European Union farmers have expressed disappointment at a recent final decision by the European Commission to allow the use of glyphosate-based herbicides there for only a further five years.
Farmer's Weekly's journalist, Gerhard Uys recently visited Canada and got to experience its dynamic livestock industry.
The US sugar industry has been accused of withholding evidence of the adverse effects of sucrose for almost 50 years.
Genetically modified (GM) non-browning apples are now available to consumers in North America. The first harvest of the Arctic variety was recently brought in by Canadian company, Okanagan Speciality Fruits...
The global dairy industry must address the risk of dairy being labelled a “problem protein” environmentally. This is according to Jaap Evers, International Dairy Federation (IDF) global standards leader.
The European Commission has issued a statement saying it would vote on 9 November 2017 on a proposal to renew approval for glyphosate use, at the Standing Committee on Plants,...
Dairy substitute drinks do not contain adequate levels of iodine, and according to UK researchers they are therefore not a suitable alternative for the ‘real thing’.
UK researchers have developed interactive hologram imagery of cattle to enliven bovine anatomy teaching at Harper Adams University in Shropshire.
New Zealand dairy giant, Fonterra, boosted its 2016/2017 cash payout to farmers by 52% to NZ$6,52 (R63,06) per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS).
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.