Don't Just Treat Parasites at Housing

21:17 | 19/04/2012

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UK - As cattle are being turned-out across much of the UK, leading animal health company Merial is urging farmers to keep on top of parasite control.

Anaerobic Digestion Plants Threaten Livestock Feed

21:42 | 13/03/2012

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SCOTLAND, UK - National Farmers' Union (NFU) Scotland has written to Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs Richard Lochhead to reiterate membership concerns over the future availability of distillery co-products, such as dark grains, suitable for feeding to livestock.

Breeding Season: Bull Reproductive Exams Important

21:48 | 14/02/2012

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US - Examining bulls for reproductive soundness is important as breeding season approaches, says a Purdue Extension beef specialist.

ADVOCIN Offers Treatment for BVD

09:42 | 09/02/2012

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US - ADVOCIN™ (danofloxacin mesylate) is now available from Pfizer Animal Health — offering a cost-effective fluoroquinolone alternative for the treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD).

How EU can Produce More Sustainably?

19:33 | 03/02/2012

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EU - By 2050 the global population is set to reach nine billion people and worldwide demand for food, feed and fibre is forecast to increase by 70 per cent. To thrive in that context, economies will need to use natural resources in a far more efficient manner.

FAO-EU Project to Promote Climate-Smart Farming

17:08 | 17/01/2012

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GENERAL - FAO and the European Commission have announced a new €5.3 million project aimed at helping Malawi, Viet nam and Zambia transition to a "climate-smart" approach to agriculture.

Less Red Tape To Aid Agricultural Exports

12:38 | 13/01/2012

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AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government is boosting regional economies through $30 million in support and a further A$30 million per annum in reduced red tape for agricultural export industries.

Scientist Discovers a New Piece to Fertility Jigsaw

07:31 | 12/01/2012

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NEW ZEALAND - After examining more than 20,000 genes, a DairyNZ scientist has discovered why some cows are more fertile than others.

Food Safety Campaign Slashes Dairy Numbers

21:00 | 06/01/2012

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CHINA - The "tough battle" to clean up the food sector saw the closure of more than 40 per cent of the mainland's dairies, Zhi Shuping, head of the country's top quality watchdog, said on Thursday.

Greening Of CAP Essential

03:16 | 09/12/2011

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ANALYSIS - Greening of farming often makes farmers see red, which appears to be the case with the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) proposals. Earlier this week, a panelist representing the EU, environmentalists and farmers debated the 30 per cent greening element.