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04 November 2014
View news from Netherlands We've Been Doing It Wrong: Setting up Calves for High Production
THE NETHERLANDS - Many farms have been misguided in their approach to feeding dairy calves, the Global Dairy Calf Symposium heard last week....
31 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Is DNA Destiny? Early Life Sets Lifetime Heifer Performance
ANALYSIS - Theories at the forefront of dairy calf nutrition have their roots in Dutch Second World War history and human prenatal development, the Global Dairy Calf Symposium heard last week....
30 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Dutch Body Joins Calls Against Swedish Milk Study
NETHERLANDS – A new study linking high milk intake with increased risk of fractures and cardiovascular disease is not “cause to modify existing dairy recommendations”, says a Dutch dairy body....
22 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Sees Revenues Fall
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal nutrition, feed and meat company saw its revenue in the third quarter of the year fall by 4.1 per cent to €1,428.9 million....
21 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Agrees to Offer from SHV
THE NETHERLANDS - SHV and Nutreco are together recommending a cash offer of €40 per share for all shares of Nutreco....
02 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Calls for Transparency on Responsible Use of Antibiotics
THE NETHERLANDS - As global experts come together at the 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Amsterdam, the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) reinforces its message of responsible use of antibiotics in both...
25 July 2014
View news from Netherlands Genome Analysis Helps in Beeding More Robust Cows
NETHERLANDS - Genome analysis of 234 bulls has put researchers, including several from Wageningen Livestock Research, on the trail of DNA variants which influence particular characteristics in breeding bulls. ...
22 July 2014
View news from Netherlands Utrecht to Host Veterinary Nutrition Conference
THE NETHERLANDS - Registration is open for the European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) congress will be held in Utrecht in September 2014....
16 July 2014
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Expands Calf and Beef Cattle Research
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco will invest in a new research unit in the Netherlands, strengthening Nutreco's capacity in the field of calf and beef cattle research. ...
14 July 2014
View news from Netherlands Integrated Approach Vital to Reduce Food Waste and Loss
THE NETHERLANDS - Governments, international organisations, businesses and community agencies worldwide must create joint programmes to reduce food loss and waste (FLW), if they want to show that they are really committed to developing sustainable food...
01 July 2014
View news from Netherlands Irish Beef Performing Strongly in The Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - Imports into The Netherlands of boneless beef, fresh or chilled, are down 44 per cent year on year for the first quarter of 2014, according to Aonghus Ó Drisceoil from the Amsterdam Office of Bord Bia – Irish Food Board....
27 June 2014
View news from Netherlands Milk is Part of a Green Diet
NETHERLANDS - Small changes in our diet can significantly reduce the environmental impact of our food systems, according to the Dutch Dairy Association (NZO)....
View news from Netherlands Tension Reported in Dutch Milk Market
NETHERLANDS – Dutch dairy farm incomes have created a ‘tense’ market situation which could threaten the livelihood of many businesses, says the European Milk Board....
06 June 2014
View news from Netherlands Minimizing Methane Release
NETHERLANDS - Methane emissions from cows are decreasing, but not at the pace which the agricultural sector and the government agreed....
04 June 2014
View news from Netherlands Risk Management to Combat Dairy Price Volatility
NETHERLANDS - With the imminent removal of milk quotas in 2015, and the continued volatility being experienced by the European Dairy industry, the use of effective risk-management and hedging tools has never been more important, according to Eoin Kelly,...
27 May 2014
View news from Netherlands Dutch Chef Champions Gouda Cheese
NETHERLANDS – A Dutch chef is embracing a traditional cheese production method in recognition of food labeling legislation protecting the process....
23 May 2014
View news from Netherlands Dutch Make Progress in Reducing Antibiotic Usage
THE NETHERLANDS - Great progress is being made in the Netherlands towards its declared aim of reducing the use of antibiotics in livestock and poultry production. ...
19 May 2014
View news from Netherlands Potential of Insects as Resources for Animal Feed
NETHERLANDS - Insects can provide a sustainable and environmentally-friendly option for animal feed, in addition to already being a mainstay of human diets for 2 billion people worldwide, FAO Assistant Director-General Eduardo Rojas-Briales told an international...
14 April 2014
View news from Netherlands Plants Host Pathogenic Bacteria from Livestock Farming
NETHERLANDS - Disease-causing bacteria resulting from livestock farming can contaminate food products and find their way to humans....
10 April 2014
View news from Netherlands Knowledge of Vulnerability in Supply Chain to Detect Food Fraud
NETHERLANDS - Food fraud has always taken place and there are incidents on a regular basis. To combat food fraud more effectively, information is required on which factors play a role in the vulnerability of organisations and the food chain for food fraud,...
08 April 2014
View news from Netherlands West-African Livestock Farming Offers Opportunities for Dutch Industry
NETHERLANDS - By investing in livestock farming, the Dutch industry can help improve food safety in West Africa. ...
02 April 2014
View news from Netherlands Looking Ahead: Product Trends for VIV Europe
THE NETHERLANDS - Companies that will be exhibiting at VIV Europe 2014 have been describing the products and systems that they will unveil at the animal protein agribusiness show taking place in Utrecht from 20 to 22 May....
01 April 2014
View news from Netherlands Dutch Safety Board Calls for Tighter Food Safety Standards
NETHERLANDS - A call has been sent out to the Dutch government to get binding agreements with the Dutch meat processing sector to improve food safety standards....
10 March 2014
View news from Netherlands Sustainable Intensification: Theme for VIV Europe 2014
THE NETHERLANDS - VIV Europe 2014 - the most prestigious trade show for innovative livestock farming, the production of meat, poultry, eggs, animal feed production, breeding stock, animal health and food safety - return to the Netherlands on 20 to 22...
24 January 2014
View news from Netherlands Less Food Waste Leads to Higher Consumer Welfare
NETHERLANDS - If private households and the retail sector ( including wholesale, hotels and restaurants) in the EU reduce food waste by 40 per cent in 2020, this will result in annual savings of € 123 per person. ...
14 January 2014
View news from Netherlands Two More Companies Join Dutch Dairy Association
NETHERLANDS – Two companies, one focused on ageing and packing cheese and the other based on dairy based baby food, have joined the Dutch Dairy Association (NZO)....
19 December 2013
View news from Netherlands VION Food Group Appoints New CEO
NETHERLANDS - VION Food Group’s Supervisory Board will appoint Michiel Herkemij (49) as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board. ...
13 December 2013
View news from Netherlands Feed Forms a Focus of VIV Europe 2014
THE NETHERLANDS - In May 2014, professionals from the world of feed finally have the chance to return to their favourite Dutch city for a global expo - VIV Europe....
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