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27 November 2014
View news from European Union EU Farmers Reimbursed €868 Million
EU – Farmers across Europe are being reimbursed a total of €868 million in direct aid by the Common Agricultural Policy....
21 November 2014
View news from European Union We Must Use Antibiotics Responsibly, EU Told
GLOBAL - Antibiotics need using responsibly if the danger of growing levels of resistant bacteria is to be addressed, animal health experts are advising during Antibiotic Awareness Week....
View news from European Union Europe Dips into Pocket Again to Manage Russian Retaliation
EU - The price tag of Russia’s agricultural imports ban grew this week with the release of €28 million to some of Europe’s worst hit nations....
20 November 2014
View news from European Union European Campaign for the Responsible Use of Veterinary Antibiotics
EU - Zoetis has pledged its support for European Antibiotic Awareness Day, an initiative to encourage the prudent use of antibiotics in people and animals....
View news from European Union EU Confirms Baltic States €28 Million Support
EUROPE – A support package worth €28 million has been confirmed for Baltic dairy farmers by the European Commission....
View news from European Union Responsible Use of Antibiotics is Crucial
EU - On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, Copa-Cogeca highlighted the importance of tackling antimicrobial resistance warning it is a serious concern in the EU and worldwide and underlined its commitment to promoting amongst its members the concept of...
19 November 2014
View news from European Union Mansel Raymond Re-elected European Milk Chairman
EU - European dairy farmers have today given their full support to Welsh dairy farmer Mansel Raymond to lead dairy discussions in Brussels for the next two years....
View news from European Union November Brings More Bluetongue For Balkans
EUROPE – Colder weather has not checked the rising death toll from Bluetongue in southern Europe....
18 November 2014
View news from European Union Alarming Rise of Antibiotic Resistance in Europe
EU - Antibiotic resistance has increased in the past years to the point that now constitutes a serious risk to public health....
17 November 2014
View news from European Union Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
13 November 2014
View news from European Union Support for Flexibility of EU Countries to Ban GMO Crops
EU - Long-awaited draft plans to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms on their own territory even if it is allowed at EU level won the support of the Environment Committee on Tuesday...
10 November 2014
View news from European Union Mastitis Cost Calculator app
EU - It’s always better to prevent than to cure....
05 November 2014
View news from European Union Promotion of Agricultural Products in the EU
EU - The European Commission has approved 27 programmes to promote agricultural products in the European Union and in third countries. ...
View news from European Union Study Reveals Differences in Animal Welfare Training across Europe
EU - According to a new study, the main differences in farm animal welfare education across Europe seem to be in the reduced number of hours of education, less interactive teaching and fewer courses in English available to students outside the North West...
24 October 2014
View news from European Union Blutongue Continues Spread Through Italy, Romania This Week
ITALY and ROMANIA - Bluetongue has continued its spread through sheep, goat and cattle farms this week in Italy and Romania....
View news from European Union New Director for Agriculture at EU
EU - Christina Borchmann has been appointed as Director of "Audit of agricultural expenditure" in the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development....
21 October 2014
View news from European Union Bluetongue Strikes in Montenegro, Hungary
EUROPE – Montenegro and Hungary are the latest nations to confirm Bluetongue virus outbreaks, joining a growing list of infected countries in the Balkans region....
17 October 2014
View news from European Union Russian Trade Ban, Other Trade Issues Discussed at EU Agriculture Council
EU - Europe 2020 strategy, international trade issues, African swine fever and the Russian ban on agricultural products were debated at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting earlier this week. ...
View news from European Union EU Research Turning Food Waste into Feed
EU - Global demand for food is expected to increase by 70 per cent by 2050, while a steep increase in biomass use will also put pressure on agriculture....
16 October 2014
View news from European Union Don't Cut EU 2015 Agriculture Budget, Farmers Urge
EU - Copa-Cogeca has attacked EU Commission plans to slash agriculture spending in 2015 amid an unprecedented Russian crisis. ...
15 October 2014
View news from European Union Bluetongue Persisting in Balkans, Greece
EUROPE – A wave of late summer Bluetongue outbreaks has been confirmed by the World Organisation for Animal Health....
10 October 2014
View news from European Union Europe's Farming Looks Mixed Going Forward
EU - Meat production is starting to recover in 2014 and 2015 after two years of low supplies, according to the latest short-term outlook from the European Commission. ...
09 October 2014
View news from European Union Which Antibiotics Are Used in Animals in Europe and Why?
EU - A survey has been published on the antibiotics most commonly used and for what conditions in cattle, pigs, horses, dogs and cats by vets in 25 European Union countries....
08 October 2014
View news from European Union Over 1600 Sheep and a Cow Lost to Bluetongue, Says Latest Update
EUROPE – Two separate serotypes of Bluetongue virus have caused hundreds of deaths on sheep farms in Italy and Greece, according to the latest disease update from the region....
07 October 2014
View news from European Union Next Era Probiotic Solutions on Show at Eurotier
EUROPE – Pioneering scientists have submitted research on a new generation of probiotic applications, to be unveiled at Europe’s leading animal production trade fair....
06 October 2014
View news from European Union Acquisition of Novartis Animal Health by Eli Lilly Approved
EU - The European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of the Novartis Animal Health business ("NAH") of Switzerland by the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company ("Eli Lilly") of the United States under the EU Merger Regulation....
02 October 2014
View news from European Union FAO Urges Europe to Support Sustainable Farming
EU - Speaking at an informal meeting of European Union agriculture ministers in Milan this week, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said European governments must help combat hunger and malnutrition on a global level, as failure to do so will...
25 September 2014
View news from European Union Bluetongue Reports Continue Flooding in Across Balkans
EUROPE – Veterinary laboratories across the Balkans have continued reporting cases of Bluetongue virus cases as the death tolls mounts....
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