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19 September 2016
Crop Industry News from France British Lamb Top Product in French Vote
UK - Discerning French consumers have chosen Quality Standard Mark lamb from Great Britain as a “best product of the year”....
02 June 2016
Crop Industry News from France Latest Bluetongue Outbreaks: France, Austria, Botswana
GLOBAL - Bluetongue outbreaks have continued to be reported in France recently, and a new outbreak has been reported in Austria....
05 May 2016
Crop Industry News from France Bluetongue Outbreaks Continue in France
FRANCE - A large number of further outbreaks of Bluetongue have been reported in France in the last month....
12 April 2016
Crop Industry News from France France Launches Action on Animal Welfare
FRANCE - New animal welfare rules from France will aim to place welfare at the heart of the agriculture strategy, according to farming minister Stéphane Le Foll....
09 December 2015
Crop Industry News from France More Bluetongue Outbreaks Reported in Europe
EUROPE - Several more outbreaks of Bluetongue have been reported in France and Greece recently....
11 November 2015
Crop Industry News from France More Bluetongue Infections Found in France
FRANCE - Nearly 3000 cattle and several hundred sheep and goats are susceptible to bluetongue outbreaks according to the latest report from France....
05 October 2015
Crop Industry News from France Grazing Sheep Are Copy Cats, Study Learns
FRANCE – Groups of sheep graze through dispersal and contraction phases, during which they mimic neighbouring animals, a French study of one hundred Merino sheep has found....
28 September 2015
Crop Industry News from France Bluetongue Moving Across Auvergne, French Government Ups Vaccine
FRANCE - Ten more cases of Bluetongue virus (BTV) have been confirmed on cattle farms in central France....
23 September 2015
Crop Industry News from France French Bluetongue Could "Blow Up" Significantly
FRANCE - The latest Bluetongue (BTV) outbreak in central France has the potential to engulf Europe again, a leading expert has told TheSheepSite....
22 September 2015
Crop Industry News from France Bluetongue Spreads to 17 More French Farms
FRANCE – Livestock at risk from bluetongue in central France is now in the thousands, according to latest reports of the costly virus infecting seventeen farms....
14 September 2015
Crop Industry News from France Bluetongue Found in Central France
FRANCE – Bluetongue has been discovered in sheep and cattle in central France, kicking government veterinarians into action....
26 August 2015
Crop Industry News from France French Farmer Protests Add to Sheep Imports Slide
FRANCE – Road blockades and trade disruptions around Calais have exacerbated a general trend of declining sheep meat demand in France....
07 July 2015
Crop Industry News from France French Plans to Support Agri-food Sector to 2025
ANALYSIS - Fresh moves are being made in France to support the livestock and agriculture sectors that have been rocked by low prices and poor market conditions....
30 March 2015
Crop Industry News from France OIE Joins World Health Day Celebrations
FRANCE - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) will be involved in the launch of World Health Day 2015, to be held on 7 April....
24 February 2015
Crop Industry News from France Ceva Santé Animale Launches Responsive New Website
FRANCE - A refreshing new design and responsive features will allow users an improved experience when browsing Ceva's new website....
04 February 2015
Crop Industry News from France Quality Beef and Lamb Flourishes in France
FRANCE – UK red meat industry agency EBLEX has been helping raise the profile of Quality Standard beef and lamb, from food service to family plate in France....
15 January 2015
Crop Industry News from France French Abattoirs in Crisis as AIM Goes into Receivership
FRANCE - The Normandy abattoirs of the company AIM were placed in receivership this week with the hopes of finding a buyer....
19 December 2014
Crop Industry News from France Can Scrapie be Transmitted to Humans?
ANALYSIS - New concerns have been raised over potential links between the sheep brain disease scrapie and human forms of the disease....
06 October 2014
Crop Industry News from France UK Shepherding Talent Succeeds in French Competition
FRANCE – Talent within UK shepherding is strong, according to the organiser of a national shepherd competition reacting to English and Northern Irish success in a world event....
29 September 2014
Crop Industry News from France Shepherding Challenge Ready to Kick off In Auvergne
FRANCE – The world’s leading shepherds are flocking to the Auvergne in France to showcase their talents and share expertise....
23 September 2014
Crop Industry News from France Halal Market in France Continues to Expand
FRANCE - The halal market in France is continuing to see good growth based on the modernisation of product offerings coupled with yearlong promotions across the category,according to Victoria...

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