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27 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Partly Unchanged and Partly Increasing
EU - This current week of slaughter, the European pig slaughter market appears unsettled....
26 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Strong Exports Support EU Market
EU - EU exports of all pig meat products were up by more than a quarter in the first three months of 2016, compared with a year earlier, according to latest figures from the EU Commission....
25 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Production Growth Slowed in February
EU - Provisional figures from the EU Commission show that EU pig meat production increased year-on-year in February – up 6 per centto 1.95 million tonnes. ...
24 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Agri-Food Exports Up in March
EU - EU agri-food exports to third countries in March 2016 were worth €11.3 billion, about €1 billion higher than in February 2016, according to the latest monthly report on agri-food trade....
20 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Are Going Up Still
EU - The price rally is still continuing on the European pig slaughter market....
Pig Industry News from European Union New Animal Breeding Rules Adopted at EU Council
EU - New rules on animal breeding were adopted at the meeting of the EU's agriculture ministers this week in Brussels, aimed at simplifying and harmonising the rules across the EU....
17 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Scientists Call for Review of EU Rules Preventing Insect Use in Feed
EU - The EU-funded PROTEINSECT project has recommended a comprehensive review of European legislation to allow for insect larvae to be used as a source of protein in animal feed....
16 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Politicians Vote to Support Origin Labels on Meat, Dairy
EU - Country of origin labelling should be made mandatory for meat and milk, MEPs reiterated once again in a non-binding resolution voted on Thursday....
12 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Scarce Quantities of Pigs on Offer
EU - The price barometer is pointing upwards on the European pig slaughter market....
06 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Sow Prices Remain Stable
EU - The stability recorded in the German and Dutch sow prices at the beginning of the year has stayed true through to the end of April, albeit at low M1 sow price averages of around €0.95/kg and €0.83/kg...
05 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Prices Increasing in Many Countries
EU - Uphill at last! After a long lean period, the European pig slaughter market is finally appearing optimistic again with the pig prices going up. ...
04 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union New European Collaboration to Work Towards Sustainable Agriculture
EU - A new research collaboration plans to quantify the sensitivity of ecosystems to environmental pressures in representative agriculturally dominated landscapes in Europe....
28 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations are Bobbing Up and Down – Recovering Soon?
EU - Nothing’s new on the western front. But related to the European pig slaughter market, nothing new suitable to change the course seems to come from any other direction....
Pig Industry News from European Union Cost-Effectiveness of EU Animal Disease Programmes Unclear
EU - EU animal disease programmes do a good job of containing disease, but it is hard to tell whether they are cost-effective, concludes a new report from the European Court of Auditors....
27 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union BIOMIN Commits to New Project Aimed at €3B in EU Crop Losses Due to Mycotoxins
EU - Mycotoxins, fungal metabolites that afflict cereals and other crops, cost the European agriculture industry around €3 billion each year and pose harm to human and animal health through the feed...
25 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: The Market is Going Nowhere
EU - The European pig slaughter market still does not gain momentum. Agricultural producers still need to content themselves with the very low price level achieved so far. Almost all EU member countries...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Agri-Food Trade Continues to Increase
EU - EU agri-food exports in February 2016 were worth €10.2 billion, which is well above export values in January 2016 and even slightly above exports in February 2015, according to the latest monthly...
19 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Mercosur Trade Offer Could Open Up EU Pork Market
EU - Reports circulating around the EU over the last week suggest that EU negotiators are preparing to offer some South American countries import quotas for selected agricultural products....
18 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union More ASF Reported in Lithuania, Poland
LITHUANIA and Poland - More African Swine Fever (ASF) has been reported in wild boar in central Lithuania and eastern Poland....
14 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets Balanced – Steady Quotations
EU - Last week, the European pig slaughter market got ever steadier....
13 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Concerns Over Mercosur-EU Trade Talks Continue
EU - Following a meeting of the EU Farm Council in Luxembourg yesterday, farming organisations have welcomed opposition among farm ministers to a proposed EU trade deal with Latin American bloc Mercosur....
12 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Farmers Warn EU Ministers of Impact of Mercosur Trade Agreements
EU - Farm organisation Copa & Cogeca has urged Ministers to reject outright an EU Commission offer on agriculture which includes sensitive agriculture products in the free trade talks with the Latin American...
11 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Exports to Slow as Rise in EU Pig Production Continues
ANALYSIS - European pig production grew by 2.5 per cent last year on top of a one per cent rise in 2014 largely driven by growth in the EU’s leading producers Spain and Germany....
08 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU's Young Farmers Held Back by Lack of Land, Credit
EU - Nearly 61 per cent of EU young farmers consider the availability of land for purchase and 57 per cent the availability of land for rent as the most difficult challenges they face, often due to issues...
07 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Unchanged for the Most Part
EU - A week after Easter, the European pig slaughter market appears to still be a little out of tune....
Pig Industry News from European Union Poland Increases Role in Pork Trade Within EU
EU - Analysis of trade figures shows little change in the volume of pork traded between the 28 EU Member States in 2015....
Pig Industry News from European Union More ASF Reported in Latvia, Lithuania and Poland
EUROPE - Twelve new African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreaks have been reported in wild boar across Europe. ...
05 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union More ASF Reported in Poland and Lithuania
POLAND and LITHUANIA - Three more outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in Poland and Lithuania....
04 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Weekly Overview: New EU Animal Health Law Aims to Reduce Disease, Improve Ag Competitiveness
ANALYSIS - The EU has adopted a new Animal Health Law which will come into force on 20 April 2016. The new law aims to help prevent animal diseases, reduce the use of antibiotics and therefore, keep EU...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Slight Upward Trend Now Stopped
EU - In March, the pig prices started to relax in most of the EU member countries. Unfortunately, this trend could not be continued last week. ...
 
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