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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down on Tuesday
US - October lean hogs closed down the $3.00 limit at $97.17 Tuesday....
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 367
US - Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) has been detected in eight more positive samples in the most recent week, bringing the total number of positive samples so far to 367 from pig farms in 16 states....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States USDA Reports Bearish for Soy, Slightly Bullish for Corn, Neutral Wheat
ANALYSIS - Corn futures initially moved to a new contract low in the wake of Tuesday's USDA supply and demand and crop production reports - but mainly due to a sell-off in the soybean futures market following...
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Pork Commentary: Russian Road Trip
RUSSIA - This past week we were in Russia when sanctions were announced stopping many food products from being imported. Included on the banned list was pork from many countries including European Union,...
Pig Industry News from Germany World Nutrition Forum: Exploring Sustain:Ability and Limits to Growth
GERMANY - Author and sought-after expert in climate issues, energy and scenario modeling, Professor Jorgen Randers will set the tone for discussions on the planet’s sustainability and what this means...
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Cherkizovsky: Change in Name Not Quality
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group’s flagship brand in the meat processing received an updated name and logo as of August 2014. ...
Pig Industry News from China VIV China and China International Summit Team Up
CHINA - An outstanding business opportunity for professionals persons and enterprises engaged in the animal protein production in China and abroad is being arranged in Beijing, from 20 – 25 September...
Pig Industry News from Canada Hot Water Pressure Washing Effective in Cleaning Manure Equipment
CANADA - The executive director of the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative says the use of hot water pressure washing equipment is helping custom swine manure applicators reduce the risk of...
Pig Industry News from Korea, South Third Case of FMD Reported in South Korea Since 2011
SOUTH KOREA - On 7 August, a new case of Foot-and-Mouth (FMD) disease was detected and confirmed on a farm in South Korea....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Monthly Meat Trade Data Now Available
US - Monthly meat trade data for June is now available, and for each of the first six months of 2014 pork exports have exceeded the year ago level, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri....
Pig Industry News from United States Russia Embargo No Surprise; But What Does it Mean?
US - Show of hands: How many of you thought “Russia is embargoing imports? Now there’s a shocker!” That was pretty much my thought in a nutshell. The only difference is that this time they are not...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Up Monday
US - October lean hogs closed up $0.87 at $100.20 Monday....
Pig Industry News from United States AFIA Submits Comments to FAO on Sustainability Guidelines
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has recently submitted comments to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations on the Livestock Environmental Assessment Performance (LEAP)...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Global Trade Impacted by Political Situation in Ukraine
GLOBAL - The Russian ban on foods imports from selected countries has prompted mixed reactions. The ban was put in place apparently in retaliation for sanctions imposed by those nations following Russian...
Pig Industry News from United States Smithfield Reports Strong Growth in All Sectors, Achieves Record Sales
US - Smithfield Foods has reported record second-quarter and first-half year results, based on positive industry fundamentals, organic growth and ongoing collaboration with the WH Group and resulting in...
Pig Industry News from United States US Pork Exports Maintain Record Pace in June
US - Pork and beef exports remained strong in June, pushing export value for both products to a record first-half pace according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation...
Pig Industry News from European Union Common Agricultural Policy Should Protect Farmers from Russian Ban
EU - Following the announcement of Russia's ban on agriculture exports from the EU, the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Ciolos has stated that the Common Agricultural Policy...
Pig Industry News from Global OIE Discusses Disease Eradication for the Americas
GLOBAL - Disease eradication in the Americas and other issues were addressed by the Director of Animal Health in Panama. ...
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Inspections Prevent the Spread of ASF in Russia
RUSSIA - The Russian Federation is putting practices in place to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) which has devastating impacts in the production and sale of pork and its products. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Veternarian Mobile App Being Adopted Nationwide
US - Launched in June, the mobile Certificate for Veterinary Inspection (CVI) application to allow veterinary practitioners to submit animal health certificates from the field is growing rapidly and has...
Pig Industry News from Australia Australia Counts the Cost of Russian Food Import Ban
AUSTRALIA - The Government is currently assessing the likely impact of the Russian Federation ban on imports of certain agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs from Australia....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation More African Swine Fever in Russian Swine and Wild Boar
RUSSIA - Six new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in Russia in the Tula, Kaluzhskaya, Pskov and Moskow regions in both swine and wild boar between 27 July and 4 August....
Pig Industry News from Poland Further Outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Poland
POLAND - African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected in two domestic pigs and one wild boar in the Podlaskie area, in the far east of the country which boarders with Belarus. ...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Food Security Summit on Agricultural Solutions in Asia Pacific
GLOBAL - Government representatives, UN agencies, NGOs, development banks and private sector companies are gathering in October at the second annual AIDF Food Security Summit to discuss the imminent food...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down on Thursday
US - October lean hogs closed down $1.70 at $100.55 Thursday. ...
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network Activities Suspended
CANADA - The manager of the Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network is encouraging stakeholders within Canada's pork industry to express their support for a resumption of Canada's national swine health...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Save on Feed Without Reducing Pig Growth Rate
UK - Precision feeding pigs can reduce the amount of lysine needed by 25 per cent and reduce feed costs by more than eight per cent, without affecting growth....
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork Producers Concerned over Russian Ban on Food Imports
CANADA - The chair of Manitoba Pork is voicing concern over news that Russia has banned the import of Canadian pork and pork products for one year, writes Bruce Cochrane for Farmscape...
Pig Industry News from Ireland Advice Line from Irish Government for Farmers Hit by Russian Ban
IRELAND - Responding to a Russian announcement of trade sanctions against EU and other countries in the agri-food sector, Minister Simon Coveney said that the move is unwelcome but that it is not surprising...
Pig Industry News from European Union New Consumer App Promises to Cut Food Waste
EU - A new app called Foodloop aims to help consumers buy good food at the best price and also to reduce food waste....
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