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Trump withdraws several planned agriculture-related regulations

The move is part of a wider regulatory freeze imposed by President Trump hours after his inauguration on January 20, our US-based sister publication Issue Monitor reports.
In the final weeks of President Obama’s term, the White House drew up a

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US pork exporters set sights on post-Brexit UK

By Max Green
Published: 31 January 2017 03:09 PM

Prospects of closer trade relations with post-Brexit UK have been welcomed by US pork exporters, who sense the opportunity to make inroads in a market currently tied up by European suppliers.

Followingthe recent visit to Washington DC by British Prime Minister Theresa May, […]

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Judge upholds California plan to label glyphosate as ‘carcinogen’

By J R Pegg
Published: 31 January 2017 02:23 PM

A US state of California judge has said that officials have the authority to add glyphosate to the state’s ‘Proposition 65’ list of known carcinogens and therefore require warning labels on products containing the widely-used herbicide. […]

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NZ reports sharp drop in meat sales to EU and US

Total exports of meat and edible offal fell NZ$909 million (13%) to NZ$5.9 billion, after rising NZ$895 million in the year ended December 2015.
The decrease was due to a fall in beef, down NZ$481 million (15%), and lamb, down NZ$415 million (14%).
The US
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NZ reports sharp drop in meat sales to EU and US

Total exports of meat and edible offal fell NZ$909million (13%) to NZ$5.9 billion, after rising NZ$895 million in the year endedDecember 2015.
The decrease was due to a fall in beef, down NZ$481million (15%), and lamb, down NZ$415 million (14%).
The US

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Fresh EU funds for member state action on animal diseases, plant pests

By Paul Hutchison
Published: 31 January 2017 01:27 PM

The European Commission has released just under €165 million to help member state authorities tackle animal diseases, zoonoses and plant pests in 2017.

Most of the money – €150m – has been allocated to national veterinary programmes, […]

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Difficultés à la Chambre de la Vienne Les salariés sont en grève pour demander la suspension du plan de licenciement

La Chambre d’agriculture de la Vienne a annoncé le licenciement de 10 personnes en décembre. Les salariés ont manifesté à plusieurs reprises leur opposition à ce projet. 
Ce mardi 31 janvier, alors que doit se dérouler une réunion de présentation aux membres de la Chambre d’agriculture du plan d’économie et du projet d’entreprise, […]

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Pressure builds for action on slaughter of pregnant cattle

By Max Green
Published: 31 January 2017 12:53 PM

French MEP Mireille D’Ornano this week called for an EU ban on slaughtering heavily pregnant cows, but the European Commission said it will wait for the results of a delayed scientific opinion before deciding if action is needed. […]

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New rules on official controls in EU agri-food sector to take effect

By Paul Hutchison
Published: 31 January 2017 11:23 AM

MEPs on the European Parliament environment, public health and food safety committee (ComEnvi) have waved through an agreement on revised EU-wide rules on official controls in the agri-food chain, meaning they will take effect in the coming weeks. […]

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Reducir la emisión de gases determinará el futuro de la agricultura

AGRICULTURA AMBIENTAL

Lo asegura el director de Producciones y Mercados Agrarios, Fernando Miranda. Dice que la futura PAC será más ambiciosa en materia medioambiental.

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El director de Producciones y Mercados Agrarios del Ministerio de Agricultura y Pesca, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente, […]

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El sector lácteo, el más sancionable por irregularidades en la cadena alimentaria

Informe de AICA

La Agencia de Información y Control Alimentarios (AICA) propuso 56 sanciones en 2016, de las que el 93 % correspondieron al sector lechero. Ese año se desarrollaron 541 inspecciones de oficio, de las que más de la mitad también se centraron en el lácteo. […]

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¿Tensiones en el mercado del aceite de oliva?

LAS BAJAS DISPONIBILIDADES ABREN EL DEBATE

Los industriales envasadores envían un mensaje de calma y de tranquilidad para el mercado, ante las noticias aparecidas sobre una posible cosecha anómala. Pero lo cierto es que organizaciones agrarias y almazaras constatan una merma en los rendimientos. […]

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Biocarburants de première génération La Fop et l'Ufop pour un objectif d'incorporation obligatoire de 7 % après 2020

La Fop (Fédération française des producteurs d’oléagineux et de protéagineux) et l’Ufop (association allemande de promotion des huiles et des protéines végétales) demandent le maintien d’objectifs obligatoires pour les biocarburants de première génération dans la directive énergie renouvelable pour la période 2020-2030.
Selon elles, […]

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Búfalos, avestruces o camellos: exotismo ganadero para emprender

GANADERÍA PRODUCCIONES

En España hay ejemplos de ganaderías atípicas cuyos propietarios han encontrado un sustento económico. Conocemos el día a día de algunas de ellas.

Juan Javier Ríos/EFEAGRO

El mapa ganadero español lo conforman fundamentalmente granjas avícolas, porcinas, ovinas y bovinas pero en ese mapa hay hueco para otras explotaciones poco conocidas, […]

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Búfalos, camellos o avestruces: la rama exótica de la ganadería como vía para emprender

GANADERÍA PRODUCCIONES

En España hay ejemplos de ganaderías atípicas cuyos propietarios han encontrado un sustento económico. Conocemos el día a día de algunas de ellas.

Juan Javier Ríos/EFEAGRO

El mapa ganadero español lo conforman fundamentalmente granjas avícolas, porcinas, ovinas y bovinas pero en ese mapa hay hueco para otras explotaciones poco conocidas, […]

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Belarus restarts WTO membership talks after 12-year halt

A WTO working party meeting on Belarus’ membership bidwas held last week (January 24), with the previous meeting held in mid-2005 – whichwas itself nearly 12 years after the country applied to join, in September1993.
Following the meeting, Turkey’s WTO

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EU lifts ban on Ukrainian poultry as tensions ease

By Max Green
Published: 30 January 2017 04:11 PM

Ukraine has been given the green light to resume poultry exports to the EU after the two sides agreed on regionalisation arrangements for highly pathogenic avian flu (HPAI).

Trade was suspended in early December following an outbreak of the disease in
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Analysis: Is a 'hard' Brexit in the interest of the EU27 food and agriculture sector?

As both the UK and the EU27 preparefor the Brexit negotiations, lively debates are raging on both sides as to how’hard’ the UK’s exit from the EU should be.
On the UK side, Prime MinisterTheresa May has made it clear,

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Nouvelles technologies Hervé Pillaud : « La blockchain apportera plus de traçabilité à l'agriculture »

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Hervé Pillaud, éleveur en Vendée et passionné par les nouvelles technologies, est intervenu lors de la Maddy Keynote 2017, organisée à Paris le 17 janvier 2017 par Maddyness, le magazine de l’innovation, des start-up et de l’entrepreneuriat, […]

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Trade Focus: Brisk trade enlivens softening grain market

By John Buckley
Published: 30 January 2017 01:52 PM

Grain trade has remained fairly active, suggesting importers are not yet put off by the recent bounce in prices off their four-year-long slump. Some may be encouraged by futures continuing to signal higher prices in 2017/18, […]