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14 July 2022
View news from Italy Sardinian farmers hit with worst locust destruction in over 30 years
Dried fodder and alfalfa among crops most heavily hit...
04 July 2022
View news from Italy Italy declares state of emergency amid severe drought
Output is said to plunge in key areas...
05 May 2022
View news from Italy Trouw Nutrition convenes young scientists at World Mycotoxin Forum, hosts Dairy Day to look at mycotoxins
Selko, the feed additive brand of Trouw Nutrition, Nutreco's livestock feed business, will host a Young Scientist Forum during the World Mycotoxin Forum (WMF) 13th Congress in Parma, Italy, and a Dairy Day expert conversation following the forum....
17 March 2022
27 October 2021
View news from Italy China greenlights beef imports from Italy
China’s Customs Administration has approved beef imports from Italy from 26 October....
01 April 2019
View news from Italy Advancia is pleased to open new horizons on butyrate: from the nutrient to the messenger
Rome will host the 6th Intestinal Health Scientific Interest Group or Gut Health Seminar this week....
25 October 2017
View news from Italy Coop Italia to Introduce Veal from Antibiotic-Free Cattle
ITALY - Coop Italia has announced that it will commence the sale of veal from cattle that have not been treated with antibiotics during the last four months of their lives. The initiative is set to be introduced by the end of October....
26 June 2017
View news from Italy US Beef’s Interest in EU Reaffirmed at Trade Show in Milan
ITALY - Demonstrating US beef’s continued interest in the European retail sector, USMEF partnered with Giraudi, one of the region’s largest importers and distributors, to promote US beef at the TuttoFood show in Milan, Italy. ...
17 April 2017
View news from Italy Princely West Country Fare in Italy
ITALY - West Country meat and cheese were given the royal seal of approval at a tasting in Italy....
06 March 2017
View news from Italy Quake-zone Farmers to Take Cattle to Rome Protest
ITALY - Agriculture association Coldiretti said Friday that farmers from the areas of central Italy hit by the recent series of earthquakes will take their livestock with them to a demonstration this week calling for more support from the government....
30 January 2017
View news from Italy Animal Disease Spread Shown Using Social Network Analysis
ITALY - Researchers have shown that looking at movements of operators and vehicles between farms in the same way we look at contacts in social networks can help explain the spread of dangerous infectious diseases of livestock, such as foot-and-mouth disease...
20 May 2016
View news from Italy Japan Lifts Ban on Imports of Italian Beef
ITALY - After 15 years, Japan lifted an embargo on Italian beef, following an earlier opening of its market to beef products from other EU Member States (France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland, Denmark and Sweden)....
16 October 2015
View news from Italy FINADYNE® Transdermal Pour-on Solution Now Available for Mastitis to Improve Animal Care
ITALY - MSD Animal Health today announced FINADYNE® Transdermal (flunixin meglumine) pour-on solution can now be used to reduce pyrexia associated with acute mastitis. This claim adds to the already proven efficacy to reduce pyrexia associated with Bovine...
11 September 2015
View news from Italy Urban Sprawl Wrecking Italian Farmland through Landslides
ITALY – Reduced rainfall infiltration caused by concreting over grasslands is putting rural communities at risk from landslides, warns an Italian farm group....
31 October 2014
View news from Italy Bluetongue Rife, Over 400 Sheep Dead in Italy
ITALY – Southern and central Italian livestock farms have been hit hard by a wave of over 1300 Bluetongue cases this month resulting in 459 sheep deaths....
30 September 2014
View news from Italy Bluetongue Reaches Italian East Coast
ITALY – Farms on Italy’s east coast have become recently infected with Bluetongue after a year of the disease troubling farms elsewhere....
06 August 2014
View news from Italy Bluetongue Still Rising in Italy
ITALY – A spate of Bluetongue outbreaks has been reported across southern and central Italy in cattle and sheep....
08 May 2014
View news from Italy Italian Beef Price Drop Hits in April
ITALY – Deadweight cattle prices took a tumble through the first half of April, official European Commission data has revealed....
07 May 2014
View news from Italy Bluetongue Virus Returns to Southern Italy
ITALY – Bluetongue has returned to the country’s south western peninsula, identified in cattle on two small holdings....
10 March 2014
View news from Italy Further Bluetongue Cases Detected in Italy
ITALY - Eight more outbreaks of bluetongue have been reported on farms along the east coast of Italy....
19 February 2014
View news from Italy Further Case of Bluetongue in Italian Hotspot
ITALY – Another Bluetongue outbreak has been confirmed in a herd near Cisterna di Latina in the Lazio region of central Italy....
10 January 2014
View news from Italy Bluetongue Continues to Sweep Along Italy's West Coast
ITALY – More Bluetongue outbreaks have hit central Italy leaving a further 3,500 animals susceptible this week....
30 December 2013
View news from Italy Bluetongue Discovered on Calabrian Cattle Farm
ITALY - One case of bluetongue has been reported in the region of Calabria in southern Italy in November 2013....
24 October 2013
View news from Italy Bluetongue Hits Tuscany Cattle Farm
ITALY – A Bluetongue virus outbreak has been confirmed on a cattle farm in Massa, Tuscany, according to World Animal Health Organisation reports....
21 October 2013
View news from Italy Organized Small Farmers Become Entrepreneurs
ITALY - At a side event on the first day of World Food Week, FAO showcased the success of Italy-funded projects in East Africa, West Africa, Central America and the Caribbean that are transforming smallholder and family farms into small businesses....
09 October 2013
View news from Italy IFIF Re-elects Chairman and Board of Directors
ITALY - Delegates at the International Feed Industry Federation’s 26th General Assembly have unanimously re-elected Mario Sergio Cutait as IFIF’s Chairman for the 2014-2015 term of office....
10 September 2013
View news from Italy Agricultural Courses Faring Well Through Recession
ITALY – University enrolment figures show that students are turning to the farming industry for a future career....
05 August 2013
View news from Italy Female Farmers Are Answer to Land Abandonment
ITALY – Women can play a huge part in the preservation of the Italian countryside, the General Federation of Italian Agriculture (Confagricoltura)has said....
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