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02 March 2012
View news from France Decline in French Cattle Numbers in 2011
FRANCE - French cattle numbers in November 2011 were down three per cent year-on-year, with both dairy and beef herds back one per cent and two per cent, respectively, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA). ...
22 February 2012
View news from France Senoble & Agrial Merge to Create Senagral
FRANCE - The European Commission cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed creation of SENAGRAL, a joint venture to be controlled by SENOBLE and AGRIAL, two French companies operating in the dairy sector. ...
13 February 2012
View news from France Plant Breeding Breakthroughs to Reduce Soy Imports
FRANCE - France ranks above average in being protein-independent for the feed sector among European Union (EU) Member States. While soybean meal consumption has remained relatively stable at four million metric tons (MT) annually over the past 25 years,...
08 February 2012
View news from France Schmallenberg Update in France
FRANCE - Veterinarians met with Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Agriculture last week to give an update on the detection of Schmallenberg virus in Northern France....
31 January 2012
View news from France Schmallenberg Virus Spreads to France
FRANCE - The Schmallenberg virus has spread further and has now been detected on a farm in the NorthEast of France....
04 January 2012
View news from France Changes To Milk Management Quotas
FRANCE - The French Agricultural Ministry has said that milk producers are able to exceed their 2011/2012 milk quota by up to two per cent, without being penalised....
05 December 2011
View news from France France Opposes Use Of Animal Meal
FRANCE - As long as Bruno Le Maire is Minister of Agriculture and Food, animal meal will not be reintroduced in France. ...
25 November 2011
View news from France Symposium To Discuss Dairy Powder Functionality
FRANCE - Call for papers, posters and registration for the forthcoming IDF/INRA International Symposium on Spray Dried Dairy Products will be held in Saint-Malo/France from 19 to 21 June 2012....
22 November 2011
View news from France Processors Force Producers Into Weak Contracts
FRANCE - Dairy contracts between producers and processors will secure producer's income, increase the competitiveness of the sector and provide more opportunities for farmers when the milk quota system is abolished in 2015, according to French Minister...
18 November 2011
View news from France France To Reduce Antibiotic Use By 25 Per Cent
FRANCE - The French Ministry of Agriculture has announced plans to reduce the risk of antibiotic resistance through veterinary medicine....
View news from France Innovation Key For French Agriculture
FRANCE - The agriculture outlook is distorted, said Xavier Beulin, President of the French farming union, FNSEA. ...
20 October 2011
View news from France French Cattle Numbers Down
FRANCE - Total French cattle numbers fell two per cent year-on-year as at May 2011 to 19.01 million head, after remaining stable for two years, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
14 October 2011
View news from France Biomin At SPACE 2011
FRANCE - The 25th SPACE, held in Rennes from 11 to 16 September 2011, ended on a highly successful note in terms of exhibitor numbers, visitor attendance and, above all, the very positive atmosphere for business throughout the show....
12 October 2011
View news from France French Government Supports Young Farmers
FRANCE - Funding is now available to support young farmers with innovative projects. ...
20 September 2011
View news from France Farmers Look At Duo Maize Success
FRANCE and UK - A group of dairy farmers from the UK travelled to northern France to see how the Duo Maize concept is working in its sixth year of full-scale use there. They also compared this against their experiences in the second full year of on-farm...
19 September 2011
View news from France Fair Contracts, Not Dependency For Milk Producers
FRANCE - The France MilkBoard presented a model contract with fair terms and conditions for French milk producers at the SPACE agricultural fair....
31 August 2011
View news from France Biomin To Exhibit At SPACE
FRANCE - Biomin invites visitors to SPACE to visit its booth, B36 in Hall nine....
02 June 2011
View news from France Registration Is Open For SPACE 2011
FRANCE - Registration for international and local visitors is now open for SPACE 2011, the international livestock fair in Rennes on 13 to 16 September. ...
10 May 2011
View news from France Global Vet Education Meeting Celebrates 250 Years
FRANCE - The World Conference on Veterinary Education marks 'Vet Year' and the 250th anniversary of the profession, starting on Friday this week in Lyon. ...
09 May 2011
View news from France Supply Chain Agrees To Control Price Volatility
FRANCE - Last week, Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, met representatives from producer, processor and retailer groups to diccuss the volatility of commodity prices in the livestock sector. ...
15 April 2011
View news from France Discussing Ag Development At G20
FRANCE - Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Rural and Regional Planning has met with representatives of farmers organisations to discuss the mobilisation of food security and business development related to agriculture, under the...
21 February 2011
View news from France 48th Salon International de l'Agriculture Opens
FRANCE - President Nicolas Sarkozy opened the 48th Salon International de l'Agriculture on Saturday morning. He was accompanied by the Minister for Agriculture, Bruno Le Maire. Both figures toured the show, meeting farmers before attending a round table...
18 January 2011
View news from France Beulin Leads FNSEA Into 2011
FRANCE - Xavier Beulin, the new president of France's national federation of farmers' unions, the FNSEA, has repeated his commitment to shore up farm incomes in the current economic crisis, adding that: "Competitiveness is our top priority." ...
13 January 2011
View news from France Contracts A Must For The Dairy Industry
FRANCE - The decrees mandating the contracts between producers and buyers in the dairy industry have been published in the Official Gazette, under the law of modernisation of agriculture and fisheries (LMAP) of July 27, 2010. ...
05 October 2010
View news from France New Report Identifies Problems in French Agriculture
FRANCE - Despite the dairy crisis, a new report forecasts an increase in milk production this year, while wheat and poultry meat output are down from last year....
22 September 2010
View news from France IBR Infection In SPACE Cattle Exhibitors
FRANCE - An animal exhibiting at SPACE, the French agricultural show has been identified positive with infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR)....
09 September 2010
View news from France Agreement To Raise The Milk Price
FRANCE - French milk producers have seen a 10 per cent rise in milk prices compared to last year, says the European Milk Board (EMB)....
19 July 2010
View news from France Looking At Campylobacter In French Cattle
FRANCE - French researchers have published the first overview of the prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in cattle in France....
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