Dairy & Ruminant
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
US organisation calls for approving hemp use in animal feed
The National Industrial Hemp Council of America (NIHC) sent a letter to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this month, urging for the approval of hemp seed as an ingredient in animal feed.
Monday, November 7, 2022
Cattle prices in the EU on the rise because of lower output
Deadweight cattle prices in the European Union have increased since late-2021 because of declining output year-on-year, with the largest production declines in Germany and France, the UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board report ...
Monday, November 7, 2022
Australia releases discussion paper seeking ideas for biosecurity funding model
The Australian government has released a public discussion paper seeking ideas for a long-term sustainable biosecurity funding model, prompting a positive response from a key farming group, but also a warning that the "days of buck pas ...
Saturday, November 5, 2022
Fonterra to pay US$16 million to settle class action lawsuit over milk payment cuts
Fonterra has agreed to pay AUD 25 million (~US$16 million; AUD 1 = US$0.64) to settle a class action lawsuit filed against the company by Australian dairy farmers over reduced milk payments in 2016, Stuff New Zealand reported.
Friday, November 4, 2022
Hard days for Finland's farmers due to increased prices for fertilisers, energy
Farmers in Finland are finding it hard to cope with the rising prices of fertilisers and skyrocketing energy bills, with only about one-third saying they had already purchased the fertilisers needed for the next growing season, a recent sur ...
Friday, November 4, 2022
LSD cases falling in Maharashtra, India
An overall declining trend is seen in the number of lumpy skin disease (LSD) cases in Maharashtra, India, state Animal Husbandry Commissioner Sachindra Pratap Singh told The Indian Express.
Thursday, November 3, 2022
USDA allocates over US$223 million for small and mid-sized meat processing plants
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has allocated grants and loans over US$223 million to help expand small and mid-sized meat processing plants as part of a bigger US$1 billion effort to increase competition in the meat sector, Yahoo! ...
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Florida, US beef industry suffered more than US$200 million in losses following hurricane
US state Florida's Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) released its preliminary damage assessment from Hurricane Ian, including the beef industry.
Thursday, November 3, 2022
South Sulawesi, Indonesia, in joint effort with Australia to fight FMD
The provincial government of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, is cooperating with Australia on fighting the foot and mouth disease (FMD).
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Intensified food production could introduce long-term risks, analysis found
As climate change threatens global food supplies, countries will need to increase the efficiency of food production, bringing about short-term gains, such as decreased deforestation, but long-term risks, including future pandemics stemming ...
Thursday, November 3, 2022
US' North American Meat Institute notes meat industry's part in achieving sustainability
North American Meat Institute (NAMI) — which represents 95% of the United States' meat processors — has emphasised sustainability in recent years amid growing calls from researchers to eat less meat due to the industry's carbon ...
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Nigeria strengthens effort to tackle transboundary animal diseases
Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has intensified its effort to address transboundary animal disease in its bid to improve animal production and productivity for sustainable livestock development in the country ...
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef welcomes Montana's food joint as new member
Montana's BBQ & Bar®, a Montana's food joint, is now a member of the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CSRB).
Monday, October 31, 2022
Research looks into use of water in beef supply chains
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have designed a model that reports the beef industry’s impact on the use of water in beef supply chains from calf production to beef consumption at county level, Phys.org reported.
Monday, October 31, 2022
Updated Chinese law to push husbandry development, improve animal disease regulations
China's National People's Congress Standing Committee passed on October 30 the newly revised Animal Husbandry Law to boost the green development of the domestic industry.

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