Farming News Daily http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk This is the RSS syndication feed for farmingnewsdaily.co.uk. 3rd Global Conference of the 296 OIE Reference Centres, Incheon (Seoul), Korea (Rep. of) The third Global Conference of Reference Centres of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) was held in Incheon (Seoul), Korea (Rep. of) from 14 to 16 October 2014. More than 300 international experts of the OIE scientific network of expertise, representing the 296 OIE Reference Centres from all around the world, reaffirmed their commitment to constantly disseminate new relevant scientific information to the OIE, and support the scientific accuracy and robustness of OIE publications through contributions or peer reviews. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/171014/rd_global_conference_of_the__oie_reference_centres_incheon_seoul_korea_rep_of.aspx oie.int Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Compensation to beef farmers Hanwoo beef farmers will receive compensation for losses caused by the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement, marking the first time financial remunerations have been paid since introduced in the Korea-Chile agreement of 2004. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140613/compensation_to_beef_farmers_.aspx 5mpublishing Fri, 14 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Problems with US wheat South Korea has not detected genetically modified wheat in initial tests of imports of the grain and flour from Oregon, after news last week that a rogue strain of the crop had been discovered in the U.S. state spooked buyers globally. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060613/problems_with_us_wheat_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT New US beef and pork promotion SOUTH KOREA - USMEF-Korea is cooperating with local meat distributors in a cost-effective measure that repeatedly brings the message of quality US beef and pork directly to the more than 10 million people who live in Seoul: ads on delivery trucks. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/180413/new_us_beef_and_pork_promotion_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Plenty of jobs on the farm The most lucrative destination for Nepali migrant workers — is planning to hire 3,600 agriculture workers from Nepal in the year 2013, according to the Human Resource Department of South Korea’s website. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/220313/plenty_of_jobs_on_the_farm_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farming in Asia The story of the Asian Tigers (Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan) and how they were able to transform their economies into some of the most successful economies in the world is one of my favourite public policy stories. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/201212/farming_in_asia_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farm export The country shipped US$740 million worth of farm products in November, up 7.9 per cent from the same month last year, according to the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/191212/farm_export.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Buying cheap American beef Only four years ago, 100,000 South Koreans lined the streets of Seoul to protest the return of U.S. beef to Korea. Consumer confidence in American beef was at an all-time low. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/111212/buying_cheap_american_beef___.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 16 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Animal feed industry complicating everything South Korean scientists studied the effects of β-glucan and Bacillus subtilis on growth performance, blood profiles, relative organ weight and meat quality in broilers fed maize-soybean meal based diets. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/121112/animal_feed_industry_complicating_everything_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 17 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT Feeding pigs Korean researchers have published a study examining the effects of supplementing diet with exogenous enzymes on swine growth performance. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/091012/feeding_pigs__0.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT Concerns over bird flu Concerns over bird flu http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250912/_concerns_over_bird_flu.aspx oie.int Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farm investment in Pakistan South Korean investors on Monday showed interest for joint ventures in agriculture sector, as Pakistani mangoes have great demand in South Korean markets. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110912/farm_investment_in_pakistan_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 16 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farming gets a good rap 266 million people or 35 percent of workers in China are still employed in the primary sector – agriculture, forestry and fishery. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100812/farming_gets_a_good_rap_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Half a million birds die in heat wave A heat wave has killed more than 441,000 chickens and ducks across South Korea since July, an agriculture official said Monday (6 August). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/090812/half_a_million_birds_die_in_heat_wave_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 09 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Feeding pigs A combination of green tea and probiotics exerts positive effects on pig weight gain, meat composition, blood parameters and immunity in pigs. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/010812/feeding_pigs__0.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 45% jump in egg prices South Korea's imported egg prices jumped up by 45.6% despite a general downward trend of imported farm good prices over the last four months in June, Xinhua reports. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300712/_jump_in_egg_prices_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 30 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farming pigs During the last edition of IPVS, held in Jeju Island, South Korea, Spanish animal health company zoomed in on Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome (PRRS). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160712/farming_pigs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Bayer Animal Health hosts symposia The 22nd International Pig Veterinary Society Congress in Jeju, South Korea this year was teh site for two symposia hosted by Bayer Animal Health: its 4th International Bayer Pig symposium and a satellite symposium. