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26 April 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Moving Sideward
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market appears to be in a continuously steady state. The quotations have been constant with no exceptions. The week after Easter is presenting markets which are...
24 April 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Exports Continue to Grow in 2017
EU - Although January’s performance of 187,500 tonnes was not repeated, EU exports of fresh/frozen pork to the rest of the world in February still showed an annual growth of 5 per cent at 176,000 tonnes,...
Pig Industry News from European Union EXAFAN: Cutting Edge Company at Figan
EU - EXAFAN in a leader in the supply of complete in-house produced equipment for agricultural operations of poultry, swine and other species, as well as the management and start-up of turnkey projects....
13 April 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Demand Around Easter Raises Quotations
EU - The friendly atmosphere on the EU slaughter pig was maintained over the past week. With Easter in view, demand for animals for slaughter continues to be vivid and has also been boosted by the nice...
06 April 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU and Spain Hog Markets
EU - The price of pork continues to recover in these first months of 2017, and last week has closed at 1,310 € / kg / live, writes Mercedes Vega, General Director for Spain, Italy & Portugal....
05 April 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Going up Considerably
EU - The European slaughter pig market continues to be characterised by a friendly mood. Demand is exceeding the quantities on offer, and the quotations by the majority are continuing the clear price increase...
04 April 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union IFA: European Parliament to Raise Brazilian Meat Scandal
EU - Following strong lobbying by IFA in Brussels over the last two weeks, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the Chairman of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee Czeslaw Siekierski...
28 March 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union IFA Reiterates Case in Brussels for Ban on Brazilian Meat
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has met with Irish MEPs, senior officials in the EU Commission in DG Sante, DG Agriculture, Commissioner Hogan’s cabinet and COPA, to reiterate the IFA...
23 March 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Inconsistent; Netherlands Closing Gap
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market appears to be altogether inconsistent....
22 March 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union IFA Urges Immediate Ban on Brazilian Meat
EU - IFA President Joe Healy has called for an immediate ban on Brazilian meat imports into the EU. He said the latest shocking revelations on the failure of Brazil to meet EU standards and controls in...
15 March 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Brisk Demand for Pigs
EU - The market mood appears friendly on the one hand while also somewhat irked on the other in the European slaughter pig market this week....
08 March 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Pork Commentary: European Swine Inventory
EU - Last week, Eurostat released inventories of the breeding herd and pigs in inventory in the 28 countries in the European Union, writes Jim Long, President – CEO Genesus Inc....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Range from Unchanged to Slightly Positive
EU - Spring is awakening on the European slaughter pig market. ...
03 March 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Hope for Price Increase in Germany
EU - The European slaughter pig market is still navigating in calm waters....
01 March 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Closest Possible Trading Relationship with UK, Strong CAP Key Brexit Issues
EU - Reacting to a report by the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture on the impact of Brexit on farming, IFA President Joe Healy said the two key issues for the agriculture sector are the closest possible...
28 February 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Exports Excelled in 2016
EU - At over 2.3 million tonnes, EU pork export volume grew by a third on the year during 2016....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Agri-food Exports Reach Record High in 2016
EU - Agri-food exports from the European Union reached record high in 2016, according to annual 2016 figures....
23 February 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU and Spanish Pork Markets
EU, SPAIN - In the Spanish market, 2017 seems to have started positively. We are now at prices above 2015 and 2016, and almost at the levels of 2014. The Mercolleida market price for last week closed at...
16 February 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Balanced in Many Countries
EU - The European slaughter pig market appears to be mostly constant this week....
13 February 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union 2017 European PRRS Research Award: Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Calls for Submissions until July 1st
EU - For the fourth time, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health sponsors the European PRRS Research Award to support applied research for improved control of the swine disease PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and...
09 February 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Developing Unsteadily
EU - This week, the development of the quotations is unsteady altogether on the European slaughter pig market....
08 February 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EC Launches Public Consultation on the Future of CAP
EU - Modernising and simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), one of the European Union's longstanding policies, will allow it to better respond to today's social, political, environmental and...
02 February 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Are Pointing Upwards
EU - The ups and downs of pig prices seem to be characteristic of the European pig slaughter market at the beginning of this year, 2017. This current week of slaughter shows upward prices again. Many quotations...
01 February 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Creates New Platform for Animal Welfare
EU - The European Commission has adopted the creation of an expert group on animal welfare to be called the Platform on Animal Welfare....
Pig Industry News from European Union Project Aims to Bring 'Internet of Things' to Agriculture
EU - The Internet of Food & Farm 2020 (IoF2020) project started on 1 January, and will investigate a large-scale implementation of Internet of Things (IoT) in the European farming and food sector....
30 January 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Will the US Take Retaliatory Measures Against the EU?
EU - The United States announced in late December that it intends taking action against the EU because of trade discrimination against US beef. Consultations are now taking place before a final decision...
26 January 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Are Steady
EU - This current week, the European pig slaughter market appears steady altogether....
25 January 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Admits No 'One-Size-Fits-All' Soloution to Reducing Antibiotic Use
EU - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have issued a joint opinion on EU measures to reduce antimicrobial use in animals, and especially the recognition that...
20 January 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Still Feeling Like a Roller Coaster Ride
EU - Two weeks of increasing prices have passed since the beginning of this year. Now that the third calendar week has begun, the prices are going down again in many EU member countries. ...
18 January 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU 'Could Do Better' at Tackling Food Waste
EU - Although a number of EU policies have the potential to combat food waste, their potential is not being exploited, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors....
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