Farming News Daily This is the RSS syndication feed for Dairy import ban The government is preparing to impose tighter controls on whey imports as part of measures to support the dairy sector. 5mpublishing Sun, 07 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Help for the farm sector Over 300,000 jobs have been saved following a government decision to ensure the reactivation of the Price Stabilisation Fund. 5mpublishing Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT A look at farming Colombia is a nation of many different regions; a country diverse in its accents and cultures. The Andes follow one line across South America from Chile to Ecuador, but when they reach us they form what is called the “Colombian Massif” where the range is divided into three – the Eastern, Central and Western ranges. Between these mountains exist the great Interandean valleys. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 19 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT The dairy industry The Dairy National Council for Economic and Social Policies (CONPES) will direct funding at small and medium farmers to improve both product handling and production facilities. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 27 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dairy talk Comprehensive reform plans are in place to overhaul the entire Colombian dairy industry following an agreement between the Colombian government and the European Union that aims to develop dairy trading between Columbian and EU markets. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Restrictions on dairy imports Tariffs will be fixed at 6.6 per cent up to 993 tons and 20 per cent for quantities up to 1957. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 09 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Milk imports The Minister, Juan Camilo Restrepo Salazar, said the introduction of the clause was a reaction to exaggerated growth of milk powder imports from Mercosur which rose by 500 per cent, largely thanks to Argentinian productivity. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Another band aid solution Luis Alberto Pérez, head of the National Police’s Anti-Narcotics Force, said the goal is clear: to eradicate about 5,000 hectares (12,355 acres) of coca crops that are about 500 meters (1,640 feet) from the border with Ecuador by Oct. 15. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farmers and communications Agricultural and Environmental Corporation of the Americas, Corpoagro, awarded President and CEO of Globalmedia Telecommunications Juan Gonzalo Angel Restrepo and its television channel TvAgro for their work in building an atmosphere of growth and education of Colombian agriculture through the exercise of journalism. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 08 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT The dairy trade The Colombian Government, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the University of Antioquia are to join forces to improve the production and quality of milk in the dairy department backed by an investoment of 1.6 billion pesos. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 15 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Anthrax on pig farm Colombia has reported to the OIE an anthrax outbreak in the north of the country, in the La Guajira province in the town of Manaure on the Caribbean coast. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Buying brewers grain In four days, the Council delegation visited four different cities to meet with importers, feed millers and livestock producers to promote the potential benefits of using DDGS. Participants included Dr Phillip Smith, a poultry nutritionist with Tyson Food Inc., Gregorio Lanz, a swine nutritionist with Gowans Feed Consulting and Jose Artigas, director of business development for Poet Nutrition. newsroom - Wed, 05 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT People: Danisco appoints new Technical Sales Manager Veterinarian, Dr Guillermo Gaona-Ramírez, has recently joined the Danisco Animal Nutrition team as a Technical Sales Manager. He will be covering the South American countries of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru and reporting to Enrique Betancourt, Latin American Sales Director. newsroom - Wed, 13 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT Colombia looks to Asia after U.S. FTA withdrawal The Colombian Ministry of Trade has been forced to look seriously at the Asia-Pacific market after the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA) with the U.S. fell through recently, reported newsroom - Wed, 09 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT