Dairy & Ruminant
Monday, March 6, 2023
Cutting numbers of Ireland's suckler herd can help Irish agriculture meet climate goals, says official
The chair of the Food Vision Beef and Sheep Group, Prof. Thia Hennessy, believes it will be "very challenging" for the agriculture sector to meet climate targets without reducing the suckler herd.
Monday, March 6, 2023
UK dairy farmers feel brunt of another month of lower farmgate prices
UK dairy farmers face another month of significant farmgate price cuts as wholesale markets continue to fall and processors feel the pinch.
Monday, March 6, 2023
Strong start for Ireland's export of calves in first seven weeks of 2023
The first seven weeks of 2023 has seen a strong start to Ireland's calf export numbers, with just over 13,000 calves exported as of February 19.
Monday, March 6, 2023
US meat production to drop this year
The United States hit "peak meat" production in 2022 totaling 107 billion pounds, a record for meat production that includes beef, pork, chicken, turkey, lamb and veal.
Monday, March 6, 2023
Zoetis secures grant to advance sustainable livestock production in Sub-Saharan Africa
Zoetis has received a US$15.3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to further develop and integrate innovative solutions to advance veterinary care and diagnostic services that will ultimately improve livestock health ...
Monday, March 6, 2023
AFBF president outlines challenges and opportunities to US House Agriculture Committee
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) president Zippy Duvall has recently outlined before the US House Agriculture Committee the challenges facing US farmers and ranchers.
Monday, March 6, 2023
Lower number of cattle, pigs in Austria slaughtered last year
Austria's pig inventory, as of December 2022, was 2.65 million head.
Monday, March 6, 2023
Favourable projections for Brazil's agriculture exports for next decade
Projections for Brazilian agricultural exports for the next 10 years remain favorable, according to highlights revealed during the annual US Agricultural Outlook Forum.
Friday, March 3, 2023
High losses of jobs in South Africa's agriculture sector raise concerns
South African agricultural organisation Agri SA said on February 28 that it was distressed by a drop of 12,000 jobs in South Africa's agriculture sector.
Thursday, March 2, 2023
VIV Asia and Meat Pro Asia happening on March 8-10
Thousands of participants from the feed, meat and aquaculture industries worldwide will be meeting on March 8-10 at VIV Asia 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Cargill donates US$500,000 to new University of Idaho research hub
Cargill has announced it will donate US$500,000 towards the University of Idaho's new research hub, the Idaho Centre for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE), Big Country News reported.
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Evonik to present innovations in sustainable animal nutrition and health at VIV Asia 2023
Evonik will showcase its wide range of innovative solutions for improving animal nutrition and animal health at VIV Asia in Bangkok, Thailand, taking place from March 8-10.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
More Jamaican agriculture personnel get training in cattle artificial insemination
More Jamaican and regional agricultural professionals have received training and certification in artificial insemination (AI) as a result of a collaboration between Nutramix and Select Sires Incorporation, helping to transform the cattle i ...
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Cargill Animal Nutrition in deal to use near-IR analysis platform in North American dairy farms
Si-Ware Systems announced a deal with agriculture feed specialist Cargill Animal Nutrition that will see the former's near-IR analysis platform used in North American dairy farms.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Fonterra's COO to leave co-op
Fonterra announced this month that its chief operating officer Fraser Whineray intends to resign from Fonterra at the end of the cooperative's financial year on July 31.

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