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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses....
Monday, October 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Support to Fight African Swine Fever in EU, China
GLOBAL - African swine fever (ASF) has been much in the news in the last week as the EU has pledged financial support towards the disease control costs within the area. Germany is stepping up its efforts...
Pig Industry News from Global Bank, Japan Support South Asia Push to End Spread of Livestock Disease
ASIA - A new US$2-million grant from the Asia Development Bank (ADB) is to support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock diseases like foot and mouth and avian flu which have caused billions...
Pig Industry News from Global Mandatory US COOL Discussed at Tri-National Agricultural Accord
NORTH AMERICA - Manitoba's minister of agriculture says there is widespread agreement in Canada and Mexico that the issue of US Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) issue needs to be resolved....
Friday, October 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Global Pork Markets Cool Down
GLOBAL - The previously heated international pork markets are showing signs of cooling down, according to Rabobank's fourth-quarter report on the global pork industry....
Pig Industry News from Global Market Analyst: How is Ebola Affecting Livestock Markets?
ANALYSIS - Increasing uncertainty in the spread of ebola has largely impacted livestock markets this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global World Food Day Calls for Innovation on Family Farms
GLOBAL – Family farming underpins food security on a world level and must be led by innovation going forward....
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Mycotoxins: Farmers Must Be Vigilant
ANALYSIS - Mycotoxins can wreak havoc on a producer's feeding program, and this year is no exception, given the cool wet conditions across much of the US Midwest, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor...
Pig Industry News from Global CME Group Cuts Workforce by Five Per Cent
US - As part of its recently announced restructuring, CME Group said it will reduce the company's global workforce this week by roughly 5 per cent or about 150 positions. ...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Ebola Threatens Global Food Security
GLOBAL - FAO has launched a new programme to urgently assist 90,000 vulnerable households in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone whose food supplies and livelihoods are threatened by the disruptive effect...
Monday, October 13, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: PED in Feed, Manure and in the News
GLOBAL - At the risk of boring you to death over Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED), it has been an interesting week for news of this threat – and that other familiar disease, African Swine Fever (ASF)....
Pig Industry News from Global Regional Strategy to Control of African Swine Fever in Africa
AFRICA - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has joined with two African organisations to develop a regional strategy for the control of African swine fever (ASF) for the...
Friday, October 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global New Aspects of the Impact of Fumonisin on Pig Health
GLOBAL - Results from the latest Biomin Mycotoxin Survey 2014 (January – September) confirm that fumonisins are globally most common in corn (maize)....
Pig Industry News from Global Profit Growth by PIC Helps Genus Annual Results
GLOBAL - PIC's parent, Genus, has published its annual report for 2014, with the acquisition and successful integration of Génétiporc hleping to strengthen PIC leadership as one of the business highlights...
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Feed is Not Source of PED Infection, Says OIE
GLOBAL - The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has confirmed that, contrary to earlier reports, pig blood products such as dried plasma are not a likely source of infectious porcine epidemic diarrhoea...
Monday, October 06, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: More Sustainable Feeds - Back to the Future?
GLOBAL - With soybean stocks in the US reported in the last week to be much lower than analysts expected and global demand still rising, it comes as no surprise that scientists are again exploring other...
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global No Harm in Feeding Livestock GE Feed, Science Review Finds
GLOBAL – It is safe to feed genetically engineered crops to livestock, according to a research review assessing the performance of over 100 billion animals....
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Calls for “Paradigm Shift” Towards Sustainable Agriculture
GLOBAL - Policy makers should support a broad array of approaches to overhauling global food systems, making them healthier and more sustainable while acknowledging that "we cannot rely on an input intensive...
Monday, September 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: PED, Hogs & Pigs and the Importance of Biosecurity
GLOBAL - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) presents a whole new range of challenges to the US pig sector when it comes to forecasts for pork production and prices; this was clear from the quarterly 'Hogs...
Friday, September 26, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Growth for Protein Brewing in Russia, China, Africa
ANALYSIS - The demand for pork and poultry continues to grow in countries like China and Africa, and the food ban from Russia has created an opportunity for Brazil to export even more protein, reports...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global New Approaches to Agriculture Needed to Cope with Climate Change
GLOBAL - Overcoming climate change is central to achieving a sustainable future for the planet's growing population, and food security must lie at the heart of that effort, FAO Director-General José Graziano...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Massey Ferguson Driven by Global Opportunities
ANALYSIS - Operating in 170 countries, Massey Ferguson is looking to emerging markets like Africa and the Middle East to offer their dependable equipment to farmers who have never used mechanized equipment...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Novus International Launches Web Site for Latin American Customers
LATIN AMERICA - Novus International has launched three new versions of its global web site for customers in Latin America....
Monday, September 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: US Pig Markets on the Turn?
US & CANADA - As the northern hemisphere enters the fall/autumn, concerns are being expressed of a possible resurgence of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) in the United States and Canada. There is no sign...
Pig Industry News from Global South America Targets Russian Market
ANALYSIS - The South American meat sector is making a concerted effort to fill the gap in the Russian market left by the ban on imports from the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway....
Friday, September 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Heinz Strengthens Animal Welfare Policies
GLOBAL - Global food processing giant, Heinz, has joined a growing line of major meat and food processors to strengthen their animal welfare practices for their supply chain....
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Drops to Four-year Low
GLOBAL - FAO's monthly food price index registered another drop in August, continuing a 5-month downward run and reaching its lowest level since September 2010....
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global How Can Companies Improve Animal Welfare?
ANALYSIS - Major meat and food processing companies around the world are starting to take a lead in animal welfare issues....
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global When is a Trend Not a Trend?
ANALYSIS - US hog prices have been in the news a lot this year. Record high prices have been seen, (some) US farmers have seen very large hikes in profit margins, and commentators and market analysts far...
Pig Industry News from Global Progress on Buyback Programme Nutreco Shares
GLOBAL - Further to the share buyback programme announced on 24 July 2014, Nutreco announces that during the period from 1 September 2014 up to and including 5 September 2014, Nutreco purchased 203,853...
 
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