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Russian poultry exports creep into the EU

Russia’s much wanted access into the EU poultry export market received a recent boost with the addition of another poultry facility being approved for exports. A quota issue means that progress is still slow, however.

#HamsAcrossAmerica Encourages Giving

This Giving Tuesday, the Pork Checkoff is encouraging pig farmers to pay-it-forward with a new holiday campaign called #HamsAcrossAmerica. This first annual event encourages farmers and others involved in the pork industry to show their...Show More Summary

Natural dairy product launched in Europe

At the recently held EuroTier exhibition, Global nutritional health company Diamond V officially launched its natural nutritional health product for the European dairy market.

European and Canadian civil society groups call for rejection of CETA

We, the undersigned civil society organisations from Canada and Europe, hereby express our deep concern about the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada. During the long process of the deal’s negotiations and legal check, we repeatedly pointed out major problems with the CETA text. Show More Summary

Solidarity statement: The repression and criminalization of Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement must stop!

Early on the morning of November 4, armed police raided the “Escola Nacional Florestan Fernandes” (ENFF) in Guararema, Sao Paulo, detained members of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST) members and fired live ammunition. We call...Show More Summary

Tanimura & Antle names brand marketing, communications leader

Samantha Cabaluna, who helped build Earthbound Farm into a recognized organic brand nationally, has joined Tanimura & Antle. Samantha Cabaluna, who helped build Earthbound Farm into a recognized organic brand nationally, has joined Tanimura & Antle.

MountainKing Potatoes promoting smaller packages

Houston-based MountainKing Potatoes features its 1.5-pound, 3-pound and 4-count packages in its latest retail promotion. Houston-based MountainKing Potatoes features its 1.5-pound, 3-pound and 4-count packages in its latest retail promotion.

Dave’s Specialty Imports hires three

Miami-based Dave’s Specialty Imports Inc. has added employees in sales, new business development and administration in recent months. Miami-based Dave’s Specialty Imports Inc. has added employees in sales, new business development and administration in recent months.

Groomin Room is a spa for your favorite canine

Sydney, a 200-pound Newfoundland, and Beatrixx, an American Staghound, get the royal treatment. Their owner, Rachel, is a dog groomer. Rachel Pittner, owner of the Groomin’ Room in Minden, Neb., has always loved dogs. That led her to...Show More Summary

Vida Fresh debuts new look

Morro Bay, Calif.-based Vida Fresh Inc. has updated its website, rolled out new tags for its herbs and expanded its sales department. Morro Bay, Calif.-based Vida Fresh Inc. has updated its website, rolled out new tags for its herbs and expanded its sales department.

Demand for #Ag Management Specialists Increasing

Author Maggie Hammond, special to AgWired The economy is improving rapidly these past couple of years, with agriculture being one of the industries that powered the shift towards a better economy in general. The industry itself is expanding rapidly. Show More Summary

Pastures For Pollinators is a Winner

A new clover seed mixture developed by Grassland Oregon (GO) is a win-win for livestock producers and the environment. Pastures for Pollinators is a seed blend including a variety of flowering annual clovers that could help enhance pollinator habitat nationwide, according to GO co-founder Risa DeMasi. Show More Summary

Farm Foundation Forum on New Farm Bill

The current Farm Bill may not expire for two years yet but the process of making a new one is already starting to get in motion. The “Next Farm Bill: What are the Agendas?” will be the topic for the Farm Foundation® Forum this Wednesday, November 30. Invited to present perspectives from their respective stakeholder groups are: • Chuck Conner,... Read More

#IFAJ17 Heading to South Africa

“Africa – it’s time” is the theme for the 2017 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) World Congress April 2-8 in Gauteng- and the Western Cape of South Africa. Why South Africa? For the world to feed the estimated population of 9 billion people by 2050, an increase of at least 70% in production will be required. At present the... Read More

Russia: New insurance programme for pig farmers

The Russian National Union of Agricultural Insurers has started working on a special insurance programme for the country’s pig industry.

Practical Guide to Common Sandhills Conservation Practices now available

The Sandhills of Nebraska is the largest sand dune formation in the Western Hemisphere, spanning almost 20,000 square miles. In addition to its geological importance, the region also serves as home to a significant community of birds and various species at risk, and provides grazing habitat for cattle. Show More Summary

Chiquita banana receives praise for sustainability

Customers and employees of German retail group REWE voted the Chiquita banana one of the country’s top three most sustainable food products. Customers and employees of German retail group REWE voted the Chiquita banana one of the country’s top three most sustainable food products.

Rainier Fruit launches holiday social media contest

Selah, Wash.-based Rainier Fruit plans to award a prize pack including a FitBit Blaze and a NutriNinja to the winner of its holiday social media contest. Selah, Wash.-based Rainier Fruit plans to award a prize pack including a FitBit Blaze and a NutriNinja to the winner of its holiday social media contest.

NatureFresh picks its first Ohio-grown Tomz tomatoes

Ontario, Canada-based Nature Fresh Farm Sales has started picking its first Ohio-grown Tomz snacking tomatoes. Ontario, Canada-based Nature Fresh Farm Sales has started picking its first Ohio-grown Tomz snacking tomatoes.

Philadelphia wholesale market wins food waste challenge

The Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market won the U.S. Department of Agriculture Terminal Market U.S. Food Waste Challenge. The Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market won the U.S. Department of Agriculture Terminal Market U.S. Food Waste Challenge.

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