Farming News Daily http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk This is the RSS syndication feed for farmingnewsdaily.co.uk. Spanish exporters, focused on French market, showcased innovative technologies at SIMA 2015 France is the best client for Spanish exports of agricultural and livestock equipment, which rised up to 268 M€ in 2014. AGRAGEX, the Spanish exporters association, wants to focus great part of its efforts to promote the Spanish manufacturers in France, where they currently sell a wide range of products developed specifically for French requirements. They will also showcase great innovations for the international markets at SIMA 2015. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050315/spanish_exporters_focused_on_french_market_showcased_innovative_technologies_at_sima__.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT New market for pig semen opened up Following a visit by a group of Latvians to Spain, organised by the Latvian Pig Breeders Association, a commercial organisation placed a trial order for 100 doses of semen from a British genetics company. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/161214/new_market_for_pig_semen_opened_up.aspx BHR Communications Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Easyfresh Code of Conduct At Easyfresh we are committed to promoting socially responsible conduct. The history of our organization includes a long-standing commitment to comply with the law wherever we operate and to conduct all business activities with the highest ethical standards. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/121114/easyfresh_code_of_conduct_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT TOC event news - It’s not actually a crisis. It is just the new normal You can forget freight rate hikes; ‘sub-economic’ rates on the main trade lanes are here to stay, according to leading shipping lines meeting at the TOC Americas conference in Cartagena. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/161014/toc_event_news___its_not_actually_a_crisis_it_is_just_the_new_normal.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Sow’s influence on total herd feed conversion With feed accounting for the major cost of pig production — over 70 per cent in some countries — the relationship between feed usage and productivity was highlighted at an international conference in Segovia, Spain. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/180714/sows_influence_on_total_herd_feed_conversion.aspx BHR Communications Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT AGRAGEX News: Spanish agricultural and livestock equipment manufacturers AGRAGEX, to visit Holland, UK, Algeria, Zambia, South Africa, Chile, Bolivia, Belarus and Lithuania on its second quarter plan http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300414/agragex_news_spanish_agricultural_and_livestock_equipment_manufacturers.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT European Organic Farming Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Only the finest Olives are selected by hand and quickly pressed within hours of harvesting to retain the fresh, wholesome goodness of nature’s finest gift. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070913/european_organic_farming_organic_extra_virgin_olive_oil_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 07 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT Live pigs imported from the USA For the first time in over 15 years, live breeding pigs have been delivered to continental Europe from the United States. In May, PIC successfully imported a total 45 grandparent boars for delivery to PIC Spain’s Artificial Insemination Centre (CIA) in Galicia, Spain and to customer CIA’s throughout the country. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030713/live_pigs_imported_from_the_usa_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Pig breeding research Scientists working at a new biomedical research centre – Specific Pig- are working on a pig breeding programme to develop smaller pigs to reduce the costs of their animal testing programmes. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270613/pig_breeding_research_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Milk prices improve More good news has been announced for the Spanish Milk Package in the confirmation of two more producer organisations taking the national share of collectively sold and negotiated milk to a fifth of Spain’s milk output. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200613/milk_prices_improve_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Promoting milk A range of promotional activities will be held across the country this week as part of the Ministry of Agriculture’s ‘I like Milk’ scheme, a project to champion dairy products as a healthy food. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140613/promoting_milk_.aspx 5mpublishing Fri, 14 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Talking milk prices In March, Spain’s dairy farmers received 0.3 per cent more for their milk on average at a price of $0.338 litre than in February. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070613/talking_milk_prices_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Vaccinating sows When vaccinating against PCV2 (porcine circovirus type 2), should we be vaccinating sows, piglets or both? A recent study by Fraile and others (2012) from the CReSA group in Barcelona have come up with some interesting answers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270513/vaccinating_sows.aspx pigprogress.net Mon, 27 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farm subsidies Subsidy increases are available for sheep, goat and cattle farmers who operate geographically unique production methods to ensure product quality and originality. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/230513/farm_subsidies.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 23 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Demand for milk contracts Using impartial mediators to smooth over the conflict between producers and the rest of the industry could stop the ‘abuse’ of dairy farmers, say the UPA. