Monthly Archives: June 2011

COLLABORATION WITH THE MIGUEL HERNANDEZ UNIVERSITY

Porcisan constantly collaborates with different universities.

Recently, we show our installations with the latest technological advances to the students of Professors Ms. Maria de la Luz García Pardo and Ms. Gema Romero Moraleda who belong to the Food Technology Department of the Animal Production Area at the Miguel Hernández University (Orihuela- Alicante- Spain). Continue reading

A FREE MARKET IS A MARKET WITHOUT LAW

Cereals and their costs have been much talked in recent months, and they were the protagonists in the last International Fair of Animal Production, Figan 2011. Traders – stockists, multinational and feed manufacturers – showed their disagreement with the European Union as they do not intervene in prices and demanded the implementation of the Late Payment Legislation. Continue reading

ALERT IN EUROPE FOR AFRICAN SWINE FEVER

African pig disease spreading in Eurasia seen as global threat. 26 May 2011, Rome – Warning of a likely imminent upsurge of a deadly pig disease in the Caucasus region and Russian Federation, FAO today called on affected countries to step up precautionary measures and for a concerted international effort to prevent the infection spreading more widely across the Northern Hemisphere. Continue reading

THE EU IS THE WORLD´S TOP IMPORTER OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS AND THE SECOND LEADING EXPORTER

The latest MAP (Monitoring Agri-Trade Policy) looks at developments in trade over the past year, focusing in particular on the EU and how it has performed compared to other world players. World agricultural trade reached an all-time high, at least 12% (expressed in Euros) above the previous record set in 2008. The impact of the economic crisis led to a contraction of 6% in global agricultural exports in 2009 but they rebounded by nearly 20 % last year. Continue reading