Archive for June, 2013

  • Online Animal Agriculture & Climate Change Course

    Thursday, June 13th, 2013

    The Animal Agriculture and Climate Change online course will provide an in-depth understanding of the relationship between animal agriculture and climate change, both nationally and regionally, right from your office or home.   This 12-hour, self-paced course will prepare you to discuss this new topic with your clientele and give you the resources to incorporate it [...]

  • 38 countries meet anti-hunger targets for 2015

    Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

    Thirty-eight countries have met internationally-established targets in the fight against hunger, chalking up successes ahead of a deadline set for 2015, FAO confirmed today.
    “These countries are leading the way to a better future. They are proof that with strong political will, coordination and cooperation, it is possible to achieve rapid and lasting reductions in hunger,” [...]

  • USDA and EPA Launch U.S. Food Waste Challenge

    Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the U.S. Food Waste Challenge, calling on others across the food chain—including producer groups, processors, manufacturers, retailers, communities, and other government agencies − to join the effort to reduce, recover, and recycle food waste. Secretary Tom Vilsack and EPA Acting [...]