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Friday, October 24, 2014
View news from Germany Biomin: Dramatic Change Needed for Sustainability
GERMANY - The 6th World Nutrition Forum in Munich ended two full days of stimulating sessions with plenty of food-for-thought on issues of sustain:ability across a range of topics — from the animal sciences to management, economics and philosophy....
View news from United States World Dairy Expo Futurity Entries Due Soon
US - Dairy cattle exhibitors are encouraged to enter animals for the 2017 World Dairy Expo International Futurity. ...
View news from European Union Blutongue Continues Spread Through Italy, Romania This Week
ITALY and ROMANIA - Bluetongue has continued its spread through sheep, goat and cattle farms this week in Italy and Romania....
View news from India Indian Feed Association Acts as Platform to Resolve Livestock Issues
INDIA - The Compound Feed Manufacturers Association (CLFMA) of India which plays a very important role in Indian feed market has got a new chairman. 5m Publishing spoke to Amit Saraogi (pictured), new chairman about his priorities and challenges facing...
View news from India India’s Vegatable Oil Imports up 21 Per Cent in Sept 2014
INDIA - India has recorded a 21 per cent increase in vegetable oil imports for September 2014 at 1.04 million tonnes....
View news from United States CME: Reductions in Stocks of Frozen Meat and Poultry
US - Stocks of frozen meat and poultry in US cold storage warehouses remained constant during September and finished the month 8.8 per cent lower than one year ago, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from United States APHIS Adjusts BSE Sampling Protocols
US - The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services has stopped collecting samples from calves less than 12 months of age as part of its ongoing bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) surveillance testing....
View news from European Union Beef Recalled over Anthrax Scare
EU - The Dutch food safety authority NVWA has recalled a batch of beef from the market over fears that it is contaminated with anthrax....
View news from European Union New Director for Agriculture at EU
EU - Christina Borchmann has been appointed as Director of "Audit of agricultural expenditure" in the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development....
View news from United Kingdom Stirling Beef Shorthorns Meet Solid Commercial Demand
US - Beef Shorthorns met a strong, level demand driven by the commercial sector in Stirling on Monday 20 October at the breed’s official autumn sale where bidding peaked at 6,500gns and 90 females sold to average £2,172 and achieve over 90 per cent...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
View news from Global Russia Most Active in WTO Over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organization in August 2012, Russia has become one of the most active members of the body dealing food safety and animal health issues – the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Committee....
View news from Ireland Irish Milk Production Already Seven per cent Over Quota
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, has said that the total volume of milk supplies up to the end of September 2014, taking into account the relevant butterfat adjustment, leave Ireland 6.93 per cent over-quota....
View news from Australia Theileriosis Disease Discovered in Australian Cattle
AUSTRALIA - Biosecurity SA has identified the cattle disease Theileriosis in South Australia at a farm in the State’s south-east....
View news from United States CME: USDA Cattle On Feed
US - Analysts expect, on average, USDA’s October Cattle on Feed report to indicate that September placements were slightly larger than one year ago, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from Global Call for US to Comply with WTO Ruling
US/CANADA - The Canadian government has called on the US to end its “protectionist policy” and comply with the World Trade Organization’s decision over Country of Origin Labelling....
View news from United States CME: Celebrations For Long Serving USDA Chairman
US - Many members of the market analyst community joined together Monday to honor long time USDA World Agricultural Outlook Board Chairman Dr Jerry Bange’s devoted service to US agriculture, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from Mexico Bachoco Reports Strong Performance in Third Quarter
MEXICO - Commenting on the company's third-quarter results, just published, Industrias Bachoco's CEO reports that stable supply and lower costs in Mexico and the US contributed to higher profits and gross margin than a year ago....
View news from United Kingdom £5 Million Boost for Food Security
UK - £5 million is being invested in UK businesses and universities to combat some of the world's greatest agricultural challenges such as food security and sustainability, weed control and livestock disease....
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
View news from Global WTO Finds US COOL Restricts Beef, Pork Trade
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization has found that amendments made to its Country of Origin Labelling Rules have made them more restrictive for countries such as Canada and Mexico rather than simplifying them....
View news from United Kingdom Animal Pychology in Focus at Agricultural Safety Workshop
UK - Agricultural workers can get an insight into animal psychology as part of efforts to improve farm safety while handling cattle....
View news from Global Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses....
View news from United Kingdom Retailers Urged Not to Make Dairy Farmers Pay for Cut Price Milk
UK - With mounting concern over the falling milk price on global markets, the National Farmers Union (NFU) dairy board chairman Rob Harrison has issued a rallying call to processors, retailers, and policy makers both in the UK and the EU to work together...
View news from United States Ranching with Risk: What Does the Weather Say?
US - Ranchers in the northern plains could optimise stocking density and maximise calf development by learning from decades of weather research....
View news from Russian Federation Russia Extends EU Food Import Ban on Safety Grounds
RUSSIA - Rosselkhoznadzor as announced the introduction of temporary restrictions on the import of some meat products from the European Union....
View news from United Kingdom Over-grooming Risks Apply to Animals as well as Humans
UK - Over-grooming fingernails and toenails could potentially lead to serious nail conditions. Experts from Nottingham University's School of Veterinary Medicine and Science say that this research will improve understanding of disease in the hooves of...
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Sees Revenues Fall
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal nutrition, feed and meat company saw its revenue in the third quarter of the year fall by 4.1 per cent to €1,428.9 million....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
View news from European Union Bluetongue Strikes in Montenegro, Hungary
EUROPE – Montenegro and Hungary are the latest nations to confirm Bluetongue virus outbreaks, joining a growing list of infected countries in the Balkans region....
View news from United Kingdom Cornish Dairy Beats Giants in Butter Competition
UK - Trewithen Dairy is celebrating a major national achievement after beating a major national brand to take Gold in The Grocer New Product Awards. ...
 
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