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26 March 2015
View news from Global 80 Per Cent of Livestock Producing Regions Face High Threats from Mycotoxins
GLOBAL - Mycotoxin-related threats to livestock production are severe or high in 80 per cent of regions worldwide according to the latest BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey. Those areas registered three or more major mycotoxins at concentration levels known to cause...
25 March 2015
View news from Global Antimicrobial Resistance – Who is Responsible?
ANALYSIS - Misuse and overuse of antimicrobials has been linked to the emergence and spread of organisms resistant to them, rendering treatments obsolete and threatening public health....
24 March 2015
View news from Global Punitive Trade Barriers Hit European Exports
ANALYSIS - Significant trade and investment barriers are being built by Europe’s leading trading partners....
View news from Global World Antibiotic Use in Animals to Go Up Not Down
GLOBAL - Animal health's use of antibiotics will be 67 per cent higher in 2030 than in 2010 as agriculture intensifies to meet growing animal protein demand, estimates a new study. ...
20 March 2015
View news from Global IFPRI: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico Home to Half World’s Hungry
GLOBAL - Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Mexico may be rising economic powerhouses, but these five fast-growing, middle income countries are still home to nearly half of the world’s hungry, or 363 million people, according to IFPRI's new Global...
19 March 2015
View news from Global Agriculture Bears Major Brunt of Disaster Impacts
GLOBAL - Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector according to initial results from a new FAO study released at the UN World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction....
View news from Global FAO Boosts Animal Disease Control, Food Security in Response to Syria Crisis
MIDDLE EAST - The FAO is scaling up its support to Jordan and other countries in the region affected by the humanitarian crisis in Syria that has entered its fifth year....
View news from Global Surveying the Global Mycotoxin Threat
GLOBAL - Biomin has launched an infographic providing a global view of mycotoxin occurrence and the main trends from its latest Mycotoxin Survey....
12 March 2015
View news from Global Strengthening the Direct Link Between Small-Scale Farmers and Public Institutions
AFRICA - An innovative partnership spanning five African countries is providing important lessons on how governments can procure food for public institutions, such as schools, directly from small-scale family farmers....
11 March 2015
View news from Global Demand Pull Not Technology Push: Using Drones in Livestock Production
GLOBAL – Applying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones in livestock production has huge potential but producers need tangible cost and profit benefits to embrace them....
10 March 2015
View news from Global How Can Diagnostics Benefit Cattle Producers?
ANALYSIS - While Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV), trichomoniasis, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) and swine influenza have had a dramatic economic impact on the food supply, diagnostics is the crucial element to helping producers manage through...
06 March 2015
View news from Global Food Price Index Dips to Lowest Level Since July 2010
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 179. 4 points in February 2015, down 1.8 points (1.0 per cent) from its January value and 29 points (14.0 per cent) below its level in February 2014. ...
View news from Global Phytogenic Feed Additives for Livestock Production on the Rise
GLOBAL - Increasing meat consumption, consumer demands and clamor for high quality and safe food, raising concerns on animal health and environmental protection, effectivity of antibiotic ban in US for in-feed use on 31st December 2016, global tendencies...
View news from Global Improving the Performance of Ruminants by Natural Feed Additives
In response to future challenges and current strong demand in the ruminant sector, Delacon reacts with two new products. ...
04 March 2015
View news from Global Cutting Food Waste Could Save Global Economy $300 Billion
ANALYSIS - Reducing consumer food waste could save between $120 billion and $300 billion a year by 2030....
03 March 2015
View news from Global Cargill Completes $12.5 Million Investment in South Africa Animal Feed Facility
GLOBAL - Driven by an increase in demand from customers throughout the region for animal feed products, Cargill has completed a US$12.5 million expansion of its premix facility in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa....
02 March 2015
View news from Global BVDV Persistently Impacts Herd Health
ANALYSIS - A diagnosis of Bovine Viral Diarhea Virus (BVDV) persistently impacts the health and performance of the herd, and it's the mostly costly cattle disease for producers from a reproductive and respiratory perspective, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCattleSite...
26 February 2015
View news from Global Sustainable Beef Answers Tough Questions
GLOBAL - A constantly evolving world poses big questions to beef producers trying to stay ahead of the game and ensuring keeping cattle is sustainable....
View news from Global Kansas and Scottish Laboratories Join to Tackle Bunyaviruses
GLOBAL – Two universities are partnering across Atlantic to combat a family of viruses which includes Schmallenberg, first detected in the UK in 2012....
25 February 2015
View news from Global Agricultural Production 'Not Suitable' for Food Challenges of the 21st Century
GLOBAL - While the numbers of the chronically hungry have been reduced by 100 million over the past decade, 805 million still go without enough to eat on a regular basis....
24 February 2015
View news from Global TheCattleSite Launches Beef & Dairy Sustainability Hub
ANALYSIS – What does sustainable beef really mean? TheCattleSite, TheBeefSite and TheDairySite aim to help you figure it out with the launch of their new Beef & Dairy Sustainability Hub....
20 February 2015
View news from Global Commissioner Hogan to Address US Conference
GLOBAL - EU Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan, is scheduled to address the Agricultural Outlook Conference in Virginia, US, with US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today, 19 February....
18 February 2015
View news from Global 40 Per Cent More Beef Needed From World Herd
US - A campaign for a food secure world is gathering momentum and telling the cattle industry that it will have to increase production by 40 per cent in 35 years. ...
17 February 2015
View news from Global Three Supermarket Groups Head Animal Welfare Benchmark Table
GLOBAL - Three European supermarket groups have been given top marks in a global annual farm animal welfare Business Benchmark report....
12 February 2015
View news from Global Crunching Genomes to Fight Livestock, Poultry Diseases
GLOBAL - FAO and SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics are teaming up to develop high tech tools to fight bird flu and other infectious diseases in farm animals....
09 February 2015
View news from Global Call for Concrete Proposals in World Trade Talks
GLOBAL - A new paper from the World Trade Organisation on the latest stage of the Doha round of the global trade talks has shown that just one country might have to make changes to its domestic support if the current proposals remain on the table....
View news from Global FAO Food Price Index Falls Again
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 182.7 points in January 2015, down 3.6 points (1.9 per cent) from its revised* (reduced) December 2014 value....
05 February 2015
View news from Global McDonald's Appoints Easterbrook as CEO
GLOBAL - The Board of Directors of McDonald's recently elected Steve Easterbrook to replace Don Thompson as President and CEO....
 
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