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05 July 2016
View news from Brazil Brazilian Inspectors Visit US to Expedite Beef Trade
BRAZIL - Inspectors from the Brazilian agriculture department (MAPA) are visiting American slaughterhouses and meat storage facilities this week....
22 June 2016
View news from Brazil Brazilian Dairy Sector Meets Government to Discuss Cutting Red Tape
BRAZIL - Minister Blairo Maggi from Brazil's agriculture ministry MAPA has met with representatives of the dairy production chain to discuss ideas to reduce bureaucracy....
19 January 2016
View news from Brazil Eating Less Beef Might Not Lower Brazilian Emissions
BRAZIL - Reduced meat consumption might not lower greenhouse gas emissions from one of the world’s biggest beef producing regions, new research has found....
13 January 2016
View news from Brazil Brazil's Ag Exports at Record Levels in 2015
BRAZIL - The amount of soybeans, corn, fresh chicken, coffee and pulp sold abroad in 2015 registered a record for Brazil's agribusiness trade....
24 November 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil to Begin Large-Scale Live Cattle Exports to Bolivia
BRAZIL - Bolivia has authorised Brazil to move live cattle for breeding across its borders for the first time, following a meeting between the agriculture departments of the two countries....
05 October 2015
View news from Brazil New Sustainability Guide for Brazil's Livestock Industry Open for Consultation
BRAZIL - In order to further reinforce the growing sustainable practice of the Brazilian livestock sector, the Brazilian Roundtable on Sustainable Livestock (GTPS) has created a sustainability guide and is now opening it up to public consultation in...
29 September 2015
View news from Brazil Possible Tax Lift for Brazil’s Dairy Farmers
BRAZIL – Dairy farmers could be exempt from half of a 9.25 per cent levy on fresh milk sales as of 1 October, a supply chain meeting heard on Friday....
28 September 2015
View news from Brazil Good Weather Helps Brazil to Record Grain Crop
BRAZIL – Favourable production conditions in key producing regions have pushed Brazil’s grain yields to bumper levels, lifting 6.4 per cent on the prior year....
24 September 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Beef Production Drops Sharply
BRAZIL – Tight cattle supplies and weak domestic and international beef demand have put major downward pressure on Brazil’s beef output....
21 September 2015
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cattle Genetics Get Green Light
BRAZIL – An agreement has been reached to allow semen and embryos to pass into the Dominican Republic....
28 August 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil to Export Stocker Cattle to Turkey
BRAZIL – Health officials granted Brazil permission to ship live store (stocker) cattle to Turkey last week. ...
20 August 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil to Be Biggest Beef Producer in Five Years
BRAZIL – Brazilians are confident of muscling the US off world beef's top spot by becoming the biggest beef producer by 2020....
24 July 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Added Poland and Now Must Farm Smarter
BRAZIL – Agricultural land expanded by 33 million hectares between 1990 and 2010 in Brazil and now the challenge is to drive for productivity and sustainability....
21 July 2015
View news from Brazil Myanmar Opens Market to Brazilian Poultry, Beef
BRAZIL - The Myanmar government has approved imports of Brazilian beef and poultry, Brazil's minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Supply Katia Abreu announced on Wednesday....
13 July 2015
View news from Brazil Heifer Retention Pushes Brazilian Cattle Slaughter Down
BRAZIL – A fall in heifer slaughter is behind a year on year reduction in Brazilian cattle slaughter....
09 July 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Moves Closer to Reopening Japanese Beef Access
BRAZIL – Talks to reopen market assess for Brazilian beef into the Japanese market advanced another step this week, with inspections now scheduled for August....
19 June 2015
View news from Brazil Brazilian Minister to Intensify US Beef Trade Talks
BRAZIL – Brazil is closing in on opening up the US market to Brazilian beef and eyeing up further possibilities in the east....
26 May 2015
View news from Brazil China Access Grows Again for Brazilian Slaughterhouses
BRAZIL – Brazil will soon have 26 meat plants authorized to export to China, potentially worth $520 million in annual sales, the government announced last week....
22 May 2015
View news from Brazil China-Brazil in Bilateral Trade Deal
BRAZIL - China and Brazil are to step up action on a bilateral trade agreement....
21 May 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Looks for Beef Export Recovery in Second Half of Year
BRAZIL - The Brazilian beef industry saw a turnover of US$ 447 million in exports in April with shipments of more than 107,000 tonnes, boosted by an increase of shipments to Russia, Venezuela, Iran and Algeria....
15 May 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Has Blueprint for Secure Dairying Future
BRAZIL – Brazil’s government has set a course for a competitive and high quality dairy supply chain. ...
View news from Brazil JBS Sees Sharp Rise in Profits
BRAZIL – Brazilian based beef and food processing giant JBS has reported a 57.6 per cent rise in operating profit, EBIDTA, for the first quarter of the year reaching R$ 2.76 billion (reais)....
12 May 2015
View news from Brazil Curbing Rainforest Destruction is Work in Progress
BRAZIL – Amazonian rainforest destruction by the cattle industry is being slowed by deforestation agreements, although researchers assessing the new scheme’s implementation say there are ways to play the system....
30 April 2015
View news from Brazil BRF Income Soars
BRAZIL - Poultry, meat and dairy processing company BRF, has seen net income of R$461.6 million in the first quarter of 2015, an increase of 42.8 per cent from the first quarter of 2014....
10 April 2015
View news from Brazil Brazilian Calf Prices Close March at Record Level
BRAZIL - Calf prices reached record high prices in Brazil, according to the Brazilian government market analysts Cepea....
23 March 2015
View news from Brazil High FMD Vaccination Rate in Brazil
BRAZIL - Brazil managed to immunise more than 97.8 per cent of cattle and buffalo against Foot and Mouth Disease throughout the country, results from the second phase of a vaccination campaign in 2014 show....
09 March 2015
View news from Brazil Truckers’ Strike Hits Brazilian Meat Trade
BRAZIL - A strike by truck drivers that started in February has hit meat production and trade across Brazil according to the government market analysts Cepa....
03 March 2015
View news from Brazil Brazilian Land Appreciates Over 600 Per Cent
BRAZIL – Farmland prices in central Brazil have increased by nearly 700 per cent since 2002, with mean increases above 300 per cent....
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