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Friday, September 19, 2014
Can Farming Reverse Its Ageing Trend?
ANALYSIS – Agriculture is ageing and more must be done to draw young people into UK food production to meet growing national and world demand....
Mechanisms By Which Phytase Superdosing Delivers Peformance Gains
UK - More than 2,000 delegates are expected to attend APPC 2014, which will be held between 19 and 23 October at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Jeju, Korea....
Odisha Poultry Sector Growing at Over 10 Per Cent Annually
INDIA - Odisha's poultry sector has been growing at over 10 per cent annually, state chief secretary, G.C. Pati said at the Investment Meeting in the Poultry Sector recently....
US Launches National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic-Resistance
US - The US government has launched a new strategy to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria with increased surveillance and faster tests....
Authority Seeking Plan for Poultry Industry
UAE - Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, in collaboration with the US Department of Agriculture, has organised a three-day workshop with the aim of devising a national plan for the development of the poultry industry. ...
International Year of Family Farming 2014
US - On 18 September, the National Farmers Union (NFU) applauded the introduction of the Senate Resolution designating 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF). ...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Weekly Overview: Caring for the Planet, Its Animals and People
GLOBAL - A new study from Germany has identified some regions where the effects of climate change may, at least in part, be positive for farming in the future. A new Agriculture Commissioner has been nominated for the EU and already there has been a call...
Climate Change Study: More Land, Fewer Harvests
GLOBAL - Most of the Earth’s agricultural land resources are already under cultivation. Climate change poses a huge challenge to global agriculture, but a new study by geographers at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany, shows that some...
Conference Highlights Advances in Research of Livestock Virus Diseases
UK - The Pirbright Institute hosted its Centenary Conference at The University of Surrey on 11 and 12 September 2014 to mark its 100th anniversary of the prevention and control of livestock infectious diseases and discuss current research into virus diseases...
National Farm Safety, Health Week Focuses on 'Protecting What Matters'
US - 'Safety Counts - Protecting What Matters' is this year’s theme for National Farm Safety and Health Week, which will be observed 21-27 September 2014. ...
Iraqi Health Ministry Issues Warning on Salmonella Infected Chickens
IRAQ - The Iraqi Ministry of Health uncovered the entry of infected chickens with the germ of salmonella to Iraq and its spread into local markets, confirming that its origins are Turkey, Egypt and Ukraine....
Rosselkhoznadzor Slaps Ban on Poultry Meat En Route to Kyrgyzstan
KYRGYZSTAN - The Federal Agency for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision of RF (Rosselkhoznadzor) slaps a ban on bringing a large batch of poultry meat through the Russian Federation, en route to Kyrgyzstan from USA....
International Year of Family Farming 2014
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) has applauded the introduction of the Senate Resolution designating 2014 as the “International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).” NFU has lead the US Committee for IYFF and played a key role in having the resolution...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
NFU Outlines Priorities Ahead of 2015 General Election
UK - A Government that understands farm businesses, wants agriculture to grow and has the policies that send the right signals to farmers, are the key messages in the NFU’s farming manifesto launched today (Wednesday) ahead of next year’s General...
MSD Animal Health Receives Marketing Authorisation for NOBILIS
EU - Merck Animal Health (MSD) says that the European Commission has granted the marketing authorisation for its veterinary medicinal product to protect chickens against viral infectious bronchitis....
N14m Frozen Poultry Products Seized and Destroyed in Nigeria
NIGERIA - The onslaught against smugglers by the Nigeria Customs Service continued last week when the special anti-smuggling task force of the Comptroller General, Abdullahi Dikko Inde, intercepted two vans loaded with 2,000 cartons of frozen poultry...
New FSIS Salmonella Performance Standards
US - A top official with USDA’s Food Safety and inspection Service (FSIS) told a meat industry conference that ended Sunday in Charleston, SC, to expect new performance standards for Salmonella....
Young Poultry Veterinarian of the Year Winner Announced
THAILAND - Zoetis Inc. announced Adrian Knoetze, from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is the 2014 winner of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) - Zoetis Young Veterinarian of the Year award....
Russian Ban Will Not Derail Bullish Margin Outlook, Reports Rabobank
GLOBAL - The Russian ban will not derail the bullish outlook for poultry meat prices according to Rabobank’s Poultry Quarterly Q3 report. Strong fundamentals will promote further margin improvements in almost all regions of the world. ...
Cherkizovo Group Will Substantially Increase the Production of Poultry
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group plans to substantially increase the production of poultry and pork in Voronezh Region by investing nearly 4 billion rubles in business development. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cherkizovo Group Igor Babaev made this...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
New Agriculture Commissioner Told to Simplify Greening, Payments
EU - Simplification of the direct payments in the Common Agricultural Policy and greening are two of the issues that have been put top of the list of priorities for the new European Commissioner for agriculture designate, Phil Hogan....
Infectious Bronchitis Detected in Finland
FINLAND - The Finnish Food Safety Agency Evira and the University of Helsinki Faculty of Veterinary Medicine have jointly studied the emergence of infectious bronchitis (IB) in chickens in Finland....
Ag Officer Calls for Increased Tax Rate on Poultry Imports
BARBADOS - Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society, James Paul, remains adamant that poultry imports should carry a heavier tax rate....
Imo Modern Poultry Begins Sale of Birds
NIGERIA - The Imo Modern Poultry, Avutu, which had remained moribund for over 20 years, has received a boost by the Governor Rochas Okorocha's government as part of its efforts to create employment opportunities, promote agriculture as well as boost the...
RIRDC Seeks Chicken Meat Advisory Panel Members
AUSTRALIA - The Rural Industries R&D Corporation (RIRDC) is seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals for several positions on the RIRDC Chicken Meat Industry Advisory Panel....
 
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