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28 May 2015
View news from France France Negligible Risk of BSE
FRANCE - France has been classified as a country with "negligible risk" from BSE....
08 May 2015
View news from France French Government Gives Aid Package for Cattle Sector
FRANCE - The French government has stepped in to lend support to the French beef and dairy sector....
30 March 2015
View news from France OIE Joins World Health Day Celebrations
FRANCE - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) will be involved in the launch of World Health Day 2015, to be held on 7 April....
13 March 2015
View news from France “Fear Leads to Slavery”: French Post-Quota Advice
FRANCE - A post-quota Europe needs fair contracts for its dairy farmers, expert insight on production and markets and an awareness of corporate integration taking hold....
24 February 2015
View news from France Ceva Santé Animale Launches Responsive New Website
FRANCE - A refreshing new design and responsive features will allow users an improved experience when browsing Ceva's new website....
20 February 2015
View news from France Nor-Feed Award Looking for Latest in Plant Based Products for Livestock
FRANCE - Nor-Feed Sud, a French company specialised in the production of plant-based natural additives for animal nutrition, has created the Nor-Feed Award, endowed with €5,000, and open to young scientists from around the world....
09 December 2014
View news from France Four Point Programme to Tackle French Beef Sector Concerns
ANALYSIS - France has put forward a four point programme to tackle problems arising in the beef sector because of the Russian ban on exports and with the imminent loss of milk quotas in the dairy sector....
03 October 2014
View news from France SPACE Offered Window on French Livestock Sector
FRANCE - The SPACE livestock event held in Rennes, France, is notable in that it is still held annually and judging by this year’s bumper attendance the organisers will be under no pressure to move to putting this salon on biennlally, although a strike...
24 September 2014
View news from France French Mega Dairy Proposal Meets Resistance
FRANCE – Planning for a thousand cow dairy farm in France’s Picardy region has met strong opposition and legislative complications....
18 February 2014
View news from France New Software from CIRAD Aims to Cut Antibiotic Use
FRANCE - A team from CIRAD has developed a software capable of identifying some of the proteins involved in triggering bacterial infections. This innovation has significant potential in terms of therapeutic approaches, and in particular would make it...
13 February 2014
View news from France Food Exports Boost French Economic Recovery
FRANCE - The French food industry is the sector that has most contributed to the turnaround in the trade deficit of France....
07 February 2014
View news from France How Much Does Organic Farming Rely on Conventional Agriculture?
FRANCE - The rules for organic farming are pretty strict. When it comes to fertilizer, in Europe it’s recommended that farmers use organically produced manure. But conventional manure is an option as long as it’s not from a factory farm. ...
24 January 2014
View news from France Good Practices Feed Manual Published in French
FRANCE - The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) together with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) have launched the French language version of the “Manual of Good Practices for the Feed Industry”. ...
23 January 2014
View news from France Denieul Elected President of SPACE
FRANCE - The Board of Directors of SPACE, who met in Rennes on 20 January 2014, unanimously elected Marcel Denieul President of SPACE. He succeeds Jean-Michel Lemetayer....
08 January 2014
View news from France Cargill Sells French Animal Health Brand
FRANCE - Cargill has sold its Provimi business’s Zootech® brand and French veterinary sales division to Bimeda®, a leading manufacturer and distributor of veterinary pharmaceuticals and animal health products....
23 December 2013
View news from France French Food Pricing Observatory Files Findings
FRANCE - In his third report to the French parliament on prices and margins in food production, senior government economist Philippe Chalmin has overseen the introduction of some additional supply chains and categories., writes Peter Crosskey. ...
11 November 2013
View news from France Farmers Alerted After Rabies Kills Kitten
FRANCE – French government officials have advised parisienne farmers to exercise caution following the death of a kitten in the Val d’Oise area....
18 October 2013
View news from France French Farmers Speak Out Against Food Waste
FRANCE – Reducing food waste is a responsibility shared by all, says the French Farmers Union....
20 September 2013
View news from France SPACE 2013 Beats Records
FRANCE - The 27th SPACE held from 10 to 13 September 2013 in Rennes beat all attendance records for the number of visitors, in particular foreign visitors, number of exhibitors, size of the exhibition area and number of new products presented....
11 September 2013
View news from France Farms Still Being Lost Through Milk Price War
FRANCE - French dairy farming will continue to lose businesses unless milk pricing woes can be resolved....
04 September 2013
View news from France Agriculture to Go Back into Education
FRANCE – An education programme to introduce students to the complex issues of agricultural sustainability will be included in the national syllabus this term....
02 September 2013
View news from France Novus International-Sponsored Student Travel Award Presented to a Deserving Young Scientist
FRANCE - Stephen Moore, the winner of the EAAP's Young Scientist Competition and recipient of an additional special Travel Award sponsored by Novus was recognised at the European Federation of Animal Science in Nantes, France....
16 August 2013
View news from France EU Production Quotas in 2015 Could Impact French Dairy Sector
FRANCE - France's dairy industry is expected to be significantly impacted by the termination of the EU production quotas in 2015. There are currently intense discussions within the industry and among policy makers on how to adapt to this major change...
14 August 2013
View news from France UK Farmers Observe Lucerne Potential
FRANCE - Grazing specialists say there is scope for farmers to adopt alphalpha (lucerne) grass as an alternative forage option. ...
09 August 2013
View news from France Schmallenberg Vaccine Granted Market Authorization
FRANCE - Market authorization has been granted for a new inactivated vaccine for the schmallenberg virus, to be available to French farmers in September....
07 August 2013
View news from France SPACE President Passes Away
FRANCE - The directors and staff of SPACE pay tribute to their President, Jean-Michel Lemetayer, who died suddenly on 31 July....
12 June 2013
View news from France SPACE 2013: Top Livestock Event
FRANCE - SPACE 2013 will take place from Tuesday 10 to Friday 13 September, in Rennes. ...
01 May 2013
View news from France Ombudsmen Arrives at Milk Price Formula
FRANCE – After a protracted consultation process across all dairy sector stakeholders, the Ombudsman in charge of mediating a sustainable market structure has arrived at a minimum per litre price of €25. ...
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