The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) officially launched the International Year of Camelids 2024 on Monday at its Rome headquarters, to recognize and celebrate the vital contributions these animals make to livelihoods, food security, and nutrition.Add your comment!
Argentina has finally declared a sanitary emergency in all of its territory, following an increase in equine encephalomyelitis, EE, and anticipates immediate, extraordinary, exceptional measures to contain further outbreaks of the virus disease.Add your comment!
Paraguayan and Uruguayan health authorities have been reported to be taking preventive measures regarding a possible outbreak of equine encephalomyelitis.Add your comment!
As has happened with the mighty Paraná River in the heartland of South America, with the Amazon in northern South America, and even with the Panama Canal, all of them suffering lack of rainfall to keep basins flowing with sufficient water levels, now has come the turn of the Mississippi with insufficient draft for the vessels and barges involved in transporting US grains.Add your comment!
Australia is reporting a record sheep flock, 78 million head, which means the price of mutton has collapsed, as low as 80 US cents per kilo, and many farmers are culling or not mating their ewes to cut costs and implement a workable sustainable food/flock relation ahead of the dry season.Add your comment!
Argentina's Animal Health and Food Quality Service, SENASA, has officially reported positive results of alphavirus, equine encephalomyelitis from regional labs in the provinces of Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Corrientes and Santa Fe, where samples of nervous or dying horses were collected.Add your comment!
President Luis Lacalle Pou of Uruguay and Xi Jinping of China Wednesday announced after meeting in Beijing that new steps toward a bilateral free trade deal had been agreed upon.
Under pressure from the Argentine incumbent presidential candidate for this Sunday's election runoff, and current Economy minister, Sergio Massa, grain markets in the country are forecasting a promising boom for the next agriculture year, with recovered crops and increased revenue to the tune of some US$ 20bn.
According to a foreign trade report issued by the Central Bank of Paraguay (BCP) on Friday in Asunción, the South American country suffered a 25.4% drop in corn exports in October compared to the same period last year.
Hard times for the grape and wine sector in Chile, with a drastic drop in exports and slower domestic consumption, hitting the profits of both small and large industries and farmers.