 2018 - France has this week introduced a ban against using terminology relating to animal-based foods to describe their plant-based alternatives...
Earth BioGenome Project: Solutions for the future of agriculture?
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is partnering in the Earth BioGenome Project (EBP), biology's version of the moonshot, an effort that will yield millions of powerful new solutions to agriculture's challenges...
Scientific, ethical, and economic aspects of farm animal welfare
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) discusses its strategy for optimising animal welfare in agriculture....
 
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