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06 January 2014
View news from Argentina Could Cow Belches Be A New Power Source?
ARGENTINA – Cattle back-packs are being used to capture methane from a cow’s stomach as part of a ground breaking experiment in Argentina....
31 October 2013
View news from Argentina Dairy Deliveries to Benefit from Road Improvement Scheme
ARGENTINA – Dairy farmers and processors are set to benefit from a cash injection to improve 50 kilometres of road infrastructure in the Cordoba region....
25 October 2013
View news from Argentina Argentina Reports Record Growth in Pig, Poultry and Dairy Production
ARGENTINA - In the last ten years, poultry, pig and dairy production grew 170 per cent, 109 per cent and 43 per cent respectively. The per capita consumption of the three food sectors grew to 5 to 9.2 per cent per year, respectively, between 2003 and...
22 October 2013
View news from Argentina Six Provinces See Second Round of Foot and Mouth Vaccinations
ARGENTINA – Animal health services have commenced the second round of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccinations, to run from 15 October to 15 December....
17 October 2013
View news from Argentina Argentina Faces Shortages of Corn, Wheat
ANALYSIS – Argentine feedlots and poultry producers say there is not enough corn to go around, and at the same time wheat prices have gone sky high, writes Chris Wright, senior editor....
10 October 2013
View news from Argentina Support Initiative Sees SanCor First to Make Funding Pledge
ARGENTINA – A government support scheme, involving the cooperation of private processors and distributors, is to offer short term loans for suppliers of the country's main exporter, SanCor....
24 September 2013
View news from Argentina Argentina Assists Paraguay With FMD Risk
ARGENTINA – A foot and mouth disease (FMD) framework has been rolled out by Argentinian health experts in Paraguay....
11 September 2013
View news from Argentina $200 Million Credit Support Explained to Cordoba Farmers
ARGENTINA – Government efforts to even out power in the dairy supply chain were communicated to small and medium sized produces in the Cordoba region last week....
29 July 2013
View news from Argentina Tick Policy Introduces Provincial Monitoring
ARGENTINA – Tick control movement and monitoring measures have been bolstered by the introduction of a ‘provincial plan’ revealed this week by the National Health and Food Quality Service (SENASA)....
24 July 2013
View news from Argentina New Invention to Speed Up Milk Quality Checks
ARGENTINA - Scientists at the University of Buenos Aires have devised a fast and easy method of detecting melamine and urea in milk....
28 June 2013
View news from Argentina Technical Input Vital for Defeating TB
ARGENTINA – Figureheads from the agricultural sector have stressed the importance of the national animal health bodies working with farmers and veterinarians for the success of the national bovine tuberculosis programme....
14 June 2013
View news from Argentina Disinfection Ruling Introduced on EU Bound Cattle
ARGENTINA – Shipments of live cattle bound for the European Union will require certification following the verification of the Single Certificate of Washing and Disinfection, a hygiene measure for live animal transport....
12 June 2013
View news from Argentina Argentinian Officials Hold Dairy Trade Discussions With China
ARGENTINA – Government officials have met with figures from the Chinese dairy processing and retailing sectors to discuss the possibility of strengthening the trading relationship between the two countries....
29 May 2013
View news from Argentina Ministry Trumpets Genetic Export Success
ARGENTINA – Chinese standards officials have given the go ahead for 11 packages of cattle semen and embryos to be imported....
22 May 2013
View news from Argentina Ministry Grant Money For Disease Control
ARGENTINA – The Foundation Barrera Zoofitosanitaria Patagonia (FUNBAPA) will receive 20 million pesos to invest in animal disease control systems, equipment and checkpoints....
17 April 2013
View news from Argentina Summit Discusses Regional BSE Options For South America
ARGENTINA – Understanding and strategy of how to control BSE disease was the topic of a summit of the veterinary committee of the Southern Cone....
22 March 2013
View news from Argentina State Efforts to Tighten Food Regulations Take Shape
ARGENTINA – Food safety and traceability regulations for the Entre Rios region are gathering momentum, according to the National Animal Health and Quality Service who spoke with regional officials this week....
14 March 2013
View news from Argentina Semen Clinics Given China Green Light
ARGENTINA – The National Animal Health and Quality Service (SENASA) has granted permission for nine artificial insemination (AI) and embryo transfer centres to export their bovine semen and embryos to China. ...
04 March 2013
View news from Argentina Ministry Extends FMD Vaccination-free Zone
ARGENTINA – An extension of the foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccination free zone has been confirmed from the regions between Black River Province and the Party of Patagonian province of Buenos Aires. ...
22 February 2013
View news from Argentina State Announces Chaco Wide FMD Scheme
ARGENTINA – A Food and Mouth vaccination campaign for the Chaco region has been scheduled to begin in March, the National Service for Animal Health and Quality and the Ministry of Production have confirmed....
31 January 2013
View news from Argentina Argentina Increases Import Tariff Rates on 100 products
ARGENTINA - Argentina increased import duties under the Common External Tariff (CET) of Mercosur for 100 products including agricultural products....
20 December 2012
View news from Argentina Animal Health Service Hold Tuberculosis Workshops
ARGENTINA - The National Animal Health and Service (SENANSA) held various bovine tuberculosis (TB) workshops through the first week of December in an attempt to improve professional understanding of the disease through the exchange of experiences....
05 April 2012
View news from Argentina Argentina Looks for New Dairy Markets
ARGENTINA - Finding new markets, training farmers and generating tools to meet projected growth in 2012, are all important for the success of the Argentine dairy industry, said the Minister of Agriculture, Arthur Videla....
20 February 2012
View news from Argentina Argentine Dairy Exports Overtake Beef
ARGENTINA - Dairy exports grew rapidly in 2011, with 406,966 tons of milk exported. This is the first time Argentina has exported more dairy than meat products. ...
25 November 2011
View news from Argentina Argentina To Lead Rise In Dairy Output
ARGENTINA - Argentina is to lead dairy exporters on another round of rising world milk production next year, boosted by good weather and high profitability, adding to the competition for import orders – notably from China....
29 September 2011
View news from Argentina Argentina Runs FMD Control Measures
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health and Food Quality Service (SENASA) has announced it has been running different preventive measures in the country in the face of the FMD outbreak in the Republic of Paraguay. ...
02 March 2011
View news from Argentina Tierra del Fuego Declared Brucellosis Free
ARGENTINA - The Argentine food safety and animal health authority SENASA has declared Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands free of brucellosis and bovine tuberculosis. ...
08 September 2010
View news from Argentina Argentina Sees Vast Potential for Agriculture
ARGENTINA - Jorge Correa, Head of Rabobank’s Representative Office in Buenos Aires, is happy to talk about the Food & Agri opportunities for Rabobank in Argentina. ...
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