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02 December 2021
View news from Belgium Belgium: Flemish farmers stage tractor protest
More than 4,000 protest nitrogen policy...
12 November 2021
View news from Belgium Belgium: More chickens and dairy cows, but fewer farmers
Pork and poultry consumption up, beef down...
06 March 2020
17 February 2020
View news from Belgium New study suggests that cows fed on spent grain release less methane
Emerging research from Belgium indicates that cows fed spent grains produced while brewing beer produce 13 percent less methane....
25 April 2019
View news from Belgium Crisis in Belgian Beef, Fruit Sectors Officially Recognised
BELGIUM - The beef, apple and pear sectors are in crisis, according to Federal Agriculture Minister Denis Ducarme, who is offering to postpone or cancel the social security contributions to be paid by the farmers concerned....
10 July 2018
View news from Belgium Innovation Offers Sustainable Texturizing Option for Dairy Manufacturers
BELGIUM - Dairy manufacturers can now achieve premium texture, using a cost-efficient and sustainably sourced ingredient for creamy dairy desserts....
16 January 2017
View news from Belgium CID [email protected] 2017
BELGIUM - Meet our CID LINES team at booth 7422 of Agriflanders in Gent, Belgium!...
20 November 2015
View news from Belgium Milcobel Obtains Some Suppliers from FrieslandCampina
BELGIUM - FrieslandCampina has agreed to transfer some of its milk suppliers to Milcobel cvba as part of an effort to align supply and demand more closely....
24 July 2015
View news from Belgium New Strong Player in Fast Growing Mozzarella Market
BELGIUM – Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina has made a move to take over Belgian-based mozzarella maker Fabrelac....
17 April 2015
View news from Belgium Microphones Could Detect BRD Earlier
BELGIUM – Placing microphones in calf pens to listen to coughing can assist stock keepers in detecting Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) earlier....
27 October 2014
View news from Belgium Lessons For Dairy Calves in Belgian Blue Management
BELGIUM - Key dairy calf management practices can be informed by observing how Belgian Blue calves are reared, says a Belgian cattle expert....
01 September 2014
View news from Belgium CID LINES Supports National Mastitis Council
BELGIUM – Animal health company CID LINES has partnered the National Mastitis Council in its first meet outside the US....
18 August 2014
View news from Belgium Supply Management Instruments Vital to the Milk Market
BELGIUM - The European Milk Board President Romuald Schaber stresses the importance of a supply management or crisis instrument in the light of the Russian ban on imports....
08 August 2014
View news from Belgium National Mastitis Council Held in Belgium
BELGIUM - The annual National Mastitis Council Regional Meeting has been held at the University of Ghent in Belgium. ...
01 August 2014
View news from Belgium New Farmers Group To Lobby For Dairy Prices in Belgium
BELGIUM – A new organisation will support dairy farms in southern Belgium towards solutions in ensuring sustainable production and more reliable dairy markets....
14 July 2014
View news from Belgium Belgium's Veterinary Sector Reduces Antibiotic Use
BELGIUM - Six per cent less antibiotic was used in the Belgian veterinary sector in 2013 than in the year before....
19 March 2014
View news from Belgium CID Lines Receives Visit from Danish Importer
BELGIUM - CID Lines recently hosted a visit by 34 sales reps from its Danish importer, DLG....
07 August 2013
View news from Belgium Mycotoxin Workshop Supported by Biomin
BELGIUM - From 22 to 24 May 2013, the University College and University of Ghent, as well as the Society of Mycotoxin Research organised the 35th Mycotoxin Workshop....
29 January 2013
View news from Belgium OIE: Brucellosis Outbreak in Belgium
BELGIUM – Laboratory testing at the Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre in Brussels has confirmed the presence of a the Brucellosis virus strain has been discovered on a farm in Temloux, Namur....
15 January 2013
View news from Belgium Global Consortium Measuring Role of Specialty Feed Ingredients Announces Scientific Council
BELGIUM - The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) and the EU Association of Specialty Feed Ingredients and their Mixtures (FEFANA), have announced the launch of a Scientific Council of distinguished world-class experts who will serve as the...
30 November 2012
View news from Belgium Gene Technology to Manage Animal Health
BELGIUM - The way in which herd and flock health is managed could change radically over the next 20 years thanks to developments in molecular technology - this was one of the conclusions from a recent meeting in Brussels on Advances in Diagnostics....
09 November 2012
View news from Belgium Move Made for Animal Friendly Systems
BELGIUM- Carrefour Belgium, a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest retailers,will move towards more animal welfare friendly requirements with its contractors. ...
11 May 2012
View news from Belgium Survey of Flemish Milk Production Underway
BELGIUM - This April the Flemish Ministry of Agriculture conducted a survey among dairy farmers and milk processors with the aim of developing strategies for the future configuration of the dairy market based on the results. More than 70 per cent of the...
20 March 2012
View news from Belgium Brucellosis Identified in Belgium
BELGIUM - After two cases of brucellosis were found on a cattle farm in Belgium, 262 cattle have been culled....
15 February 2012
View news from Belgium Farmers Improve Communication with Politicians
BELGUIM - At a consultation with the milk producers in Belgium’s Walloon Regional Parliament on 24 January the new Minister of Agriculture Carlo di Antonio showed interest in milk producers’ problems, writes Astrid Sauvage from the European Milk Board....
25 January 2012
View news from Belgium OIE: New Schmallenberg Virus Outbreak in Belgium
BELGIUM - A new outbreak of Schmallenberg virus was reported to the OIE by Dr Pierre Naassens, Directeur Santé des Animaux et Sécurité des Produits animaux/ CVO, Belgium....
16 January 2012
View news from Belgium Schmallenberg Virus Hits Belgium
BELGIUM - There have been 14 outbreaks of Schmallenberg virus recorded in sheep flocks in Belgium....
07 October 2011
View news from Belgium New Bluetongue Technology Develops Understanding
BELGIUM - Scientists of the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITG) have developed a molecular technique to identify the biting midges that spread bluetongue disease. Until now, this identification was a problem. The new technology helps to understand...
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