Decline in EU workers hits UK agriculture, Lords inquiry told

National Farmers Union labour survey highlights sharp decline in availability of seasonal EU workers following Brexit vote. British agriculture has already been hit by a sharp decline in EU migrants willing to More »

Zambia Tries New Way to Beat Drought: Solar Grain Mills

For Inonge Imutowana, buying food for her family of six is becoming increasingly costly. On the outskirts of the capital, a 25-kilo bag of staple mealie meal that cost 65 kwacha a More »

USDA Announces $18.9 Million Available to Support Agricultural Education at 1890s Land-grant Institutions

CORRECTION: The application deadline for this program is March 21, 2017. The original news release erroneously indicated an application deadline of March 9, 2017. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute More »

Revisions to AIB’s Globally-Recognized Consolidated Standards for Inspection Effective January 2017

AIB International’s Food Safety Professionals are now providing GMP Inspections against the revised Consolidated Standards for Inspection. Throughout 2016, AIB released updates for five of their Consolidated Standards for Inspection to incorporate More »

Corn Harvest Quality and Export Cargo Reports

The global corn market is increasingly competitive, and the U.S. Grains Council believes that the availability of accurate, consistent, and comparable information is in the long-term interests of all concerned. Improved information More »

 

Decline in EU workers hits UK agriculture, Lords inquiry told

National Farmers Union labour survey highlights sharp decline in availability of seasonal EU workers following Brexit vote. British agriculture has already been hit by a sharp decline in EU migrants willing to undertake seasonal work...
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Zambia Tries New Way to Beat Drought: Solar Grain Mills

For Inonge Imutowana, buying food for her family of six is becoming increasingly costly. On the outskirts of the capital, a 25-kilo bag of staple mealie meal that cost 65 kwacha a year ago now...
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USDA Announces $18.9 Million Available to Support Agricultural Education at 1890s Land-grant Institutions

CORRECTION: The application deadline for this program is March 21, 2017. The original news release erroneously indicated an application deadline of March 9, 2017. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and...
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Revisions to AIB’s Globally-Recognized Consolidated Standards for Inspection Effective January 2017

AIB International’s Food Safety Professionals are now providing GMP Inspections against the revised Consolidated Standards for Inspection. Throughout 2016, AIB released updates for five of their Consolidated Standards for Inspection to incorporate important trends and...
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Corn Harvest Quality and Export Cargo Reports

The global corn market is increasingly competitive, and the U.S. Grains Council believes that the availability of accurate, consistent, and comparable information is in the long-term interests of all concerned. Improved information will facilitate increased...
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AFIA Releases 2017 Calendar of Events

The American Feed Industry Association is pleased to announce its 2017 calendar of events; the meetings, conferences and workshops, with varying topics and audiences, serve to educate and connect the U.S. animal food industry. The...
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Bayer-Monsanto Sweeten Deal

After Meeting with Trump, Bayer Commits to More Jobs in US With the Bayer AG-Monsanto Co. merger now pending before federal regulators, a spokesman for President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday that Bayer AG had made...
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Bleaching chemical in wheat flour is safe

The Health Ministry has not found any brand of wheat flour to contain unsafe levels of benzoyl peroxide, following reports that the chemical can cause health issues. Health Ministry director general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham...
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Sri Lanka Signs US$125 Million Credit to Modernise Agriculture

Sri Lanka has signed a US$125 million credit with the World Bank to help the country modernise its agriculture sector. Sri Lanka aims to make the sector more efficient and attractive as a modern business,...
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ADM to Release Fourth Quarter Financial Results Feb. 7, 2017

Archer Daniels Midland Company will release financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 before the market opens on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The company will host a webcast at 8 a.m. Central Time to discuss...
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OSR establishment losses focus of Rhizoctonia research

Better management of Rhizoctonia solani is the ambition of a three-year programme of work, part-funded by the UK government’s Agri-Tech Catalyst fund. An aggressive soil-borne pathogen of oilseed rape (OSR) and canola worldwide, R. solani can kill seedlings before...
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New facilities at Van Aarsen in Panheel, The Netherlands.

A brighter future in feed is built together. At Van Aarsen we did this literally by rebuilding our facilities. This upgrade enhances our work processes and helps us to meet our clients’ demands even better....
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New tools will drive greater understanding of wheat genes

Howard Hughes Medical Institute scientists have developed a much-needed genetic resource that will greatly accelerate the study of gene functions in wheat. The resource, a collection of wheat seeds with more than 10 million sequenced...
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Positive EFSA Opinion for Mycofix® Ingredient Biomin® BBSH 797 for All Avian Species

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has just published a positive Scientific Opinion on the safety and efficacy of Biomin® BBSH 797 for the application in poultry feed. Genuine biotransformation EFSA acknowledged the efficacy of...
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