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170513/spain___demand_for_milk_contracts.aspx 5mpublishing Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Vaccines for African swine fever Why is African Swine Fever worrying pig production? One – the disease continues to cause problems in Russia, two – there is no vaccine. Yet, that is. Spanish researchers recently found that protective T-cells may change this. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/080513/vaccines_for_african_swine_fever_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 08 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farmers demand changes Farmers are demanding mediators to negotiate milk contracts to bring an end to industry decline. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020513/dairy_farmers_demand_changes_.aspx 5mpublishing Thu, 02 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry and egg conference Hundreds of egg industry leaders have gathered in Madrid to discuss the latest issues affecting their industry - including how to benefit from European consumers’ declining consumption of red meat products. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160413/poultry_and_egg_conference_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 21 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT People are buying less milk This is according to Consumer Panel surveys carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture which found spending on milk fell by 0.5 per cent, closely followed by consumption dropping 0.4 per cent. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170413/people_are_buying_less_milk_.aspx 5mpublishing Sat, 20 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Mastitis and Udder matters With the release of the national milk sampling results or “Probemelkung” the Austrian government has said that, despite progress being made and many farmers being in the ‘green area’, monitoring still needs to be maintained. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170413/mastitis_and_udder_matters_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Talking eggs Delegates attending the IEC conference in Madrid heard from six exceptional speakers who told that “a combination of factors conspires to provide big opportunities for eggs”. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170413/spain___talking_eggs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Rail hits farmers Widespread heavy rainfall has plagued farmers with many producers unable to access fields and carry out crop work. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110413/rail_hits_farmers_.aspx 5mpublishing Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farming Policy changes are starting to take effect in the Spanish milk market as deliveries are up 2.89 per cent and farm gate prices up 1.81 per cent on December. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/290313/dairy_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 29 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT No interest in sow stalls Compassion in World Farming has investigated 'shocking' lapses in pig welfare reported on Spanish farms still using sow stalls despite their EU wide ban implemented in the New Year. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130313/no_interest_in_sow_stalls_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 16 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Sow stalls still order of the day Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) claim they've exposed Spanish farms still using sow stalls - despite an EU-wide partial ban on their use. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140313/sow_stalls_still_order_of_the_day.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT The sow stall ban Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) claim they've exposed Spanish farms still using sow stalls - despite an EU-wide partial ban on their use. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140313/the_sow_stall_ban_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Another load of old rubbish about pigs Researchers of the CReSA have demonstrated that two trimeric autotransporters of Haemophilus parasuis are surface-exposed proteins that are involved in resistance to phagocytosis. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130313/another_load_of_old_rubbish_about_pigs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 13 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Animal welfare Around the world the importance of science in elucidating and tackling animal welfare problems is increasingly recognised, but priorities, concerns and approaches vary between nations and cultures. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050313/animal_welfare.aspx 5mpublishing Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dairy associations Three dairy associations have amalgamated, pooling over 15 per cent of Spanish milk quota as part of national policy efforts to centralise producer bargaining power. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250213/dairy_associations_.aspx 5mpublishing Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers and subsidies Farmers demonstrated in Madrid on Thursday against an overhaul of the European Union's agricultural policy in which they fear losing hundreds of millions of euros in subsidies each year. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/150213/farmers_and_subsidies_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 23 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT The dairy industry An agreement has been signed between the ministry and major milk processing and delivery companies to promote an efficient and sustainable milk value chain as part of the ‘milk plan’, a government policy to safeguard Spanish dairy farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200213/the_dairy_industry_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Milk prices An agreement has been signed between the ministry and major milk processing and delivery companies to promote an efficient and sustainable milk value chain as part of the ‘milk plan’, a government policy to safeguard Spanish dairy farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/190213/milk_prices__0.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dairy reform Government reaction to farmer lobbying over the dairy crisis has resulted in positive steps being made to protect producers and sustain the industry although fears have arisen around short term security of supply. