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30 March 2022
View news from Spain Spain prevents shortages through supermarket rationing
Items such as eggs and milk available in limited quantities...
14 March 2022
View news from Spain Spain poised to approve emergency corn buying
The country is eying supply in the US and Argentina...
07 February 2022
View news from Spain Selsaf®, Phileo’s nutritional solution enriched in selenomethionine, selenocysteine soon to be produced in Spain
An integral aspect of sustainability is the responsible local sourcing of raw materials and ingredients. Committed to a sustainable agrifood industry and to answer the growing demand, Phileo by Lesaffre is pleased to announce the Lesaffre investment in...
27 November 2021
View news from Spain USDA, IMF outlooks for Spain’s economic trends
Outside the European Union Member States, Brazil is the largest origin of Spanish agricultural and related imports followed by the US....
23 March 2021
View news from Spain More than 1,600 cattle on second Spanish cattle ship to be killed
Spain on Monday ordered the slaughter of 1,610 cattle which have been stuck aboard the Elbeik livestock ship since December, just weeks after hundreds of cattle on another vessel met a similar fate....
01 March 2021
View news from Spain Spanish government orders cattle on pariah ship to be culled
More than 850 cows that have spent months on a ship in the Mediterranean are no longer fit for transport and should be killed, Spain's Agriculure Ministry said on 27 February....
26 February 2021
View news from Spain Spanish cattle ship returns to port after spending months at sea
A shipload of Spanish cattle that had been drifting for months due to concerns over the bovine bluetongue disease docked in Spain on Thursday, the government said, but the fate of the animals remains unclear....
08 February 2021
View news from Spain Spanish farmers fear that new protections for wolves will lead to livestock deaths
Farmers groups in Spain have condemned the government’s move to declare the Iberian wolf a protected species, saying that a nationwide hunting ban would lead to more attacks on livestock....
14 November 2020
View news from Spain Sustainable farming practices could save Mediterranean soils
A team from the Diverfarming project has shown the efficacy of sustainable management of the soil in avoiding erosion and runoff, above all in intense rainfall events....
04 July 2019
View news from Spain Milk, Dairy Products can Help Prevent Chronic Disease
SPAIN - An adequate consumption of milk and dairy products at different life stages can help prevent various chronic diseases....
28 November 2016
View news from Spain Regenerative Grazing Improves Soil Health and Plant Biodiversity
SPAIN - Regenerative grazing practices improve soil quality and pasture diversity, as the Spain-based European LIFE Regen Farming project, due to end this year, has been able to show....
24 October 2016
View news from Spain Spanish Farmers Not Experiencing Milk Price Rises, Union Says
SPAIN - Global market prices for milk and dairy products are now rising, but the Union of Small Farmers and Ranchers (UPA) says the gains are not being fairly distributed along the supply chain....
26 May 2016
View news from Spain Spain Recognised as Low Risk for BSE
SPAIN - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has officially recognised Spain as one of the countries with negligible risk for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)....
03 September 2015
View news from Spain Spanish Cry for 25 Pence Per Litre Minimum
SPAIN – Farming leaders in northern Spain have held crisis talks to whittle down a list of measures they demand from politicians to save their industry....
28 August 2015
View news from Spain What Can Save Europe’s Dairy Farmers: A Spanish Checklist
SPAIN – Current government measures to steer Spain's dairy sector towards stability are falling short of the mark, according to farming leaders demanding a minimum farmgate price....
25 August 2015
View news from Spain Cash-strapped Spanish to Receive €300 per Cow
SPAIN – As many as three thousand Spanish farms producing milk below the cost of production could benefit from thousands of euros of direct aid....
23 July 2015
View news from Spain Spain, Algeria Reinforce Cooperation on Agriculture, Fisheries
SPAIN - The Spanish and Algerian governments have signed two agreements to improve their collaboration over agriculture and fisheries....
01 July 2015
View news from Spain Processor Behaviour Forces Spanish Milk Dumping
SPAIN – A farmers’ union has warned that around 300,000 litres of milk per day could be dumped as processors turn their backs on contracts....
17 June 2015
View news from Spain North and East Spain Free of Bluetongue Serotype One
SPAIN – Spanish livestock farms in northern and eastern Spain have been officially declared free of Bluetongue, leaving an infected area to the south west....
28 May 2015
View news from Spain Spanish Farmers Responsible for Bluetongue Vaccinations
SPAIN – A regional vaccination programme to quell the spread of Bluetongue virus has placed the onus firmly on farmers to vaccinate their livestock....
20 May 2015
View news from Spain Livestock Animal Size Increased Since Roman Era
SPAIN - Livestock has grown over the centuries as production methods and landscapes have evolved, according to research from the University of the Basque Country....
27 April 2015
View news from Spain Environmental Pasture Management Yields More Grass
SPAIN - Regenerative management practices to improve soil health and plant diversity could also lead to up to 14 per cent improvements in grass yield....
05 March 2015
View news from Spain Surprise Flood Ruins 45,000 Hectares of Spanish Farmland
SPAIN – Floods in northern Spain have caused widespread destruction to crop and livestock farms totalling €50 million after continuous rain combined with an early thaw....
04 March 2015
View news from Spain Worried Farmers on "Right Line" for Quota Abolition
SPAIN – Anxious farmers have been reassured that measures are in place to guide Spain’s dairy sector into the uncharted territory of quota removal next month....
18 February 2015
View news from Spain Spanish Dairy Farmers to Hammer “Fraudulent” Retailers
SPAIN – A farm group is preparing an official complaint, to be submitted to a government agency, as part of the latest move to fight milk discounting....
27 January 2015
View news from Spain Spanish Farmer Outcry over Oil and Fertiliser 'Paradox'
SPAIN – Spanish producers are questioning more expensive fertiliser given the fact that fuel is cheaper, highlighting a 46 per cent crude oil price drop last year....
23 January 2015
View news from Spain Spain Must Change “Radically” or Face “Dairy Catastrophe”
SPAIN - Spanish Farmer groups are cajoling legislators into amending dairy market agreements to ensure 12 month contracts stipulating clearly referenced prices....
09 January 2015
View news from Spain 2015 Will Make or Break Spain’s Dairy Sector
SPAIN – This year will mark the future of Spanish dairying, says a producer organisation lobbying to level the playing field for farmers ahead of quota abolition....
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