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19 April 2018
View news from Global Consistent Johne's Disease Testing Checks Beef, Dairy Disease Level
Regular diagnostic testing for Johne's disease in beef and dairy herds is important because it keeps producers informed about the disease level in the herd, said Jennifer Street, Idaho State Animal Health Laboratory Principal Biologist....
13 April 2018
View news from Global More Accurate Estimates of Methane Emissions from Dairy Cattle Developed
GLOBAL - Leading the worldwide effort to get a better handle on methane emissions from animals, an international consortium of researchers devised more accurate models to estimate the amount of the potent greenhouse gas produced by dairy cattle....
12 April 2018
View news from Global Livestock Production Much Smaller Challenge to Global Food Security
GLOBAL - Humans face mounting challenges when it comes to finding ways to sustainably feed an exploding population. As populations become wealthier and more urbanized, the demand for animal products continues to climb....
11 April 2018
View news from Global FAO Food Price Index Rises for Second Consecutive Month
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index rose in March, driven by robust increases in grains and dairy prices....
06 April 2018
View news from Global Future Holds Challenges, Opportunities for Dairy Producers
GLOBAL - In the future, global food production systems will come under increased pressure from population growth, urbanization, and climate change....
21 March 2018
View news from Global NFU Response to UK, EU Agreed-upon Terms for Brexit Transition Period
UK & EU - The NFU has given a cautious welcome to details of a 21-month transitional period as part of the agreement to the UK leaving the EU...
05 March 2018
View news from Global Food Abundance Driving Conflict in Africa, Not Food Scarcity
AFRICA - In Africa, food abundance may be driving violent conflict rather than food scarcity....
01 March 2018
View news from Global Dairy, Cereals Push Food Prices Up in February
GLOBAL - Rising world prices for staple grains and dairy products more than offset lower prices for vegetable oils, leading global food commodity prices up in February....
27 February 2018
View news from Global Arla Reveals Improved Quality of Business in 2017 Annual Results
GLOBAL - Strong performance by Arla Foods’ global brands, international markets, and Ingredients business ensured a year of high growth for dairy cooperative Arla Foods in 2017, as it delivered a 27.4 per cent increase in pre-paid milk price to its...
31 January 2018
View news from Global Arla Foods Amba Eyes Further Growth in 2018 with €527M Investment
GLOBAL - The farmer-owned dairy cooperative Arla Foods has announced a plan to invest over half a billion euro in 2018 as the company continues to deliver on its 2020 growth ambition....
12 January 2018
View news from Global Global Food Prices Down in December, Up for Whole Year
GLOBAL - lobal food prices declined in December, led by sharp decreases for vegetable oils and dairy products, according to the latest "FAO Food Price Index" issued yesterday....
08 January 2018
View news from Global Less Chewing the Cud, More Greening the Fuel
UK, US & BRAZIL - Plant biomass contains considerable calorific value but most of it makes up robust cell walls, an unappetising evolutionary advantage that helped grasses to survive foragers and prosper for more than 60 million years....
20 December 2017
View news from Global US Cheese-producing States Benefit from China's Tariff Cut
US & CHINA - US cheese-producing states, especially Wisconsin, the nation's largest producer, will benefit from China's recent move to reduce tariffs on cheese from 12 per cent to 8 per cent....
12 December 2017
View news from Global FAO Food Price Index Declines in November Amid Cereals Boom
GLOBAL - Global food prices declined marginally in November, as lower dairy prices offset a sharp increase in sugar and vegetable oil quotations, according to the latest FAO Food Price Index....
05 December 2017
View news from Global New Module Fully Integrates Johne’s Disease Testing into Laboratory Workflow
GLOBAL - Thermo Fisher Scientific today introduced the Applied Biosystems MagMAX CORE Mechanical Lysis Module designed to optimize nucleic acid purification in the detection of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP), the pathogen that causes...
29 November 2017
View news from Global New Online Tool to Better Safeguard Animal Genetic Resources Launched
GLOBAL - A new FAO database launched today will help countries to better monitor, survey and effectively manage their animal genetic resources, allowing for early warning of the threat of extinction....
15 November 2017
View news from Global Greener Livestock Supply Chains Offer Quick Wins in Climate Battle
GLOBAL - The agricultural sectors are where efforts to end hunger and prevent planetary overheating can come together, and improving livestock supply chains is a fast way to start, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said....
07 November 2017
View news from Global Unity for More Food Safety in Europe and Neighboring Countries
GLOBAL - "To protect consumers, the responsible public institutions have to be networked together all over the world," says Professor Dr Andreas Hensel, President of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and German representative of the...
03 November 2017
View news from Global FAO Food Price Index Eases in October as Dairy Prices Decline
GLOBAL - Global food prices dipped in October, led lower by dairy products, averaging 27 per cent below its all-time high reached in early 2011....
01 November 2017
View news from Global Scientists Unveil Water Buffalo Genome
GLOBAL - An international team of researchers led by the University of Adelaide has published the full genome of the water buffalo - opening the way for improved breeding and conservation of this economically important animal....
30 October 2017
View news from Global Ethiopian-Danish Consortium to Grow Sustainable Dairy Sector
ETHIOPIA & DENMARK - A Danish-Ethiopian project is on the way to making better use of the milk from Ethiopia’s 11 million dairy cows and to improve the nutrition of low-income families in the country. If all goes according to plan, a healthy, fortified,...
23 October 2017
View news from Global Global CO2 Emissions Stalled for Third Consecutive Year
GLOBAL - The annual assessment of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the JRC and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) confirms that CO2 emissions have stalled for the third year in a row....
View news from Global 'Antelope Perfume' Keeps Flies Away from Cows
AFRICA - In Africa, tsetse flies transfer the sleeping sickness also to cattle. This leads to huge losses in milk, meat and manpower. The damage in Africa is estimated to be about 4.6 billion US dollars each year....
View news from Global Delayed Resumption of Re-negotiations Expected to Favour US NAFTA Supporters
CANADA & US - The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says a planned one month break in negotiations aimed at modernizing NAFTA will allow interests in the United States that favor maintaining the agreement time to make their point,...
19 October 2017
View news from Global US Economic Community Aware, Supportive of NAFTA
US & CANADA - Canada's Agriculture Minister says the US economic community is well aware of the benefits of NAFTA and remain supportive of maintaining the deal, writes Bruce Cochrane....
17 October 2017
View news from Global Action Needed to Educate Public on Value of Trade
CANADA, US & MEXICO - Saskatchewan's Agriculture Minister suggests a better job needs to be done in informing the Canadian, American and Mexican public of the value of trade among the three participants of the North American Free Trade Agreement, writes...
13 October 2017
View news from Global Biggest Australia Dairy Maker Said to Draw Yili, Saputo Bids
CHINA & AUSTRALIA - Chinese dairy producer Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co is among bidders that made formal offers for Australia's Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co, in a deal that may value the farmer-owned firm at about A$1 billion ($779 million)...
View news from Global Inequalities of Hunger: Global Hunger Index Spotlights Uneven Progress in Reducing Hunger
GLOBAL - Global hunger levels have fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but more recent rising hunger scores of several countries in the 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) underline how uneven this progress has been and how precarious it is to maintain....
 
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