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INDIA - The ambitious milk-fortification programme of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is seen facing dissent on its home ground.
AUSTRALIA - The country's experts are calling for cutting down the amounts of antibiotics being given to animals in an attempt to help address antibiotic resistance in humans.
SOUTH KOREA - The Hanwoo Board plans to build a stronger distributor network and boost sales of premium Korean beef, called hanwoo, in Hong Kong, which was the biggest importer in 2018, the quasi-government body said Tuesday.
IRELAND - At the conclusion of day two of the beef talks, IFA President Joe Healy said that Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has agreed to get involved directly in the talks with a view to resolving the outstanding issues, especially around the 30-month age limit.
SCOTLAND, UK - The hunt for the best Scottish banger is on at this year’s UK Sausage Week Awards, taking place from the 28th of October to the 3rd of November.
UK - New research from the University of Warwick has pioneered an economic perspective on controlling livestock diseases. Focusing on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), bovine TB (bTB) and bluetongue virus (BTV), the researchers draw striking conclusions about the role of movement bans in controlling an outbreak.
CHINA - China has substantially increased beef imports from Australia in the first seven months of 2019, reaching the yearly imports quota under the free trade agreement between the two countries four months earlier than expected.
CANADA - On Friday, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau visited a dairy farm in Compton, where she announced that the federal government will make available $1.75 billion over eight years to Canada’s nearly 11,000 dairy farmers.
US - Slaughter and feeder cattle prices have been under steep pressure this week, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.
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VIETNAM - The Department of Animal Health, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) and the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on Wednesday agreed to build the area over the next three years.
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has strongly encouraged all eligible beef and suckler farmers to apply for the new ⁈100m BEAM scheme (Beef Exceptional Aid Measure).
SCOTLAND, UK - Over 1.8 million Scottish consumers are set to hear the Scottish red meat industry’s positive sustainability and animal welfare credentials in a new radio campaign launched next week by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
US - The Department of Labor reported on Tuesday that consumer price inflation was perking up in July after being close to unchanged in June, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.
NEW ZEALAND - Combating greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture must be decided farm by farm by farm, not imposed centrally via the Emissions Trading Scheme, according to DairyNZ.
EGYPT - Egyptian dairy maker Arabian Food Industries Company ( Domty) reported on Wednesday a 32 percent year-on-year drop in profits to 66.3 million Egyptian pounds ($4 million) during the first half this year.
SCOTLAND, UK - In a letter to the Defra Minister George Eustice, NFU Scotland has made it clear that shoppers must have the ability to identify where the beef they are buying comes from, whether fresh or processed.
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ZIMBABWE - Dairy farmers in Manicaland have been urged to grow and stash their own stockfeed to counter increasing prices of commercial stockfeed.
SWITZERLAND - From 1 September, milk producers can use a new "Swissmilk Green" quality label if they meet ten basic criteria, including avoiding palm oil products in animal feed.
UK - Results from the second year of Dairy UK and AHDB’s dairy marketing campaign have once again shown resounding success for the dairy sector in rekindling millennial’s love for dairy.
UK - NFU Vice President Stuart Roberts has called the move by Goldsmiths University to ban beef from its campus food outlets 'overly simplistic' and said it shows a lack of understanding of how British beef is produced, compared to beef production globally.
US - A fire partly destroyed the Tyson Foods beef plant in Holcomb, Kansas on Friday, 9 August. The plant will be down indefinitely.
US - On Friday one of the largest beef packing plants in the US was damaged by fire and the event has the potential to cause significant disruptions to both beef and cattle markets, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.
IRELAND - The beef talks in Backweston have concluded after more than 12 hours of discussions between the various parties.