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13 July 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures advanced as grain prices fall
US live cattle futures jumped on 10 July as prices for corn used to feed livestock tumbled....
View news from United States Will feeding silage to lactating cows give my calves scours?
Many cow-calf producers in Nebraska have become accustomed to using distillers grains as a source of both protein and energy to help meet the nutritional needs of lactating cows from calving until green grass is available, writes Dave Ostdiek University...
10 July 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures make modest gains
US live cattle futures closed slightly higher on 9 July on expectations for steady and stronger cash cattle prices for the week....
View news from United States RAMP UP Act promises to strengthen regional meat processors across the US
New bipartisan legislation aims to expand the capacity of small and medium-sized meat processors and strengthen the US meat supply chain. ...
09 July 2020
View news from United States CME update: futures and boxed beef prices weaken
US live and feeder cattle futures weakened on 8 July alongside prices for boxed beef....
08 July 2020
View news from United States CME update: abundant livestock supplies push cattle futures lower
US cattle futures ended mostly lower on 7 July following pressure from abundant supplies....
View news from United States CDC report reveals extent of COVID-19 impact on meat plant workers
A new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the heavy toll COVID-19 took on meat plant workers in April and May....
07 July 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures surge to two-month high
US live cattle futures reached a two-month high on 6 July on follow-through buying from last week....
06 July 2020
View news from United States Watch Out for Poisonous Weeds in Hay and Pasture
Noxious and toxic weeds are always a concern to livestock producers. Whether these weeds present themselves in hay or pastures, the only real way to know if they are present is to scout and know the risk, writes Justin Brackenrich, Penn State University...
04 July 2020
View news from United States Renderers welcome increased trade from USMCA
The United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) went into full force this week, marking the start of a new chapter for North American trade and leading to greater reciprocal fair trade among these nations. ...
03 July 2020
View news from United States NCBA welcomes legislation to improve US meat processing capacity
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) supports legislation that would improve US meat processing capacity and shore up supply chains. ...
02 July 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures rise as new quarter opens
US live cattle futures closed higher on 1 July on technical and speculative buying at the start of a new month and new quarter....
View news from United States USMCA hailed as a huge win for US agriculture
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) went into effect on 1 July, replacing NAFTA. ...
01 July 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures sink as corn prices skyrocket
US cattle futures drifted lower on 30 June, facing pressure from a surge in Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) corn futures that will likely squeeze profit margins for livestock producers....
30 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures make modest gains after last week’s slides
US live cattle futures closed slightly higher on 29 June, bouncing back from early declines and firming on technical buying before the end of the month and quarter....
29 June 2020
View news from United States Trade group reports that US food suppliers are foregoing China contracts over COVID-19 hurdles
An industry group representing US agriculture producers says that Chinese demands that overseas suppliers guarantee that their shipments are free from COVID-19 contamination are making some shippers forego trading with China....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures dip, reacting to pressure from the hog market and restaurant closures
CME live cattle futures dropped on 26 June as traders faced questions about beef demand as COVID-19-related restaurant closures appear more likely....
26 June 2020
View news from United States COVID-19 has killed 93 meat plant workers across the US
UFCW, the largest meatpacking union in the US, reports that at least 65 meatpacking employees and 28 food processing workers have died from the novel coronavirus....
View news from United States FDA and USDA issue joint statement on import restrictions and COVID-19
USDA and FDA reiterate that there is no evidence of people contracting the novel coronavirus from food or food packaging. ...
25 June 2020
View news from United States US Senators grill meatpackers over exports to China during coronavirus crisis
Two Senate Democrats are questioning America’s top meatpackers to disclose how much pork, beef and chicken they shipped to China during the coronavirus outbreak before the end of the month....
View news from United States US agents seize nearly 10 tonnes of illegal meat at California port
US Customs officials have intercepted prohibited pork, chicken, beef and duck product arriving from China at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. ...
View news from United States US NFU advocates for carbon markets
NFU President Rob Larew testifies before Senate Agriculture Committee on the Growing Climate Solutions Act, saying that carbon markets contribute to the financial and environmental stability of family farm agriculture. ...
24 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures firm as cold storage supplies decline
US live cattle futures rose on 23 June after two sessions of declines....
23 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures close lower as supply backlog weighs on industry
Live cattle futures closed lower on 22 June after the USDA Cattle on Feed report showed supplies and placements above trade expectations, but below marketing estimates....
View news from United States Significant fall in US frozen beef supplies as COVID-19 jacks up meat prices
The USDA and livestock analysts report that US inventories of frozen beef showed significant drops last month....
22 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures drop before release of USDA Cattle on Feed report
US live cattle futures fell on Friday as ranches contend with prolonged cattle supply bottlenecks despite slaughterhouses reopening....
View news from United States Where is animal microbiome research headed?
Mike Kogut, research microbiologist with USDA, talked to researchers about the future of the animal microbiome recently at the Animal Microbiome and Nutritional Health Congress in Chicago....
19 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures and beef prices tumble
US live cattle futures fell on 18 June as commodities and boxed beef prices face increasing pressure from rebounding production....
 
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