Farming News Daily This is the RSS syndication feed for Water shortage for farmers The Rio Grande is a source of life up and down Texas-Mexico border. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Animal feed companies spreading disease Avian Influenza has emerged as a significant restraint to egg productivity and in some cases even jeopardises the survival of industries in nations with endemic AI. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 07 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 2 million chickens culled Mexican authorities from the central state of, Mexico have confirmed that bird flu has been detected in the Mexican chicken population, causing 18 farms to slaughter 2.1 million chickens that have been exposed to the bird flu. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Bird flu back Industrias Bachoco has announced that the Mexican Sanitary Authority SENASICA (Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Inocuidad y Calidad Alimentaria) confirmed the presence of avian influenza H7N3 at some of the Company's farms. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry and eggs Following the most recent outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Aguascalientes, questions have been raised over what effect the continued spread of the disease will have on egg and poultry prices. 5mpublishing Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 300,000 birds culled Two outbreaks of highly pathogenic bird flu virus have been reported on egg farms in Mexico, resulting in the culling of nearly 300,000 birds, a recent report to the OIE states. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT A look at nations largest meat company The more Industrias Bachoco (NYSE: IBA ) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Rise in banana prices Banana grower said that this is a good moment for both sales and prices. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 25 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT US and tomato's A cross-border tomato feud has gotten about as rotten as any food fight probably could. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT Livestock feed Latin American Animal Nutrition Industrial and Technological Expo will take place in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from October 23 to 26, 2012. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 02 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT Putting a price on bird flu Putting a price on bird flu Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Tariff free egg imports According to SE, the June 21, 2012, H7N3 subtype A avian influenza outbreak in the state of Jalisco has drastically reduced domestic egg production. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Vaccinating poultry The government of Mexico is launching the second phase of its avian flu campaign, with 90 million doses of AI vaccine headed to the Lost Altos region of Jalisco, in the west of Mexico. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 15 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Egg shortage It is the Great Mexican Egg Crisis, and it will not be over easy, though there will be puns, especially in the Mexican press, which is cracking a lot of jokes. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Egg tariff lifted Mexico has suspended tariffs on egg imports following the shortage and subsequent price increase of eggs due to the bird flu outbreak. bloomberg Sat, 01 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 80 million birds vaccinated A total of 80 million birds have been vaccinated against the AH7N3 avian flu virus in Mexico, where another 8 million birds have been destroyed, federal health officials said. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 26 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Egg quota for USA On August 14, 2012, the Secretariat of Economy (SE) announced in the Diario Oficial (Mexico’s Federal Register) two announcements establishing the import quota to import fresh eggs for human consumption and eggs for industrial purposes, under a tariff rate quota. 5mpublishing Sat, 25 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Bird flu problems Six further cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H7N3 have been reported to the OIE. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Danesco on Central America Danisco Animal Nutrition, a business segment of DuPont Industrial Biosciences, has strengthened its technical sales team in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean with the appointment of Aaron Lopez as technical sales manager. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Dealing with bird flu Under the auspices of the NAFTA Egg and Poultry Partnership (NEPP), the U.S. and Mexican poultry industries have a long history of dialogue and cooperation on issues of common concern, particularly animal health. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT HJ Baker & Bro animal feed HJ Baker & Bro have agreed with Vimifos, a leading Mexican animal nutrition company, to sell its Pro-Plus and Pro-Pak protein concentrate products to the poultry feed industry throughout Mexico. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Egg prices Egg prices throughout much of Mexico have skyrocketed over the past weeks as high pathogenic avian influenza has hit Mexico’s layer flock and raised concerns about egg and egg product availability. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 24 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Over a million birds culled with bird flu An outbreak of the H7N3 bird flu virus in western Mexico has infected about 2.5 million chickens and led authorities to destroy or dispose of almost a million birds. Wed, 18 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Bird flu back Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been found on three commercial poultry farms in the Mexican state of Jalisco, according to a report submitted to the OIE. Sat, 14 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Bird flu reported Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been found on three commercial poultry farms in the Mexican state of Jalisco, according to a report submitted to the OIE. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Pork and poultry Director of Beekeeping, Pork and Poultry of the State Secretariat of Agriculture and Fisheries Development (SFAyP) Gustavo Martín Quijano said on Saturday that the poultry farming sector is facing difficulties exporting goods to other countries because of an excess in permits and regulations required by Mexican authorities. 5mpublishing Mon, 04 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Hatching eggs Integrated poultry producer Nutripollo has commissioned Pas Reform Hatchery Technologies to renovate and expand its hatchery operations in Aguascalientes, Mexico. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 28 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Poultry production Broiler meat production for 2012 has been revised to 2.9 million metric tonnes, up slightly compared to the previous year. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 19 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farmers and water Melted snow providing water for irrigation had barely begun burbling down a bone-dry Rio Grande toward a thin 4-mile-wide strip of farmland straddling the U.S.-Mexico border when a war of words erupted. