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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...
16 October 2018
Hurricane Michael devastates Georgia's agricultural industry
USA - Hurricane Michael has devastated Southwest and Central Georgia, right through the heart of Georgia's number one industry...
12 October 2018
China mulls cutting protein in animal feed as soybean supply tightens
CHINA (Reuters) - The current guideline recommends only minimum levels of protein; the move is being considered due in part to higher Chinese tariffs on US soybeans, which has caused Chinese soymeal prices to reach record highs...
11 October 2018
Biomin hosts 8th World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town, South Africa
Innovative animal nutrition company Biomin hosted 800 delegates from 76 countries in Cape Town, South Africa from 3 to 5 October 2018. The theme of the scientific conference was S.C.O.P.E. or “Scientific Challenges and Opportunities in the Protein Economy.”...
10 October 2018
Leading food companies form the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare
GLOBAL - Companies join forces to advance animal welfare standards throughout the global food supply chain...
Wastewater treatment options: USPOULTRY seminar clarifies options
USA - Sponsored by USPOULTRY, the 2018 Environmental Management Seminar focused on wastewater treatment options and new technology associated with the live production and processing of poultry and egg products...
09 October 2018
Organic sector calls for much clearer contingency measures as Brexit looms
UK - The Organic Trade Board (OTB) and the United Kingdom Organic Certifiers Group (UKOCG) are calling for a clear contingency plan to ensure the continued trade of organic produce with the EU in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit...
05 October 2018
Thai livestock industry marks 2018 as one of the best years for animal welfare
Thailand celebrated World Animal Day 2018 with huge progress in animal rights, especially in the area of livestock welfare, where several game-changing policies have been made by the government and major food companies...
03 October 2018
AVEC: European poultry focused on sustainability
EU - The EU poultry sector held its Annual gathering on 28th of September 2018 in the wonderful city of Vienna. The theme of this year’s General Assembly was the sustainability of the EU poultry meat sector...
25 September 2018
A world first: UK food industry commits to a landmark roadmap to halve food waste
UK - The UK’s largest retailers, food producers, manufacturers, and hospitality and food service companies have committed to ambitious milestones laid out in a new ground-breaking industry Food Waste Reduction Roadmap; developed with IGD and WRAP to...
18 September 2018
Reducing ammonia emissions: UK governments introduces new funding programme
UK - The Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) partnership has launched a new £3 million programme to reduce ammonia emissions from agriculture today (18 September, 2018)...
IPPE Insights: Innovation driving efficiency, profitability & sustainability
At Novus International, new innovative products and applications are in the works to help producers improve their efficiency, profitability and sustainability....
Keeping track: Compassion launches first European EggTrack Report
EU - Following the success of Compassion in World Farming’s US EggTrack Report last year, the farm animal welfare charity launched a new report on 18 September 2018 to show the progress European companies are making towards meeting their 2025 cage-free...
17 September 2018
What's that buzzing? FDA approves black soldier fly larvae as poultry feed ingredient
USA - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended amendment of the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) ingredient definition of dried black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) to include feeding to poultry...
13 September 2018
Synthetic DNA treatment safeguards chicks: meet the expert behind the research
CANADA - Kalhari Bandara Goonewardene is a PhD candidate at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) in University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada completing her doctoral research at the Department of Veterinary Pathology under the supervision...
12 September 2018
Post-Brexit Agriculture Bill to promote environmental action
UK - Michael Gove sets out major post-Brexit policy to invest in the environment and "take back control" for farmers after almost 50 years under EU rules...
Zoetis initiative improves poultry health for Nigeria’s farming and veterinary communities
CHI Farms, one of the leading poultry farms in Nigeria, will open a new diagnostic centre today, in poultry production hub Ibadan, with the support of Zoetis and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)....
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...
20 August 2018
US poultry industry gains new leadership for sustainability and welfare initiatives
USA - In an effort to begin the collaborative process of addressing and advancing issues related to animal welfare and sustainability, the US Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) have...
17 August 2018
Emerging animal health companies compete for funding in ‘shark tank’ style forum
Kansas City Animal Health Corridor Investment Forum showcases the latest industry innovations and animal health startups...
Changing the face of the Australian poultry industry
Australian Eggs and CSIRO have combined forces in a new study designed to change poultry farming practices to match public expectations of welfare and quality...
14 August 2018
Price increase “desperately needed” as British egg producers are pushed to the brink
Free range egg producers in Britain are calling for an immediate price increase as the cost of feed continues to rise...
07 August 2018
2018 USPOULTRY Environmental Management Seminar
USA - USPOULTRY’s 2018 Environmental Management Seminar will provide a constructive learning opportunity for industry professionals involved in their company’s environmental protection efforts...
01 August 2018
Synergistic use of different feed additives may support producers’ antibiotic reduction programmes
THE NETHERLANDS - Global validation trials support integrated approach to reducing antibiotic use in poultry production...
30 July 2018
Interim report shows UK farming’s progress towards antibiotic use targets
UK - RUMA has released a half-year summary of the UK farming industry’s progress towards achieving 2020 targets for antibiotic use in each of eight different livestock sectors...
 
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