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Thursday 05 March 2015

Brazil

Notice to Market - JBS

JBS announces that its subsidiary Pilgrim's Pride priced a US$500 million 5.75% Senior Notes Offering

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Tuesday 15 July 2014

Brazil

Nutritional appointment to Cobb World Technical Support Team

Vitor Hugo Brandalize has been appointed as nutritional specialist in the Cobb World Technical Support team.

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Thursday 15 May 2014

Brazil

Danisco Animal Nutrition Maximizes Producers’ Profitability

Danisco Animal Nutrition Maximizes Producers’ Profitability With Launch of Axtra® PHYand Optimize Feed™ Service at AveSui.

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Thursday 17 April 2014

Brazil

Agri-sector to feature strongly at Cool Logistics Americas conference

JBS, CNA, Brado Logistics and Tecon Salvador are the latest companies to throw their weight behind Latin America's premier perishable trade and logistics event in Brazil this May

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Wednesday 12 March 2014

Brazil

1st Cool Logistics Americas to take place in São Paulo this May

3rd event in Cool Logistics series launches in Brazil to focus on opportunities, risks and challenges for Central and South America perishables trade, logistics and transport.

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Brazil

New company created to develop reefer logistics in Brazil

Just four years ago, Wilson, Sons joined Easyfresh. Always supportive to the reefer logistics developments, Wilson, Sons team achieved to gain market share and respect within the Brazilian fresh produce industry , as in other known and long-established core activities of Wilson, Sons.

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Monday 06 January 2014

Brazil

Kiotechagil targets growth in Brazil and across South America following new office opening

Kiotechagil, the Anpario brand which supplies high performance natural feed additives with a focus on organic acids and biosecurity, is using the company’s new office in Sao Paulo as a platform to drive growth in Brazil and across South America.

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Saturday 06 July 2013

Brazil

Poultry research

Grouping day-old chicks by bodyweight did not reduce final weight variation in a study at Curitiba.

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Brazil

Salmonella and poultry

Lactobacillus inoculated into the embryo offered no protection against colonisation by Salmonella Enteritidis, according to a recently published study.

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Thursday 04 July 2013

Brazil

Feeding poultry

In feed contaminated with aflatoxin B1 (AFB1), the use of Saccharomyces cerevisiae is an alternative method to reduce the adverse effects of aflatoxicosis, according to researchers.

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Wednesday 03 July 2013

Brazil

Closing of the Itambé Alimentos S.A. Investment Operation

Vigor Alimentos S.A. (“Company”), one of the most traditional companies in the Brazilian dairy products industry, informs its shareholders and the market in general of the closing of the Itambé Alimentos S.A. investment operation (“Operation”) in the present date and under the terms and conditions set forth in the Material Fact dated February 22nd, 2013.

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Tuesday 02 July 2013

Brazil

Feeding poultry

A new study shows no significant impacts on final bodyweight or meat quality of broilers fed reduced nutrients between eight and 16 days of age if the restriction is done by limiting the volume of feed offered or the time it is available.

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Friday 28 June 2013

Brazil

Getting more from poultry chicks

Dietary inclusion of spray-dried plasma (SDP) may change the performance of broilers reared under challenge conditions, with a positive effect particularly in the first stages of life.

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Tuesday 25 June 2013

Brazil

Novus in Africa

Novus International has released its fifth annual sustainability report that provides detailed information and examples of how the company works hand-in-hand with its stakeholders and network of business partners to improve and advance their sustainability efforts.

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Wednesday 19 June 2013

Brazil

Brazil is the world’s top orange juice exporter

High production costs have orange growers in Brazil, the world's top orange juice exporter, bracing for a tough citrus season, despite last season's record harvest and high juice prices.

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Brazil

Farmers move out of oranges

Rising costs and low rewards have Brazil’s orange growers tearing their trees out.

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Friday 14 June 2013

Brazil

Farm fertilizer

Around two years ago, Brazil declared its intention to wean itself off of fertilizer imports by 2020.

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Thursday 13 June 2013

Brazil

Soy for China

China has authorized Monsanto's Intacta RR2 Pro soybeans (RR2), clearing the way for planting with the second-generation genetically engineered technology across Brazil in the upcoming 2013-14 season, Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said Monday.

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Wednesday 12 June 2013

Brazil

Brazil - The dairy industry is booming

Further proof of a five year dairy price high has been announced by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Applied Economics as shortages of dairy supplies have caused price volatility through May.

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Tuesday 11 June 2013

Brazil

More on the JBS - Mafrig deal

JBS SA (JBSS3), the world’s largest beef producer, plunged after announcing it will take on $2.7 billion in debt from Marfrig Alimentos SA (MRFG3) in exchange for meat-processing plants in Brazil. Marfrig shares surged.

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Brazil

Poultry and eggs

The Brazilian market now has daily price updates for eggs.

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Friday 07 June 2013

Brazil

Government help for grain farmers

Brazil's government Tuesday unveiled an 18% increase in farm credit available for the 2013-2014 harvest with the aim of raising the country's agricultural production to new record levels.

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Brazil

Grain exports and logistics

2013 is likely to be a very difficult year for agribusiness logistics in Brazil, according to a report from Rabobank.

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Brazil

Milk production

Bad weather and revelations over milk tampering have led to farmers receiving 0.9854 reals/litre, the highest gross milk value for five years.

