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26 May 2017
Government to Add Eggs to Market at Cheap Prices
SOUTH KOREA - The government said Wednesday that it will supply 4 million to 5 million fresh eggs that customers can purchase at cheaper prices to stabilize the market during the first two weeks of next month. These eggs will be more than 30 per cent...
Renegotiating NAFTA Leaves Room for Optimism
CANADA - The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute suggests, as the renegotiation of NAFTA gets underway, a key message to the United States must be that Canada is a fair trading partner and a strong ally, Bruce Cochrane writes....
Plans to Supply Belarusian Beef, Poultry to Egypt Underway
EGYPT - Belarus has plans to build a 1,000-head commercial dairy farm in Egypt, Aleksei Bogdanov, the head of the main division for foreign economic affairs at the Agriculture and Food Ministry of Belarus, told the media on 25 May....
Group Appeals LA Ruling Allowing Yom Kippur Chicken Rite
US - An animal rights group is appealing the dismissal of a federal lawsuit against a Southern California synagogue for holding a pre-Yom Kippur ritual in which a chicken is swung by its legs and then slaughtered....
25 May 2017
Minister: Partnership with OIE for Livestock Development of Great Value to Pakistan
FRANCE - Pakistan greatly values its partnership with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) for its livestock development, disease control and overall poverty alleviation....
Breeders Worry Over Falling Chicken Price
VIET NAM - The prices of battery-farmed chickens and their egg are falling rapidly, causing concern for breeders nationwide, especially in Hà Nội and Đồng Nai – the two localities raising the highest numbers of battery chickens....
24 May 2017
Plan to Increase Chicken Exports After Bird Flu Outbreak
IRAN - Negotiations are underway to export chicken to Iraq and several countries in the Persian Gulf region, the head of Broiler Breeders Union said....
NFU Says President Trump's Budget Assaulting Farm Safety Net, Rural Communities
US - President Donald J. Trump issued a detailed fiscal year 2018 federal budget proposal yesterday (23 May), recommending drastic cuts to agricultural and rural related agencies and programmes....
Zimbabwe Poultry Producers Say ZIMRA Killing Business
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has instructed chicken abattoirs to pay 15 per cent value-added-tax (VAT) on all inputs, including capital investments used in broiler production, post statutory instrument (SI) 26A of 2017....
Govt to Release Egg, Poultry Stock to Help Stabilise Prices
SOUTH KOREA - The government will release its egg and poultry stock early next month to stabilize prices soaring again, the agriculture ministry said Wednesday....
23 May 2017
HPAI Outbreaks Reported in Egypt, Russia
EGYPT & RUSSIA - In the latest avian influenza developments, Egypt reported six more highly pathogenic H5N8 outbreaks, mostly involving backyard poultry, and Russia reported two more outbreaks involving the strain, according to notifications from the...
Pakistan Govt Determined to Facilitate Poultry Sector
PAKISTAN - Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar said Monday that the poultry sector had a significant contribution in the economy in terms of revenue generation and that the government would facilitate this sector to the fullest possible extent....
US Chicken Import Row: WTO Cedes India’s Request
INDIA - In what could bring an end to India’s lingering dispute with the US on restrictions on chicken imports, New Delhi has secured the establishment of a compliance panel at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). ...
22 May 2017
China & US: Seminar on Bilateral Trade Relations Held
US & CHINA - Analysts from China and the United States participated in a seminar discussing Sino-US relations and bilateral trade in Beijing from Thursday....
China Confirms 16 New H7N9 Cases; 2 Fatal
CHINA - The number of new H7N9 avian flu cases in China declined this week, with 16 infections reported through 17 May, down from 23 the previous week, Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said today in its regular update....
18 May 2017
NCC, Poultry Groups Provide Input to EPA on Burdensome Regulations
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC) this week joined with USPOULTRY and the National Turkey Federation (NTF) to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt who asked the public for ideas for reducing the...
Lobbying to Save NAFTA Proves Effective
CANADA - The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says lobbying efforts from both within the United States and from Canada and Mexico to salvage the North American Free Trade Agreement are showing results, Bruce Cochrane writes....
Partnership on Ireland’s Contribution to Global Agriculture Development
IRELAND - Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Mr Joe McHugh TD, and TEAGASC Director Professor Gerry Boyle, signed an agreement to renew the partnership between Irish Aid and TEAGASC, to enhance Ireland’s contribution to...
17 May 2017
Ghana Poultry Farmers Threaten to Sell Flu-infected Birds
GHANA - Some poultry farmers across the country have threatened not to alert authorities of any cases of bird flu incidence on their farms....
SA Seeks New Export Markets in Bid to Save Chicken Industry
SOUTH AFRICA - The government is seeking to establish new export markets for the local poultry industry in a bid to save it from collapse....
Saudi Arabia Bans Chicken Imports from Another Brazilian Company
SAUDI ARABIA - The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has temporarily banned chicken imports from a Brazilian company over safety concerns. This is the fifth Brazilian enterprise banned in the Kingdom over similar safety concerns....
15 May 2017
Sino-US Deal Eases Access to Markets
US & CHINA - China and the US have reached a new deal that will ease market access in agriculture, financial services and energy, marking both sides' willingness to advance the trade relationship and alleviating fears of a trade war between the world's...
Trump Declares War on Environmental Regulations
US - Under the Trump administration, budgets are being cut and regulatory powers curtailed for federal bodies across the board – but none more so than the Environmental Protection Agency. What does this mean for US farmers and producers? Rachel Lane...
11 May 2017
Further Delay of Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule Opposed
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is delaying the effective date of the rule published on 19 January 2017, for an additional six months to 14 November 2017, to allow time for further consideration by USDA....
10 May 2017
Federal Budget 'Keeps the Faith' on Agriculture Commitments
AUSTRALIA - The Federal Budget has "kept the faith" and delivered on the Coalition’s election commitments to advance agriculture, but Queensland farmers are eager for more details about what is planned for water infrastructure in the Great Artesian...
 
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