Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Czech farmers up in arms in Prague over energy costs, EU's Green Deal
Hundreds of farmers in the Czech Republic descended on Prague on February 19 to protest high energy costs, cheap goods from Ukraine and the European Union's Green Deal.
Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Czech firm Mewery secures government grant for advancing cultivated pork research
Mewery, a Czech-based company pioneering cultivated pork using microalgae, has been granted an almost EUR 200,000 non-dilutive grant by the Czech government through the CzechInvest Technological Incubator, which will be used for comprehensi ...
Saturday, January 20, 2024
EU approves Czech Republic schemes over US$1.5 billion to safeguard poultry and swine health
The European Commission has given the green light to two Czech Republic schemes, collectively exceeding EUR 1.4 billion (US$1.5 billion), designed to bolster farmers in safeguarding against the transmission of specific diseases affecting po ...
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Poultry products from Hungary, Japan and Czech Republic allowed to enter Philippines
The Philippines is now allowing the entry of poultry products from Hungary, Japan and the Czech Republic, citing slim risk of bird flu coming from these nations, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
Friday, January 6, 2023
Czech Republic egg prices expected to increase due to bird flu
Egg prices in the Czech Republic are expected to increase due to the spread of bird flu in the country, with a recent case infecting 750,000 laying hens, accounting for 15% of the 5 million hens in the country, reported.
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
220,000 chickens to be culled in the Czech Republic due to bird flu
Authorities in the Czech Republic are expected to cull up to 220,000 hens at a poultry farm west of the country due to bird flu, The Straits Times reported.
Friday, December 16, 2022
Czech Republic bans outdoor poultry farming due to bird flu
The Czech Republic's State Veterinary Administration (SVS) has announced a nationwide ban on outdoor poultry farming to tackle the spread of highly pathogenic bird flu in the country, the Macau News Agency reported.
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Czech Republic's pork at risk of losing out if government does not intervene, farmers say
The number of pigs on farms in the Czech Republic had dropped by around 10,000 in 2021 — a decline that farmers blame on rising prices of energy, fuel and fertilisers.
Monday, December 20, 2021
Czech Republic highlights challenges faced by European pig meat sector
The Czech Republic recently informed the European Commission about the challenges facing the pig meat sector in Europe.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic intensify wild boar hunting to combat African swine fever
Germany's Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture said the governments of Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic have agreed to intensify wild boar hunts to combat African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks among wild animals, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
The Czech Republic shut down poultry markets and banned outside flocks over bird flu
The Czech Ministry of Agriculture shut down poultry markets and exhibitions, as well as banned famers from keeping birds outside after more bird flu cases were confirmed south of the country, Reuters reported.
Monday, January 25, 2021
H5N8 bird flu detected in the Czech Republic among wild swans
The Czech Republic has discovered the H5N8 bird flu strain in two wild swans in the Pisek district, south of the country, Reuters reported citing the CTK news agency.
Monday, November 23, 2020
Czech Republic, Poland call for support of efforts to control ASF
The Czech Republic and Poland has requested the European Commission to support coordinated efforts of Member States to combat African swine fever (ASF) during video conference in mid-November.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Czech Republic's 2020 grain crop forecast drops 3.3% on-year
The grain harvest of Czech Republic will lower by 3.3% this year to 6.78 million tonnes, according to the Czech Statistics Bureau (CSU) on Friday in its first crop estimate this season, Successful Farming reported.
Monday, March 16, 2020
Czech Republic food reserves adequate excluding pork
Miroslav Toman, Czech Republic Agriculture Minister said agriculture food supply is sufficient but food processing industries need to be supplied with protective equipment, disinfectants and financial support in the wake of COVID-19, report ...

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