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02 March 2018
US Beef Trainings in China Focus on Alternative Cuts
CHINA - Continuing its effort to re-introduce US beef in China, USMEF hosted traders, retailers, chefs and foodservice professionals for a series of training seminars on US beef alternative cuts. In all, 13 companies participated in the workshops, which...
01 March 2018
US Beef’s Potential in Middle East Remains Great
UAE - Interest in US beef continues to grow across the Middle East and there is great potential in several markets, USMEF confirmed during its participation in the 2018 edition of Gulfood, the region’s largest food trade show. ...
26 February 2018
'Taste of the Legend' Touts Advantages of US Beef for Polish Restaurants
POLAND - Showing popular Polish restaurants the commercial benefits of serving US beef, USMEF teamed up with a major food distributor to host "Taste of the Legend", a citywide festival in Warsaw. Supported by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)...
55th Paris International Agri Show Opens Amid Mercosur Fears
FRANCE - The 55th Paris International Agricultural Show opened in Paris Saturday amidst French farmers expressing fears that free trade negotiations between the European Union (EU) and a South American bloc would affect them adversely....
19 February 2018
Event Marks Return of US Bone-in Beef to Thailand
THAILAND - Marking the return of US bone-in beef to Thailand after a 14-year absence, USMEF partnered with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) office in Bangkok to host a reception and dinner that encouraged local meat importers to meet with potential...
14 February 2018
Development Opportunities for Beef Industry Advisers
UK - Advisers to the beef industry are being encouraged to hone their skills by taking part in the Developing Beef Expertise Programme....
Seminar Educates Myanmar Chefs About US Red Meat
MYANMAR - Demonstrating the versatility of US beef, pork and lamb, USMEF conducted a US meat seminar in Myanmar as part of USDA’s Global Based Initiative (GBI) program. ...
13 February 2018
Roadshow to Give Farmers Guidance on Thriving After Brexit
SCOTLAND, UK - The AHDB, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are running three Brexit roadshows across Scotland in February and March....
05 February 2018
ED to Launch Dairy Project Near Kwekwe
ZIMBABWE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to officially launch a newly-installed state-of-the art dairy plant at Kaguvi Vocational Training Centre near Kwekwe soon, as part the new Government’s 100-day plan, Women and Youths Affairs Minister...
US Beef Master Class in Romania Focuses on Alternative Cuts
ROMANIA - USMEF continued its strategy of using education to develop potential beef markets in Europe by partnering with De Silva Exclusiv, one of the leading foodservice and retail distributors in Romania, for a US beef master class in Bucharest. ...
30 January 2018
Fears Over M. Bovis Stop Farmers Showcasing Cattle
NEW ZEALAND - South Island cattle breeders have had to withdraw their entries from this week's New Zealand Dairy Event, because of fears it could spread the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis....
17 January 2018
Weeklong Promotion in Chile Puts Spotlight on US Red Meat
CHILE - Working to promote US red meat in Chile, USMEF conducted a weeklong series of promotions to introduce importers in the market to new applications for US cuts and new ideas for restaurant and foodservice menus....
12 January 2018
Ethiopian Govt Launches Projects to Develop Livestock, Fishery Sectors
ETHIOPIA - The Ethiopian government has recently assigned a US$470 million loan and donation agreement with the World Bank, of which a loan of US$170 million goes to the livestock and fishery resource development....
11 January 2018
New AHDB Guides, Nutritional Promotion of Red Meat
UK - Guidance on exactly what health claims can be made about beef, lamb and pork have been compiled by AHDB to help retailers, processors and producers promote red meat....
09 January 2018
Top Chefs Share Tips to Increase Whole Carcase Use
UK - Six top British chefs have revealed how they use the whole beef and lamb carcase in dishes, to provide increased depth of flavour, reduce waste and get maximum value for money....
08 January 2018
Team to Visit SL to Explore Possibility of Establishing Dairy Farm in Polonnaruwa
SRI LANKA - The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Dr Shahid Ahmad Hashmat informed the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena that a high-level experts team would soon visit Sri Lanka to carry out a feasibility report regarding establishment...
05 January 2018
Farm Study Highlights Importance of Regular Heifer Weighing
UK - The importance of regular weighing has been further underlined following results from AHDB Dairy’s two year Calf to Calving project, which identified huge variation in growth rates within batches of heifers....
04 January 2018
NCBA, Cattle Genetics Experts Team Up for 2018 Genetic Webinar Series
US - Cattle genetics will be the focus of a new set of webinars to help cattlemen and women better use the tool in their operations. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is teaming up with six genetics specialists from across the country to offer...
28 December 2017
US Beef Master Class in Uzbekistan Focuses on Alternative Cuts
UZBEKISTAN - Following a series of successful US beef master classes in Uzbekistan in 2015 and 2016, USMEF took things a step further in 2017 by inviting Jay McCarthy, one of the most respected chefs in the US, to conduct a special master class for chefs,...
27 December 2017
Georgian Dairy Industry on the Upswing
GEORGIA - Growth in Georgia’s dairy industry is on the upswing, owing to an improving investment climate, good dairy farming conditions and strong demand for milk, cheese and other dairy products....
14 December 2017
Beef + Lamb NZ Backs Call for Beef Trade Liberalisation
NEW ZEALAND - Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) strongly supports the International Beef Alliance’s (IBA) call for Ministers at the World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference to agree on a path to trade liberalisation while protecting beef producersâ...
07 December 2017
SL Govt Promotes Youth Dairy Entrepreneurs
SRI LANKA - As a part of the government’s policy to promote domestic dairy production with the participation of youth entrepreneurs the Cabinet of Ministers has decided to start an island-wide programme to create 10,000 youth dairy entrepreneurs in...
01 December 2017
Educational Event Continues Momentum for US Beef in Finland
FINLAND - As a part of the ongoing effort to promote US beef in European markets with great potential, USMEF teamed with Swedish distributor Bergfalk AB for an educational presentation and tasting in Turku, Finland. Funding support was provided by the...
29 November 2017
Misuse of Antibiotics in Livestock, Poultry Also Causes Resistance in Humans, Says Expert
NIGERIA - Solomon Chollom, a medical laboratory scientist with the National Veterinary Research Institute, says the misuse of antibiotics in livestock and poultry can also make humans resistant to the drug....
Lebey Guide Launch Showcases West Country Beef, Lamb
UK - West Country Beef and Lamb was showcased at the launch of the Lebey Restaurant Guide Tuesday night (27 November 2017), which details 200 of the best restaurants in London and Paris....
23 November 2017
New Round of Funding for DIY AI Course Available
UK - Funding for the AHDB Beef & Lamb DIY artificial insemination (AI) courses has been extended, with a further 250 places available following excellent uptake of the initiative in 2017....
21 November 2017
Zimbabwean Farmers Beef up Livestock Breeding Skills
ZIMBABWE - More than 200 A1 and A2 Zvishavane farmers have undergone a livestock rearing and breeding training programme that is expected to add value to their farming business....
15 November 2017
Industry Productivity in the Spotlight at Beef and Lamb Conference
UK - The English beef and sheep supply chain must come together to make real productivity gains in an ever more competitive world....
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