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27 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global CETA Offers Potential Benefits for Canada's Red Meat Exporters
CANADA & EU - The Canadian Meat Council says, despite unresolved technical issues that could delay full access for Canadian beef and pork to Europe, the implementation of CETA offers tremendous potential...
24 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Global Pig Meat Production Set to Rise Further
GLOBAL - Over the next decade global pig meat production is expected to increase in line with demand, according to the latest OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook. However, pig meat, traditionally the world’s...
Pig Industry News from Global Using Pig Model to Study Chronic Diseases May Help Minimise Drug Failure Rate
GLOBAL - Scientists may be able to minimise the failure rate of drugs for diseases linked to high-calorie diets, such as colon cancer and type 2 diabetes, if they test treatments using a pig model, according...
20 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Full Benefits of CETA Expected to be Delayed by Technical Issues
CANADA & EU - Unresolved outstanding issues are expected to delay the full benefits for Canadian agriculture of Canada's free trade deal with Europe, reports Bruce Cochrane....
19 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Higher US Hog Numbers Expected to Result in Lower Market Prices
CANADA & US - The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services says a dramatic increase in US hog numbers will signal a shift to lower market hog prices, Bruce Cochrane reports....
17 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Chinese, US Enterprises Sign Agricultural Transaction Contracts
US & CHINA - Some 20-odd Chinese and US enterprises on Thursday signed agricultural transaction contracts worth $5.012 billion, under which Chinese enterprises will import 12.53 million metric tons of...
11 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global OECD, FAO See Slower Growth in Demand Keeping World Food Prices Low
GLOBAL - Global food commodity prices are projected to remain low over the next decade compared to previous peaks, as demand growth in a number of emerging economies is expected to slow down and biofuel...
10 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global US, Canada Vie to Satisfy China's Appetite for Pork
US, CANADA & CHINA - Canada has overtaken the United States as the top North American supplier of pork to China as farmers and meat packers in both nations battle for lucrative shares of the biggest global...
07 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global FAO: Sustainable Ag Can Mitigate Climate Change, Involuntary Migration
GLOBAL - Climate change poses a major risk for rural people in developing countries, often leading to distress-driven migration, and bolstering sustainable agriculture is an essential part of an effective...
06 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Raised by Wheat, Meat in June
GLOBAL - Global food commodity prices rose in June, led by wheat and meat prices....
Pig Industry News from Global Extreme Weather Conditions, Climate Change Account for 40% of Wheat Production Variability
GLOBAL - The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) scientists have proposed a new approach for identifying the impacts of climate change and extreme weather on the variability of global and...
29 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global EU Urged to Give Way on Pork, Dairy Sectors in Talks with Japan
JAPAN & EU - Japanese farm minister Yuji Yamamoto urged the European Union on Tuesday to give way on its demand that Japan open its market to dairy products from the bloc....
28 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global EU Pig Meat Exports to China Under Pressure
EU & CHINA - Based on the latest figures from Eurostat, total exports, including offal, to all third countries fell 4 per cent year-on-year during the first four months of 2017, according to Dorian Harris,...
Pig Industry News from Global Latest Comments Related to NAFTA Cause for Optimism
CANADA, MEXICO & US - The Chair of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board says recent comments related to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement are cause for renewed optimism, according...
27 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Diagnostics Use Increasing Globally to Solve Disease Challenges
ANALYSIS - While diagnostic capabilities differ around the world, Joe Connor, veterinarian with Carthage Veterinary Service in Carthage, Illinois, USA, sees an upturn in the use diagnostic tools globally...
23 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Canadian, Mexican, American Ag Leaders Discuss Trade
CANADA, MEXICO & US - Canada's Minister of Agriculture says he and his US and Mexican counterparts share a commitment to maintaining open and transparent markets so trade can continue to grow, Bruce Cochrane...
Pig Industry News from Global Pigs 2022 Providing Food for Thought
GLOBAL - The recent Pigs 2022 conference provided a wealth of information, opinion and insight over the two-day event, reports Vikki Campbell, AHDB Acting Data and Analysis Manager....
20 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global UK's AB Agri Teams Up with China to Develop Better Animal Feeds
UK & CHINA - AB Agri, a UK-based animal nutrition and feeds producer, is enhancing technological cooperation with Chinese clients by co-developing safer and more nutritious feeds....
19 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Study Reveals Global Diet, Farming Methods 'Must Change for Environment's Sake'
GLOBAL - Reducing meat consumption and using more efficient farming methods globally are essential to stave off irreversible damage to the environmental, a new study says....
15 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global World Pork Expo: PIC Advances Swine Nutrition with Manual, New Tools
ANALYSIS - At PIC, they are providing genetics as well as the technical expertise to producers to help realize the genetic potential at the slat level. One of those areas of technical expertise that PIC...
14 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Global Food Import Bill on the Rise Despite Stable Markets
GLOBAL - Global food commodity markets are well-balanced, buoyed by ample supplies of wheat and maize and rebounding production of oilseed products. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Where Climate Change is Most Likely to Induce Food Violence
GLOBAL - While climate change is expected to lead to more violence related to food scarcity, new research suggests that the strength of a country's government plays a vital role in preventing uprisings....
10 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global World Pork Expo: Genesus' Jim Long Expects Strong '17 Pig Prices in US, China & EU
ANALYSIS - Jim Long, President and CEO of Genesus Genetics, shares expectations for 2017 pig prices in the US, Canada, Russia, China and the EU, as well as global drivers of the swine industry....
09 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Pigs 2022 Explores Big Issues Facing Pork Industry
GLOBAL - Asia is an incredibly important market for the pork sector and there are many lucrative opportunities for meat producers....
08 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global World Pork Expo: Infection/Prevention Chain Helps Control PRRS
ANALYSIS - The Infection/Prevention Chain™ concept relies on a simple disease management equation: to control disease producers need to minimize disease exposure and maximize immunity....
05 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Global Pork Trade Remains in Ascendancy
GLOBAL - Pork export volumes for the major pig meat exporters have continued their upward momentum in the first quarter of 2017, reports Leo Colby, AHDB Consultant....
24 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Alternative Asian Markets Support EU Markets
ASIA & EU - EU exports of all pig meat products (including offal) to third countries grew by 5 per cent year-on-year in the first three months of 2017, according to latest figures from the EU commission,...
18 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Ruby to Lead Passport Food Safety Solutions' PassTrac Analytics
GLOBAL – Today, Passport® Food Safety Solutions, Inc. announced the addition of a new industry professional to lead PassTrac Analytics....
17 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Joint Canada-US Initiative Aims to Improve Transport Biosecurity, Biocontainment
US & CANADA - The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Centre says a joint Canada-US imitative aimed at addressing biosecurity and biocontainment issues at points of high concentrations of...
09 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Dips Again in April
GLOBAL - Global food commodity prices fell in April amid expectations of ongoing robust supplies of many key staples....
 
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