Dairy & Ruminant
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Brazil remains the biggest beef exporter in South America
Brazil continues to dominate beef exports from the Mercosur bloc, and the USDA expects this trend to continue with Brazilian total exports to increase by 1%, UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board reported.
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Swine, dairy, and chicken farms in the Netherlands are getting bigger
Dutch national statistics agency CBS said livestock farming businesses in the country have declined compared to 10 years ago, but the number of livestock on existing farms have increased as the industry consolidates, Dutch News reported.
Thursday, December 1, 2022
New Zealand's first net zero dairy farm to be developed by Nestle and Fonterra
New Zealand's biggest milk processor, Fonterra, and Nestle are working together to develop New Zealand's first net zero dairy farm, Carbon Credits reported.
Thursday, December 1, 2022
DSM starts construction of production facility for methane-reducing feed additive in Scotland, UK
Royal DSM has started on November 30 the construction of a new manufacturing facility at its site in Dalry, Scotland, the United Kingdom.
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Meat Institute urges resolution of potential railroad strike in US as possible impact on meat supply looms
As US President Joe Biden and the US Congress continue to work to avoid a nationwide railroad strike in the United States, another meat industry group has joined the calls to come to an agreement soon.
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
AFBF: US should push for fair agriculture trade with Mexico
The United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement is crucial for the US farm economy, the president of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), Zippy Duvall, said in a November 29 press release.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Concrete progress in China's dairy industry
Liu Chengguo, former Vice-Minister Of Agriculture And Rural Affairs, said there is "concrete progress" in vitalising China's dairy sector, as Chinese experts said domestic dairy products' quality ratings have remained above 99% fo ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Japan approves revised beef safeguard mechanism with the US
The Upper House of Japan's Diet has approved a revised beef safeguard mechanism under the US-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA), allowing US beef exporters to meet Japan's growing demand for the meat and reducing the probability of higher tariff ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Report by beef councils claim trade reductions could cost US agriculture more than US$120 billion
Beef councils in US states Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas have recently published a report claiming that trade reductions could cost the United States' agricultural economy more than US$120 billion.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Fonterra confirms timeline for capital structure implementation
Fonterra confirmed on November 25 that its new Flexible Shareholding capital structure is set to be implemented in late March 2023, subject to the cooperative's board being satisfied that the relevant preparations are completed before then.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Salmonella identified as causing most outbreaks linked to meat products in China
Researchers have found that salmonella caused the most outbreaks linked to meat products in China over a 15-year period.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Livestock health in Northern Ireland, UK, in danger if no changes to protocol
Livestock health and welfare in Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom, will suffer without changes to the Northern Ireland Protocol, the UK animal health sector warned on November 25.
Monday, November 28, 2022
UK meat production stays compliant for export to EU as official requirement pushed back to December 2023
UK meat production will remain compliant for export to the European Union for at least the next 12 months after a requirement for veterinary visit attestations for Support Health Attestations (SHAs) for export certificates has been pushed b ...
Friday, November 25, 2022
UK beef trade return to pre-pandemic trends
Beef exports from the UK continued to decline month-on-month in September, with 11,900 tonnes shipped (including fresh and frozen beef, processed beef and offal), but volumes are 7% higher year-on-year, UK Agriculture and Horticulture Devel ...
Friday, November 25, 2022
China key market for Brazilian soy and beef exports
Exports of Brazilian agri-products hit US$136.1 billion from January to October this year, 33% year-on-year, with China a key export market for Brazilian commodities including soybean and beef, MercoPress reported.

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