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17 January 2022
View news from Venezuela Cattle crisis in Venezuela
Ranchers hit by inflation have turned to milk for profit...
21 August 2013
View news from Venezuela Sorghum Planting to Solve Fodder Crisis in Zulia State
VENEZUELA – Government funding will go towards drilling five thousand hectares of Sorghum to ease pressure on farmers struggling through an intense summer of heat....
13 June 2013
View news from Venezuela Cattle FMD Vaccine Programme Still to Treat 70,000 Animals
VENEZUELA – With five days to go before foot and mouth disease vaccinations draw to a close, almost 73,000 cattle remain yet to be vaccinated to reach targets for the state of Zulia....
06 June 2013
View news from Venezuela Multi-targeted Vaccinations Announced As a Success
VENEZUELA – Smallholders are being successfully involved in a swathe of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccinations that have incorporated a tick vaccine....
30 May 2013
View news from Venezuela Cycle For Disease Vaccinations Over Half Way Stage
VENEZUELA – The latest vaccination cycle, inoculating cattle for tick illnesses, rabies, brucellosis and foot and mouth disease is more than half complete, the ministry of agriculture has announced....
09 May 2013
View news from Venezuela High Quality Shipment Sees 781 Heifers Enter Venezuela
VENEZUELA – Another shipment of heifers has arrived from Nicaragua in the latest allocation of livestock in a bilateral agreement between the two countries as part of the national policy AgroVenezuela....
30 April 2013
View news from Venezuela Food Security Policies See Upturn in Production
VENEZUELA – National meat and milk production has been strengthening to secure national supply, the Minister for Agriculture announced on Friday....
15 April 2013
View news from Venezuela Vaccination Efforts to be Stepped up in Brucellosis Battle
VENEZUELA – By using a vaccine supplied by the MCD lab, national animal health authorities hope to reduce Brucellosis transmission....
21 March 2013
View news from Venezuela Governments Sign Breeding Stock Agreement
VENEZUELA – Breeding pigs and beef cattle, semen and embryos will be imported from Colombia following a health care protocol signed this week between the Institute of Colombian Agriculture (ICA) and the National Institute of Venezuelan Agricultural...
12 March 2013
View news from Venezuela Venezuela Agricultural Future Uncertain, Says USGC Director
VENEZUELA - After a 14 year rule as president of Venezuela, the passing of Hugo Chavez leaves the country's agricultural sector in a state of uncertainty. ...
27 November 2012
View news from Venezuela National Milk Output Only Half of National Demand
VENEZUELA - The Federated Farmers and Ranchers of the Bolivar region have expressed concern to the government that national milk output is 6 million litres short of national consumption every day....
09 September 2010
View news from Venezuela Imports of Argentina's Cheese and Chicken Rise
VENEZUELA - Supply of foodstuffs imported from the Venezuelan Bolivarian government's allied countries has increased. ...
24 June 2009
View news from Venezuela Venezuelan Milk Producers Concerned by Inaction
VENEZUELA - Milk producers in Venezuela are concerned about the lack of promised government support for their industry and imported dairy products crowding their output out of processing plants....
26 May 2009
View news from Venezuela Venezuela Ends Beef and Milk Import Preferences
VENEZUALA - The Venezuelan Minister of Agriculture and Lands announced the end of the import preferences that were given to beef and milk in 2008 “because the supply problems have been solved. ...
08 December 2008
View news from Venezuela Land Takeovers in Venezuela Threaten Dairy Supply
VENEZUELA - The Government has recently taken over some 87 farms in the western portion of Venezuela, one of the country’s most important milk producing regions. Cattle producers estimate that milk production could fall by 100,000 liters per day as...
18 June 2007
View news from Venezuela Chavez May Seize Farms, Plants to Boost Food Output
VENEZUELA - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said the government may take control of more private farms and food plants to increase production of beef and milk amid shortages. ...
16 March 2007
View news from Venezuela Venezuela vaccinates 95 percent of livestock against foot-and-mouth
VENEZUELA - Venezuela has vaccinated 95 percent of cattle in the country against foot-and-mouth disease, Agriculture and Land Minister Elias Jaua Milano said Thursday....
15 February 2007
View news from Venezuela Controls force beef, dairy, meat prices up 38 percent
VENEZUELA - María Cristina Iglesias, Minister of Light Industries and Trade confirmed this week that the price controls on meat are to remain in force. ...

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