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25 November 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Latest Foot and Mouth Outbreaks: Turkey, Morocco
GLOBAL - More outbreaks of Foot and Mouth disease have been reported in Turkey and Morocco this week....
16 November 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Weather: El Niño’s Global Impact, US November Outlook
ANALYSIS - El Niño is expected to peak in December, according to the US' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)....
Crop Industry News from Global World Antibiotic Awareness Week Alerts Animal Owners to Risks
GLOBAL - The first World Antibiotic Awareness Week has been launched to raise awareness of best practice for using antibiotics, to reduce the risks of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics...
09 November 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Adverse Weather Pushes Food Prices Up in October
GLOBAL - Major food commodity prices rose in October, spurred by weather-driven concerns about sugar and palm oil supplies....
05 November 2015
Crop Industry News from Global New World Agriculture Census to Begin in 2016
GLOBAL - A new global round of country-driven agricultural censuses is set to begin in 2016, a large-scale, data collection process that will gather information and statistics on the world's...
02 November 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Could Self-Disseminating Vaccines Cut Animal Disease Spread?
GLOBAL - An expert has identified self-disseminating vaccines as a way to combat animal diseases such as avian influenza, and prevent them spreading to humans. ...
27 October 2015
Crop Industry News from Global WHO Finds Link Between Red, Processed Meat and Cancer
GLOBAL - A new study from the World Health Organization (WHO) has found links between eating red and processed meats with cancer. ...
22 October 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Agriculture Must Embrace Technology, Rabobank Says
GLOBAL - Agriculture must become 'smarter' by taking advantage of modern technology and data in order to feed the world, according to a report presented by Rabobank at Expo Milano 2015....
21 October 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Appeals to End Hunger, Support Farmers Mark World Food Day
GLOBAL - Leading figures in agricultural policy marked World Food Day on Friday with appeals to combat hunger and malnutrition....
20 October 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Could Satellites Change Systems for Farming and Aquaculture?
ANALYSIS - Developments in satellite, space and tracking technology are starting to have repercussions far beyond field mapping for crops and GPS guidance systems for farm machinery....
19 October 2015
Crop Industry News from Global How do Crude Oil Prices Affect Livestock Feed Prices?
GLOBAL - The global livestock and aquaculture feed market prices are becoming more and more dependent on the movement of the Brent crude oil market....
Crop Industry News from Global Agriculture Must be Included in Global Climate Change Debate
GLOBAL - All countries should strive to ensure an ambitious agreement to tackle climate change, putting food security and agriculture at the centre of debates on the issue, agriculture experts...
12 October 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Global Food Prices Up Slightly in September
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 156.3 points in September 2015, up one point from its sharply reduced August value, but still 18.9 per cent less than one year ago. ...
09 October 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Global Agriculture Faces Decade of Flat or Falling Prices
GLOBAL - World Prices for food will remain flat or could fall over the next 10 years because of the current growth in agricultural production....
Crop Industry News from Global Working Towards Better Surveillance of Animal Antibiotic Use
GLOBAL - The WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance, published in May 2015, has set itself the target of ensuring the efficacy of treatments for infectious diseases in the long-term...
07 October 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Supply Management Survives as Trans-Pacific Partnership Concluded
GLOBAL - Canadian poultry meat, egg and dairy producers will be breathing a sigh of relief today after it was announced that their supply management system will mostly be protected in the Trans-Pacific...
06 October 2015
Crop Industry News from Global World Grain Yield to Fall Short of Last Year’s Record
GLOBAL – Overall grain production for the 2015/16 year will contract one per cent, largely due to lower maize production, predicts the International Grains Council....
01 October 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Agriculture Key to Meeting Sustainable Development Goals by 2030
GLOBAL - Investing in and achieving sustainable agriculture, alongside food security and nutrition, will be key to accomplishing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030....
28 September 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Food Security Investment Key Part of Refugee Crisis Response
GLOBAL - The links between conflict, imperilled rural livelihoods and migration have been stressed by the Director-General of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation....
15 September 2015
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Registered Steady Meat Prices in August
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 155.7 points in August 2015, down 8.5 points (5.2 per cent) from July, the sharpest monthly drop since December 2008. ...
Crop Industry News from Global Nanotechnology in Agriculture Presents Opportunities, Challenges
GLOBAL - Nanotechnology presents many opportunities for improving agriculture, but new research from the European Commission Joint Research Centre has revealed inconsistencies in the way it is...
10 September 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Preparing Your Flock: Vaccinations Before Breeding Season
GLOBAL - Several preparations should be made for breeding season, such as flushing ewes and conducting breeding soundness tests in rams, writes Elise Brown for TheSheepSite....
08 September 2015
Crop Industry News from Global 2015-16 El Niño Expected to be Strongest Since 1997-98
GLOBAL - A mature and strong El Niño is now present in the tropical Pacific Ocean and is likely to strengthen further. This year’s El Niño event is the strongest since 1997-1998 and is potentially...
07 September 2015
Crop Industry News from Global New Diagram to Address Antibiotics Confusion
GLOBAL – A team of livestock sustainability experts has devised a new diagram to explain how flagship health organisations classify “critically important” antimicrobials (CIAs)....
04 September 2015
Crop Industry News from Global New DNA Study Rewrites Genetic History of Sheep
GLOBAL - New DNA analysis of Asian sheep has revealed unique diversity crucial to contemporary food and climate concerns, in a study by a global collaboration of scientists....
03 September 2015
Crop Industry News from Global New Partnership Offers Support to Small Farm Organisations
GLOBAL - Small-scale forest and farm producers’ organisations in developing countries will be strengthened following a partnership agreement between the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation...
28 August 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Positive Outlook for Global Meat Market
GLOBAL - The outlook for the global meat market is largely positive, according to a joint Agricultural Outlook report from the OECD and FAO....
13 August 2015
Crop Industry News from Global Early Disease Detection Protects Countries From Disaster
GLOBAL - Public health, animal health and security sectors must speak with one voice on the need to strengthen health systems, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
10 August 2015
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Hits Lowest Level in Almost Six Years
GLOBAL - The slide in prices for dairy products and vegetable oils has driven the Food Price Index to its lowest monthly average value since September 2009....
04 August 2015
Crop Industry News from Global How We Created and Can Address the ‘Super Rat’
ANALYSIS - Sustained, prolonged and continuous rodent baiting protocols have resulted in the rapid development of ‘super rats’....
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