Archive for July, 2012

Meat price outlook positive in spite of short term wobbles

July 30, 2012

The exchange rate and uncertainty in the Eurozone remain the biggest negatives for red meat exports in the short term, but the outlook is still positive heading into next year. (more…)

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Biofuels and energy production dominate Europe’s landscape

July 28, 2012

After a week in England and a month touring central Europe by road, rail and river, I have gained a superficial impression of the predominant types of agricultural activity in the region. I am talking about Austria, Bavaria, Rhineland and some of the old Communist countries – East Germany, Poland, Slovakia and the CzechRepublic. (more…)