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07 December 2015
View news from Global MSD Animal Health Presents Fatigued Cattle Syndrome Webinar
GLOBAL - MSD Animal Health, known as Merck Animal Health in the US, recently sponsored a webinar, “Fatigued Cattle Syndrome: What You Need to Know,” presented by Dan Thomson, D.V.M., Ph.D., the Jones Professor of Production Medicine and Epidemiology...
View news from Global Food Prices Fell in November Amid Robust Global Stocks
GLOBAL - Major food commodity prices fell in November, reversing about half their rise in the previous month, as the cost of internationally-traded staples, except for sugar, fell across the board....
View news from Global Is Consumer Trust in Beef Broken?
ANALYSIS - McDonald’s knows that where food comes from is extremely important to consumers. And they know that people love beef....
03 December 2015
View news from Global Hand-in-Hand Approach Needed to Address Hunger and Climate Change
GLOBAL - Providing support to developing countries and their agricultural sectors is essential for the global goals of eradicating hunger and tackling the challenges of climate change, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva....
View news from Global Rabobank Outlook 2016: Bearish Grains, Stable for Cattle
ANALYSIS - Agri commodity stocks remain comfortable and are expected to limit price gains to modest levels throughout 2016 for grains and oilseeds, while hogs, sugar and coffee prices are expected to head higher. Cattle prices are expected to remain fairly...
02 December 2015
View news from Global Global Dairy Trade Auction Sees Price Upswing
GLOBAL - This week's Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index showed a 3.6 per cent increase from the previous trading event, at an average price of $2,419 (USD/MT, FAS)....
01 December 2015
View news from Global Canadian Cattleman Elected to Lead Sustainable Beef Roundtable
GLOBAL - Dennis Laycraft, executive vice president of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, has been elected as the 2016 president of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) following a unanimous vote by the board of directors....
27 November 2015
View news from Global Climate Disasters Pose Growing Threat to Food Security
GLOBAL - Droughts, floods, storms and other disasters triggered by climate change have risen in frequency and severity, putting many developing countries at risk of growing food insecurity, FAO has warned in a new report released ahead of the United Nations...
26 November 2015
View news from Global Conserve Diverse Breeds to Adapt to Climate Change, FAO Urges
GLOBAL - In the run-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21), FAO has released new guidelines to assist countries in better conserving and sustainably using genetic resources in times of climate change....
25 November 2015
View news from Global GRSB: Regional Indicators Will Drive Sustainable Beef Progress
ANALYSIS – The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) recently met in Amsterdam with 75 members from across the food chain representing 28 organisations with the key objective of working groups reporting back and sharing progress to-date....
24 November 2015
View news from Global Latest Foot and Mouth Outbreaks: Turkey, Morocco
GLOBAL - More outbreaks of Foot and Mouth disease have been reported in Turkey and Morocco this week....
19 November 2015
View news from Global Milk Prices Fall Again at Global Dairy Trade Auction
GLOBAL - The latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction has registered a fall in price index of 7.9 per cent from the previous auction, making this the third event to show a price fall in a row....
18 November 2015
View news from Global Morocco, Turkey Report Foot and Mouth Outbreaks
GLOBAL - In the past week, four outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease have been reported in Moroccan cattle and sheep, and one outbreak in Turkish cattle....
16 November 2015
View news from Global World Antibiotic Awareness Week Alerts Animal Owners to Risks
GLOBAL - The first World Antibiotic Awareness Week has been launched to raise awareness of best practice for using antibiotics, to reduce the risks of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics and to prolong their effectiveness....
13 November 2015
View news from Global Weather: El Niño’s Global Impact, US November Outlook
ANALYSIS - El Niño is expected to peak in December, according to the US' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)....
06 November 2015
View news from Global Adverse Weather Pushes Food Prices Up in October
GLOBAL - Major food commodity prices rose in October, spurred by weather-driven concerns about sugar and palm oil supplies....
View news from Global New World Agriculture Census to Begin in 2016
GLOBAL - A new global round of country-driven agricultural censuses is set to begin in 2016, a large-scale, data collection process that will gather information and statistics on the world's agricultural sector....
04 November 2015
View news from Global Prices Fall Further in Latest Global Dairy Trade Auction
GLOBAL - The Global Dairy Trade Price Index fell by 7.4 per cent from the previous auction at the latest event on Tuesday. ...
02 November 2015
View news from Global Could Self-Disseminating Vaccines Cut Animal Disease Spread?
GLOBAL - An expert has identified self-disseminating vaccines as a way to combat animal diseases such as avian influenza, and prevent them spreading to humans. ...
29 October 2015
View news from Global Beef Alliance Grows to Include Nearly Half of World Production
GLOBAL - The Five Nations Beef Alliance has been renamed the International Beef Alliance after the addition of new representatives from Brazil and Paraguay....
28 October 2015
View news from Global Wild Ox DNA Gives Insight into Complex Cattle Breeding History
GLOBAL - The ancestry of domesticated cattle is more complex than previously thought, reports a paper published in the open access journal Genome Biology....
27 October 2015
View news from Global Meat Industry Reacts to Red, Processed Meat Cancer Report
GLOBAL - Following yesterday's report from the World Health Organisation labelling processed meat as "carcinogenic to humans", the meat industry has reacted by saying that consumers do not need to change meat-eating habits....
26 October 2015
View news from Global WHO Study Links Red, Processed Meat and Cancer
GLOBAL - A new study from the World Health Organization (WHO) has found links between eating red and processed meats and cancer. ...
View news from Global Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef to Discuss Global Indicators, Equivalency, Antibiotics
ANALYSIS – The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) is set to meet this week to discuss global indicators, equivalency and antibiotics....
22 October 2015
View news from Global Agriculture Must Embrace Technology, Rabobank Says
GLOBAL - Agriculture must become 'smarter' by taking advantage of modern technology and data in order to feed the world, according to a report presented by Rabobank at Expo Milano 2015....
21 October 2015
View news from Global Latest Global Dairy Trade Auction Breaks Firming Trend
GLOBAL - The latest Global Dairy Trade auction registered a 3.1 per cent drop in the GDT Price Index from their previous event on 6 October....
19 October 2015
View news from Global Could Satellites Change Systems for Farming and Aquaculture?
ANALYSIS - Developments in satellite, space and tracking technology are starting to have repercussions far beyond field mapping for crops and GPS guidance systems for farm machinery....
View news from Global Appeals to End Hunger, Support Farmers Mark World Food Day
GLOBAL - Leading figures in agricultural policy marked World Food Day on Friday with appeals to combat hunger and malnutrition....
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