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08 April 2019
UK Farming Unions, IFA Discuss Brexit
EU - In advance of the European Council meeting on 10 April, where an extension to Article 50 could be agreed, the NFU Scotland has met with its UK farming counterparts – NFU and NFU Cymru – at a summit in Co Fermanagh hosted by the Ulster Farmers’...
CME: Major Cattle Feeding Stations Battle Harsh Winter Weather
US - Data reported by Kansas State University (Focus on Feedlots closeout comparison for February) showed the impacts of severe winter weather and very muddy feedlot conditions, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
05 April 2019
IFA Lobbies Co-op Boards with Reasons to Hold March Milk Price
IRELAND - As the GDT records its 9th consecutive uplift (+0.8 percent), IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said the Committee would in the coming days be lobbying co-op board members to show them that they must hold the March milk price....
Classes Boost Awareness of US Beef among Chefs in UAE
UAE - Promoting US beef to chefs and representatives from the foodservice, tourism and hospitality sectors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), USMEF sponsored two separate classes during the Emirates International Salon Culinaire....
Scotch Beef Hits the Big Screen
SCOTLAND, UK - Cinema goers across Scotland will have the chance to see Quality Meat Scotland’s powerful Scotch Beef PGI TV advert as it hits the big screen from next week....
04 April 2019
Evonik announces new Canadian distribution agreement for dairy feed additive
Evonik and Halchemix Canada are pleased to announce the launch of a strategic partnership for the promotion of Evonik’s rumenprotected methionine product Mepron® in the Canadian market....
03 April 2019
A2 Milk Says Lift in Dairy Prices May Impact FY2020
NEW ZEALAND - A2 Milk Company said recent increases in dairy pricing will have an impact on gross margin percentages in the 2020 financial year but it doesn't anticipate any significant impact this year....
Chinese Dairy Giant in Talks with Fifa about Sponsoring World Cup 2022
QATAR - China’s second biggest dairy producer said it is in talks with football’s governing body about sponsoring the World Cup in Qatar in 2022 as it strives to boost its brand and gain the edge over rivals....
Rise of Veganism Threatens NZ Dairy, Meat Industry, Says Report
NEW ZEALAND - A new report claims New Zealand's dairy and meat industry is under threat from a growing global demand for vegan products....
Dairy Producer Gets 800 kWp Solar Power Plant
NAMIBIA - Cronimet Mining Power Solutions recently completed the construction of an 800 kWp solar power plant located in Windhoek to cover the energy needs and cut operational costs of Namibia Dairies....
Rare Disease Kills Cattle in Gutu
ZIMBABWE - Farmers in Gutu have raised a red flag over a rare disease that has killed over 100 cattle in the district ravaged by Cyclone Idai....
02 April 2019
Pastoralists Cry Foul Over Cattle Movement Ban
UGANDA - Pastoralists at Uganda-Tanzania border have faulted government over failure to enforce measures aimed at curbing animal diseases....
NFU Urges Public to Support Great British Beef Week Campaign
UK - NFU President Minette Batters has kicked off Great British Beef Week by pledging her support for the campaign and urging the public to get behind British beef producers....
IFA Welcomes Completion of Lakeland-LacPatrick Merger
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy welcomed yesterday's announcement of the completion of the Lakeland/LacPatrick merger. ...
New Ideas for US Beef, Pork Introduced at 'Competitive' FOODEX
JAPAN - Facing growing competition in Japan and other Asian markets, USMEF promoted US red meat by offering new dishes and fresh ideas for US beef and pork to importers, distributors, processors, foodservice operators and retailers attending the annual...
Cornell Model Helps Dairy Farms Reduce Nitrogen, Save Money
US - The Chesapeake Bay - about 235 miles down the Susquehanna River from New York's Southern Tier - and other waterways might grow cleaner, thanks to new updates and improvements in a Cornell dairy nutrition model....
CME: Cattle Slaughter in W13 Lower Than Previous Week
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. provides a brief review of key numbers from last week....
01 April 2019
Dairy Effluent Treatment System Good News for Water Quality
NEW ZEALAND - New research conducted by Lincoln University on Ravensdown’s ClearTech® farm dairy effluent (FDE) treatment system in Canterbury has shown the system could have significant environmental benefits for river, lake and groundwater quality....
US Report Slams Taiwan’s Pork, Beef Restrictions
TAIWAN - Taiwan’s restrictions on imports of pork and beef from the US remain a major barrier to trade between the two countries, according to a US report that highlights significant foreign barriers to American exports....
FAO Urges Immediate Help for Mozambique's Livestock, Fisheries Sectors
MOZAMBIQUE - The lives and livelihoods of farmers and fishers in the three Southern African countries hit by Tropical Cyclone Idai are under severe threat, with communities in Mozambique bearing a particularly heavy burden. ...
US Beef Promotions, Master Classes Focus on HRI Sector in the Baltics
LATVIA, ESTONIA & LITHUANIA - Continuing its effort to increase sales of US beef in Baltic countries, USMEF participated in Reaton Professional Days, a traveling food exhibition for foodservice clients that featured suppliers presenting food products...
Advancia is pleased to open new horizons on butyrate: from the nutrient to the messenger
Rome will host the 6th Intestinal Health Scientific Interest Group or Gut Health Seminar this week....
29 March 2019
CME: January Beef Exports Lower Compared to 2018
US - On Wednesday, USDA released a (delayed) summary of US meat trade for January. While we get reports on exports from both USDA-AMS and USDA-FAS on a weekly basis, they tend to offer an incomplete picture, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR...
Qatari Dairy Exports First Batch of Products
QATAR - In just 20 months after the blockade, Baladna Food Industries, Qatar’s largest producer of fresh dairy, has announced its first export of dairy products to Afghanistan. Qatar used to import nearly 98 percent of its dairy products before June...
US Red Meat Squeezed in Japan by Free Trade Alternatives
JAPAN - Japan is importing more pork and beef from European and North American free trade partners in a shift from the US that may impact Tokyo's upcoming trade negotiations with Washington....
Armenia Cattle Breeding Development Programme Approved
ARMENIA - At its Cabinet session on Friday, the government approved the 2019-2024 cattle-breeding development programme for Armenia....
FrieslandCampina's Member Council Approves 2018 Annual Reports
NETHERLANDS - The Member Council of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina UA yesterday adopted the annual reports of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina UA for the year 2018....
Red Meat Export Volume Fairly Steady in January
US - January exports of US beef and pork were slightly below last year’s volume levels while export value posted mixed results, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
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