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13 November 2014
Consumers Demand Piece of Mind on Welfare, Says Study
GLOBAL - Increasingly, but to different extents, consumers throughout the world want assurances that the meat and dairy products they are buying are safe to eat, nutritious and of good quality....
12 November 2014
Animal Welfare and Sustainability Inextricably Linked
GLOBAL - Animal production and animal welfare are inextricably linked with ethical, political, economic, environmental and social issues....
29 October 2014
Owners Urged to Keep Dogs Under Control Around Livestock
UK - Dog walkers may enjoy the autumn but vigilance is needed around livestock to avoid costly accidents, especially at mating and when animals are in early pregnancy, warns the National Farmers Union....
28 October 2014
El Nino Outlook Neutral for Australia
AUSTRALIA – The chance of an El Nino is at 50 per cent, which is still double the normal likelihood, says the Bureau of Meteorology....
22 October 2014
Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses....
Ranching with Risk: What Does the Weather Say?
US - Ranchers in the northern plains could optimise stocking density and maximise calf development by learning from decades of weather research....
21 October 2014
Learning From Weathermen: How Are Cattle Dictated By Weather?
US - Decades of government data is offering an insight into how seasonal weather has dictated cattle production. ...
17 October 2014
Australian Cattle Prices Ease
AUSTRALIA – Cattle prices eased in Australia this week despite some major saleyards seeing lower throughput....
10 October 2014
Brazil Beef to Go Higher, Milk Price Heads South
BRAZIL – Milk and beef prices are currently heading in different directions, according to market analysts summarising the cattle industry to the end of September....
03 October 2014
Argentina Spared From Milk Price Cuts
ARGENTINA - The dairy price downturn has followed a trend of more milk and less demand across the major milk producing nations, except in Argentina where yields have fallen....
02 October 2014
China Unlikely to Be 'White Knight' For Dairy Prices
GLOBAL – Low dairy prices are set to be prolonged in the absence of a Chinese white knight and a likelihood of strong milk production into next year, says Rabobank....
25 September 2014
How to Feed Forage to Ensure Milk Yield and Quality This Winter
UK - A poor forage year across many dairy farms means extra care this winter if milk yield and quality is to be maintained, says a new extension group ahead of a series of forage planning seminars. ...
23 September 2014
Zagreb to Host 2015 Animal Welfare Conference
CROATIA - The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) is to hold its 2015 conference with the theme 'Animal Populations – World Resources and Animal Welfare' in Zagreb on 14 and 15 July 2015. The closing date to submit a title and abstract...
22 September 2014
Farmers Told to Be Competitive, Dairy Market Will Turn
US - Current milk price cuts are a blow to confidence but the long term dairy markets outlook remains positive, says the British National Farmers Union (NFU)....
19 September 2014
More Land Fewer Harvests in Light of Climate Change
GERMANY - Most of the Earth’s agricultural land resources are already under cultivation. Climate change poses a huge challenge to global agriculture, but a new study by geographers at the Lugwig Maximilians University in Munich shows that some regions...
18 September 2014
Drought and High Prices Keep Slaughter Figures High
AUSTRALIA - The past 12 to 18 months have been remarkable in terms of the number of sheep and cattle slaughtered - the result of the ongoing drought conditions in the north of the country and the strong sheep and lamb prices, according to Meat and Livestock...
15 September 2014
European Dairy Giants Progressing in Africa
AFRICA - Europe’s dairy processing sector is looking to Africa for the latest investment opportunities in what is a continent with massive dairy potential....
05 September 2014
Australian Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
04 September 2014
What are Climate Change's Implications for Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - The effects of climate change on crop and food production, which are already evident in several regions of the world, show that negative impacts are more common than positive ones....
02 September 2014
No Colombian Milk Shortage, Says Livestock Group
COLOMBIA – A farm body has played down milk shortage concerns, adding that milk production has fallen slightly amid drought conditions....
27 August 2014
Dairy Still Squeezing Sheep Sector
NEW ZEALAND – Sheep numbers are still declining in New Zealand, while beef cattle numbers have lifted as dairy and related activities grow. ...
25 August 2014
Summer Mastitis Risk Highlighted
AUSTRIA – Increased pressure from mastitis through summer months can be tackled with cow cooling equipment, Austrian dairy farmers are being advised....
19 August 2014
North Island Farmers Recover from Devastating Storms
NEW ZEALAND – Dairy farmers should stock take feed and boost pasture growth following the July floods, says DairyNZ after widespread weather events have left pasture plans in ruins and ruined many feed stores....
08 August 2014
Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
06 August 2014
Cattle Recovery to Be Smaller in Eastern States
US - Beef cow numbers will not rebound as strongly in the eastern half of the US as cattle are squeezed out by a rise in arable acreage, experts have said....
04 August 2014
Cattlefax Says Expansion Phase Is Approaching
US – Cattle markets look ‘rosy’ and are transitioning from liquidation to expansion, according to a Cattlefax analyst....
01 August 2014
MLA: Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
29 July 2014
EU and FAO Partner to Help Flood-Affected Serbian Farms Rebuild
SERBIA - The European Union (EU) will partner with FAO to help small-scale farmers in Serbia recover from the devastating floods of the past spring....
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