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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Joint Effort to Combat World Hunger
GLOBAL - The Texas A&M University System and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed to work together to combat world hunger by building capacity for sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in developing...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Tyson Firms in Mexico, Brazil Taken over by JBS
MEXICO & BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processor JBS together with its US poultry processing operation, Pilgrim’s Pride, has acquired the poultry processing operations of Tyson in Mexico and Brazil....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Nutreco Reports Rise in Revenue During First Half of 2014
GLOBAL - Nutreco reports that during the first half of 2014, the company's revenue was €2,460.0 million, up 2.6 per cent compared to the first half of 2013....
Joint Initiative for Global Food Security Introduced
GLOBAL - The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are initiating the ‘The Declaration of Abu Dhabi for Global Food Security through Good Agricultural Practices’....
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Virginia Govenor Happy to Send Chicken to China
US & CHINA - Poultry producers in Virginia are once again anticipating robust returns after product shipments to China resumed on Thursday (17 July) after a seven-year hiatus....
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Weekly Overview: Roundtable Addresses Using Antibiotics More Responsibly
GLOBAL - This week's news includes a report on a meeting discussing the responsible use of antibiotics, where the participants agreed on the principles of replacing, reducing and refining the use of these drugs for farm animals. They also stressed the...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
OECD, FAO Forecast Lower Farm Prices Ahead
GLOBAL - Cereals are still at the core of what people eat but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of the world as incomes rise and urbanisation increases, especially in India, according to the latest Agricultural Outlook...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Weekly Overview: Improving Prospects for Poultry Industries in Russia, South Africa
GLOBAL - Russian poultrymeat output in April reached a record, while the industry in South Africa has received a boost since duties were imposed on imports from Europe. Perhaps it is no coincidence that EU chicken exports are forecast to fall in the coming...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Global Animal Feed Additives Market on the Rise
GLOBAL - The global animal feed additives market is growing at a steady pace and the market is projected to grow in the future because of the increasing demand for meat and meat products around the world....
Little Change in Global Poultry Meat Price
GLOBAL - The FAO Meat Price has risen in the last month on increasing pork prices but the chicken price is little changes. FAO's overall Food Price Index has fallen for a third consecutive month, mainly on lower cereal and vegetable oil prices. ...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Poultry Prices Taking off as Macroeconomic Conditions Improve
GLOBAL - Global poultry prices are taking off in the second quarter of the year, according to Rabobank's Poultry Quarterly Q2: Prices Taking Off report....
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Covenant Signed for Grupo AgriMex-Holanda - Gateway to Dutch Poultry Science
NETHERLANDS & MEXICO - A Dutch industry consortium Grupo AgriMex-Holanda was officially formed on 20 June, through the signing of a covenant between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Netherland Enterprise Agency and...
Monday, June 23, 2014
Contentious Areas Revealed in US-EU Trade Talks
US & EU - US Agriculture Secretary was in the European Union last week, emphasising the importance of agricultural trade in negotiations over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP). Stumbling blocks to progress appear to include GM...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
US-EU Agricultural Trade Discussions This Week
US & EU - US Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack, is meeting Agriculture Ministers and other EU leaders in Brussels, Luxembourg, Paris and Dublin this week to discuss the role of agriculture in the in the US-European Union (EU) Transatlantic Trade and...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
We Can Feed the Poultry to Feed the World
GLOBAL - "We need science to improve poultry productivity so that the growing demand for animal protein can be met in 2050 and beyond," said Peel Holroyd in his introduction to the latest study for the Temperton Fellowship for Poultry Research. Jackie...
Friday, June 06, 2014
Feed Amino Acids Market is Flourishing
GLOBAL - The feed amino acids market is flourishing due to its increased use for enhancing animal growth. ...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
FAO Food Price Index Falls for Second Consecutive Month
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 207.8 points in May 2014, down 2.5 points (or 1.2 per cent) from April and nearly 7 points, or 3.2 per cent, below May 2013. ...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Call for an End to 'Bird Flu'
GLOBAL - The International Poultry Council (IPC) is calling on the leading world health organisations to adopt neutral disease nomenclature to bring to an end market disruption as the result, for example, of influenza outbreaks linked to poultry....
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
World Poultry Feed Production to Reach 125MT in 2017
GLOBAL - A new market report forecasts poultry feed output to approach 125 million tonnes in 2017....
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
FAO and OIE Boost Collaboration on Animal Health
GLOBAL - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) have pledged to step up their existing collaboration to control animal disease, ensure the safety of food from animal origin...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
How Valuable are UN’s Food and Agriculture Business Principles?
ANALYSIS - The United Nations six Food and Agriculture Business Principles that were launched this week, designed to help agricultural communities in underdeveloped and developing regions, in particular, produce food sustainably, while receiving general...
China, Tajikistan Discuss Agricultural Cooperation
CHINA & TAJIKISTAN – The Chinese deputy agricultural minister Niu Dun and the Tajikistan Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda discussed how both countries could collaborate to strengthen the farming sector last week....
Friday, May 16, 2014
EU Ends Customs Duties for Ukrainian Poultry Meat
EU & UKRAINE - As a result of talks on enhanced bilateral cooperation and trade with agricultural products between the EU and Ukraine this week, duty-free tariff rate quotas have been granted to Ukraine for cereals, pork, beef and poultry. ...
Thursday, May 08, 2014
FAO April Food Price Index Down
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 209.3 points in April 2014, down 3.5 points, or 1.6 per cent, from March and 7.6 points, or 3.5 per cent, below April 2013....
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
US Agricultural Products to be Promoted in Northeast China
US & CHINA - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service has announced that Michael T. Scuse, under secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, will lead a mission to promote US agricultural exports in northeast...
 
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