Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Production cost increases present opportunity for efficient water use in Portugal, pig industry body says
The Portuguese Federation of Pig Farmers Associations (FPAS) said a drought and the increase in prices of production factors might be "an opportunity" to invest in the efficient use of water and effluent management in Portugal.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Philippine pork, chicken producers urge balance between local production and imports
Pork and chicken producers in the Philippines are calling on the government to strike a balance between boosting domestic production and filling in the supply gaps through importation to ensure that agriculture stakeholders won't be disadva ...
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Taiwan warns against bringing in pork from areas hit by ASF
Taiwan's National Immigration Agency repeated a call on August 14 for people not to bring pork into the country from areas affected by African swine fever (ASF), citing an increased number of contraventions by foreign nationals over the pas ...
Monday, August 15, 2022
Big Dutchman appoints new managing director for Philippines branch
Big Dutchman Asia has appointed Erwin G. Fajardo as managing director of its representative office in the Philippines.
Monday, August 15, 2022
Philippines expected to recover from ASF in 2024
The Philippines' swine sector is expected to recover from African swine fever (ASF) in 2024, five years after the outbreak in 2019, based on the latest forecast of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United ...
Friday, August 12, 2022
US court for Massachusetts allows delay of state law that will ban sale of some pork
A US federal court judge for the District of Massachusetts, the United States, signed an agreement on August 11 approving the delay of enforcement of a state law that would have banned the sale of pork that comes from animals not housed acc ...
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Philippines intensifies artificial insemination programme for livestock to deal with meat demand
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture in Davao Region (DA-11) is intensifying its Artificial Insemination Program (AIP) for the synchronous impregnation of farm animals to cope with the rising meat demand.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
China's poultry and pork compete for market share whilst dealing with price fluctuations
Over the past decade, China's poultry meat consumption has increased consistently year by year.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
China's July pork prices increased 25.6% on monthly basis
China's pork prices in July surged 25.6% on a monthly basis, said the country's statistics bureau this week.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
ASF warning issued in Gloucestershire, England, UK
A warning has been issued about the potential spread of African swine fever (ASF) in Gloucestershire, England, the United Kingdom.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Startup, which aims to advance mRNA vaccine production for animals, gets US$6.5 million funding
Genvax Technologies, a startup dedicated to bringing advances in self-amplifying mRNA vaccine production to animal health, has secured US$6.5 million in series seed funding.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Adisseo introduces NESTOR for nutritional recommendations
Adisseo is bringing together the latest information in nutritional recommendations and values into a unique platform called NESTOR.
Monday, August 8, 2022
Agriculture firms in Vietnam record falling profits in Q2 with higher feed, fertiliser prices
Surging fertiliser and animal feed prices have caused agriculture companies in Vietnam to post declining profits or even losses in the second quarter.
Monday, August 8, 2022
AHDB: EU pig meat production up 1.3% in May
Pig meat production in the European Union totaled 1.9 million tonnes in May, up 1.3% compared to a year earlier, the United Kingdom's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) reported on August 5.
Monday, August 8, 2022
New USDA publication states requirements for organic poultry, livestock operations
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) previewed the Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards (OLPS) proposed rule in the Federal Register last week.

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