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10 April 2013
View news from Russian Federation Miratorg Shows Growth
RUSSIA - Miratorg, Russian integrated meat and feed producer is continuing to show growth according to the figures for the first quarter of 2013....
05 April 2013
View news from Russian Federation OIE Reports FMD Outbreaks in Zabaykalsky Krai
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in Zabaykalsky Krai, affecting goat/sheep, pig and cattle populations....
01 April 2013
View news from Russian Federation Russia to Develop Organic Certification Standards
RUSSIA - In the past few years, city-dwelling Russians have developed a strong interest in healthier and organic food, according to Emily Balsamo from the Moscow Office of Bord Bia – Irish Food Board. ...
26 March 2013
View news from Russian Federation Russian FMD Outbreak Could Have Come from China
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities believe that an outbreak of foot and mouth disease that occurred in Transbaikal came from neighbouring China....
19 March 2013
View news from Russian Federation FMD Affects Cattle, Sheep and Pigs
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Zabaykalsky Krai, affecting cattle, sheep/goats and swine populations....
18 March 2013
View news from Russian Federation Russia Tells US to Prove Absence of Ractopamine in Meat Products
RUSSIA - Russia has to the US that it can only restart exports of turkey meat to the Russian Federation if it supplies additional information about laboratory controls to confirm that ractopamine is not used in production....
05 March 2013
View news from Russian Federation Russian Meat Imports Grow Following WTO Accession
RUSSIA - After Russia’s WTO accession in August 2012, tariffs fell in accordance with accession agreements, though WTO tariff changes will not be fully implemented until 2014-2015. Accession, did however, motivate increased importation to Russia in...
07 February 2013
View news from Russian Federation Miratorg Expanded All Business Operations in 2012
RUSSIA - In 2012, ABH Miratorg remained the undisputed leader among Russian pork and feed producers, according to a company report. The total amount of realised holding investments was more than 90 billion rubles, while the number of jobs created by ABH...
01 February 2013
View news from Russian Federation US Meat Banned by Russia After Ractopamine Discovery
RUSSIA - State surveillance service, Rosselkhoznadzor, has detected banned growth promoter ractopamine in imported beef liver and pork meat consignments from the US resulting in US meat restrictions. ...
View news from Russian Federation Russia to Ban US Beef and Pork Following Ractopamine Discovery
RUSSIA - Russia has announced it will ban exports of beef and pork from the United States from 11 February due to the finding of ractopamine....
16 January 2013
View news from Russian Federation Subsidy Boost for Starter Farmers
RUSSIA – Newcomers to farming in the Ryazan region have the opportunity to apply for one off development grants worth 250,000 rubles for their businesses....
10 January 2013
View news from Russian Federation Russia Imports Breeding Cattle from North America
RUSSIA - Two farms in Russia have imported more than 1000 head of cattle from Canada and North America to the Chelyabinsk region to boost the genetic breeding potential in the region....
03 January 2013
View news from Russian Federation Moscow Agro-Industrial Complex Budget Announced
RUSSIA - A co-financing scheme will provide in excess of 54 billion rubles for the development of an agro-industrial processing plant on the edge of Moscow....
19 December 2012
View news from Russian Federation Government Targets Milk and Meat Production in Budget Increase
RUSSIA – Beef, Pork and Dairy farms in the Moscow region are to benefit from a subsidy boost of 60 million rubles in 2013, increasing the budget by 20 per cent to 3.6 billion rubles in a bid to support agricultural development, production modernisation...
14 December 2012
View news from Russian Federation Russia Releases 2013 Import Regime
RUSSIA - Russia has released its tariff rate quota import regime for 2013, with the volumes of quota available for 2013 announced. ...
View news from Russian Federation Russia-Brazil Agree Ractopamine Guarantees
RUSSIA - Brazil has issued assurances that its exports of meat products to Russia will be free of residues especially the beta agonist ractopamine and beef exports to Russia are now expected to restart....
12 December 2012
View news from Russian Federation Russia Institutes Restrictions on US Meat Products
RUSSIA - Russia is to require any meat coming onto its market to be accompanied by a certificate issued by a government veterinary service indicating the products were "produced without the use of ractopamine"....
29 November 2012
View news from Russian Federation Russian Interest In EBLEX at Eurotier
RUSSIA - Russian breeders and importers voiced interest in EBLEX at the world’s largest show for livestock industries in Germany....
27 November 2012
View news from Russian Federation Kabardino-Balkaria Farmers Receive State Aid
RUSSIA - A total of 255 farms in Kabardino-Balkaria have received grant under the government programme "Support to farmers of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic."...
26 November 2012
View news from Russian Federation Farm Subsidies Create One Thousand New Jobs
RUSSIA - Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Nikolay Fedorov met with the Russian Government to dicuss the successes of the distribution of national funds, chaired by Prime Medvedev....
21 November 2012
View news from Russian Federation Minister Federov Discusses Kaluga Business Growth
RUSSIA - The Agriculture Minister, Nikolai Federov, met with Kaluaga Govenor, Anatoly Artamonov, to discuss farm support through loans and rural community development. ...
05 November 2012
View news from Russian Federation Strong Opportunities for US Beef Exports to Russia
RUSSIA - Russia’s demand for US meat is very strong, with US beef imports increasing eight per cent compared to last year's figures. ...
25 October 2012
View news from Russian Federation ABH Miratorg Reports Strong Performance
RUSSIA - In its report form the third quarter of 2012, ABH Miratorg reports significant increases in its crop area and harvest from last year as well as positive developments in its feed, pork, beef, poultry and meat processing enterprises....
09 October 2012
View news from Russian Federation Mapping out Russia's Position in Global Meat Market
RUSSIA - Within eight months, VIV and Rabobank will map out the international perspectives for the Russian cattle and meat industry....
25 September 2012
View news from Russian Federation Russia Loses 4.3m Grain Hectares to Drought
RUSSIA - The latest figures from the Russian agriculture ministry show that grain crops on 4.3 million hectares that had been planted this year have been lost because of the drought. ...
13 September 2012
View news from Russian Federation Continued Focus on Domestic Production
RUSSIA - Russian beef cattle inventories have grown significantly over the last three years, supported by subsidised live cattle imports in accordance with State beef production programmes....
22 August 2012
View news from Russian Federation Russia Bans Swiss Cattle After Schmallenberg
RUSSIA - With Switzerland confirming cases of Schmallenberg last week, Russia has announced that it will no longer imports cattle or small ruminants from there. ...
13 August 2012
View news from Russian Federation Welfare Groups Question Transport as 400 Cattle Die
RUSSIA - The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and Compassion in World Farming are calling on the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take immediate action following reports that 400 pregnant cattle among a total of 3,900 cattle being transported by ship...
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