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020712/bayer_animal_health_hosts_symposia_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 07 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Cargill opens new feed mill Cargill Agri Purina have started construction on a new, US$91 million project to build a livestock feed mill at Pyungtaek Dangjin Habour foreign investment zone in Korea. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040712/cargill_open_new_feed_mill_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 07 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Automated stock handling - Nedap Agri, the stock-herding processing automation company, has signed two contracts in South Korea, one to provide automation solutions for the national Agriculture Convergence Support Center (AITCSC). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040712/automated_stock_handling_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 04 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Vets on commission for selling farm drugs Practical ideas on controlling important respiratory diseases in pigs will feature at a special symposium for farm veterinarians - organised by animal health company Boehringer Ingelheim during the 2012 congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/150612/vets_on_commission_for_selling_farm_drugs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 15 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Animal vets conference MSD Animal Health’s commitment to developing, science-driven solutions for healthy livestock will be clearly evident at the 22nd International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) congress in Jeju, South Korea, 10-13 June. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130612/animal_vets_conference_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Poultry men get together Ceva Animal Health Asia Pacific held the first “Hatchery Vaccination Summit Asia - The Future is Today” on Jeju Island, South Korea from April 26th - 27th 2012. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/280512/poultry_men_get_together_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 28 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farming in Korea A year ago, South Korean executive Chung Man-gyoo spent weekdays driving his Hyundai Grandeur sedan through the jammed streets of Seoul to his suburban office. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/220512/farming_in_korea_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 22 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farm investment President Lee Myung-bak called on large food companies Thursday to use more of their profits to help move South Korea's farm sector forward through greater investment in agricultural research and development. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170512/farm_investment_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 20 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Rabies alert South Korea has issued a rabies alert after a dog tested positive for the potentially deadly disease, the country's farm ministry said on Saturday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300412/rabies_alert_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Pig conference in June The 22nd International Pig Veterinary Society Congress will be held in Jeju, South Korea, from 10-13 June. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240412/pig_conference_in_june_.aspx 5mpublishing Sun, 29 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Grain imports Korea's total 2011 imports of feed grains and substitutes, including feed wheat, tapioca and lupine seed, decreased 7.7 per cent compared to 2010. "The decline we're seeing in mixed feed consumption is a reflection of diminishing livestock numbers as a result of the foot-and-mouth outbreak earlier in the year," Mr Min explained. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/190312/grain_imports.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Weaning pigs A study conducted by Dankook University, South Korea, investigated the supplementation of chito-oligsaccharides (COS) on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, blood characteristics, and diarrhea incidence in weanling pigs. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070312/weaning_pigs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 07 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Australian dairy farming SOUTH Korean dairy farmer Park Jae Jun is on a fact-finding mission across Australia. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210212/australian_stle_dairy_farming.aspx farmonline.com.au Tue, 21 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT Looking at FMD South Korea's leading security service provider plans to expand its business operations to help control the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), industry sources said Tuesday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/080212/looking_at_fmd.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 08 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT US beef forced on South Korea A free trade agreement (FTA) between the US and South Korea was passed recently, but not before violent protests from opposition members of the South Korean National Assembly. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270112/korea___us_beef_forced_on_south_korea.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 04 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT Problems for beef farmers MLA reports that Hanwoo (local beef) cattle herd numbers were almost 1.5 million in 2004, but rose to just above three million head last year, along a steady decline in prices at the farm gate. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/260112/problems_for_beef_farmers.aspx MLA.com Thu, 26 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT Poultry seminar Korea Grand Parent Breeder and Arbor Acres co-hosted a successful technical seminar in October attended by 40 customers on the latest technical advice and continued improvement of parent stock management at the Westopia Golf and Resort in Boryeong, Korea. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160112/poultry_seminar.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 16 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT Guaranteed Australian and New Zealand beef by McDonald's Australian and New Zealand beef) and tops it with sweet and spicy bulgogi—thin strips of marinated and then barbequed beef— and lays it on a bed of fresh lettuce, melted cheese and a “mildly-spicy sauce” made from gochujang, a fermented red chili paste. