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Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Calls for Transparency on Responsible Use of Antibiotics
THE NETHERLANDS - As global experts come together at the 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Amsterdam, the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) reinforces its...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX: Plant Breeders and Pig Producers Should Work Together
UK - Breeding cereals specifically for pig production will be the focus of a meeting to be held in November....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation African Swine Fever Reported in Russia
RUSSIA - There has been one new case of African Swine Fever (ASF) Detected in the western region of Russia....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: USDA Hogs and Pigs Estimates
US - So much for the bearishness of USDA’s September Hogs and Pigs Report. After opening the session with most contracts trading $2.00 or more lower, the market appeared to shrug off the report with...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets Unsettled
EU - This week of slaughter, the European pig slaughter market still continues to fall. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Pig Vets in US Face Challenges with New Antibiotic Regulations
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that revised labels established according to Guidance Documents #209 and #213 will go into effect in December 2016....
Pig Industry News from United States More Pork Please!
US - The latest USDA Hogs and Pigs report suggests that pork producers will be able to get more pork to consumers and to get it to them more quickly than had been anticipated....
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...
Pig Industry News from United States December Lean Hogs Closed Down on Tuesday
US - December lean hogs closed down $0.52 at $94.32 on Tuesday 30 September. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Financial Boost for US Organic, Local Food Sectors
US - USDA has awarded more than $52 million in grants to support organic and local food economies....
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Pig Industry News from Canada Serious Weaknesses in Biosecurity Blamed for More PED in Manitoba
CANADA - On the 25 September the Office of the Chief Veterinarian posted a notice on the MAFRD website notifying the industry about a fourth on-farm case of PED in Manitoba....
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....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: USDA Hogs and Pigs Market Bearish
US - On Friday, 26 September, 2014 USDA issued the results of its quarterly survey of US Hogs and Pigs operations, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Pig Industry News from Latvia Classical Swine Fever Reported in Latvia
LATVIA - There has been a new case of Classical Swine Fever reported in the Rugaji region of Latvia. ...
Pig Industry News from Lithuania Two New Outbreaks of African Swine Fever Reported in Lithuania
LITHUANIA - Two wild boar have been found infected with African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Vilnius region of Lithuania. ...
Pig Industry News from Chad African Swine Fever Detected in Chad
CHAD - There has been one new outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) detected and confirmed in western Chad....
Pig Industry News from France SPACE 2014: A Business-Oriented Expo Promoting the Livestock Industry
FRANCE - SPACE 2014, held from 16 to 19 September at the Rennes Exhibition Centre, surpassed the records set in 2013....
Pig Industry News from United States December Lean Hogs Closed Up on Monday
US - December lean hogs closed up $0.40 at $94.92 on Monday 29 September....
Pig Industry News from United States Record US Pork Sector Profits Caused by PEDV
US - The US industry has moved quickly to take advantage of record profits and backfill productivity losses caused by porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV), reports Steve Meyer for the National Hog Farmer....
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Calls for “Paradigm Shift” Towards Sustainable Agriculture
GLOBAL - Policy makers should support a broad array of approaches to overhauling global food systems, making them healthier and more sustainable while acknowledging that "we cannot rely on an input intensive...
Pig Industry News from Canada Canada-South Korea Trade Agreement Moves One Step Closer
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council is applauding the latest steps aimed at implementing Canada's Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Korea, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from United States New Resource Helps US Farmers Select New Farm Bill Programmes
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched a new online resource this week to help farmers across the country make important decisions on new Farm Bill created safety net programmes....
Pig Industry News from United States Purdue Experts to Offer Advice to Farmers on Writing Grant Proposals
US - Two Purdue University experts in grant funding will provide information in a webinar that will help farmers better understand how to apply for funding for sustainable agriculture educational programs...
Pig Industry News from Canada Hidden Camera Footage Sparks Hog Welfare Investigation
CANADA - An independent investigation has been launched into animal care and transportation following hidden camera footage of pig mistreatment....
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...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Hog Slaughter Higher Than Expected
US - Lean hog futures were lower on the 25 September, with most of the losses in Q4 and early 2015 contracts, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: September Hog Market Down
US - USDA's September hogs and pigs report said the nation's inventory of hogs was down 2.3 per cent on the first day of September compared to a year ago, writes Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of...
Pig Industry News from Canada Call for Action to Address Shortage of Pigs in Manitoba
CANADA - The mayor of Brandon in Manitoba is calling for action that will ensure the future success of the province's pork processing industry while also addressing environmental concerns related to water...
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Russian Government Continues Support to Agriculture, Food Sectors
RUSSIA - The government will support agro-processors until 2021, according to meat company, Cherkizovo....
 
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