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04 August 2016
New US Food Safety Company Focuses on Analytics, Innovation
ANALYSIS – Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc. announced its formation to provide an innovative “systems” approach to helping meat and poultry processors consistently meet increasingly...
05 April 2016
Irish Farmers Left Without Disposal Route for Dead Sheep
IRELAND - Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart has strongly criticised the lack of action by the Department of Agriculture in providing a cost effective and competitive...
30 March 2016
Industry Insights: Global Trends in Ag Equipment
ANALYSIS - While the underlying trend in agricultural equipment has been Tier 4 final solutions, a diversified customer base and a growing population's sustainable use of natural resources, specifically...
27 January 2016
Smooth Start to New Sheep Movement Monitoring in Wales
WALES, UK - Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, has welcomed the new electronic sheep movement reporting system for Wales, EIDCymru, which went live on Monday 18 January....
29 September 2015
Farm Minister Pressured into Sheep Industry Commitments
IRELAND – Sheep industry chiefs laid out priority policy moves for the sector to agriculture ministry Simon Coveney in an impromptu meeting at a ploughing match on Friday....
24 September 2015
Photography Competition Highlights Innovation in Farming
EU - There are only a few days left to enter Elanco's European-wide photography competition, highlighting innovation in farming, which ends at midnight on Sunday 27 September....
22 September 2015
Monitoring Wellbeing of Animals through Precision Livestock Farming
ANALYSIS - The growth in size of livestock and poultry farms is demanding more dynamic methods to ensure the health, welfare and performance of the individual animals concerned....
16 September 2015
Monitoring Wellbeing of Animals through Precision Livestock Farming
ANALYSIS - The growth in size of livestock and poultry farms is demanding more dynamic methods to ensure the health, welfare and performance of the individual animals concerned....
15 September 2015
Nanotechnology in Agriculture Presents Opportunities, Challenges
GLOBAL - Nanotechnology presents many opportunities for improving agriculture, but new research from the European Commission Joint Research Centre has revealed inconsistencies in the way it is...
14 September 2015
Targeted Technology to Solve Agricultural Challenges
ANALYSIS - Agriculture and livestock farming needs to target better what it is putting into production in order to achieve improved yields....
09 September 2015
Aviation Administration Praised for Addressing Drone Challenges and Promises
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has praised the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its efforts to address the challenges and promises offered by Unmanned...
27 August 2015
UAVs Are Not Just for Crop Farmers
US - Brett Haas, co-owner of Crop Copter, said while they started their UAV company with crop farmers in mind, they see a lot of interest and application for livestock farmers. ...
20 August 2015
Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hannover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation...
02 July 2015
New Wales Veterinary Science Centre opens at Aberystwyth
UK - The new Wales Veterinary Science Centre was officially launched by Welsh Government Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans on 29 June....
01 June 2015
Livestock Sectors to Have Say on Centre of Excellence
UK - The Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock (CIEL) is a step closer to becoming reality following confirmation that the bid has reached formal interview stage....
18 May 2015
Yamaha Offers Viking Line to Farmers, Ranchers in US and Abroad
GLOBAL - Side by side utility vehicles are growing in importance and are in demand across the world, according to Steve Nessl of Yamaha. ...
06 May 2015
New Artificial Insemination Lab at Indian Research Centre
INDIA - A new artificial insemination laboratory has opened in Rajasthan to assist the Indian sheep industry in adopting modern techniques. ...
24 April 2015
Could the Apple Watch Fit Farming?
ANALYSIS – Mainstream technology took a major leap forward today with the launch of the Apple Watch, but agriculture is already firmly on board with the wearable revolution....
23 April 2015
Dorset Flock to Benefit From EID Reader
UK – A time saving stick reader has been awarded to an expanding Dorset sheep farm....
23 March 2015
Mexico to Advance Genetic Improvement of Livestock
MEXICO – The productive potential of livestock in Mexico will be developed through genetics across all species, especially goats, using new technologies....
16 March 2015
How Can Drones Make Farming Profits?
ANALYSIS - Technology that is more akin to the movie world and science fiction is starting to take a hold in the world of agriculture and farming....
10 March 2015
South Shropshire Farmer Awarded With EID Reader Prize
UK – A South Shropshire farmer has been awarded a brand new electronic identification stick reader after encouraging his staff to join the National Sheep Association (NSA)....
25 February 2015
USDA Announces Funding for Research, Education, Extension
US - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more than $160 million in funding for food and agriculture research, education and extension....
24 February 2015
Ceva Santé Animale Launches Responsive New Website
FRANCE - A refreshing new design and responsive features will allow users an improved experience when browsing Ceva's new website....
10 February 2015
How Will India Address Food Production Challenges?
INDIA - Animal proteins are having a growing presence on the dinner plate in India and many seminars and discussions are being held on meeting this need....
28 January 2015
Successful Winner of National Ear Tag Reader Give Away
UK – The first electronic identification stick reader to be given away by the National Sheep Association has been won by Derbyshire student Tom Bird....
03 December 2014
National Sheep Association Prize Draw Offers Tag Readers
UK – A prize draw will give electronic identification (EID) stick readers to one lucky farmer every month next year....
24 November 2014
Agricultural Website Now Open to the Public
US - VIVO, a Web application used internally by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines and locations, is now available...
20 November 2014
Sheep Sector Research A Concern For Irish
EU – More resources are needed for sheep sector research, says an Irish livestock spokesperson after the release of European funding for sheepmeat marketing....
05 November 2014
UK's New Animal Disease Research Centre Opened
UK - The BBSRC National Virology Centre at the Pirbright Institute was officially opened last week....
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