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USDA revises soybean balance estimates

USDA released its November World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, revising soybean balance for 2021/2022. World ending stocks of soybean were revised down by...

Thailand’s corn price up 5% in first nine months

The average farm price of corn in Thailand was USD 264/ton between January-September 2021, up 5% year-on-year (yoy), the USDA said. In September, it...

Global fisheries market remains in recovery phrase

The global market for fisheries and aquaculture products remains in the recovery phase from the impacts of Covid-19. But there are positive indications, with total...

China’s meat import drops to 20-month low

China's meat imports dropped in a 20-month low in October from a year ago. Customs data reflected that 664,000 tons of meat were imported...

New ASF outbreak hits Assam

The Udalguri District in Assam, a state in northeast India, has reported an outbreak of ASF. More than 50 pigs in Khoirabari have succumbed to...

Asia looks to regional suppliers for price-friendly corn and wheat

Asian feed producers are having to juggle between the two most important sources of energy in feed: corn and wheat. As corn prices steeped this...

Pandemic changes pork consumption habits in Vietnam

Pork consumption habits changed during the Covid-19 pandemic in Vietnam with the closure of wet markets the biggest retail channel for freshly slaughtered meat....

ASF still the major challenge to Vietnam’s pig industry

While some recovery has been ongoing, ASF remains the biggest concern of hog farmers in Vietnam. According to the latest USDA report, from January-June 2021,...

Asia looks to regional suppliers for corn and wheat

Asian feed producers are having to juggle between the two most important sources of energy in feed: corn and wheat. As corn prices steeped this...

Indian soybean exports fall below expectations

Indian soybean export projections have declined drastically from 250,000 tons to 50,000 tons in MY 2020/21. This is an 80% drop in exports. In the...

PRRS pulls down Thailand’s pork production

PRRS has hit swine farms in Thailand, causing a decline in live hog production in the country. Among affected farms, small-scale backyard farms are...

Philippine pork production seen at 1mt in 2022 – USDA

Philippine pork production is forecast to remain at 1mt in 2022 as some areas continue to battle ASF while others expand operations. In its latest...

Philippine chicken meat production to hit 1.33mt in 2021

Philippine chicken production is forecast to reach 1.33mt this year, the USDA Manila office said. This is down from its earlier forecast of 1.36mt. In...

Is all-in-all-out management necessary?

All-in-all-out (AIAO) management is essential in minimizing disease spread on a farm, among other things. Yet, many pig producers are reluctant to implement it....

Good harvest in Q3 to boost Philippine corn output

Philippine corn production for marketing year (MY) 2021/22 is forecasted to reach 8.15mt, the USDA said in a report. This is up 150,000 tons...

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