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22 September 2021
View news from Australia Farmers to tell UN that trade is key to sustainable food systems
Ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), Cairns Group Farm Leaders (the Group) from Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Guatemala, New Zealand, Paraguay, South Africa and Uruguay has urged that the role of international trade...
View news from United Kingdom Britain warns food industry: Carbon dioxide prices will rise sharply
Britain warned the food industry on 22 September that carbon dioxide prices would rise sharply after offering tens of millions of dollars of state support to a fertiliser company to avert a food supply crunch....
View news from Russian Federation Russia says it agrees on terms for supply of its beef to China
Russia and China have agreed on supply terms for Russian beef which could help simplify trade between the two countries, the Russian agriculture safety watchdog said on 21 September....
View news from United Kingdom UK government announces export supports for farmers and agrifood industry
Plans to help the UK’s farmers and food and drink businesses boost exports have been announced. ...
View news from Australia Australian farmers lobby for stricter labels on faux meat
Australia's National Farmers Federation is calling for "truth in labelling" at a Senate Inquiry into faux meat products. ...
View news from United Kingdom Learning from those who live with wolves
Large carnivore populations are expanding across Europe and experts are calling for increased support for communities to encourage harmonious relationships with their new neighbours....
21 September 2021
View news from United States 9th Circuit vacates factory farms permit for Idaho
A federal appeals court on Thursday tossed a water permit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted Idaho for factory farms, also known as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), citing deficiencies in its environmental monitoring requirements....
View news from Australia Australian minister confident row with France won't derail EU talks
Australia's trade minister said on 20 September he would seek a meeting with France to ease tensions over Canberra's decision to scrap a $40 billion submarine deal, and was confident it would not cloud EU-Australia trade talks....
View news from United States JBS plans to reopen Nebraska beef plant damaged in fire
JBS USA on 13 September halted production at a Nebraska beef plant that slaughters about 5% of US cattle due to a fire, but said the company expects to resume operations....
View news from United Kingdom UK meat sector faces imminent supply threat from CO2 shortages
Britain's meat processors will start running out of carbon dioxide (CO2) this week, forcing them to halt production and impacting supplies to retailers, the BMPA, an industry lobby group warned on 20 September....
20 September 2021
View news from Global How reliable are the tests for Q fever?
The Animal Q Fever Unit of ANSES’s Sophia-Antipolis Laboratory has just published a study comparing the performance of the three commercially available tests for detecting Q fever in animals....
View news from United States New initiative, Sustainable Dairy PA, sparks promise for more climate-friendly dairy supply chain
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY), Land O'Lakes, Inc., and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay have partnered to implement on-farm best management practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed....
View news from Argentina Rabobank Q321: Déjà Vu Argentina
In May this year, the Argentine government imposed a 30-day suspension on beef exports. ...
View news from United States Chute-side vaccine cooler a useful tool for cattle producers
A few simple steps can help cattle producers become more effective in battling respiratory disease in their herd, get full value of any vaccine they purchase and possibly increase their operational profit in the process....
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia lifts suspension of Brazil meat imports from five plants
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has lifted a suspension of Brazilian meat imports from five meatpackers imposed this month after two cases of mad cow disease, according to Brazil's Agriculture Ministry and a document seen by Reuters....
View news from Global Why should we avoid heat stress in calves
During the hot summer days, calves can suffer from heat stress. This can present long-term challenges through all growth stages of life, starting from birth, writes the team from Denkavit. ...
19 September 2021
View news from European Union EU maintains its leading position in global agri-food trade
2020 showed a notable improvement in the EU's leading position among the world's largest exporters of agri-food goods and products. ...
18 September 2021
View news from United Kingdom What is the real value of Britain's farm shop sector?
A new research project from Harper Adams University is exploring the true value of the British farm shop sector. ...
17 September 2021
View news from United States NCBA releases counter response to article published in The Guardian
The following statement from NCBA, a contractor to the US Beef Checkoff, was released in response to an article published this week in The Guardian:...
View news from Japan Japan August commodity imports
Following is a table of Japan's imports of selected agricultural and other commodities in August compiled from preliminary customs trade data released on Thursday....
View news from Global Weekly global protein digest - EU expectations, mixed US meat exports
Market analyst Jim Wyckoff shares highlights from this week's activities in the protein market....
View news from United States What’s the latest US FDA regulations on whole milk foods?
According to current FDA regulations, whole milk dairy products cannot be labeled as “healthy” on the food label – but there’s a reason why....
View news from New Zealand DairyNZ: winter grazing rules must be practical on-farm
Proposed changes to winter grazing regulations released by Government today appear to be a sensible step forward, but DairyNZ will review the fine print to help deliver rules that work on-farm....
View news from Finland Cow diets containing milled rapeseed reduces the methane emitted by cattle
In addition to reducing methane emissions, the new diet decreased the proportion of saturated fatty acids in milk – without reducing milk output....
View news from Finland Signs of bacteria already in the bovine fetus
Researchers at the University of Helsinki have found bacterial DNA in the intestine of newborn calves, representing quite a diverse variety of bacterial species. ...
16 September 2021
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia bans beef imports from Brazilian meatpackers
Saudi Arabia has suspended beef imports from some Brazilian meatpackers after detection of two atypical cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) earlier this month, according to Brazil's Agriculture Ministry....
View news from United States US dairy associations push for additional White House action on ports crisis
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) joined several other organizations urging the Biden administration to take additional steps to alleviate the ongoing ports crisis in a letter sent today to the White...
View news from Australia Dairy Australia: You ask - we answer on heifer genomics
Have questions on heifer genomics? Want to hear what fellow farmers who are already using the technology have to say? Now you can, through a Dairy Australia podcast special event....
 
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