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 02 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Beef farming and the drought The drought, part of the same weather system that devastated Texas and nearby states last year, is Mexico’s worst in 70 years, according to Ignacio Rivera, the country’s undersecretary for rural development. Rivera predicted it will lower corn production for the current year to only 780 million bushels, compared to 830 million bushels in the 2010/11 calendar year. newsroom - Sun, 08 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Demand for cattle feed How drought will affect Mexico’s demand for feed grains is hard to assess, but the impact is likely to be felt for two to three years, according to Julio Hernandez, who directs market development programs in Mexico for the US Grains Council. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Dairy exports Shipments topped $1.17 billion last year, up 41 per cent from 2010 levels, according to trade data from the US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 29 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Cattle grazing To contribute to the restoration and conservation of rangelands in the states affected by drought, the federal government has allocated 562 million pesos to a strategic grazing project for 2012, which was launched to support producers and improve silvopastoral practices. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Pig farming seminar Fourth Feet First Seminar: Zooming in on a Mexican sow farm Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Live cattle for Turkey The third shipment of 4,409 cattle has been sent port of Tampico, Tamaulipas, Turkey, for slaughter or fattening, reported National Health Service, Food Safety and Food Quality (SENASICA). newsroom - Fri, 16 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Worse drought in 70 years According to USDA's International Egg and Poultry Review, on 19 January, the Secretariat of Economy (SE) issued a preliminary determination of its antidumping investigation on fresh, chilled, or frozen US chicken leg quarters exported to Mexico. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 11 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Drop in corn production Mexico is currently facing the worst drought on record in 70 years. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 04 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Animal feed conference The V Latin American Animal Nutrition Congress (CLANA) and the I Latin American Animal Nutrition Industrial and Technological Expo will take place in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from 23 to 26 October 2012. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 03 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Feeling with pig disease Mexico is the only country in the region that maintains a vaccine bank for emergencies, which is made available to any Central American nation that needs it. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT Still wary of US beef with so many recalls Mexico’s recent removal of a couple of U.S. beef variety meats from its list of banned products signaled progress in efforts by the United States to fully open that market. newsroom - Sun, 22 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT Canola for pig feed A combined Mexican/Canadian study investigated the effect of feeding solvent-extracted canola meal on growth performance and diet nutrient digestibility in weaned pigs. newsroom - Tue, 22 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT Farm risk management Mexico hosts the the Second International Forum: 'Risk Management in Agriculture and Livestock industries, Climate Change, Food Safety and Competitive Development'. Here, climate change's effects on agriculture, livestock and fisheries will be analysed as well as integrated systems to boost agriculture in order to make it sustainable and add value to these industries. newsroom - Wed, 26 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT International vets meeting Over 900 poultry veterinarians and scientists from some 50 countries recently attended the XVIIth Congress of the World Veterinary Poultry Association in Cancun, Mexico, where they enjoyed Mexican hospitality and were updated on the latest developments in the diagnosis, treatment and control of poultry diseases. newsroom - Sun, 25 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Drought hits farmers Prolonged drought in Mexico has boosted slaughter and live exports for 2011 as the livestock sector seeks to avoid additional animal losses. Reduced availability of feed, fodder and higher grain prices (domestic and international) continue to pressure the livestock sector; thus, precipitation during July and August, as well as government support, will be key factors driving the sector's output for the second half of 2011. newsroom - Wed, 07 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Poultry and eggs Mexico is to lift all retaliatory tariffs following the resolution of the Mexico-US cross-border dispute, according to the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) weekly report on the international developments in the poultry industry. newsroom - Mon, 15 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farming The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) hailed yesterday's announcement by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) that a formal agreement on a pilot cross-border trucking programme between Mexico and the United States has been signed. The agreement will reduce 50 per cent of the tariffs imposed by Mexico on US cheese exports. newsroom - Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT Brewers grain for cattle Over the past five years, Mexico’s imports of US distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) have grown from 360,000 metric tons in 2006 to just over1.6 million tons in 2010. With the support of Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) funding, the US Grains Council encouraged this upward trend by forming relationships with local end-users in Mexico. newsroom - Mon, 25 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT Diamond V Latin America Diamond V Latin America is pleased to announce the addition of Carlos Vega as Technical Development and Planning Manager. newsroom - Sat, 23 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT Drought problems Drought conditions in Mexico have increased the incentive for many producers to export cattle to the United States. The principal forage-producing states of Mexico are facing extreme drought conditions that could endanger animals, particularly if critical rainfall is not received in June and July—the rainy season for major cattle and forage-producing states in Mexico. Given feeder cattle demand in the United States, these lightweight cattle have largely been placed directly into feedlots during the past few months--atypically, as they normally would have grazed forage in the United States before being placed. Large portions of Texas and New Mexico, however, are also experiencing drought conditions. Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT The insanity of animal rights groups Animal rights grounds are criticizing the owners of a Century City Mexican restaurant for a promotion last week that involved painting a donkey pink and displaying the animal during a hot day. newsroom - Mon, 30 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT