Livestock Production

Indonesia urges boost in frozen semen productivity for livestock growth

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Indonesia's Agriculture Minister, Andi Amran Sulaiman, has called for an increase in frozen semen productivity for livestock to meet the rising demand for meat and milk production in the country, Antara reported.

Australia's beef production grew as global output fell, Rabobank's Q4 report found

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Beef production in the southern hemisphere – including Australia – is on the rise despite a global trend of production decline, Rabobank stated in its Global Quarterly Beef Q4 2023 report.

Brazil poised for record beef production in 2024, despite global market shifts

Monday, November 27, 2023

In a recent report by Rabobank, Brazil is anticipated to achieve record levels of beef production in 2024, even as global beef markets undergo significant shifts, Agriland reported.

EU Commission to set aside US$204 million for promoting EU agri-food globally

Monday, November 27, 2023

The European Commission will allocate €185.9 million (US$204 million) in 2024 to fund promotion activities for sustainable and high-quality EU agri-food products at home and abroad.

Iran's red meat production fell 29% in September 23 to October 22 period

Monday, November 27, 2023

Production of red meat in Iran stood at 38,760 tonnes in the seventh month (September 23-October 22) of the current Iranian calendar year , showing a 29% fall compared to the same month in the past year, the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) reported.

Vietnam adopts new cattle welfare standards, aligning with Australia's beef industry

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Vietnam has introduced new voluntary animal standards for cattle, to align with Australia's robust animal welfare practices, at the Australia-Vietnam Beef Cattle Symposium held in Hanoi, Countryman reported.

US agriculture official highlights market diversification to drive growth in agricultural exports

Thursday, November 23, 2023

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on November 16 the next steps in the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) efforts to bolster US agricultural trade, including the department's planned trade missions for 2024 and the opening of a public comment period for the new Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (R ...

Irish grass-fed beef set for special recognition by European Commission

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

The European Commission is in the final stages of bestowing Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status on Irish grass-fed beef, acknowledging its distinct characteristics and geographical origin, BBC News reported.

South Korea on high alert as LSD strikes largest cattle farm province

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

South Korea's animal disease prevention headquarters has elevated its alert status following a reported case of lumpy skin disease (LSD) in North Gyeongsang province, the nation's primary cattle farming region, Aju Korea Daily reported.

China to lift trade restrictions on Australian beef by year-end

Monday, November 20, 2023

Australia's Trade Minister Don Farrell anticipates the removal of trade actions imposed by China on Australian beef exports by the end of this year, signalling a positive shift in bilateral relations, Yahoo! Finance reported.