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Friday, October 24, 2014
View news from United States Market Analyst: Major Contrast in Livestock Markets
ANALYSIS - There's stark contrast between the hog and cattle futures this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
View news from India Indian Feed Association Acts as Platform to Resolve Livestock Issues
INDIA - The Compound Feed Manufacturers Association (CLFMA) of India which plays a very important role in Indian feed market has got a new chairman. 5m Publishing spoke to Amit Saraogi (pictured), new chairman about his priorities and challenges facing...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
View news from Global Russia Most Active in WTO Over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organization in August 2012, Russia has become one of the most active members of the body dealing food safety and animal health issues – the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Committee....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
View news from European Union Bluetongue Strikes in Montenegro, Hungary
EUROPE – Montenegro and Hungary are the latest nations to confirm Bluetongue virus outbreaks, joining a growing list of infected countries in the Balkans region....
View news from India India's First Cattle Welfare Guidelines: What Do They Mean?
INDIA - A new national welfare code will set a baseline for keeping livestock in India, World Animal Protection told TheCattleSite in an interview. ...
Friday, October 17, 2014
View news from Global Market Analyst: How is Ebola Affecting Livestock Markets?
ANALYSIS - Increasing uncertainty in the spread of ebola has largely impacted livestock markets this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
View news from European Union Russian Trade Ban, Other Trade Issues Discussed at EU Agriculture Council
EU - Europe 2020 strategy, international trade issues, African swine fever and the Russian ban on agricultural products were debated at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting earlier this week. ...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
View news from Global Mycotoxins: Farmers Must Be Vigilant
ANALYSIS - Mycotoxins can wreak havoc on a producer's feeding programme, and this year is no exception, given the cool wet conditions across much of the US Midwest, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor....
View news from Global Call For Innovation on Family Farms
GLOBAL – Family farming underpins food security on a world level and must be led by innovation going forward....
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
View news from Global ‘Modest’ Beef Supply Drop Expected Next Year
US – Beef production in 2015 has been revised higher by the US Department of Agriculture, although output will still be 2.4 per cent under 2014 levels....
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
View news from Kenya Baboons Provide Disease Solution For African Farmers
AFRICA – A major cattle disease limiting agricultural production across Africa is seeing geneticists use Baboon genetics to breed for resistance in livestock....
Friday, October 10, 2014
Brazil Beef to Go Higher, Milk Price Heads South
BRAZIL – Milk and beef prices are currently heading in different directions, according to market analysts summarising the cattle industry to the end of September....
Thursday, October 09, 2014
View news from European Union Which Antibiotics Are Used in Animals in Europe and Why?
EU - A survey has been published on the antibiotics most commonly used and for what conditions in cattle, pigs, horses, dogs and cats by vets in 25 European Union countries....
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
View news from Global Little Chance of Runaway Beef Markets Slowing
GLOBAL - Runaway beef markets will continue as cattle remain scarce and demand strong, say market analysts....
Monday, October 06, 2014
View news from China Does China Really Impact Global Commodity Prices?
ANALYSIS - Does China really have a strong impact on the US and global commodity prices? No, says economist Kel Kelly. ...
Friday, October 03, 2014
View news from Denmark European Livestock Sector Collaborates on Sustainable Development
DENMARK - Research in technology and biology provides new development opportunities for European livestock farming, delegates to the recent European Association of Animal Production (EAAP) conference heard in Copenhagen....
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
View news from United States Marbling Results Follow Early Weaning
US - Early castration and weaning, followed by a high energy diet, is pivotal to ensuring weaning is not detrimental to marbling deposition....
View news from United Kingdom Pedigreed Aberdeen-Angus Producer Shares Success Story
ANALYSIS - Neil Wattie, owner of Tonley Aberdeen-Angus Farm in Scotland, shares how his family got started in the Aberdeen Angus business along with the growth and success of their pedigreed breeding herd, reports Sarah Mikesell from Scotland....
View news from Global No Harm in Feeding Livestock GM Feed, Science Review Finds
GLOBAL – It is safe to feed genetically engineered crops to livestock, according to a research review assessing the performance of over 100 billion animals....
Friday, September 26, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Lots of Green Make Scotland's Beef a Sustainability Win
ANALYSIS - Scotland, being covered in green, green grass, is perfect for grazing - 80 per cent is known as uplander hill country. One of best things you can do with this land is put a ruminant on it and turn it into protein, which makes Scotland a haven...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
View news from Global Massey Ferguson Driven by Global Opportunities
ANALYSIS - Operating in 170 countries, Massey Ferguson is looking to emerging markets like Africa and the Middle East to offer their dependable equipment to farmers who have never used mechanized equipment before, reports Sarah Mikesell from near Aberdeen,...
View news from United States Cattle Crossroads: Feedlots Could Feel Further Squeeze
US - Beef markets appear to be at a crossroads in the US, with one possible route bringing tough times for the feedlot sector....
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
View news from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Livestock Outlook: What Has the Cattle on Feed Report Done to Futures?
ANALYSIS - Bearish tones from the latest cattle on feed report have changed momentum at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, although bulls still retain the overall near term technical advantage....
View news from Global South America Targets Russian Meat Market
ANALYSIS - The South American meat sector is making a concerted effort to fill the gap in the Russian market left by the ban on imports from the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway....
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
View news from United States McDonald's: Beef Sustainability is Job #1, #2 and #3
ANALYSIS - McDonald's sustainability efforts focus on verifiable sustainable coffee, fish, fiber, palm oil and beef with "beef being Priority Number One, Two and Three."...
Saturday, September 20, 2014
View news from United States Market Analyst: Split Across Livestock Futures
US - Livestock futures have been mostly split over the last week, according to Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Friday, September 19, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Can Farming Reverse its Ageing Trend?
ANALYSIS – Agriculture is ageing and more must be done to draw young people into UK food production to meet growing national and world demand....
View news from Germany More Land Fewer Harvests
GERMANY - Most of the Earth’s agricultural land resources are already under cultivation. Climate change poses a huge challenge to global agriculture, but a new study by geographers at the Lugwig Maximilians University in Munich shows that some regions...
 
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