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09 September 2021
Crop Industry News from Brazil DSM receives first full market authorizations for methane-reducing feed additive Bovaer® for sheep, goats in Brazil, Chile
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has received full regulatory approval from the Brazilian and Chilean authorities to commercialize...
28 July 2021
Crop Industry News from Global BovINE: Societal pact addresses sustainability of French livestock sector
In recent years, the livestock sector’s social license to operate has been challenged by concerns that its impact on the environment is too great. In France, an inter-professional group, Interbev,...
26 July 2021
Crop Industry News from Australia Taking a One Health approach to animal diseases
Australia’s herd of cattle livestock contribute over $12 billion to our economy per year. Sheep contribute over $6 billion....
21 April 2021
Crop Industry News from Australia World First Sheep Sustainability Framework Launched
Sheep Producers Australia and WoolProducers Australia have today released the world first Australian Sheep Sustainability Framework (SSF)....
14 January 2021
Crop Industry News from United States CoBank Quarterly: Probable Boost in Fiscal Spending Lifts Grain and Livestock Outlook
The coronavirus still dominates the economy and continues to impact rural industries, but with vaccines rolling out, the virus will slowly loosen its grip in 2021. ...
06 January 2021
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian export update – Japan and South Korea stand out
November was another challenging month for Australian red meat exports, with tight supply of livestock impacting exports, particularly beef and mutton....
01 January 2021
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Gene map to aid studies of key traits in sheep
Genetic code insights pave the way to more accurate research into traits of interest in sheep, such as health and resilience....
31 December 2020
Crop Industry News from Singapore A closer look at Singapore’s protein imports
On the 10 December, the UK signed a free trade agreement with Singapore which maintains UK access to that market after the UK leaves the EU....
23 December 2020
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian survey: 90%+ of producers to increase or maintain flock
Meat and Livestock Australia has published the October results of the MLA and AWI Wool and Sheepmeat Survey. The survey, which is run three times a year, had 1,678 participants across 2,495 different...
14 December 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Biden USDA Secretary choice will face little opposition in US Senate
President-Elect Joe Biden’s choice for US Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, will face limited to no opposition when the Senate eventually votes on him. Vilsack won unanimous approval the...
11 December 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Veterinarians give baby llama new life
A tiny baby llama born during the COVID-19 pandemic is looking forward to a bright future, thanks to emergency help from Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine....
27 November 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Grain Overload in Goats
It turns out that a really high-carb diet might be especially bad for your goats....
15 October 2020
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Sheep Feed Conversion Trials at Rothamsted
Recent individual Feed Conversion Trials with Exlana sheep at the Robert Orr Small Ruminant Facility at the Rothamsted Research North Wyke Farm Platform aim to identify genetics that will allow...
15 September 2020
Crop Industry News from Australia Positive signs for Australian lamb exports
It is remarkable to reflect on the myriad of circumstances that have faced Australia’s export industry over the past year. ...
05 September 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Grilling Season: Safe Meat Serving Temperatures
If you put in a lot of time trying to grill a piece of meat to perfection, it can be particularly disconcerting if you cut it open and find it still raw or undercooked. ...
31 August 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Avoid Heat Stress in Your Sheep and Goats
Make sure your sheep and goats have access to plenty of clean fresh water on hot, humid days. ...
27 August 2020
Crop Industry News from Rwanda Transforming Africa’s livestock sector is key to food security
Without sustainable growth of its livestock sector and, Africa is expected to import up to a fifth of meat and milk within the next 30 years, according to the Malabo Montpellier Panel....
13 August 2020
Crop Industry News from Global FAO: Global food markets brace for uncertainty in '20/'21 due to COVID-19
Food markets will face many more months of uncertainty due to COVID-19, but the agri-food sector is likely to show more resilience to the pandemic crisis than other sectors, according to a new...
10 August 2020
Crop Industry News from United States Prevent Parasites Through Grazing Management
Grazing management and genetic selection can help your flock minimize the impact of parasites....
04 August 2020
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Engineered Llama Antibodies Neutralize COVID-19 Virus
Antibodies taken from llamas have been shown to neutralise the SARS-CoV-2 virus in lab tests....
15 July 2020
Crop Industry News from Global New e-learning course: epidemiology for non-epidemiologists
The news is being flooded with perhaps unfamiliar epidemiological terms and concepts in coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic....
09 July 2020
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Climate change could wreck traditional sheep farming in Wales
After the hottest June on record, July 25 2019 was the hottest July day ever recorded in the UK, with temperatures reaching 38.1°C. ...
11 April 2020
Crop Industry News from United States American Sheep Industry Association Responds to COVID-19
US - Since the advent of this global pandemic, livestock markets have crashed, foodservice slowed to less than a trickle – which led to the sheep industry’s second largest packer declaring...
13 March 2020
Crop Industry News from New Zealand Coronavirus Update, Impact on Red Meat Sector
Demand for red meat in China has been affected as a result of movement restrictions designed to control the spread of the disease and people avoiding restaurants and crowded public places....
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian Market Down After Unplanned Off Week
The Australian wool market resumed this week after an unprecedented event forced the cancellation of sales in Week 35....
11 February 2020
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Addressing the UK’s rumen and liver fluke challenge
Researchers at the University of Liverpool want to combat the growing prevalence of rumen fluke and liver fluke in the UK....
02 September 2019
Crop Industry News from Global The Pirbright Institute Grants New License for FMD Vaccine
The Pirbright Institute and its research partners have granted MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US) an exclusive commercial licence for a new, effective and affordable vaccine...
29 November 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Better Data Better Management to Improve Competitiveness
ANALYSIS - Agriculture is at the start of a digital revolution and to advance it will need to embrace and understand the increasing amount of data that is being collected and is available, writes...
24 November 2016
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom The New Quick and Easy Reference to Identifying and Treating Sheep and Goat Diseases
UK - Authored by a veterinary specialist, Sheep and Goat Diseases: Veterinary Book for Farmers and Smallholders provides a comprehensive overview of diseases of veterinary importance, including...
23 November 2016
Crop Industry News from Global Farm Vigilance a Key Priority in Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - Measures which encourage the prudent use of antibiotics in the food chain are likely to be extremely useful in reducing the emergence and spread of resistance to these drugs in bacteria,...
 
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