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  1. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Will Chinese maize support feature for a consecutive season?

    In the last twelve months, maize markets (Chicago - nearby) have undergone quite a change. From August Chicago maize futures (nearby) climbed 151% to briefly peak at the $7.70/bsl mark ($304.2/t) in May 2021. As we know Chinese purchases have supported the gains. But, if we look forward a couple...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    Global meat production to rise 13% by 2030

    Written by Iain Hoey from Farm Business Global meat production is projected to continue growing by 13% over the coming decade, according to the latest OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook to 2030. The overall increase is led by poultry production, which is set to rise by 17% by 2030, due to...
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    A Grave Threat To The World ( as well as N Korea)

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jul/16/englands-covid-unlocking-a-threat-to-the-world-experts-say?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
  4. Agriland RSS

    Public-private partnership required to help control African swine fever

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland A public-private partnership approach to help control the spread of African swine fever (ASF) has commenced, coinciding with a recent global event called ‘Stop ASF: Public and Private Partnering for Success’. This event, organised by the Food and...
  5. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    Heat stress in pigs: how much of an issue will it be this year?

    Although so far this year we’ve not seen much of the sun, heat stress can prove a problem even when the sun is not out. Whether it is bright and sunny or dull and wet, warmer temperatures and humidity levels can create stressful conditions for pigs, particularly larger animals such as finishers...
  6. Agriland RSS

    Consumption of animal protein to ‘level off’ in high-income countries – report

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Consumption of animal protein will “level off” in high-income countries over the next 10 years, according to a new report. The report – OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2021-2030 – is a collaborative effort of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and...
  7. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    Pig producers urged to check ventilation systems as temperatures rise

    With temperature and humidity levels creeping up it is crucial for pig producers to make sure ventilation is in good working order to prevent heat stress. “We’re now starting to see sustained higher temperatures, which means pigs will become susceptible to heat stress,” explains Mark McFarland...
  8. Farm Business RSS

    Global meat production is expected to expand in 2021

    Written by Iain Hoey The FAO has published its 2021 Food Outlook report this month, which has revealed that after two years of African Swine Fever-driven decline, global meat production is anticipated to expand in 2021, rising by 2.2% to 346 million tonnes. “This is driven primarily by China...
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    violent dog walker

    So what is the best way with these people. In the field earlier loading some insect netting, noticed a guy running spaniels 150 metres from path from one end of field to the other. I stopped tractor asked him to keep dogs under close control, extremely threating & violent. I'm in dry stone...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Cargill appoints new research coordinator

    Written by William Kellett Clare Gaukroger has joined Cargill’s pig team as research coordinator for the UK. Based in North Yorkshire, she is establishing trials and managing data collection, analysis and interpretation for a wide range of projects on the company’s two UK reference farms...
  11. Vader

    Destroying immunity...?

    Just an idle thought. A farmer i knew was going to go high health status on herd. Started with jonas testing. 1/4 of the herd came back with high results and recommended culling. He culled most, but few of his best he did not and kept them isolated on a different farm. Had then tested year...
  12. Agriland RSS

    UK pig industry posts further reductions in antibiotic use

    Written by William Kellett New figures show the amount of antibiotic prescribed to treat pigs on UK farms in 2020 fell by 5%, bringing the total reduction since 2015 to 62%. This was despite disease outbreaks and challenges from disruption to pig flow during the pandemic that meant pigs...
  13. Agriland RSS

    Rabobank: The factors driving ‘record prices’ in global beef market

    Written by Agriland Team Many key beef production and consumption areas around the globe are “currently experiencing high or record prices for beef or cattle”, according to the latest beef quarterly report from Rabobank. In its Beef Quarterly Q2 2021 report, published on Monday (May 31)...
  14. Johnnyboxer

    Australia Free Trade Deal?

    UK farmers sound alarm over Australia trade talks UK farmers sound alarm over Australia trade talks https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57157094 Could be trouble ahead
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    Indian covid variant

    Really hope the surge testing works, otherwise uk be back to square 1
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    Wild hog problems

    Young farmer from ohio aways wanted to go hog hunting but not spend a bunch of money. I was hoping I could find someone from down south that would let me come down for a couple days and hunt
  17. Farm Business RSS

    Projects taking on cattle and pig diseases receive €3.5 million backing

    Written by Iain Hoey Two projects coordinated by researchers at The Pirbright Institute designed to improve pig and cattle health have received a combined total of €3.5 million in funding. The research aims to tackle three important livestock viruses – bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV)...
  18. The Guardian RSS

    Budget’s $371m biosecurity boost will put ‘protective ring’ around agriculture, PM says

    Budget’s $371m biosecurity boost will put ‘protective ring’ around agriculture, PM says Written by Sarah Martin, chief political correspondent Measures to be announced on Tuesday come three years after Coalition’s failed attempt to introduce biosecurity levy on industry A $371m biosecurity...
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