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01 July 2016
View news from United Kingdom UK to Promote Beef Exports to Premium Markets Following EU Exit Vote
ANALYSIS - The UK’s meat and livestock industry can expect more volatility in the wake of the referendum vote to leave the EU, writes Chris Harris....
View news from United States CME: How Dollar Movements After Brexit Vote Affect US Meat Trade
US - Currency markets reacted violently to the surprising British vote to leave the European Union, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
30 June 2016
View news from United States How Will Brexit Affect US Agriculture?
US - Britain’s departure from the European Union would have little direct effect on US agricultural trade, Purdue University agricultural economists have said....
View news from United Kingdom 'Three Years of Uncertainty' for Meat Trade Post-Brexit
UK - Beef, sheep meat and pig meat exporters and other key industry stakeholders gathered in Warwickshire earlier this week for the 12th annual AHDB Meat Export Conference, and began discussions on how to maximise opportunities for meat exports in a post-Brexit...
29 June 2016
View news from United Kingdom UK Farmers Call for Reassurance on EU Support Schemes
UK - National Farmers' Union President Meurig Raymond has written to EU Commissioner Phil Hogan today calling for reassurance that schemes currently available to UK farmers remain open and in place until 2020....
View news from United Kingdom Livestock Event to Become One-Day Dairy Event from 2017
UK - Livestock Event organiser, the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers is returning the event to its traditional time slot with next year’s event scheduled for 6 September at The NEC, accompanied by a name change to the National Dairy Event....
View news from Canada Mexican Markets Reopen to Canadian Beef
CANADA - The Canadian meat industry has welcomed the resumption of fully normalised trade in beef products with Mexico. ...
View news from United States CME: Beef in Cold Storage Decline Neutral for Market
US - Much of our discussion in yesterday’s report focused on the feedlot inventory numbers and hog supplies, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from European Union EU Urged to Provide More Measures to Alleviate Market Pressure
EU - Ministers continued to press the EU's Commission to develop more support measures for farmers, at a meeting of the EU's agriculture and fisheries ministers on 27 and 28 June....
28 June 2016
View news from United Kingdom Minister of Agriculture to Answer Brexit Questions at Livestock 2016
UK - Minister of Agriculture George Eustice MP will officially open Livestock Event, the UK industry’s leading show within the sector to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 6 July. He will be responding to queries on the Referendum outcome,...
View news from European Union EU Compound Feed Production Up in 2015
EU - Compound feed production in the EU-28 in 2015 reached 157.3 million tonnes, which is 0.6 per cent more than in 2014, according to data provided by members of feed producers' organisation FEFAC....
View news from Canada Canadian Cattle Gain Access to Turkish Market
CANADA - Access has been opened for Canadian breeding cattle in Turkey, the Canadian Agriculture and Trade ministers have announced....
View news from United States CME: Increased Cattle on Feed Bring Placements Back to 'Normal' Levels
US - Last Friday afternoon, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a bunch of reports, all at 3:00pm Eastern Time, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
27 June 2016
View news from United States CME: US Red Meat Production Up in Year so Far
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released their monthly Livestock Slaughter report on Thursday with data for May, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from United Kingdom Public Support for Farmers Increasing, Survey Shows
UK - The amount of people backing British farming has increased for the fifth year running according to a NFU-commissioned survey from OnePoll....
View news from Global For Agribusiness, Social Media Has Changed Everything Forever, Says Adrian Moss
GLOBAL - The feed and livestock industry is becoming increasingly aware of the opportunities and threats posed by social media....
View news from United Kingdom Research Looks Into Preventing Further Resistance to Dewormers
UK - Research recently published in the Journal of Preventative Veterinary Medicine looks at the quality of advice and how the uptake of best practice in relation to anthelmintic usage can be improved, and why this is so important....
24 June 2016
View news from United Kingdom Brexit Vote: Farming Industry Reaction
UK - The votes have been counted, and the UK has voted to leave the European Union. Here we will have all the reaction from food and farming organisations in the UK and beyond....
View news from United States New Technique Reduced Salmonella in Ground Meat by 90 Per Cent
US - An old technology that uses natural bacteria predators, called bacteriophages, is the focus of new research at the University of Nevada, Reno. ...
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Meat Industry Pushes for Recognition of Low BSE Risk
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW) has asked the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing, for a meeting to examine the case for Scotland to be upgraded to the highest possible BSE status, ahead...
23 June 2016
View news from United States Will El Niño Bring a La Niña Drought to the US Midwest?
ANALYSIS - As the US Midwest comes out of its very strong El Niño, it could transition into La Niña. Could that mean drought for Midwest farmers? ...
View news from New Zealand Concerns Over New Zealand's Meat Export Markets if Brexit Happens
NEW ZEALAND - Beef + Lamb New Zealand says those who think Brexit won’t have an impact on trade because the United Kingdom (UK) only takes 2 per cent of New Zealand’s exports, are missing the point, it’s the whole of the European trade we should...
View news from United States CME: Analysts Make Wide-Ranging Estimates Ahead of Cattle on Feed Report
US - This Friday will be busy as USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) bunches-up the release of livestock/meat reports late this week....
22 June 2016
View news from Global EU Referendum: What Would Brexit Mean for Farming?
ANALYSIS – Since the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU was announced, many stakeholders in agriculture from the UK and further afield have had a lot to say about whether the country should stay in or leave. Here is an overview of what the...
View news from United States CME: More Cull Cows Expected to Come to Market
US - There has been discussion regarding the Choice-Select spread on the beef cutout value, but for today’s article we are going to focus on the cow cutout value, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
21 June 2016
View news from United Kingdom Best of British Breeding on Show at Livestock Event
UK - The best of British genetics are scheduled to be showcased in front of a line-up of judges and the country’s largest audience of farmers from throughout the UK and beyond at the Livestock Event, staged at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 6 and...
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Beef Herd Expands as Sheep Flock Shrinks
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish beef and pig herds increased in size during 2015 while the Scottish sheep flock contracted slightly, according to a report published by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
View news from United States CME: Brexit Impact on US Dollar Important for Livestock Markets
US - This week includes the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. And judging from the number of potentially market moving events already on schedule, this could be a long week for futures markets participants, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
 
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