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14 January 2021
Crop Industry News from United States CoBank Quarterly: Probable Boost in Fiscal Spending Lifts Grain and Livestock Outlook
The coronavirus still dominates the economy and continues to impact rural industries, but with vaccines rolling out, the virus will slowly loosen its grip in 2021. ...
01 January 2021
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Gene map to aid studies of key traits in sheep
Genetic code insights pave the way to more accurate research into traits of interest in sheep, such as health and resilience....
31 December 2020
Crop Industry News from Singapore A closer look at Singapore’s protein imports
On the 10 December, the UK signed a free trade agreement with Singapore which maintains UK access to that market after the UK leaves the EU....
23 December 2020
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian survey: 90%+ of producers to increase or maintain flock
Meat and Livestock Australia has published the October results of the MLA and AWI Wool and Sheepmeat Survey. The survey, which is run three times a year, had 1,678 participants across 2,495 different...
14 December 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Biden USDA Secretary choice will face little opposition in US Senate
President-Elect Joe Biden’s choice for US Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, will face limited to no opposition when the Senate eventually votes on him. Vilsack won unanimous approval the...
11 December 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Veterinarians give baby llama new life
A tiny baby llama born during the COVID-19 pandemic is looking forward to a bright future, thanks to emergency help from Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine....
27 November 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Grain Overload in Goats
It turns out that a really high-carb diet might be especially bad for your goats....
15 October 2020
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Sheep Feed Conversion Trials at Rothamsted
Recent individual Feed Conversion Trials with Exlana sheep at the Robert Orr Small Ruminant Facility at the Rothamsted Research North Wyke Farm Platform aim to identify genetics that will allow...
15 September 2020
Crop Industry News from Australia Positive signs for Australian lamb exports
It is remarkable to reflect on the myriad of circumstances that have faced Australia’s export industry over the past year. ...
05 September 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Grilling Season: Safe Meat Serving Temperatures
If you put in a lot of time trying to grill a piece of meat to perfection, it can be particularly disconcerting if you cut it open and find it still raw or undercooked. ...
31 August 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Avoid Heat Stress in Your Sheep and Goats
Make sure your sheep and goats have access to plenty of clean fresh water on hot, humid days. ...
27 August 2020
Crop Industry News from Rwanda Transforming Africa’s livestock sector is key to food security
Without sustainable growth of its livestock sector and, Africa is expected to import up to a fifth of meat and milk within the next 30 years, according to the Malabo Montpellier Panel....
13 August 2020
Crop Industry News from Global FAO: Global food markets brace for uncertainty in '20/'21 due to COVID-19
Food markets will face many more months of uncertainty due to COVID-19, but the agri-food sector is likely to show more resilience to the pandemic crisis than other sectors, according to a new...
10 August 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Prevent Parasites Through Grazing Management
Grazing management and genetic selection can help your flock minimize the impact of parasites....
04 August 2020
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Engineered Llama Antibodies Neutralize COVID-19 Virus
Antibodies taken from llamas have been shown to neutralise the SARS-CoV-2 virus in lab tests....
15 July 2020
Crop Industry News from Global New e-learning course: epidemiology for non-epidemiologists
The news is being flooded with perhaps unfamiliar epidemiological terms and concepts in coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic....
09 July 2020
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Climate change could wreck traditional sheep farming in Wales
After the hottest June on record, July 25 2019 was the hottest July day ever recorded in the UK, with temperatures reaching 38.1°C. ...
01 June 2020
Crop Industry News from United States US Meat Supply Chain Disruptions Continue
When workers essential to the food supply become ill, how does this affect the food supply chain within the meat industry?...
11 April 2020
Crop Industry News from United States American Sheep Industry Association Responds to COVID-19
US - Since the advent of this global pandemic, livestock markets have crashed, foodservice slowed to less than a trickle – which led to the sheep industry’s second largest packer declaring...
13 March 2020
Crop Industry News from New Zealand Coronavirus Update, Impact on Red Meat Sector
Demand for red meat in China has been affected as a result of movement restrictions designed to control the spread of the disease and people avoiding restaurants and crowded public places....
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian Market Down After Unplanned Off Week
The Australian wool market resumed this week after an unprecedented event forced the cancellation of sales in Week 35....
11 February 2020
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Addressing the UK’s rumen and liver fluke challenge
Researchers at the University of Liverpool want to combat the growing prevalence of rumen fluke and liver fluke in the UK....
16 January 2020
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Can the UK farming sector achieve net zero carbon emissions?
Achieving net zero carbon emissions on-farm was one of the hot topics debated at the Oxford Real Farming Conference on 8 January. Panellists from the House of Commons, Chatham House, NFU, Green...
02 September 2019
Crop Industry News from Global The Pirbright Institute Grants New License for FMD Vaccine
The Pirbright Institute and its research partners have granted MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US) an exclusive commercial licence for a new, effective and affordable vaccine...
29 November 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Better Data Better Management to Improve Competitiveness
ANALYSIS - Agriculture is at the start of a digital revolution and to advance it will need to embrace and understand the increasing amount of data that is being collected and is available, writes...
24 November 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom The New Quick and Easy Reference to Identifying and Treating Sheep and Goat Diseases
UK - Authored by a veterinary specialist, Sheep and Goat Diseases: Veterinary Book for Farmers and Smallholders provides a comprehensive overview of diseases of veterinary importance, including...
23 November 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Farm Vigilance a Key Priority in Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - Measures which encourage the prudent use of antibiotics in the food chain are likely to be extremely useful in reducing the emergence and spread of resistance to these drugs in bacteria,...
04 November 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Sheep Farmers Urged to Help Sector Understand Ram Longevity
UK - Prompted by claims from members that rams do not work on commercial farms for as many seasons as wanted, the National Sheep Association (NSA) is urging farmers to participate in a new study...
31 October 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Global Campaign Begins to Eradicate Peste des Petits Ruminants
GLOBAL - The ground has been broken on a major international initiative to rid the world of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) – also known as sheep and goat plague – a highly contagious viral...
27 October 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Collaborative Approach to Reduce Food Waste from Farm to Consumer
UK - There needs to be greater collaboration between farmers, retailers and processors to reduce food waste along the supply chain, writes Chris Harris....
 
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