December 02, 2013

02/12/13: Intergrated pig farm in Belarus; harmonised grain standards in Africa; British agriculture group aquires feed firm

Leading Israeli  agriculture company AGRIGO recently completed the establishment of an integrated pig farm in Belarus, a complex project with an investment scope of €17 million.

The project is a full integration which contains a farm of 1,200 sows that comprises all stages of pig breeding and fattening, a water treatment system for the treatment of wastewater and compost production, as well as a feed mill that provides feed for the integrated farm and all the adjusted formulas to the different ages and growing stages of the pigs.
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Speaking at a meeting organised by the East African Grain Council (EAGC) on Friday, Patricia Ejalu, deputy executive director, Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), announced that the East African Community (EAC) countries are to come up with harmonized grain standards to easily promote cross border trade in the region.

“What we want are safety measures that all countries have to follow. We are going to meet and  come up with general standards. We want to promote easy trade among our farmers and companies,” she said
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Specialist agricultural and business firm NWF, Cheshire, UK recently announced it has acquired Staffordshire based animal feed manufacturer SC Feeds in a UK£6.75m deal.

NWF – which already supplies feed to one in seven British dairy cows – says the move will help it in its drive to become more focused on agriculture.
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National emblem of Belarus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)



 

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