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18 June 2021
View news from United States Dairy production in Texas appears strong despite industry setbacks
Texas dairy producers are experiencing better prices and improving market conditions as the economy continues to emerge from the pandemic, but processing limitations are holding them back, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert....
View news from United States Stung by pandemic and JBS cyberattacks US ranchers build new beef plants
US cattle ranchers and investors are sinking hundreds of millions of dollars into new beef plants after temporary closures of massive slaughterhouses at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic left farmers with nowhere to send animals destined to be turned...
View news from Ireland Ireland’s Kerry Group to sell meat and meals business to Pilgrim’s Pride
Irish food firm Kerry Group Plc announced that it would sell its British and Irish Consumer Foods’ Meats and Meals business to US poultry processor Pilgrim’s Pride Corp for €819 million ($975 million)....
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: US ag sector could see major policy shifts
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack testified before Congress this week and hinted at his policy priorities for the agency and the wider US farm sector. ...
View news from Australia Australian farmers welcome new UK-Australia trade agreement
Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF) has hailed the UK-Australia trade agreement as a "new beginning"....
View news from United States Additional pandemic aid is available for US farmers
The USDA is earmarking additional aid to farmers and ag businesses as part of its Pandemic Assistance for Producers Initiative....
17 June 2021
View news from United States Register now for the 2021 Animal Gut Health & Nutrition Summit
The Animal Gut Health & Nutrition Summit 2021 will be held in-person at the Hilton Hotel in Durham, North Carolina from 12 to 14 October. ...
View news from United Kingdom A genome-rumen interaction could be the key to reducing methane emissions in cattle
A study by Synomics, the biological insights business, has identified interactions between an animal’s genome and its rumen microbes that could finally reduce the amount of methane that cattle and other ruminant livestock emit into the atmosphere....
View news from Argentina Argentine meat packers reach preliminary export agreement with government
Argentine meat packers have reached a preliminary deal with the government that will allow them to partially reopen beef exports after a month-long suspension aimed at cutting domestic food price inflation, an industry source said on 16 June....
View news from United Kingdom How significant is the UK-Australia deal for UK agriculture?
The latest analysis from the AHDB's David Swales delves into the implications for food standards and farm animal welfare in the recently-agreed trade pact between the United Kingdom and Australia....
View news from United States USDA defends debt relief for minority farmers despite legal fight
The US Agriculture Department (USDA) is defending efforts to wipe clean government-backed loans to farmers facing decades of discrimination, despite a temporary restraining order on the debt relief plan issued by a US District court last week....
16 June 2021
View news from United Kingdom Free trading app helps boost beef profits for UK farmer
Trading cattle in a new way, powered by precision technology, has enabled one farmer to change his system to create a more profitable business....
View news from United Kingdom RABDF raises concerns over lack of detail in UK-Australia Free-Trade deal
The RABDF is concerned about a lack of detail in the free trade deal between the UK and Australia as a broad agreement was reached on 15 June....
View news from United States USDA Secretary backs proposed meatpacking investigator
US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Tuesday 15 June threw his support behind a proposal to establish a special investigator to address concerns about anti-competitive practices in the meat and poultry industries....
View news from United Kingdom UK NFU hopes that UK-Australia FTA will include safeguards for agriculture sector
The National Farmers Union has issued a statement after Australia and the United Kingdom agreed in principle to a free trade pact on 15 June....
View news from United States US farming organizations speak out against temporary order stopping relief for minority farmers
Farming groups across the United States have issued a statement deploring a temporary restraining order that stops indigenous and minority ethnicity farmers from claiming relief under Section 1005 of the American Rescue Plan Act....
View news from Australia CQUniversity's beef research continues global reach with historic Indonesian partnership
CQUniversity’s world renowned beef research will continue its global expansion thanks to a historic $10 million (AUD) partnership signed with the Indonesian government in January....
15 June 2021
View news from United Kingdom The UK's dairy exporters go online to remain cream of the crop
A virtual meet the buyer event has helped UK dairy businesses continue to unlock potential export opportunities in Asia....
View news from Australia Australia touts “great win” in UK’s first post-Brexit trade deal
Britain and Australia have agreed a trade deal after talks between their prime ministers ironed out outstanding issues, Australian Minister for Trade Dan Tehan said on Tuesday 15 June....
View news from United Kingdom Don't sign the UK-Australia trade deal, says RSPCA
The UK's RSPCA is urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to stop a trade deal with Australia that could see the UK importing food raised at lower animal welfare standards....
View news from United States EPA's water rule reversal a "blow to agriculture", says AFBF
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) President Zippy Duvall commented on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of its intention to reverse the Navigable Waters Protection Rule....
View news from European Union EU farming unions warn that new biodiversity strategy disregards realities on the ground
While debating the European Union's biodiversity policy, members of the European Parliament re-defined the concept of sustainability to focus more on environmental elements - but this could hamstring the agriculture sector's ability to deliver on biodiversity...
View news from Ireland Irish food and drinks sector posts promising export figures to UK in new report
Despite Brexit and COVID-19 identified amongst the top risks for the Irish food and drinks sector, 1 in 3 Irish businesses surveyed recorded an uplift in retail sales during COVID-19 and almost half of all Irish companies exporting to the UK anticipate...
14 June 2021
View news from United States USDA's Cooperative Interstate Shipment Program expands to give more opportunities to meat processors
The Cooperative Interstate Shipment (CIS) Program has expanded to nine states, giving meat and poultry processors more opportunities to ship their products across state lines....
View news from Brazil Brazil's Amazon deforestation surges 67% in May as Bolsonaro pledges fall flat
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for a third consecutive month in May, preliminary government data showed on Friday 11 June, with President Jair Bolsonaro yet to follow through on his April pledge to boost funding for environmental enforcement....
View news from United States USDA begins work to enforce the Packers and Stockyards Act
The Department of Agriculture will begin work on three proposed rules to support enforcement of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act, which would give farmers stronger protections from corporate abuse. ...
View news from European Union EU's agri-food trade surplus increased at start of 2021
In January and February 2021, the value of EU agri-food exports totalled €28.5 billion (a decrease of 6% compared to the same period in 2020), while the value of imports fell by 12.5% to reach €18.2 billion....
View news from United Kingdom UK meat industry groups call for veterinary agreement to protect exports to the EU
The UK's food and feed trade associations, hauliers, farmers and veterinary groups are advocating for a new veterinary agreement to avoid a "catastrophic drop" in food exports to the EU....
 
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