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31 May 2013
View news from Mexico Mexico and Chile Consolidate Position on Beef Inspections
ANALYSIS - By signing a memorandum of understanding over meat-inspection procedures Mexico and Chile could be looking at the prospects of more Mexican beef trading, according to Carlos Navarro, University of New Mexico....
25 April 2013
View news from Mexico Mexico Facing Severe Drought Again in 2013
ANALYSIS - With Mexico facing severe drought conditions again this year, the federal government has announced stringent conservation measures to preserve already tight water supplies, particularly in a large area just south of the border with the US....
View news from Mexico Mexican Beef Trade Routes to Russia Still Open
MEXICO – The Russian Federation has approved the continual import of beef and horse meat from Mexico, according to an Agricultural Ministry announcement on Tuesday....
22 April 2013
View news from Mexico Russia Restricts Mexican Beef Imports Over Ractopamine
MEXICO - A trade conflict between Mexico and Russia regarding the alleged use of a banned substance in Mexican meat has caused some friction between the two countries, writes Carlos Navarro for SourceMex...
18 April 2013
View news from Mexico Mexican Meat is Healthy and Safe, Says Minister
MEXICO - In Mexico, ractopamine is not used for fattening cattle, said the director of the National Health Service, Food Safety and Food Quality (SENASICA), Enrique Sanchez Cruz, reiterating that meat products produced in Mexico are healthy and safe for...
01 March 2013
View news from Mexico Bats Tackled Following Rabies Outbreak
MEXICO – A long term vampire bat control plan has been implemented in the wake of a bovine paralytic rabies outbreak. ...
17 January 2013
View news from Mexico Government Emphasise Beef Sector Importance
MEXICO – Disease control through the meat food chain and beef sector effects on the rural economy have been considered in a meeting attended by state and industry groups....
07 January 2013
View news from Mexico Farmers Given Cheaper Nutrition Options
MEXICO - Smallholders could be offered animal nutrition alternatives to reduce productions costs based on a study of INIFAP agency of the SAGARPA....
16 November 2012
View news from Mexico Minister Announces Increased Exports Exceeding exceeding 116,000 Tonnes.
MEXICO - Exports have increased dramatically through 2012 with annual sales already exceeding 116,000 tonnes. This is higher that 2011 figure of just over 112 000 tonnes....
14 November 2012
View news from Mexico Beefmaster Breed Genetics Honed for Adaptability
MEXICO - Pedigree Beefmaster bulls will be showcased at the National Livestock Expo and Livestock Industry 2012. The event runs from November 9-18 and will shed on light on recent monitoring of stud bull DNA by the National Beefmaster Association to improve...
12 November 2012
View news from Mexico Health Status Gives Export Boost
MEXICO - National Confederation of Livestock President Oswaldo Montalvo and Ministry coordinator Everado Padilla claims that the country's health status means opportunities are available for exporting meat. ...
30 October 2012
View news from Mexico Feedipedia – New Resource on Feed Ingredients
MEXICO – During the Latin American Animal Nutrition Congress in Puerto Vallarta, a new source for evaluating non-conventional feed ingredients for all types of livestock was presented, writes Carla Wright, 5M Publishing editor....
29 October 2012
View news from Mexico Mexican Meat Exports Increase
MEXICO - Between January and August 2012, Mexico exported 157 million tonnes of meat to 26 countries, representing a nine per cent increase compared to the same period in 2011....
26 September 2012
View news from Mexico Latin American Animal Nutrition Congress
MEXICO – The V Latin American Animal Nutrition Congress (CLANA) and the I Latin American Animal Nutrition Industrial and Technological Expo will take place in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from October 23 to 26, 2012....
21 September 2012
View news from Mexico Mexican Live Cattle Exports to US Grow
MEXICO - Cattle exports to the US from Mexico reached 1,550,412 head between 2011 and 2012....
03 September 2012
View news from Mexico SAGARPA Delivers Millions to Boost Agricultural Development
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has delivered 2,632 million pesos to the 31 entities and the Federal Districts to promote programmes aimed at strengthening the agricultural sector....
29 August 2012
View news from Mexico Agriculture, Fisheries Exports Grew 12.5 Per Cent in July
MEXICO - In July 2012, the value of agricultural and fisheries exports of Mexico reported annual growth rate of 12.5 per cent, which represents $636.6 million....
10 August 2012
View news from Mexico Mexico Boosts Livestock Productivity
MEXICO - Breeding stock, made available through the Mexican Ministry of Agriculture (SAGARPA) have benefited over 9000 livestock producers this year. ...
31 July 2012
View news from Mexico Jalisco Exports First Cattle Shipment to Jordan
MEXICO - On the 26 July, Mexico sent its first shipment of cattle to Jordan....
View news from Mexico Exports Increase 10.7 Per Cent in First Half of 2012
MEXICO - Agricultural sales reached $12,518 million during the first half of 2012, representing a growth of 4.5 per cent compared with the same period last year....
24 July 2012
View news from Mexico Mexico is Sixth Largest Producer of Feed
MEXICO - The Information Service Food and Fisheries (SIAP) department has reported that in 2011, Mexico recorded 28.3 million tons of feed intended for consumption by livestock and pets. ...
23 July 2012
View news from Mexico Animal Health, Traceability Improvement Promoted
MEXICO - The Mexican livestock sector is committed to strengthening animal health, food safety and traceability of food produced in the sector, livestock producers said during the General Assembly National Confederation of Livestock Organisations, held...
29 June 2012
View news from Mexico Drought Continues to Impact Mexican Cattle
MEXICO - After a very challenging 2011 for the Mexican cattle sector, with soaring grain costs and extreme weather conditions, little has improved during the first half of 2012, as drought conditions continue to grip much of the key cattle producing regions....
22 May 2012
View news from Mexico Mexico Accounts for Quarter of US Dairy Exports
MEXICO - With domestic production not meeting demand, Mexico will continue to import dairy products, principally from the US, reports the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service. ...
30 March 2012
View news from Mexico Mexican Cattle Supplies Influenced by Drought
MEXICO - Mexico is in the midst of its worst drought in the last 70 years, with a considerable portion of the northern half of Mexico facing extreme or exceptional drought conditions, writes Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
28 March 2012
View news from Mexico Mexico Bans Genetic Imports from EU
MEXICO - Taking precautionary measures against Schmallenberg, Mexico has followed the US and Uruguay in suspending the imports of livestock genetics from the EU. ...
27 March 2012
View news from Mexico Mexico to Defend WTO Meat Labelling Decision
MEXICO - Following on from the US announcing that it will appeal against the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) ruling on Country of Origin Labelling (COOL), Mexico has said that it will continue to support the WTO's final ruling last November. ...
19 March 2012
View news from Mexico Drought Takes Toll on Mexican Agriculture
MEXICO - How drought will affect Mexico’s demand for US feed grains is hard to assess, but the impact is likely to be felt for two to three years, according to Julio Hernandez, who directs market development programs in Mexico for the US Grains Council....
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