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28 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Positive Outlook for Global Meat Market
GLOBAL - The outlook for the global meat market is largely positive, according to a joint Agricultural Outlook report from the OECD and FAO....
25 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Pea Variety Could Improve Pig Protein Intake, Reduce Costs
ANALYSIS - Scientists at the UK's John Innes Centre have developed a new variety of pea that will help pigs absorb more protein from their diet....
17 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Latvia Reports 53 New Outbreaks of African Swine Fever
ANALYSIS - In disease news, Latvia has reported 53 new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the past week....
14 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Early Disease Detection Protects Countries From Disaster
GLOBAL - Public health, animal health and security sectors must speak with one voice on the need to strengthen health systems, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
12 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Pork Commentary: US dollar Index and Canadian Dollar
GLOBAL - One of the factors affecting US pork export sales is the increase in value of the US dollar reflected in the US Dollar Index – a benchmark relative to other major currencies, writes Jim Long...
10 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Pulled Pork Campaign Delivers Results for British Pork Sector
ANALYSIS - Whilst UK dairy and sheep farmers are suffering with low prices, pig farmers are experiencing some great results following the AHDB Pork Pulled Pork Campaign....
07 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Hits Lowest Level in Almost Six Years
GLOBAL - The slide in prices for dairy products and vegetable oils has driven the Food Price Index to its lowest monthly average value since September 2009....
06 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Global 2015 Grain Harvest to Take Bronze
GLOBAL – World grain production is expected to come in at 1,970m tonnes – the third largest harvest ever....
05 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Global How We Created and Can Address the ‘Super Rat’
ANALYSIS - Sustained, prolonged and continuous rodent baiting protocols have resulted in the rapid development of ‘super rats’....
03 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Study Hopes to Shed Light on Worm Situation in Pigs
ANALYSIS - UK Pig farmers have their chance to help experts tackle the issue of wormer resistance this summer by completing a survey devised by a world leading animal health organisation....
31 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Producer-Buyer Contract Arrangements Aided by New FAO Legal Guide
GLOBAL - A new legal guide from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is designed to support more equitable contract farming arrangements, and better policy making....
27 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Tail Biting and Antibiotics Top of the Pig Health and Welfare Council Agenda
ANALYSIS - Tail biting among pigs, the use of antimicrobials and antibiotic resistance are key areas to be targeted by the UK Pig Health and Welfare Council this year....
22 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global China’s Shrinking Hog Herd to Ignite Global Pork Trade
GLOBAL - The global pork market has shown signs of recovery during the second quarter of 2015, with rising prices in almost all main exporting and importing countries....
20 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Combined Management Needed to Prevent Wild Boar ASF Spread
ANALYSIS - A new report from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has identified a combination of different management measures that should be used to contain the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF)...
15 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global More Investment Needed to Fight World Hunger
GLOBAL - Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional $267 billion per year on average for investments in rural and urban areas and in social protection, a new UN report...
Pig Industry News from Global Arm & Hammer's R&D Takes Animal Nutrition Products to Next Level
ANALYSIS - Post-acquisition of Vi-COR, Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition is focused on research, the product pipeline and education efforts. ...
13 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: ASF Spreads in Russian, Ukrainian and Latvian Pig Herds
ANALYSIS - It is disease news making the headlines again this week after more outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) were detected on pig operations in Ukraine, Latvia and Russia....
09 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Southern African Drought Hammers Red Meat Production
AFRICA - Poultry and red meat producers in Southern Africa are bracing for a steep rise in feed costs after drought conditions affected South Africa, the biggest grain producer in the region, writes Tawanda...
07 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global SowMAX Eliminates Guesswork of Sow Feeding
ANALYSIS - Feeding lactating sows is a tough job - feed her too much, and the feed can spoil and must be discarded. Feed her too little, and she will not get all the nutrients she needs to produce milk...
06 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: JBS Acquires Cargill's US Pork Operations for $1.45 billion
ANALYSIS - It was surprising news last week when JBS's USA Pork division announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire Cargill's US pork business for $1.45 billion....
Pig Industry News from Global Huge Opportunities for Agricultural Growth in West Africa
AFRICA - West Africa has unprecedented opportunities for agricultural growth, but making the most of them will require more effective regional integration, says a new report by the African Development...
03 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Food Prices Expected to Fall Over Next Decade
GLOBAL - Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in real prices for agricultural products over the coming decade, according to...
02 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global UK, US Feed Market Prices Improving
UK and US - UK feed wheat futures (Nov-15) closed at £132.00/t on Tuesday, up £7.60 on the week and the highest settlement price since the end of March 2015. The upward trend in price was also reflected...
Pig Industry News from Global Sustainable Intensive Agriculture: The Route to Feeding 9 Billion by 2050
GLOBAL - Sustainable intensive agriculture is key to feeding nine billion by 2050. This was one of the topics discussed by Dr Sean Rickard at a conference held at the Farmers Club, London, organised by...
01 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Industry Trends, Like Animal Welfare, Drive Hog Slat's Global Business
ANALYSIS - David Herring, Vice President of Hog Slat, said global industry trends drive their business and domestic and international offering. ...
29 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Latvia Bans Cut Grass as Feed Following ASF Outbreak
ANALYSIS - Following last week's editorial covering an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in a backyard pig operation in Latvia, news has arisen linking the cause of the outbreak to cut grass....
26 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Russia Extends Ban on Imports of Agricultural Products to 2016
GLOBAL - The Russian Government has announced that it will be extending the ban on agricultural products from the EU until 5 August 2016....
Pig Industry News from Global Report Shows Implications of Climate Change for Food Industry
GLOBAL - Global warming will have profound consequences on where and how food is produced, and also lead to a reduction in the nutritional properties of some crops, experts say in a new book....
25 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global New RSPCA Assured Food Label Enters the Market
UK - To help millions of farm animals a new ethical food label - assured by the RSPCA - has been launched in a bid to help improve the lives of a further 100 million farm animals, plus many millions of...
Pig Industry News from Global Is Animal Welfare Becoming a Commercial Issue?
ANALYSIS - Large multinational processing companies, retailers and foodservice organisations are starting to define the way that producers view animal welfare and ethical, sustainable production....
 
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