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24 February 2017
View news from United States CME: Important Fed Cattle Market Innovation Under Discussion
US - In this Daily Livestock Report (DLR), we provide some discussion of an important fed cattle market innovation which began in 2016 — the Fed Cattle Exchange, according to the Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
23 February 2017
View news from United States CME: Pre-report Estimates Show Cattle Marketed During January Up 10.2%
US - On Friday, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will publish their monthly 'Cattle on Feed' report, which is based on a survey of all feedlots with an animal capacity of 1,000 head or more, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR...
22 February 2017
View news from United States CME: Market Ready Cattle Prices Sustain Impressive Rally
US - Market ready cattle prices, basis the USDA-AMS 5 Market average, have sustained an impressive rally from Christmas week of 2016 to early February, according to the Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Scientists Weigh in on 'Next Frontier' for Beef Quality Research
US - When it comes to beef, certain traits, like tenderness, are easier to quantify than others....
21 February 2017
View news from United States CME: Slip in 2016 Beef, Pork Retail Demand Indexes Compared to 2015
US - From an economist’s perspective, a demand index is a depictions changes over time compared to a base period (i.e. shifts in the demand relationship). Graphically, demand is a curve with prices on the vertical axis and quantities on a horizontal...
View news from United States Gene Editing can Complement Traditional Food-animal Improvements
US - Gene editing - one of the newest and most promising tools of biotechnology - enables animal breeders to make beneficial genetic changes, without bringing along unwanted genetic changes....
20 February 2017
View news from United States CME: Minimal Number of Canadian Feeder Cattle Seen Entering US in 2017
US - USDA will publish next week the results of its feedlot inventory survey and we will cover both pre‐report estimates and the survey results as they become available, write the Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Groups Welcome Scott Pruitt as New EPA Administrator
US - Last week, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) welcomed Scott Pruitt's confirmation as administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ...
17 February 2017
View news from United States CME: Prices for All Meat Proteins Higher Than a Year Ago in January
US - Prices for all meat proteins were lower compared to the previous year in  January, reflecting the impact of expanding meat supplies and the need to move  more  product  through  domestic  channels, according to the...
View news from United States Cattlemen Applaud Bipartisan House Passage of Red River Bill
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council applaud the House passage of H.R. 428 the "Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act". The bill, introduced by Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) would seek to settle all federal...
16 February 2017
View news from United States Checkoff Debuts Revamp of Beef U Online Training Programme
US - The beef checkoff is launching a newly revamped Beef University – or Beef U – a free, online training programme focused on the latest information, insights and research on marketing and selling beef....
15 February 2017
View news from United States CME: US Beef, Cattle Prices Unaffected by Beef Imports
US - Despite 'alternative facts' of beef imports flooding the US market, the reality is that beef imports have had a very minor effect on US beef and cattle prices in the last 12 months, according to the Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
14 February 2017
View news from United States CME: General Increase in Livestock Futures Contract Prices
US - Looking back at last week, livestock futures contract prices generally increased some week-over-week, according to the Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States USMEF Updates Committee on International Outlook for US Beef
US - The Beef Checkoff Program’s Export Growth Committee met Friday, 3 February at the Cattle Industry Annual Convention in Nashville. The committee’s role is to set priorities for the Beef Operating Committee and provide direction regarding export...
10 February 2017
View news from United States Strong Finish for 2016 US Red Meat Exports
US - US pork and beef exports wrapped up an excellent 2016 performance with very strong December results, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
09 February 2017
View news from United States Beef, Pork Groups Urge President to Start Trade Talks with Japan
US - Ahead of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s state visit to the US, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the National Pork Producers Council urged President Trump to begin negotiations on a free and fair trade agreement with Japan....
07 February 2017
View news from United States Heavier DON, ZEN and FUM Levels Reported in 2016 US Corn and DDGS: BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey
US - US feed and livestock producers have more reason to carefully monitor mycotoxin contamination in feed and crops, according to results of the latest BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey....
View news from United States Beef Exports’ Positive Momentum Boosts Cattle Producers’ Outlook
US - Beef exports were top-of-mind for many of the 9,000 cattle producers and other beef industry leaders attending the Cattle Industry Annual Convention in Nashville last week. ...
01 February 2017
View news from United States Legislation to Address BLM Planning Rule Gains Support
US - The Public Lands Council and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association applaud the introduction of concurrent resolutions in both the Senate and House disapproving the Bureau of Land Management’s Planning 2.0 rule finalised last December....
View news from United States Study Shows Angus Genetics Works in All Markets
US - While the cattle market fell from record highs in 2014 in a steep dive to last fall’s low, the relative demand for quality and premium bids for Angus calves fared better....
View news from United States USMEF Highlights Importance of Red Meat Exports at Ag Expo
US - Last week, USMEF participated in the Minnesota Ag Expo, held 25-26 January at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. The event is hosted annually by the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association and Minnesota Corn Growers Association....
27 January 2017
View news from United States Cattlemen Hail Introduction of Legislation to Repeal Death Tax
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation that would permanently kill the onerous death tax. ...
View news from United States US Frozen Red Meat Inventories Down at 2016 End
US - USDA-NASS reported that frozen red meat inventories at the end of 2016 declined 2 per cent from a year earlier although there was a marked divergence in trends for pork products versus beef, reports the Steiner Consulting Group....
26 January 2017
View news from United States US Livestock, Poultry Industries Blessed with Record-setting Corn Harvest
US - The US livestock, poultry and dairy industries have been blessed (again) with a record-setting corn harvest, writes the Steiner Consulting Group....
25 January 2017
View news from United States Mixed Response From Ag Industry as US Gets Withdrawn from TPP
US - US President Donald Trump has signed an executive action to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. The move by Mr Trump has been met with mixed reactions....
24 January 2017
View news from United States British Cattle Vets Recommend Voluntary Clampdown on Antibiotic Use
UK - Recommendations to clamp down on use of critically important antibiotics (CIAs) when treating cattle and avoid preventative use where possible have been issued by the British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA)....
23 January 2017
View news from United States Wholesale Food Prices Drop Sharply
US - Wholesale prices are down sharply across a number of categories but so far the response from grocery retailers and foodservice operators has been vastly different. According to data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the price of food products...
20 January 2017
View news from United States Sonny Perdue to Be New US Agriculture Secretary
US - President-elect Donald Trump has selected former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be the US Agriculture Secretary in the incoming Trump administration....
 
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