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Friday, November 21, 2014
USDA Agricultural Database Can Now be Viewed by the Public
US - VIVO, a Web application used internally by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines and locations, is now available to the public....
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Animal Health Company Pleas for Responsible Use of Antibiotics
EU – A global animal health company has used antibiotic awareness week to preach “responsible use” of veterinary antibiotics at the launch of its pan-European campaign....
OK Foods Guilty of Objectionable Conduct in Union Election
US - The US National Labour Relations Board has ordered OK Foods to set aside the result of a union election held on 1 May because it found the company “engaged in objectionable conduct” under the National Labour Relations Act....
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Europe Responds to Bird Flu Outbreaks
EU - Emergency measures to combat bird flu have come into force in countries already reporting outbreaks - the Netherlands and the UK - and surveillance is raised in France. The virus in the UK has been confirmed as H5N8 and culling has begun on the affected...
Commendable Jump in Astral's Poultry, Feed Profit
SOUTH AFRICA - Commenting on his company's annual results, the CEO of Astral Foods Limited describes its performance as "commendable"....
Monday, November 17, 2014
Poultry Firm Fined for Ammonia Spill Which Killed Thousands of Fish
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A Coouty Fermanagh poultry company pleaded guilty and was fined £2,000 for making a polluting discharge to a waterway....
Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
Friday, November 14, 2014
UK Farming Unions Condemn Scrapping of Chief Scientific Advisor
UK - The Presidents of the four UK farming unions on Thursday 13 November criticised the decision by the European Commission to scrap the post of Chief Scientific Advisor to the President....
India Needs More Investment in Family Farming, Says Agri Minister
INDIA - To make family farming profitable, India needs to invest more in family farms, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh said recently....
Institute Helps Indian Farmers Producer Organisations
INDIA - To make agriclutre profitable to farmers, Hyderabad based United Nations organisation, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has organised a one day summit agri-business incubation (ABI) programme for farmers...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Further Details on the New Common Agricultural Policy
SCOTLAND, UK - Further details of how the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will be implemented in Scotland have been set out by Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead....
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Support for Flexibility of EU Countries to Ban GMO Crops
EU - Long-awaited draft plans to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms on their own territory even if it is allowed at EU level won the support of the Environment Committee on Tuesday...
New Study on Animal Welfare Legislation
GLOBAL - Increasingly, but to different extents, consumers throughout the world want assurances that the meat and dairy products they are buying are safe to eat, nutritious and of good quality....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Beak Trimming to be Banned by 2018
NETHERLANDS - Beak trimming will be banned from 1 September 2018. What does this mean for the poultry industry? ...
Friday, November 07, 2014
NFU Beginning Farmers Institute Experiences Cooperatives and Local Farms
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) Beginning Farmers Institute (BFI) participants are in Minneapolis this week to take a closer look at the cooperative business model, tour local farms and co-ops, consider legal issues and learn about bookkeeping requirements...
US Approves First Chinese Plants to Export Poultry Meat
US - Concerns have been raised in the US over possible food safety risks following an announcement earlier this week that the American authorities have named the first Chinese poultry plants that can export US-reared chicken back to the country after...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Research into the Prevention of Severe Feather Pecking
THE NETHERLANDS - Wageningen University is looking into what farmers can do to prevent Severe Feather Pecking (SFP) in laying hens when beak-trimming is banned....
New US Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Farm Animals
US - The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) have announced the creation of the Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture....
Environmental Bootcamp Education Program Offered at 2015 IPPE
US - The Environmental Bootcamp education programme will provide an overview of the environmental regulations that commonly affect the poultry, egg and meat processing industries and discuss the importance of environmental audits and inspections....
Industrialisation Should Not Come at Expense of Agriculture, Says FAO Head
GLOBAL - Industrialisation can be an important tool for poverty and hunger reduction but should not come at the expense of agricultural development, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva....
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Promotion of Agricultural Products in the EU
EU - The European Commission has approved 27 programmes to promote agricultural products in the European Union and in third countries. ...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Afghan Ambassador Meets India's Agriculture Minister
INDIA - In order to take cooperation between the two countries to the next level, Afghanistan's Ambassador, Shaida Moh. Abdali met Indian Agriculture Minister, Radha Mohan Singh in Delhi last week....
Monday, November 03, 2014
IPPE to Host Seminar on Food Safety Modernisation Act
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) will host a one-day Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA) seminar at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia on 28 January 2015. ...
Friday, October 31, 2014
NFU Seeks Reassurance over New Farm Payments IT System
UK - The National Farmers Union says it is critical Government proves it has a robust new IT system in place to administer farm payments from next year....
Friday, October 24, 2014
US Farmers Union Says USDA Moving in Right Direction on COOL
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said that the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) recent ruling on Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL) clearly shows US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed in right direction....
 
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