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14 March 2019
Report: Danish Farmers Face Poorer Conditions than European Counterparts
DENMARK - Researchers from the University of Copenhagen's Department of Food and Resource Economics have looked at financial data from 80,000 EU farms comparable with similar farms in in Denmark. ...
08 March 2019
Beef Farmers Advised About Risks of Straw Impaction
UK - Reports of cows dying from straw impaction is highlighting the risks associated with feeding straw-based rations to suckler cows....
Vital Connection Between Grains, Livestock Shared at Commodity Classic
US - The importance of trade to US agriculture dominated discussions at the USMEF booth and among all grain producers attending this year’s Commodity Classic in Orlando, Florida....
25 February 2019
CME: COF Futures Hold Significant Spread Between April/Jun, Aug/Oct
US - According to the (delayed) cattle on feed report published today, the total supply of cattle on feed in +1000 head capacity feedlots on 1 January was 11.690 million head, 1.7 percent higher than the previous year, reports Steiner Consulting Group,...
22 February 2019
Strategies to Optimise Silage Quality, Cattle Health
SCOTLAND, UK - Strategies to boost silage quality and optimise herd and calf health will be the focus of the next Borders Monitor farm meeting on Wednesday (6 March) at Whitriggs Farm, near Denholm....
18 February 2019
Counting the Cost of Silage Losses in your Operation
Silage is often the base forage for the diets of growing cattle and the cow herd. ...
07 February 2019
Issues with Moldy Hay?
Moldy hay. No matter how hard you tried, last summer you baled some hay a little too wet and now you have some mold. So how do you go about feeding this moldy hay safely?...
15 January 2019
CME: Kansas Feedlots Market More Heifers in November 2018
US - Kansas State University collects and provides a summary of Kansas Feedlots every month. Data for November was released last week showing a decline in the average daily gain for steers and heifers, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
Healthy Start Equals Improved Performance in the Feedyard
US - Starting cattle the right way is better for the cattle and the consumer....
14 January 2019
Vet Dept Warns Cattle Farmers Against Poisonous Plant
ZIMBABWE - The Department of Veterinary Services has warned farmers to be wary of losing their livestock to a poisonous plant, dichapetalum cymosum, which has claimed the lives of at least ten animals in Umguza District....
24 December 2018
Updated Study Quantifies Value Delivered to Corn Producers Through Red Meat Exports
USMEF has received the results of an updated study aimed at quantifying the value delivered to US corn producers through exports of red meat. The original 2016 study, as well as the 2018 follow-up, were conducted by World Perspectives, Inc. (WPI), a leading...
13 December 2018
CME: Corn, Soybean Markets Trending Higher Since Labour Day
US - Corn and soybean markets have been trending higher since Labour Day, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
12 December 2018
CME: Alfalfa Hay Prices Higher Every Month in 2018
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that hay production rebounded significantly this year on more acres and normal yields, but prices are still significantly higher than last year....
07 December 2018
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....
06 December 2018
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....
05 December 2018
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. ...
03 December 2018
ADM shines a light on its additive portfolio at EuroTier
The Cattle Site spoke to Andrew Carlson, vice president of global feed additives and ingredients, ADM, at the ever-growing trade show in Hanover. ...
27 November 2018
Afghan Farmers Grappling Drought Urgently Need Seed, Animal Feed Support
AFGHANISTAN - A new drought response plan will help 1.4 million of the most vulnerable drought-affected people in Afghanistan during the coming winter season and into April next year, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced...
26 November 2018
CME: 2.2m Head of Cattle on Feed Placed in October
US - USDA released the results of its latest surveys covering the number of cattle on feed in feedlots with +1000 head capacity as well as the supply red meat and poultry in cold storage, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
20 November 2018
CME: More Cattle Placed into US Feedlots During October
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will publish the monthly "Cattle on Feed" report tomorrow (21 November), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
02 November 2018
AHDB Beef & Lamb Seeks Industry Members for Major Beef Project
UK - AHDB Beef & Lamb is urging anyone in the beef industry with an interest in beef cattle nutrition and performance to get involved in helping to shape a new project to deliver improved beef cattle feeding guidelines....
01 November 2018
Global Food Prices Dip in October
GLOBAL - International food commodity prices dipped in October, as falling dairy, meat and vegetable oils prices more than offset a surge in sugar prices, the United Nations said today....
31 October 2018
Weaning Time: 'House of Horrors' for Young Calves
US - Come weaning time, there’s a seemingly never-ending house of horrors awaiting young calves....
19 October 2018
Cattlemen see more ‘Green’ in spring by grazing stockers on wheat
To further capitalise on the average daily gain wheat pasture offers stockers, Dr Reuter recommends cattlemen leverage an implant program as well as incorporate an ionophore....
15 October 2018
CME: 2019 Per Capita Beef Consumption Forecast to Rise
US - Below are highlights from the latest USDA WASDE report as provided by Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
08 October 2018
EU, FAO Reaffirm Commitment to Build More Sustainable Future for All
EU - Last week, the European Union (EU) and FAO reaffirmed their commitment to tackle common global concerns such as rising hunger, bring about prosperity and peace, and build a more sustainable future for all....
05 October 2018
FAO Food Price Index Down in September Amid Robust Supplies
GLOBAL - Global agricultural food commodity prices fell in September due to growing inventories of key staples....
02 October 2018
CME: August Prices Received for Corn Lower Than Previous Year
US - USDA NASS released the monthly "Agricultural Prices" report on Thursday drawing a close to the 2017/2018 marketing year prices received for corn and soybeans, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
 
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