Monday, July 25, 2022
Economic report notes importance of US pig farmers in terms of contribution to economy
The United States' National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) released a new economic report that highlights how pig farmers in the US are significant contributors to the agricultural and overall economy.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Possible for Philippines to recover from ASF in two years, according to international agencies
The Philippines may finally recover from African swine fever (ASF) in two years' time with pork output expected to return to 1.6 million tonnes, according to joint forecasts of international agencies.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Poland confirms eighth ASF outbreak this year
The eighth outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Poland this year was reported in the country's northwestern region, about 10km from its border with Germany.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Denmark begins conversion of temporary confinement crates during sow farrowing, lactation
Denmark has started the conversion of temporary confinement crates during the farrowing and lactation of sows
Monday, July 25, 2022
Spain approves swine farm control programme
Spain had approved a control programme that will guarantee an effective and homogeneous application of a royal decree for the management of intensive pig farms.
Monday, July 25, 2022
EFSA's ASF campaign extended for third straight year
The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) "Stop African swine fever" campaign has been extended for the third consecutive year.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Russia exported less pork in first half of 2022
Russian producers exported 81,600 tonnes of pork in the first half of 2022, 23% less (-24,100 tonnes) than the same period last year, according to Yuriy Kovalev, director general of the National Union of Pork Producers at the organisation's ...
Friday, July 22, 2022
US pork producers note labour shortages, environmental regulations as key concerns
Labor shortages, transportation bottlenecks and environmental regulations are some of the top concerns for US pork producers at the Nebraska Pork Expo.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Foot-and-mouth disease and African swine fever detected in imported meat to Australia
As Australia's government takes new steps to wash shoes at international airports, viral fragments of food-and-mouth disease (FMD) and African swine fever (ASF) have been found in imported meat, ABC News reported.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Cambodia pork supply adequate until end 2022
Cambodia's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said the country has sufficient pork supply for local consumption until the end of this year, which means they do not need to import pork, The Phnom Penh Post reported.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
New US-Philippines African swine fever project announced
A new African swine fever (ASF) project to address issues related to ASF called "Capacity building in risk assessment to support safe international trade of US pork products in the Philippines" has been announced by the US Nationa ...
Thursday, July 21, 2022
US beef output expected to drop in 2023, but pork output should rise
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Outlook Board projects that US beef production will drop by 2 billion pounds in 2023, but pork production should increase by 360 million pounds to 27.5 billion pounds of pork for next year, RFD-TV rep ...
Thursday, July 21, 2022
China's sow herd up for second straight month in June
China's sow herd up for the second straight consecutive month in June 2022, as farmers in the country boost production due to rising swine prices, Reuters reported.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Agribusinesses want Philippine government to hike corn imports to control pork, chicken prices
Agribusiness stakeholders in the Philippines are urging the government to hike the country's corn imports in order to make up for the shortage in local supply and temper the increase in prices of pork and chicken.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
US pork exports increase to Mexico and the Dominican Republic
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) said US pork exports to the Dominican Republic is expanding dramatically, with May exports more than doubling from a year ago and year-to-date shipments running 40% faster than last year's record pace, ...

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