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Friday, October 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from India Indian Feed Association Acts as Platform to Resolve Livestock Issues
INDIA - The Compound Feed Manufacturers Association (CLFMA) of India which plays a very important role in Indian feed market has got a new chairman. 5m Publishing spoke to Amit Saraogi (pictured), new...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organisation in August 2012, Russia has become one of the most active members of the body dealing food safety and animal health issues –...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global WTO Finds US COOL Restricts Beef, Pork Trade
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization (WTO) has found that amendments made by the US to its Country of Origin Labelling )COOL) rules have made them more restrictive for countries such as Canada and Mexico...
Pig Industry News from Global Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses, reports Chris Harris....
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 European Union EU Research Turns Food Waste into Feed
EU - Global demand for food is expected to increase by 70 per cent by 2050, while a steep increase in biomass use will also put pressure on agriculture....
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 European Union African Swine Fever Situation Explored at EU Agriculture Council
EU - The 3337th Council meeting Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting held in Luxembourg earlier this week under the presidency of Maurizio Martina, Minister for Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policy...
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...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Whipsaw Price Action Across Markets
ANALYSIS - Prices have seen huge fluctuations across the hog markets this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
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 Denmark Antimicrobial Use in Danish Pigs Continues to Increase
DENMARK - Antimicrobial usage in animals in Denmark continued to increase in 2013 – mainly due to an increased use in pigs. However, antimicrobial use in pigs is still 12 per cent lower than in 2009....
Friday, October 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from Germany German Vets Tighten Resolve to Keep out African Swine Fever
GERMANY - As further cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) are reported almost daily in eastern Europe, the German veterinary association has voted unanimously to pass a resolution aimed to keep out dangerous...
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Which Antibiotics Are Used in Animals in Europe and Why?
EU - A survey has been published on the antibiotics most commonly used and for what conditions in cattle, pigs, horses, dogs and cats by vets in 25 European Union countries. More than 60 per cent of all...
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from Canada PED: Managing the Risks of Manure Movement
ANALYSIS - Proper management and handling of manure is critical in preventing the spread of disease, said experts during a teleconference organized by Alberta Pork, writes Chris Wright, Senior Editor for...
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Pig Industry News from Canada PED: Watch That Biosecurity!
ANALYSIS - During a Town Hall Meeting teleconference, organised by Alberta Pork, the emphasis was clearly on biosecurity writes Chris Wright, Senior Editor for ThePigSite....
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...
Pig Industry News from China China Hog Markets
CHINA - China: it is the pork powerhouse of the world with over 51 per cent of the world’s population of pigs raised within China, writes Ron Lane, Senior Consultant for Genesus China....
Pig Industry News from China Does China Really Impact Global Commodity Prices?
ANALYSIS - Does China really have a strong impact on the US and global commodity prices? No, says economist Kel Kelly. ...
Friday, October 03, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark European Livestock Sector Collaborates on Sustainable Development
DENMARK - Research in technology and biology provides new development opportunities for European livestock farming, delegates to the recent European Association of Animal Production (EAAP) conference heard...
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....
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danes Look at Bacteria as Sustainable Soy Alternative for Pigs
DENMARK - The greenhouse gas, methane, can be turned into pork instead of contributing to global warming, according to Aarhus University scientists, who are working with industry on the production of an...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Project to Measure Boar Taint on Slaughterhouse Line
UK - A new project aims to explore how technology can be used in slaughterhouses to prevent meat with boar taint from reaching consumers....
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...
Pig Industry News from United States Positive USDA Hog Report Ignores the Realities of PEDV
ANALYSIS – During a teleconference hosted by the National Pork Board, analysts cast some doubts about the very positive USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report. The as yet unknown effect of PEDV this winter...
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...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Proof of PED Virus Transmission in Feed
US - A new research paper proves that the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus can be carried in animal feed, which the scientists say is the first evidence of this suspicion. ...
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...
 
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