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28 March 2012
View news from Mexico Mexico Bans Genetic Imports from EU
MEXICO - Taking precautionary measures against Schmallenberg, Mexico has followed the US and Uruguay in suspending the imports of livestock genetics from the EU. ...
19 March 2012
View news from Mexico Drought Takes Toll on Mexican Agriculture
MEXICO - How drought will affect Mexico’s demand for US feed grains is hard to assess, but the impact is likely to be felt for two to three years, according to Julio Hernandez, who directs market development programs in Mexico for the US Grains Council....
05 March 2012
View news from Mexico Gov't Supports Grazing Project to Mitigate Drought
MEXICO - To contribute to the restoration and conservation of rangelands in the states affected by drought, the federal government has allocated 562 million pesos to a strategic grazing project for 2012, which was launched to support producers and improve...
27 February 2012
View news from Mexico Livestock Production Grew by 7.8% in Six Years
MEXICO - The production of livestock products (poultry, turkey, swine, cattle, sheep, goat) in Mexico grew 7.8 per cent, from 17,596,000 in 2006 to 18,972,000 tonnes in 2011, reported the Information Food and Fisheries Service (SIAP). ...
07 February 2012
View news from Mexico Mexico Seeks Link Between Cattle Deaths & Poultry Litter
ANALYSIS - Urea toxicity has been blamed for the deaths of 600 cattle in Mexico lately but there could be another explanation, writes TheCattleSite senior editor, Jackie Linden....
View news from Mexico Livestock Death by Manure Poisoning says Sagarpa
MEXICO - SAGARPA has confirmed that the death of livestock in Actopan was due to poisoning from poultry manure....
02 December 2011
View news from Mexico Emerging Growth Market To Host FIGAP/VIV Mexico
MEXICO - Mexico is experiencing an increase in wealth, which has a direct result on meat consumption and corresponds to a growing demand for feed and related products and services, according to show organisers, VIV, ahead of the FIGAP/VIV Mexico event...
11 November 2011
View news from Mexico Steady Livestock Growth Over Past 10 Years
MEXICO - Primary-livestock activities have the highest average annual growth over the past 10 years, at a rate of 3.6 per cent annually, exceeding the growth of human population of the country. This was the message at the Eighth National Meeting of Livestock....
26 October 2011
View news from Mexico Dutch Road Show On Animal Production In Mexico
MEXICO - From 25 September until 2 October, VIV Worldwide organised a Dutch Road Show about animal production in Mexico. ...
07 October 2011
View news from Mexico Care For Those Affected By Climatic Disasters
MEXICO - The Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA), Francisco Mayorga Castañeda, and the Governor of Baja California Sur (BSC), Mark Covarrubias Villaseñor, held a working meeting to define actions in the...
20 September 2011
View news from Mexico Record Export Of Calves in 2010-2011 Cycle
MEXICO - In the 2010-2011 cycle of live cattle exports to the US, Mexico reached a record 1,378,525 calves for fattening, which exceeds the 1.1 million sold last season. ...
01 July 2011
View news from Mexico MAP and FMD Funds Grow Mexican DDGS Market
MEXICO - Over the past five years, Mexico’s imports of US distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) have grown from 360,000 metric tons in 2006 to just over1.6 million tons in 2010. With the support of Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market...
21 March 2011
View news from Mexico Opportunities For DDGS Sales To Mexico
MEXICO - The cattle industry in Mexico’s southern states of Veracruz, Tabasco and Chiapas has millions of dual-purpose (milk and meat) cattle, making it a market of interest for distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), reports Julio Hernandez,...
22 October 2010
View news from Mexico Figap/VIV America Latina in Full Swing
MEXICO – The first edition of Figap/VIV America Latina launched on Thursday, in Guadalajara, with a truly international expo hall, writes Chris Wright, Editor of ElSitioAvícola....
View news from Mexico Mexican Dairy Sector: Improving Performance
MEXICO - The expanding Mexican dairy sector offers opportunities for investments on improving the performance of the large semi-specialised and dual-purpose cow farmers. ...
16 March 2010
View news from Mexico Feed Manual To Be Launched At Cancun Congress
MEXICO - For the first time, the feed industry has developed an international feed manual that focuses on the issues of feed and food safety. ...
04 March 2010
View news from Mexico Cancun Congress To Highlight World Livestock Report
MEXICO - Insights into a newly published report on the world livestock sector will be presented in April to the Global Feed & Food Congress being held in Cancun....
04 February 2010
View news from Mexico Mexican Industry Copes With Recession
MEXICO - The beef sector in Mexico is coping with the recession somewhat better than expected. However the dairy industry, consisting of smaller, back-yard dairy producers, is struggling despite milk yields increasing....
22 January 2010
View news from Mexico USGC Promotes DDGS To Growing Mexican Market
MEXICO - With consumption of distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) gradually growing in Mexico’s feed industry, Mexican feed producer Bachoco aims to increase its imports of the value-added product and has looked to the US Grains Council (USGC)...
04 September 2009
View news from Mexico Still Room for More US DDGS in Mexico
MEXICO - Distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), although a relatively new product in the feed grains industry, has proven to be a valuable and growing commodity for global agriculture. Mexico has consistently been the number one importer of...
22 October 2008
View news from Mexico Mexico Lifts Ban on Alberta Cattle
MEXICO - Mexico has lifted a two-month old ban on imports of breeding cattle from Alberta, imposed following the discovery of Canada's 14th case of mad cow disease in the province...
23 January 2008
View news from Mexico Mexico Looks to Lift Ban on Canadian Dairy Cattle
MEXICO - Mexico wants to eliminate soon a ban on Canadian dairy cattle imports that dates back to a 2003 outbreak of mad cow disease in Canada, a senior animal health official said on Tuesday. ...
20 June 2007
View news from Mexico Extent Of Bovine TB In New Mexico Unknown
MEXICO - State Agriculture Secretary Miley Gonzales says officials are still trying to decide the ramifications of bovine tuberculosis in dairy cattle in eastern New Mexico. ...
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