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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...
View news from United States CME: Shockingly Small Year End Soybean Stocks
US - Today is grains day, precipitated by yesterday’s quarterly Grain Stocks report from USDA and the 2014 harvest moving into a higher gear, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Thursday, October 02, 2014
View news from United States Texas Hay Supplies Range from Surplus to 'Non-existent'
US - What is the status of Texas hay supplies? It depends upon where you are, according to Dr. Larry Redmon, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state forage specialist, College Station....
View news from United States Food Animal Production Faces Challenges with New Antibiotic Regulations
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that revised labels established according to Guidance Documents #209 and #213 will go into effect in December 2016....
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
View news from United States Marbling Results Follow Early Weaning
US - Early castration and weaning, followed by a high energy diet, is pivotal to ensuring weaning is not detrimental to marbling deposition....
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Live Cattle Plummets, Oil 'Sharply Lower', Tuesday
US - Futures markets were bearish yesterday, both in cattle and in external commodities, reports TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff....
View news from United States Financial Boost for US Organic, Local Food Sectors
US - USDA has awarded more than $52 million in grants to support organic and local food economies....
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....
 
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