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02 May 2019
Warm Temperatures See Dairy Production Levels Dive
NEW ZEALAND - Hot weather earlier in the year is being blamed for a marked drop in dairy production during March, compared with the same period last year. ...
Spot Checks Pilot Adds Weight to Quality Assurance Standards
SCOTLAND, UK - The organisations which represent Scotland’s cattle and sheep farmers are backing a move by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) to pilot a spot checks visits programme as part of its Cattle and Sheep Quality Assurance Scheme. ...
IFA Says Taoiseach's Words Must be Backed Up by Action
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said the acknowledgement by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar that funding was required to address the Brexit crisis for beef farmers was significant, but it must be followed by action....
01 May 2019
CME: Several Factors Affect Cattle Industry in 2019
US - Tight hay stocks, poor feedlot performance, and strong winter storms have taken its toll on many throughout the cattle industry this year, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Chronic Oversupply, Depressed Prices Plague Dairy Industry
US - In response to sustained depressed milk prices, chronic oversupply, farm-level consolidation, and a wave of farm closures, the US House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture yesterday held a hearing on the state of the dairy economy....
Culinary Training Introduces Indonesian Chefs to New Ideas for Serving US Pork, Beef
SINGAPORE - Introducing US beef and pork cuts and menu ideas to Indonesian chefs, USMEF conducted a US meat culinary programme in Singapore. ...
Food Packaging Claims Mislead Consumers with Ideas of Health
GLOBAL - Researchers have found that the type of healthy claims on certain food products can be completely uncorrelated with actual nutritional quality. ...
IFA Protest at Cabinet Meeting Start of Farmer Rebellion Against Brexit Losses
IRELAND - Addressing the IFA protest on Brexit losses outside the Cabinet meeting in Cork today, IFA President Joe Healy accused the Taoiseach and the Government of failing beef farmers who have suffered losses of €100m from Brexit....
30 April 2019
CME: Total Commercial Cattle Slaughter in March Down
US - The official USDA-NASS statistics for US beef, pork and poultry production were released last week, which allows us to finalise the numbers for Q1 supplies, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Russia Defies EEC Resolution on Belarusian Dairy Products
RUSSIA - Russia has refused to comply with the decision of the Eurasian Economic Commission on admission of Belarusian dairy products to its market, the first deputy chief of staff at Russian government, Sergei Prikhodko, said on 28 April, "Prime" reports....
For Low-income Countries, Climate Action Pays Off by 2050
GLOBAL - Successful global efforts to substantially limit greenhouse gas emissions would likely boost GDP growth of poorer countries over the next 30 years....
Refreshed Dairy Focus for AHDB
SCOTLAND, UK - AHDB is now recruiting an additional person to work with Scottish dairy farmers, after the Scottish Dairy Hub officially moved to NFUS in February. ...
IFA: Beef Farmers Tired of Listening to Empty Promises; 'Time for Delivery'
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said beef farmers are fed up hearing empty promises from politicians about what they will do on Brexit. ...
29 April 2019
IFA to Protest Over €100m Brexit Beef Losses at Cabinet Meeting
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy on Friday announced details of an IFA protest at the Cabinet meeting in Cork this Wednesday....
Farm Events Aim to Increase Pasture Profitability
UK - Three beef and lamb producers involved in the GrassCheckGB project will host grassland management events in May to share knowledge and help others increase profits from their pastures....
FAO Vaccinates 120,000 Livestock in Borno
NIGERIA - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has commenced the vaccination of over 120,000 livestock in Borno State....
Dairy Rules Put on Hold Pending Talks
KENYA - The dairy draft regulations will undergo a review after Kenya Dairy Board offered to open fresh talks with farmers....
Arla Foods Amba Confirms Hold for May Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods amba’s on account price for conventional and organic milk will remain the same for May 2019. ...
NAMI President Gets Firsthand Look at US Red Meat’s Success in Japan, Korea
JAPAN & SOUTH KOREA - Last week Julie Anna Potts, president and CEO of the North American Meat Institute (NAMI), made her first visit to two of the leading destinations for US beef and pork – Japan and South Korea....
Adisseo and Kemin announce joint decision to not renew existing ruminant distribution agreement
Today, Adisseo and Kemin have announced the decision to not renew their distribution agreement involving the Smartamine®, MetaSmart® and Microvit® A Supra Ruminant products in EMEA, beyond its current term – which ends on 31st of December 2019....
26 April 2019
Seminar Creates Awareness for US Beef in Georgia’s Growing HRI Sector
GEORGIA - Focusing on high-quality and alternative cuts of US beef, USMEF conducted a seminar and tasting for hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) professionals in Georgia. ...
Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI to be High Profile at HK Event
HONG KONG - Two of Scotland’s most iconic foods – Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI – are set to be high profile in Hong Kong next month at HOFEX, Asia’s leading food and hospitality trade show....
Three More Belarusian Dairy Companies Gain Access to Chinese Market
BELARUS - Another three Belarusian dairy companies have been authorized to sell their products on the Chinese market, BelTA learned from Press Secretary of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry Zinaida Bereshchenko....
Tax Evaders Blamed for Beef Shortage
ZIMBABWE - Livestock farmers are reluctant to pay animal tax, a situation which has negatively affected the supply of beef in Manicaland, as buyers face difficulties in acquiring clearance letters....
25 April 2019
CME: US Beef Exports from Jan-March Down Compared to 2018
US - The regular weekly update on US beef and pork exports was published this morning and below we offer a brief recap, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
ITC Enters Dairy Market in Kerala
INDIA - ITC Limited said it has forayed into the rapidly growing ready-to-milk, milk-based beverages market in Kerala with the launch of Sunfeast Wonderz Milk....
Crisis in Belgian Beef, Fruit Sectors Officially Recognised
BELGIUM - The beef, apple and pear sectors are in crisis, according to Federal Agriculture Minister Denis Ducarme, who is offering to postpone or cancel the social security contributions to be paid by the farmers concerned....
Bew Review Must Deliver for Scotland on Convergence
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has repeated its position that Scotland’s farm funding shortfall of almost £190 million must be addressed in the current Review of Intra-UK Allocation of Domestic Farm Funding, being led by Lord Bew....
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