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04 September 2015
View news from Global High China Dairy Inventories to Stave Off Dairy Markets Recovery
GLOBAL - Any hopes of a dairy market recovery from consecutive positive Fonterra auction results are false, according to US dairy analysts with an eye on Chinese production....
View news from Global New Partnership Offers Support to Small Farm Organisations
GLOBAL - Small-scale forest and farm producers’ organisations in developing countries will be strengthened following a partnership agreement between the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Swedish-based development cooperation organisation...
03 September 2015
View news from Global African Partnerships to Increase Arla’s African Income Five Fold
GLOBAL- Danish dairy cooperative Arla has announced two joint ventures in Western Africa that will increase sub-saharan revenue from €90 million to €460 million by 2020....
28 August 2015
View news from Global Positive Outlook for Global Meat Market
GLOBAL - The outlook for the global meat market is largely positive, according to a joint Agricultural Outlook report from the OECD and FAO....
27 August 2015
View news from Global First Signs of Dairy Co-ops Support Suppliers
GLOBAL – Tough market conditions are prompting cooperatives to offer financial support to members, with Fonterra and Glanbia given as notable examples by UK market analysts....
19 August 2015
View news from Global Dairy Sector Could Supplement Tight UK Beef
UK – Pressure in the dairy sector could counter a tightening of prime cattle supplies, say market analysts expecting UK production to fall two per cent this year. ...
View news from Global Treat Global Dairy Trade Increase “With Caution”
GLOBAL – The dairy industry shouldn't get carried away at Tuesday's 14.8 per cent increase in the Global Dairy Trade, which saw strong gains across several products, say UK analysts....
18 August 2015
View news from Global Beef Shorthorn Classification Scheme Hoped to Have Global Reach
UK – British beef’s most comprehensive classification scheme to date is hoped to accelerate the progress of the Shorthorn breed both domestically and internationally....
14 August 2015
View news from Global Dairy Crisis: What Can Ten Pence On Milk Do?
GLOBAL - A supermarket’s ten pence pledge on a new brand of milk has been welcomed by UK farm leaders this week but many say producers can help themselves by curbing production....
13 August 2015
View news from Global Why is the Dairy Sector Suffering Globally?
ANALYSIS - The global dairy sector is in turmoil with the price of production outstripping farm gate prices in many countries, a glut of milk on the market and stagnation in traditional and expanding export markets....
View news from Global Early Disease Detection Protects Countries From Disaster
GLOBAL - Public health, animal health and security sectors must speak with one voice on the need to strengthen health systems, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
10 August 2015
View news from Global World Food Price at Six Year Low
GLOBAL - The slide in prices for dairy products and vegetable oils has driven the Food Price Index to its lowest monthly average value since September 2009....
05 August 2015
View news from Global World Dairy Prices Slump 9.3 Per Cent
GLOBAL – Dairy prices fell 9.3 per cent in the Global Dairy Trade Price Index yesterday, the tenth consecutive negative result. ...
04 August 2015
View news from Global 2015 Grain Harvest to Take Bronze
GLOBAL – World grain production is expected to come in at 1,970m tonnes – the third largest harvest ever....
03 August 2015
View news from Global Producer-Buyer Contract Arrangements Aided by New FAO Legal Guide
GLOBAL - A new legal guide from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is designed to support more equitable contract farming arrangements, and better policy making....
View news from Global Emerging Markets Falter in Dairy Top 20
GLOBAL – Survey results of the world’s biggest dairy companies have highlighted rocky times besetting the world’s key growth areas for dairy demand....
View news from Global How We Created and Can Address the ‘Super Rat’
ANALYSIS - Sustained, prolonged and continuous rodent baiting protocols have resulted in the rapid development of ‘super rats’....
14 July 2015
View news from Global Rabies Still a Global Problem Despite Simple Prevention
GLOBAL - Rabies is a growing health concern for both pets and owners around the world. Despite there being a 100 per cent preventable vaccine, the deadly viral disease is still taking around 60,000 lives each year....
View news from Global More Investment Needed to Fight World Hunger
GLOBAL - Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional $267 billion per year on average for investments in rural and urban areas and in social protection, a new UN report says. ...
09 July 2015
View news from Global Is Grass Green? Considering Sustainable Beef
GLOBAL - Pork and protein sectors far out-strip beef in terms of feed efficiency but the caveat is that these proteins use resources that could have gone into human food....
08 July 2015
View news from Global No Dairy Volatility, This Is a Crisis
GLOBAL – Rock bottom milk prices, currently hurting farmers around the world, are not the sign of volatility, they are the sign of a market in crisis, the Livestock Event heard this morning....
06 July 2015
View news from Global Huge Opportunities for Agricultural Growth in West Africa
AFRICA - West Africa has unprecedented opportunities for agricultural growth, but making the most of them will require more effective regional integration, says a new report by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Food and Agriculture Organization...
View news from Global Southern African Drought Hammers Livestock Producers
AFRICA - Poultry and red meat producers in Southern Africa are bracing for a steep rise in feed costs after drought conditions affected South Africa, the biggest grain producer in the region....
03 July 2015
View news from Global Food Prices Expected to Fall Over Next Decade
GLOBAL - Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in real prices for agricultural products over the coming decade, according to the latest Agricultural Outlook report produced by...
View news from Global UK, US Feed Market Prices Increasing
UK and US - UK feed wheat futures (Nov-15) closed at £132.00/t on Tuesday, up £7.60 on the week and the highest settlement price since the end of March 2015. The upward trend in price was also reflected in international grain prices....
01 July 2015
View news from Global Sustainable Intensive Agriculture: The Route to Feeding 9 Billion by 2050
GLOBAL - Sustainable intensive agriculture is key to feeding nine billion by 2050. This was one of the topics discussed by Dr Sean Rickard at a conference held at the Farmers Club, London, organised by ANPARIO plc, Stuart Lumb reports....
29 June 2015
View news from Global Third of World Population Viable Because of Costly Nitrogen
GLOBAL - Nitrogen use in agriculture keeps two billion people alive and costs the US economy over two hundred billion dollars a year, according to a growing body of research....
View news from Global Russia Extends Ban on Imports of Agricultural Products to 2016
GLOBAL - The Russian Government has announced that it will be extending the ban on agricultural products from the EU until 5 August 2016....
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