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17 October 2018
How will access to data boost agricultural productivity?
The Global Open Data for Agriculture (GODAN) and the Open Data Charter have launched a guide for governments to open agricultural data...
Hi-tech peer-to-peer networks let Nigerian poultry farmers log on for cash
NIGERIA (Reuters) - It looked like the end had arrived for Adewale Fatai's chicken farm. Money was running out. Built to house 30,000 chickens, the farm was producing fewer than 2,000 chicks. His family had no funds to lend, and Nigeria's banks weren't...
16 October 2018
Fair funding for farmers across the UK
UK - Independent panel will look at how funding supports the needs of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland...
15 October 2018
Pure breed presents first training academy for Ross customers
Pure Breed, the distributor of Ross® broiler breeders in Saudi Arabia, welcomed close to 145 customers to Riyadh during July 23-24 for its inaugural training academy. ...
12 October 2018
SweChick customers benefit from cross-service forums
Attendees shared best practices and ideas for improving production quality at cross-veterinary service meeting....
2018 Free Range Award winners unveiled
UK - The stars of free range egg production have been recognised by their peers for the contributions they have made to the sector over the past 12 months...
World Egg Day: HSI welcomes global progress towards cage-free production
GLOBAL - Friday, 12 October is World Egg Day and while the majority of egg-laying hens in the world are confined to barren cages for nearly their entire lives, Humane Society International (HSI), a global animal protection organisation, welcomes the progress...
Free IPPE Education Programme provides updates on regulatory changes in animal food industry
USA - The American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) free Feed Education Program returns for the twelfth time to the International Production & Processing Expo on Wednesday, 13 February 2019...
11 October 2018
Grants for young farmers: BFREPA announces Next Generation Programme
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) is to offer grants to help young people working in the sector reach their full potential...
Restoring confidence: BFREPA launches model contract
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association is to create a model supply contract for its members to use with packers to ensure fairness and confidence throughout the sector...
10 October 2018
WVPA success for young Nigerian veterinarian
At the 4th Asia Meeting of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA), held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the WVPA/Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian Award for 2018 was presented to Dr Mary Angani from Nigeria....
Nutriad launches Mycogut Academy Middle East
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, in cooperation with Cairo University, successfully launched the MycoGut Academy in Cairo (Egypt) with 75 attendees from the Middle East....
09 October 2018
Are you maximising the productive potential of your flock?
USA - Offering seamless online and offline farm data, both in the field and in the office, the latest case study from one company highlights the benefits of going paperless...
Southeast Asia's first workshop on cage-free egg production a success
INDONESIA - Humane Society International, in conjunction with the Indonesian Veterinary Medical Association, recently hosted Southeast Asia’s first technical workshop on cage-free egg production in Surabaya, Indonesia ...
Aviagen hosts first processing module of EMEA Production Management School
During the week of Sept. 9-14, Aviagen® hosted the first Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Production Management School Processing Module for customers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia....
04 October 2018
US Ag Barometer drops to lowest level in two years as farm financial conditions worsen
Agricultural producer sentiment dropped to its lowest level since October 2016 as producers expressed concern over worsening farm financial conditions, according to the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer reading...
Barn fires: chickens make up 95 percent of all animal deaths caused by fires
USA - Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released a first-of-its-kind report highlighting the more than 2.7 million US farm animals who perished in potentially preventable barn fires from 2013 to 2017...
01 October 2018
New research highlights the daily pressures on UK farmers
Farmers are among the UK’s hardest workers – but long hours and a lack of holidays threaten to undermine the health and wellbeing of many working in the industry, an exclusive Farmers Weekly survey reveals...
28 September 2018
Cobb-Europe partners with RCL foods on training series for South Africans
RCL Foods and Cobb Europe joined together to conduct a series of intensive training sessions on pullet rearing in South Africa. The sessions focused primarily on improving egg production and bringing young broiler breeders into lay in peak condition....
19 September 2018
Infectious bronchitis: new method developed for rapid vaccine generation
USA - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, in which researchers created a new rapid method to develop infectious bronchitis vaccines...
12 September 2018
New Agricultural Bill falls short, fails to inform farmers, say Bidwells
UK - The long-awaited Agriculture Bill announcement fails to articulate a comprehensive food and farming policy and leaves farmers and landowners no clearer about how they will be supported in the future...
11 September 2018
Red Tractor bid to become British food and farming flagship
UK - A new million pound TV advertising campaign launched by Red Tractor will help raise its profile and that of the thousands of farmers behind the assurance scheme and the high standards they adhere to, the NFU said today...
Training the future of the poultry industry
Aviagen EMEA Production management school sets out to boost breeder performance and economic returns for customers....
07 September 2018
Checking in on Caribbean poultry: insight from an expert
The poultry industry in the Caribbean is unique owing to the different context and circumstances of each island. To find out more, we spoke with Dr Desmond Ali, food safety consultant at Millennium3 Consultants and executive director of the Caribbean...
05 September 2018
IPPE launches seventh annual Young Leaders “30 under 30” programme
USA - The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is launching the seventh annual Young Leaders “30 under 30” programme targeting young professionals who normally would not have the opportunity to attend IPPE...
 
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