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Dairy Newsletter - 29th August 2008

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Friday 29th August 2008
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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 3 new features this week:

Effect of Rust Infestation on Silage Quality
By A.T. Adesogan, O.C.M. Queiroz and, S.C. Kim, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville. This feature is taken from the proceedings of the 45th Florida Dairy Production Conference, published by the University of Florida, IFAS Extension.
Checklist for Fly Control on Dairy Operations
This feature was issued by the Alberta Government. Fly control on dairy operations is important due to the risk of disease transfer causing such problems as mastitis and increased food safety concerns.
Cattle Situation and Outlook
By the Livestock Marketing Information Center, North Dakota State University Extension Services in Cooperation with United States Department of Agriculture. This report provides analysis and comments of the US cattle situation and outlook for 2008.
* Company News

ADM, Deere, Monsanto Join On Corn Stover Research
US - Archer Daniels Midland, Deere and Monsanto are to collaborate on research to explore technologies and processes to turn crop residues into feed and bioenergy products.
Go-ahead for Schering-Plough and Pfizer Deal
EU - The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of certain animal health assets of Schering-Plough by Pfizer, both US pharmaceutical companies.
Claas - Time for new rules
* Global Dairy Cattle Industry News

   General

 » BSE NEWS: Brazil's Cross-Border Eradication Plan
 » BLUETONGUE: Denmark Case Worries UK

   European Union

 » How Does Bluetongue Virus Survive Through the Winter?

   United Kingdom

 » NADIS Veterinary Report and Forecast - August 2008
 » Milk Protest at Tesco HQ
 » Incidence of TB in Cattle
 » Bluetongue Detected in East Sussex and Hertfordshire
 » CIWF Praise Switch Towards Veal
 » NFUS Believes Bluetongue Explanation Needed
 » Re-usable Milk Bottles Begin a Cleaner, Greener Cycle
 » Irish Milk Prices Drop: Hope Follows Suit
 » Vet Action Threatens Scots TB Test Schedules
 » Bluetongue Fears Over New UK, Denmark Cases

   France

 » France Confirms New Cases of BTV8
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   Brazil

 » Pará Sales of Live Cattle to Lebanon Rise
 » Brazil's Cross-Border Plan to Eradicate Foot-and-mouth

   United States

 » Anthrax Detected in South Dakota Cattle Herds
 » Beef and Lamb Turnover £672 Million in 2007
 » New Study on E.coli and DDGS
 » Manure Management Web Resource Available
 » Tracing Diseases and Terrorism in Colorado
 » Milk Relief on Exercise-induced Damage
 » OSU Speaks Out on Low Stress Cattle Handling
 » Forage Harvesting in 3 Scenarios
 » USDA Initiate Complete Ban on Downer Cattle
 » Missouri Making Many Cows
 » Learning About Animal Welfare Online
 » In The Cattle Markets
 » Weekly Roberts Report
 » U.S. Cattle on Feed Down 4 Percent
 » In The Cattle Markets

   New Zealand

 » NZ Scientists Try New TB-Control Ideas
 » Milk Floods Arrive After Last Season's Drought
 » Fonterra Positive About NZ Raw Milk Changes
 » NZ Annual Welfare Report Released
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   Thailand

 » Thai Livestock Dept. Aids Farmers in Nakorn Phanom

   Canada

 » Bioniche's Immunotherapy Now Listed as "Organic"
 » Formation of Alberta's Livestock and Meat Agency
 » Consumer Food Cost Awarness Campaign Launched

   Cambodia

 » Cattle Smuggling and Fear in Cambodia

   Ireland

 » ICMSA Demands Cattle Import Halt
 » Milk Protest at Kerry HQ

   Serbia

 » Healthy Food From Farm to Fork

   Denmark

 » Denmark Seeks Better Animal Welfare
 » Africa: Disease Attacks Elephant Grass and Cattle Die

   Spain

 » Spain Probes Possible Fourth Human Case of Mad Cow Disease

   Argentina

 » Argentinian Ranching Heritage Dwindles
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That's all for this week!

Ed.

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