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TheDairySite Newsletter - 16th January 2009

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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 5 new features this week:

NBAF: Securing a Threat, or Threatening a Security?
After months of deliberation, Manhattan, Kansas, has been chosen as the destination of the new US National Bio and Agro-Defence Facility (NBAF), writes Adam Anson, reporting for TheCattleSite. But what actions will this new facility undertake and what consequence will it have on the future of American agriculture?
Developing a Sustainable Smallholder Dairy Strategy
Rising commodity prices around the global are providing a backdrop against which investment in agriculture in developing countries is more conducive than ever before, reports proceedings from the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Reducing Nitrogen Costs Using Clover - Teagasc
White clover has a number of useful attributes. Rhizobia bacteria live in nodules on the roots of white clover and have the capacity to make Nitrogen (N) available in the soil for pasture production, reports A.Boland, J. Humphreys and A. Lawless, Teagasc Moorepark and Johnstown Castle.
Animal Genetic Markets in EU Member States
The EU animal genetics market is important for US exporters. According to a report prepared by Alexis Gough from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service, the EU is expected to regulate animal cloning in the foreseeable future, while in the U.S., FDA already put out legislation at the beginning of 2008.
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates
Total U.S. meat production forecasts for 2008 and 2009 are reduced from last month, says the World Agricultural Outlook Board.
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* Global Dairy Cattle Industry News

   General

 » BSE NEWS: Higher Age Tests Mean Savings of €8m
 » FMD NEWS: Nothing to Fear From Live Virus in Oz
 » BLUETONGUE: Rapid Test Gets Licensing Agreement

   European Union

 » MEPs Debate Non-Enforcement of Rules
 » New Measures to Support EU's Struggling Dairy
 » Clones for Food: EC Breaking its Own Rules?

   Ireland

 » Challenge to Reduce Agricultural Emissions
 » A Look Back at Irish Livestock Supplies in 2008
 » Record 32,000 Farmers in Suckler Scheme
 » EU Support Vital for Milk Market Balance
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   United States

 » NBAF Fit For Kansas
 » The Future of US Livestock is Genetically Modified
 » Montana's Big Brucellosis Plan
 » Amendments Made to Enhance Disease Traceability
 » CAFO Rule Changes Could Impact Indiana Farms
 » Gloomy Prediction Casts Shadow on US Livestock
 » USDA Amending the Mideast Milk Order
 » Study Escapes Bison Slaughter at Yellowstone
 » Competition in Alberta's Dairy Supply Chain
 » Raw Milk Threat and Alleged Health Benefits
 » In The Cattle Markets
 » Cattle Outlook - Growth in Cow Herd Productivity
 » Weekly Roberts Report
 » CME: Negative Reaction to WASDE Estimates
Claas - Time for new rules
   Australia

 » 2008: A Record Year for Australian Exports
 » Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
 » Australia Forecast an Organic Future

   United Kingdom

 » LMC Report: World Food Prices in Decline
 » UK Scientists Have New Test
 » Defra Launch Food and Environment Research Agency
 » Battle of Britain: Developments on Bluetongue
 » United Kingdom Milk Prices and Composition of Milk
 » Conference Relates Latest Mastitis Research

   India

 » Foot and Mouth Controls in India

   Canada

 » Economic Crisis Creates Positive Ag Spin-Off

   Viet Nam

 » Vietnamese Milk Imports Keep Prices High
 » Melamine in Viet Nam: Tears Over Spilt Milk

   New Zealand

 » NZ Tracking Device Finds Scaremongering Conspiracy



That's all for this week!

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