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18 May 2018
Pig immunology comes of age: killer T cell responses to influenza
Researchers from The Pirbright Institute, University of Bristol, Cardiff University and University of Oxford have generated tools that allow scientists to understand a vital area of the pig immune system...
17 May 2018
One-on-one group housing workshop at World Pork Expo 2018
Bring your sow housing questions to World Pork Expo and meet one-on-one with other pork producers. Whether you’re thinking about building new or remodelling your existing stall barn into group pens,...
Innovation abounds at Pig & Poultry Fair
Pig and poultry producers see the use of new technology to improve performance as one of the greatest opportunities in the years ahead, and there was plenty on offer at the Pig & Poultry Fair...
16 May 2018
Buoyant mood among producers at Pig & Poultry Fair
Pig and poultry producers are fit and ready to embrace change, with a bright outlook ahead despite a few Brexit clouds on the horizon...
15 May 2018
Leading students into the future of farming
As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Hadlow College has created an innovative Vision50 campaign to address the future of farming...
Livestock in Low Input Systems 2018
Following the growing success of previous events, the Scottish Organic Producers Association (SOPA) would like to invite those from across the agricultural sector to attend this year’s Livestock in Low...
14 May 2018
New guide highlights livestock opportunities for arable farmers
The numerous opportunities for collaboration between arable and livestock enterprises have been highlighted in a new guide issued by AHDB...
NFU launches Science Farm education resources
The NFU has released two new resources for teachers to bring science lessons to life through farming as part of the NFU’s recently launched education strategy for the next generation of farmers and shoppers...
11 May 2018
Pork Checkoff to be featured at World Meat Congress
The biennial global event is to be held in Dallas, 30 May to 1 June 2018 and will bring together the world’s major red meat industry leaders ...
Great success of Magapor´s ITM international meeting
Described as the largest and most highly-attended edition to date, the meeting welcomed more than 400 specialists in the swine reproduction sector from 38 countries across 5 continents for two days...
09 May 2018
Maximising colostrum intake at birth improves finishing performance
Pig Health Today discuss how colostrum intake can impact upon finishing performance and how to increase colostrum intake....
08 May 2018
British farmers should be the supplier of choice to the UK market, says NFU
The NFU has released its vision for a sustainable, profitable and progressive future for farm businesses in response to Defra’s consultation on a domestic agriculture policy which closes today...
APRIL advises pork research approvals
A first call by Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) for research to enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of the Australasian pork industry has resulted in 14 proposals being...
WVA Animal Welfare Award winners 2018
World Veterinary Association and Ceva Santé Animale honour five veterinarians for their exemplary work in protecting and promoting Animal Welfare...
02 May 2018
Food security panel calls for more education and collaboration
Richard Lugar, former US senator from Indiana, joined a panel of six Purdue University College of Agriculture faculty and staff members Monday (30 April) for a roundtable discussion on global food security...
CPF revises its sustainability goals for 2020
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) has revised its targets for natural resource use and waste disposal reduction for 2020 as its current performance has already exceeded the previous targets...
The important role of diagnostics in controlling PRRS in Europe
The recent launch of Suvaxyn PRRS MLV, an innovative vaccine by Zoetis containing a modified live European Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus strain, is helping to raise awareness...
AB Agri named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces
AB Agri Limited has been recognised as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in the latest Great Place to Work survey...
01 May 2018
Engage with farmers to deliver change, NFU tells Defra Secretary of State
Farmers need to be at the heart of a future domestic agricultural policy with food production at its core, NFU President Minette Batters has said to the Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove today...
BPS 2018 applications due
More than 35,000 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 applications have been submitted since the application window for the scheme opened on 13 March...
30 April 2018
US pork: Safeguarding natural resources
In light of a recent court ruling in North Carolina regarding hog production, the National Pork Board is sharing the strong record the US pork industry has on the environment and sustainability efforts....
Farm animal welfare: New report tackles challenging issues
The newest CAST publication provides information and insights about the scientific, ethical and economic aspects of farm animal welfare....
27 April 2018
We have a shared farming future after Brexit, say British and European farmers
European farm leaders joined forces yesterday (26 April) morning in Brussels to stress the importance of strong partnership in agri-food trade after Brexit ...
26 April 2018
CPF announces global policy on animal welfare
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) announced a global policy on animal welfare in line with international animal health principles to ensure of the welfare of its farm animals’. The policy will be implemented...
Schothorst Feed Research announces improved International Feeds & Nutrition Course
LELYSTAD, the Netherlands - 26 April 2018 - This years’ Feeds & Nutrition Course has been adapted to recent market developments and suggestions from former participants. The course is designed to give...
25 April 2018
Bright outlook for pig and poultry producers
Pig and poultry producers are looking forward to a bright couple of years ahead, according to a new survey by the British Pig & Poultry Fair...
24 April 2018
How do we advance livestock production for the future?
University of Florida researchers awarded USDA grants to advance livestock production ...
Scientific, ethical, and economic aspects of farm animal welfare
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) discusses its strategy for optimising animal welfare in agriculture....
Zoetis builds sustainable veterinary diagnostic network and animal health infrastructure in Uganda, Nigeria and Ethiopia
Marks accomplishments in first year of the African Livestock Productivity and Health Advancement (A.L.P.H.A.) Initiative. ...
23 April 2018
Intradermal vaccination: The faster, calmer way of vaccinating your herd
MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) have recently announced the launch of IDAL® 3G, the newest needle-free, intradermal delivery device in the IDAL® family...
 
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