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19 October 2018
Food systems planning experts say it's time to reflect on local govts' efforts
Governments across the US and Canada have made strides in their food systems planning efforts, with many recognising within the past decade that the issue of food insecurity is just as important as maintaining other public infrastructure like roads and...
15 October 2018
New fixed volume animal injection syringes
The new Swiss made syringes are available in four volumes. ...
11 October 2018
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...
08 October 2018
1,000 jobs saved at Banham Poultry in Norfolk
UK - Workers at Banham Poultry in Attleborough are able to continue working thanks to a deal struck with Chesterfield Poultry...
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...
27 September 2018
Aid promised to UK farmers affected by extreme weather
Further provisions for livestock farmers struggling to access animal feed were introduced 26 September 2018 with immediate effect...
13 September 2018
Weathering the storm: how you can prepare for Hurricane Florence
USA - Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc release advisory detailing safety tips producers out to take to prepare for Hurricane Florence...
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...
15 August 2018
191 US poultry facilities recognised for safety performance
During the 2018 National Safety Conference for the US poultry industry, 191 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council...
06 August 2018
Do not increase line speeds, says a coalition of poultry workers
USA - Twelve national organizations representing poultry workers, worker rights advocates, workplace safety experts, and consumer health advocates sent joint letters on 31 July 2018 urging the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...
01 August 2018
Aviagen and CPC launch Arbor Acres Broiler School
EDINBURGH, Scotland - 30 July 2018: Meeting featured sharing of ideas and common challenges...
27 July 2018
NFU calls agricultural drought summit as heatwave bites
The NFU is seeking urgent action to address the crippling impact of the dry, hot weather on farms across the country...
25 July 2018
Mixed outlook for practical rat control from farmers
UK - In roughly equal measure, concerns and reassurance about rat control on farms have been identified by a recent survey...
18 July 2018
Video: HSE releases annual agriculture fatality figures
The agricultural industry still has the highest rate of fatal injury in Great Britain according to the latest statistics released today by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)...
29 workers killed on farms this year
To mark the start of Farm Safety Week (16-20 July) HSE has announced its latest report Great Britain 2017/2018 showing the annual fatal injuries in agriculture...
17 July 2018
NFU members share good practice during Farm Safety Week
UK - Farmers are this week taking to social media to champion Farm Safety Week, highlighting one thing they will do to make their farm safer and encouraging others to do the same...
16 July 2018
Farm safety experts pledge to halve accidental deaths
UK - Farming is a dangerous occupation, but British and Irish rural industries workers are alert to this and will use Farm Safety Week 2018 to show how work practices are improving...
10 July 2018
NFU and Crimestoppers launch new Rural Crime Reporting Line
The NFU has today launched a new service for farmers and the public to give information anonymously about rural crime, in partnership with the charity Crimestoppers...
05 July 2018
New figures show continued focus on farm safety is needed
The NFU, together with other agricultural organisations, is continuing to work with farmers to focus on improving their health and safety on farm and making changes for the better, as new figures from the Health and Safety Executive show that farming...
28 June 2018
Joint donation from Novus International and INEOS Nitriles funds local safety project
Novus International, Inc. and INEOS Nitriles, LLC announced donations to fully fund a proposed street safety enhancement project in Bloomington, Texas, USA. The companies made the announcement at a community event hosted by Victoria County Commissioner...
15 June 2018
Could your backyard flock make you sick?
USA - The CDC has been looking into recent outbreaks of Salmonella linked to poultry found in backyard flocks and offers some advice on staying safe...
04 June 2018
Poultry and swine production resumes in Brazil
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Association of Animal Proteins (ABPA) reports that 163 cold storage units throughout Brazil reported a resumption of activities on Friday 1 June 2018, after suspension of slaughter and processing as a direct consequence of the truck...
21 May 2018
USPOULTRY: What to expect when you're inspected
TUCKER, Georgia, 21 May 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a video that demonstrates what poultry and egg farms can expect if their farms are inspected by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To ensure the information...
16 May 2018
ABN unveils its "Total Farm Performance" offering
Launched at the British Pig & Poultry Fair 2018, the service will unlock farm potential, drive efficiencies and increase profit margins across the poultry supply chain...
14 May 2018
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...
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