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Wednesday 12 June 2013

Uruguay

JBS purchse the main tannery

Brazil JBS becomes largest chicken producer; purchases main tannery in Uruguay

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Monday 10 June 2013

Uruguay

The dairy industry expanding

Dairy sector growth is expected to reach 3 per cent for 2013, in line with bullish Conaprole figures and favourable production conditions.

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Thursday 09 May 2013

Uruguay

Farm irrigation

The Uruguayan government recently welcomed a team of World Bank experts to tour the country as part of a program to promote irrigation investment.

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Friday 03 May 2013

Uruguay

GM lambs which have a luminescence reaction

Uruguay has a ‘flock’ of nine six-month ‘brilliant’ lambs which behave as any other sheep but are really genetically modified and are planned to help with medicine research.

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Sunday 27 January 2013

Uruguay

Milk production slows

After growth of seven per cent in 2012 and almost 17 per cent in 2011 milk production is expected to slow in growth, reports El Observador.

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Sunday 18 November 2012

Uruguay

Dairy farm on the market

Savills, together with Gateway to South America is pleased to offer for sale San Pedro Irrigated Dairy Farm, a 1042 hectare operational dairy unit in Western Uruguay.

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Wednesday 10 October 2012

Uruguay

More farmers switch to soy

Soybean area keeps expanding in Uruguay; rice planters turning to the oilseed

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Saturday 11 August 2012

Uruguay

Uruguay expects to plant a record area of soybeans

The soybean area and crop of the next harvest in Uruguay is expected to establish a new record with an additional 10% acreage, totalling over a million hectares boosted by excellent international prices and good weather prospects, according to reports from local grain and oilseed operators.

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Wednesday 08 August 2012

Uruguay

Uruguay’s citrus industry hit by frosts

Uruguay estimates that the citrus industry will experience losses of 35 million dollars because of the intense frosts.

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Thursday 28 June 2012

Uruguay

Demand for beef in China

On a recent spring evening, guests at a garden party hosted by Uruguayan meat and wine producers sighed with pleasure as chefs at a Beijing hotel grilled savory bites of beef strip loin, rib-eye steak, lamb shoulder and French-cut rack of lamb.

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Wednesday 18 April 2012

Uruguay

Lift in dairy exports

At the assembly of the National Association of Milk Producers (ANPL), it was stated that the dairy sector is one of the most dynamic sectors, seeing growth of 19 per cent in 2011, which was reflected in exports.

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Monday 09 April 2012

Uruguay

Ban on EU cattle genetics

Local producers will not be affected by the ban on imports of European genetics due to the outbreak of Schmallenberg.

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Wednesday 07 March 2012

Uruguay

Dairy exports on the rise

Uruguayan dairy exports grew 42% in sales in January compared to same month of 2011, with foreign exchange earnings of US $ 54.1 million, according to the National Milk Institute (INALE).

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Monday 27 February 2012

Uruguay

Inflation and currency problems

Inflation, over-valued currency and threat to exports, Uruguay’s 2012 challenge

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Friday 27 January 2012

Uruguay

Beef exports drop 8%

Uruguay 2011 beef exports dropped 8% in volume, lowest since 2004

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Monday 28 November 2011

Uruguay

The world's best Hereford cattle at Breeders and Packers Uruguay

Terry Johnson has built several beef processing plants in different continents so he is very aware of what's going on in this industry. He likes his companies to be at the forefront of new innovations in the industry and attributes his growth and profit to this.

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Friday 04 November 2011

Uruguay

Uruguay - Booming dairy industry

Booming regional dairy industry will meet in Uruguay to talk expansion plans

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Monday 31 October 2011

Uruguay

US$70 million ethanol plant

Spanish corporation will construct 70ml bio-ethanol plant in Uruguay

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Thursday 01 September 2011

Uruguay

The soy harvest

Uruguay soy crop reached 1.5 million tons with average yield of 1.788 kilos

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Tuesday 19 July 2011

Uruguay

The NZ dairy fiasco

Takeover target NZ Farming Systems Uruguay's expectations for the coming financial year have swung from loss to profit.

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Friday 01 July 2011

Uruguay

Uruguayan government divided over implementation of a new tax on farmland

The Uruguayan government is trying to decide how to implement a controversial new tax on land holdings involving approximately 60 million dollars per annum and which has exposed deep differences in the ruling coalition, is rejected by farmers and feared by investors.

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Wednesday 29 June 2011

Uruguay

Boost to farm production

Uganda, where protests against rising food and fuel prices erupted in April, will restructure its agriculture industry to boost output and fast-track construction of an oil refinery, President Yoweri Museveni said.

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Friday 17 June 2011

Uruguay

The great NZ white elephant

Graeme Wong and John Roadley, the two remaining NZ Farming Systems Uruguay (NZS) independent directors, have thrown in the towel.

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Thursday 16 June 2011

Uruguay

Record rice crop

Record rice crop in Uruguay: 1.65 million tons but farmers concern with prices Uruguay harvested a record crop of rice this year totalling 1.65 million tons and marked the second highest area planted with the cereal, 195.000 hectares compared to the 200.000 of eleven years ago.

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Friday 10 June 2011

Uruguay

New grain terminal

US processor building 180.000 tons storage grain terminal in Uruguay

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Wednesday 01 June 2011

Uruguay

3 million ton rice surplus

Mercosur has a surplus production of three million tons of rice

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Monday 07 March 2011

Uruguay

NZ farm giant improves earnings

New Zealand Farming Systems Uruguay (NZFSU) reported better half year earnings than expected, due to improved milk production and prices. The company is now forecasting a stronger full year result despite posting a loss of $US6.77m ($NZ8.9m) for the six months to December 31, 2010.

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