The Indian government approved a Rs108,8 billion (R22,4 billion) 12-year plan, from 2017/2018 to 2028/2029, to grow its dairy industry, already the largest in the world.
Dairy plays a key role in feeding the world and the industry must respond dynamically and forcefully on a global level to those who challenge its nutritional and environmental integrity.
New Zealand farmers are fighting back from environmental militants’ claims that they are solely responsible for poor water quality in the country’s rivers and streams.
Negotiators for the remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership countries will present a proposal to TPP members when they meet at the Asian Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Summit in Vietnam in November.
Farmfair International (FFI), one of Canada’s largest beef cattle shows, has been designed to provide buyers and sellers with a venue in which to do business.
A £5,5 million (R93,6-million) scheme aimed at improving the health and productivity of farm animals in sub-Saharan Africa has been launched by the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
The Netherlands poultry industry is making a concerted effort to undo the damage to its reputation after eggs it produced and exported was found to be contaminated with insecticide.
The Sheepmeat Council of Australia will soon vote on a proposal to change the country’s definition of lamb to mirror that of its market rival, New Zealand.
Brazil, the world’s largest sugarcane producer, recently approved the commercial use of genetically modified sugarcane.
An international research group has found that the number of extreme El Niño events will increase, even if global warming stabilises.
New Zealand’s plan to be to predator-free by 2050, has suffered a blow, following a legal challenge from a small group of opponents.
Farmers across the EU are reportedly calling for the EU Commission not to implement any cuts in the bloc’s agricultural spending.