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Lots of hot air in Savory supporter's climate change arguments

I was recently requested to comment on a 2011 TEDx presentation by Tony Lovell. [1] It seems the video of the presentation has been posted in recent climate change discussions involving the impact of animal agriculture. 2,020 more words

Climate Change

Indian Heat Wave Claims More Lives as Drought Worsens

A heat wave sweeping several parts of India has taken more lives, with 16 deaths due to sunstroke recorded across two states on Thursday. 134 more words

Strawberry Transplant Time

The strawberries have been putting out new runners for a while now and today I made up a new bed to transplant some of the runners into. 471 more words


GPS virtual fencing for livestock trial

By Chloe Mitchell, ASAS/ASAP communications intern

Agersens, a Melbourne technology startup company, has developed a GPS collar and smart phone app system for beef and dairy cattle. 226 more words


Conference keynote speaker in the news

Dr. Temple Grandin, keynote speaker at Animal Production 2016, held 4-7 July in Adelaide, is featured on collectible trading cards by the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). 55 more words

Animal Production 2016

Bee Virus Spread is Human-Made


Varroa on pupa.

Credit: Professor Stephen Martin, University of Salford

Bee virus spread is humanmade, driven by European honeybee populations

[repost: http://www.sciencedaily-com/releases/2016/02/160204150617-htm%5D

Date:February 4, 2016… 711 more words


Irish Aid delegation tours Livestock and Fish smallholder pig value chain project sites in Uganda

Frank Kirwan, Head of Cooperation at the Irish Embassy in Uganda hands over a copy of the business plan for the proposed central pig abattoir to Sam Ssekyondwa, chairman of the Greater Masaka pig farmers Union. 429 more words