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25 November 2021
German coalition deal seeks animal welfare improvement
A compulsory animal welfare label will be introduced for meat from 2022...
24 November 2021
Dairy code compliance an issue in Australia
Increased enforcement necessary ...
FAO report exposes fragility of agrifood systems
The report offers solutions on how to deal with sudden shocks...
23 November 2021
EMB calls for reforms to agricultural system
The board called for key reforms to the current environmental and climate strategies...
EU parliament to vote on farm subsidies' deal
EU lawmakers who helped broker a deal with governments on reforms to the European Union's huge farming subsidy programme urged the European Parliament to make it official on Tuesday. ...
22 November 2021
USDA issuing assistance to poultry, livestock contract producers
Nearly $270 million has been set aside for pandemic assistance...
Milk self sufficiency Algerian dream
The government spends $1.3 billion a year on milk imports...
19 November 2021
EU Commission adopts food contingency plan
The plan will ensure citizens do not face food shortages in times of crisis...
16 November 2021
Germany: 21% of production costs not covered by milk price
Production costs amount to 45.30 cents per kilogram, whereas the farm-gate milk price was only 35.79 cents per kilogram The Milk Marker Index (MMI) represents the evolution of milk production costs....
US meat exporters face logistics challenges, regulatory burdens
US Meat Export Federation conference panelists discussed the export obstacles in detail...
12 November 2021
Belgium: More chickens and dairy cows, but fewer farmers
Pork and poultry consumption up, beef down...
11 November 2021
Canadian farm gate milk prices to be increased
The changes will be implemented on 1 February 2022...
10 November 2021
UK: Veterinary antibiotics sales on the decline
VMD attributes positive results to cooperation between the farming industry, veterinarians and government...
09 November 2021
U.S. animal protein needs diversified market
As export market opportunities and challenges evolve, U.S. needs trade negotiators to return to the table...
AHDB explores impact of UK-Australia free trade agreement
The agreement is the first negotiated from scratch...
China drives Brazilian beef export growth...but for how long?
In the year to the end of September, Brazil exported 1.27 million tonnes of fresh and frozen beef, 1.5% more than was shipped during the same period a year ago, writes Hannah Clarke, AHDB Livestock Analyst....
Korea beef safeguard trigger looming
As of 4 November 2021, Australia had utilised 95.75% of its preferential beef safeguard into Korea, with just 7,546 tonnes swt remaining. ...
05 November 2021
Weekly global protein digest: dairy retail report
Analyst Jim Wyckoff shares his weekly outlook on dairy and beef. ...
03 November 2021
ICSA calling on Ireland's Ag Minister to allocate €50m to fund Beef Carbon Efficiency Scheme
ICSA is calling on Minister McConalogue to immediately announce an allocation of €50m to fund ICSA’s Beef Carbon Efficiency Scheme, set out as part of the association’s CAP Strategic Plan. ...
29 October 2021
US farmers welcome progress on sweeping infrastructure bill
The USDA and National Farmers Union (NFU) voice their support for President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better framework as it progresses through Congress....
US invests over $50 million for new entrants to the ag sector
The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will invest over $50 million in organizations and institutions that teach and train new farmers and ranchers. ...
US sees spike in contaminated Australian meat shipments
US food safety officials have blocked a rising number of meat shipments from Australia since 2019 due to fecal contamination, straining trade relations between the two countries, according to documents reviewed by Reuters....
28 October 2021
US House subcommittee finds that COVID-19 infections at meat plats were much higher than previous estimates
Workers at the leading US meatpacking plants experienced cases and death from COVID-19 that were up to three times previous estimates....
UK farmers call for additional investment in ag sector ahead of government budget
The UK's National Farmers Union (NFU) has made a pre-budget submission to Chancellor Rishi Sunak, highlighting the wide-ranging economic benefits of investing in the UK food production system....
27 October 2021
China greenlights beef imports from Italy
China’s Customs Administration has approved beef imports from Italy from 26 October....
WTO panel examines Chinese import duties on Australian beef and wine as relations sour
The World Trade Organization has agreed to set up a panel to examine China's imposition of duties on imported Australian wine and beef, two of several disputes souring relations between the two countries....
Australian farmers respond to government commitment to net zero carbon emissions
Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF) welcomes the government's strategy for delivering net zero carbon emissions....
26 October 2021
US House approves cattle contract library bill
The US House Agriculture Committee has passed the Cattle Contract Library act of 2021 (HR 5609), creating a library for cattle contracts within the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. ...
 
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