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07 November 2018
Research: Can new marker identify mastitis resistance?
New research to study what genetically separates dairy cows that are more resistant to mastitis versus those that are more susceptible has identified a new marker that could be the key, according to Dr. Gina Pighetti, associate professor at the University...
02 November 2018
Quebec to be Compensated for Losses from USMCA Deal
CANADA - Quebec dairy farmers will be compensated for losses they might suffer in the new trade deal with the US and Mexico....
Kiwi Dairy Company Could Face Court Action in US Due to False Advertising
NEW ZEALAND - The US dairy industry has restated its view that the a2 Milk Company (a2MC) is making false claims in its advertising in the United States....
President Commissions Dairy Plant
ZIMBABWE - President Mnangagwa commissioned Innscor Africa Holdings’ Prodairy Milk Processing Plant in Ruwa on Wednesday....
Glanbia: Year Progressing as Planned; Good Delivery Till Q3/2018
IRELAND - For the nine month period ended 29 September 2018, Glanbia's Group Managing Director Siobhán Talbot reports that the year is progressing as planned, with volume growth of 6.7 per cent during the first nine months of the year....
BCCI Says 'No Beef' on Menu for Indian Players Ahead of Cricket Australia
AUSTRALIA - The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has reportedly asked Cricket Australia (CA) to remove beef from the Indian squad’s menu when the team travels "down under" for a two-month tour in November....
MP Elections: Congress, BJP Trade Charges over Depleting Cattle Strength
INDIA - Less than a month before Madhya Pradesh goes to poll, Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) traded charges over depleting strength of cows in the state and proliferation of slaughterhouses on Wednesday....
AHDB Beef & Lamb Seeks Industry Members for Major Beef Project
UK - AHDB Beef & Lamb is urging anyone in the beef industry with an interest in beef cattle nutrition and performance to get involved in helping to shape a new project to deliver improved beef cattle feeding guidelines....
Dutch Dairy Giant to Help Rural Women in China Earn More
CHINA - Dutch global dairy giant Royal FrieslandCampina NV said it plans to train 3,000 poverty-stricken women from rural areas to become maternity nannies in the next three years, and provide nutritional products for 7,000 children in need....
01 November 2018
CME: Choice Cattle Prices Parallel Decline in Choice Beef Values
US - One of the surprises in the cattle and beef markets so far this year is the avoidance of a collapse in Choice beef prices at the wholesale level during the second half of the year, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Genes that Could Lead to Improvement of Beef Cattle Identified
BRAZIL - Beef cattle improvement programs have focused for decades on promoting the rapid growth of calves. Now, the goal is to improve other traits, such as meat tenderness or ribeye muscle area....
Pelwatte Dairy Commissions Milk Powder Plant in Buttala
SRI LANKA - Sri Lanka’s 100 per cent local dairy manufacturer, Pelwatte Dairy Industries Limited (PDIL) further expanded its operations by commissioning a new milk powder plant within its factory complex in Buttala recently....
Westland Milk Lowers Forecast Payout on Falling Dairy Prices
NEW ZEALAND - Westland Milk Products lowered its forecast payout for the current season by as much as 6.6 per cent due to the decline in global dairy prices and butter in particular....
Agriterra, FrieslandCampina to Continue Partnership
NETHERLANDS - Earlier this week, Hein Schumacher, Chief Executive Officer of FrieslandCampina, and Marc Calon, Chairman of the Board of Agriterra, signed an agreement to extend the partnership between the two organisations for another period of five years....
Further Changes in Corporate Functions as Arla Continues to Transform
GLOBAL - This week, Arla Foods announced further changes to a number of its corporate Group functions as part of the ongoing transformation programme Calcium....
Red Meat Production Pays Price of Extreme Weather
UK - The extreme weather of 2018 has made its mark on pork, beef and lamb production, according to AHDB’s latest "Red Meat Outlooks". ...
Global Food Prices Dip in October
GLOBAL - International food commodity prices dipped in October, as falling dairy, meat and vegetable oils prices more than offset a surge in sugar prices, the United Nations said today....
31 October 2018
CME: Fewer Cattle Moving to Slaughter Plants in September
US - One less weekday for marketing cattle in September versus a year earlier framed the theme of fewer cattle moving to slaughter plants last month, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
UK Meat, Dairy Showcased at SIAL Paris
PARIS - Quality cuts of beef, lamb and pork as well as a selection of dairy products from the UK were showcased in Paris last week at one of the largest and leading food fairs in the world....
Govt of Canada Announces New Working Groups for Dairy Sector
CANADA - Canada's farmers and food businesses are vital to Canada's prosperity, creating good jobs, growing the middle class, supporting rural communities, and bringing high-quality products to the tables of Canadian consumers....
EU Parliament Vote on CAP Budget Cannot be Ignored, Says IFA President
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said the vote in the European Parliament this week on the EU Budget shows there is strong momentum to reverse the cuts proposed by the Commission. Mr Healy said IFA would be continuing its campaign to deliver a CAP Budget...
Early Warning Health, Welfare System Could Save Farmers Millions
UK - A new early warning system to alert farmers to the risk of disease among their young cattle stock is being developed by experts at The University of Nottingham....
Weaning Time: 'House of Horrors' for Young Calves
US - Come weaning time, there’s a seemingly never-ending house of horrors awaiting young calves....
Union Hits Road to Determine Future Agricultural Policy for Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland is taking to the road as it seeks the views of its members on what a new agricultural policy for Scotland should include....
30 October 2018
CME: Beef Demand High This Year
US - Red meat and poultry production numbers were published last Thursday and this helps add a few more data points to the supply/demand picture for the month of September, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Border Seminar Designed to Ease Export of US Red Meat to Mexico
MEXICO - With a goal of assuring smooth and consistent movement of US red meat across key border points, USMEF participated in a border seminar hosted by COMECARNE (the Mexican Meat Council) in Veracruz, Mexico....
Food Fest Highlights US Beef in Germany’s Capital City
GERMANY - Introducing US beef to restaurant operators in Germany’s capital city, USMEF participated in Berlin Food Week, an annual festival that features consumer workshops, celebrity chefs and special menu promotions. ...
FAO: Harnessing Power of Livestock to Drive Sustainable Development
GLOBAL - A new FAO report highlights the multiple contributions made by the global livestock sector — especially to the lives of millions of poor, animal-dependent small-scale producers in developing countries — but also says that changes in policies...
 
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