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11 February 2013
View news from Colombia Health Concerns Arise Over Cattle Smuggling
COLOMBIA – Government concerns are mounting around news of cattle smugglers bringing animals into Colombia over the over the Venezuelan border. ...
13 November 2012
View news from Colombia Department Announces Deadline for Second FMD Disease Vaccination Cycle
COLOMBIA - The Colombian Agricultural Institute (CAI) are working to put a second cycle of national foot and mouth disease and bovine brucellosis vaccinations in place in the run up to Christmas. ...
17 July 2012
View news from Colombia Meat Industry Flash Mob Gathers in Bogota
COLOMBIA - With all the frenzy and excitement of a flash mob, a who’s who of more than 100 of the Western Hemisphere’s top red meat industry buyers and sellers assembled in Bogota this week and then dispersed. In the intervening 36 hours, relationships...
07 June 2012
View news from Colombia Farmers on Border Urged to be Vigilent for FMD
COLOMBIA - Farmers in Aracua, Colombia are being urged to apply rigorous sanitary measures and control the smuggling of cattle from Venezuela to prevent foot and mouth disease (FMD) entering the country....
14 May 2012
View news from Colombia Colombia to Start Exporting Meat to China
COLOMBIA - Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Colombia, Juan Camilo Restrepo Salazar, said the sanitary and phytosanitary agreement signed with the Government of China has opened possibilities for exports of agricultural products and livestock,...
18 April 2012
View news from Colombia Colombian Agricultural Industry Concerned About FTA
ANALYSIS – May 15, 2012 has been the date set for the start of the Colombia – US Free Trade Agreement (CFTA). While the US agribusiness sector is very pleased, the Colombian sector is less so, writes Chris Wright, Editor of TheCattleSite....
13 April 2012
View news from Colombia Columbia Asks US to Recognise it as FMD Free
COLUMBIA - The Columbian Ministry of Agriculture has asked the US government to recognise Columbia as a country free of foot and mouth disease (FMD)....
20 December 2010
View news from Colombia Urgency to Ratify FTA Highlighted at USGC Trip
COLOMBIA - US Congress may have tabled the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA) for the time being, but Colombian producers have not forgotten the pending free trade pact, the US Grains Council learned....
09 October 2009
View news from Colombia Bovine Reproduction Congress in Colombia
COLOMBIA - Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health recently organised the Second International Congress of Bovine Reproduction in Bogotá, Colombia. ...
11 August 2009
View news from Colombia Growth Expected in Colombia's Beef, Chicken Output
COLOMBIA - The growth in beef production is expected to slow in the coming years, while poultry meat output is predicted to continue growth....
06 August 2009
View news from Colombia Colombia Reports New Outbreak
COLOMBIA - The veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
09 June 2008
View news from Colombia Colombia Declares Limited Foot and Mouth Emergency
COLOMBIA - The Colombian Agricultural Institute was cited as saying Colombia had declared a health emergency in the province of North Santander near the Venezuelan border on Thursday after 29 cows were found with foot and mouth disease. ...
06 April 2007
View news from Colombia Colombia restricts meat exports to Venezuela
US - Exports of Colombian cattle to Venezuela will be restricted and made only through an international breach near northeastern Cúcuta, reported Wednesday the Colombian government....
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