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12 March 2019
View news from European Union Irish, French Farmers Re-affirm Strong Position on Brexit as Endgame Approaches
IRELAND & FRANCE - The Irish Farmers’ Association and the French farmers’ union FNSEA held a bilateral meeting in Dublin yesterday, ahead of this week’s vital Brexit votes in London....
01 March 2019
View news from European Union Arla Releases Reports on 2018 Annual Results, Social Responsibility
EU - Yesterday, farmer-owned Arla Foods published its 'Annual Report 2018' along with its 'Corporate Responsibility Report 2018'. ...
28 February 2019
View news from European Union Farmers Vote in Favour of €280 Million Payout on 8 March
EU - In a vote late on Wednesday, Arla’s Board of Representatives approved the proposal of the Board of Directors to pay out the entire annual net profit of Arla Foods to farmer owners....
27 February 2019
View news from European Union Zoonoses: Antimicrobial Resistance Shows No Signs of Slowing Down
EU - Data released yesterday by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reveal that antimicrobials used to treat diseases that can be transmitted between animals and humans, such as campylobacteriosis...
26 February 2019
View news from European Union IFA Calls for Ag Minister to Take Urgent Action in Brussels on Beef Crisis
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said Agriculture Minister Michael Creed needs to take urgent action in Brussels to drive home the magnitude of the Brexit situation for the Irish beef sector....
03 December 2018
View news from European Union ADM shines a light on its additive portfolio at EuroTier
The Cattle Site spoke to Andrew Carlson, vice president of global feed additives and ingredients, ADM, at the ever-growing trade show in Hanover. ...
23 November 2018
View news from European Union EU Dairy Farmers' Gathering Shows Slower Production
EU - Speaking following this week’s Brussels-based COPA Milk Group meeting of Europe’s dairy farmer representatives, IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan stated his fellow-farmers had confirmed lower production trends into the autumn and winter,...
19 November 2018
View news from European Union Vegetarian Diet Beats Local in Lowering Climate Footprint
EU - A study released last month provides a more comprehensive accounting of the greenhouse gas emissions from EU diets. It shows that meat and dairy products are responsible for the lion's share of greenhouse emissions from the EU diet....
31 October 2018
View news from European Union 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...
29 October 2018
View news from European Union Arla Foods UK, European Farmers Unite, Call to Avoid No Brexit Deal
UK & EU - Arla Foods joined farmer organisations from the United Kingdom (UK), Denmark, The Netherlands, Re-public of Ireland, France and Germany to call for the UK government and the European Union to pull out all the stops to avoid a No Deal BREXIT....
25 October 2018
View news from European Union EU Bans Prophylactic Use of Antibiotics in Farming
EU - The European Parliament has today (25 October 2018) approved new legislation to come into force in 2022, banning the prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming....
View news from European Union The European Roundtable for Beef Sustainability (ERBS) unites the beef value chain from farm to fork
The launch of the European Roundtable for Beef Sustainability (ERBS) emphasised the need to collaborate and to unite the European beef industry on its sustainability journey....
08 October 2018
View news from European Union EU, FAO Reaffirm Commitment to Build More Sustainable Future for All
EU - Last week, the European Union (EU) and FAO reaffirmed their commitment to tackle common global concerns such as rising hunger, bring about prosperity and peace, and build a more sustainable future for all....
27 September 2018
View news from European Union Upcoming EuroDairy Webinars This October
EU - Autumn is in full swing and AHDB Dairy has lots of EuroDairy webinars taking place over October, covering a range of interesting topics. ...
20 September 2018
View news from European Union Bayer announces Care4Cattle grant recipients in celebration of advancing cattle well-being
Three projects to receive Care4Cattle grants for innovations in advancing the well-being of cattle. Care4Cattle received over 100 entries across 37 countries, with winners selected from Australia, Brazil and the United Kingdom. ...
10 September 2018
View news from European Union EU Trade Talks with Mercosur Have No Credibility, Says IFA
EU - With EU Commission officials in Montevideo in Uruguay this week to reconvene the Mercosur trade talks, IFA President Joe Healy said the time has come for EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan to put his foot down and tell Trade Commissioner Malmstrom...
04 September 2018
View news from European Union EU Wants to Settle Beef Dispute with US in Bid to Ease Trade Tensions
EU - The European Commission announced on Monday that it wants to get mandate from European Council to open negotiations with the United States in order to settle dispute on export of US hormone-free beef in a bid to ease trade tensions across the Atlantic....
24 August 2018
View news from European Union Hot, dry weather affects late-summer parasite risk in cattle and sheep
The hot, dry summer has impacted parasite infectivity on farm, with both positive and negative effects. The NADIS August Parasite Forecast [1], sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, alerts farmers to continue vigilance in youngstock for signs of productivity-limiting...
28 June 2018
View news from European Union Organic Milk Data Now Available, AHDB Dairy Reports
EU - AHDB dairy launched two new data pages last week, covering EU organic milk production and EU organic milk prices....
18 June 2018
View news from European Union Uplift in EU Returns Confirms Co-ops Need to Start Working on Price Increases, Says IFA
EU - IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan has said that co-ops owe it to their suppliers to reflect in their May milk price decisions the 4.8c/l increase in EU returns and the several points higher than expected 105.4 pts May PPI....
15 June 2018
View news from European Union IFA Reports More Positive Forecast on Beef
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said cattle supplies at the factories remain very scarce and both agents and procurement managers are scaremongering on price to try to frighten farmers out with stock. ...
14 June 2018
View news from European Union Bayer’s Care4Cattle initiative
Interview with Almut Hoffmann, Head of Global Marketing Farm Animal Products. ...
12 June 2018
View news from European Union Bayer and World Farmers’ Organisation - Grant supports innovation in animal well-being
If you are a livestock professional with an innovative approach to the well-being of your animals, then you could be eligible to apply for part of a €30,000 grant fund from Bayer....
07 June 2018
View news from European Union Bayer's Care4Cattle well-being grant - can you apply?
Bayer’s Care4Cattle grant is available to professionals that have worked towards enriching dairy and beef cattle well-being in original and practice oriented ways on farm level....
05 June 2018
View news from European Union IFA Says Govt Must Fight Back Against CAP Budget
EU - Proposed cuts to the CAP Budget are a major threat to farming in Ireland and must be strongly resisted, IFA President Joe Healy said last week (1 June) following the launch of CAP 2020 proposals by Commissioner Phil Hogan in Brussels....
View news from European Union IFA President Addresses EU Agri Ministers on CAP Budget
EU - IFA President Joe Healy is addressing the informal EU Farm Council meeting of Agriculture Ministers in Bulgaria today (5 June) on the CAP post-2020 and the importance of an increased budget....
View news from European Union Innovators in animal well-being wanted
Bayer partners World Farmers’ Organisation to launch global Care4Cattle grant worth €30,000 to advance cattle well-being at a farm level....
25 May 2018
View news from European Union Time for Co-ops to Change Tone on Milk Price, Says IFA Dairy Chariman
EU - As Fonterra lifts their 2017/18 milk price, EU and international commodity prices firm up and intervention powder sells out at last, IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said it was time for co-ops to change the tone on 2018 milk prices and start...
 
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