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08 May 2014
View news from Brazil Production Drop Means Higher Milk Prices For Brazilians
BRAZIL – Milk prices paid to Brazilian farmers in April leapt higher after a widespread fall in production, University of Sao Paulo data shows....
01 May 2014
View news from Brazil BRF Sees Good Growth First Quarter
BRAZIL - BRF closed the first quarter of 2014 with 7.1 per cent growth in EBITDA over the same period last year, totalling R$861 million....
21 March 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilians On 10 Year Path to 40 Per Cent More Milk and Meat
BRAZIL – A bullish government proposal has set sights on increasing meat and milk production by 40 per cent in 10 years....
19 March 2014
View news from Brazil Sky High Milk Prices Drop in New Year
BRAZIL – Raw milk prices have fallen this year from their lofty 2013 levels, say industry analysts....
14 March 2014
View news from Brazil Americans In Pursuit of Brazilian TB Test
BRAZIL – US scientists are hot on the heels of a blood test for bovine tuberculosis devised by Brazilian experts....
03 March 2014
View news from Brazil BRF Outlook Good as Income Soars
BRAZIL - BRF saw profits rise by 38 per cent last year reaching R $ 1.1 billion....
19 February 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Plans For More Meat and Milk Take Shape
BRAZIL – A comprehensive beef and dairy sector development strategy has been outlined by a national research body to deliver short, medium and long term goals. ...
29 January 2014
View news from Brazil Farm Minister Meets To Sign Foot and Mouth Action Plan
BRAZIL – An action plan for foot and mouth has been signed to improve the eradication status of the Roraima region....
21 January 2014
View news from Brazil Pasture Production Tops Priorities In Central Brazil
BRAZIL – Pasture production is the biggest challenge to many farmers in central Brazil, a regional taskforce has learned....
30 December 2013
View news from Brazil US to Consider FMD Status of 14 Brazilian States
BRAZIL - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to consider 14 Brazilian states for recognition as areas free of FMD with vaccination....
19 December 2013
View news from Brazil Joint Statement With US Could Bouy Farming Productivity
BRAZIL – Agricultural trade between Brazil and the US is set to further improve with the publication of a joint statement, respective US and Brazilian agricultural authorities have announced....
09 December 2013
View news from Brazil Costa Rica Agrees to Semen and Embryo Imports
BRAZIL – Brazil has received the official go ahead to export bovine semen and embryos from the Department of Animal Health in Cost Rica....
19 November 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian National Livestock Earnings to Increase
BRAZIL – National agricultural production earnings will rise almost ten per cent to R$419.76 billion if preliminary studies are realised....
15 November 2013
View news from Brazil Veterinary Services Need To Strengthen Urgently
BRAZIL – The urgent need for coordination of veterinary services to support food production and animal health will be addressed at next month’s veterinary education conference....
11 November 2013
View news from Brazil Change of Culture for Brazilian Processor BRF
ANALYSIS - Brazilian meat and food processing company BRF has given assurances that its primary pig and poultry operations are to remain in the company, following the sale of its beef fattening and slaughtering sector to fellow Brazilian processor, Minerva,...
05 November 2013
View news from Brazil South American Foot and Mouth Vaccinators Eye 158 Million Cattle
BRAZIL/ARGENTINA – The second round of cattle vaccinations have begun across South America this month to rid the region of Foot and Mouth Disease, aiming to reach 158 million cattle....
31 October 2013
View news from Brazil Brazil to Minimize Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture
BRAZIL- Agriculture Ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have signed a joint statement to minimize the negative effects of climate change on security food....
29 October 2013
View news from Brazil Brasil Foods Quarterly Net Income More Than Doubles
BRAZIL - In its report for the third quarter of 2013, BRF (Brasil Foods) has registered a 216 per cent rise in net income, on net sales up 5.4 per cent to 7.6 billion real (BRR). ...
07 October 2013
View news from Brazil Second Stage of FMD Vaccination Takes Place in Roraima
BRAZIL - The state of Roraima has opened the second round of vaccination against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) on Tuesday, 1 October....
26 September 2013
View news from Brazil Agrotecno Milk to Boost Brazilian Productivity
BRAZIL – A major milk production increase is the aim of an agricultural development officer who will be addressing farmers in Passo Fundo this week....
View news from Brazil Brazilian Minister Discusses Sustainable Water Use in Agriculture
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Antonio Andrade, promoted the sustainable use of water in agriculture during the opening ceremony of the meeting of the Inter-American Board of Agriculture (IABA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina....
16 September 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Steer Prices Improving
BRAZIL - Brazilian steer prices improved during August, averaging R$3.38/kg lwt (approximatelly A$1.60/kg lwt) in Sao Paulo state, up 12 per cent year-on-year in Real (Brazilian currency) terms (Cepea/ESALQ)....
06 September 2013
View news from Brazil New States Recognised as Free of FMD
BRAZIL - The states of Ceará and Piauí are now recognised as zones free of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)....
27 August 2013
View news from Brazil Whey Import Tariff Slashed to 2 Per Cent
BRAZIL – Import tariffs have been slashed by the Ministerial Chamber on International Trade (CAMEX) on whey product quotas of 2,000 tons to two per cent....
20 August 2013
View news from Brazil Brazil Declared 99 per cent FMD Free
BRAZIL – More than 205 million head of cattle – 99 per cent of the national herd - have been declared free of foot and mouth disease by the agriculture minister, Antonio Andrade....
13 August 2013
View news from Brazil Vaccination Not Required For Bluetongue
BRAZIL – A technical collaboration has unanimously decided that there is no justification for the import of vaccines into Brazil for Bluetongue disease....
30 July 2013
View news from Brazil Brasil Foods Sees Revenue Rise
BRAZIL - Brazilian poultry, meat and food processor Brasil Foods saw the company’s net revenue rise by 10 per cent in the second quarter of the year to R$7.5 billion. ...
10 June 2013
View news from Brazil Farmers See Five Year High For Milk
BRAZIL – Further proof of a five year dairy price high has been announced by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Applied Economics as shortages of dairy supplies have caused price volatility through May....
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