Call for steps against duty-free European chicken

The South African Poultry Association has asked the International Trade Administration Commission to impose an agricultural safeguard on some European chicken products that can...

India to launch national agriculture e-market in April

In order to ensure greater market access for farmers, India will launch its e-market on 14 April 2016. The government has approved a scheme...

Large US dairies expand despite low milk prices

Large dairy farms, those with 1 000 cows or more, are increasing quickly in the US. Dairy farmers across the country are feeling the...

DTI launches export strategy

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) launched its Integrated National Export Strategy for (INES) 2030 with the theme ‘Export Promoting Industrialisation’ at a...

Brazilian poultry exports booming

Brazil’s poultry production is forecast to rise by 3% in 2016 to 13,5 million tons, beating last year’s record production level of 13,1 million...

Aussie meat firm buys hay bale for $30k

The chief executive of an Australian business, Western Meat Packers Group (WMPG) has potentially set a new world record for a bale of hay...

Bayer to focus on expansion of animal health business

Bayer South Africa (PTY) Ltd has discontinued the distribution and marketing of all Onderstepoort Biologicals Products (OBP) SOC (Ltd) products as the long-standing distribution...

France extends bluetongue virus restriction zone

France has increased restriction zones across large swathes of territory as the country struggles to contain the midge-borne disease bluetongue, which has swept through...

US invests in nanotechnology for food safety

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced plans to pump millions into researching ways that nanotechnology can be used to improve food...

Beef imports rise as China’s growth cools

China’s official beef imports surged by more than 50% last year as a government crackdown on grey market meat bolstered formal trade figures, according...
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