Farming News Daily http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk This is the RSS syndication feed for farmingnewsdaily.co.uk. Fortune Taiwan Seminar Promotes Ross and Local Industry Ross distributor, Fortune Taiwan sponsored a highly successful two-day seminar in Taipei to promote the Ross brand through education and information exchange, while emphasizing the superior Ross breeder and broiler performance in the domestic market. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/051013/fortune_taiwan_seminar_promotes_ross_and_local_industry.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 05 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT More grain from the USA Kimberly Karst, USGC director of global programs, traveled to the country as part of the Council's "Year of Trade Servicing," to meet with long-time partners and colleagues in the feed and livestock industry. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130513/more_grain_from_the_usa.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Help for farmers in the Solomon Islands Taiwan has pledged to introduce new crop varieties and seed production to Solomon Islands. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030513/help_for_farmers_in_the_solomon_islands_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT US beef not really wanted here Taiwan invites public comment on pork ractopamine issue http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240812/us_beef_not_really_wanted_here_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Plenty of rice for export The door to both the mainland Chinese and Japanese market have been cracked open recently for Taiwan's rice farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100812/plenty_of_rice_for_export_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Eggs for the EU A poultry farm in Taiwan is reported to have invested more than NT$1 billion (€26.8 million) in meeting EU egg production regulations, voluntarily. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170712/eggs_for_the_eu_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT We want US pork but not their drugs The Taiwanese opposition is not impressed by the Codex Alimentarius commission’s decision to adopt an acceptable daily intake and maximum residue levels for pork and beef. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170712/we_want_us_pork_but_not_their_drugs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Rain hits farmers big time The agricultural damage caused by the recent torrential rains had reached NT$976.63 million (US$32.56 million) as of Monday morning, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said its latest update. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100712/rain_hits_farmers_big_time_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 15 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT 70,000 chickens lost Heavy rain around Taiwan in June has caused agricultural losses totalling NT$548 million (US$18.34 million/€14.46 million), according to the latest statistics released by the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/090712/_chickens_lost_.aspx worldpoultry Mon, 09 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Heavy rain hits farmers Heavy rain around Taiwan in June has caused agricultural losses totaling NT$548 million (US$18.34 million) as of Monday, according to the latest statistics released by the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040712/heavy_rain_hits_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 07 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Heavy rain kills 700 pigs Heavy rain around Taiwan in June has caused agricultural losses totaling NT$548 million (US$18.34 million/€14.46 million) as of Monday, according to the latest statistics released by the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060712/heavy_rain_kills__pigs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 06 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Pig farm problems Taiwanese pig farmers claim it is unfair that they are being fined for exceeding their quota of pigs while the government is buying up surplus grains at favourable prices. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130612/pig_farm_problems_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 17 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Chicken farm problems More than 3,000 chickens have died at a farm near Yunlin since Monday, but the county’s agricultural department said the birds had not entered the market and there was no need for alarm. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/280512/chicken_farm_problems_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 28 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Trouble in the pork industry Despite assurances of support from the government, the country's pig farmers, worrying that pork prices might remain low until mid-2013, yesterday expressed their belief that about half of them may go bankrupt within seven months. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/090412/trouble_in_the_pork_industry_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Changes in farming For 26-year-old Japanese Shinnichi Kawasumi, transplanting rice seedlings in a rice paddy in northeastern Taiwan was a unique experience because it brought back childhood memories. “Somehow I had this nostalgic feeling of my hometown of Nagoya, where my grandparents live,” he said after an exhausting day of farming in Nanao Township, one of the sites designated by the Tourism Bureau for a long-term project offering in-depth travel experiences to foreign tourists. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020412/changes_in_farming.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 08 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Clean meat is required According to Focus Taiwan, a food safety crisis task force working under the Executive Yuan decided to expand the tests, and central and local health authorities will be testing 500 beef, 400 pork, and 100 geese samples, and will include products sold at malls, supermarkets, traditional markets and restaurants. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040412/clean_meat_is_required.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 04 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT New rules for pig farmers The Council of Agriculture (COA) said Tuesday that all hog farms in Taiwan will soon be required to guarantee that they have not used leanness enhancers in raising their pigs as part of a self-management program to ensure meat safety. