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StatementUS pork industry battling challenges
USA, Washington. The US pork industry faces numerous challenges both at home and abroad that, NPPC President David Herring testified before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
CanadaGovernment supports Ontario's chicken industry
CANADA, Guelph. The governments of Canada and Ontario invest in strengthening emergency response for the chicken industry in Ontario.
ZM Henryk KaniaSeeking funds to relaunch production
POLAND, Pszczyna. The Polish meat processor has announced it is seeking funds of between €5.9 mill. and €11.8 mill. with the aim of relaunchig production activities during its restructuring process.
ResearchNew Optibeef project for improved beef production
UNITED KINGDOM, Gloucestershire. Scientists and precision engineering companies aim to enhance returns for beef producers.
ResearchFraunhofer participating in EU project C-PlaNet
GERMANY, Freising. The intersector and multidisciplinary research project "Circular Plastics Network for Training" (C-PlaNeT) was approved in May 2019 within the framework of the H2020-MSCA-ITN-2019 Calls for European Joint Doctorates, with funding of almost € 4 mill.
AgricultureEU approves aid for beef producers
BELGIUM, Brussels. Irish beef producers will receive €50 million from the EU agriculture budget. The EU Member States agree to the aid measure.
FundingFeral swine eradication and control pilot program
USA, Washington. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is offering $75 mill. in funding for the eradication and control of feral swine through the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP).
MEAL-StudyWhat’s in the food?
GERMANY, Berlin. Federal Minister Klöckner has what is really in prepared food investigated - the world's most comprehensive study.
AIGene-edited chicken cells resist the AI virus
THE UNITED KINGDOM, The Bush. In newly released research, scientists from The Roslin Institute have prevented the avian influenza virus from replicating in lab-grown chicken cells, suggesting that it may one day be possible to produce chickens that are resistant to the disease.
ChangesEMVA appoints new Standards Manager
SPAIN, Barcelona. Werner Feith coordinates standardization activities of the association.
BrexitIFA meet EU Commission officials on € 100 mill. beef package
BELGIUM, Brussels. IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods and IFA Brussels Director Liam MacHale met with senior officials from Commissioner Hogan’s Cabinet in Brussels to discuss the details package announced.
ApplicationIncreased animal welfare generated through data
DENMARK, Copenhagen. Through an international cooperation, the Danish Technological Institute will exploit data to create increased animal welfare at all stages in pig production.
PoultryDutch businesses create poultry group
THE NETHERLANDS, Zeist. A consortium of poultry companies and knowledge institutes from the Netherlands has launched FoodTechIndonesia in an effort to strengthen the poultry sector in the Indonesian market.
OutbreakUSDA shifts emergency funds to virulent Newcastle disease
USA, California. Perdue is making available an additional $45 mill. to APHIS to address the ongoing virulent Newcastle disease (vND) outbreak.
CattleIFA prepares for beef crisis
IRELAND, Dublin. President Joe Healy said the IFA will hold an intensive lobby of all TDs and Senators on the beef crisis.
HealthAnimal welfare in the red meat industry
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. In the wake of the Aussie Farms online interactive map’s launch last week, it’s important to recognise the red meat industry’s commitment to maintaining high standards of animal welfare.
FarmersUSDA awards agricultural trade promotion program funding
USA, Washington. US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $200 mill. to 57 organizations through the Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP) to help US farmers and ranchers identify and access new export markets.
Livestock SectorUS shutdown restricts beef market visibility
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. The US government shutdown, now the longest in history, continues to affect over 800,000 federal workers, as President Trump refuses to back down on his request for funding to build the proposed Mexican border wall.
InnovationFunding for DNA traceability system
IRELAND, Dublin. An Taoiseach and Minister Humphreys announce over € 75 mill. for 27 groundbreaking projects under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund, which includes the company IdentiGEN, the first company to develop a successful DNA traceability system.