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Sheep Industry News: Germany

03 October 2016
Crop Industry News from Germany Germany Reports Further Drop in Animal Antibiotic Use
GERMANY - Germany has once again reduced the amount of antibiotics used in animal agriculture, according to the latest government data....
13 April 2016
Crop Industry News from Germany Reducing Food Waste Could Help Mitigate Climate Change
GERMANY - About a tenth of overall global greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture could be traced back to food waste by mid-century, a new study shows....
25 September 2015
Crop Industry News from Germany Germany Setting New Standards in Animal Welfare Initiative
GERMANY - Germany is aiming to be in the vanguard in setting new standards for animal welfare across Europe....
20 August 2015
Crop Industry News from Germany Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hannover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation...
Crop Industry News from Germany Research Model Shows Hazardous Antibiotic Levels in Environment
GERMANY - Several antibiotics could be present in hazardous levels in the environment after manure spreading, new research from sustainability scientists at Leuphana University of Lueneburg shows....
31 July 2015
Crop Industry News from Germany Germans Reduce Animal Antibiotic Use
GERMANY - Germany has had noticeable success in reducing the amount of antibiotics prescribed by veterinarians, according to the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL)....
18 May 2015
Crop Industry News from Germany Combatting Global Rise in Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - The German Federal Cabinet has approved the new German Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy (DART 2020)....
21 April 2015
Crop Industry News from Germany Germany Focuses on Farm Animal Welfare
GERMANY - The German agriculture department has launched a new initiative to make animal welfare a high priority....
15 April 2015
Crop Industry News from Germany German Survey Shows Salmonella Falling but No Drop in Campylobacter
ANALYSIS - A survey of foodborne pathogens in poultry meat in Germany and the incidence of illness has shown that the number of cases of Salmonella poisoning are falling but there is no decrease...
27 March 2015
Crop Industry News from Germany Resource Efficiency Theme to Anuga FoodTec
GERMANY - Resource efficiency is the central theme of the Anuga FoodTec exhibition that opened in Cologne, Germany this week....
28 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Germany Revered Paper Attacked For Antibiotics Prejudice
GERMANY – A highly regarded German newspaper is being attacked by farmers for using “bogus facts” to produce a one sided account of livestock antibiotics....
20 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Germany EBLEX Highlights Modern Sheep Genetics on World Stage
GERMANY - A record breaking number of six sheep breeds were represented on the joint EBLEX and British Livestock Genetics stand at the major Eurotier show....
17 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Germany British Texels Perform in Europe
GERMANY - British Texels were once again one of the stars of the show at last week’s EuroTier, the largest livestock event in Europe....
Crop Industry News from Germany On-farm Biosecurity to Protect against Disease and Reduce Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - The use of biosafety practices and instituting biosecurity programmes can help reduce the use of antibiotics on the farm....
13 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Germany Call for Cooperation to Rebuild Markets
GERMANY - A call has been sent out to build cooperation between Germany and Russia to rebuild markets in the face of the current ban on agricultural exports from the EU....
12 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Germany EUROTIER: Forum for 21st Century Animal Husbandry
GERMANY - On the first day of EuroTier 2014 in Hanover yesterday, the head of the German Agricultural Society, DLG, said the trade show had attracted 2,360 exhibitors from 49 countries, with...
Crop Industry News from Germany EUROTIER: Seeking Solutions to Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - At an event at EuroTier 2014 in Hanover yesterday, the President of the German veterinarians' association offered his views on possible solutions to the issue of antibiotic resistance....
06 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Germany Better Livestock Breeding Ahead for German Farmers
GERMANY – Livestock breeding decisions will be made easier through a state subsidised computer programme, the German government has announced....
19 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Germany More Land Fewer Harvests in Light of Climate Change
GERMANY - Most of the Earth’s agricultural land resources are already under cultivation. Climate change poses a huge challenge to global agriculture, but a new study by geographers at the Lugwig...
07 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Germany Antibiotics Use Falls Again in Germany
GERMANY – Antibiotics use by veterinarians fell again in 2013, Federal Office data shows....

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