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03 November 2017
View news from Brazil Arla Sells Share in Vigor
BRAZIL - Following a change in ownership of Brazilian dairy company Vigor S.A., Arla Foods has decided to divest its eight per cent share in the company with immediate effect....
02 October 2017
View news from Brazil Nutrition Key to Increasing Productivity in Intensive Breeding
BRAZIL - Improving the productivity of Brazilian livestock means not only finding ways to make the cattle produce more meat or more milk, but also addressing issues such as diseases....
23 August 2017
View news from Brazil Mechanism Impairing Production of Bovine Embryos Revealed
BRAZIL - A longstanding obstacle to the market for bovine embryos is about to be removed. Researchers have described a hitherto unknown mechanism of lipid accumulation in oocytes that limits the success of in vitro production of bovine embryos....
18 August 2017
View news from Brazil Molecule Increases Pregnancy Rate, Number of Offspring in Cattle
BRAZIL - Researchers at Inprenha Biotecnologia, a company based in Jaboticabal, São Paulo State, Brazil, working in partnership with colleagues at the University of São Paulo's Ribeirão Preto School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (FCFRP-USP), have discovered...
05 August 2016
View news from Brazil Nanostructures Aid Mastitis Fight in Brazilian Research
BRAZIL - A product based on nanotechnology is the new focus of agricultural research to tackle bovine mastitis - inflammation of the mammary gland that affects dairy herds worldwide. ...
22 June 2016
View news from Brazil Brazilian Dairy Sector Meets Government to Discuss Cutting Red Tape
BRAZIL - Minister Blairo Maggi from Brazil's agriculture ministry MAPA has met with representatives of the dairy production chain to discuss ideas to reduce bureaucracy....
05 October 2015
View news from Brazil New Sustainability Guide for Brazil's Livestock Industry Open for Consultation
BRAZIL - In order to further reinforce the growing sustainable practice of the Brazilian livestock sector, the Brazilian Roundtable on Sustainable Livestock (GTPS) has created a sustainability guide and is now opening it up to public consultation in...
29 September 2015
View news from Brazil Possible Tax Lift for Brazil’s Dairy Farmers
BRAZIL – Dairy farmers could be exempt from half of a 9.25 per cent levy on fresh milk sales as of 1 October, a supply chain meeting heard on Friday....
28 September 2015
View news from Brazil Good Weather Helps Brazil to Record Grain Crop
BRAZIL – Favourable production conditions in key producing regions have pushed Brazil’s grain yields to bumper levels, lifting 6.4 per cent on the prior year....
24 July 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Added Poland and Now Must Farm Smarter
BRAZIL – Agricultural land expanded by 33 million hectares between 1990 and 2010 in Brazil and now the challenge is to drive for productivity and sustainability....
26 May 2015
View news from Brazil China Access Grows Again for Brazilian Slaughterhouses
BRAZIL – Brazil will soon have 26 meat plants authorized to export to China, potentially worth $520 million in annual sales, the government announced last week....
22 May 2015
View news from Brazil China-Brazil in Bilateral Trade Deal
BRAZIL - China and Brazil are to step up action on a bilateral trade agreement....
15 May 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Has Blueprint for Secure Dairying Future
BRAZIL – Brazil’s government has set a course for a competitive and high quality dairy supply chain. ...
12 May 2015
View news from Brazil Curbing Rainforest Destruction is Work in Progress
BRAZIL – Amazonian rainforest destruction by the cattle industry is being slowed by deforestation agreements, although researchers assessing the new scheme’s implementation say there are ways to play the system....
30 April 2015
View news from Brazil BRF Income Soars
BRAZIL - Poultry, meat and dairy processing company BRF, has seen net income of R$461.6 million in the first quarter of 2015, an increase of 42.8 per cent from the first quarter of 2014....
23 March 2015
View news from Brazil High FMD Vaccination Rate in Brazil
BRAZIL - Brazil managed to immunise more than 97.8 per cent of cattle and buffalo against Foot and Mouth Disease throughout the country, results from the second phase of a vaccination campaign in 2014 show....
03 March 2015
View news from Brazil Brazilian Land Appreciates Over 600 Per Cent
BRAZIL – Farmland prices in central Brazil have increased by nearly 700 per cent since 2002, with mean increases above 300 per cent....
02 March 2015
View news from Brazil BRF Sees Sales Profits Rise
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat, poultry and dairy processing giant BRF saw net income more than double in 2014 reaching R $ 2.2 billion, an increase of 109.4 per cent compared to the previous year....
03 February 2015
View news from Brazil MSD Offers Technical Education on Sustainable Beef Practices in Brazil
ANALYSIS - MSD Animal Health's portfolio of products is only part of the service they provide to cattle producers in Brazil. Now they are sharing technical information and management techniques through e-learning, field days, meetings and practical curriculum...
09 January 2015
View news from Brazil Why Are Brazilian Milk Prices at a Four Year Low?
BRAZIL – Brazil’s low milk prices are the result of a milk production increase after investors were buoyed by high 2013 milk prices, say economists....
07 January 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Appoints First Female Minister of Agriculture
BRAZIL - In a ceremony held on Monday 5 January, at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Senator Katia Abreu took over from the former minister, Neri Geller, as the Minister of Agriculture....
16 December 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Genomics Shaves Weeks of TB Detection
BRAZIL – Two breakthroughs have reduced tuberculosis testing waiting times on bovine samples from three months to two days....
09 December 2014
View news from Brazil BRF Sells Dairy Arm to Lactalis
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processor BRF has completed the deal to sell its dairy interests to Lactalis....
03 December 2014
View news from Brazil Nutreco Acquires Two Brazilian Premix, Feed Companies
BRAZIL - Nutreco has acquired two animal nutrition companies in Brazil. This expansion is in line with its strategy to expand into growth geographies....
26 November 2014
View news from Brazil BRF Adopts New Animal Welfare Practices
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processor BRF has joined forces with international animal welfare organisation, World Animal Protection, to improve animal welfare practices in its supply and production chain....
17 November 2014
View news from Brazil Russia Approves Three More Dairy Plants
RUSSIA/BRAZIL – Confirmation from Russian sanitary service Rosselkhoznadzor has enabled three more Brazilian dairy plants to export cheese to Russia....
03 November 2014
View news from Brazil BRF Shows Strong Growth
BRAZIL – Brazilian meat and food processing giant BRF ended the third quarter of 2014 with net income of R$624 million, an increase of 117.5 per cent compared to the third quarter of 2013....
17 October 2014
View news from Brazil BRF at Top of Sustainability Rankings
BRAZIL - Brazilian food processing giant BRF has been placed among the five best performers in the management of sustainability with a focus on low carbon technologies....
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