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A new e-learning training module on ‘Improved Feeding Management’ released


Feed and feeding is the foundation of dairy production. It impacts almost every sector of the dairy production – from animal reproduction, health and welfare – to environment, animal product safety and quality. Feed cost accounts for up to 70% the total cost of production, and economic viability and sustainability of dairy production hinges on feed and feeding. Producing more milk from less feed is the key to sustainable dairying. This e-learning course comprises of 16 modules, which provides a concise but thorough information on feeding management of dairy farms in the tropics. [...]

ANNOUNCEMENT

Woman making test in a laboratoryLaunch of an FAO-IAG Ring Test for Feed Analysis Laboratories in February 2015. As in 2014, this year as well a ring test for the feed analysis laboratories will be organized by FAO jointly with the International Analytical Group, Vienna, Austria. An announcement will be soon made available [know more about the Ring Test]

Organisms resistant to antimicrobial medicinesWebinar on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Surveillance. 5 February. The Webinar will present the ecosystems of AMR, its dynamics the transfer at the bacteria level and the surveillance of antimicrobial usage surveillance. It will run for 1.5 hours and will be recorded. Participation is free of charge. Click here to subscribe. If you want to know more [...]

FOCUS ON

  • Animal Genetic Resources: a safety net for the future [...]
  • FAO DAIRY PRICE INDEX – December 2014 [...]