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Immigration Policy and its Possible Effects on US Agriculture
Changes being considered would affect the market for hired farm labour. Analysis by the Economic Research Service looks at the possible effects of a decrease in the supply of unauthorised labour in all sectors of the US economy – including agriculture...
UK Farm Sector Worth £5.69 billion
Total Income from farming is estimated to have risen by 25 per cent in real terms over the last year after adjusting for inflation, to £5.69 billion, according to Defra's Agriculture in the United Kingdom 2011 report. ...
Living in a World of Decreasing Resources & Increasing Regulation: How to Advance Animal Agriculture
A White Paper based on information from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) on 26 to 29 March 2012. ...
Positive Indicators for the US Turkey Market
The US turkey market enjoyed another profitable year in 2011 and could extend its success into this year, according to Joel Brandenberger, president of the US National Turkey Federation. Senior editor, Jackie Linden, reports from the Turkey Science and...
Bridging the US China Trade Gap
The growing US trade imbalance with China has been a major cause of concern for US policy makers, according to a study by Xiuzhi Wang, Edward A. Evans, and Fredy H. Ballen for the University of Florida....
Antimicrobial Resistance – Veterinary and Public Health Concerns in Europe
Radical reforms of antimicrobial use in livestock are being contemplated for political reasons, according to David Burch of Octagon Services Ltd. ...
Impact of Canadian Ethanol Policy on Canada’s Livestock and Meat Industry 2012
Ethanol has already contributed to the downsizing of the Canadian livestock industry through its impact on margins and livestock prices, and expansion of the ethanol industry will amplify the negative consequences, according to Kevin Grier (Senior Market...
ISU Animal Industry Report 2012
A list of the reports from the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University published in its 2012 Animal Industry Report. ...
Marketing Standards – Labelling of Poultry Meat in the EU
The current status and likely developments in labelling are reviewed by avec, the Association of Poultry Processors and Poultry Trade in the EU Countries, in its annual report for 2011....
Food and Feed Safety in the EU
An overview of the current and possible future regulations covering food and feed safety in the European Union, as reported by avec, the Association of Poultry Processors and Poultry Trade in the EU Countries, in its annual report for 2011....
Animal Welfare and Health in the EU
An overview of the developments in poultry health and welfare regulations in the European Union from the 2011 annual report of avec, the Association of Poultry Processors and Poultry Trade in the EU Countries....
US Food Safety Policy Enters a New Era
Research conducted by the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) over the past two decades provides a number of lessons that can help identify efficient and effective means of implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010....
Setting Health and Safety Standards for the World
International standards for food safety and animal health and welfare can be and often are contentious issues, writes ThePoultrySite Editor in Chief, Chris Harris. ...
Short-Term Outlook for Arable Crop, Meat and Dairy Markets
EU agricultural markets are strongly affected by the macroeconomic outlook, according to the European Commission's Short Term Outlook for Arable Crop, Meat and Dairy Markets. ...
CAP Proposals: Changes to Direct Payments
Commissioner Dacian Ciolos has set out European Commission proposals for the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). ThePoultrySite looks at what changes are been proposed to farmers' direct payments. ...
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