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04 August 2011
View news from Korea, South Raw Milk Price Compromise Must Be Reached
SOUTH KOREA - Concerns about a "milk crisis" are rising as the country's livestock farmers and dairy companies are locking horns over a hike in the supply price of raw milk, writes Yonhap News Agency....
26 July 2011
View news from Korea, South Beef Prices To Stabilise, As Cattle Numbers Soar
SOUTH KOREA - As cattle numbers hit record highs, beef prices are expected to stabilise....
View news from Korea, South S Korea To Produce FMD Vaccine In 2012
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will produce vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) next year to protect livestock after the country suffered the worst outbreak of the disease earlier this year, a government agency said Tuesday. ...
25 July 2011
View news from Korea, South Korea Increases Beef Imports From Australia
AUSTRALIA and KOREA - Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) reports that the recent foot and mouth disease outbreak in Korea has improved Australian beef exports....
22 July 2011
View news from Korea, South Govt Battles To Control Prices & Supplies After FMD
SOUTH KOREA - The impact of recent diseases on consumption and production in the country's livestock sector is forecast to be significant in a new market report....
21 July 2011
View news from Korea, South Govt To Provide Counselling For Farmers
SOUTH KOREA - The Government has announced that it will widen compensation for farmers hit by the livestock disease epidemics by paying for counselling. ...
13 July 2011
View news from Korea, South South Korean Meat Imports Higher
SOUTH KOREA - As the result of the recent foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks, the country's imports of pork and beef were up significnalty in the first half of this year....
20 June 2011
View news from Korea, South Measures Announced For Improved Disease Control
SOUTH KOREA - In early May, the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (MIFAFF) announced measures to strengthen the country's livestock disease controls....
14 June 2011
View news from Korea, South Launch Of New Quarantine Agency
SOUTH KOREA - In an effort to improve and help protect the country's health, South Korea is launching a new unified quarantine agency to handle farm and fisheries products....
13 June 2011
View news from Korea, South MAP, FMD Funding Boost USGC Efforts in S Korea
SOUTH KOREA - US grain farmer checkoff investments in international market development, combined with USDA Foreign Market Development (FMD) and Market Access Programme (MAP) funds, have helped grow US distillers dried grains with soluble (DDGS) exports...
02 June 2011
View news from Korea, South Feed Antibiotic Ban Ahead For South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The country is to ban the use of antibiotics in animal feed from July....
06 May 2011
View news from Korea, South Korean Beef Imports Strong
SOUTH KOREA - Korea has continued to import large volumes of beef in 2011, mainly due to its rapidly growing economy, which has seen consumers demand more beef as pork prices rise. ...
03 May 2011
View news from Korea, South FMD Breaks Out in South Korean Pigs
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the province of Gyeongbuk....
28 April 2011
View news from Korea, South Call for Opening of Beef Market
SOUTH KOREA - Chile has called on South Korea to speed up the opening of its beef market. ...
21 April 2011
View news from Korea, South S. Korea Reports Additional Case of FMD
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea reported an additional case of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) on Wednesday, a week after the government lowered the alert level for the highly contagious disease by one notch. ...
View news from Korea, South Korea Beef Demand Levels Out
SOUTH KOREA - Australian beef exports from 1-18 April totalled 7,225 tonnes swt, with chilled beef making up 28 per cent of total shipments (DAFF) - although it is anticipated that April's shipments will fall below the very high volumes from the two previous...
20 April 2011
View news from Korea, South Korea May Allow Canadian Beef Imports By June
KOREA - South Korea may lift its eight-year ban on Canadian beef imports by the end of June, according to Korea's Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister speaking in the JoongAng Daily. ...
19 April 2011
View news from Korea, South South Korea Reports One New Outbreak Of FMD
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported one new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the Gyeongbuk province....
18 April 2011
View news from Korea, South S. Korea Not To Raise FMD Alert Level Despite New Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will not raise its present foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) alert level despite a fresh outbreak in the southeastern part of the country over the weekend, a government official said Monday....
View news from Korea, South S. Korea Confirms Additional FMD Case
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea reported an additional outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) on Sunday, four days after downgrading its FMD alert level one notch. ...
11 April 2011
View news from Korea, South Number of Pigs in South Korea Plunges
SOUTH KOREA - Foot and mouth disease has been blamed for the dramatic fall in pig production in the last quarter....
View news from Korea, South South Korea Reopens Livestock Markets
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea announced it planned to reopen all 85 of its livestock markets last week....
30 March 2011
View news from Korea, South With FMD Over, New Precautions Unveiled by Govt
SOUTH KOREA - Declaring that the nation’s worst foot-and-mouth outbreak was over, the government announced a new measure to tighten its oversight of the livestock industry last week, requiring farmers to apply for permits to operate cattle and pig farms...
25 March 2011
View news from Korea, South S Korea Says FMD Costs Near $2.7 Bln
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea, battling against its worst ever outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease said on Thursday that the crisis has cost nearly 3 trillion won (S$3.42 billion) so far....
10 March 2011
View news from Korea, South FMD Crisis in South Korea Winding Down
SOUTH KOREA - The FMD crisis is winding down and is expected to come to an end by mid March....
07 March 2011
View news from Korea, South Three New Outbreaks of FMD Reported in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in three areas - Chungcheongnam-do (also knows as Chungnam), Ulsan Metropolitan City and Gyeongsangbuk-do, also known as Gyeongbuk....
View news from Korea, South Intervet/Schering-Plough Completes Delivery Of FMD Vaccine
SOUTH KOREA - Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health announces today that it has shipped 12 million doses of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to South Korea to assist in the country’s efforts to halt the ongoing FMD outbreak....
View news from Korea, South Korea Mulls Permanent FMD Vaccination
SOUTH KOREA - The government is considering regular vaccinations for all livestock every six months for the next three to five years to prevent another outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease....
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