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The pig exports of Segovia between January and August exceeded € 8.5M

Exports of meat and pork products from Segovia have exceeded 8.5 million euros between January and August 2017, representing an increase of 8.3% over the same period last year, according to the director of the company. the Interprofessional of Porcino de Capa Blanca (INTERPORC), Alberto Herranz, in the presentation held on November 7th of the 'Pork Lovers Tour' campaign.
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Spain: the Government appeals before the Court of Justice of the EU the fine for pastures to Andalusia

As recently reported, in the Congress of Deputies, the Secretary General of Agriculture and Food, Carlos Cabanas, the Government of Spain has filed a complaint with the Court of Justice of the European Union, to try to reduce or cancel the fine imposed by the European Commission to Andalusia, for the financial correction derived from the problems in the admissibility of pasture lands in European agricultural aid between 2009 and 2013. A claim based on the disproportionality of the sanction.

PROVACUNO is promoted in the Arab countries

The Interprofessional Organization of Beef of Spain (PROVACUNO) will begin its promotional activity in the Arab and North African countries this November. The starting point will be Egypt, in order to establish, and strengthen commercial ties with the Spanish beef sector, through actions such as a day of presentation of the beef of Spanish origin addressed to the most important Egyptian chefs , which will be held at the prestigious Egyptian Chefs Association. In this interesting day, the Spanish chefs Kisko García and Fernando del Cerro will show the versatility of the Spanish beef in the traditional and avant-garde cuisine, as well as their possibilities in the Egyptian culinary customs.

Spain: there are already 11 autonomous communities and three provinces declared by the EU free of ovine and caprine Brucellosis

There are already 11 Autonomous Communities and three Spanish provinces declared officially by the EU as free from ovine and caprine brucellosis, and 10 Autonomous Communities and four provinces declared free of bovine brucellosis, after publication on 20th October, in the Official Journal of the European Union (DOUE), of Commission Implementing Decision 2017/1910 / EU, declaring the Autonomous Communities of La Rioja and Valencia and the provinces of Albacete, Cuenca and Guadalajara as officially free from ovine and caprine brucellosis. It also includes the declaration of the Autonomous Communities of Castilla La Mancha, Catalonia and Galicia and the province of Zamora, as officially free of bovine brucellosis.

García Tejerina highlights Salamaq as an example of the ministerial commitment by the indigenous cattle breeds

The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, has highlighted the Salamaq Fair as a clear example of the ministerial commitment for the conservation and promotion of indigenous breeds, "an animal heritage of undoubted value". For the Minister, the 1,400 specimens that participate in Salamaq 2017 show the genetic progress achieved by native Spanish breeds. García Tejerina, who made the remarks on the occasion of the inauguration on September 6th of Salamaq 2017, in which she was accompanied by the President of the Diputación, the Delegate of the Government in Castilla y León, and the Secretary General of Agriculture and Food, referred to this event as "a symbol of what represents agriculture and livestock not in this land Castilian and Leon but in Spain".
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The support of the primary sector allows Salamaq 17 to grow in content and quality

The Salamaq 17 Fair has consolidated its growth thanks to the confidence of the primary sector, growing in content and quality, with 532 unique exhibitors from 35 Spanish provinces of 14 Autonomous Communities, France and Portugal. The Fair, with a budget of 878,800 euros, increases the total occupied area to about 43,700 square meters.

The "Muuu" platform arrives in Spain to guarantee full traceability in beef

Since April 4th, Muuu's collaborative livestock management platform, the first product of the Faarm company, specializing in the development of technology that facilitates the exchange of information on the origin and route of food to a fairer and more transparent food industry, has been offering its services in Spain. In this line, the Muuu platform is aimed at producers, veterinarians and associations of the beef sector, which allows a complete traceability of the meat circuit.

ASAJA Albacete mobilizes thousands of farmers and ranchers in defense of the rural environment, under the motto "No field, no life"

ASAJA Albacete has staged a demonstration in the capital of his province, on Thursday, April 6th, under the motto "No field, no life", demanding measures to the regional and central administration to solve the very serious situation of the agrarian sector, including, among others, the declaration of Plague of the mountain rabbit and other species of big game, with measures to eradicate these pests; a plan of irrigation that guarantees the future of the exploitations and the wealth in the region: 1,500 hm3 for 500,000 has. to 20 years; that CAP aid should be more agile, consistent with rules and, above all, basic to the viability of farms: that the aid should not be delayed.

More than 70,000 visitors support the success of FIGAN 2017

More than 70,000 visitors endorse the success of the last edition of the International Animal Production Fair (FIGAN), which has stood out for its professionalism and quality. With its closure, Feria de Zaragoza "ends the biennial cycle of agri-food fairs that represents the exhibition list of the most important primary sector in Europe and even the world", said the President of the Government of Aragon, Javier Lambán.