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13 August 2020
View news from Chile Chile and Brazil formalise trade pact
Chile’s Senate has approved a free trade agreement with Brazil, cementing the long-standing economic relationship between the two countries....
19 December 2019
View news from Chile Fonterra Announces Plans to Streamline Dairy Operations in Chile
CHILE - Fonterra has purchased the minority interest in Prolesur, held by Fundación Isabel Aninat (the Fundación), as the Co-op looks to streamline its operations in Chile. ...
16 January 2015
View news from Chile Solutions to Save Half of Chile's Dog-Savaged Livestock
CHILE – Chile’s agriculture industry is getting to grips with a feral dog problem responsible for 50 per cent of livestock attacks nationally....
02 January 2015
View news from Chile Chile Sees First Live Cattle Exports Leave to China
CHILE - Chile has exported its first batch of live cattle to China....
25 November 2014
View news from Chile Chile Meat Production Lower
CHILE – Meat imports rose last month as meat production tightened in Chile, says a ministry report....
13 November 2014
View news from Chile China Opens Up to Chilean Live Cattle and Beef
CHILE – An agreement opening up beef and live heifer exports to China represents a “huge opportunity” for Chile’s beef and dairy farmers, says the government....
30 October 2014
View news from Chile Chile Puts Spotlight on Bovine TB
CHILE – Chilean government officials have committed to improving animal health standards, starting with a national symposium on controlling bovine tuberculosis....
07 October 2014
View news from Chile Rural Community Focus of Brucellosis Screening
CHILE – Cattle of a rural community of south central Chile are being vaccinated under a national brucellosis eradication programme....
20 December 2013
View news from Chile Academic Stresses Importance of Tuberculosis Programme
CHILE – Animal health and food safety officials met in Temcuco, Araucania, on Wednesday, in the latest instalment of National Bovine Tuberculosis training to run in the country....
17 December 2013
View news from Chile Major Steps Taken To Eradicate TB from Central Dairying Heartland
CHILE – Efforts to eradicate bovine tuberculosis in the centre of the country must strengthen, a leading veterinarian and disease campaign leader has urged....
11 December 2013
View news from Chile Leading Dairy Cooperative Ships Cheese to Korea
CHILE – A dairy plant in the Los Rios region has commenced a cheese production programme to supply the South Korean market....
10 December 2013
View news from Chile Chile's Cheese Production, Consumption and Imports
CHILE - For 2013 cheese and farmers cheese production is expected to reach 135,000 MT, which is an eight per cent increase over last year....
14 November 2013
View news from Chile Good Traceability Record Attracts EU Attention
CHILE – Agricultural ministers are hoping to capitalise on improvements in meat traceability by opening up trade with the European Union....
06 September 2013
View news from Chile New Cattle Identification Rules Come into Force
CHILE - From the 1 September 2013, all cattle and buffaloes born from that date, should be identified with the Official Individual Identification Device (Diio) and with radio frequency (RFID), within six months or prior to leaving the farm of origin....
15 August 2013
View news from Chile Chilean Dairymen Achieve Record Production for 2012
CHILE – Milk production broke records in 2012 after rising by 2.3 per cent on 2011, a Ministry of Agriculture report has revealed....
13 June 2013
View news from Chile Decline in Chile's Agriculture Sector
CHILE - Agriculture is an important driver for Chile’s economy. Chile’s annual agricultural exports over the last four years have consistently surpassed $8 billion, representing six per cent of the country’s GDP. ...
09 May 2013
View news from Chile TB and Brucellosis Tests Imposed By Ministry
CHILE - Ministry testing of 67 cattle used on small cheese producing farms in the Biobio region has been imposed to safeguard consumers from zoonotic diseases....
17 April 2013
View news from Chile Milk Quality and Animal Health Key For Exports
CHILE – Trade balance for dairy products is nearly 25 million pesos, resulting from exports of added value products....
08 March 2013
View news from Chile OIE Grant FMD Free Status
CHILE – A week after regions in Argentina were given ‘good animal health condition’ approval from the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE), the Coquimbo and Calingasta regions have also been given foot and mouth disease (FMD) clearance without...
29 January 2013
View news from Chile State and Regional Ministers Ratify 400 million peso TB Plan
CHILE – Tuberculosis eradication efforts are being stepped up in Los Lagos by the Secretary of Agriculture, Alvaro Cruzat. ...
19 November 2012
View news from Chile Agriculture Department Conducts TB Sampling in Choapa Region
CHILE - As part of a national Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) monitoring programme the Agriculture and Livestock Service (ALS) of Choapa province are testing cattle to assess whether the disease is present in the region....
12 November 2012
View news from Chile Farmers Meet With Ministry to Discuss Disease Prevention and Cure
CHILE - Competitiveness and quality was the byword of a meeting between farmers and the Livestock and Agriculture Service (LAS> focusing on disease control in cattle. ...
07 November 2012
View news from Chile Milk Production Increases in Chile
CHILE - Milk received by processors in Chile increased 2.8 million litres year on year, according to statistics from the Chilean Department of Agriculture. ...
02 August 2012
View news from Chile Arauco to be Included in TB Control Plan
CHILE - After reviewing the health status of livestock in the province of Arauco in relation to bovine tuberculosis (TB), the Agricultural and Livestock Service, SAG, agency under the Ministry of Agriculture has decided to incorporate this province into...
31 July 2012
View news from Chile Chile and China to Cooperate on FMD
CHILE and CHINA - A major advance in cooperation with China on the fight against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) was the main statement of ministers who participated in the XXIII meeting of the Southern Agricultural Council....
28 June 2012
View news from Chile Chile Launches Livestock Insurance Scheme
CHILE - A new livestock insurance scheme for farmers has been introduced in Chile. ...
03 April 2012
View news from Chile Increase in TB Cases Leads to National Campaign
CHILE - The Chilean Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) is continuing to provide information and carry out campaigns with regard to bovine tuberculosis (TB), in a bid to eradicate the disease....
27 October 2011
View news from Chile Agriculture, Livestock & Fish Exports Double
CHILE - INEGI, the National Institute of Statistic and Geography, reported that agriculture, livestock and fish exports in September totaled $617 million, an increase of over 50 per cent. ...
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