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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. ...
12 January 2012
View news from Venezuela Venezuela Tightens FMD Restrictions
VENEZUELA - The Ranchers Federation of Venezuela demanded that the government suspends the import of meat and livestock from Paraguay, following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)....
12 August 2009
View news from Venezuela Tough Times for Venezuelan Meat Industries
VENEZUELA - Domestic meat production is lagging behind fast growing demand for meat, and imports are meeting the growing gap. The country's modern poultry industry has fared better than the beef sector, for which the outlook is bleak....
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. ...
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. ...
13 February 2007
View news from Venezuela VAT on Venezuela beef to be eliminated
VENEZUELA - José Gregorio Vielma Mora, head of the Integrated National Customs and Tax Administration Service (Seniat) said Hugo Chávez government move not to levy value-added tax on beef, among other food items, will be effective as of March 1st. ...
09 February 2007
View news from Venezuela Meat, Sugar Scarce in Venezuela Stores
VENEZUELA - Meat cuts vanished from Venezuelan supermarkets this week, leaving only unsavory bits like chicken feet, while costly artificial sweeteners have increasingly replaced sugar, and many staples sell far above government-fixed prices. ...

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