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Pig farmers’ onslaught continues as marketplace stays challenging

Pic : Lorraine O’Sullivan The normal pig cost during a impulse is €1.36 – €1.38/kg. Sows are creation reduction than €0.50/kg. It would take a really good boar to make €80, a run organisation orator has claimed. Chair of a Irish Farmers’ Association’s (IFA’s) Pig Committee, Tom Hogan, continued: “If we were to go on […]

GFAR / GODAN / CTA webinar "Data and Agri-food Systems: Past, Present and Future"

Presenter: Ajit Maru Thursday 10 May 2018, 2pm CEST Webinar held. Recording accessible here: As partial of a work on farmers’ rights to information and following adult on a face-to-face march on Farmers’ Access to Data orderly in Centurion in Nov 2017, GFAR continues a partnership with a Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition beginning […]

GFAR / GODAN / CTA / KTBL e-consultation on ethical, authorised and process aspects of open information inspiring farmers

The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR), the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative (GODAN), the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft (KTBL) entice we to an e-consultation on ethical, authorised and process aspects of open information inspiring smallholder farmers. The forum will take place on a […]

US agribusiness lobbyists paid for outing by David Davis

A six-day outing to a US by former Brexit secretary David Davis was partly saved by an American lobbying organization that is purported to foster weakening European Union regulations on environmental and food standards. The Oklahoma-based organisation, a E Foundation, paid £5,362 to Davis, who was accompanied by associate Brexiter Owen Paterson on a outing […]

13th European IFSA Symposium: Farming systems confronting uncertainties and enhancing opportunities

The 13th European Farming Systems Symposium (IFSA – European Group) will be hold in a Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, and hosted by a Lab. of Agricultural Extension, Rural Systems Rural Sociology, Dept. of Agricultural Economics Rural Development, Agricultural University of Athens. For this Symposium, we acquire a farrago of perspectives on tillage systems and opposite […]