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04 April 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Improving Farming Boosts Peace Efforts
GLOBAL - Improving food security can help build sustainable peace and even ward off looming conflict, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told members of the United Nations Security...
30 March 2016
Crop Industry News from Global 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...
24 March 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Creativity in Agriculture Needed to Meet Hunger Goals
GLOBAL - The international community needs to find new and innovative ways of working together if it is to meet the goals laid out in the UN's new Sustainable Development Agenda, FAO Director-General...
22 March 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Livestock Industry Can Deliver Food Whilst Reducing Emissions
GLOBAL - Scientists have found that the global livestock sector can maintain the economic and social benefits it delivers while significantly reducing emissions, and in doing so help meet the...
09 March 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Technology Could Take Agriculture Halfway to Climate Targets
EU - Unless greenhouse gas emissions from food consumption are reduced substantially, EU climate targets will not be met, according to a new study from Swedish researchers. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Global Food Prices Steady in February
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index was stable in February, as falling sugar and dairy prices offset a substantial jump in vegetable oil prices from the previous month....
19 February 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Delacon Joins New Partnership to Meet Challenges in Animal Nutrition
US - Delacon announces that Land O’Lakes, Inc. animal nutrition businesses, including the new business unit, PMI Nutritional Additives, will be its exclusive partner in the United States for...
18 February 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Antibiotic Resistance Solution Needed for Food Security
GLOBAL - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an emerging public health threat requiring a globally coordinated effort to counter the risks it poses to food security, FAO Deputy Director-General...
11 February 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Global Food Prices Fall Again, but Future Prospects Rest on El Niño
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index fell in January, slipping 1.9 per cent below its level in the last month of 2015, as prices of all the commodities it tracks fell, sugar in particular....
10 February 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Push for Jobs for Young People in World Agriculture
GLOBAL - Promoting decent employment opportunities for young people in agriculture and the rural economy was a key focus of the launch in New York of the UN Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for...
05 February 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Responsible Antibiotic Use: ‘As Much as Necessary, as Little as Possible’
GLOBAL - Following the landmark resolution made at the World Economic Forum in Davos to tackle antibiotic resistance, HealthforAnimals has renewed its call to promote the responsible use of antibiotics,...
01 February 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Marks & Spencer, Waitrose Top Farm Animal Welfare Report
GLOBAL - Noble Foods, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and Coop Group (Switzerland) have attained the highest marks in the global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare report....
29 January 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Remote Atlantic Island Looks for Agricultural Advisor
GLOBAL - The inhabitants of the world’s remotest inhabited island have called on the NFU to find them a farmer to come and improve agriculture....
28 January 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Mounting Evidence Suggests Early Farming Prevented Global Cooling
GLOBAL - A new analysis of ice-core climate data, archeological evidence and ancient pollen samples strongly suggests that agriculture by humans 7,000 years ago likely slowed a natural cooling...
21 January 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Latest Bluetongue Reports: More French Cases, Brazil Finds Zoo Outbreak
GLOBAL - In the last few weeks, various countries around the world have reported bluetongue outbreaks....
13 January 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Food Prices Fell in 2015 as Global Economy Dwindled
GLOBAL - Prices of major food commodities declined for the fourth year in a row in 2015, averaging 19.1 per cent below their previous-year's levels, as the dwindling global economy also triggered...
08 January 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Latest Foot and Mouth Reports: Iran, Saudi Arabia
GLOBAL - The latest Foot and Mouth Disease outbreaks to be reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) occurred in Saudi Arabia and Iran....
30 December 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Climate Change and Your Food: Ten Facts
GLOBAL - Here are ten facts about how a change climate affects our ability to grow food and feed ourselves....
Crop Industry News from Global El Niño Lowers Early Production Outlook in Southern Africa
GLOBAL - Crop and livestock production prospects in Southern Africa have been weakened by the El Niño weather phenomenon that has lowered rains and increased temperatures....
29 December 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Latest Bluetongue Reports: More Outbreaks in France, Hungary
EUROPE - Outbreaks of Bluetongue continue to be reported in Europe, with 22 new outbreaks reported in France and two in Hungary....
Crop Industry News from Global 2015's Top Features on TheSheepSite
Click the links below to read some of this year's most popular features on TheSheepSite, including some tips for producers, and interesting insights into life on sheep farms....
25 December 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Merry Christmas to All Our Readers!
Best wishes for the holiday season to all our readers around the world....
24 December 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Global Trade Ministers Move to End Agriculture Export Subsidies
GLOBAL - An agreement by World Trade Organisation (WTO) member states through the recently adopted "Nairobi Package" started a move towards eliminating export subsidies involving agricultural...
15 December 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Bluetongue Outbreaks Reported in Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina
GLOBAL - Bluetongue disease has been reported on cattle and sheep farms in Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the latest reports to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
Crop Industry News from Global Breakthrough Climate Agreement Supports Food Security
GLOBAL - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva welcomed the approval of the Paris Agreement on climate change, saying that "for the first time ever, food security features in a global...
10 December 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Severe Flooding Hits Farmers in Britain and Ireland
UK, IRELAND - Farming organisations in the UK and Ireland are calling on governments to ensure farmers are remembered during the clean-up operation, following severe flooding in both countries...
08 December 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Food Prices Fell in November Amid Robust Global Inventories
GLOBAL - Major food commodity prices fell in November, reversing about half their rise in the previous month, as the cost of internationally-traded staples, except for sugar, fell across the...
03 December 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Hand-in-Hand Approach Needed to Address Hunger and Climate Change
GLOBAL - Providing support to developing countries and their agricultural sectors is essential for the global goals of eradicating hunger and tackling the challenges of climate change, said FAO...
27 November 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Climate Disasters Pose Growing Threat to Food Security
GLOBAL - Droughts, floods, storms and other disasters triggered by climate change have risen in frequency and severity, putting many developing countries at risk of growing food insecurity, FAO...
26 November 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Conserve Diverse Breeds to Adapt to Climate Change, FAO Urges
GLOBAL - In the run-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21), FAO has released new guidelines to assist countries in better conserving and sustainably using genetic...
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