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Genetic Screening Boosts Productivity at Cattle Farms

Genetic Screening Boosts Productivity at Cattle Farms

SEJONG, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A service that informs Korean cattle farmers by predicting the genetic ability of female calves will be implemented to help genetically superior hanwoo give birth to multiple calves. Hanwoo refers to beef cattle produced in South Korea. The Rural Development Administration and NongHyup Agribusiness Group Inc. have established a [...]

Imported Beef Tops Korean Hanwoo in Sales

Imported Beef Tops Korean Hanwoo in Sales

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that South Korean consumers are increasingly turning to imported beef over domestic varieties. In certain distribution channels, imported meat sales are even surpassing sales of Korean beef. TMON Inc., a popular e-commerce company, said on Thursday that imported beef sales comprised as much as [...]

Pyeongchang’s “2018 Special Menu” Captivates Visitors

Pyeongchang’s “2018 Special Menu” Captivates Visitors

PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Pyeongchang’s specially created dishes for foreigners on its “2018 Special Menu” has captivated the taste buds of visitors to Gangwon Province for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. Creative fusion dishes that range from filling meals to tasty desserts, the 2018 Special Menu is offered at 38 establishments throughout Pyeongchang. [...]

African Indigenous Cattle Have Heat Tolerance Genes Not Seen in Korean Cows

African Indigenous Cattle Have Heat Tolerance Genes Not Seen in Korean Cows

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) – A joint study by the African Cattle Genome Consortium – incorporating 17 research teams from nine countries including South Korea – revealed that it is genetic traits that help indigenous cattle in Africa better cope with the continent’s scorching heat, announced the Rural Development Administration on Thursday.  The joint [...]

Livestock, Agricultural Production Plummet with Anti-Corruption Law

Livestock, Agricultural Production Plummet with Anti-Corruption Law

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent report from the Korea Rural Economic Institute estimated that South Korea’s anti-corruption law will cause a drop in agricultural and livestock production of over 300 billion won ($263.76 million) this year, as the legislation forbids millions of journalists, public officials and educators from receiving gifts worth more [...]