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/290312/new_rules_for_pig_farmers.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 31 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT New rules for pig farmers All hog farmers in Taiwan are required to sign guarantees that their pigs have not been fed any leanness enhancers, prior to selling them, as part of a self-management program to ensure meat safety, the Council of Agriculture said (COA) yesterday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/290312/new_rules_for_pig_farmer_0.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 29 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Bird flu back About 58,000 chickens were culled in Taiwan after local agricultural authorities found chickens in two farms tested positive for H5N2, a strain of avian flu that poses no risk to humans, local media reported on Saturday, 3 March. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200312/bird_flu_back.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Concern over US farm drug dependence A study conducted 2010-2011 by ananimal research institute in Taiwan found that pigs fed acontroversial leanness-promoting drug suffered from side effects, including mobility difficulties, an agricultural official said Friday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050312/concern_over_us_farm_drug_dependence.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 11 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Toilets for pigs Pig toilets are a big discussion in Taiwan with pollution a main concern. The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has currently stated that it would subsidise pig farms in seven cities and counties, on the condition that they agree to install pig toilets. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160112/toilets_for_pigs_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 16 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farm delegation visit USA A Taiwanese delegation will depart for the United States next Monday to purchase U.S. agricultural products, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/121011/farm_delegation_visit_usa.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 15 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT FMD scare Animal health authorities in Taiwan have reported the detection of the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) virus in two swine populations in the country. The pigs were clinically healthy though. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/120911/fmd_scare.aspx oie.com Sun, 18 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Pumping drugs into pigs The Council of Agriculture (COA) said Wednesday that it now believes the number of pigs that were fed with a banned leanness-enhancing drug is much higher than they originally thought. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/310811/pumping_drugs_into_pigs.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 31 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Bacon ban at Burger King Fast food chain Burger King announced Tuesday that it has suspended Taiwanese sales of bacon-related products amid fears that the bacon contains residue of banned drugs. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050711/bacon_ban_at_burger_king.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 10 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT Organic farming Organic food suppliers said Wednesday that the recent plasticizer scandal has brought more customers into their stores and has boosted sales. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/290611/organic_farming_0.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 29 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT FMD in pigs As stated by the Council of Agriculture, nearly 1,000 pigs were spotted with blisters in their mouth at the County’s meat market on Tuesday. This is probably known as a symptom of foot-and-mouth disease. Therefore to put a control, all these pigs have been culled in the offshore county of Penghu. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110411/fmd_in_pigs.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 17 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT FMD on pig farm Taipei - Foot-and-mouth disease has broken out on a Taiwan hog farm, 14 years after an epidemic hit the island and shattered its pork exports, the Council of Agriculture said Wednesday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100411/fmd_on_pig_farm_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 10 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT Bird flu problems Taipei, March 22 (CNA) An outbreak of low-pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza is unfolding at a chicken farm in Sikou township in southern Taiwan's Chiayi County, a local animal disease control official said Tuesday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070411/bird_flu_problems_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 07 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT More bird flu The veterinary authority sent an Immediate Notification dated 21 March to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070411/more_bird_flu_.aspx oie.com Thu, 07 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT Pig farming problems The government has launched an investigation to trace the hog farm that used a banned drug to enhance leanness of livestock after a pork stand in New Taipei city was found selling meat containing residue of the drug, the Department of Health (DOH) said Wednesday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250311/pig_farming_problems_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 26 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT BSE (Mad Cow) false alarm Health officials denied a media report Wednesday that a local civil servant had been infected with the human variant of mad cow disease after eating U.S. beef. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020211/bse_mad_cow_false_alarm.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT US beef removed from supermarket shelves The authorities in Taiwan recently detected small amounts of residue from a banned muscle-growth drug in beef imported from the United States. The discovery raised public concerns on the island despite the U.S. not restricting the use of the drug, commercially known as Paylean. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040211/taiwan___us_beef_removed_from_supermarket_shelves.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 07 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT