Agriculture, fishing - Mynewsdesk Mynewsdesk news feed directly from the source Agriculture, fishing - Mynewsdesk 128 23 15 Marketing Darfur: can trade bring peace and stability to a troubled region? Mon, 23 May 2016 16:08:00 +0100 How Practical Action is helping to bring together conflicting communities by re-establishing traditional farmland, trading routes and markets. Practical Action Confirmation of the Arla Foods milk price Mon, 23 May 2016 12:01:00 +0100 The Arla Foods amba on-account price will reduce, with effect from 1 June 2016, by 1.3 eurocents per kg. When applied to the UK standard litre it equates to a reduction of one pence, taking the UK standard litre to 19.12 pence. Arla Foods Amba ​Record number of Arla farmer owners opening their gates for Open Farm Sunday Thu, 19 May 2016 11:56:58 +0100 Arla Foods, the farmer-owned dairy company and a principal sponsor of Open Farm Sunday 2016, is anticipating a record number of visitors through the gates of its owners’ farms on farming’s national open day, June 5th. Arla Foods Amba Arla Foods opens new site in Senegal Wed, 18 May 2016 09:43:00 +0100 Arla’s new Dano® milk powder packaging facility has been officially opened in Dakar, capital of Senegal. The new site is an important step for the farmer-owned dairy company as it pursues its 2020 strategy with Senegal a significant gateway to further expansion in the West African region. Arla Foods Amba Arla incentivises more GM free feed Fri, 13 May 2016 09:18:07 +0100 ​Farmer-owned Arla has taken the decision to start to incentivise more farmers to convert to GM free feed. The market is increasingly willing to pay a price premium and Arla is in a favourable position to capture this new opportunity. Arla Foods Amba Smashing Pumpkins! Thousands of landless farmers to turn sand flats into fields Fri, 13 May 2016 07:05:00 +0100 Practical Action's radical climate change adaptation project in Bangladesh is set for a £1m expansion over the next two years, after a successful fundraising appeal, matched by the UK Government. Practical Action Staff at James Martin’s restaurant develop specialist meat knowledge Tue, 03 May 2016 16:15:02 +0100 James Martin’s Manchester restaurant has become the first in the North West to train staff in meat knowledge and quality. Eblex The herring genome provides new insight on how species adapt to their environment Tue, 03 May 2016 06:26:00 +0100 How species genetically adapt to their environment is a central question related to the evolution of biodiversity. In a new study scientists at Uppsala University and their colleagues report that whole genome sequencing of Atlantic and Baltic herring revealed hundreds of loci underlying adaptation to the brackish Baltic Sea or timing of reproduction. The study is published today in eLife. Uppsala universitet Confirmation of the Arla Foods milk price Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:02:50 +0100 The Arla Foods amba on-account price will reduce, with effect from 1 May 2016, by one eurocent per kg. Arla Foods Amba Third Meat Business Women event set to help females reach their peak Thu, 07 Apr 2016 16:34:40 +0100 The third networking event for women working in the UK meat industry will take place at Ironmonger’s Hall in London on May 25. Eblex The 'Milk Drinker' has landed: Arla Cravendale partners with 'Eddie the Eagle' the movie Wed, 09 Mar 2016 09:01:00 +0000 Filtered milk brand, Arla Cravendale® from farmer-owned dairy company, Arla Foods has partnered with Lionsgate UK to support the release of ‘Eddie the Eagle’ in cinemas on April 1st. The film is based on the inspirational true story of ski jumper Michael ‘Eddie the Eagle’ Edwards and his quest to reach the Winter Olympics. Arla Foods Amba ​Arla Foods UK comments on EFRA Committee farmgate prices report Wed, 02 Mar 2016 11:31:01 +0000 David Christensen, Arla farmer owner and Board of Representative member, and Ash Amirahmadi, head of milk and member services comment on the EFRA Committee farmgate prices report. Arla Foods Amba Herd of cows take over Brighton beach for Arla 'Best of Both' campaign Tue, 01 Mar 2016 17:48:00 +0000 Breakfast was on Arla® BOB for unsuspecting Brightoners, as a 14-strong herd of yellow and white cows took to their beach yesterday to raise awareness of Arla's latest innovation. Early morning visitors were treated to breakfast made with Arla BOB (Arla 'Best of Both'), the new branded milk; fat-free milk that tastes as good as semi-skimmed, packaged with a distinctive yellow top. Arla Foods Amba ÅF designs record large processing plant for reusable items in the food industry Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:57:49 +0000 ​ÅF will design and deliver a new logistics and processing plant in Västerås for the handling and washing of returnable, reusable boxes and pallets used in the consumer goods and food industries. The client is Svenska Retursystem and the assignment is worth SEK 15 million. ÅF AB ​Arla’s Annual Report 2015 available online Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:21:15 +0000 Arla has published its full annual report 2015, including all available financial figures, updates on Arla’s strategy, markets, and cost saving programmes. Arla Foods Amba ​Arla Foods reports on its responsibility progress in 2015 Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:14:42 +0000 Milk’s health benefits and farmer-ownership are two main topics covered in Arla’s new CSR report for 2015, which also includes assessments from four external experts. Arla Foods Amba Better technology could take agriculture halfway towards climate targets Wed, 24 Feb 2016 09:00:37 +0000 Unless greenhouse gas emissions from food consumption are reduced substantially, EU climate targets will not be met, according to a new study from Swedish researchers. Currently accounting for about 25 percent of greenhouse gas emissions, emissions from food and agriculture need to be cut by about three-quarters by 2050 to meet the targets. Chalmers tekniska högskola ​Arla Foods amba maintains milk price Mon, 22 Feb 2016 12:01:46 +0000 Arla Foods amba is maintaining its on-account milk price at 21.81 pence per litre, through March 2016, for its 12,600 owners, including around 2,700 from the UK. Arla Foods Amba ​Arla Foods UK business group delivers strong 2015 as full year results are announced Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:06:18 +0000 Arla Foods, the farmer-owned dairy company, has today released its Group 2015 results, outlining a robust performance across its organisation. Arla’s largest business group, the UK market, played a significant role in delivering a strong year of improved performance. Arla Foods Amba ÅF builds new dairy for DalsSpira Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 +0000 ÅF has signed a contract with DalsSpira Mejeri for the delivery of a new dairy plant. The contract is worth about SEK 12 million with the new dairy being completed in June 2016. ÅF is also responsible for relocating the current goat’s milk dairy to the new plant, which will have the capacity to produce up to 14,000 litres of milk per day. ÅF AB