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BIOMIN to launch Mycofix® 5.0 - the most complete mycotoxin risk management solution to date BIOMIN will unveil Mycofix® 5.0, a fully re-formulated, all-in-one mycotoxin risk management solution for livestock at the VIV Asia 2015 in Bangkok. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060315/biomin_to_launch_mycofix____the_most_complete_mycotoxin_risk_management_solution_to_date.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT CPF denounces slavery Regarding the allegations of slavery in some Thai fishing boats supplying fish for the production of fishmeal to the Thai seafood industry, Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF), a leading farmer of shrimp and producer of shrimp feed, has stated that it is against slavery and forced labor in any shape or form, and that, since two years ago, the company has been strongly pushing forward a Fisheries Improvement Plan both in the Gulf of Thailand and Andaman Seas, which specific aims to assist Thailand as a nation to solve labor problems throughout the Thai seafood supply chain. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160614/cpf_denounces_slavery.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT Poultry and eggs Egg prices are likely to stay relatively high until the end of June, but their pressure on overall inflation is marginal, says the Internal Trade Department. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140613/poultry_and_eggs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry and egg prices Chicken egg prices rose again in several parts of the country yesterday (27 May), with farmers and sellers blaming the increases on hot weather, rising demand and exports. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/310513/poultry_and_egg_prices_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 31 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Getting the most from pigs During the ABCA Technical Seminar organised in Bangkok on 12 March, ahead of the VIV Asia 2013, Paul Toplis of Primary Diets gave a presentation on advanced piglet nutrition. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100413/getting_the_most_from_pigs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 13 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT VIV Asia 2013 The globally operating cattle, meat, poultry meat and egg industry contributed to making VIV Asia 2013 an unparalleled success. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100413/viv_asia_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 13 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Massive pig farm being built Betagro Group is investing over 300 million baht in a new hog farm located in Lop Buri province in an effort to beef up its pork business. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/120413/massive_pig_farm_being_built.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Another misleading story to sell farm drugs To reduce Campylobacter prevalence on broiler skin, on-farm biosecurity measures need to be accompanied by controls at the slaughterhouse, according to new research from Thailand. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110413/another_misleading_story_to_sell_farm_drugs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Massive new pig complex Betagro, major Thai agricultural firm, has announced that it is investing millions in a new pig farm in Lop Buri province, Thailand. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110413/massive_new_pig_complex_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT If you believe Alltech all you need is more drugs pumped into livestock with their feed From problems with mycotoxins and coccidiosis, to opportunities with epigenetics and antibiotic-free programmes, Alltech plans to address a plate full of topics that affect the poultry industry all the way from the hatchery to the dining room at GLIMPSE 2020: the 29th Annual Alltech International Symposium in Lexington, Ky., USA, May 19-22. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270313/if_you_believe_alltech_all_you_need_is_more_drugs_pumped_into_livestock_with_their_feed_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Pork giant leading the way CPF moves ahead in the fight against global warming with more than 100 products receiving carbon footprint labels. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250313/pork_giant_leading_the_way.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Erich Erber awarded Asian Personality Award during the VIV Asia 2013 Erich Erber, chairman of the Executive Board of ERBER Group and founder of BIOMIN was awarded the Asian Personality Award at VIV Asia 2013 in recognition of his 30 years of contribution to the field of animal nutrition. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200313/erich_erber_awarded_asian_personality_award_during_the_viv_asia_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Pork investment in SE Asia Thai-based agribusiness giant Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is about to invest more in neighbouring countries Laos and Cambodia to set up feed mills and livestock farms. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210313/pork_investment_in_se_asia_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Rearing poultry A survey was performed on 482 households from 27 villages in seven sub-districts. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060213/rearing_poultry_.aspx worldpoultry Sat, 09 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Meat giant foriegn investment Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has set aside an investment budget of Bt15 billion for 2013 and targets total sales of Bt400 billion, up 14% from estimated total sales of Bt350 billion this year. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100113/meat_giant_foriegn_investment_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Rice exports Thailand lost its three-decades-old title as theworld's top rice exporter last year, falling behind India and Vietnam, industry sources said Friday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/090113/rice_exports_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 15th AAAP Animal Science Congress Dr Gene Jin from Meriden China will be presenting a paper at the 15th AAAP Animal Science Congress in Thailand, which is taking place from 26th - 30th November 2012. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/051212/th_aaap_animal_science_congress___.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 08 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Rice deal with China Rice deal with China http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/281112/_rice_deal_with_china_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT Rice farmers protest Rice farmers are threatening to step up protests against academics who they have blasted for opposing the government's rice pledging scheme. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/101012/rice_farmers_protest.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT Talking livestock Foundation of Southeast Asia's AEC encouraging for livestock standards http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210812/talking_livestock.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Crocodile farming No longer is it just the food, hotel or tourism industry that attracts foreign investors to Thailand. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300712/crocodile_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farming in Burma A group of farmers from Thailand are facing charges in Burma for allegedly growing rubber there illegally, Burma's state-run media report. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/230712/farming_in_burma_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Rice farming This year is the fourth anniversary since Thailand designated today, June 5, as National Rice and Farmers Day. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/280612/rice_farming.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 01 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT The rice harvest This year is the fourth anniversary since Thailand designated today, June 5, as National Rice and Farmers Day. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210612/the_rice_harvest_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Meat giant and poultry feed This year, Charoen Pokphand Indonesia (CP Indonesia) has targeted to produce as much as 3.5 million tonnes of poultry feed. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070612/meat_giant_and_poultry_feed_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 09 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT New man at Topigs Topigs has announced the appointment of Glen Illing as regional director of Asia Pacific. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/080512/new_man_at_topigs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 13 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Topigs has announced the appointment of Glen Illing Topigs has announced the appointment of Glen Illing as regional director of Asia Pacific. