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Poultry Industry News By Category: Sustainability
11 January 2019
King Salman unveils major Sustainable Agricultural Rural Development Programme
SAUDI ARABIA - King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia has inaugurated the Sustainable Agricultural Rural Development Programme 2018-2025, supporting the Kingdom’s food security initiative...
14 December 2018
How does organic chicken impact climate change?
SWEDEN, 14 December 2018 - Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required, according to recent study...
10 December 2018
Innovation and joint action needed to achieve sustainable agriculture and food systems
GLOBAL, 10 December 2018 - Last week the FAO Council met in Rome to discuss the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
05 December 2018
Growing pile of human, animal waste harbors threats, opportunities
As demand for meat and dairy products increases across the world, much attention has landed on how livestock impact the environment, from land usage to greenhouse gas emissions...
03 December 2018
Poultry Market Intelligence Forum to examine industry forecasts, trends for 2019
USA, 3 December 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) will host its annual Poultry Market Intelligence Forum at the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta...
Interview with the author: "Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics"
Dr Mark Fisher, the principal adviser for the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), Animal Welfare Team, and author of the recently published Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics, completed his PhD in animal physiology at the University...
30 November 2018
Engaging the poultry industry in gene-editing
The Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture has created communication resources to help those researching, developing and using the technology to support an informed dialogue on gene editing in food and agriculture...
27 November 2018
New poultry facility to be most technologically advanced in the world
Maple Leaf Foods has announced plans to build a $660 million value-added fresh poultry facility in London, Ontario....
FAO praises China's progress on animal welfare
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will continue cooperating with China on farm animal welfare to help improve animal health and food safety, the organization's China representative said...
Traceability features in 2019 food trends
Supply-chain transparency and alternative protein sources top food trend predictions for 2019...
22 November 2018
Opportunities for UK organic sector abounds, but new ag policy will be critical
UK, 22 November 2018 - British consumers are increasingly moving towards organic food but the industry must work together to capitalise on the full growth potential of organic in the UK, delegates of the UK Organic Congress were told...
21 November 2018
UK farmers' unions comment on draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement
UK, 21 November 2018 - Following the publication of the draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and the outline Political Declaration on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, the Presidents of NFU Scotland, NFU England and...
Red tractor launches bid to become flagship of British food & farming
UK 21 November 2018 - A huge step in Red Tractor’s evolution has been announced as the assurance scheme bids to become the flagship of British food and farming...
20 November 2018
Summit to feature advancements in industry sustainability programs
USA, 20 November 2018 - Reflecting the continued importance of sustainability to the future of the protein sector, the annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will once again be held at the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)...
19 November 2018
Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance
GLOBAL, 19 November 2018 - Farmers have a vital role to play in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance among disease-causing pathogens, and can make a significant contribution simply by adopting good hygiene practices during their day-to-day...
18 November 2018
New report shows progress in achieving farm antibiotic targets
Twelve months after industry-led targets for antibiotic use were identified for all main farm livestock species in the UK, a review of progress has been released, including details of where targets have been achieved early and where challenges remain...
16 November 2018
Canada announces investments in greenhouse gas emission-reduction on the farm
CANADA, 15 November 2018 - Farmers know the importance of keeping the land, water and air healthy to sustain their farms from one generation to the next...
15 November 2018
How will UK agriculture respond to the new climate change report?
Today (15 November) the Climate Change Committee (CCC) has released its report which assesses the role of land use change in meeting climate change mitigation and adaptation objectives...
14 November 2018
"We need you to handle antimicrobials with care," says OIE
FRANCE, 14 November 2018 - The World Organisation for Animal Health kicks off World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2018 with a call to action for all animal health stakeholders: “We all have a role to play to protect these invaluable medicines”...
13 November 2018
Brazil's BRF turnaround will take at least 2 years, says CEO
USA, 12 November 2018 (Reuters) - Investors will not see the results of a turnaround in Brazil's BRF SA, the world's largest poultry exporter, in the short term, the company's chief executive officer Pedro Parente told Reuters on Monday...
Underfloor, geo-thermal heating keeps Llyr’s hens happy and laying
WALES, UK, 13 November 2018 - A North Wales hill farmer is keeping his 16,000 hens happy and laying thanks to underfloor heating from ‘green’ energy stored in the earth...
12 November 2018
Cage-free egg production in Brazil: Not a matter of "what" but "how"
BRAZIL, 12 November 2018 - Last month, FAI Brazil and Humane Society International (HSI) hosted the second Meeting on the Corporate Movement for Cage-Free Egg Production...
07 November 2018
Imported eggs will force Western Australian farmers to close
AUSTRALIA, 7 November 2018: Western Australian egg farmers say eggs sold in some major supermarkets are now imported from the eastern states and their industry is struggling to survive on a number of fronts...
06 November 2018
NOAH purpose expanded in new strategy
NOAH’s new 5 year strategy was outlined at the association’s 2018 Dinner in London on 30 October...
05 November 2018
Compassion in World Farming launches first European EggTrack report
EU - Compassion in World Farming announced their first European EggTrack report which shows the progress companies are making towards ending the use of cages for laying hens...
 
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