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30 November 2016
Crop Industry News from Spain Regenerative Grazing Improves Soil Health and Plant Biodiversity
SPAIN - Regenerative grazing practices improve soil quality and pasture diversity, as the Spain-based European LIFE Regen Farming project, due to end this year, has been able to show....
10 August 2016
Crop Industry News from Spain New Tool Allows Diagnosis of Encephalitis in Sheep and Goats
SPAIN - Biologist Idoia Glaria-Ezquer has developed a diagnostic tool specifically for detecting encephalitis caused by small-ruminant lentiviruses in sheep and goats, during her PhD thesis read...
17 June 2016
Crop Industry News from Spain Growket is a new Company of Symaga Group
SPAIN - Last June 16 the new brand of Symaga Group, Growket has been presented by Alfonso Garrido, president of the group. Symaga was founded in 1985 by Alfonso Garrido for manufacturing silos...
27 July 2015
Crop Industry News from Spain Spain, Algeria Reinforce Cooperation on Agriculture, Fisheries
SPAIN - The Spanish and Algerian governments have signed two agreements to improve their collaboration over agriculture and fisheries....
16 June 2015
Crop Industry News from Spain North and East Spain Free of Bluetongue Serotype One
SPAIN – Spanish livestock farms in northern and eastern Spain have been officially declared Bluetongue free, leaving an infected area to the south west....
28 May 2015
Crop Industry News from Spain Spanish Farmers Responsible for Bluetongue Vaccinations
SPAIN – A regional vaccination programme to quell the spread of Bluetongue virus has placed the onus firmly on farmers to vaccinate their livestock....
20 May 2015
Crop Industry News from Spain Livestock Animal Size Increased Since Roman Era
SPAIN - The size of livestock animals increased over time as production methods and landscapes changed, according to research from the University of the Basque Country....
24 April 2015
Crop Industry News from Spain Environmental Pasture Management Yields More Grass
SPAIN - Regenerative management practices to improve soil health and plant diversity could also lead to up to 14 per cent improvements in grass yield....
05 March 2015
Crop Industry News from Spain Surprise Flood Ruins 45,000 Hectares of Spanish Farmland
SPAIN – Floods in northern Spain have caused widespread destruction to crop and livestock farms totalling €50 million after continuous rain combined with an early thaw....
19 February 2015
Crop Industry News from Spain Spanish Restocking Grant Grows to €75,000
SPAIN - A grant assisting Spanish farmers with restocking after disease loss has been increased....
27 January 2015
Crop Industry News from Spain Spanish Farmer Outcry over Oil and Fertiliser 'Paradox'
SPAIN – Spanish producers are questioning more expensive fertiliser given the fact that fuel is cheaper, highlighting a 46 per cent crude oil price drop last year....
02 January 2015
Crop Industry News from Spain Spanish Sheep Meat Production Falling
SPAIN - Sheep meat production in Spain has fallen by 8.66 per cent according to the latest figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment....
21 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Spain Emergency Bluetongue Vaccinations Reach Over 600,000
SPAIN – An emergency vaccination programme has vaccinated over 680,000 animals in response to the Bluetongue virus sweeping through southern Spain....
10 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Spain Spanish Bluetongue Identified as Two Strains
SPAIN – Spain is battling two strains of Bluetongue, both notified elsewhere in Europe earlier this year. ...
04 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Spain Cadiz Bluetongue Confirmed as Serotype One
SPAIN – The Spanish government has officially confirmed an outbreak of Bluetongue virus for the southern region of Cadiz as serotype one....
31 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Spain Andalusian Dairy Goats Worthy of Special Treatment
SPAIN – Andalusia’s importance to Spain’s goat industry has been demonstrated with the creation of a specialist goat centre for developing the region....
15 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Spain Government Places Andalusia in Bluetongue Lock Down
SPAIN – South west Spain is in lockdown because of a Bluetongue outbreak sweeping across livestock farms....
22 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Spain Sheep and Goat Funding to Boost North Spain's Growing Sector
SPAIN – A funding package worth €350,000 over three years is hoped to maintain ‘dynamism and competitiveness’ in Galicia’s sheep and goat farming....
19 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Spain Spanish Lamb Consumption Down
SPAIN - Sheep meat consumption in Spain was almost a fifth below its level a year earlier during May, according to the quality meat Scotland Monthly Market Report....

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