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/080512/topigs_has_announced_the_appointment_of_glen_illing_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 08 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT CP Foods and Cobb Cobb, one of the world leaders in poultry breeding, and CP Foods, of Thailand, have entered a new agreement to pursue research and development opportunities in the Asian region. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/230412/thailand___cp_foods_and_cobb_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 29 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Cobb officially opens new Asian office in Thailand The new Cobb office for the Asian region in Bangkok, Thailand, has been officially opened by the company’s president Jerry Moye. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170412/cobb_officially_opens_new_asian_office_in_thailand_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Pork giant expands As part of its goal to become the country's leading integrated pork supplier, Betagro Group plans to expand its processing operations, the latest of which is in Khon Kaen, while looking for other ways to generate value-added income from the domestic market as well as from exports. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160412/pork_giant_expands.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 16 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Banana farming problems More and more banana farmers are convinced that the Philippine banana industry may not survive the slow but devastating effect of Panama wilt plant disease in the next five to ten years. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070312/banana_farming_problems_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 07 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Poultry and egg prices On 1 February 2012, chicken layer producers voiced their concerns to the Minister of Commerce on plummeting egg prices. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070312/poultry_and_egg_prices.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 07 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT FMD control The conference will have a technical component and a pledging component. Experts will present an analysis of the global FMD situation, the socio-economic impact of the disease, the progress achieved with existing regional FMD control initiatives and ‘state of the art’ overviews regarding vaccines, diagnostic methods and current research. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160212/fmd_control_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 16 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT Floods ruin rice harvest A man paddles through a flooded road outside the Rojana Industrial Park in Ayutthaya, Thailand, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/101111/floods_ruin_rice_harvest.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 12 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT Rice prices RICE prices rose for a fifth day on Tuesday, the best run in more than seven weeks, on speculation the damage to crops in Thailand from floods will boost demand for US supplies. Soybeans and corn rose, while wheat was little changed. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/081111/rice_prices.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 08 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT Farmers suffering in floods Health authorities have stepped up measures to prevent an outbreak of infectious diseases after more than one million chickens died last weekend in closed poultry farms in Ayutthaya's flood-hit Bang Pa-in district. According to Bangkok Post, the authorities have been working closely with livestock officials to quickly dispose of chicken carcasses by using effective micro-organisms, Public Health Minister, Witthaya Buranasiri, said earlier this week. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/011111/thailand___farmers_suffering_in_floods_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 06 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT Rice farming problems Almost seven years ago, 42-year-old Napa Hosrithong of Suphan Buri province was one of many rice farmers under the Thaksin Shinawatra government's pledging scheme. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/141011/rice_farming_problems.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT Problems in the rice market Barely a month in power, and Thailand's new government is already facing criticism over some of its main policies. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270911/problems_in_the_rice_market.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 27 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Concerns New Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed the country’s ministry of commerce to quickly address the rising price of pork in Thailand. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160911/concerns_new_thai_prime_minister.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 16 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Poultry and eggs This is a weekly report by the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), looking at international developments concerning the poultry industry. This week's review looks at poultry industry expansion in Thailand. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160911/poultry_and_eggs.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 16 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Poultry diseases Agriculture officials in Thailand are to update the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on the state of Newcastle Disease in the country. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/120911/poultry_diseases.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Shortage of breeding pigs A shortage of female breeder pigs has resulted in a 25-30% drop in the amount of pork entering the market, reports the Thailand Swine Raisers Association, requesting the Commerce Ministry to help the pig raisers affected by a virus outbreak, increasing the number of female breeder pigs, instead of trying to control prices. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050911/shortage_of_breeding_pigs.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 11 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Poultry disease Thai agriculture officials are preparing updated information about Newcastle disease in Thai poultry for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), reports Bangkok Post. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/090911/poultry_disease.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Pig feed prices Pig breeders in Nakhon Ratchasima have voiced their complaints over the government's control on pork prices, against higher operating costs. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160811/pig_feed_prices.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 16 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Feathers to animal feed Poultry company, Betagro, is looking into using enyzmes to process feather meal into a feed ingredient. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050811/feathers_to_animal_feed.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 05 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT No maize shortage So the maize shortage is artificial after all? That appears to be the word from the Ministry of Agriculture now that they have invited the intelligence service to unravel the export of maize to Southern Sudan - and to make matters worse; duty free. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200711/no_maize_shortage.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 20 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT Problems in the pig herd After the Department of Livestock Development was notified, an investigation team was sent to the area and immediately launched disease control measures in order to contain the disease. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300611/problems_in_the_pig_herd_.aspx oie.com Thu, 30 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT Pork and poultry prices Mr Vejjajiva told the ministry that eggs can be reduced by at least 20 satang each and pork should also be cheaper, because the information showed the raw material costs for pork can be cut without any impact on farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/180611/pork_and_poultry_prices.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 18 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT Dealing with pig disease problems In early May 2011, top scientists and field practitioners came together in Bangkok, Thailand to present their latest findings on PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome) at the fifth Asian PRRSpective Symposium held by Boehringer Ingelheim. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270511/dealing_with_pig_disease_problems_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 27 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT Expanding poultry production GFPT Plc, a listed integrated poultry producer, plans to invest THB1 billion this year to set up new broiler and grandparent chicken farms to supply its joint-venture processing plant, according to Bangkok Post. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270511/expanding_poultry_production.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 27 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT