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16 April 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina’s grain sector braces for its first coronavirus case
Argentina is waiting for the first COVID-19 case to be confirmed among the thousands of port labourers and grains handlers who work in the country’s key agricultural export sector....
14 April 2020
View news from Argentina Brazil and Argentina’s agricultural heartland suffer prolonged drought
Parts of South America’s farm belt are being hammered by a drought that threatens to curb harvest yields....
27 March 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina mulls port closures, signalling potential pressure on grain used in cattle feed
Argentine grains port workers have requested that exports be suspended during the pandemic....
04 February 2020
View news from Argentina Beef Consumption Drops to Lowest Level in Argentina
ARGENTINA - Argentines, who have long been among the world’s most voracious meat eaters, can no longer afford to binge on their own beef....
03 February 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina Seeks to Expand Beef Price Caps as Consumption Sinks
ARGENTINA - Argentina’s Production Ministry is looking to add more cuts of beef to a price-control system in a bid to make red meat more affordable amid rampant inflation, according to a ministerial official....
04 December 2018
View news from Argentina Argentine Plans E-market Platform for Ag Products in China
ARGENTINA - As the founder and CEO of Pampa Corporation, Juan Uriburu is planning to move Argentine agricultural products through an e-commerce platform much like Jack Ma’s Alibaba....
03 December 2018
View news from Argentina Argentina, China to Sign New Beef Deal After G20 Summit
ARGENTINA - About 55 per cent of Argentina's beef exports are now destined for China, according to the Institute for Promotion of Argentine Beef, or IPCVA....
15 October 2018
View news from Argentina Argentina Eyes Shanghai Import Expo for Great Opportunities
ARGENTINA - Argentina is preparing to make the most of the great opportunity offered by the first ever China International Import Expo (CIIE), said a top Argentine trade official....
30 July 2018
View news from Argentina US Says Farmers Could Get Cash Aid by Oct But Will Not be Made Whole
ARGENTINA - US farmers could receive cash payments from a planned $12 billion aid package as soon as late September, US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told Reuters on Saturday, warning that the program will not make tariff-hit farmers whole....
24 July 2017
View news from Argentina Diplomat Seeks Bigger Import Share in Chinese Market for Mercosur
ARGENTINA - The Southern Common Market (Mercosur) should have a bigger share in China's food imports, said Diego Guelar, Argentina's ambassador to China, on Friday....
14 July 2016
View news from Argentina Scientists Sequence Genome in Effort to Fight Leptospirosis
ARGENTINA - Argentine researchers have sequenced the genome of a pathogen that causes huge losses of meat and milk production in cattle for the first time....
18 April 2016
View news from Argentina Investigation into Banned Antibiotic in Argentine Beef Shipments to China
ARGENTINA - The National Health and Food Quality Service (Senasa) launched an investigation into findings of residues of chloramphenicol, a banned substance in the country, in one shipment of beef exported from Argentina to China....
19 June 2015
View news from Argentina Argentina Reopens to Brazilian Beef
ARGENTINA – Argentina has withdrawn a ban on Brazilian beef in place since 2012, minister of agriculture Katia Abreu announced on Wednesday....
28 May 2015
View news from Argentina Argentina Calls for Recognition of Role of Small Producers
ARGENTINA - As part of the opening of the 83rd World Assembly of Delegates of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in Paris this week, the Argentine Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Nation, Carlos Casamiquela, called on...
10 March 2015
View news from Argentina Argentina Vaccinates 42million Cattle for FMD
ARGENTINA – Over 42 million Argentinian cattle received vaccinations in the country’s second Foot and Mouth Disease campaign of 2014....
12 February 2015
View news from Argentina Argentina Ministry Group Eyes Half of World Beef Market
ARGENTINA – A pan-national export agenda is underway for Argentinian beef being aimed at over half the world’s market....
03 December 2014
View news from Argentina False Teeth Mean Fitter Cows
ARGENTINA – Giving cows dentures results in more calves per cow and better cow longevity overall, according to an Argentinian study....
26 November 2014
View news from Argentina Feeding Cactus Fruit Halves Livestock Water Needs
ARGENTINA – Huge water savings can be achieved by feeding goats, sheep and cattle with chopped cactus fruit, Argentinian farmers are hearing....
17 September 2014
View news from Argentina Second Round of FMD Vaccination Starts in Argentina
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health Service and Food Quality (SENASA) is to start the second round of the annual vaccination against foot and mouth disease in the appropriate provinces....
25 August 2014
View news from Argentina Argentina Suspends Beef Exports as Domestic Prices Rise
ARGENTINA - The Argentine government has decided to restrict beef exports for a 15-day period seeking to stem the rise of prices in the domestic market. ...
08 August 2014
View news from Argentina Argentina Granted EU Grain-Fed Beef Quota Access
According to the Argentinean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Argentina has recently joined the select group with access to the EU high quality beef (HQB) grainfed quota (a First-Come-First-Served administration method quota and an annual total of 48,200...
15 July 2014
View news from Argentina Argentina Denies Animal Health Protocol Breaches
ARGENTINA – Argentina has hit out at US claims alleging animal health protocol breaches, accusing US ranchers of purposefully preventing beef imports....
09 June 2014
View news from Argentina Argentinian Forage Needs a ‘Green Revolution’
ARGENTINA – Cattle must be fed higher quality forage, the ministry of agriculture has advised farmers....
02 June 2014
View news from Argentina Patagonia, Bolivia, Brazil Welcome Disease News From OIE
SOUTH AMERICA - Latin American countries are striving to reopen beef trading outlets after the annual meeting of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) gave a confidence boost to animal health....
21 May 2014
View news from Argentina Argentinian Health Status Remains After Brazil BSE
ARGENTINA – News of BSE in Brazil will not affect Argentina’s disease status, Argentina’s ministry of agriculture announced on Monday....
23 April 2014
View news from Argentina Top BSE Status Granted to Argentina
ARGENTINA – A southern hemisphere food standards delegation has praised efforts put in place by government bodies to prevent and monitor Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)....
20 March 2014
View news from Argentina Thousand Cattle Killed By Drought and Ragwort Combination
ARGENTINA – Over a thousand cattle have perished from starvation and weed poisoning in the Misiones region because of pasture shortage and an abundance of Ragwort....
12 March 2014
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Industry Faces Further Challenges
ARGENTINA - The major beef producing region in Argentina (the Pampa area) has received heavy rain over the past two months, causing serious disruptions to livestock transport and therefore supply, reports MLA....
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