Agricultural assistance is offered | Regional news

Livestock and poultry producers who suffered losses during the pandemic due to insufficient access to processing can apply for assistance for these losses and the cost of depopulating and disposing of animals through the program. USDA Pandemic Livestock Compensation (PLIP). The announcement is part of USDA’s pandemic assistance initiative for growers. Livestock and poultry producers […]

Gates Foundation: leaders must invest in agricultural innovation

Rural livelihoods around the world are already facing the devastating consequences of rising temperatures – changing rainfall is reducing crop yields and even leading to poor harvests. In sub-Saharan Africa, where agriculture accounts for more than half of jobs, drastic changes in farming practices need to be made to help farmers adapt to the rapidly […]

Factory quotes remain valid as Christmas beef death looms

Factory quotes remain valid as Christmas beef death looms October 19, 2021, 6:00 a.m. Factory prices are in a stable position for this week, with livestock prices generally holding the same levels as last week overall. The Christmas killings are set to begin soon, as orders increase and shoppers fill refrigerators with beef to prepare […]

U.S. farmer confidence declines in September as inflation fears rise

New U.S. farmer confidence declines in September as inflation fears rise October 19, 2021 The Perdue University Farm Economics Barometer shows weaker sentiment among U.S. farmers for September 2021, recording its lowest reading since July 2020. Sentiment among agricultural producers weakened in September as the Agricultural economy barometer fell 14 points to 124. This is […]

Avivagen secures large order for OxC-beta ™ cattle in Asia

OTTAWA, Ontario, October 18, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Avivagen Inc. (TSXV: VIV, OTCQB: VIVXF) (“Avivagen”), a life science company focused on the development and commercialization of products for livestock, companion animals and human applications that safely improve food intake and support immune function, thereby supporting overall health and performance, is pleased to announce the signing […]

The Nature Conservancy: Ademola Ajagbe joins The Nature Conservancy as Regional Managing Director, Africa

October 15, 2021 Mr. Ajagbe brings 20 years of conservation experience across Africa. He has worked at the intersection of the environment and development sectors to deliver solutions that benefit people and nature. In this new role, Mr. Ajagbe will lead TNC’s efforts to execute strategies in Africa to address some of the planet’s greatest […]

Beef prices: “Signs of increased optimism on factory quotes”

Beef prices: “Signs of increased optimism on factory quotes” October 17, 2021, 1:00 p.m. There are signs of further optimism regarding the price of beef paid by Irish meat factories, according to Bord Bia’s weekly livestock trade and prices update. Market demand remains strong for most cuts of beef carcasses and demand is expected to […]

Gushegu Cattle Market Inauguration – Graphic Online

Mr. Hardi Tuferu (2nd from right), Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in charge of livestock, cutting the ribbon for the inauguration of the market • Insert: entrance to the Gushegu livestock market The livestock market to improve livestock mobility and trade in the Eastern Corridor area of ​​the North region and throughout the West […]

Ending hunger sustainably – CGTN

Maize plants are seen at a drought-affected farm near the city of Tecoluca, El Salvador, July 25, 2018. / VCG Maize plants are seen at a drought-affected farm near the city of Tecoluca, El Salvador, July 25, 2018. / VCG Editor’s Note: Maximo Torero is Chief Economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the […]

Ranchers launch effort to build their own meat factories to tackle low beef prices

Like other ranchers across the country, Rusty Kemp complained for years about the very low prices paid for the cattle he raised in central Nebraska, even as the cost of beef in grocery stores kept climbing. to climb up. He and his neighbors blamed it on the consolidation of the beef industry dating back to […]