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06 April 2020
View news from Uruguay Uruguay union halts production at Minerva and Marfrig plants
A labour union in Uruguay has stopped the slaughter of cattle in the Montevideo area until 8 April as part of negotiations over salaries and measures to protect workers from the ongoing pandemic....
11 September 2019
View news from Uruguay Uruguay to Export Dairy Products to China
URUGUAY - Uruguay will export 4,000 tons of dairy products to China under a trade agreement signed here, which was announced yesterday by the Foreign Ministry....
20 January 2014
View news from Uruguay Uruguay Dairy Earnings Shoot up 13 per cent
URUGUAY – Dairy exports shot up 13 per cent in 2013 in terms of value, despite shipping less produce....
18 October 2013
View news from Uruguay Tariffs Too High Says Conaprole Boss
URUGUAY – The inequality in Chinese dairy tariffs has been reassessed by a Uruguayan milk processor which has ordered change so trade can be maintained....
06 June 2013
View news from Uruguay Bullish Outlook For Uruguay Milk
URUGUAY – Dairy sector growth is expected to reach 3 per cent for 2013, in line with bullish Conaprole figures and favourable production conditions. ...
21 January 2013
View news from Uruguay Farmers Benefit as Electronic Tag Success Strengthens Sector
URUGUAY – Electronic tagging systems have radically improved cattle traceability which has been vital for the national pride of a country that has 11 million head of beef cattle and is one of the world’s major beef exporters. ...
16 January 2013
View news from Uruguay Milk Production Forecast to Slow
URUGUAY – The growth of milk production is predicted to slow to three per cent for 2013 and potentially stagnate, according to government forecasts by the Office of the Agricultural Policy Programme (OPYPA). ...
06 November 2012
View news from Uruguay 1042 Hectare Dairy Farm Goes for Sale in Uruguay
URUGUAY - 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. ...
02 April 2012
View news from Uruguay Dairy Exports to US to Reach $2 Billion in 2020
URUGUAY - The Uruguayan foreign minister, Luis Almagro, has predicted that dairy exports from Uruguay to the US will double by 2020....
23 March 2012
View news from Uruguay Locals will not be Affected by EU Genetic Import Ban
URUGUAY - Local producers will not be affected by the ban on imports of European genetics due to the outbreak of Schmallenberg....
14 March 2012
View news from Uruguay Call for Flexible Measures to Eradicate Brucellosis
URUGUAY - Flexible measures are needed to eradicate brucellosis in Uruguay, US expert Valerie Raggan, told the president of the Rural Association of Uruguay (ARU), José Bonica....
20 February 2012
View news from Uruguay Uruguayan Dairy Exports Strong
URUGUAY - 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). ...
23 August 2011
View news from Uruguay Cattle Supplies To Remain Tight
URUGUAY - Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) reports that Uruguayan cattle slaughter for 2011 and 2012 is forecast to fall to its lowest level since the countries' Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) crisis in 2002, estimated at around two million head (Uruguayan...
22 November 2010
View news from Uruguay OIE Americas Conference Concludes
URUGUAY - High-ranking officials from all OIE Member Countries in the Americas, including the Caribbean, and from national, regional and world organisations, including the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), attended the 20th Conference...
08 October 2008
View news from Uruguay Foot and Mouth Scare in Uruguay
URUGUAY - Government officials in Uruguay, are investigation cattle in the north of the country, bearing the symptoms of foot-and- mouth-disease (FMD)....
25 September 2008
View news from Uruguay Cattle Prices Slide in Uruguay After August Peak
URUGUAY - Live cattle prices in Uruguay have begun to drop significantly following the meat industry’s decision to soften activity and a drop in demand from Russia and to a certain extent the European Union. ...
30 January 2008
View news from Uruguay Cattle Production Warms up with the Weather
URUGUAY - Uruguay's beef exports will rebound this year as warmer weather improves pastures for cattle grazing, said the country's vice minister of cattle, agriculture and fisheries. ...

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