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10 May 2018
View news from Fiji Inaugural Life Insurance Cover for Dairy Farmers
FIJI - The Fiji Co-operative Dairy Company Ltd (FCDCL) today announced a first-ever life insurance package of $10,000 for dairy farmers together with a Vodafone package offered for farmers who are its prepaid customers....
19 December 2017
View news from Fiji Dairy Co-op Shareholders Demand Explanation
FIJI - The Fiji Cooperative Dairy Company Limited's financial accounts came under heavy fire from shareholders at its annual general meeting held in Nausori today....
27 October 2017
View news from Fiji Fiji Farmers Fight to Save Cattle
FIJI - Farmers in the interior of Tavua are cutting down rain trees to feed cattle and coaxing their malnourished livestock through more than one kilometre of arid terrain to find water as the situation in the Western Division worsens....
03 May 2017
View news from Fiji Fiji Dairy Sector Battles Epidemics
FIJI - The dairy sector in Fiji has dealt with a Tuberculosis and Brucellosis epidemic resulting in a huge loss of cattle numbers and a reduction in milk production since 2009 says Permanent Secretary for Agriculture Jitendra Singh at the Brucellosis...
28 March 2017
View news from Fiji Govt Aids Dairy Farmers with Feed
FIJI - The government supplied animal feed last weekend to dairy farmers in Vatukoula. The help was rendered more than a year after they pleaded for assistance with their milk production business....
15 March 2017
View news from Fiji Vatukoula Dairy Farmers Seek Financial Assistance
FIJI - The Ministry of Agriculture remains tight-lipped on the plight of a group of Vatukoula dairy farmers seeking assistance with the running of their business....
07 March 2017
View news from Fiji Dairy Cow Shortage Hits Fiji Farmers, Firm
FIJI - There is a shortage of dairy cows, says Fiji Cooperative Dairy Company Ltd CEO Sachida Nand....
07 February 2017
View news from Fiji Farmers Urged to Secure Livestock, Property
FIJI - Farmers are being urged to take heed of weather advisories and secure their property and livestock following a heavy rain warning that is in force for the Fiji group....
06 January 2017
View news from Fiji Fiji Dairy Farmers Still Waiting for Assistance
FIJI - Some dairy farmers in Fiji say they are still waiting for government assistance after Cyclone Winston nearly a year ago, and their problems have been compounded by recent flooding....
05 July 2012
View news from Fiji Fiji Dairy Sells for $10million
FIJI - Southern Cross Foods (Ltd) has outbid the Tappoo Group to purchase Fiji Dairy Limited for $10million. ...
05 January 2011
View news from Fiji Fiji Imports NZ Cattle
FIJI - Challenge Livestock New Zealand Limited is to send 330 cows and 20 bulls to Fiji following a deal with the Fijian Agriculture Ministry. ...
13 September 2010
View news from Fiji Fiji Farmers Request Milk Price Increase
FIJI - Dairy farmers are asking for an increase in the price of milk to off-set the huge losses they have made this year. ...
02 September 2010
View news from Fiji Dairy Farms Still On Alert After Brucellosis
FIJI - Brucellosis is still a threat to dairy farmers, it has been revealed....
31 March 2010
View news from Fiji $2.6m For Agricultural Aid
FIJI - The Ministry of Agriculture has allocated $2.6 million for the rehabilitation of crops and livestock affected by Tropical Cyclone Tomas. ...
06 November 2009
View news from Fiji Best Conditions For Dairy Industry in the West
FIJI - Reports have said that the West area of the country provide the best conditions for dairy farming....
13 July 2009
View news from Fiji Monitoring Raw Milk Supply in Fiji
FIJI - Rewa Dairy Co-operative Limited chief executive Ratu Savenaca Seniloli says the company is closely monitoring the brucellosis situation in Tailevu, assessing the supply trend from its largest supplier of fresh milk....
07 July 2009
View news from Fiji Fiji Begins Slaughter of Brucellosis Infected Cattle
FIJI - Fiji’s ministry of agriculture says it has slaughtered more than thirty of the 282 cattle infected with the brucellosis bacteria....
06 July 2009
View news from Fiji Brucellosis in Fiji: Consumers Turn to Foreign Milk
FIJI - People in Fiji are buying more imported milk because of the resurgence of the bacterial disease brucellosis....
03 July 2009
View news from Fiji Brucellosis Strikes Cattle in Fiji
FIJI - Fiji's Department of Primary Industries has put an important cattle breeding program on hold following a resurgence of the bacterial disease brucellosis....
30 June 2009
View news from Fiji Dairy Farms Quarantined for Brucellosis
FIJI - Two dairy farms in Fiji have been quarantined following the discovery of an outbreak of brucellosis....
05 March 2009
View news from Fiji After Fiji's Flood: Livestock Rehab Done for March
FIJI - The Ministry of Primary Industries is working hard to complete its flood rehabilitation assistance to affected livestock farmers by the end of March. ...
21 January 2008
View news from Fiji Dairy farmers seek financial support
FIJI - Naitasiri dairy farmers are urging the interim government to consider subsidizing dairy feed so that they can increase production. ...
10 May 2007
View news from Fiji Milk Risk Analyis Will Tell: Achari
FIJI - The likelihood of milk being imported from Malaysia depends on the results of an import risk analysis, says a senior Ministry of Agriculture official. ...

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