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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
View news from United States Website to Help Farmers Choose New Farm Bill Programmes
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched a new online resource this week to help farmers across the country make important decisions on new Farm Bill created safety net programs....
Monday, September 29, 2014
View news from United States US Government Announces Funding for Grain Research
CANADA - Farmer-led research to find new feed wheat varieties will receive $400,000 as part of a commitment to innovation under Growing Forward two, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister...
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: Beef Stocks at Nine Year Low
US - US beef stocks stood at 343.7 million pounds of beef at the end of August, the lowest since July 2005....
Thursday, September 25, 2014
View news from United States Cattle Crossroads: Feedlots Could Feel Further Squeeze
US - Beef markets appear to be at a crossroads in the US, with one possible route bringing tough times for the feedlot sector....
View news from United States CME: Cold Storage Supply of Pork, Poultry and Beef Down
US - Total supply of beef, pork and chicken in cold storage at the end of the month was 1.999 billion pounds, 11.9 per cent lower than a year ago and 7.7 per cent lower than the five year average, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
View news from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Livestock Outlook: What Has the Cattle on Feed Report Done to Futures?
ANALYSIS - Bearish tones from the latest cattle on feed report have changed momentum at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, although bulls still retain the overall near term technical advantage....
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
View news from United States McDonald's: Beef Sustainability is Job #1, #2 and #3
ANALYSIS - McDonald's sustainability efforts focus on verifiable sustainable coffee, fish, fiber, palm oil and beef with "beef being Priority Number One, Two and Three."...
Monday, September 22, 2014
View news from United States Slight Bearish News From On Feed Report
US - A bearish hint was offered from the slightly higher than expected on feed placements on Friday, write Professors Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri. ...
View news from United States CME: Production Costs Rising For Hogs, Cattle
US - Hog costs were impacted only by higher corn and bean meal costs. Cattle feeders had to deal with more expensive roughages as well....
View news from United States US Launches National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic-Resistance
US - The US government has launched a new strategy to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria with increased surveillance and faster tests....
Saturday, September 20, 2014
View news from United States Market Analyst: Split Across Livestock Futures
US - Livestock futures have been mostly split over the last week, according to Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Friday, September 19, 2014
View news from United States International Year of Family Farming 2014
US - On the 18 September The National Farmers Union (NFU) applauded the introduction of the Senate Resolution designating 2014 as the “International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).” NFU has lead the US Committee for IYFF and played a key role in having...
View news from United States National Farm Safety and Health Week Focuses on 'Protecting What Matters'
US - 'Safety Counts - Protecting What Matters' is this year’s theme for National Farm Safety and Health Week, which will be observed September 21-27, 2014. ...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
View news from United States Bluetongue Update: New Outbreaks, New Science
GLOBAL - Scientists better understand how the Bluetongue virus survives winters, as farmers across southern Europe try to cope with this summer’s rapidly spreading outbreak....
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
View news from United States Farm Bureau Leads Delegation to Reduce Trade Barriers Abroad
US - American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to increase trade through comprehensive agreements that would reduce, if not eliminate, government-imposed...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
View news from United States Registration for AFIA Equipment Manufacturers Conference
US - Registration is now open for the American Feed Industry Association's 2014 Equipment Manufacturers Conference, 6-8 November, in Palm Springs, California This year's theme is Feeding the World: Challenges and Opportunities....
View news from United States Transatlantic Partnership: What are the Implications for Animal Production?
US - The targeted Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union (EU) and the USA is currently the subject of lively debate and will be discussed at Eurotier 2014....
Monday, September 15, 2014
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: US Beef Summer Price High Pegs Back Exports
US - Record US beef values have been followed by a huge swing in imports and exports, report two University of Missouri economists. ...
View news from United States CME: Does Cheap Feed Make Cheaper Meat?
US - Even as grain supplies in the US, and globally for that matter, are expected to increase significantly in the next 12 months, the amount of meat protein available to consumers will still be lower than what it was two years ago, write Steve Meyer...
Friday, September 12, 2014
View news from United States CME: 74 per Cent of US Corn Crop Rated Good/Excellent Condition
US - Seventy-four per cent of the US corn crop was rated in good/excellent condition, unchanged from the previous week and 20 points better than year ago and the five year average for this week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
View news from United States Farm Safety Should be a Front Burner Issue
US - In honor of the United Nations’ 2014 International Year of Family Farming, this month National Farmers Union (NFU) is highlighting the importance of being proactive in the area of farm safety. Agriculture is consistently among the most hazardous...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Prices Peak Before Backing Off, Wednesday
US - A new record contract high was hit yesterday before prices backed off to close near mid-range, reports TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff. ...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
View news from United States Agri Groups Release 'Waters of the US' Mapping Tool
US - Last week, the National Pork Producers Council, along with other agricultural groups, unveiled an interactive website that shows land likely to be regulated by the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) under a proposed rule from the US Environmental Protection...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
View news from United States CME: US Consumer-level Meat, Poultry Demand Strong in July
US - US consumer level meat and poultry demand remained strong in July. Total real per capita expenditures on beef, pork, chicken and turkey amounted to $44.62 in July, up from June’s $45.96 and 1.2 per cent higher than last July’s $44.08, write...
Monday, September 08, 2014
View news from United States Meat Exports Remain on a Strong Pace
US - US red meat exports slowed in July, the first time this year that year-over-year export volumes were lower for both beef and pork. But 2014 exports remain on a strong pace, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export...
Thursday, September 04, 2014
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Live Cattle Close up $3 Limit to 4 Week High
US - Bulls enjoyed momentum on Wedensday as live cattle closed at $155.42 at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, writes TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff....
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
View news from United States Buying Corn Off the Growers Before Harvest
US - Buying fields of corn pre-harvest could be an option this year, MidWest cattle producers are being advised....
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
View news from United States Government Under Fire For Argentina FMD Free Decision
US – The cattle industry has attacked the US government for adding a region of Argentina to a foot and mouth disease (FMD) free list....
 
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