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/071111/guaranteed_australian_and_new_zealand_beef_by_mcdonalds.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 19 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT Milk prices Dairy farmers and milk producers reached a long delayed agreement on a hike in the price of raw milk, a move feared to make milk products more expensive and add to inflationary pressure, reports YonhappNewsAgency. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/150911/milk_prices.aspx 5mpublishing Thu, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT The raw milk debate Yonhap reports that both sides failed to iron out their differences on Friday after holding three days of negotiations on price hikes of unpasteurized milk. That breakdown grinded the price talks that started on 21 June to a halt, raising concerns that the milk supply could be disrupted. They had a "cooling-off" period over the weekend and decided to restart the price talks, the sources said. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140911/the_raw_milk_debate.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 14 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT More chicken and less pork The recent outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease has been driving up prices of pork, and local consumers are now opting for other kinds of meat. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/260811/more_chicken_and_less_pork.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 26 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Antibiotics banned in pig feed On 1 July 2011, Korea completed a several year-long process of phasing out the use of antibiotics in commercial compound feed production until a veterinary oversight system can be put in place. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/220811/antibiotics_banned_in_pig_feed_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 22 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Foreign workers An estimated 710,000 foreign laborers work in manufacturing, construction, service, agriculture and livestock since the Employment Permit System came into effect in 2004 allowing foreigners to work in Korea. The system allows foreigners to live and work in Korea for up to five years, but then they must return to their home country. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170811/foreign_workers.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 20 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Banning farm antibiotics In 2003, the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forestry & Fisheries (MIFAFF) announced plans to begin phasing-out the routine use of antibiotics in commercial compound feed until a veterinary oversight system can be put in place. The main reason behind this decision is to cut back on misuse and limit antibiotic resistance in humans. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/190811/banning_farm_antibiotics.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 19 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Emotional help for farmers The Government has announced that it will widen compensation for farmers hit by the livestock disease epidemics by paying for counselling. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160811/emotional_help_for_farmers.aspx 5mpublishing Tue, 16 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Paying the price of FMD Even with the news that the worst of the livestock sector disease problems are now somewhat under control, the impact on both production and consumption is forecast to be significant, according to South Korea Agribusiness Report Q3 2011 from Business Monitor International (BMI). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/120811/paying_the_price_of_fmd.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT US poultry investment Harim Corp., a leading South Korean food company, is seeking to buy a US poultry business. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/120811/us_poultry_investment.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT FMD vaccines Farmers dealing with livestock such as pigs who do not have a Foot and Mouth Disease (vaccination) certificates for their animals will not be allowed to do business at livestock markets. The implementation of the new requirement has already taken place. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/260711/fmd_vaccine_0.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 26 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT FMD vaccines Farmers dealing with livestock such as pigs who do not have a Foot and Mouth Disease (vaccination) certificates for their animals will not be allowed to do business at livestock markets. The implementation of the new requirement has already taken place. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/260711/fmd_vaccines.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 26 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT Ban of antibiotics in animal feed South Korea in planning to impose a total ban on the mixing of antibiotics with animal feed effective from July, Yonhap news agency reported quoted the government as a source. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/220611/ban_of_antibiotics_in_animal_feed_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 26 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT Ban on farm antibiotics in feed South Korea plans to ban the mixing of antibiotics with animal feed from July in an effort to raise consumer trust in the safety of livestock products, Yonhap news agency reported quoting the government as saying Tuesday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/220611/ban_on_farm_antibiotics_in_feed.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 26 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT Australian dairy link In a first for the Australian dairy industry, two Korean dairy farmers will spend 14 days training on two Victorian dairy farms at the end of this year under an agreement recently signed between Dairy Australia and the Korean Dairy Committee. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/090611/australian_dairy_link_.aspx 5mpublishing Thu, 09 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT Tariff dropped on poultry imports South Korea’s Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MIFAFF) issued notice 2011-220 , which is effective May 11, for a tariff rate quota (TRQ) of 50,000 metric tons of chicken with a zero import duty, according to a May 12 USDA Foreign Agricultural Service GAIN Report. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050611/tariff_dropped_on_poultry_imports.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 05 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT