Dairy & Ruminant
Friday, July 5, 2024
FrieslandCampina opens new Frisian Flag Indonesia dairy plant
Indonesia's Director General of Agro Industry, Putu Juli Ardika, inaugurated the new EUR 257 million (US$278 million) dairy factory of FrieslandCampina subsidiary Frisian Flag Indonesia (FFI) in Cikarang, West Java, Indonesia.
Friday, July 5, 2024
Philippines sets funds for dairy livestock farms in Luzon and Mindanao
The Philippines' National Dairy Authority (NDA) is allocating nearly half a billion dollars for the development of four dairy livestock breeding farms in Luzon and Mindanao, which are scheduled for completion by 2025.
Friday, July 5, 2024
Expo in Yangon, Myanmar, focuses on agriculture, livestock, food and beverage
Myanmar on June 28 kicked off an expo for multiple industries, including those of agriculture and livestock, power and machinery, food and beverage, and hotel, restaurant, and catering, in Yangon.
Friday, July 5, 2024
Under two million cattle calves born in Ireland this year as of June 28
The number of cattle calves born this year in Ireland, as of June 28, has fallen by over 34,500 head, according to the latest figures from the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF).
Thursday, July 4, 2024
US awards US$176 million to Moderna for bird flu vaccine development
The US government has awarded US$176 million to Moderna to advance the development of its bird flu vaccine, Reuters reported.
Thursday, July 4, 2024
UK-based Pembrokeshire Creamery launches US$25.4 million milk processing facility
Pembrokeshire Creamery, a supplier of milk in Wales, UK, has officially launched a processing facility as part of an investment of nearly GBP 20 million (US$25.4 million), creating about 80 jobs, Insider Media reported.
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Vietnam-based Earth VC reveals investment in US-based cultivated meat startup
Earth Venture Capital (Earth VC), a global climate tech venture capital firm based in Vietnam, has announced a strategic investment in Orbillion Bio, a US-based cultivated meat startup.
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Northern Mindanao, Philippines, tops livestock production region-wise in country
The Philippines' northern Mindanao is "among the country's top five regions in livestock production for major commodities," according to Regional Executive Director Jose Apollo Pacamalan of the Department of Agriculture (DA)-10.
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Major impact on global dairy as China makes advances in milk self-sufficiency
China reaching self-sufficiency in milk production has left an indelible mark on the world dairy industry following a year of global milk prices averaging around 37c per litre , according to Rabobank market analysts.
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
USDA programme to cover dairy farmers financially for bird flu-related milk losses
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) had announced more details about a programme to compensate dairy farmers for H5N1 avian flu-related milk losses.
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
ForFarmers strengthens position in co-products through acquisition of Van Triest Veevoeders
ForFarmers announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Van Triest Veevoeders, which specialises in trading residual flows and co-products.
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
US sees minor year-to-date drop in beef production with smallest cattle herd on record
Year-to-date US beef production has only declined 0.1% (one tenth of a percent) compared to last year, despite the smallest cattle herd in the United States on record.
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Denmark progresses towards imposing CO2 tax on emissions from livestock
Denmark's government and parties in the country's green tripartite agreed on the restructuring and conversion of Danish agricultural production - with an aim to reduce the sector's greenhouse gas emissions and thus contribute to achieving D ...
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Irish vets under pressure as EU regulations demand responsible antimicrobial use
Irish veterinarians are facing increasing pressure to prescribe antimicrobials more responsibly under new European Union (EU) regulations, Agriland reported.
Monday, July 1, 2024
Ethiopia achieves self-sufficiency in animal vaccines, expands export to 33 countries
Ethiopia is not only self-sufficient in animal vaccines but is also earning foreign currency by exporting to 33 countries in the Middle East and Africa, according to Ethiopia's National Veterinary Institute (NVI), Ethiopian News Agency repo ...

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