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04 May 2010
View news from Netherlands More Male Buffalo After Rainy Season
THE NETHERLANDS - New research indicates that the quality of buffalo sperm is better in rainy periods....
View news from Netherlands Maize Plant More Affected By Environment Than Genes
THE NETHERLANDS - The impact of genetic manipulation on maize plants is no greater than that of regular breeding methods. Environment differences are far more influential, research by RIKILT and partner institutes suggests....
28 April 2010
View news from Netherlands Decline In Use Of Antibiotics On Livestock
NETHERLANDS - The annual MARAN report, published in early April, indicates that the use of antibiotics on farm animals in the Netherlands decreased in 2008 for the first time after several years of increasing use....
22 April 2010
View news from Netherlands Intervet/Schering-Plough Opens New Vaccine Plant
NETHERLANDS - Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health announces that it will open today a state-of-the-art production center for veterinary vaccines against bacterial infections. ...
19 April 2010
View news from Netherlands VIV Europe 2010 Offers Extra Hospitality to Visitors
NETHERLANDS - Despite the considerable impact of the volcanic eruptions, VIV Europe 2010 takes place as scheduled from tomorrow (20 April) until 22 April....
17 April 2010
View news from Netherlands VIV Europe Takes Place as Scheduled
NETHERLANDS - As of Saturday 17 April, 17:00 hours: VIV Europe will take place as planned in Utrecht on 20 to 22 April....
06 April 2010
View news from Netherlands VIV Europe Will Welcome Global Animal Industry
NETHERLANDS - VIV Europe is about to open its doors for the international animal protein industry. VIV Europe 2010 takes place in Utrecht on 20 to 22 April. ...
18 March 2010
View news from Netherlands A Strong CAP Is Needed To Help Europe Grow
NETHERLANDS - The EU must keep a common agricultural policy (CAP) and not accept nationalisation, said Netherlands LTO President, Albert Jan Maat, yesterday (17 March) in Parliament....
04 March 2010
View news from Netherlands Online Matchmaking With Suppliers From VNU
NETHERLANDS - With the launch of Animal Protein.net, VNU Exhibitions has introduced online match-making for the worldwide markets for animal production and processing. ...
19 February 2010
View news from Netherlands Better Vaccines Against Rift Valley Fever Outbreak
GLOBAL - The Central Veterinary Institute (CVI) has developed two candidate vaccines to protect animals, and probably humans, against the Rift Valley Fever virus. This virus can be fatal for ruminants and people, and is threatening to spread from Africa...
16 February 2010
View news from Netherlands DLG Opens Office in the Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - The DLG is strengthening its presence in Western Europe with a new office in the Netherlands. ...
12 February 2010
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Reports Strong Second Half-Year 2009
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco reports a strong second half-year in 2009, which was significantly ahead of 2008. ...
22 January 2010
View news from Netherlands First Feed Tech Pavilion At VIV Europe 2010
NETHERLANDS - This year for the first time, market leaders of the Feed Technology Industry (machinery and equipment) will be present at VIV Europe 2010 in Utrecht on 20 to 22 April. ...
19 January 2010
View news from Netherlands Schothorst Invests In Dairy Nutrition Research
THE NETHERLANDS - Schothorst Feed Research has opened new facilities for animal nutrition research in dairy cows and laying hens....
02 December 2009
View news from Netherlands Meat 'Grown' In Test Tube Will Tackle Climate Change
NETHERLANDS - Artificial meat could be on sale within five years after Dutch scientists have managed to grow a form of meat in a test tube....
01 December 2009
View news from Netherlands VanDrie Group Takes Over Alpuro Group
NETHERLANDS - Integrated veal producer the VanDrie Group, based in Mijdrecht, is taking over the Uddel-based Alpuro Group. ...
04 November 2009
View news from Netherlands Nutreco's Q3 Results in Line with Expectations
THE NETHERLANDS - The company's operational results for Animal nutrition and Fish Feed for the third quarter (Q3) are in line with the outlook, according to Nutreco. Revenues were down nine per cent compared to the same period of 2008 but some sectors...
02 November 2009
View news from Netherlands VIV Europe 2010 Returns to its Roots in Utrecht
NETHERLANDS - VIV Europe 2010 will take place on 20 to 22 April 2010 in the Jaarbeurs at Utrecht in the Netherlands....
17 September 2009
View news from Netherlands First Green Financing For Dutch Dairy Farming
NETHERLANDS - Anton Stokman is the first dairy farmer in the Netherlands to receive green financing for his 'free choice barn'. His free-range cows can roam in and out of the automated milking barn designed to reduce CO2 emissions from manure. The ‘green’...
30 July 2009
View news from Netherlands No Bluetongue in the Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - The results of the tests conducted on a young bull on a farm in Aalten (Gelderland)in the Netherlands for Bluetongue have proved negative....
30 June 2009
View news from Netherlands Inspiring International Innovations at VIV Europe 2010
NETHERLANDS - VIV Europe 2010 will be packed with inspiring international innovations for future farming, says the show organiser....
08 May 2009
View news from Netherlands Authorities Approve Arla Purchase of Fresh Nijkerk
NETHERLANDS - The European Commission and the Netherlands Competition Authority (NMa) have approved the acquisition by the Danish dairy cooperative Arla Foods amba of Friesland Foods Fresh Nijkerk from Koninklijke FrieslandCampina N.V. The transfer has...
17 April 2009
View news from Netherlands Dutch Cows Breach Bluetongue Rules
NETHERLANDS - The two in-calf Dutch cows which had been left stranded at Stranraer after breaching European bluetongue rules, are to be sent back to the Netherlands ‘as a matter of urgency’....
30 March 2009
View news from Netherlands Microbial Ecosystems Affected by Antibiotic Spread
NETHERLANDS - Antibiotics used extensively in intensive livestock production may be having an adverse effect on agricultural soil ecosystems. ...
18 March 2009
View news from Netherlands Dutch Shops Turn Against Anaemic Veal Production
NETHERLANDS - Within six months of an animal-welfare group launching a peaceful, company-targeted campaign against 'pale veal' - produced by keeping male calves penned up, fed on low-iron milk diets -- nearly all the Dutch supermarkets have stopped...
26 February 2009
View news from Netherlands Dutch Milk Producers Want Flexible Quotas
THE NETHERLANDS - A recent survey showed that Dutch milk producers want a certain degree of flexibility for their own farm but want it on the basis of market-oriented general conditions under a policy....
04 December 2008
View news from Netherlands Dutch Opt for Voluntary Bluetongue Vaccination
NETHERLANDS - The Dutch agriculture ministry has decided on a voluntary vaccination programme against bluetongue next year....
View news from Netherlands Bid to Cut Emissions as Consumption Increases
NETHERLANDS - The cows and pigs dotting the flat green plains in the southern Netherlands create a bucolic landscape. But looked at through the lens of greenhouse gas accounting, they are living smokestacks, spewing methane emissions into the air. ...
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