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Sales of antibiotics for food animal production decline in the US

Sales of antibiotics for food animal production between 2015 and 2017 in the US, have declined by 30% (by weight) following annual...

Zimbabwe maize harvest could be worse than we anticipated

One of the challenging aspects when utilising agricultural production data for a number of countries from various sources is a possibility of...

#AgriMarkets: Rain in the US to dampen global maize supplies

When the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its preliminary estimates for the 2019/20 global grains and oilseeds production, the sentiment...

More than 2 700 US dairy farms closed in 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported that licensed dairy farm numbers in the country fell by 2 731 farms, a drop of 6,8%. The USDA says there are now only 37 468...

Global grains market developments and the implications for SA

This article was originally published on Bizcommunity. Click here to read the original article. The March 2019 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report by the United States...

Sugar tax likely to lead to job losses

This article was originally published on Bizcommunity. Click here to read the original article. The South African sugar industry has come under increased pressure...

US corn planting speeds up, still below average

The United States (US) corn planting pace is surging forward but remains below average. Meanwhile, soya bean seeding is ahead of its average pace. In...

Integration boosts consolidation in global poultry sectors

Contract farming and the rise of vertically integrated operations has led to some consolidation in the poultry meat sector over the past three decades...

Japan becomes biggest US beef export market

Japan has now become the leading export market for beef in the United Stated (US). According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA),...