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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
View news from Germany World Nutrition Forum: Exploring Sustain:Ability and Limits to Growth
GERMANY - Author and sought-after expert in climate issues, energy and scenario modeling, Professor Jorgen Randers will set the tone for discussions on the planet’s sustainability and what this means for the future of agriculture and livestock. ...
Thursday, August 07, 2014
View news from Germany Antibiotics Use Falls Again in Germany
GERMANY – Antibiotics use by veterinarians fell again in 2013, Federal Office data shows....
View news from Germany EuroTier 2014: Stands Already Booked by Over 2000 Exhibitors
GERMANY - The world’s largest trade fair for professional animal production, EuroTier 2014, will be held at the Exhibition Grounds in Hanover from 11 to 14 November 2014. The leading companies in the industry will be presenting a complete programme...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
View news from Germany German Farm Economics 'Significantly Worse' than March
GERMANY – German agriculture is suffering from a downturn in grain, dairy and cattle prices, while a drop in input costs and improving pork markets are benefiting some producers....
Thursday, May 08, 2014
View news from Germany Joint Action Needed to Tackle Massive Global Food Losses
GERMANY - Tackling the world’s massive food loss problem is a key to reducing hunger and poverty, but governments and companies must step up their collaboration on the issue, an international congress on food losses and waste heard today (7 May)....
Friday, May 02, 2014
View news from Germany Germany Adjusts to New Animal Health Regulations
GERMANY – Greater responsibility now rests on farmers to improve farm biosecurity and prevent disease after a new government ruling was announced yesterday (1 May)....
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
View news from Germany New Regulations Come into Force to Reduce Antibiotic Use
GERMANY - From the beginning of April the German agricultural authorities have put in place a new regulation requiring livestock owners to report the amount of antibiotics they are giving their animals every six months....
Monday, April 07, 2014
View news from Germany German Ag Ministers Call for End to Financing Extreme Confinement of Farm Animals
GERMANY - The Conference of German State Agriculture Ministers adopted a resolution calling on the German federal government to ensure that International Finance Institutions meet or exceed European Union animal welfare laws when funding agribusiness...
Monday, March 31, 2014
View news from Germany Production to Resume at VION Bad Bramstedt
GERMANY - Four weeks on from ordering a shutdown at VION Bad Bramstedt GmbH, the Ministry of Energy, Agriculture, the Environment and Rural Areas (MELUR) in Schleswig-Holstein has lifted its temporary ban on production at the beef slaughter and processing...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
View news from Germany World Nutrition Forum Explores Sustainability in Munich
GERMANY - A premier platform for inspiring ideas and exchanging knowledge, the World Nutrition Forum 2014, sponsored by Biomin, looks set to kick-start another dynamic round in Munich this October....
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
View news from Germany Germans Identify Second BSE Case
GERMANY – Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has struck again in Germany, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported....
Monday, February 10, 2014
View news from Germany Germany Records Small Increase in Meat Production in 2013
GERMANY - In 2013, commercial meat production was just under 8.1 million tonnes, an increase of 0.4 per cent over the previous year, according to provisional but official German statistics, writes Jackie Linden. ...
View news from Germany German Ag Census: Fewer Farms But More Are Organic
GERMANY - Average farm size is now 59 hectares, according to the provisional results of the latest agricultural census, writes Jackie Linden. ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
View news from Germany Resilient Farming Systems to Eradicate Hunger
GERMANY - Moves to encourage innovative and resilient farming systems have the potential to make a considerable contribution to improving food and nutrition security....
View news from Germany Call for Agricultural Action to Fight Global Hunger
GERMANY - An international call has been made for closer links between agricultural and food policies in the fight against global hunger....
View news from Germany Biofuels Benefits Highlighted at Berlin Green Week
GERMANY - Copa-Cogeca highlighted the major benefits of biofuels for the environment, for the economy, for animal feed, for growth and jobs in EU rural areas and called for a consistant EU policy at a major conference during Berlin Green Week. ...
View news from Germany Water Stewardship – Key to Food Security
GERMANY - How sustainable water use can secure food production over the long term was the central theme of the Blue Planet session at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture during Green Week in Berlin....
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
View news from Germany German BSE Outbreak Confirmed
GERMANY – Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed in a ten year old cow farmed on the border with Poland....
Thursday, January 16, 2014
View news from Germany Scientists Find Fleckvieh Bull Infertility Gene
GERMANY – A genetic mutation in Fleckvieh bloodstock is responsible for bull infertility, geneticists at the Technical University of Munich have discovered....
View news from Germany Carbapenemase-producing Germs in Livestock Populations
GERMANY - Carbapenems are antibiotics authorised for the treatment of humans and which were categorised by the World Health Organisation as critically important antimicrobials for the treatment of humans. Reserve antibiotics of this kind are only supposed...
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
View news from Germany Cloning Ban 'Would Be No Loss'
GERMANY – If the European Commission banned cloning, there would be no adverse impact to cattle farming, says the German Farmers Association (DBV)....
Monday, December 02, 2013
View news from Germany EuroTier 2014: Meeting Place for Global Animal Production Industry
GERMANY - Preparations are now underway for the leading international event for animal production professionals – also featuring ‘EnergyDecentral’ and ‘Veterinarian Congress’ in 2014 – from 11 to 14 November 2014 in Hanover, Germany...
Friday, November 08, 2013
View news from Germany Antimicrobial Resistance: From Monitoring to Preventive Measures
GERMANY - Resistance of pathogens to antimicrobials is on the increase and experts agree that the use of antibiotics must be reduced to an absolute minimum. ...
Friday, October 11, 2013
View news from Germany Successful Anuga for VION Food
GERMANY - Stefaan Vansteenkiste was delighted with VION’s interactions with visitors at Anuga, the world’s leading food fair. He highlighted that the main growth markets are in Asia as well as launching Goldbeef and the popularity of high-welfare...
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
View news from Germany New Meat Curing Process Breaks Retail Sector
GERMAN – A new meat curing process is breaking onto the retail market after gaining a footing in restaurants and processor outlets....
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
View news from Germany Germany Measures Antibiotic Use on Farms
GERMANY - Data on the amount of antibiotics used in livestock farming are to be collected for the first time. On average, a German pig receives antibiotics for 4.2 days over the 115-day growing period....
Monday, August 12, 2013
View news from Germany Sharp Decline in German Meat Exports to Russia
GERMANY - Meat exports to Russia in the first five months of this year have declined sharply from 2012, particularly for beef and poultry meat...
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
View news from Germany Germany Amends Act to Reduce Antibiotic Use
GERMANY - The German Federal Council agreed a draft to amend the Drug Law (AMG) on Friday clearing the way for more transparency in the use of antibiotics in animal husbandry and reducting of quantities used. ...
 
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