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13 July 2015
View news from Brazil Heifer Retention Pushes Brazilian Cattle Slaughter Down
BRAZIL – A fall in heifer slaughter is behind a year on year reduction in Brazilian cattle slaughter....
09 July 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Moves Closer to Reopening Japanese Beef Access
BRAZIL – Talks to reopen market assess for Brazilian beef into the Japanese market advanced another step this week, with inspections now scheduled for August....
19 June 2015
View news from Brazil Brazilian Minister to Intensify US Beef Trade Talks
BRAZIL – Brazil is closing in on opening up the US market to Brazilian beef and eyeing up further possibilities in the east....
26 May 2015
View news from Brazil China Access Grows Again for Brazilian Slaughterhouses
BRAZIL – Brazil will soon have 26 meat plants authorized to export to China, potentially worth $520 million in annual sales, the government announced last week....
22 May 2015
View news from Brazil China-Brazil in Bilateral Trade Deal
BRAZIL - China and Brazil are to step up action on a bilateral trade agreement....
21 May 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Looks for Beef Export Recovery in Second Half of Year
BRAZIL - The Brazilian beef industry saw a turnover of US$ 447 million in exports in April with shipments of more than 107,000 tonnes, boosted by an increase of shipments to Russia, Venezuela, Iran and Algeria....
15 May 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Has Blueprint for Secure Dairying Future
BRAZIL – Brazil’s government has set a course for a competitive and high quality dairy supply chain. ...
View news from Brazil JBS Sees Sharp Rise in Profits
BRAZIL – Brazilian based beef and food processing giant JBS has reported a 57.6 per cent rise in operating profit, EBIDTA, for the first quarter of the year reaching R$ 2.76 billion (reais)....
12 May 2015
View news from Brazil Curbing Rainforest Destruction is Work in Progress
BRAZIL – Amazonian rainforest destruction by the cattle industry is being slowed by deforestation agreements, although researchers assessing the new scheme’s implementation say there are ways to play the system....
30 April 2015
View news from Brazil BRF Income Soars
BRAZIL - Poultry, meat and dairy processing company BRF, has seen net income of R$461.6 million in the first quarter of 2015, an increase of 42.8 per cent from the first quarter of 2014....
10 April 2015
View news from Brazil Brazilian Calf Prices Close March at Record Level
BRAZIL - Calf prices reached record high prices in Brazil, according to the Brazilian government market analysts Cepea....
23 March 2015
View news from Brazil High FMD Vaccination Rate in Brazil
BRAZIL - Brazil managed to immunise more than 97.8 per cent of cattle and buffalo against Foot and Mouth Disease throughout the country, results from the second phase of a vaccination campaign in 2014 show....
09 March 2015
View news from Brazil Truckers’ Strike Hits Brazilian Meat Trade
BRAZIL - A strike by truck drivers that started in February has hit meat production and trade across Brazil according to the government market analysts Cepa....
03 March 2015
View news from Brazil Brazilian Land Appreciates Over 600 Per Cent
BRAZIL – Farmland prices in central Brazil have increased by nearly 700 per cent since 2002, with mean increases above 300 per cent....
02 March 2015
View news from Brazil BRF Sees Sales Profits Rise
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat, poultry and dairy processing giant BRF saw net income more than double in 2014 reaching R $ 2.2 billion, an increase of 109.4 per cent compared to the previous year....
18 February 2015
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Quotes Almost Fifth Higher
BRAZIL - Despite decreases in January, average Brazilian beef quotes in February are 19.5 per cent higher than in the same period of 2014....
05 February 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Seeking More Agriculture Trade with China
BRAZIL - The Chinese market is vital to the growth of Brazil's agricultural sector, and the country plans to focus on expanding exports to the world's second-biggest economy, newly elected Brazilian Agriculture Minister Katia Abreu said....
03 February 2015
View news from Brazil MSD Offers Technical Education on Sustainable Beef Practices in Brazil
ANALYSIS - MSD Animal Health's portfolio of products is only part of the service they provide to cattle producers in Brazil. Now they are sharing technical information and management techniques through e-learning, field days, meetings and practical curriculum...
02 February 2015
View news from Brazil Embrapas GAP Beef Cattle Program Focuses on Sustainable On-farm Practices
ANALYSIS - Embrapa's Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Beef Cattle program is a set of practices describing activities that should be applied on-farm, in association with measures to guarantee health, well-being and safety of workers. ...
21 January 2015
View news from Brazil Marfrig Appoints New Chief Executive
BRAZIL - Martin Secco Arias has been appointed CEO of Marfrig Global Foods following the resignation of his predecessor, Sergio Rial....
14 January 2015
View news from Brazil Brazilian Agriculture Exported $6.77 billion in December
BRAZIL - Brazilian agriculture exported $6.77 billion in December. Between January and December 2014, the amount reached was $96.75 billion....
09 January 2015
View news from Brazil Why Are Brazilian Milk Prices at a Four Year Low?
BRAZIL – Brazil’s low milk prices are the result of a milk production increase after investors were buoyed by high 2013 milk prices, say economists....
View news from Brazil Drought and Exports Vamp Up Brazilian Cattle Prices
BRAZIL – Deteriorating pasture across many regions and more marketing opportunities abroad have kept cattle supplies tight in Brazil, where all segments of cattle reached record prices last month....
07 January 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Appoints First Female Minister of Agriculture
BRAZIL - In a ceremony held on Monday 5 January, at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Senator Katia Abreu took over from the former minister, Neri Geller, as the Minister of Agriculture....
19 December 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cattle Slaughter Down in Third Quarter
BRAZIL - Brazilian cattle slaughter during the third quarter fell by 4.5 per cent year-on-year and one per cent on the previous quarter, to 8.5 million head, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geographic and Statistics (IBGE) quarterly survey....
16 December 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Genomics Shaves Weeks of TB Detection
BRAZIL – Two breakthroughs have reduced tuberculosis testing waiting times on bovine samples from three months to two days....
09 December 2014
View news from Brazil BRF Sells Dairy Arm to Lactalis
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processor BRF has completed the deal to sell its dairy interests to Lactalis....
03 December 2014
View news from Brazil Nutreco Acquires Two Brazilian Premix, Feed Companies
BRAZIL - Nutreco has acquired two animal nutrition companies in Brazil. This expansion is in line with its strategy to expand into growth geographies....
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