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24 July 2017
USPOULTRY Financial Management Seminar Looks Beyond Spreadsheets
US - USPOULTRY’s 2017 Financial Management Seminar brought together more than 160 accounting professionals for three days of professional development, education, brainstorming and networking. Attendees learned about a variety of topics including hedging...
21 July 2017
Food Production in North Korea Hit by Worst Drought Since 2001
NORTH KOREA - DPR Korea's crop production for 2017, including staple rice, maize, potatoes and soybean, has been severely damaged by prolonged dry weather conditions, threatening food security for a large part of its population, according to a new FAO...
18 July 2017
China's Agricultural Imports Rise Rapidly in 2017
CHINA - China's imports of major agricultural products continued to increase fast in the first five months of the year, driven by price gaps between domestically produced products and imported products, according to the Ministry of Agriculture....
13 July 2017
Novus to reveal new research findings in gut health, Woody Breast at Poultry Science Association Meeting
US - Novus International, Inc. plans to reveal new trial findings and other avenues of research through oral and poster presentations at the 2017 Poultry Science Association annual meeting July 17-20 in Orlando, Florida, USA....
12 July 2017
IPPE Chosen for 2018 US Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Programme
US - The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has been selected to participate in the 2018 US Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program, and the Expo has participated in the International Buyer Programme since 2007....
07 July 2017
EPA Sets '18 Ethanol Volumes at Statutory Maximum
US - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday (5 June) proposed once again to keep the mandated volume for conventional ethanol use for 2018 at the statutory maximum of 15 billion gallons....
06 July 2017
Extreme Weather Conditions, Climate Change Account for 40% of Wheat Production Variability
GLOBAL - The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) scientists have proposed a new approach for identifying the impacts of climate change and extreme weather on the variability of global and regional wheat production. The study analysed the...
Wheat, Meat Raise FAO Food Price Index in June
GLOBAL - Global food commodity prices rose in June, led by wheat and meat prices....
29 June 2017
Excessive Corn Protectionist Policy to Swell Chicken Prices
SRI LANKA - The authorities’ excessive measure to protect the corn farmers would have a devastating impact on the chicken industry in Sri Lanka, the industry specialists warn....
CRISIL: Feast Only Just Beginning for MSMEs in Broiler Farming
INDIA - CRISIL expects the credit profiles of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) engaged in the broiler farming business to improve in fiscal 2018. ...
26 June 2017
PFA to Bring Poultry Farms Under Licensed Network
PAKISTAN - In order to address the concerns of general public regarding the adverse effects of poultry on human health, the Punjab food Authority has decided to bring poultry farms under its licensed network....
23 June 2017
Sri Lankan Food Production Hit by Extreme Drought Followed by Floods
SRI LANKA - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a report published yesterday (22 June) by the Food and Agriculture Organization...
22 June 2017
New Sensors Could Enable More Affordable Detection of Pollution, Diseases
US - When it comes to testing for cancer, environmental pollution and food contaminants, traditional sensors can help. The challenges are that they often are bulky, expensive, non-intuitive and complicated....
Tyson Foods Rolls Out High-tech Chicken Welfare Programme
US - As part of its focus on sustainable food production, Tyson Foods has launched a broad, new animal well-being initiative that combines the latest technology with high-touch monitoring and training to improve the care of chickens....
North-east Nigeria Receives Emergency Aid from FAO to Combat Hunger
NIGERIA - Seeds and fertilizer for more than one million people are being distributed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in north-eastern Nigeria for the planting season that begins this month....
20 June 2017
UK and China Team Up to Develop Better Animal Feeds
UK & CHINA - AB Agri, a UK-based animal nutrition and feeds producer, is enhancing technological cooperation with Chinese clients by co-developing safer and more nutritious feeds....
19 June 2017
Global Diet, Farming Methods 'Must Change for Environment's Sake,' Says Study
GLOBAL - Reducing meat consumption and using more efficient farming methods globally are essential to stave off irreversible damage to the environmental, a new study says....
Zambian Farmers Saddened by Low Soybean Prices
ZAMBIA - Farmers have cried foul on the drastic fall of the prices of soybeans by more than 100 per cent during this year’s maize marketing season....
15 June 2017
Poultry Producers Cash in on Beef Slaughter Ban; Chicken Demand Rises
INDIA - India's poultry producers are posting record profits as feed costs have dropped to a five-year low and on rising chicken demand after cattle slaughtering restrictions were enacted in the majority Hindu country....
14 June 2017
Global Food Import Bill on the Rise Despite Stable Markets
GLOBAL - Global food commodity markets are well-balanced, buoyed by ample supplies of wheat and maize and rebounding production of oilseed products. ...
05 June 2017
Feed Subsidiary Invests in Supply Chain to Enhance Competitiveness
NIGERIA - Livestock Feeds Plc, a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc, has announced that it is currently investing in its supply chain operation to drive further growth, and enable it deliver better value to all stakeholders....
31 May 2017
Poultry Feed Supplements Denied Customs Clearance
PAKISTAN - In a big blow to the poultry industry, which has recently been given a lot of incentives in the federal budget 2017/18, customs authorities have denied clearance to imported chicken feed ingredients like vitamins and amino acid premixes, terming...
29 May 2017
Specialist Advises Farmers to Pay Attention to Power Lines
CANADA - Saskatchewan Agriculture is encouraging farmers to pay attention to power lines following a high number of power line contacts involving farm equipment this past month, reports Bruce Cochrane....
What to Take Away from Canada’s Vast Agriculture Survey
CANADA - Canada’s agricultural industry received its five-yearly health check this month, with the publication of the 2016 Census of Canadian Agriculture – an incredibly detailed and comprehensive insight into the country’s farming sector. Angela...
25 May 2017
Bumper Harvest in Maize, Soybeans to Provide Relief to Poultry Industry
ZAMBIA - The 2017 crop marketing season opens with the announcement of the crop forecast results for the 2016/17 crop year. ...
 
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