Monday, September 4, 2023
New UK scheme aims to cut ammonia emissions from swine, livestock
Testing has commenced as part of the UK's PigProGrAm scheme, which seeks to mitigate the environmental impact of ammonia emissions originating from livestock, following the installation of ammonia-harvesting technology on a commercial pig f ...
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
EU official urges Russia to reinstate safe Ukrainian grain export deal via Black Sea ports
Valdis Dombrovskis, the European Commission Executive Vice President, has called on Russia to reinstate the agreement allowing secure export of Ukrainian grain through Black Sea ports, Euractiv reported.
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Organisations in Hungary call for stop to EU's import of poultry, eggs from Ukraine
Hungary's National Agriculture Chamber (NAK) and the Poultry Product Council (BTT) called for halting imports of Ukrainian poultry and eggs in a joint statement last week, according to a report by state news wire MTI.
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Sales of Scotland, UK salmon exports rose by 9% in H1 2023
The sales of salmon exports from Scotland, the United Kingdom, jumped by 9% in the first half of 2023, with major growth in the Asian and American markets.
Monday, August 14, 2023
Singapore recalls Ukrainian eggs over salmonella contamination
The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has initiated a recall of eggs that were imported from a farm in Ukraine due to the detection of salmonella, Channel News Asia reported.
Monday, August 14, 2023
Cargilll UK appoints new poultry specialists
Cargill UK has appointed three new technical and formulation poultry specialists.
Thursday, August 10, 2023
CropEnergies to invest more than US$100 million for aquaculture animal feed production in UK and EU
Germany-based CropEnergies AG has unveiled an investment plan of more than EUR 100 million (~US$109.95 million; EUR 1 = US$1.10) for various initiatives under its subsidiary, Ensus UK Ltd, with a significant portion of this investment dedic ...
Thursday, August 10, 2023
UK swine and poultry sectors demonstrate rising compliance with environmental regulations
The UK Environment Agency (EA) has released a report revealing a commendable increase in Environmental Permitting Regulation (EPR) compliance within the UK's swine and poultry industries, signalling a positive trajectory for environmental p ...
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Low levels of antimicrobial resistance in E. coli found on UK beef and pork, survey states
There are low levels of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in E. coli on beef and pork meat on sale in the United Kingdom, according to a survey.
Tuesday, August 8, 2023
University of Liverpool leads pioneering research projects to combat UK livestock disease
To combat the formidable challenges posed by livestock diseases to the UK farming and agricultural sectors, the University of Liverpool has secured over GBP 1.4 million (~US$1.7 million; GBP 1 = US$1.27) in government funding for three inno ...
Monday, August 7, 2023
Ukrainian poultry industry aims for limited recovery amidst ongoing challenges
Following a significant decline in chicken meat production throughout 2022, the Ukrainian poultry sector is cautiously optimistic about a modest resurgence in 2023-24, as the industry grapples with challenges tied to the ongoing war, the US ...
Monday, August 7, 2023
Escalating attacks during Russo-Ukrainian war raise uncertainty for corn, wheat markets
Corn and wheat prices continue to be impacted by the increase in recent attacks between Russia and Ukraine.
Friday, August 4, 2023
UK livestock sector receives US$11.4 million funding for endemic disease research
The UK livestock sector is set to benefit from GBP 9 million (~US$11.4 million; GBP 1 = US$1.27) in UK government funding, allocated to 14 research projects aimed at addressing endemic diseases, Farmers Weekly reported.
Friday, August 4, 2023
Tesco commits US$12.7 million additional support for UK egg sector
Leading supermarket chain Tesco has unveiled plans to inject a further GBP 10 million (~US$12.7 million; GBP 1 = US$1.27) in support of the UK egg sector, underscoring its steadfast dedication to sourcing all shell eggs from within the UK, ...
Tuesday, July 25, 2023
UK pork production lowest in 6 years
According to data from the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), in June, the UK produced 74,700 tonnes of pork, marking a 7% decline in volume from May and an 11% drop compared to June 2022, UK Agriculture and Hort ...

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