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20 September 2018
US Beef Steak, Pork Sausages in Showcased Korea
SOUTH KOREA - US beef chuck eye roll steak and US pork sausages were highlighted by USMEF at a special "Picnic on the Bridge" event at the 2018 Seoul Food Festival in South Korea....
19 September 2018
Heartland Team Explores US Red Meat Successes, Potential in Japan
JAPAN - USMEF’s eighth Heartland Team featured a mix of producers and other agricultural industry leaders getting a firsthand look at the success of US red meat in Japan, as well the potential for future growth in the leading value market for both US...
17 September 2018
Perth’s Nobu Serves World's Most Expensive Beef
AUSTRALIA - Diners with deep pockets are happily forking out for the world’s most expensive beef at Nobu at Crown Perth....
Cattle Deaths Spike as Wet Weather Sets in
ZIMBABWE - A combination of late, heavy rains and a shortage of cattle dip has contributed to a rise in tick-borne diseases in Zimbabwe this year, a government official said....
'High-yield' Farming Costs Environment Less Than Previously Thought
UK - Agriculture that appears to be more eco-friendly but uses more land may actually have greater environmental costs per unit of food than "high-yield" farming that uses less land, a new study has found....
14 September 2018
NZ Sheep, Beef Farm Profits Forecast to Slip
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand sheep and beef farm profits are expected to decline in the coming year as higher spending outweighs a lift in revenue from the products they sell....
13 September 2018
NCBA, PLC Encouraged by Secretary Zinke's Order on 'Sue and Settle'
US - Yesterday, it was reported that the Department of Interior announced Secretarial Order 3368, regarding "sue and settle"....
12 September 2018
Fiji Cattle Under Threat of TB
FIJI - Cattle being exposed to tuberculosis are becoming a threat to farmers such as Vijay Nand....
First Shipment of Irish Beef Docks in China
CHINA - Earlier this year, Ireland became the first major European beef exporting country to be approved by China, and already has six plants approved for beef exports to the mainland. On 11 September, the first container of Irish beef to arrive by sea...
11 September 2018
Official Opening of Vion's New Cattle Slaughterhouse in Waldkraiburg
GERMANY - On Saturday (8 September), Vion's COO Bernd Stange welcomed guests from politics, society, agriculture and customers of the company to the official opening of the most modern beef production location of Vion in Waldkraiburg....
10 September 2018
CME: July Another Successful Month for Beef, Veal Exports
US - July was another successful beef and veal export month, adding 17 per cent to July 2017’s export number and is the 6th month out of 7 posting double digit percentage volume gains in 2018, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Iran's Frozen Beef Imports Up by 7%
IRAN - Latest statistics from the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) show that 42,925 tons of frozen beef, valued at about $183.184 million, were imported in the the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year, indicating...
IFA Urges Ag Minister to Take Urgent Action on Income Crisis in Livestock Sector
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said livestock farmers are under immense income pressure from falling cattle prices, increased costs, severe weather conditions all year and the erosion of direct payments....
EU Trade Talks with Mercosur Have No Credibility, Says IFA
EU - With EU Commission officials in Montevideo in Uruguay this week to reconvene the Mercosur trade talks, IFA President Joe Healy said the time has come for EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan to put his foot down and tell Trade Commissioner Malmstrom...
US Red Meat Export Volumes Strong in July
US - July exports of US pork and beef were higher than a year ago, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF. Export value results were mixed, with beef exports posting another near-record month while pork export value declined, reflecting...
07 September 2018
FAO Food Price Index Holds Steady in August
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index remained stable in August, as cereal prices rebounded while vegetable oils and sugar declined....
06 September 2018
CME: US Beef Output Forecast to Increase Annually
US - Compared to the rates of growth in US beef production in recent years, the year-over-year increases during the next two years are forecast to be moderate, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Canada to Stick to Guns at NAFTA Discussions
CANADA - Canada heads into talks in Washington on Wednesday to renew NAFTA determined not to back down on key issues despite threats from US President Donald Trump to retaliate against the Canadian economy unless Ottawa gives ground quickly....
New Grassland Improvement Programme Looking for Farmers
UK - Beef and sheep farms are needed for a new project which will help farmers across Great Britain improve management of their grassland....
05 September 2018
Meat Prices Shoot Up Amid Ban on Cattle Transportation
UGANDA - People planning to buy meat in Kampala and other areas across the country will have to dig deeper as prices continue to increase amid a ban on the transportation of animals from the Ankole Sub-region. ...
Meat, Dairy Products to Take Centre Stage in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - High quality meat and dairy products from Britain will be heading to Hong Kong next month for one of the leading fine dining exhibitions in Asia....
04 September 2018
EU Wants to Settle Beef Dispute with US in Bid to Ease Trade Tensions
EU - The European Commission announced on Monday that it wants to get mandate from European Council to open negotiations with the United States in order to settle dispute on export of US hormone-free beef in a bid to ease trade tensions across the Atlantic....
03 September 2018
CME: Total Fed Beef Production Modestly Up Compared to Last Year
US - We have decided to talk about livestock weights, what they tell us about producer currentness and the impact they may have on the supply of beef or pork coming to market, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
AHDB Presents Global Export Outlook for UK Agriculture in Light of Brexit
UK - AHDB will host a first-ever cross-sector export and trade conference on 17 October 2018 at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London, with Secretary of State for International Trade, Liam Fox MP discussing future government policy on trade....
30 August 2018
CME: Likely Identification of BSE Case in Florida; Beef Cow Herd Expected to Drop in 2019
US - A couple of news stories Tuesday night indicated that a case of BSE may have been identified in Florida. At this point we have not seen a USDA confirmation of this and will wait until that happens before we make a more complete statement, reports...
29 August 2018
Belarus to Export More Beef to China
BELARUS - Belarus intends to sell more beef to China, representatives of the Embassy of Belarus reported in China after Belarusian Agriculture and Food Minister Leonid Zayats held a series of negotiations in Beijing. ...
Zimbabwean Farmers Urged to Brand Cattle
ZIMBABWE - The government is deeply concerned with the low uptake of cattle branding in Mhondoro-Ngezi district, despite the rise in stock theft in the area....
Recombinetics Closes $34m in Series A Funding
US - Recombinetics, a pioneer in gene-editing solutions for human health and animal agriculture, has announced the completion of a $34 million Series A financing round....
 
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