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Michigan State Veterinarian statement on Alpena County bovine tuberculosis positive herd

November 19, 2020
State Veterinarian Nora Wineland, DVM, released the following statement due to the discovery of a bovine tuberculosis (TB) positive herd in Alpena County.

Philippines expects to import more rice due to damage from typhoons

November 19, 2020
The Philippines will import more rice next year to fill the gaps caused by the recent typhoons\' damage to its agriculture, a senior official said on Thursday.

Ferry Cove Shellfish to open huge oyster hatchery in Maryland

November 19, 2020
Maryland will soon be home to one of the largest commercial oyster hatcheries on the east coast of the U.S., with the opening of Ferry Cove Shellfish in Spring 2021.

Desert locust damages crop on 365,000 hectares of land in Ethiopia

November 18, 2020
Desert locust invasion damaged crops harvested on more than 365,000 hectares of land in different parts of Ethiopia, the Ethiopian government has disclosed.

95% of U.S. corn harvested, 96% of soybeans harvested

November 18, 2020
The U.S. corn and soybean harvests should be able to wrap up in the next few days if weather cooperates, USDA said.

18,200 farmers receive advance payment under Sheep Welfare Scheme in Ireland

November 18, 2020
Advance payments under year four of the Sheep Welfare Scheme commenced in Ireland.

Germany may cull up to 70,000 chickens after bird flu found

November 17, 2020
Bird flu has been found on another chicken farm in Germany and a programme to slaughter up to 70,000 poultry is being prepared, authorities said on Tuesday.

Agrarian extension policy proposed in Cuba

November 17, 2020
The proposal for an Agrarian Extension Policy in Cuba is being assessed for its possible implementation, after being submitted to President Miguel Díaz-Canel and other government leaders.

Vietnam may have African swine fever vaccine by 2021

November 17, 2020
Vietnam might have a vaccine for African swine fever next year following optimistic small scale test results, said agricultural minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong.

Hong Kong suspends import of poultry meat and products from areas in Russia, Netherlands and UK

November 17, 2020
CFS announced that in view of notifications from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug and Samarskaya Oblast in Russia, Groningen in the Netherlands and Herefordshire County in the United Kingdom (UK), has instructed the trade to suspend the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from the above-mentioned areas with immediate effect.

Seasonal workers arriving in England will be able to work as soon as they arrive

November 17, 2020
Seasonal workers arriving in England to carry out vital work on farms ahead of Christmas will now be able to work as soon as they arrive in the country.

Scottish Government: School milk scheme to continue despite funding gap caused by Brexit

November 17, 2020
Leaving the EU means local authorities in Scotland can no longer receive funding under the EU school milk scheme to subsidise their own local schemes for pupils.
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