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16 January 2018
Over Ten FMD Outbreaks Reported Across Three Provinces in Mongolia
MONGOLIA - Dr Battsengel Dambadarjaa, Chief Veterinary Officer from the Veterinary and Animal Breeding Service at the Ministry for Food and Agriculture has reported 15 outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in various farms located in Khentii, Dornod and...
Dairy Manufacturers Fined for Violations in Georgia
GEORGIA - Georgia’s National Food Agency (NFA) has fined 56 dairy manufacturer companies and suspended the operation of eleven businesses after the NFA carried out monitoring of business owners in the country....
15 January 2018
Bovine TB Outbreak Reported in Hadarom
ISRAEL - Dr Shlomo Garazi, Chief Officer for Import and Export of the Veterinary Services at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported an outbreak of bovine tuberculosis at a farm located in Hadarom....
Lactalis-Halawa Investigated for Alleged Sale of Contaminated Dairy Products
EGYPT - The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) has been investigating Lactalis-Halawa, the domestic partner of French dairy group Lactalis, for three weeks amid allegations it has sold contaminated dairy products, CPA head Atef Yacoub said on Sunday....
12 January 2018
Nationwide Milk Testing for M. bovis to be Introduced
NEW ZEALAND - A milk test to find out if dairy farms carry Mycoplasma bovis will be extended nationwide as the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) works with the dairy industry to curb the spread of the disease....
Ethiopian Govt Launches Projects to Develop Livestock, Fishery Sectors
ETHIOPIA - The Ethiopian government has recently assigned a US$470 million loan and donation agreement with the World Bank, of which a loan of US$170 million goes to the livestock and fishery resource development....
Dairy UK Welcomes 25 Year Plan
UK - Dairy UK welcomes the publication of "The 25 Year Environment Plan" and supports the Government's aim to deliver an environmentally sustainable future. ...
New Milk Plant in Makueni to Provide Market for Dairy Farmers
KENYA - Kikima Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society has commissioned a dairy plant in Makueni County with a capacity to process and back 300 litres and 6,600 litres in a day....
11 January 2018
CJP Takes Notice of Substandard Packed Milk in Sindh
PAKISTAN - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of the sale of substandard packed milk all over Sindh....
10 January 2018
IFA Targets Major Increase in Live Exports for 2018
IRELAND - Speaking at the Bord Bia Live Export seminar in Tullamore on Monday (8 January), IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said Ireland needs to target an additional 100,000 head of live exports for 2018....
Dairy Farmers in Gicumbi Decry High Feed Costs
RWANDA - Dairy farmers in Gicumbi District are worried about the high cost of animal feeds, which they say has affected production....
Dairy Farmers Seek Time to Implement SC Ban on Hormonal Injections
PAKISTAN - Upset by the recent Supreme Court ban on the sale and import of hormonal injections for use in livestock, associations of dairy farmers have appealed to the chief justice of Pakistan to give farmers at least five months to abandon this practice...
09 January 2018
Over 1M Vaccines to be Acquired for Prophylactics of Cattle Diseases
KAZAKHSTAN - Over 1 million vaccines will be acquired for prophylactics of diseases among animals in Atyrau region, reports the regional communications service....
Positive Test for Cattle Disease at Ashburton Farm
NEW ZEALAND - The cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis has been detected on an Ashburton dairy farm, bringing to 14 the total number of infected properties nationwide. ...
08 January 2018
Team to Visit SL to Explore Possibility of Establishing Dairy Farm in Polonnaruwa
SRI LANKA - The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Dr Shahid Ahmad Hashmat informed the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena that a high-level experts team would soon visit Sri Lanka to carry out a feasibility report regarding establishment...
SC Prohibits Dairy Farmers from Injecting Cows for Milk Production
PAKISTAN - Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Saturday prohibited dairy farmers from injecting hormones in cows and buffaloes to increase milk production, during a hearing of a case regarding tampered milk in Punjab....
DFA Applauds Missouri Governor's Support of Dairy
US - Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national cooperative owned by family farmers, applauds Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' support of the state's dairy industry....
04 January 2018
Food, Trade Commitments Welcomed in Secretary of State’s Oxford Address
UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed Michael Gove’s support for food production, delivering fairer food supply chains and securing the right trading platforms post-Brexit when the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs addressed the Oxford...
03 January 2018
Dairy Co-ops Told to Purchase More Milk
INDIA - In an indication that there was an unrest brewing among dairy farmers in the country, the Centre has asked major milk co-operative societies in the country to purchase all the milk being brought to them by farmers in flush season....
46 Farms Now at Heart of Expanding AHDB Farm Excellence Network
UK - Farmer-to-farmer learning is now at the heart of AHDB’s knowledge exchange work, with 46 farms across the country fully engaged in AHDB Farm Excellence activities....
02 January 2018
Punjab Plans to Introduce Dairy Credit Card
INDIA - On the lines of Kisan Credit Card, Punjab government plans to introduce Dairy Credit Card in the state for which it has sought financial assistance from the Central Government....
Zambia National Service Commended for Increasing Heads of Cattle
ZAMBIA - Zambia National Service (ZNS) Chief of Training and Operations Josphat Jere has commended the Zambia National Service Luamfumu Unit in Mansa for the continued increase in the number of Cattle at the unit....
28 December 2017
Govt to Strengthen Dairy Infrastructure to Improve Farmer Income
INDIA - The government is working on creating additional milk processing infrastructure to double the dairy farmers' income by 2022 and meet the future challenges....
27 December 2017
French Govt Assists with Soft Loan for Dairy Development
SRI LANKA - Marking over 45 years old of development cooperation between Sri Lanka and France, the French Government agreed to extend its assistance to Sri Lanka, by providing a €13.9 million (approximately SLR 2,514 million) concessional loan for the...
Georgian Dairy Industry on the Upswing
GEORGIA - Growth in Georgia’s dairy industry is on the upswing, owing to an improving investment climate, good dairy farming conditions and strong demand for milk, cheese and other dairy products....
Cattle Corridor Districts Lose Shs600m Over Quarantine
UGANDA - Local authorities in the cattle corridor districts of Sembabule, Lyantonde, Gomba and Nakasongola have suffered a financial loss of Shs672 million in local revenue following the restriction on the slaughter, sale and transportation of cattle...
22 December 2017
Dairy Co-op Leaders Fail to Milk it for BJP in Gujarat
INDIA - The Gujarat election results not only sprung surprises in political circles, but also shocked the cooperative sector, with some of the prominent names from the BJP camp losing the polls. However, experts don’t foresee any damage to the cooperative...
SL Imports Milch Cows from Australia for Medium-scale Dairy Farmers
SRI LANKA - Sri Lanka, in an effort to boost local milk production, has imported 3,000 high yielding milch cows from Australia....
 
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