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Friday, January 30, 2015
View news from Global Feed Outlook: Arable Output to Break Records By 2018
GLOBAL – World grain stocks will tighten over the coming years but, after a small contraction, harvests will rise back to record breaking levels, predicts a grain market monitoring body....
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
View news from Global Do You Feel Well Informed about Conditions to Use Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - Concern has been growing among farming, veterinary and political communities as well as the public at large over the over-use of antibiotics....
View news from Global Food Insecurity in Conflict Areas Must be Addressed
GLOBAL - Agriculture and food security must be treated as essential components of peacebuilding and conflict resolution, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva during a special meeting of the UN Peacebuilding Commission....
View news from Global Malawi Floods Require Urgent Help
MALAWI, AFRICA - Farmers in southern Malawi urgently need seeds and livestock after intense flooding destroyed their fields and homes, washing away animals and crops and threatening local food security....
Thursday, January 22, 2015
View news from Global Could EU Meat Exports to Russia Resume?
ANALYSIS - The way could be reopened for the restoration of exports of pork and pig meat products to Russia....
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
View news from Global More Efficient Food Systems Needed
GLOBAL - Input intensive agricultural development as a model is no longer sustainable, says a world food spokesman....
View news from Global What’s Left If We Lose Antibiotics?
GLOBAL - Bacterial resistance is developing quickly and many critically important drugs risk becoming obsolete. Disastrous consequences lie in wait therefore unless these drugs are used prudently. ...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
View news from Global Lifecycle Assessment: US Beef Sustainability Improved 5 Per Cent
ANALYSIS - Kim Stackhouse, NCBA Director of Sustainability Research, explains how the NCBA Lifecycle Assessment Study shows that sustainability of US beef production has improved 5 per cent when looking at all three pillars - economics, social and environmental....
Monday, January 19, 2015
View news from Global Can Sustainable Intensification Help Feed the World?
ANALYSIS - Sustainable intensification is one way to feed our growing population, according to Dr. Frank Mitloehner, professor at University of California-Davis. ...
Friday, January 16, 2015
View news from Global Why is McDonald's Passionate about Sustainable Beef?
ANALYSIS - Francesca DeBiase, VP Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability at McDonald's, said buying verified sustainable beef by 2016 is one of McDonald's key commitments....
View news from Global New Research Finds Many Key Resources Have Passed Their Peak
GLOBAL - As the worlds resources face enormous challenges, researchers from the US and Denmark have analysed the production and extraction rates of 27 global renewable and non-renewable resources (including fish, meat and milk) and found that many of...
Friday, January 09, 2015
View news from Global Food Price Index Declines in December 2014
GLOBAL - 2014 is third consecutive year of falling prices as all commodity groups except for meat decline....
View news from Global Cargill Starts Anniversary Year with Strong Sales Growth
GLOBAL - January 2015 marks the beginning of the 150th year in business for US-based Cargill, with second-quarter earnings up 41 per cent contributing to a seven per cent increase for the first six months of its financial year....
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
View news from Global Acquistion of Novartis Completed
GLOBAL - Elanco has finalised its acquisition of Novartis Animal Health....
Friday, January 02, 2015
View news from Global Reducing Livestock Greenhouse Gas Emissions
GLOBAL - Collaboration between researchers around the world and the global food and drink industry has produced an overview of current best practice and emerging options for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from livestock....
Monday, December 29, 2014
View news from Global Beef Supplies Remain Tight Amid Robust Consumer Demand
ANALYSIS - Tight global cattle and beef supplies continued in the fourth quarter of 2014, although prices tempered from their third quarter highs....
Monday, December 22, 2014
View news from Global Superbugs Pose New Problems to South American Farmers
SOUTH AMERICA – Antimicrobial resistance is rendering previously effective drugs useless and increasing the risk of more disease, a range of experts are telling South American farmers....
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
View news from Global Cows Have Three Lines of Conversation
GLOBAL – Bovines communicate with each other using three individualised calls, acoustic analysis has found....
Thursday, December 11, 2014
View news from Global Changes to US M-COOL Expected Before Canada and Mexico Retaliate
US/CANADA/MEXICO - The president of Paragon Economics expects the US Congress to make changes to Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling before Canada and Mexico impose retaliatory tariffs on imported US products, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
View news from Global GRSB: Why Principles, Criteria Needed for Sustainability
ANALYSIS - Sustainability means different things to different people, but a world encompassing organisation is looking to define the term for beef. ...
View news from Global World Trade Negotiators Set New Deadlines for Agricultural Talks
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization General Council has set two new deadlines for the agriculture trade negotiations to be concluded - one to agree a permanent solution on public stockholding for food security in developing countries and the other to...
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
View news from Global Farmers Welcome Early Commencement of Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement
AUSTRALIA & KOREA - The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has welcomed the announcement by Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb that Australia’s Free Trade Agreement with South Korea (KAFTA) will come into force on 12 December 2014. ...
Monday, December 08, 2014
View news from Global Spain and Germany Join AgriCord
GLOBAL - Spain and Germany join the AgriCord network supporting more than 300 farmer organisations in developing countries....
Friday, December 05, 2014
View news from Global FAO Food Price Index Broadly Stable
GLOBAL - Food and Agriculture Organisation's monthly food price index was stable in November, as vegetable oil and grain prices inched up and offset ongoing declines in dairy prices....
Thursday, December 04, 2014
View news from Global Sustainable Beef Gathers Pace
ANALYSIS - As the push for sustainable beef gathers pace, the industry could look to Argentina for ideas to make beef less burdensome....
View news from Global OIE Urges Stronger Animal Disease Surveillance Worldwide
GLOBAL - Among the lessons to be learned from the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in Asia and Europe, the World Organisation for Animal Health is recommending a strengthening of animal disease surveillance worldwide....
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
View news from Global US Appeals WTO Panel Reports in US-COOL Disputes
GLOBAL - The US is to appeal against the decision of the World Trade Organization over the decision on country of origin labelling....
View news from Global Global Livestock Sector Addresses Hunger Malnutrition
GLOBAL - Key organisations representing the global livestock sector have joined forces to back the call for action to end malnutrition and sustainably feed the world....
 
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