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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Study Shows Livestock Emissions on the Rise
US - Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gases emitted by livestock, according to a new report from the Carnegie Institution for Science....
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....
IPPE Selected for 2015 International Buyer Programme
US - The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has been named one of 24 companies nationwide to participate in the Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Programme. ...
Poultry Genetics Project Receives Agri-Tech Funding
UK - The Agri-Tech Catalyst, in which BBSRC is a major investor, has awarded 15 agricultural innovation projects a share of £18 million to help accelerate agricultural innovation and their commercial viability....
Australian Farmers Welcome Carbon Tax Repeal
AUSTRALIA - Australian farmers have applauded the Coalition Government for delivering on its election promise to repeal the carbon tax....
Federation Inaugurates Poultry Project in Kombo Central
GAMBIA - Saamasang Federation on Thursday (17 July) inaugurated a Poultry Project worth D35, 000 for the people of Kombo Central in West Coast Region at a ceremony held at the Women's Federation Nursery School in Brikama Nema Taba. ...
National Safety Conference to Discuss Industry Safety Trends, Best Practices
US - Through speaker presentations and a series of more informal roundtable discussions, the 2014 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry will address current safety challenges facing industry safety professionals today. Recognizing an ongoing...
Egg Council Seeks Moratorium on Loans to Poultry Farmers
INDIA - The National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC) has appealed to the Government to grant a one-year moratorium on payment of interest and loans availed by poultry farmers....
Monday, July 21, 2014
Dutch Animal Welfare Researcher Recognised with Award
GLOBAL - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has announced the winner of its 2014 award for significant advances in humane slaughter as Dr Bert Lambooij of Wageningen University....
Feed Enzyme Makes Sorghum an Attractive Alternative Ingredient
US - Supplementing feed for pigs and poultry with protease enzymes helps break down complex protein structures in sorghum, making it a more viable feed component for these species, according to Novus....
New Big Dutchman Premises Open in Indonesia
INDONESIA - Due to the growth over recent years and in order to keep up with the rise in business activities this development has brought about, Big Dutchman PT BD Agriculture Indonesia has opened its new business premises in Surabaya....
Poultry Meat Price the Most Important Factor, Say Consumers
UK - Price is the most important factor for consumers when choosing which meat to buy and eat, with over three-fifths (61 per cent) saying this has the biggest impact on their decision, according to the British Poultry Council (BPC). ...
Russia’s SPK Udarnik on Track for Higher Production with Pas Reform
RUSSIA - SPK Udarnik has completed the major refurbishment and expansion of its hatchery complex in the Vyborgskiy district of Leningradskaya region, with the installation of Smart™ hatchery technologies from Pas Reform to produce nine million day-old...
Utrecht Set to Host Veterinary Nutrition Conference
THE NETHERLANDS - Registration is open for the European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) congress will be held in Utrecht in September 2014....
Farmers Welcome Defra's £400-million Food Procurement Plans
UK - Following the launch of Defra’s £400-million ‘Plan for Public Procurement’, NFU Deputy President Minette Batters said the plan was a significant step in the right direction to Government backing British farming....
Friday, July 18, 2014
Poultry Nutrition Research Award Goes to Joseph Moritz
US - The American Feed Industry Association in partnership with the Poultry Science Association (PSA) has recognised Joseph Moritz, PhD, a faculty member at West Virginia University's Department of Animal and Nutritional Science, for his contributions...
Novus Scientists Share Findings at 2014 PSA Annual Meeting
US - The wealth of scientific information that is shared during the 2014 Poultry Science Association (PSA) Annual Meeting makes it a valuable industry event, reports Novus. ...
New Commercial and Technical Manager for Indian River
PHILIPPINES - Esmi San Pedro graduated with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Central Luzon State University in 1987 before entering the pig industry as he started his career in agriculture. ...
Tyson Starts Process to Buy Hillshire Brands
US - Tyson Foods has started the process to buy Hillshire Brands....
Copa-Cogeca Urges Stronger Action to Combat Unfair Practices
EU - European agriculture sector organisation Copa-Cogeca has welcomed the fact that the European Commission has recognised that abusive and unfair practices are present in the food chain....
Sanderson Farms Evaluates Cumberland County for New Chicken Processing Plant
US - An official with Sanderson Farms Inc. confirmed Wednesday (16 July) the company is evaluating Cumberland County for a potentially new chicken processing plant....
New Science Minister Announces Collaboration on Antimicrobial Resistance
UK - BBSRC is part of a cross-council initiative backed by eight government bodies and the Wellcome Trust to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on all fronts....
Expired Chickens Confiscated in Bogor
INDONESIA - The Bogor administration confiscated 20 kilograms of expired chickens that were on sale at the Ramayana supermarket in Bogor on Thursday (17 July) afternoon....
Netherlands Urges Ghana Not to Ban Chicken Imports
GHANA - The Managing Director of the Ghana Netherlands Chamber of Commerce Nico van Staalduinen has cautioned Ghana not to consider banning the importation of chicken....
Farmers Union Seeks Clarity on Key Points Under US Water Rule
US - In a letter sent on Thursday (17 July) to US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson asked for more information about which bodies of water would be deemed jurisdictional...
 
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