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23 January 2015
Singapore Spotlight for Quality Standard Beef
SINGAPORE - Demand from the foodservice sector in Singapore could present significant opportunities for UK beef exports to the region, according to EBLEX....
12 January 2015
US Should Have the Goal of Reducing the Trade Deficit
US - National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson argues in a POLITICO Pro guest column that all future US trade agreements should be negotiated with the goal of reducing the US trade deficit, while ensuring that our trading partners are keeping up...
07 January 2015
Increasing Productivity in British Farming through Research
UK - Increased productivity in British agriculture is directly related to research and development and to raise productivity the UK farming sector needs to focus more on both public and private research....
06 January 2015
Dairy Growth to Support Indian Buffalo Exports
INDIA – Buffalo meat exports from India are tipped to rise in the coming years as the sector booms as a by-product of expanding dairy production....
05 January 2015
US Beef Consumers Look On-line, Social Media
US - A South Dakota State University study shows that consumers are increasingly using webs sites and social media for recommendations on buying beef....
18 December 2014
Scientists and Industry Progressing on Cow Talk
GLOBAL - Thoughts on the language of cattle, both dead and alive, are currently receiving major scrutiny....
10 December 2014
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. ...
03 December 2014
NFU Calls for New Direction for Beef Checkoff
US - The time has come for the funding of the US National Cattlemen's Beef Association through the beef checkoff to change...
24 November 2014
Improved Disease Diagnostic Testing Starts with Standardizing Lab Methods, USDA-approved Kits
US — In conjunction with the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) and U.S. Animal Health Association (USAHA) meetings held recently in Kansas City, Missouri, experts talked about the need to implement consistent standards...
21 November 2014
Beef, Lamb Sector Prepare for US Market
UK - The English Beef and Lamb Executive has been helping ensure the British meat industry is in the strongest position possible should a trade agreement be reached between the UK and the US for beef and lamb....
19 November 2014
Agriculture Reviewed in Maharashtra
INDIA - Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh held a review meeting in Mumbai with state government officials of agriculture and animal husbandry department....
18 November 2014
New Zealand and Korean Trade Agreement Is Positive
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand’s recently signed Free Trade Agreement with Korea is a positive step in freeing up our trade relations and represents an absolute bottom line for the quality of outcomes for further agreements....
17 November 2014
Sharing Data Between Producers, Processors and Retailers Would Benefit All
UK -The benefits of sharing data between producers, processors and retailers could add value to all stages of the supply chain and improve British livestock production, says Innovation for Agriculture (IfA), the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) and Warwickshire...
12 November 2014
Get the Best Out of Beef and Lamb This Winter
UK - EBLEX has launched a new ‘Winter’ promotional kit for farm shops and independent butchers to highlight the best ways of cooking with beef and lamb. ...
07 November 2014
Market Analyst: Export Demand Impacts Markets
ANALYSIS - Export demand is impacting the cattle market this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
05 November 2014
Promotion of Agricultural Products in the EU
EU - The European Commission has approved 27 programmes to promote agricultural products in the European Union and in third countries. ...
21 October 2014
Food Labels Can Reduce Environmental Impacts of Livestock
US - With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production....
15 October 2014
Slowly Does It For Lesser Beef and Lamb Cuts
UK - The crucial role farmers play in beef and sheep production has been in the spotlight as part of an EBLEX campaign to encourage caterers to make full use of carcases....
13 October 2014
EBLEX Research Investment Worth £217 million to Beef Sheep sectors
UK - EBLEX’s efforts to help average-performing producers bridge the gap to become top producers through its £3.1 million investment in research and development and knowledge transfer, could be worth £217 million to the English beef and sheep industry....
07 October 2014
Morrisons Develops Taste for Beef Shorthorn
UK – A supermarket retailer is pushing to stock more Beef Shorthorn meat, offering a 30 pence per kilo premium for cattle that meet specification along its traditional beef scheme....
02 October 2014
Public Perception of UK Farming is Increasingly Positive
UK - More of the British public think positively about farmers and farming than last year according to a recent OnePoll survey commissioned by the National Farmers Union (NFU)....
26 September 2014
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...
24 September 2014
Germans Move to Beijing to Develop Product Exports
GERMANY - The country's milk and meat associations have set up a joint office in Beijing to help boost German product exports to China. ...
20 September 2014
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....
04 September 2014
English Beef and Lamb Mark Reaches Ten Years
UK – A quality scheme for English beef and lamb celebrating its tenth year has revealed that over a third of shoppers actively seek the mark on packs of meat....
02 September 2014
Swiss Chefs Endorse Irish Beef and Lamb
SWITZERLAND - Irish Food marketing body, Bord Bia recently hosted a two-day promotional event in Flims, a town located in the Swiss Alps focused on the promoting Irish beef and lamb to a number of high-end chefs and local Swiss media....
01 September 2014
Government Welcomes Increased Beef Trade With Viet Nam, Hong Kong
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Dominican beef traders are enjoying bigger opportunities in eastern markets, reports the ministry of agriculture....
28 August 2014
Swaziland is Moving Towards Commercial Farming
GLOBAL - The government, European Union and Food Agriculture Organisation have helped over 20,000 smallholder farmers produce more, higher-quality food and connect with new markets. ...
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