Farming News Daily This is the RSS syndication feed for JBS purchse the main tannery Brazil JBS becomes largest chicken producer; purchases main tannery in Uruguay Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT The dairy industry expanding Dairy sector growth is expected to reach 3 per cent for 2013, in line with bullish Conaprole figures and favourable production conditions. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 10 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farm irrigation The Uruguayan government recently welcomed a team of World Bank experts to tour the country as part of a program to promote irrigation investment. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT GM lambs which have a luminescence reaction Uruguay has a ‘flock’ of nine six-month ‘brilliant’ lambs which behave as any other sheep but are really genetically modified and are planned to help with medicine research. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Milk production slows After growth of seven per cent in 2012 and almost 17 per cent in 2011 milk production is expected to slow in growth, reports El Observador. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 27 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farm on the market Savills, together with Gateway to South America is pleased to offer for sale San Pedro Irrigated Dairy Farm, a 1042 hectare operational dairy unit in Western Uruguay. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 18 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT More farmers switch to soy Soybean area keeps expanding in Uruguay; rice planters turning to the oilseed Wed, 10 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT Uruguay expects to plant a record area of soybeans The soybean area and crop of the next harvest in Uruguay is expected to establish a new record with an additional 10% acreage, totalling over a million hectares boosted by excellent international prices and good weather prospects, according to reports from local grain and oilseed operators. Sat, 11 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Uruguay’s citrus industry hit by frosts Uruguay estimates that the citrus industry will experience losses of 35 million dollars because of the intense frosts. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Demand for beef in China On a recent spring evening, guests at a garden party hosted by Uruguayan meat and wine producers sighed with pleasure as chefs at a Beijing hotel grilled savory bites of beef strip loin, rib-eye steak, lamb shoulder and French-cut rack of lamb. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Lift in dairy exports At the assembly of the National Association of Milk Producers (ANPL), it was stated that the dairy sector is one of the most dynamic sectors, seeing growth of 19 per cent in 2011, which was reflected in exports. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 18 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Ban on EU cattle genetics Local producers will not be affected by the ban on imports of European genetics due to the outbreak of Schmallenberg. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Dairy exports on the rise Uruguayan dairy exports grew 42% in sales in January compared to same month of 2011, with foreign exchange earnings of US $ 54.1 million, according to the National Milk Institute (INALE). Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 07 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Inflation and currency problems Inflation, over-valued currency and threat to exports, Uruguay’s 2012 challenge Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT Beef exports drop 8% Uruguay 2011 beef exports dropped 8% in volume, lowest since 2004 Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT The world's best Hereford cattle at Breeders and Packers Uruguay Terry Johnson has built several beef processing plants in different continents so he is very aware of what's going on in this industry. He likes his companies to be at the forefront of new innovations in the industry and attributes his growth and profit to this. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 28 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT Uruguay - Booming dairy industry Booming regional dairy industry will meet in Uruguay to talk expansion plans Fri, 04 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT US$70 million ethanol plant Spanish corporation will construct 70ml bio-ethanol plant in Uruguay Mon, 31 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT The soy harvest Uruguay soy crop reached 1.5 million tons with average yield of 1.788 kilos Thu, 01 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT The NZ dairy fiasco Takeover target NZ Farming Systems Uruguay's expectations for the coming financial year have swung from loss to profit. nzherald Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT Uruguayan government divided over implementation of a new tax on farmland The Uruguayan government is trying to decide how to implement a controversial new tax on land holdings involving approximately 60 million dollars per annum and which has exposed deep differences in the ruling coalition, is rejected by farmers and feared by investors. newsroom - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT Boost to farm production Uganda, where protests against rising food and fuel prices erupted in April, will restructure its agriculture industry to boost output and fast-track construction of an oil refinery, President Yoweri Museveni said. Wed, 29 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT The great NZ white elephant Graeme Wong and John Roadley, the two remaining NZ Farming Systems Uruguay (NZS) independent directors, have thrown in the towel. nzherald Fri, 17 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT Record rice crop Record rice crop in Uruguay: 1.65 million tons but farmers concern with prices Uruguay harvested a record crop of rice this year totalling 1.65 million tons and marked the second highest area planted with the cereal, 195.000 hectares compared to the 200.000 of eleven years ago. Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT New grain terminal US processor building 180.000 tons storage grain terminal in Uruguay Fri, 10 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT 3 million ton rice surplus Mercosur has a surplus production of three million tons of rice Wed, 01 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT NZ farm giant improves earnings New Zealand Farming Systems Uruguay (NZFSU) reported better half year earnings than expected, due to improved milk production and prices. The company is now forecasting a stronger full year result despite posting a loss of $US6.77m ($NZ8.9m) for the six months to December 31, 2010. newsroom - Mon, 07 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT