Regions

Hurricane Florence has caused major flooding in North Carolina

opinion

Florence exposes North Carolina’s livestock industry

By Aarti Ramachandran

Following Hurricane Florence sweeping through the US, head of research and corporate engagement at Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return (FAIRR) Aarti Ramachandran explains how the natural disaster is exacerbating existing industry challenges.

The move would provide Canadian farmers more opportunities to sell products abroad

Canada unveils new markets for live cattle exports

By Michelle Perrett

The Government of Canada has announced new market access for live cattle exports to the Philippines, as well as sheep and goat genetics exports to Indonesia and the Philippines.

Group of Butchers will enter into the German market for the first time

Group of Butchers acquires Hartmann GmbH

By Ashley Williams

Dutch-based meat supplier Group of Butchers is set to make its debut in the German market after acquiring family-owned meatball and mince-based business Hartmann GmbH.

Miratorg is set to build 11 sheep farms in the next five years

Major sheep breeding projects take shape in Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia faces a big spike in lamb production, as agricultural holding Miratorg steps up a major sheep farming project and Stavropol Farmer nears completion of potentially the country’s biggest lamb processing plant.