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Friday, October 31, 2014
View news from United States Corn Prices Expected to Edge Up, Could Pressure Fed Cattle Bids in 2015
US - Recent lower prices in corn could translate into fewer planted acres in 2015, potentially putting pressure on bids for beef cattle next year. ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
View news from United States Will The US Cattle Prices Last?
US - US cattle farmers enjoying record high beef prices have one concern – competition from other proteins come spring 2015....
View news from United States Experts to Address Changing Ag Market Conditions on Friday
US - Agricultural economists from Purdue University will offer farmers and livestock producers some timely guidance on rapidly changing market conditions and a look ahead to the 2015 season in a free webinar this Friday (31 October)....
Monday, October 27, 2014
View news from United States USDA Moving in Right Direction on COOL
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said that the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) recent ruling on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) clearly shows US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed in right direction....
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: Fed Cattle Set Another Record
US - Thursday's 5-area average climbed almost $5 on the prior week to break record highs depsite a drop in cutout price. ...
View news from United States Insect Meal Could be the Future of Animal Feed
US - As demand for meat, milk and dairy products grows, the issue of what to feed livestock becomes more critical because of the limited availability of natural resources, ongoing climate change issues and competition between human food, animal feed and...
Friday, October 24, 2014
View news from United States Market Analyst: Major Contrast in Livestock Markets
ANALYSIS - There's stark contrast between the hog and cattle futures this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
View news from United States APHIS Adjusts BSE Sampling Protocols
US - The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services has stopped collecting samples from calves less than 12 months of age as part of its ongoing bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) surveillance testing....
Thursday, October 23, 2014
View news from United States CME: Celebrations For Long Serving USDA Chairman
US - Many members of the market analyst community joined together Monday to honor long time USDA World Agricultural Outlook Board Chairman Dr Jerry Bange’s devoted service to US agriculture, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
View news from United States Ranching with Risk: What Does the Weather Say?
US - Ranchers in the northern plains could optimise stocking density and maximise calf development by learning from decades of weather research....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
View news from United States Transdermal Pour-on Solution Offers Novel Application
US - MSD Animal Health today introduced a transdermal pour-on solution which delivers consistent efficacy proven to reduce pyrexia (fever) associated with bovine respiratory disease (BRD). ...
View news from United States Learning From Weathermen: How Are Cattle Dictated By Weather?
US - Decades of government data is offering an insight into how seasonal weather has dictated cattle production. ...
View news from United States CME: Beef/Dairy Cow Slaughter Lower than Expected
US - The turkey business struggled mightly in the wake of the 2012 crop, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Monday, October 20, 2014
View news from United States Bumper Soybean and Corn Harvests Ahead
US - Corn prices are going to be almost $3.50 below two years ago after a record crop, analysts are predicting. ...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
View news from United States Cattlemen Concern at Vilsack Beef Check Off Announcement
US – Cattlemen’s associations across the US have staunchly opposed a government move towards a supplemental beef checkoff....
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
View news from United States CME: Currency Exchange Rates - How They can Affect Meat Supplies and Prices
US - Equity markets have been particularly volatile in recent days as market participants try to weigh the effect of weak growth in EU and China with the likelihood that the US Federal Reserve will keep rates low for much of 2015, write Steve Meyer and...
Monday, October 13, 2014
View news from United States Novus International Releases Sixth Annual Sustainability Report
US - Novus International, Inc. has released its 2013 Sustainability Report, which documents and measures the company’s comprehensive social, environmental and economic sustainability programme....
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: Strong Dollar, High Beef Prices Change Trade
US - The US beef trade balance has swung to favour imports, with exports from the US down 3.9 per cent. ...
Friday, October 10, 2014
View news from United States Conference to Take Next Steps With Johne's Disease
UK – An industry conference is to discuss latest developments in tackling a costly and challenging cattle disease....
Thursday, October 09, 2014
View news from United States Utilising Cornstalks Despite Wet Weather
US - Besides the obvious delay in harvest, additional moisture is negatively affecting grain and cornstalk quality for cattle producers that normally utilize the crop residue to extend the grazing season, according to a University of Illinois Extension...
View news from United States Upcoming Meeting on Animal Welfare at End of Life
US - The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) will host the 'Humane Endings' symposium on the euthanasia, humane slaughter and depopulation of animals near Chicago on 3 to 5 November 2014....
View news from United States Increase in US Meat Value Despite Decrease in Export Volumes
US - For the second consecutive month, August export value for US beef and pork increased year-over-year despite declines in volume....
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
View news from United States US Antibiotic Use Rises 2009 to 2012
US - The total quantity of medically important antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals increased by 16 per cent over the period 2009-2012, according to the US Food and Drug Administration's fourth annual report summarising...
View news from United States Quarterly Earnings Down for Cargill
US - Cargill has reported earnings down sharply for the latest quarter but its animal nutrition group reported a moderate increase and the meat division performed strongly, according to the company's CEO....
Monday, October 06, 2014
View news from United States CME To Reduce Electronic Trading Hours for Livestock
US – CME Group announced on Friday that it will reduce electronic trading hours of CME Livestock futures and options products. ...
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: Good Week For Cattle Futures and Economy
US - Economic indicators are strengthening, with domestic meat demand building, pay-roll increasing by 248,000 and a twelve week run of US dollar lifting against foreign currency. ...
Friday, October 03, 2014
View news from United States Stewardship of New Technologies Embraced by US Meat Industry
US - For the past several months, a diverse group of representatives from technology companies and the US beef, pork and lamb industries has tackled a critical question related to global access for US meat: What steps can the meat industry take to ensure...
 
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