April 17, 2014
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fleischwirtschaft.com – USA, Washington, D.C. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs, reestablished and strengthened by the 2014 Farm Bill, beginning Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Quick implementation of the programs has been a top priority for USDA.
April 16, 2014
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fleischwirtschaft.com – VIETNAM, Ho Chi Minh City. The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is soliciting feedback on an incentive policy that seeks to earmark more than VND10 trillion (roughly US$475 mill.) to support livestock farmers countrywide in the next seven years.
April 15, 2014
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fleischwirtschaft.com – HONG KONG. Sales of local fresh chickens has been suspended from April 14 on, drastically cutting daily supplies, until imports of live poultry from the mainland resume in June. More than 50 of 130 chicken stalls are expected to suspend their businesses until the ban is lifted, according to The Standard.
April 14, 2014
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fleischwirtschaft.com - CHINA, Hong Kong. WH Group Ltd., the world's largest pork company, has launched the second-largest ever initial public offering of nearly $5.3bn., according to news reports.
April 11, 2014
fleischwirtschaft.com - DENMARK, Randers. Danish Crown's new beef cattle slaughterhouse Holsted, Denmark is up and running, the company noted.