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Monday 03 June 2013

Brazil

Farm machinery

Farm implement manufacturers are banking big on Brazil.

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Wednesday 29 May 2013

Brazil

Coffee leaf rust

We’re looking for an island nation. Its neighbors to the southwest are the Maldives.

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Brazil

Problems in the dairy sector

Transportation and inspection processes have been prioritised by the industry and the Ministry of Agriculture.

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Friday 24 May 2013

Brazil

Poultry research

At the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil, researchers looked at the effects of relative humidity and turning in incubators machines on the incubation yield and chick performance Study: Incubation’s impact on yield and chick performance

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Tuesday 21 May 2013

Brazil

Pork and poultry production

The production costs of broilers and pigs, according to data provided by Embrapa Swine and Poultry Concordia (SC), fell 4.12 per cent and 0.17 per cent respectively, in April.

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Monday 20 May 2013

Brazil

Indigenous farmers

Today, for several reasons, the indigenous question occupies a prominent place on the agenda of the Brazilian government, the Congress, the Justice and the lives of farmers in the country. The National Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock of Brazil (CNA) reports that, for the first time, the President of Brazil is taking charge and assuming the task of managing the different interests involved. And it does so in an unprecedented way, calling various organs of the government to broadly analyze the land problems, in all its aspects.

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Friday 17 May 2013

Brazil

Egg storage

Researchers in Brazil looked at the negative effects of fertile egg storage on the egg and the embryo and suggested hatchery management to minimise such problems.

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Brazil

Farming and the Amazon

Widespread agricultural expansion in Brazil destroys equally as much rainforest, negating any benefits for the region. In fact, researchers, publishing a paper in the journal Environmental Research Letters, have called the practice a “no-win situation.”

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Tuesday 14 May 2013

Brazil

Harsh words from desk jockeys in London

Brazil is at risk of scoring an economic own goal if it continues clearing Amazon forest for herding and soya production, according to a new study that has potential implications for global food security.

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Saturday 11 May 2013

Brazil

Avesui 2013 May 14-16 May

After a severe crisis, the swine and poultry industry is expected to resume growth this year. Expectation of specialists and producers will be one of the highlights of the industry's premier event, AveSui May 14-16 May, held in Florianópolis, Brazil.

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Monday 06 May 2013

Brazil

Government regulate the dairy industry

Producers of Minas cheese met with the Ministry of Agriculture last week to discuss legislation around the production of cheese made from unpasteurised milk.

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Friday 03 May 2013

Brazil

High risk Nigerian farm investment

Given the advanced technology in farming in Brazil, Nigeria has called for a close partnership with the country for the development of its agriculture.

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Tuesday 30 April 2013

Brazil

Coffee fungus concerns farmers

If you are enjoying a cup of Central American organic fair trade coffee, take a minute to savor it.

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Friday 26 April 2013

Brazil

Dairy product regulations

National food safety standards for the identification and quality of whey for national and international trade will be developed with the intention being that the industry and public shape the direction of the legislation.

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Brazil

Monsanto just love Brazilian farming

Monsanto beat expectations in its earnings report Wednesday.

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Sunday 21 April 2013

Brazil

Chicken and eggs

Research shows that incubation time impacts intestinal and organ development of broiler chicks.

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Tuesday 16 April 2013

Brazil

Funding for small and medium farmers

Brazil is to receive funding to provide small and medium farmers with grants to encourage the adoption of sustainable farming methods in states critical to Brazil’s biomass—three in the Amazon region (Mato Grosso, Pará and Rondônia) plus four in the Atlantic Forest region (Bahia, Minas Gerais, Paraná and Rio Grande do Sul).

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Thursday 11 April 2013

Brazil

Record profits at Monsanto

Monsanto beat expectations in its earnings report Wednesday.

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Tuesday 09 April 2013

Brazil

Pork Expo 2014

One of Brazil’s biggest events in the pig sector, the PorkExpo, is going back to its roots in its next edition in 2014.

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Saturday 06 April 2013

Brazil

Farmgate prices

Milk prices received by producers in February (January production) moved up 1.35 per cent comparing to the previous month, at 0.8219 real per liter (0.4163 dollar) – net price, according to data from Cepea.

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Sunday 31 March 2013

Brazil

ThePork cooperative Castrolands, in the heart of Brazil's Paraná state

The cooperative Castrolands, in the heart of Brazil's Paraná state, is rapidly professionalising its swine production.

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Saturday 23 March 2013

Brazil

Meat and farm exports

February meat exports have risen on 2012 figures with an overall increase of 29.3 per cent, a government report has revealed.

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Wednesday 13 March 2013

Brazil

BRF Brasil Foods making great money

The world’s largest poultry exporter, Brasil Foods, has reported earnings that beat analysts’ estimates because of cost cuts, higher prices and rising exports.

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Sunday 10 March 2013

Brazil

Dairy problems

Like they do every day just after the sun begins to rise, dairy farmers on horses or motorbikes arrive at the biggest dairy cooperative here to drop off the milk from their cows.

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Saturday 02 March 2013

Brazil

Corn and soy more popular than US product

Emand for corn and soybeans going into planting season is curbed, says Jerry Gulke. He explains what that means for prices.

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Monday 18 February 2013

Brazil

Bad year for apples

Very poor year for Argentine pears and apples exports last year; 2013 prospects improving.

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