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03 December 2014
View news from Argentina False Teeth Mean Fitter Cows
ARGENTINA – Giving cows dentures results in more calves per cow and better cow longevity overall, according to an Argentinian study....
27 November 2014
View news from Argentina Compliance Warning Issued After Processor Safety Failure
ARGENTINA – Dairy food safety standards are being subject to a government health check after two processors fell short of the mark earlier this autumn....
26 November 2014
View news from Argentina Feeding Cactus Fruit Halves Livestock Water Needs
ARGENTINA – Huge water savings can be achieved by feeding goats, sheep and cattle with chopped cactus fruit, Argentinian farmers are hearing....
03 October 2014
View news from Argentina Argentina Spared From Milk Price Cuts
ARGENTINA - The dairy price downturn has followed a trend of more milk and less demand across the major milk producing nations, except in Argentina where yields have fallen....
17 September 2014
View news from Argentina Second Round of FMD Vaccination Starts in Argentina
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health Service and Food Quality (SENASA) is to start the second round of the annual vaccination against foot and mouth disease in the appropriate provinces....
25 August 2014
View news from Argentina Argentina Suspends Beef Exports as Domestic Prices Rise
ARGENTINA - The Argentine government has decided to restrict beef exports for a 15-day period seeking to stem the rise of prices in the domestic market. ...
08 August 2014
View news from Argentina Argentina Granted EU Grain-Fed Beef Quota Access
According to the Argentinean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Argentina has recently joined the select group with access to the EU high quality beef (HQB) grainfed quota (a First-Come-First-Served administration method quota and an annual total of 48,200...
15 July 2014
View news from Argentina Argentina Denies Animal Health Protocol Breaches
ARGENTINA – Argentina has hit out at US claims alleging animal health protocol breaches, accusing US ranchers of purposefully preventing beef imports....
09 June 2014
View news from Argentina Argentinian Forage Needs a ‘Green Revolution’
ARGENTINA – Cattle must be fed higher quality forage, the ministry of agriculture has advised farmers....
03 June 2014
View news from Argentina Greater Mexican Dairy Access for Argentina
ARGENTINA – Argentina’s dairy sector is set to deliver more milk to Mexican buyers after food safety auditors granted export access to a host of dairy plants....
02 June 2014
View news from Argentina Patagonia, Bolivia, Brazil Welcome Disease News From OIE
SOUTH AMERICA - Latin American countries are striving to reopen beef trading outlets after the annual meeting of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) gave a confidence boost to animal health....
21 May 2014
View news from Argentina Argentinian Health Status Remains After Brazil BSE
ARGENTINA – News of BSE in Brazil will not affect Argentina’s disease status, Argentina’s ministry of agriculture announced on Monday....
23 April 2014
View news from Argentina Top BSE Status Granted to Argentina
ARGENTINA – A southern hemisphere food standards delegation has praised efforts put in place by government bodies to prevent and monitor Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)....
20 March 2014
View news from Argentina Thousand Cattle Killed By Drought and Ragwort Combination
ARGENTINA – Over a thousand cattle have perished from starvation and weed poisoning in the Misiones region because of pasture shortage and an abundance of Ragwort....
12 March 2014
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Industry Faces Further Challenges
ARGENTINA - The major beef producing region in Argentina (the Pampa area) has received heavy rain over the past two months, causing serious disruptions to livestock transport and therefore supply, reports MLA....
10 March 2014
View news from Argentina Hundreds of Farms to Fail Because of Money Meltdown
ARGENTINA – Hundreds of dairy farms could disappear because of an economic downturn that is causing huge currency inflation and limiting export sector confidence....
25 February 2014
View news from Argentina Argentinian Beef Sector Told To Improve
ARGENTINA – Greater productivity must be managed in Argentina’s beef industry, a technical committee has concluded....
11 February 2014
View news from Argentina Dairy Shipment Confirms Argentinian Recovery
ARGENTINA – A milk powder delivery has been confirmed for Saudi Arabia by an expanding dairy processor in Entre Rios after a period of steady improvement for dairying....
27 January 2014
View news from Argentina Angus Genetics Get Chinese Screening
ARGENTINA – Animal health officials have screened Angus genetic material for disease with a view to it being exported to the Chinese market....
15 January 2014
View news from Argentina National Laboratory Declared Brucellosis Reference Centre
ARGENTINA – The World Organisation for Animal Health (FAO) has declared a National Service for Animal Health and Food Safety (SENASA) facility as suitable to be a reference centre for Brucellosis....
06 January 2014
View news from Argentina Could Cow Belches Be A New Power Source?
ARGENTINA – Cattle back-packs are being used to capture methane from a cow’s stomach as part of a ground breaking experiment in Argentina....
31 December 2013
View news from Argentina Bovine TB Surveillance System Set Up in Tierra del Fuego
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health Service and Food Quality (SENASA), has approved the Epidemiological Surveillance System for Bovine Tuberculosis, aimed at maintaining the health status of "Free of Bovine Tuberculosis" in the province of Tierra...
20 November 2013
View news from Argentina Argentina Second Largest Beef Supplier of Chile
ARGENTINA – An Argentinian trade delegation has revealed Argentina as the second largest beef exporter to Chile after Brazil....
31 October 2013
View news from Argentina Dairy Deliveries to Benefit from Road Improvement Scheme
ARGENTINA – Dairy farmers and processors are set to benefit from a cash injection to improve 50 kilometres of road infrastructure in the Cordoba region....
25 October 2013
View news from Argentina Argentina Reports Record Growth in Pig, Poultry and Dairy Production
ARGENTINA - In the last ten years, poultry, pig and dairy production grew 170 per cent, 109 per cent and 43 per cent respectively. The per capita consumption of the three food sectors grew to 5 to 9.2 per cent per year, respectively, between 2003 and...
22 October 2013
View news from Argentina Six Provinces See Second Round of Foot and Mouth Vaccinations
ARGENTINA – Animal health services have commenced the second round of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccinations, to run from 15 October to 15 December....
17 October 2013
View news from Argentina Argentina Faces Shortages of Corn, Wheat
ANALYSIS – Argentine feedlots and poultry producers say there is not enough corn to go around, and at the same time wheat prices have gone sky high, writes Chris Wright, senior editor....
10 October 2013
View news from Argentina Support Initiative Sees SanCor First to Make Funding Pledge
ARGENTINA – A government support scheme, involving the cooperation of private processors and distributors, is to offer short term loans for suppliers of the country's main exporter, SanCor....
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