Livestock News

  • Biliyor muydunuz?

    Did you know over 6 billion people worldwide consume milk and milk products? Whereas cows milk is the most known, today there are so many different types, both dairy and non-dairy! From goats and sheep milk to almonds, rice and coconut milk, there is an option for ...


    By Peymak

  • Three Farms Near Underwood in Spotlight at Lake Agassiz Festival

    View three family friendly farms in the Underwood area as SFA Lake Agassiz Chapter hosts Festival of Farms from 1 to 4 p.m. Sat., July 13, starting at The Stout Farm, 31755 County Hwy 1, Underwood. The Stout Farm produces items not easily available in the grocery store – lamb, duck, geese, and wool. This tour will focus on fencing, feed, housing, and marketing those animals as well as ...

  • New cigarette filters block up to 60% of harmful substances thanks to Bio-on biopolymers

    Bio-on, listed on the AIM segment of Borsa Italiana and operating in the high quality bioplastic sector, announces extraordinary results achieved by its researchers: a 100% natural and biodegradable polymeric liquid has been created using a special process that can replace the triacetinused in old and new ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Small Miracles: Pocket-Size Ultrasound Boosts Infant And Maternal Health In Rural Papua New Guinea

    American nurse Marie Elizabeth Bell recently spent nine months in Papua New Guinea, where she worked at the Kunai Health Centre in the southwestern Pacific country’s remote Gulf Province. One patient left a particular impression on her: a woman named Yaniamo, who had experienced nine pregnancies — twice with twins — but had only six living children. Yaniamo was pregnant again, ...


    By GE Renewable Energy

  • Workshop: Grazing Management in Northern Climate, July 27 in Duluth

    Join SFA Livestock & Grazing Specialist Kent Solberg for a discussion on soil health in a northern climate as SFA Lake Superior Chapter hosts a Grazing Management Field Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., July 27, at Canosia Grove Farm & Cidery, 5508 Martin Rd, Duluth. Solberg will discuss grazing and soil health at Canosia Grove, which grazes Icelandic sheep and also boasts an established ...

  • Major algae outbreak hits Norwegian farms

    A significant area in the fjords between the regions of Troms and Nordland have suffered an acute growth of the bloom and the fear is that it may spread to other important salmon farming areas. Losses are already expected to total at least 200 million kroner (£18 million) and are ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Crow River Hosting Tour of Kadelbach Organic Farms on June 30

    Kadelbach Organic Farms, a 300-acre certified organic farm currently growing sweet corn, sweet peas, black beans and alfalfa/grass hay, is the site of a Crow River Chapter field day from 2 to 6 p.m. Sun., June 30, at 20364 210th St, Hutchinson. ...

  • Day-Range Poultry on Display at June 8 Field Day

    Learn about Seelye Brook Farms’ system of day-range pastured poultry (above) during a field day and farm tour from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., June 8, at 22390 Rum River Blvd, Oak Grove. ...

  • Australian Dairy Plan publishes report on current state of dairy industry

    A new report on the state of Australia’s dairy sector lays bare the impact of several tough years on the industry and the necessity for it to pull together in developing the Australian Dairy Plan. The report Australian Dairy Situation Analysis provides an overview of key issues and conditions across a range of metrics including farm profitability, milk production and global competitive ...

  • Coalition makes multi-million-dollar dairy industry pledge

    PEAK dairy farmer group Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) will receive $450,000 for two projects to benefit farmers as part of a $22 million funding package for the dairy industry if the Coalition wins the May election. Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud announced a swag of funding and policy commitments today, including that ADF would receive $300,000 to develop a real time dairy ...

  • Permanent skilled workforce nears for dairy owners

    Dairy business owners are one step closer to securing a permanent skilled workforce with the Federal Government amending its occupation classification list to make it easier for farmers to attract experienced and skilled overseas labour. ...


    By Dairy News Australia

  • Women In Ag: Changing The Face Of Farming

    Based on the 2016 agriculture census from Stats Canada, the proportion of female farmers is increasing even as the total number of farm operators decreases. In fact, women make up 28.7% of the 272,000 farmers in the country. Yet while more women are working hard on the land, sometimes they also have to work equally as hard to dispel public and ...


    By Dutch Openers

  • Editor`s Note - Planetary Health Diets and Aquaculture

    For aquaculture, resource constraints mean that production from existing land area must increase, a goal that is difficult without simultaneously increasing greenhouse gas emissions associated with greater energy use. For this, decarbonization of the world’s energy system must be accelerated. In January, a report was issued with the title “Food in The Anthropocene: the EAT-Lancet ...


    By World Aquaculture Society

  • Composting Roundup

    Washington, DC: Best Practices For Community Composting The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) just released “Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices,” written by ILSR’s Linda Bilsens Brolis and Brenda Platt. “Though small-scale composters are often exempt from certain state permitting or local zoning requirements, it is paramount that ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • ADF welcomes opportunity to explore new dairy industry trading platform

    PEAK dairy farmer group Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) will facilitate the development of a new trading platform for the dairy industry if the Coalition wins the May election. Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud announced today that a Coalition government would invest in a platform to create flexibility and price transparency with more choice in sales contracts. ADF President Terry ...

  • Suburban woman destined for dairy

    Ebony was one of three young panel members who provided a practical farming perspective and explained their career goals. Ebony, 20, grew up in suburbia near McLaren Vale but her stock agent grandfather Allan Peglar and herd improvement uncle David Peglar made sure she knew about and loved the dairy industry. ...


    By Dairy News Australia

  • Looking for data-loving dairy farmers

    Participating herds will have their two-year-old heifers DNA tested (genotyped) and classified for free and have the option to test young female calves at a discount. They also receive a year’s free subscription to the HerdData app and early access to DataGene’ s reports and tools under development. ...


    By Dairy News Australia

  • One herd test can help cut antibiotic use on-farm

    That was the message from Dr John Penry who spoke to the Herd ’19 conference in Bendigo, recently, about ways dairy farmers can reduce the use of antibiotics on-farm. ...


    By Dairy News Australia

  • Varied conditions across SA dairy

    “We need to be real about how tough it is,” Mr O’Connor said. “One positive thing is that the milk price is heading in the right direction and it could be worse if that wasn’t happening.” ...


    By Dairy News Australia

  • Find your farm niche, says scholar

    Mikaela Baker took her first agricultural studies in Year 9 and after a placement on a sheep farm for one day a week was so impressed she set her goals on an agri-business career. ...


    By Dairy News Australia

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