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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global South America Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine was stepped up this week....
Pig Industry News from United States Weekly Hog Outlook: Mixed Tones Across Livestock Markets
ANALYSIS - Hog markets are under some pressure this week, reports Jim Wyckoff....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Only Little Market Movement
EU - Even this week, the pig slaughter prices are making no headway. Reports are coming in from almost every European country on well-balanced markets closing ranks with the unchanged German price....
Pig Industry News from Global US Pork Industry Feels Effects of China's Ban on Some Imports
US & CHINA - China's decision to bar the import of pork products from a dozen US facilities is "certainly a shock to the market", according to one analyst....
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pork Chops at the Top of the World
DENMARK - The Danish Crown group exports meat to more than 130 countries around the world but until now it has been impossible to buy fresh pork meat from the group in the mountainous state Nepal in Himalaya. ...
Pig Industry News from Hong Kong WH Group Reports Rise in Profits
HONG KONG - The WH Group, China based pork processing giant that includes Smithfield Foods in the US has seen income rise in both its Chinese and US operations during the first half of the year....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Scotland Holds Russian Trade Embargo Meeting
SCOTLAND, UK - Work is on-going across Scotland’s food sector to assess the potential market impact that could result from displacement of produce previously destined for the Russia will have for the...
Pig Industry News from China China to Expand Agricultural Produce Trade with Russia
CHINA - Chinese companies exported $2.1 billion worth of agricultural produce to Russia last year, and China is willing to work with Russia to expand two-way agricultural produce trade, said a Ministry...
Pig Industry News from Canada Phosphorus Requirements Limit Effectiveness of Strategies to Reduce Phosphorus in Swine Manure
CANADA - A business development specialist for swine with Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development says minimum federal requirements for the inclusion of phosphorus in swine rations is limiting...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down on Tuesday
US - October lean hogs closed down $0.575 at $94.525 Tuesday....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Russia to Introduce Electronic Veterinary Certificates
RUSSIA - Russia is to introduce electronic veterinary certificates from February 2017....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
Pig Industry News from India Introduce Institutional Reforms in Agriculture to Hike Yield, says PHDCCI
INDIA - PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), an industry body has called for amendment to Land Ceiling Act and abolition of agriculture produce marketing committee (APMC) Act to draw massive...
Pig Industry News from European Union Copa Cogeca Welcomes EU Commission Move to Support EU Agriculture Sector
EUROPE - Copa-Cogeca has welcomed the move by European Agriculture Commissioner Ciolos to help support the EU farm sector in response to the crisis hitting the sector as a result of the Russian ban on...
Pig Industry News from United States National Pork Board to Meet in September in Des Moines
US - The National Pork Board will begin to build its 2015 marketing, research and education plans during a meeting 3-5 September in Des Moines, Iowa....
Pig Industry News from United States PEDV Can be Carried in Feed New Research Suggests
US - Recently released research conducted by Pipestone Veterinary Services and South Dakota State University and reported in BMC Veterinary Research, confirms feed can be a carrier of the virus....
Pig Industry News from Brazil JBS Sees Continued Growth
BRAZIL - JBS’ improving financial performance financial performance in 2014 continued through the second quarter of the year with a net income of R$29 billion....
Pig Industry News from United States Victory in Lawsuit Challenging Massive Minnesota Gestation Crate Pig Factory
US - The Minnesota Court of Appeals has sided with The Humane Society of the United States and neighbours of a massive new gestation crate pig factory, who challenged the Minnesota Department of Natural...
Pig Industry News from Canada Interest in Maintaining CSHB Programming Remains Strong
CANADA - The chair of the Canadian Swine Health Board says interest among Canadian pork industry stakeholders in continuing the efforts of the organisation remains strong, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Pork Commentary: Russian Road Trip - Week 2
RUSSIA - This past week was spent in Russia, an interesting place right now with sanctions against several countries on different foods including pork. As we wrote last week producers are making about...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Up Monday
US - October lean hogs closed up $0.15 at $95.10 Monday....
Pig Industry News from United States Don't Lose Sight of the Real Prize: Profits
US - Well, so much for a solidifying of the cash hog market I expected one week ago. After another $7 decline for the negotiated weighted average net price last week, I’m still wondering where things...
Monday, August 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from India India Inks Agri MoUs with 52 Nations
INDIA - To strengthen its reach in agriculture across the globe, India has signed memorandum of understandings (MoUs) and agreements in agriculture and allied sectors with 52 countries....
Pig Industry News from Ireland Ireland to Export Beef, Pork and Lamb to the Philippines
IRELAND - On the 14 August The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD welcomed the agreement which has been reached with the veterinary authorities in the Republic of the Philippines...
Pig Industry News from Brazil Russia Approves More Brazilian Pork Establishments for Export
BRAZIL - There are now 93 Brazilian slaughterhouses able to sell meat to Russia. ...
Pig Industry News from China Small Fall in Chinese Food Prices
CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China fell slightly last week despite rises in meats and fish according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry of Commerce MOFCOM....
Pig Industry News from China Russia Gives Go Ahead to Pork Imports From China
CHINA - Russia's Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Service has decided to allow pork imports from China....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: US Pork Demand Continues to Increase
US - Domestic pork demand continues to increase. Retail demand was up 3.8 per cent in June. Over the last 12 months, domestic pork demand is up 5.4 per cent. Export demand for US pork is even stronger....
Pig Industry News from Canada Despite Russian Ban North American Pork Producers Expected to Remain Profitable this Winter
CANADA- Despite Russia's ban on North American pork imports, Sask Pork remains confident the province's pork producers will be able to lock in profitable hog prices throughout the coming winter, writes...
Pig Industry News from Global Prospects of Pig Exports to Russia Resuming Vanishing Fast
ANALYSIS - The increase in the number of cases of African swine fever in north east Europe is making the potential for the European Union to export pork and pig meat products to Russia recede further and...
 
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