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15 September 2017
View news from European Union Flexible live IBR Vaccination now available on-farm
A mindset change is needed among farmers to address the common perception that vaccination suggests disease is present in a herd....
24 August 2017
View news from European Union Canada’s Cheese Quota Settlement Upsets EU Dairy Farmers
EU - Canada’s federal government has finalised the details of an additional import quota that will allow 18,500 tonnes of European cheese to enter Canada, but EU dairy producers aren’t happy....
28 July 2017
View news from European Union Report Reveals More Evidence on Link Between Antibiotic Use, Antibiotic Resistance
EU - The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of use of antibiotics on the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ...
View news from European Union First Payments Awarded in Global Brucellosis Vaccine Prize Competition
EU - Three organisations have each been awarded prizes of US $100,000 following their initial application to the Brucellosis Vaccine Prize – a global US $30 million competition aimed at incentivising the development of a new Brucella melitensis vaccine....
19 June 2017
View news from European Union IFA Welcomes ECJ Ruling on Dairy Substitutes; Supermarkets Urged to Take Them Out of Cabinets
EU - IFA National Liquid Milk Chairman John Finn today (Fri) welcomed last week’s judgment by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which stated that "purely plant-based products cannot, in principle, be marketed with designations such as 'milk', 'cream',...
07 June 2017
View news from European Union PCR Testing Can Eliminate BVD Persistently Infected Cycle
New research shows PCR’s higher sensitivity can reduce economic impact of false-negative results in infected calves. ...
01 June 2017
View news from European Union Copa and Cogeca Celebrate World Milk Day; Nutritious Benefits Underlined
EU - Copa & Cogeca celebrated in Brussels today World Milk Day and underlined the many nutritious benefits of consuming milk and dairy products, especially for the young and elderly....
30 May 2017
View news from European Union Farmers, Forest Owners Along with Co-ops Driving Force Behind Green Jobs
EU - Copa and Cogeca underlined at a major workshop yesterday during this years’ Green Week the important role farmers and their cooperatives play in driving green jobs in Europe....
09 May 2017
View news from European Union IFA: 10 Reasons Co-ops Must Remain Ambitious When Setting Milk Prices
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Chairman Sean O’Leary has said there are many good reasons for the optimism for 2017 milk prices, voiced by many industry leaders in recent months, to continue underpinning co-ops’ milk price decisions this month and next....
08 May 2017
View news from European Union Considerations in Developing a Reproductive Vaccination Program
Protecting calves from disease begins before they are born...
04 May 2017
View news from European Union Unfair Trading Practices Costing Farmers, Agri Co-ops, Says IFA
EU - Speaking in Brussels at an event organised by EuroCommerce in the European Parliament, IFA President Joe Healy said unfair trading practices (UTPs) by retailers cost farmers and agri co-ops across Europe nearly €11bn each year....
02 May 2017
View news from European Union Farmers, Cooperative Presidents Unite in Brussels; Agreement on Future of CAP
EU - European farmers and cooperative Presidents united in Brussels on Friday (28 April) and agreed on a joint position on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), underlining the need for a stronger, sustainable and more modern CAP which is more...
01 May 2017
View news from European Union IFA Building Support in Brussels on Brexit Negotiations
EU - Speaking from Brussels where he is attending a meeting of the European farm group COPA, IFA President Joe Healy said there is an increasing realisation among farm bodies across Europe of the potential damaging implications of a hard Brexit....
07 April 2017
View news from European Union Minister Must Obtain Retention of €30M Unspent Fund from EU Milk Reduction Scheme
EU - Payments for the first phase of the EU production scheme were made last week, and those for the much smaller second and last phase will come due at the end of this month....
06 April 2017
View news from European Union IFA: Co-ops Can Still Deliver 33C/L Before Peak as GDT Up 1.6%
EU - Speaking after last week’s meeting of the IFA National Dairy Committee, Chairman Sean O’Leary said the Committee were clear that co-ops still need to focus on increasing milk prices before peak, in order to deliver the 33c/l average some industry...
31 March 2017
View news from European Union EU Volume Reduction Programme Proves Itself
EU - Milk producers from 16 European associations evaluated the outcomes of the EU volume reduction programme very positively at the recent Member's Assembly of the European Milk Board (EMB)....
22 March 2017
View news from European Union EU Milk Reduction Scheme: Nearly 852,000 T Reduced
EU - Nearly 44,000 farmers from across the EU have applied for support from the EU for agreeing to voluntarily reduce their production of milk in the last quarter of 2016....
21 March 2017
View news from European Union 'Onerous' Letter Campaign by European Dairy Farmers
EU - Nowadays, "onerous letters" are landing on the desks of Europe's Agriculture Ministers and Agriculture Commissioner Hogan....
10 March 2017
View news from European Union Minister Must Fast-track EU Milk Reduction Scheme Payments, Says IFA
EU - IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Sean O’Leary has said the EU Commission yesterday revealed the EU production reduction scheme would be underspent by around 20 per cent....
08 March 2017
View news from European Union IFA Leader Says Keeping GDT in Perspective is Crucial
EU - Speaking yesterday in Brussels at the March COPA Milk Meeting, IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Sean O’Leary said that, despite yesterday’s 6.3 per cent fall in the GDT auction index, farm organisations from all over Europe reported significant...
07 March 2017
View news from European Union EU Dairy Returns More Relevant Than GDT, Says IFA
IRELAND - Commenting on the first ever GDT Annual Report, published yesterday for 2016, IFA National Dairy Chairman Sean O’Leary noted that GDT traded only 636,000t of product during 2016 – down 36 per cent on the peak levels of trade of 2014, and...
03 March 2017
View news from European Union Arla Pays Additional €124M to Company's Farmers
EU - Arla’s Board of Representatives has decided to distribute a total of €124 million to the farmer-owners as the annual supplementary payment, also known as the 13th payment. On average, that amounts to one eurocent per kilo of milk supplied by...
01 March 2017
View news from European Union Closest Possible Trading Relationship with UK, Strong CAP Key Brexit Issues
EU - Reacting to a report by the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture on the impact of Brexit on farming, IFA President Joe Healy said the two key issues for the agriculture sector are the closest possible trading relationship between the UK and EU, and...
24 February 2017
View news from European Union EU Agri-food Exports Reach Record High in 2016
EU - Agri-food exports from the European Union reached record high in 2016, according to annual 2016 figures....
23 February 2017
View news from European Union EU Report Reveals Antibiotic Resistance Remains High
EU - Bacteria found in humans, animals and food continue to show resistance to widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease...
13 February 2017
View news from European Union Still No Intervention Stock Shifted; PSA Closed
EU - In the latest (4th) tender process for SMP intervention stock, nothing was sold again. ...
View news from European Union Commission Must Act on Fertiliser Prices as EU Farmers' Body Backs IFA Campaign
EU - Speaking from Brussels, IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the support from the official European Farmer and Co-op representative body (COPA/COGECA) for the campaign to remove duties and tariffs on fertiliser prices....
09 February 2017
View news from European Union IFA Accuses Yara of Ripping Off Farmers with Fertiliser Price Hike
EU - IFA President Joe Healy has accused European fertiliser manufacturers of ripping off farmers by jacking up prices since the beginning of the season....
 
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