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19 October 2017
View news from United States CME: COF Report - 'Déjà vu All Over Again'
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) releases their monthly "Cattle on Feed" report this Friday, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Global US Economic Community Aware, Supportive of NAFTA
US & CANADA - Canada's Agriculture Minister says the US economic community is well aware of the benefits of NAFTA and remain supportive of maintaining the deal, writes Bruce Cochrane....
View news from United States Video: Control Disease and Boost Weight Gain With Feed Additives
This short video for more tips on controlling disease and boosting weight gain from nutritionist Martin Andersen, PhD, and senior nutritionist Blaine Corners, PhD, with Beef Strategic Technical Services at Zoetis....
View news from European Union We Discuss Strategy, Advanced Technological Solutions with Hipra
On the occasion of the updating of its website, Javier Sanz, HIPRA’s Marketing Director, talks to us about the strategy and the advanced technological solutions that the company has developed in the field of vaccination....
18 October 2017
View news from Ireland IFA Calls on Co-ops to Coordinate Efforts to Help farmers Deal with Consequences of Hurricane Ophelia
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Chairman Sean O’Leary today said it was crucial that co-ops would co-ordinate their efforts to support farmers in dealing with the consequences of hurricane Ophelia to optimise its efficiency....
View news from United Kingdom Dairy UK Confirms Commitment to Industrial Decarbonisation, Energy Efficiency Action Plan
UK - The Food & Drink Joint Industry - Industrial Decarbonisation and Energy Efficiency Action Plan was published recently, identifying actions which will promote long-term decarbonisation, energy efficiency and emissions reductions within the food and...
View news from United Kingdom Quality Cook Up as Arla Goes Pro
UK - The good and the great of the UK foodservice industry will meet today at Dinerama, a global street food market in Shoreditch, where Arla Foods will launch its new foodservice division, Arla Pro....
View news from Armenia Armenia, FAO Expanding Cooperation in Food Safety, Cattle Breeding
ARMENIA - The Armenian agriculture ministry and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will sign a new agreement to expand their cooperation, Iganti Araqelyan, Armenian agriculture minister, told journalists on Wednesday. ...
17 October 2017
View news from United States CME: Canadian On-feed Count Shows Year-over-year Increase
US - The Canadian monthly Cattle on Feed report was published last Friday by Canfax, which is a division of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United Kingdom Arla Protein Milk Launched in Ambition to Up Country's Protein Intake
UK - Arla Foods, the farmer owned dairy company, is to expand its successful protein range, with the launch of Arla Protein Milk, in a move that sees it continue to innovate in the dairy sector through increasing protein content via everyday dairy products....
View news from Oman Oman’s Dairy Farm Project to Contribute $2Bn in 10 Years
OMAN - Oman's Tanfeedh, a national programme for enhancing economic diversification, has projected that the sultanate’s largest integrated dairy farm project currently under development at Al Sunainah in Al Buraimi Governorate has the potential to contribute...
View news from Global Action Needed to Educate Public on Value of Trade
CANADA, US & MEXICO - Saskatchewan's Agriculture Minister suggests a better job needs to be done in informing the Canadian, American and Mexican public of the value of trade among the three participants of the North American Free Trade Agreement, writes...
16 October 2017
View news from European Union Copa-Cogeca Welcome Agreement to Improve, Simplify CAP Rules with Omnibus Regulation
EU - Last week, Copa and Cogeca welcomed an agreement struck during the trilogues between MEPs and the EU Council on rules to simplify EU agricultural policy, boost farmers' bargaining power and improve insurance schemes to compensate for losses....
View news from Mexico First Roadmap to Stop Transmission of Bovine, Zoonotic TB Launched
MEXICO - The first-ever roadmap to combat animal tuberculosis (bovine TB) and its transmission to humans, referred to as zoonotic TB, most often through consumption of contaminated untreated meat or dairy products from diseased animals, calls for close...
View news from Ireland Smart Farming Exceeds Cost Saving Target, Identifies Ways to Reduce GHG Emissions
IRELAND - The publication of the first "Smart Farming Progress Report" shows a significant overshoot of targets for improving farm returns and enhancing the environment, marking a very successful 12 months for the programme....
View news from Canada New Partner Funding for Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security
CANADA - The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security has announced investments in four innovative new projects that focus on advancing food security in Canada....
13 October 2017
View news from United States CME: US Cow Slaughter Trending Higher for Much of 2017
US - US cow slaughter has been trending higher for much of this year but the pace of slaughter increased notably this summer when drought conditions across the US Northern Plains forced producers to cull herds, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR...
View news from Global Biggest Australia Dairy Maker Said to Draw Yili, Saputo Bids
CHINA & AUSTRALIA - Chinese dairy producer Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co is among bidders that made formal offers for Australia's Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co, in a deal that may value the farmer-owned firm at about A$1 billion ($779 million)...
View news from European Union IFA Says Glanbia September Milk Price Decision Disappointing
EU - IFA Dairy Chairman Sean O’Leary has said the decision by the Glanbia board to hold their September milk price at the August level is disappointing, and definitely falls short of EU market returns, as reported by the EU Milk Market Observatory....
View news from United Kingdom Early Pregnancy Test for Cows Improves Welfare, Food Production
UK - Early pregnancy detection is vital in the cattle industry and improves animal welfare, whilst reducing consumer costs....
View news from Global Inequalities of Hunger: Global Hunger Index Spotlights Uneven Progress in Reducing Hunger
GLOBAL - Global hunger levels have fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but more recent rising hunger scores of several countries in the 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) underline how uneven this progress has been and how precarious it is to maintain....
View news from United States Livestock Grazing Management Compatible with Nesting Greater Sage-grouse
US - A new study looks at whether management of livestock grazing may help protect sagebrush and birds that depend on it....
11 October 2017
View news from Global GenoTube Offers Extended Life for Diagnostic Samples
ANALYSIS - Looking for a better way to collect and deliver diagnostic samples to the laboratory? Thermo Fisher Scientific's GenoTube is a non-invasive nasal swab for collection of DNA or RNA from animals. ...
View news from United States Zoetis introduces BRD solutions
Producers looking to achieve 50% fewer re-treats [1] or 81% fewer mortalities [2] against bovine respiratory disease (BRD) can get started with BRD Solutions from Zoetis at BRD-Solutions.com....
View news from United Kingdom Quorn Protein Found to Be on Par with Animal Sources
UK - Protein found in Quorn meat-free foods may be just as good for muscles as animal proteins, new research suggests....
View news from Canada Call for Federal Government to Move Ahead with TPP-11
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council says a Trans-Pacific partnership free agreement that excludes the US would be of tremendous benefit for Canadian agriculture, according to Bruce Cochrane....
09 October 2017
View news from Global Vegetable Oils Give Lift to FAO Food Price Index
GLOBAL - Global food prices rose slightly in September, as firmer prices of vegetable oils and to a lesser extent dairy products offset declining prices for staple cereal grains....
View news from United Kingdom Scotland's Dairy Farmers Still Being Short-Changed
SCOTLAND, UK - Despite some milk prices now stretching to more than 30p per litre (ppl), NFU Scotland states that Scotland’s dairy farmers are still being short-changed....
 
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