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29 October 2019
View news from Colombia Tropical Grass Genetic Breakthrough Helps Develop Climate-friendly Cattle Farms
The discovery of genes responsible for asexual reproduction in a tropical grass may reduce the environmental impacts of cattle farming. ...
22 February 2019
View news from Colombia Series of Tastings in Colombia Promote US Beef Liver
COLOMBIA - Increasing sales of US beef liver in the northwestern region of South America was the goal of a series of promotions organised by USMEF in partnership with a major importer and distributor based in Colombia....
12 July 2017
View news from Colombia Colombia Reports Two Outbreaks of FMD in Cundinamarca
COLOMBIA - The Colombian veterinary authorities have reported two further outbreaks of Food and Mouth Disease (FMD) at cattle farms located in Cundinamarca....
06 July 2017
View news from Colombia FMD Investigation in Colombia Ongoing; No New Outbreaks Reported
COLOMBIA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports that no further outbreaks of foot and mouth disease have been reported. However, the investigation is ongoing....
03 December 2015
View news from Colombia Colombia to Import Breeding Cattle from US
COLOMBIA - Colombia's Agricultural Institute (ICA) has authorised imports of breeding cattle from the US, in an effort to improve the competitiveness of the cattle sector....
18 September 2015
View news from Colombia Colombians Subsidise Sorghum to Beat El Nino
COLOMBIA – Colombia’s ministry of Agriculture hopes planting a new sorghum variety will bolster forage reserves through peak drought conditions around the New Year....
21 April 2015
View news from Colombia Colombia Closer to Bovine Brucellosis Eradication
COLOMBIA - The Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) delivered a total of 900 certificates to farms that met the requirements to be recognised as free of bovine brucellosis....
18 February 2015
View news from Colombia Stocking Boost for Colombian Region
COLOMBIA – Colombia’s traceability drive will be accompanied by a cattle repopulation programme, says a national farm body....
13 February 2015
View news from Colombia 2.5 Million Colombian Cattle to Be Traceable by 2016
COLOMBIA – A national cattle traceability programme is reigniting efforts to expand its database with a view to ship more bovine product overseas....
02 January 2015
View news from Colombia Colombia Invests in Bovine TB-Free Certification
COLOMBIA - The Colombian Agricultural Institute, ICA, and the Government of Santander, through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has signed a $1,200 million agreement to certify farms free from bovine tuberculosis in 10 municipalities...
10 November 2014
View news from Colombia Colombian Rabies Vaccination a Must, Says Government
COLOMBIA – Cattle farmers who have not vaccinated stock against rabies are being urged to do so during the country’s second foot and mouth disease treatment cycle....
05 November 2014
View news from Colombia Colombia Getting on Board With Embryo Transfer
COLOMBIA – Livestock technicians in Colombia are getting on board with the latest techniques and insights in cattle breeding....
04 November 2014
View news from Colombia Colombian Rabies Outbreak Prompts Vaccination Plea
COLOMBIA – Colombian farmers in the south east of the country are being advised to vaccinate livestock following a rabies flare up....
23 September 2014
View news from Colombia Colombians Making Progress With TB, Brucellosis
COLOMBIA – A subsidized cattle screening programme in the central department of Huila has confirmed that bovine tuberculosis (bTB) and Brucellosis are being controlled....
22 August 2014
View news from Colombia Colombia's Cattle ID Plans Progressing
COLOMBIA – National efforts to bring full traceability across Colombia’s 24 million cattle herd are ahead of schedule....
13 August 2014
View news from Colombia Colombian Efforts Mount Against TB, Brucellosis
COLOMBIA – Advances are being made in delivering a tuberculosis and brucellosis ‘free’ programme to a southern region of the country, says the Colombian Agricultural Institute....
01 August 2014
View news from Colombia Argentina Accepts Colombian Cattle Semen
COLOMBIA – A formal go-ahead has been given for the passage of frozen Colombian cattle and bull semen imports by Argentinian authorities....
27 June 2014
View news from Colombia Moves to Eradicate Bovine TB in Cordoba
COLOMBIA - The Colombian Agricultural Institute, ICA, and Livestock Federation Córdoba, GANACOR are to work together to control and eradicate bovine tuberculosis in the country....
25 June 2014
View news from Colombia Colombians Extend FMD, Brucellosis Vaccination
COLOMBIA – An extension has been granted for vaccination periods for foot and mouth disease and brucellosis in five rural departments of Colombia....
12 June 2014
View news from Colombia Vets Meet to Strengthen BSE Control Efforts
COLOMBIA – Some of South America’s foremost cattle veterinarians assembled in Santa Marta last week to discuss control protocols for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)....
29 April 2014
View news from Colombia Farmers to Receive Discount Cattle Feed As Drought Measure
COLOMBIA – An emergency initiative is offering farmers cattle feed at almost third below market value to ranchers in Colombia's drought hit regions....
28 April 2014
View news from Colombia Scientists Working on New Clearer IBR Vaccine
COLOMBIA – A team of microbiologists at the United Nations is working on a vaccine for infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) that could clear up complications in monitoring the disease....
22 January 2014
View news from Colombia Hardy Buffalo Herd is 'Production Advantage' For Colombia
COLOMBIA – Data shows Colombia has a productive advantage as the third Buffalo farming country in South America, says the Colombian Livestock Federation....
11 December 2013
View news from Colombia Brucellosis and Tuberculosis Success 'Model' For Elsewhere
COLOMBIA – The islands of San Andres and Providencia have been announced free of brucellosis and bovine tuberculosis, the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) has announced....
20 September 2013
View news from Colombia Customs Union Says Yes To Colombian Poultry and Beef
COLOMBIA – A customs union has resolved to allow poultry and beef meat imports from Colombia....
05 July 2013
View news from Colombia Research Uncovers DNA Mutations Responsible for the Quality of Beef
COLOMBIA - Although 80 per cent of the quality of beef is thought to be the result of environmental factors, the National University of Colombia has made inroads into understanding the underlying genetic elements that directly relate to variation in colour...
07 June 2013
View news from Colombia China Opens Doors to Columbian Beef
COLOMBIA – Animal health and disease control efforts of the government have been rewarded with the signing of a memorandum of agreement that gives Colombian farmers access to China’s 300 million consumers. ...
07 May 2013
View news from Colombia Chinese Delegates to Assess Columbian Meat Hygeine
COLOMBIA – Meat health protocols are to be discussed when a Chinese delegation meets with officials from the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) and the National Institute of Food and Drug Monitoring (INVIMA)....
 
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