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110213/dairy_reform_.aspx 5mpublishing Sat, 16 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dairy contracts Balanaced, negotiated contracts between producer and dairy were made mandatory under the pan-european 'milk package' which was introduced in Spain weeks before the rest of Europe. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/120213/dairy_contracts_.aspx 5mpublishing Tue, 12 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT CAP payments The Cabinet has approved a Royal Decree amending Royal Decree 202/2012 on the implementation from 2012 of direct payments of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for 2013, with regard to various help schemes. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/220113/cap_payments_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Fewer dairy farms There are currently 22,000 dairy farms in Spain which has reduced from 55,000 twelve years ago, Miguel Blanco, Secretary General of the Coordinator of farmers’ and ranchers, told Spanish National Radio. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/180113/fewer_dairy_farms_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT More dairy subsidies The approval comes after the bill received Brussels approval after a Management Committee for Direct Payments meeting. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160113/more_dairy_subsidies_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Drop in farm incomes Figures released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and the Environment show that average farm income for 2012 has slumped to the same level as seen in 1992. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070113/drop_in_farm_incomes.aspx 5mpublishing Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Milk quota's The Minister reassured that the Spanish Government will continue to insist that quotas on sugar and milk are maintained despite the lack of effect quotas have in other member states and the quota phasing out scheme being on track abroad. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/281212/milk_quotas_.aspx 5mpublishing Fri, 28 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farming At the conference the Cordoba branches of the Young Farmers Association, the Coordinators of Livestock and Farmers Organisations and the Union of Small Ranchers and Farmers (USRF) were present. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/191212/dairy_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 25 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Pig farm problems Trichinellosis has struck in Benarraba, Gaucin, Spain. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/251212/pig_farm_problems_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 25 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Help for dairy farmers Following a Brussels meeting of the Direct Payments Management Committee, the Spanish government will allocate single payment entitlements from the national reserve to dairy farmers worth a total of 31 million euros in an additional single installment. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/241212/help_for_dairy_farmers_.aspx 5mpublishing Mon, 24 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farm problems Despite voices of protests in provincial Spain and questions from the socialist deputy Alejandro Alonso, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Miguel Arias Cañete was adamant that if the socialist government had achieved in eight years what the current executive has managed in one the dairy sector would be very different and vastly better. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/201212/dairy_farm_problems_.aspx 5mpublishing Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Subsidies for dairy farmers The government has announced that 31 million euros is now available in the agricultural budget after a second draft of the royal decree has an added clause introducing extra subsidy payments for dairy farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/131212/subsidies_for_dairy_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 15 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Winging over milk imports The UPA has criticized the Agriculture Minister Miguel Arias Canete, saying that he is not doing all he could to help Spanish ranchers and added that large companies in the dairy supply chain are orchestrating a campaign to damage the Spanish livestock sector. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/121212/winging_over_milk_imports_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farm problems The Union of Small Farmers and Ranchers, Galicia Young Farmers and the Galician Small Farmers Union have all said they will cooperate to ensure Galician milk processing is totally paralysed. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/031212/dairy_farm_problems_.aspx 5mpublishing Sun, 09 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Milk strike halted The strike arose from disharmony in the farming community over some of the lowest farmgate milk prices in Europe being offered by Spanish processors which stifled dairy farming causing farms to sell up. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/071212/milk_strike_halted_.aspx 5mpublishing Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Boost for dairy farmers The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Juan Camilo Restrepo Salazar has announced announced an additional $ 35 billion dollars to pesos financially strengthen the "Conpes Dairy" and support the dairy conversion and revenue of 350,000 Colombian families living in the dairy industry. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/061212/boost_for_dairy_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Drop in wheat imports Spain, Europe’s second-largest wheat buyer, cut imports of the grain by 38 percent in September from a year earlier, while increasing corn purchases. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/291112/drop_in_wheat_imports_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 02 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farming Industry representatives visited Romualdo Castro Pérez's dairy cattle farm on Thursday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/301112/dairy_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT