Farming News Daily This is the RSS syndication feed for Animal Nutrition 2014, 21-23 October 2014, Le Plaza Hotel, Brussels, Belgium Danisco Animal Nutrition Discusses the Role of Probiotics in Animal Production Profitability and Sustainability newsroom - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Save the date and joint the debate - CELCAA to focus on consumer benefits at 2014 WTO Public Forum In keeping with the annual WTO Public Forum theme of ‘Why trade matters to everyone’, CELCAA, the European umbrella association for trade in agri-commodities, hosts a working session on 3rd October 2014 to debate the potential conflicts between trade facilitation, food safety standards and consumer protection policies with the ultimate goal of making food trade work for agri-food businesses and consumers alike. newsroom - Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA launches new partnership with Bekina at the 2014 CEJA General Assembly On 18 September 2014, CEJA announced a new partnership with Bekina at its General Assembly in Brussels, Belgium, attended by a number of leading young farmer representatives from across Europe. Bekina, as an innovative and future-oriented company, will work with CEJA in support of the shared cause of European young farmers. newsroom - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Belgium - Dairy Unit Unique in Europe Belgian milk producer Rudy Rotsaert, who farms at Klemskerke close to the West Flanders coast, is the first in Europe to install PipeFeeder concentrate dosing units in a Rapid Exit milking parlour. Rodney Magowan Press & PR Agency Fri, 02 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT CELCAA welcomes agreement amongst the EU Institutions on promotion policy CELCAA, the European umbrella representing the trade in various agricultural products, welcomes the political agreement reached amongst Commission, Council and Parliament, on the reform of the promotion policy. newsroom - Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT Free From Food Expo and Free From Food Ingredients 3 to 4 June 2014 Building on its overwhelming success in 2013, Europe's most important and dedicated event for the "free from" food industry takes place for the second year running newsroom - Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT CELCAA supports commission proposal on reform of promotion but calls for improvements CELCAA, the European umbrella representing the trade in various agricultural products, welcomed the proposed reform of the promotion policy put forward by the Commission end of 2013. The proposal goes into the right direction, especially when it comes to the overall budget of the promotion policy, the target to third countries experts and simplification procedures. newsroom - Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT CPF to expand its production base in Europe, with the latest technology CPF Europe SA (“CPF EU”), an indirect 99.99 percent holding subsidiary of Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC (CPF) or CPF, will acquire 80 percent stake in Tops Foods NV ("Tops Foods"), a company in the Kingdom of Belgium, in February. The investment value is 9 million euros (approximately 408 million baht). newsroom - Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT CEJA celebrates 55th Anniversary with launch of new logo CEJA, the European Council of Young Farmers, launched its new visual identity and revealed its new logo on the occasion of its 55th Anniversary year at a celebratory cocktail reception hosted by Chair of the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development, MEP Paolo De Castro on Monday evening (16 December) in the European Parliament. The logo was unveiled by CEJA President Matteo Bartolini accompanied by his team of Vice-Presidents at an event attended by a number of MEPs including MEP and Vice-Chair of the EPP Group, Mairead McGuinness, who spoke at the event. newsroom - Mon, 30 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT CELCAA welcomes the adoption by the European Council of the reform of the CAP CELCAA welcomes the adoption by the European Council of the reform of the CAP, paving the way for a more market-oriented, productive and efficient agriculture policy, strengthening the European agri-food sector as a whole newsroom - Sun, 22 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT CEJA Members Debate Family Farming and Implementation of the new CAP On 16 December 2013, CEJA, the European Council of Young Farmers, held a working group in Brussels on the subject of family farming and the implementation of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). newsroom - Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT CEJA welcomes the Council’s Adoption of CAP Reform Package Today CEJA, the European Council of Young Farmers, welcomes the adoption of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform package and the transitional regulation by the Agriculture and Fisheries Council. newsroom - Thu, 19 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT Benefits of animal health good governance presented by WHO and OIE at the European Parliament The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has been invited to the European Parliament in Brussels to present a photo exhibition from 25 to 28 November 2013 on the theme “Protecting human health through better animal health” and to organise several side events. newsroom - Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT CEJA underlines importance of generational renewal in EU farming population On 6 November 2013, the Animal Task Force held their annual seminar in Brussels on sustainable livestock production systems. The morning session focused on contributions from industry and featured CEJA Vice President Paola Del Castillo as the only farmer on the panel. As an organic beef producer from Southern Spain, Ms Del Castillo highlighted the importance of engaging with farmers on the discussion of future livestock production in Europe, particularly with young farmers. newsroom - Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT CELCAA calls for elimination of trade barriers impacting European Agricultural Commodities In light of the EU-Japan summit scheduled on 19th November 2013, CELCAA, the representative body for European Traders in agriculture commodities, calls on the European negotiators to support ambitious market access for agricultural commodities to Japan. Japan is the fourth main export market for European agricultural commodities and food products and a FTA could support the steady growth of domestic consumption of European agricultural products. CELCAA calls for the phasing-out of the non-trade-barriers, which has become one of the main barriers to trade to Japan, and for specific market access for agricultural products under TRQs, or elimination of tariffs on European products. newsroom - Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT Xtra treat for your country feet GIVE your feet an autumn treat and invest in a pair of the very affordable Agrilite Xtra comfort Wellington boots just launched by Bekina of Belgium. newsroom - Thu, 19 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT WELTEC BIOPOWER Accomplishes Market Entry in Belgium Biogas Plant to Generate Power and Heat for Textile Industry The Belgian investor and project developer NPG Energy has requested WELTEC BIOPOWER GmbH from Vechta, Germany, to set up a biogas plant. The investor will also serve as the operator of the 2.4-MW plant, which is to go live in spring 2014. newsroom - Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT CEJA Elects New Presidency at General Assembly 2013 On 27 June 2013, CEJA, the European Council of Young Farmers, elected its new Presidency for a two-year mandate at the 2013 General Assembly in Brussels, Belgium, which took place the day after the final deal on CAP reform was agreed, including a mandatory measure for young farmers in its first pillar. Matteo Bartolini, a young farmer from Italy, was elected as the new CEJA President with 84% of the vote. Alan Jagoe from Ireland, Matthias Daun from Germany, Laurent Poirier from France and Paola Del Castillo from Spain were elected as Vice-Presidents. Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Ciolos attended the meeting as guest of honour and addressed one hundred young farmers from across Europe. newsroom - Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Vaccinating poultry Coccidiosis in broiler flocks can be tackled by administering anti-coccidials. worldpoultry Sat, 15 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Last chance to make the CAP reform count for young farmers, warns CEJA President Joris Baecke On 28 May 2013, CEJA President Joris Baecke addressed all 27 EU Ministers for Agriculture, the European Commissioner Dacian Cioloş, and COMAGRI Chairman Paolo De Castro, on the subject of the CAP reform. As the last meeting of Ministers until the Agriculture Council of 24 June 2013 in Luxembourg – where the Irish Presidency is hoping to conclude a deal – this informal gathering in Dublin is likely to be crucial for identifying potential areas of compromise in this CAP reform. Mr Baecke seized this opportunity to urge Ministers to adopt a mandatory young farmer top-up of direct payments, arguing for the importance of a binding measure as against a voluntary one. newsroom - Wed, 29 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Vaccines and poultry From the time that poultry farmer Tom Serraerens bought his broiler farm in 2007 in Nevele, near the Belgian city of Ghent he knew that the situation in his three barns wasn’t perfect. worldpoultry Wed, 29 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry feeding equipment Belgian manufacturer of automatic feeding and drinking systems for the poultry and pig industry, Roxell, has strengthened its global footprint with the integration of Agile Mfg., located in Anderson, Missouri, USA. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 31 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Belgium the horse meat crisis The ongoing horsemeat crisis will be the main topic of discussion at a Council of EU Agriculture Ministers in Brussels today. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 02 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Plenty of rhetoric over salmonella but no action An article published by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University in Belgium, titled ‘Salmonella control in live pigs and at slaughter’ looked at the most important control measures in the primary phase of pig production as well as during transport, lairage and along the slaughter line. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Hatching poultry The following abstract is taken from Poultry Science, affiliated authors include C. E. B. Romanini, V. Exadaktylos, Q. Tong†, I. McGonnel†, T. G. M. Demmers†, H. Bergoug‡, N. Eterradossi‡, N. Roulston§, P. Garain, C. Bahr and D. Berckmans. worldpoultry Wed, 20 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry talk A prototype system for automatic dermatitis assessment needs to be improved on several points if it is to replace expert assessment of footpad dermatitis although there was good agreement between the two systems in average flock score. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Feeding pigs Feedlogic Corporation, a leading supplier of intelligent solutions for livestock production, has launched MyFarm, a new Internet-based open platform for collecting and managing data from livestock production sites and feed mills. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT CEJA’s FUTURE FOOD FARMERS Campaign is Runner-Up for ‘Best Communication to Stakeholders’ Prize at CEJA’s Future Food Farmers campaign was a finalist in the category ‘Communication to Stakeholders’ in DG AGRI’s CAP@50 Communications Award, coming second to the ADEPT Foundation from Romania. The 12 finalists, separated into four categories, were selected from a total of 118 projects from 21 Member States, with Future Food Farmers the only project that was EU-wide. The winners were chosen by an audience of over 150 journalists and communications experts after a three-minute pitch by the presenters at the networking event “CAP@50” hosted by the European Commission in Brussels on 10 December 2012. newsroom - Sun, 16 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Antbiotics must be banned in animal feed completely Innovad, the Belgian based innovative feed additives producer has launched in November 2012 at Eurotier their latest Intestinal health management program branded Lumance. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Animal feed companies still pushing drugs Innovad a Belgian based innovative feed additives producer, during Eurotier 2012 launched their latest Intestinal health management programme branded Lumance. worldpoultry Wed, 12 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Feed merchants complicate things to warrant high prices Molecular technology will play a vital role in safeguarding the health and productivity of food animals in the future. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Milk prices Thousands of dairy farmers protested over low prices yesterday, choking traffic into Brussels with hundreds of tractors and spraying EU headquarters and police with milk. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT State of the art incubators Emka new standard of incubators has been redesigned to incorporate customer ideas and features. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT EuroHalal Market 2012 it is time to register ! For more information please visit website: newsroom - Sat, 01 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT CEJA tells German Bundestag CEJA tells German Bundestag: “if this CAP reform is missed, the future of EU agriculture will be at serious risk” newsroom - Sun, 25 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT The Biggest Kitchen on Earth a brand-new social platform - offering an even newer concept - aims at hobby cooks of homemade meals. The first site of its kind. newsroom - Sun, 11 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT Antwerp, your preferred port for perishables 24 - 26 September 2012 The Port of Antwerp has the privilege to host and sponsor the Cool Logistics Global Conference for the second time. We hope you take the opportunity to meet us there. newsroom - Wed, 19 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Maersk Line CEO to address future of global refrigerated trade at Cool Logistics conference Søren Skou, CEO of container shipping giant Maersk Line, has been announced as keynote speaker at the 4th Cool Logistics Global conference, taking place 24-26 September in Antwerp, Belgium. newsroom - Tue, 11 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT The end of battery hens Almost all of Belgium’s egg producers have switched to enriched cages, some three weeks after the official deadline for the change over, Belgian newspaper De Standaard reports. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farmers and sow crates Older-age pig farmers in Belgium would prefer to stop rather than comply with the new EU rules enforcing the ban on sow gestation crates, the Belgian daily newspaper De Standaard reports. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 26 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Converting to group housing Many older farmers will quit pigs rather than meet the prohibitive cost of complying with Europe's January 2013 partial stalls ban, according to Erik Mijten, a board member of the Flemish farmers union. pig world Sat, 25 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farmers protest Hundreds of members of the umbrella group of European dairy farmers' organisations, the European Milk Board (EMB), went to Brussels to voice a determined protest against the mismanagement of the European dairy market. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 28 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Neovia appoints Ojoka as distributor Neovia feed additives specialist has appointed Ojoka CSA as its distributor in Belgium, as of July 1st, 2012. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 28 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT No more battery eggs Belgium’s Federal Animal Welfare Authority has informed the Farmer’s Association that the transition period for switching from battery cages to enriched cages and alternative systems will end the 31st of July. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 28 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT No more caged hens Belgium’s Federal Animal Welfare Authority has informed the Farmer’s Association that the transition period for switching from battery cages to enriched cages and alternative systems will end the 31st of July. worldpoultry Tue, 24 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Feeding pigs A Belgian study on the effect of feed processing on growth performance and gastric mucosa integrity in pigs from weaning until slaughter, concluded that improved feed efficiency came with a negative impact on gastric mucosa integrity, with a higher incidence of Haemophilus suis colonisation. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Brucellosis in wild pigs Belgian researchers have published a survey on brucellosis in wild boar populations in Belgium, concluding that brucellosis is widespread and increasing. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 15 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Danisco Wins European Patent Office Appeal as Board Revokes Novozymes Animal Feed Patent In a ruling favoring Danisco, on June 29, the Technical Board of Appeal at the European Patent Office (EPO) revoked Novozymes’ animal feed enzyme patent, European Patent 1,804,592 (EP '592), in its entirety throughout Europe. newsroom - Sun, 15 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Cool Logistics Global 2012, 4th Global Conference Growing global trade in food and flowers is creating valuable new business opportunities for perishable producers, suppliers and retailers worldwide, and for the international cold chain logistics and transport industry. newsroom - Fri, 22 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Taking care of piglets Nuscience organised their first ‘Piglet feed deluxe event’ on Thursday May 10, close to Bruges, Belgium. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT