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19 April 2016
View news from Global CoBank: How Low Can Dairy Prices Go?
ANALYSIS - While the cure for low prices may well be low prices, the key question is how low must prices go before the cure takes effect....
18 April 2016
View news from Global Southern African Countries Work to Control Foot and Mouth at Borders
SOUTHERN AFRICA - To curb the spread of foot and mouth disease (FMD) from Zimbabwe, Botswana in 2003 started a massive project to erect a 2, 4-metre high electric fence to run 813 km along their common border, writes Ian Nkala....
12 April 2016
View news from Global FAO Food Price Index Up a Notch
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 151.0 points in March 2016, up 1.0 per cent from February, but almost 21 points (12.0 per cent) below its March 2015 level. ...
06 April 2016
View news from Global Dairy Consumption Predicted to Show Steady Growth
GLOBAL - The global dairy market outlook will remain weak throughout 2016, but with more upward pressure on prices as we head into 2017, according to the Rabobank Global Dairy Quarterly Q1 2016 report....
View news from Global Global Dairy Trade Auction Sees Welcome Price Rises
GLOBAL - The latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction results showed a rise of 2.1 per cent in the GDT Price Index since the previous event....
05 April 2016
View news from Global New Study: Real-time PCR Uncovers Trich Prevalence in Bulls in Mexico
GLOBAL - The bovine trichomoniasis (trich) prevalence in Mexico was unknown among breeding bulls prior to a collaborative study with the Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (UACH), said Ivan Leyva-Baca, DVM and PhD at Thermo Fisher Scientific....
04 April 2016
View news from Global Brazil's Beef Exports to Rise as China Doubles Volume
ANALYSIS – Despite domestic challenges, South America's beef exporters are set to increase exports by an estimated 11 per cent in 2016, according to the Rabobank global beef quarterly report....
30 March 2016
View news from Global Improving Farming Boosts Peace Efforts
GLOBAL - Improving food security can help build sustainable peace and even ward off looming conflict, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told members of the United Nations Security Council....
29 March 2016
View news from Global Industry Insights: Global Trends in Ag Equipment
ANALYSIS - While the underlying trend in agricultural equipment has been Tier 4 final solutions, a diversified customer base and a growing population's sustainable use of natural resources, specifically water, are key drivers of the global market....
23 March 2016
View news from Global Creativity in Agriculture Needed to Meet Hunger Goals
GLOBAL - The international community needs to find new and innovative ways of working together if it is to meet the goals laid out in the UN's new Sustainable Development Agenda, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at the Forum for the Future...
22 March 2016
View news from Global Livestock Industry Can Deliver Food Whilst Reducing Emissions
GLOBAL - Scientists have found that the global livestock sector can maintain the economic and social benefits it delivers while significantly reducing emissions, and in doing so help meet the global mitigation challenge....
17 March 2016
View news from Global Profits Possible in Difficult Zimbabwe, Malawi Dairy Markets
ZIMBABWE, MALAWI - Zimbabwe and Malawi are difficult markets for dairy companies which have to deal with constrained milk supplies and difficulties in accessing milk from suppliers, but a Harare listed company is raking in the profits in the two countries,...
16 March 2016
View news from Global 2015 BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey Out Now
GLOBAL - The BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey constitutes the longest running and most comprehensive survey of its kind, using state-of-the-art analytic tools. More than eight thousand samples taken from 75 countries worldwide in 2015 alone....
View news from Global Global Dairy Trade Prices Down
GLOBAL - The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index has fallen by 2.9 per cent at the latest auction....
09 March 2016
View news from Global Infographic: The Global Mycotoxin Threat 2016
GLOBAL - The prevalence of mycotoxins, toxic fungal metabolites found in almost all types of agricultural feedstuffs and grains, is a major concern with regards to feed contamination and presents a genuine risk to livestock animal production....
08 March 2016
View news from Global Mycotoxin Testing and Survey Results: Biomin Webinar
GLOBAL - Watch the webinar with experts from BIOMIN and Romer Labs for an an in-depth discussion about monitoring mycotoxins using available detection methods. ...
04 March 2016
View news from Global Global Food Prices Steady in February
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index was stable in February, as falling sugar and dairy prices offset a substantial jump in vegetable oil prices from the previous month....
View news from Global Global Dairy Trade Auction Sees Price Increase
GLOBAL - This week's Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction saw a rise in price of 1.4 per cent, which will be welcome news for many hard hit dairy farmers....
26 February 2016
View news from Global Technology Could Take Agriculture Halfway to Climate Targets
EU - Unless greenhouse gas emissions from food consumption are reduced substantially, EU climate targets will not be met, according to a new study from Swedish researchers. ...
23 February 2016
View news from Global CattleFax: Expectations for Global Beef Trade
ANALYSIS - CattleFax analysts predicted $294 per head added value for US cattle producers from exports for 2016 – a $66 drop per head from 2014 values....
View news from Global Latest Foot and Mouth Reports: Southern African Countries; Kuwait
GLOBAL - Several outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease have been reported in different countries over recent weeks....
19 February 2016
View news from Global Delacon Joins New Partnership to Meet Challenges in Animal Nutrition
US - Delacon announces that Land O’Lakes, Inc. animal nutrition businesses, including the new business unit, PMI Nutritional Additives, will be its exclusive partner in the United States for phytogenic feed additives....
18 February 2016
View news from Global Dairy Prices Fall Again at Latest Global Dairy Trade Auction
GLOBAL - This week's Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction saw a fall in the GDT price index by 2.8 per cent compared with the previous event....
15 February 2016
View news from Global Antibiotic Resistance Solution Needed for Food Security
GLOBAL - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an emerging public health threat requiring a globally coordinated effort to counter the risks it poses to food security, FAO Deputy Director-General Helena Semedo has said....
10 February 2016
View news from Global Food Insecurity in South Sudan Exacerbated by Livestock Raids
SOUTH SUDAN - South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as 2.8 million people - nearly 25 per cent of the country's population - remain in urgent need of food assistance, and at least 40,000 people are on the brink of catastrophe,...
09 February 2016
View news from Global Latest Bluetongue Reports: New Outbreaks in France, Austria, Ecuador
GLOBAL - Case of Bluetongue virus have been reported in various countries in the last few weeks, with Ecuador the latest country to detect the disease....
08 February 2016
View news from Global Global Milk Production Declined Slightly in November
GLOBAL - Overall milk production in the 5 key exporting regions (EU28, US, NZ, Australia and Argentina) reduced slightly in November 2015, with all 5 regions recording declines, AHDB Dairy has reported....
05 February 2016
View news from Global Global Food Prices Fall Again, but Future Prospects Rest on El Niño
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index fell in January, slipping 1.9 per cent below its level in the last month of 2015, as prices of all the commodities it tracks fell, sugar in particular....
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