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Thursday 11 April 2013

Malta

Drop in the pig herd

Last year, Malta's pig population went down 2.3 per cent compared to the year before, TimesofMalta.com reports.

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Sunday 01 July 2012

Malta

Pig farming problems

Declines in hog slaughter quotas were forcing distributors to resort to imported pork when supplying butchers, a Labour Party spokesman said.

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Wednesday 20 June 2012

Malta

EU farm payments

Malta is at loggerheads with Brussels over proposals to slash direct aid to farmers and warns that it will not support any changes to the EU budget if the European Commission does not consider its specific needs.

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Monday 16 April 2012

Malta

Egg problems

A quantity of eggs that was being packed for human consumption was destroyed by the Veterinary Directorate yesterday morning during a routine inspection.

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Friday 17 February 2012

Malta

Increase in cattle herd

Malta’s stock of cattle has gone up slightly, amounting to more than 15,000 animals last year, an increase of 0.8 per cent, or 120 heads, compared to a year earlier.

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Friday 29 April 2011

Malta

The pig industry

A switch of genetics and a new approach to health and management has revitalised pig production on the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta.

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Saturday 23 April 2011

Malta

Organic farming - some facts

Food and farming need re-thinking, according to Dennis Sciberras from the Organic Farming Unit within the Ministry for Rural Affairs.

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Malta

Training young farmers and butchers

There is little which tastes better on a summer evening than a hunk of crusty Maltese bread, dipped in a platter of extra-virgin olive oil, sprinkled with salt and pepper. And what could be better than Maltese produced extra-virgin olive oil?

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