The latest IT systems on offer to help dairy farmers have been
displayed at a major farming event in Ireland amid concerns that
Irish dairy farmers are not making full use of the IT equipment
available to them, reports Chris Mercer.
The US will host its first international symposium on the
burgeoning threat of agroterrorism to discuss ways of reducing the
US food supply chain's vulnerability to terrorist tampering, Tom
The value of the UK agricultural industry's gross output including
subsidies directly linked to product increased by 2.5 per cent to
£16.9 billion while intermediate consumption rose by 5.4 per cent
due in part to the rise in...
An innovative Australian scheme to recycle thousands of tonnes of
fish processing waste could dramatically cut down the need for
landfill space, save food processors money and, in the end, produce
a useful product.
This year's Czech harvest has been hailed as the best since 1993,
producing almost nine million tonnes of crops, showing that the
farming industry has recovered well from a poor 2003 and the
disastrous floods of 2002 - just in...
Law makers, consumer groups and industry continue to clash over the
use of GM ingredients in the European food chain, but a major
UK-based food science body asserts this week that genetic
modification has the potential to offer strong...
In the face of rising meat and dairy prices, animal disease
outbreaks and consumer health concerns, world agriculture policy
makers, meat traders, dairy experts, veterinarians and private
sector producers have attended the 20th session...
Transboundary animal diseases are on the increase, say the World
Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Agriculture
Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). As a result, both bodies
have decided to strengthen their...
The UK's Co-operative Group's farming business, Farmcare, has this
week decided to withdraw from the dairy farming industry. The group
has said that the move will give it the opportunity to concentrate
on arable, fruit and...
In his budget proposal for fiscal year 2003, President Bush will
include $131 million (€152m) in new spending to protect the
nation's food supply from animal and plant pests and diseases,
strengthen food safety programs and support...