Dairy & Ruminant
Friday, May 5, 2023
US Farm Bureau president emphasises importance of farm bill
American Farm Bureau Federation president Zippy Duvall emphasised on May 2 the importance of the US farm bill during testimony before the US Senate Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade.
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Australian beef exports up 17% year-on-year
Data from Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) showed that Australia's beef exports were 17% higher in April year-on-year at 72,604 tonnes, as the country's herd rebuilds following a prolonged drought, Irish Farmers Journal reported.
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Alltech and Agolin partner to provide eco-friendly solutions for supporting cattle production and sustainability goals
Alltech announced on May 3 that it has acquired a majority interest in Agolin.
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Barclays urges clients in beef sector to stop deforestation in South American supply chains
Barclays has told beef sector clients they must prevent deforestation in their South American supply chains, in a policy document seen by Reuters that toughens the bank's stance but stops short of campaigners' demands.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Dutch livestock farmers to receive compensation for closing breeding sites
The European Commission has approved two new schemes proposed in the Netherlands that would compensate livestock farmers in certain areas who choose to close their breeding sites voluntarily, Agriland reported.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Taiwan's Consumers' Foundation opposes lifting ban on Canadian beef imports
Taiwan's Consumers' Foundation opposed the country's Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) proposal to lift a ban on imports of Canadian beef from cattle older than 30 months, Taipei Times reported.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
FAO works with Laos to boost cattle exports to China
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is partnering with Laos' Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to facilitate safer cattle trade between the country and China, with the key objective of increasing cattle exports to China.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Meat & Livestock Australia funds project for mRNA vaccines to fight LSD infection
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has funded a project to produce and test mRNA vaccines that can be rapidly mass produced in Australia in the event of a lumpy skin disease (LSD) or other exotic disease outbreak.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
JBS USA announces new CEO
JBS USA announced that current chief executive officer Tim Schellpeper has decided to step down on May 1 with Wesley Batista Filho, who has over 13 years of experience in the company, to take over as CEO of JBS USA, Swineweb reported.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Israeli dairy prices rise 9.28%, government spreads 16% increase over three years
Prices of government-regulated dairy products in Israel will increase by 9.28% this week, following a decision by the country's Finance Ministry to spread a planned 16% increase over three years, JNS reported.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Brazilian court judge prohibits live cattle export from all Brazilian ports
A Brazilian court judge has moved to prohibit the export of live cattle from all Brazilian ports, just as a long-standing ban from New Zealand takes effect, Beef Central reported.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Canada's pork, beef and poultry products now permitted to access Guatemala
Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced on April 28 that the country has regained market access to Guatemala for Canadian pork, beef and poultry products.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Iraq now open to Canada's frozen beef products from calves under 30 months old
Canadian frozen beef products from calves under 30 months old can now be sold to Iraq.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
German parliament committee voted in favour of draft meat-labeling law
The German Federal Parliament's (Bundestag) Committee on Food and Agriculture voted last month in favor of a draft law on labeling meat according to the type of animal husbandry.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
US dairy organisations conduct farm tour to strengthen trust in dairy
The United States' American Dairy Association North East and Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program recently joined the Pennsylvania Beef Council to coordinate a farm tour for 15 registered dietitians at the Spring House Market and Farm in Ei ...

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