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12 September 2016
Free Online CPD Offered at the 2016 Official Veterinarian Conference
UK - Improve International, the organisers of the 2016 Official Veterinarian Conference, are offering all delegates an extended free trial of their new online learning platform Bitesize....
24 August 2016
Sheepmeat Industry Leadership Programme Launched in Australia
AUSTRALIA - The Sheepmeat Council of Australia has launched a new professional development opportunity for sheepmeat producers and others in the industry to build leadership skills and develop...
11 August 2016
New Scheme Offers Expertise Development in Sheep Industry
UK - A new scheme has been launched to offer continuous professional development (CPD) to consultants and advisers in the sheep industry who want to expand their knowledge....
22 June 2016
New One Day Courses from Improve Cover Emerging Areas of Veterinary Medicine
UK - Veterinary CPD provider Improve International has announced a series of new one day courses to enable veterinarians to develop their knowledge in emerging areas of veterinary medicine....
02 June 2016
New Online Learning from Improve Offers Flexible, Interactive CPD
GLOBAL - Veterinary CPD provider Improve International has launched a range of ‘bitesize’ online training courses for veterinary professionals wanting to gain the latest skills and knowledge...
21 March 2016
UK's National Sheep Association Appoints Northern Manager
UK - At their AGM held in Hexham earlier this month, the Northern Region Committee of the National Sheep Association (NSA) announced the appointment of a well-known face in the industry as their...
04 February 2016
Workshops to Highlight EID Opportunities for Sheep Farmers
SCOTLAND, UK - A series of free workshops highlighting how sheep farmers can benefit from the use of Electronic Identification (EID) in their flocks will be hosted by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)...
08 January 2016
New Educational Programme to Improve Skills in Beef, Lamb Sectors
UK - AHDB Beef & Lamb has unveiled the hugely anticipated Meat Education Programme, an accessible and free-to-use educational resource for the whole of the meat industry....
24 December 2015
Northern Ireland to Host Europe’s Largest Animal Science Event
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Developments in Northern Ireland’s livestock sector will come under the spotlight next year as world leaders in animal science and livestock production come to Belfast...
12 August 2015
No Proof of Link Between Scrapie and sCJD
ANALYSIS - There is no scientific proof that scrapie in sheep can be transmitted from sheep to humans....
09 July 2015
Nofima Project to Help Prevent Meat Discolouration
NORWAY - Meat products can contribute to food waste, especially when food becomes discoloured, but a new research project at Norway's fish research institute Nofima aims to improve packaging...
26 March 2015
Scottish School Children Visit Early Lambing Farm
SCOTLAND – Primary school children in Scotland have been learning about early lambing as part of a national farming certificate....
11 March 2015
Strengthening the Direct Link Between Small-Scale Farmers and Public Institutions
AFRICA - An innovative partnership spanning five African countries is providing important lessons on how governments can procure food for public institutions, such as schools, directly from small-scale...
05 February 2015
USDA Invests $18 Million to Train New Farmers, Ranchers
US - The US Department of Agriculture's Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden (USDA) has announced more than $18 million in grants to educate, mentor, and enhance the sustainability of the next generation...
02 February 2015
Benchmark Holdings to Acquire Improve International Limited
UK - Benchmark Holdings Plc has acquired the entire issued share capital of Improve International limited, the Swindon-based veterinary continuing professional development provider. ...
27 January 2015
New Generation of Sheep Farmers to Be Supported in 2015
UK - Several initiatives are planned for sheep farming's budding entrants this year....
23 January 2015
Lodder Law Firm Wins Suffolk Sheep Contract
UK - New legal advice will be provided to the breed society of one of the country’s oldest breeds....
08 January 2015
Anglo-German Scholarship Announced at Conference
UK - The Oxford Farming Conference is to fund three students to attend Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, as part of a joint scholarship with the young member German Agricultural Society, Young...
30 December 2014
EBLEX Grants Encourage Innovation in Sheep Farming
UK - English beef and sheep farmers looking to innovate their on-farm practices are encouraged to apply for the latest round of EBLEX Farmer Innovation Grants (FIGs)....
22 December 2014
Harper Adams University Receives International Quality Rating
UK - It has been announced that all research conducted by Harper Adams University is of international quality and that more than 50 per cent is either world leading or internationally excellent....
03 December 2014
"Talking Sheep" Meetings to Return in February
UK – The Sheep Veterinary Society has confirmed more Talking Sheep meetings for the winter after success in previous years....
24 November 2014
Sheep Shearing Course at Purdue Next Month
US – Budding US sheep shearers have the chance to hone their skills at Purdue University next month....
11 November 2014
Greater Collaboration Needed Between Research and Farm
UK - Greater improvements in how research is taken onto farm are required to boost agricultural productivity in England, says Innovation for Agriculture (IfA)....
10 November 2014
Study Highlights Benefits of Investing in Shearingshed
AUSTRALIA – Extensive training for shearers and woolhandlers pays off and benefits everyone, a cost-benefit analysis has shown....
04 November 2014
Study Reveals Differences in Animal Welfare Training across Europe
EU - According to a new study, the main differences in farm animal welfare education across Europe seem to be in the reduced number of hours of education, less interactive teaching and fewer...
03 November 2014
British Parents Want More Lesson on Food and Farming in Schools
UK - Parents want to see more British food served up in schools and more lessons on food and farming, according to a new NFU survey....
29 October 2014
Inspiring the Next Generation of Sheep Farmers
UK - Young people keen to get ahead in the sheep sector are encouraged to attend a free one-day event in Gloucestershire on Wednesday 12th November....
23 October 2014
£5 Million Boost for Food Security
UK - £5 million is being invested in UK businesses and universities to combat some of the world's greatest agricultural challenges such as food security and sustainability, weed control and...
06 October 2014
UK Shepherding Talent Succeeds in French Competition
FRANCE – Talent within UK shepherding is strong, according to the organiser of a national shepherd competition reacting to English and Northern Irish success in a world event....
29 September 2014
Shepherding Challenge Ready to Kick off In Auvergne
FRANCE – The world’s leading shepherds are flocking to the Auvergne in France to showcase their talents and share expertise....
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