TheBeefSite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the beef industry

Cattle Industry News By Category: Crop

01 December 2020
Argentina’s agriculture export industry workers go on strike
Two major unions representing Argentina’s agro-export industry have launched an indefinite strike, escalating a stand-off that has been simmering for months....
30 November 2020
China reports completing protocols for Phase One trade deal with US
The Global Times reports that China has completed the farm product quarantine protocols agreed under the bilateral Phase One trade deal....
24 November 2020
Australia’s PM says Chinese tensions are due to a misrepresentation of interests
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison believes that tension between Australia and China are being driven by incorrect assumptions shaped by a rivalry between China and the United States....
11 November 2020
CME update: feed cattle futures dip as corn prices rise
US feeder cattle futures ended lower on 10 November after nearing a six-week high as skyrocketing corn prices signalled that feed costs will increase....
The Benefits Of Bringing Cattle And Crops Together
Grazing cattle on neighbouring farmland can have benefits to both the cattle producer and the farmer if done properly. From Saskatchewan to Manitoba and Ontario the following producers have had success with grazing cattle on neighbouring crop land....
10 November 2020
Argentina’s port workers launch sudden strike, affecting grain shipments
A union spokesman confirmed that its members who are grains pork workers were holding surprise strikes in protest of stalled talks over wages....
05 November 2020
October’s world food price index rises for five straight months
World food prices rose for a fifth month running in October, completely recovering from the shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and posting gains in most sectors....
02 November 2020
China rejects Australia’s appeal to remove barley import tariff
China has rejected Australia’s petition to scrap a tariff on its barley exports, all but closing the door on a trade work nearly A$1.5 billion in 2018....
30 October 2020
Argentine oilseed crushers and union to meet again as strike looms
Argentina’s oilseed crushers and exporting firms are scheduled to meet again with a key worker union in order to reach a deal over COVID-19 bonus payments and head off the threat of strike action in the world’s top supplier of processed soy....
29 October 2020
USDA stands by its latest estimate of China’s corn imports
The US Department of Agriculture is defending its forecast of China’s corn imports despite analysts noting the high sales price....
Argentine oilseed union says that more strike action is likely after offer from crushers deemed “insufficient”
The main union for Argentina’s oilseed crushing workers is hinting at further strike action acter a proposed coronavirus bonus payment fell short of expectations....
Webinars explore the benefits of fodder beets as winter livestock feed
A New Zealand-based expert will take part in a series of webinars - aimed specifically at sheep, beef and dairy - on the use of fodder beet as a crop to feed livestock over the winter....
19 October 2020
Brazil to suspend tariffs on corn and soy until 2021
Brazil will suspend tariffs on corn and soy imports form countries outside the Mercosur trading bloc until early 2021 in a bid to reduce food prices that are contributing to inflation....
14 October 2020
Argentina’s oilseed workers go on strike at key ports
Argentina’s Federation of Oilseeds Workers began open-ended wage strikes on 13 October, with no sign of government intervention that would force members back to work during new contract negotiations....
13 October 2020
What are the key farming issues in the upcoming US election?
Despite President Trump enjoying wide support among US farmers, some have reservations about the impact his trade policies on crop prices and international movement of US farm products....
08 October 2020
Global food price index rises 5 percent year-on-year in September
Data from the FAO’s newly released world food price index shows that food prices rose for a fourth straight month in September....
07 October 2020
Argentine farmers warn that tax cuts favour oilseed crushers and won’t prompt sales
A new export tax regime in Argentina leaves a higher levy on soybeans than processed soy oil and soy meal, prompting claims that the country is subsidising the oilseed crushing industry....
06 October 2020
Secretary Perdue warns that China may not meet farm commitments in Phase 1 trade deal
US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue says that China may fall short of its agricultural product purchasing commitments made in its Phase 1 trade deal with the United States....
05 October 2020
Argentina’s farm lobby slams “insufficient” grains tax cuts
Argentina’s main farm association says that government measures to temporarily cut export taxes on grains were inadequate and fail to address underlying issues facing farmers....
02 October 2020
CME update: nearby cattle futures sink on profit-taking
US live cattle futures had a mixed trading day on 1 October with nearby contracts lowering on profit-taking after the December benchmark contract reached a six-week high....
Argentina cuts soy export taxes to boost foreign reserves
Argentina has moved to temporarily cut soybean, soymeal and soy oil export taxes by three percent to 30 percent to bolster export revenue....
01 October 2020
CME update: cattle futures falter as grain prices skyrocket
US live cattle futures slipped on 30 September and feeder prices dipped as prices for grain used as animal feed soared....
29 September 2020
Agriculture at the heart of Alberta's economic recovery
Record crop yields and strengthened cattle prices are leading Alberta’s economic recovery after a difficult start to 2020 due to COVID-19 and low energy prices....
25 September 2020
China’s August soybean imports from Brazil jump 22 percent from 2019
China’s August imports of soybeans from Brazil rose 22 percent from a year ago as buyers increased their purchases to capitalise on higher margins in early 2020....
10 September 2020
New research project at Iowa State University builds "genome to phenome" knowledge for crops and livestock
A new federal grant will support an Iowa State University-led effort to spur development of a “genome to phenome” infrastructure for scientific collaboration across crops and livestock....
09 September 2020
China buys 664,000 tonnes of US soybeans, its biggest daily purchase in nearly 7 weeks
USDA data shows Chinese buyers booking 664,000 tonnes of soybeans, the largest daily total since 22 July, for deliver in the 2020/21 marketing year....
03 September 2020
Looming corn shortages in China put agriculture sector on edge
Skyrocketing corn prices in China are raising concerns over food security as food inflation reaches its highest level in a decade....
31 August 2020
Iowa’s crops suffer worst drought since 2013
Iowa, the biggest corn producer in the United States, is facing its most widespread drought since September 2013, compounding problems for farmers after devastating wind storm earlier in August....
 
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 
News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Sub Category

News By Category


Partners


Seasonal Picks

Managing Pig Health: A Reference for the Farm - 2nd Edition