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14 November 2020
View news from Spain Sustainable farming practices could save Mediterranean soils
A team from the Diverfarming project has shown the efficacy of sustainable management of the soil in avoiding erosion and runoff, above all in intense rainfall events....
04 July 2019
View news from Spain Milk, Dairy Products can Help Prevent Chronic Disease
SPAIN - An adequate consumption of milk and dairy products at different life stages can help prevent various chronic diseases....
19 December 2017
View news from Spain Nutriad concludes maize mycotoxin survey Spain
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, a leader in solutions for Mycotoxin Management, continues to invest in mycotoxin surveys across the world. The annual surveys, which are shared with industry professionals, are considered an important source...
13 February 2017
View news from Spain Food Safety & Animal Nutrition Course in Spain
SPAIN - Multinational Feed Additives Producer Nutriad, headquartered in Belgium, participated in the Food Safety and Animal Nutrition Course organized by Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, which took place in February in Cartagena (Spain)....
20 December 2016
View news from Spain Nutriad Concludes 2016 Spain Maize Mycotoxin Survey
SPAIN - Multinational feed producer Nutriad, concluded its 2016 Mycotoxin Survey in Spain, which included 107 maize samples from different Spanish regions....
28 November 2016
View news from Spain Regenerative Grazing Improves Soil Health and Plant Biodiversity
SPAIN - Regenerative grazing practices improve soil quality and pasture diversity, as the Spain-based European LIFE Regen Farming project, due to end this year, has been able to show....
24 October 2016
View news from Spain Spanish Farmers Not Experiencing Milk Price Rises, Union Says
SPAIN - Global market prices for milk and dairy products are now rising, but the Union of Small Farmers and Ranchers (UPA) says the gains are not being fairly distributed along the supply chain....
26 May 2016
View news from Spain Spain Recognised as Low Risk for BSE
SPAIN - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has officially recognised Spain as one of the countries with negligible risk for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)....
03 September 2015
View news from Spain Spanish Cry for 25 Pence Per Litre Minimum
SPAIN – Farming leaders in northern Spain have held crisis talks to whittle down a list of measures they demand from politicians to save their industry....
28 August 2015
View news from Spain What Can Save Europe’s Dairy Farmers: A Spanish Checklist
SPAIN – Current government measures to steer Spain's dairy sector towards stability are falling short of the mark, according to farming leaders demanding a minimum farmgate price....
25 August 2015
View news from Spain Cash-strapped Spanish to Receive €300 per Cow
SPAIN – As many as three thousand Spanish farms producing milk below the cost of production could benefit from thousands of euros of direct aid....
23 July 2015
View news from Spain Spain, Algeria Reinforce Cooperation on Agriculture, Fisheries
SPAIN - The Spanish and Algerian governments have signed two agreements to improve their collaboration over agriculture and fisheries....
01 July 2015
View news from Spain Processor Behaviour Forces Spanish Milk Dumping
SPAIN – A farmers’ union has warned that around 300,000 litres of milk per day could be dumped as processors turn their backs on contracts....
17 June 2015
View news from Spain North and East Spain Free of Bluetongue Serotype One
SPAIN – Spanish livestock farms in northern and eastern Spain have been officially declared free of Bluetongue, leaving an infected area to the south west....
28 May 2015
View news from Spain Spanish Farmers Responsible for Bluetongue Vaccinations
SPAIN – A regional vaccination programme to quell the spread of Bluetongue virus has placed the onus firmly on farmers to vaccinate their livestock....
20 May 2015
View news from Spain Livestock Animal Size Increased Since Roman Era
SPAIN - Livestock has grown over the centuries as production methods and landscapes have evolved, according to research from the University of the Basque Country....
27 April 2015
View news from Spain Environmental Pasture Management Yields More Grass
SPAIN - Regenerative management practices to improve soil health and plant diversity could also lead to up to 14 per cent improvements in grass yield....
05 March 2015
View news from Spain Surprise Flood Ruins 45,000 Hectares of Spanish Farmland
SPAIN – Floods in northern Spain have caused widespread destruction to crop and livestock farms totalling €50 million after continuous rain combined with an early thaw....
04 March 2015
View news from Spain Worried Farmers on "Right Line" for Quota Abolition
SPAIN – Anxious farmers have been reassured that measures are in place to guide Spain’s dairy sector into the uncharted territory of quota removal next month....
18 February 2015
View news from Spain Spanish Dairy Farmers to Hammer “Fraudulent” Retailers
SPAIN – A farm group is preparing an official complaint, to be submitted to a government agency, as part of the latest move to fight milk discounting....
27 January 2015
View news from Spain Spanish Farmer Outcry over Oil and Fertiliser 'Paradox'
SPAIN – Spanish producers are questioning more expensive fertiliser given the fact that fuel is cheaper, highlighting a 46 per cent crude oil price drop last year....
23 January 2015
View news from Spain Spain Must Change “Radically” or Face “Dairy Catastrophe”
SPAIN - Spanish Farmer groups are cajoling legislators into amending dairy market agreements to ensure 12 month contracts stipulating clearly referenced prices....
09 January 2015
View news from Spain 2015 Will Make or Break Spain’s Dairy Sector
SPAIN – This year will mark the future of Spanish dairying, says a producer organisation lobbying to level the playing field for farmers ahead of quota abolition....
30 December 2014
View news from Spain Spanish Young Farmers Protest over Milk Prices.
SPAIN - The Spanish Young Farmers Association is to launch a campaign against the low price of milk in supermarkets....
24 December 2014
View news from Spain Integration of CReSA into IRTA
SPAIN - On 16 December, the government approved the integration of the Centre for Animal Health Research (CReSA) Foundation into the Institute for Agri-Food Research and Technology (IRTA) from the Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fishery, Food, and...
20 November 2014
View news from Spain Dairy Markets Will Ruin Spanish Farms
SPAIN – Any delay in activating dairy sector crisis measures will ruin many Spanish businesses in light of worsening milk supply and demand dynamics, the European Commission has been told....
19 November 2014
View news from Spain Southern Spain Bluetongue Restrictions Extended
SPAIN - The restriction zone imposed by Spanish authorities to manage the Bluetongue outbreak in southern Spain has been extended....
10 November 2014
View news from Spain Spanish Bluetongue Identified as Two Strains
SPAIN – Spain is battling two strains of Bluetongue, both notified elsewhere in Europe earlier this year. ...
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