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28 May 2015
View news from Argentina Argentina Calls for Recognition of Role of Small Producers
ARGENTINA - As part of the opening of the 83rd World Assembly of Delegates of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in Paris this week, the Argentine Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Nation, Carlos Casamiquela, called on...
10 March 2015
View news from Argentina Argentina Vaccinates 42million Cattle for FMD
ARGENTINA – Over 42 million Argentinian cattle received vaccinations in the country’s second Foot and Mouth Disease campaign of 2014....
12 February 2015
View news from Argentina Argentina Ministry Group Eyes Half of World Beef Market
ARGENTINA – A pan-national export agenda is underway for Argentinian beef being aimed at over half the world’s market....
03 December 2014
View news from Argentina False Teeth Mean Fitter Cows
ARGENTINA – Giving cows dentures results in more calves per cow and better cow longevity overall, according to an Argentinian study....
26 November 2014
View news from Argentina Feeding Cactus Fruit Halves Livestock Water Needs
ARGENTINA – Huge water savings can be achieved by feeding goats, sheep and cattle with chopped cactus fruit, Argentinian farmers are hearing....
17 September 2014
View news from Argentina Second Round of FMD Vaccination Starts in Argentina
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health Service and Food Quality (SENASA) is to start the second round of the annual vaccination against foot and mouth disease in the appropriate provinces....
25 August 2014
View news from Argentina Argentina Suspends Beef Exports as Domestic Prices Rise
ARGENTINA - The Argentine government has decided to restrict beef exports for a 15-day period seeking to stem the rise of prices in the domestic market. ...
08 August 2014
View news from Argentina Argentina Granted EU Grain-Fed Beef Quota Access
According to the Argentinean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Argentina has recently joined the select group with access to the EU high quality beef (HQB) grainfed quota (a First-Come-First-Served administration method quota and an annual total of 48,200...
15 July 2014
View news from Argentina Argentina Denies Animal Health Protocol Breaches
ARGENTINA – Argentina has hit out at US claims alleging animal health protocol breaches, accusing US ranchers of purposefully preventing beef imports....
09 June 2014
View news from Argentina Argentinian Forage Needs a ‘Green Revolution’
ARGENTINA – Cattle must be fed higher quality forage, the ministry of agriculture has advised farmers....
02 June 2014
View news from Argentina Patagonia, Bolivia, Brazil Welcome Disease News From OIE
SOUTH AMERICA - Latin American countries are striving to reopen beef trading outlets after the annual meeting of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) gave a confidence boost to animal health....
21 May 2014
View news from Argentina Argentinian Health Status Remains After Brazil BSE
ARGENTINA – News of BSE in Brazil will not affect Argentina’s disease status, Argentina’s ministry of agriculture announced on Monday....
23 April 2014
View news from Argentina Top BSE Status Granted to Argentina
ARGENTINA – A southern hemisphere food standards delegation has praised efforts put in place by government bodies to prevent and monitor Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)....
20 March 2014
View news from Argentina Thousand Cattle Killed By Drought and Ragwort Combination
ARGENTINA – Over a thousand cattle have perished from starvation and weed poisoning in the Misiones region because of pasture shortage and an abundance of Ragwort....
12 March 2014
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Industry Faces Further Challenges
ARGENTINA - The major beef producing region in Argentina (the Pampa area) has received heavy rain over the past two months, causing serious disruptions to livestock transport and therefore supply, reports MLA....
25 February 2014
View news from Argentina Argentinian Beef Sector Told To Improve
ARGENTINA – Greater productivity must be managed in Argentina’s beef industry, a technical committee has concluded....
27 January 2014
View news from Argentina Angus Genetics Get Chinese Screening
ARGENTINA – Animal health officials have screened Angus genetic material for disease with a view to it being exported to the Chinese market....
15 January 2014
View news from Argentina National Laboratory Declared Brucellosis Reference Centre
ARGENTINA – The World Organisation for Animal Health (FAO) has declared a National Service for Animal Health and Food Safety (SENASA) facility as suitable to be a reference centre for Brucellosis....
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 December 2013
View news from Argentina Bovine TB Surveillance System Set Up in Tierra del Fuego
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health Service and Food Quality (SENASA), has approved the Epidemiological Surveillance System for Bovine Tuberculosis, aimed at maintaining the health status of "Free of Bovine Tuberculosis" in the province of Tierra...
20 November 2013
View news from Argentina Argentina Second Largest Beef Supplier of Chile
ARGENTINA – An Argentinian trade delegation has revealed Argentina as the second largest beef exporter to Chile after Brazil....
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....
27 September 2013
View news from Argentina Herd Rebuilding Process Takes Back Seat as Production Soars
ARGENTINA – Herd rebuilding aspirations have been jeopardised by an increase in female cattle slaughter this year....
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....
30 August 2013
View news from Argentina Lower Prices Force Beef Export Volumes Up
ARGENTINA - Argentine exports of beef in July were slightly higher than in June but considerably higher over the first seven months of the years compared to the same period in 2012. ...
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)....
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Exports Production Increase
ARGENTINA - Argentinean beef exports during the first half of 2013 increased 11 per cent year-on-year, to 66,333 tonnes, driven by higher demand from Chile, Russia, China and Morocco according to data from IPCVA. ...
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