Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Meat quality still maintained in market-ready steers given low-input diets for longer periods, study finds
A new study led by the Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (US) reveals that market-ready steers can maintain meat quality and yield even when fed lower-cost, low-input maintenance diets for longer periods than previous ...
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Few US farms seek federal assistance for bird flu outbreak
A small number of US farms, only 18 in total, are currently accepting federal funds to address the H5N1 avian flu outbreak among dairy herds that began three months ago, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food & Envir ...
Monday, June 24, 2024
Vietnam grapples with surge in animal diseases due to rampant smuggling
Animal diseases have rapidly spread in cattle and poultry across several cities and provinces in Vietnam in recent months, with rampant animal smuggling cited as the primary cause, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rur ...
Monday, June 24, 2024
Philippines to construct 17 deep-water ports to enhance agricultural supply chains
The Philippines is set to build 17 new deep-water ports to strengthen supply chains for agricultural products and fertilises, aiming to control food prices, Nikkei Asia reported.
Monday, June 24, 2024
Vilofoss unveils SeaFoss additive for better handling of slurry
Vilofoss has introduced SeoFoss, a slurry additive that enables easier handling of slurry and improves the yield per hectare.
Monday, June 24, 2024
US red meat production up 1% in May
The United States' commercial red meat production in May 2024 was 4.62 billion pounds, 1% higher than in May 2023, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Monday, June 24, 2024
Fonterra announces executive team changes
Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd on June 20 announced the internal appointment of two new management team members to help lead the dairy cooperative's step-change in strategic direction
Monday, June 24, 2024
Bion, Stovall Ranching Companies team up to produce eco-friendly US, Montana beef
Stovall Ranching Companies, that includes diversified family ranches in Montana, the United States, and Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc., a leader in advanced livestock waste treatment and resource recovery technology, announced they w ...
Friday, June 21, 2024
Bird flu spread signals lack of pandemic preparedness, report warns
A report highlighted the surge in bird flu cases among mammals, including cattle, as a stark warning that the world is unprepared for future pandemics, urging immediate action from global leaders, AFP reported.
Friday, June 21, 2024
Nutreco celebrates grand opening of its Garden of the Future
Nutreco celebrated the opening of its Garden of the Future, the new hub for its phytotechnology programme.
Friday, June 21, 2024
Malaysia's animal husbandry gets "E" grade for treatment of livestock
Malaysian animal husbandry practices continue to come under scrutiny for the mistreatment of farmed livestock, with the Australia-based Voiceless Animal Cruelty Index (VACI) assigning the country an "E" grade.
Friday, June 21, 2024
Fonterra to open new application centre in Wuhan, China
Fonterra announced it will open its sixth application centre in China to meet growing demand as two sites at the heart of the dairy cooperative's Foodservice business celebrate their 10th anniversaries.
Thursday, June 20, 2024
Vietnam urges stricter measures against livestock diseases amid rising outbreaks
Vietnam's Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Phung Duc Tien, emphasised the importance of prevention over cure at a conference on livestock and poultry diseases, Vietnam News reported.
Thursday, June 20, 2024
Disease outbreaks impact livestock supply in Indonesia
Indonesia is facing a reduced supply of sacrificial livestock for this year Muslim festival Day of Sacrifice, with farmers remaining cautious due to ongoing disease outbreaks, The Jakarta Post reported.
Thursday, June 20, 2024
China expands to more overseas exporters to source beef
China has pushed efforts on the diversification of beef imports in 2024, with more exporters in countries such as Australia and Russia having been approved to sell beef to China.

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