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10 December 2018
View news from United States CME: US Beef Exports Declined Compared to During Summer
US - A couple of days ago we offered an update on US beef import statistics and outlook for next year, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States US Beef Exports Still Red-Hot
US - US beef exports remained on a record-shattering value pace in October, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF. ...
View news from Global Innovation, Joint Action Needed to Achieve Sustainable Agriculture, Food Systems
GLOBAL - "No country alone will be able to overcome all the challenges we face fully, so we must act globally. Nobody must be left behind," FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said Friday (7 December) in remarks to member states....
View news from United States New Cargill Protein HQ Opens Door to Future
US - With a new headquarters of its North American protein operations, Cargill is focused on inspiring the future of protein. ...
View news from China China Paves Way in Agricultural Technology
CHINA - New initiatives, farming advances and educational programs are helping to feed the developing world....
07 December 2018
View news from United States CME: Situation, Outlook for Imported Beef; Argentina Permitted to Export Fresh/Frozen Beef to US
US - Next week USDA will update, among many other things, its projections for red meat supply availability and pricing in 2019, as reported by Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States New Access to Morocco Welcome News for Cattle, Beef Producers, Says NCBA
US - US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue yesterday announced that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow imports of US beef and beef products into Morocco....
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Maps out Scottish Farming’s Requirements from Scottish Budget
SCOTLAND, UK - This week, NFU Scotland wrote to the Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Finance Economy and Fair Work, Derek Mackay MSP, ahead of the annual budget statement to parliament next week (12 December) setting out the measures that its members need...
View news from Global Transforming Our Food System to Ensure a Sustainable Future
GLOBAL - A report by the World Resources Institute (WRI) suggests ways of feeding almost 10 billion people by 2050. ...
View news from Global Increased Soil Contamination Puts Food Safety, Food Security at Risk
GLOBAL - Urgent action is needed to address soil pollution and contain the multiple threats it poses to global food safety and food security, said FAO on World Soil Day....
View news from Canada Misleading 2019 Report Makes Assumptions of Red Meat Industry pricing
CANADA - The Canada Food Price Report for 2019, released earlier this week, makes assumptions that the cost of meat is set to fall because Canadians are adopting plant-based diets....
06 December 2018
View news from Global FAO Food Price Index Declines in November
GLOBAL - Globally traded food commodity prices declined in November, led by marked drops for palm oil and other vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture of the United Nations said today....
View news from Ireland IFA Urges Minister to Explain Bizarre Figures, Name Factories
IRELAND - IFA met with Minister Michael Creed yesterday where the Department of Agriculture told the IFA that the figures for fines for excessive carcase trim in the factories was 19 so far in 2018, zero for 2017, 28 for 2016 and zero for 2015....
View news from Japan Aeon to Cut Aussie Beef Prices Ahead of TPP's Enforcement
JAPAN - Japanese retail giant Aeon Co. said that it will lower the prices of Australian beef products by up to about 20 percent, ahead of the implementation of the 11-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement on 30 December....
View news from United Kingdom Treated Imports Could Change Shoppers' Minds on Meat
UK - Allowing imports of products like chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-treated beef in a post-Brexit trade deal could negatively impact the UK meat industry, according to new AHDB research....
View news from United States USMEF Supports Efforts to Finalise USMCA at G-20 Summit
US - At the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was signed and the White House announced that the US and China will enter negotiations on several key trade issues, including agricultural trade....
View news from Global Growing Pile of Human, Animal Waste Harbors Threats, Opportunities
GLOBAL - As demand for meat and dairy products increases across the world, much attention has landed on how livestock impact the environment, from land usage to greenhouse gas emissions....
05 December 2018
View news from United States CME: Cash Fed Cattle Prices in W48/2018 Modestly Higher
US - Cash fed cattle prices last week were modestly higher compared to the previous week, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United Kingdom New GB-wide Campaign Highlights Red Meat’s Positive Health Role
UK - A high-profile new campaign aimed at inspiring people about the role of lean red meat in a healthy diet was launched earlier this week (3 December) by Great Britain’s three red meat organisations....
View news from Ireland IFA Says Teagasc Report Confirms 2018 Extremely Difficult for Farming
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said that the "Teagasc Annual Review" figures released yesterday come as no surprise to anyone involved in farming. ...
View news from Global Call for Transformative Changes to Food Systems
GLOBAL - Earlier this week, José Graziano da Silva called on countries to urgently address all forms of malnutrition, during his opening address to FAO's Council, the organization's executive body....
View news from Kenya Herders Advised to Ditch Traditional Cattle for Grade Cows
KENYA - President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged livestock farmers in Narok to shift to keeping grade cows to maximize their profits....
View news from Australia New Livestock Rules Threaten North Aussie Cattle Trade
AUSTRALIA - Tough new recommendations proposed in the new Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock could have a negative impact on the northern cattle industry’s viability, while animal welfare benefits were questionable, the Kimberley Pilbara...
View news from United Kingdom Survey Launched to Improve Neonatal Survival
UK - Increasing profitability for farmers through improved lamb and calf survival is the key focus of a new project involving British beef and sheep units....
04 December 2018
View news from United States CME: 2019 Live Cattle Futures Prices Steady
US - The 2019 Live Cattle futures prices for 2019 were steady week-over-week, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States NFU Says USMCA Deal Falls Short of Fair Trade Framework for Family Farmers
Last week, officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico signed the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the renegotiated trade deal formerly known as the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The agreement will not have binding force in the...
View news from United States Tyson Foods Completes Acquisition of Keystone Foods
Tyson Foods, Inc. has successfully completed the acquisition of Keystone Foods from Marfrig Global Foods. ...
View news from Global Japan, Uruguay Agree to Export Beef to Each Other
JAPAN & URUGUAY - Japan and Uruguay agreed Sunday to allow each other's beef imports as a way of expanding bilateral trade during the first visit by a Japanese leader to the Latin American country....
 
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