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30 August 2016
View news from European Union EU Releases Details of Dairy Aid Package
EU - The precise details of the €500 million aid package for the dairy and other livestock sectors announced by Commissioner Phil Hogan in July have been finalised this week in agreement with Member State experts....
23 August 2016
View news from European Union EU Agri-Food Exports Rise Despite Milk Powder Decline
EU - The value of EU agri-food exports for the 12-month period from July 2015 to June 2016 amounted to just over €129 billion, a 2.1 per cent increase compared to 2014-2015, according to the latest monthly report on agricultural trade....
16 August 2016
View news from European Union European Labs Train Up on Lumpy Skin Disease Detection
EUROPE - Training is beginning for experts from 22 countries across Europe at the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency’s laboratories, on how to quickly detect lumpy skin disease – a highly infectious cowpox virus that is spreading through herds...
11 August 2016
View news from European Union Maximum Copper Levels in Cattle Feed Lowered
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has proposed modifications to the maximum levels of copper in feed for some animal groups. ...
28 July 2016
View news from European Union Countries Asked to Cut Use of Last-Resort Antibiotic in Animals
EU - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended that colistin-containing medicines should only be used as a second line treatment in animals and sale should be reduced across the EU....
19 July 2016
View news from European Union EU Agri-Food Exports Increased in 2015
EU - EU exports for agricultural products reached €129 billion in 2015, an annual increase of 5.7 per cent, securing the EU's position as a top world agri-food exporter with a net trade surplus of €16 billion....
18 July 2016
View news from European Union Latest German Milk Price Figures Show Large Losses in April
EU - New figures from April for milk production in Germany showed an average price of 25.78 cents, with production costs over 44.60 cents per kilogram of milk....
07 July 2016
View news from European Union Promising Progress on Vaccine Against Fascioliasis
EUROPE - An international meeting took place earlier this month as part of the project to develop a vaccine against a parasite that reduces productivity in ruminants....
04 July 2016
View news from European Union Cost of Milk Production Study Shows Losses in Denmark, Netherlands
EU - Latest figures for the cost of production for milk in Denmark and the Netherlands mean that large farms are not necessarily the solution to the crisis in the dairy sector, according to the European Milk Board....
01 July 2016
View news from European Union EU Raises Dairy Intervention Ceilings Further
EU - The European Commission further increased the public intervention ceiling for skimmed milk powder from 218,000 tonnes to 350,000 tonnes. ...
View news from European Union Dairy Cooperatives Praised for Role in Better Milk Pricing
EU - Faced with low dairy prices and rising volatility on agricultural markets, President of European farming organisation Cogeca Thomas Magnusson said dairy cooperatives have a crucial role in enabling farmers to get a better price for their milk....
29 June 2016
View news from European Union EU Urged to Provide More Measures to Alleviate Market Pressure
EU - Ministers continued to press the EU's Commission to develop more support measures for farmers, at a meeting of the EU's agriculture and fisheries ministers on 27 and 28 June....
28 June 2016
View news from European Union EU Compound Feed Production Up in 2015
EU - Compound feed production in the EU-28 in 2015 reached 157.3 million tonnes, which is 0.6 per cent more than in 2014, according to data provided by members of feed producers' organisation FEFAC....
16 June 2016
View news from European Union EU Milk Production Not Expected to Increase Further This Year
EU - The EU appears to have finished its rapid increase in milk production, and little – if any – additional milk is expected to come out of the EU over the 2016/17 milk year (Apr-Mar), AHDB Dairy reports....
13 June 2016
View news from European Union EU Milk Production to Slow for Rest of Year
EU - Milk production is likely to slow down in the key dairying regions for the rest of the year, according to new forecasts from the European Commission. ...
09 June 2016
View news from European Union Parliament Calls for EU Action to Help Farmers Fight Unfair Trading Practices
EU - MEPs urge the EU Commission to put forward proposals against unfair trading practices in the food supply chain, so as to ensure fair earnings for farmers and a wide choice for consumers, in a resolution voted on Tuesday 7 June....
27 May 2016
View news from European Union EU Politicians Call for More Dairy Help as SMP Intervention Reaches Limit
EU - The EU must quickly take further measures to stabilise milk prices and bring relief to struggling dairy farmers, urged MEPs in Thursday's plenary debate with Commissioner Phil Hogan and Dutch deputy farm minister Hans Hoogeveen....
24 May 2016
View news from European Union European, African Dairy Farmers Work Together to Solve Crisis
EU - Farmers from European dairy organisations including the European Milk Board (EMB) will meet representatives of the dairy industry in Burkino Faso this week to discuss the continuing supply and demand issues....
View news from European Union Arla Drops June Milk Price
EU - Arla Foods is reducing its amba on-account price, with effect from 1 June 2016, by 1.3 eurocents per kg....
23 May 2016
View news from European Union EU Agri-Food Exports Up in March
EU - EU agri-food exports to third countries in March 2016 were worth €11.3 billion, about €1 billion higher than in February 2016, according to the latest monthly report on agri-food trade....
19 May 2016
View news from European Union New Animal Breeding Rules Adopted at EU Council
EU - New rules on animal breeding were adopted at the meeting of the EU's agriculture ministers this week in Brussels, aimed at simplifying and harmonising the rules across the EU....
18 May 2016
View news from European Union Milk Powder Volumes Heading for New Intervention Ceiling
EU - The volume limit for skimmed milk powder (SMP) offers into intervention at the fixed price could be reached within a month, if powder continues to enter at its current rate, AHDB Dairy reported this week....
13 May 2016
View news from European Union EU Politicians Vote to Support Origin Labels on Meat, Dairy
EU - Country of origin labelling should be made mandatory for meat and milk, MEPs reiterated once again in a non-binding resolution voted on Thursday....
View news from European Union Scientists Call for Review of EU Rules Preventing Insect Use in Animal Feed
EU - The EU-funded PROTEINSECT project has recommended a comprehensive review of European legislation to allow for insect larvae to be used as a source of protein in animal feed....
06 May 2016
View news from European Union Voluntary Milk Supply Reduction Losing Support in Europe, Union Suggests
EU - Ulster Farmers’ Union dairy chairman, William Irvine, says a plan to allow dairy cooperatives and farmers to agree to cut milk production on a temporary basis is losing support in Europe. ...
04 May 2016
View news from European Union New European Collaboration to Work Towards Sustainable Agriculture
EU - A new research collaboration plans to quantify the sensitivity of ecosystems to environmental pressures in representative agriculturally dominated landscapes in Europe....
28 April 2016
View news from European Union EU Dairy Cow Numbers Forecast to Decline This Year
EU - Forecasted figures from a number of EU countries suggest cattle numbers are to fall marginally this year, AHDB Dairy has reported....
27 April 2016
View news from European Union BIOMIN Commits to New Project Aimed at €3B in EU Crop Losses Due to Mycotoxins
EU - Mycotoxins, fungal metabolites that afflict cereals and other crops, cost the European agriculture industry around €3 billion each year and pose harm to human and animal health through the feed and food chain. BIOMIN has joined a scientific research...
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