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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 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 Welsh 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. ...
View news from India India's First Cattle Welfare Guidelines: What Do They Mean?
INDIA - A new national welfare code will set a baseline for keeping livestock in India, World Animal Protection told TheCattleSite in an interview. ...
View news from United States Transdermal Pour-on Solution Offers Novel Application
US - MSD Animal Health today introduced a transdermal pour-on solution which delivers consistent efficacy proven to reduce pyrexia (fever) associated with bovine respiratory disease (BRD). ...
View news from United States Learning From Weathermen: How Are Cattle Dictated By Weather?
US - Decades of government data is offering an insight into how seasonal weather has dictated cattle production. ...
View news from United Kingdom Food Labels Can Reduce Environmental Impacts of Livestock
US - With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production....
View news from China Chinese Food Prices Show Slight Fall
CHINA – Chinese farm produce prices fell slightly in the second week of October, according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
View news from United States CME: Beef/Dairy Cow Slaughter Lower than Expected
US - The turkey business struggled mightly in the wake of the 2012 crop, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Agrees to Offer from SHV
THE NETHERLANDS - SHV and Nutreco are together recommending a cash offer of €40 per share for all shares of Nutreco....
Monday, October 20, 2014
View news from Ireland Farm Group Hits Out at Glanbia Milk Cuts
IRELAND – Cuts made by Irish dairy processor Glanbia are ‘unfair, unsustainable and unacceptable’, says an Irish Farmers’ Association spokesperson....
View news from Algeria Flow of French Cattle to Algeria Resumes
ALGERIA – Live French cattle imports into Algeria have recommenced after stabilization of a foot and mouth disease outbreak confirmed this summer....
View news from Korea, South Highlights from the World Organisation for Animal Health Conference
SOUTH KOREA - The third Global Conference of Reference Centres of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) was held in Incheon (Seoul), Korea (Rep. of) from 14 to 16 October 2014....
View news from United Kingdom Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship Available
UK - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is inviting applications for an Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship to enable a promising veterinary graduate to undertake a three-year programme of research leading to a PhD degree....
View news from United States Bumper Soybean and Corn Harvests Ahead
US - Corn prices are going to be almost $3.50 below two years ago after a record crop, analysts are predicting. ...
View news from Brazil Brazil to Intensify Beef Production
BRAZIL – In response to rising global beef demand, Brazil is set to step up the rapid intensification of its beef production sector over the next 10 years, enabling the industry to expand into higher-value export markets....
View news from Global ADB, Japan Support South Asia Push to End Spread of Livestock Disease
ASIA - A new $2 million grant from the Asia Development Bank is to support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock diseases like foot and mouth and avian flu which have caused billions of dollars of losses to farmers and economies in recent...
Friday, October 17, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Recognition for Professionalism in Agriculture
UK - A British professional accreditation for people working in agriculture has been launched by the Institute of Agricultural Management (IAgrM)....
View news from Global Market Analyst: How is Ebola Affecting Livestock Markets?
ANALYSIS - Increasing uncertainty in the spread of ebola has largely impacted livestock markets this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
View news from New Zealand New Zealanders to See 3 Months into Future
ANALYSIS - A three month milk production and price forecaster, designed by the New Zealand stock exchange, is one of the latest tools dairy farmers have in coping with market volatility....
View news from European Union Russian Trade Ban, Other Trade Issues Discussed at EU Agriculture Council
EU - Europe 2020 strategy, international trade issues, African swine fever and the Russian ban on agricultural products were debated at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting earlier this week. ...
View news from European Union EU Research Turning Food Waste into Feed
EU - Global demand for food is expected to increase by 70 per cent by 2050, while a steep increase in biomass use will also put pressure on agriculture....
 
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