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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
View news from United States Researcher Uncovers Multiple Influences in the Antibiotic Resistance Debate
US - The issue of antibiotic resistance may have only recently become front-page news, but it has always been a concern of those focused on improving public health. ...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
View news from United States CME: Combined Meat Production in Mid-July Below Year Ago Levels
US - Combined beef, pork and poultry production for week ending 19 July was an estimated 1.654 billion pounds, some 90 million pounds (- 5 per cent) below year ago levels, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Monday, July 21, 2014
View news from United States Weekly Cattle Summary: Demand Playing Part in High Prices
US - Shoppers are buying more meat and beef this year and exporters are shipping more beef abroad, according to the University of Missouri's Ron Plain and Scott Brown. ...
View news from United States CME: Cow Slaughter Still Running Below Year Ago Levels
US - Cow slaughter continues to run significantly below year ago levels on improving moisture conditions in key production areas and above average pasture conditions, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from United States Tyson Starts Process to Buy Hillshire Brands
US - Tyson Foods has started the process to buy Hillshire Brands....
Friday, July 18, 2014
View news from United States NFU Asks for Clarity on Key Points Under WOTUS Rule
US - In a letter sent on Thursday (17 July) to US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson asked for more information about which bodies of water would be deemed jurisdictional...
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Small Trading Ranges Signal Major Price Move As Expected
US - A major price move was expected and it came yesterday, reports Jim Wyckoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
View news from United States Fight Heat Stress in Transition Barns and Beef Cattle
US - Summer brings added costs for cattlemen, but cooling cows in hot and humid weather pays off in the long run and should be done across more animals....
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Is a Market Top in Place This Week?
US - Bulls have faded this week, suggesting a market top is in place, writes TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff. ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Major Price Move On Horizon
US - A bigger price move could be on the horizon, according to TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff reacting to the recent 'collapse in volatility'....
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
View news from United States Weekly Cattle Summary: Strong Exports and Boxed Beef Prices Continue
US - May beef exports were up on the previous May and boxed beef set new records last week, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown in their weekly update. ...
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Negated Three Month Uptrend Suggests Market Top
US - The bulls are fading as a market top appears, negating a three month old up-trend, reports Jim Wyckoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
Monday, July 14, 2014
View news from United States US Corn Prices Drop: Will Corn Creep Back into Feed Rations?
ANALYSIS - Matt Roberts, agricultural economist at The Ohio State University, said corn prices could drop another 40 cents to 50 cents going into the fall and with lower grain prices, he questions when livestock producers will start adding corn back into...
View news from United States Public Meeting to be Held on Antibiotic Resistance Monitoring
US - US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a public meeting on antimicrobial resistance monitoring in the food supply in August....
Friday, July 11, 2014
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Bulls Hanging On, Thursday
US - Cattle bulls still have the overall near-term technical advantage but are fading quickly, reports Jim Wyckoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Prices Close Lower, Wednesday
US - August live cattle closed down $2.50 at $151.02 Wednesday, reports TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff. ...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
View news from United States Marketing and the Ethics of Big Food
In another edition of the MOFAD Roundtable series focused on honest dialogue about tough food issues, experts came together at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development to hash out the ethics of “big food” marketing, writes...
View news from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Cattle Outlook: Bullish Market Remains
ANALYSIS - Cattle futures markets have the bulls in full technical demand, although an eye should be kept open for technical clues of a market top. ...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
View news from United States Momentum Remains Strong for US Pork, Beef Exports
US - Pork and beef exports maintained their strong momentum in May, with export volumes for both products exceeding last year’s totals and value increasing by double digits, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export...
View news from United States Cattle Futures: Markets Maintain Bullish Run, Monday
US - Cattle markets remain bullish after months of a bull run, reports Jim Wykcoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
Monday, July 07, 2014
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: Beef, Futures, Fed and Feeder Cattle All Break Records
US - Beef, fed cattle, feeder and future prices all set new records last week, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri. ...
Friday, July 04, 2014
View news from United States Merger Agreed by Tyson Foods, Hillshire Brands
US - Tyson Foods, Inc. and The Hillshire Brands Company have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Tyson Foods will acquire all outstanding shares of Hillshire Brands for $63 per share. The transaction is scheduled to...
View news from United States Cattle Futures: More Records Broken By Feeders, Thursday
US - Cattle futures closed higher once again, hitting a record high yesterday for August feeders, reports Jim Wyckoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
Thursday, July 03, 2014
View news from United States Novus 2014 Food Drive Offers Local Children Freedom from Summer Hunger
US - Novus International has last week honoured the generosity of itsr employees by matching donations to the St. Louis Area Foodbank. The company’s matching funds bring the 2014 Food and Funds Drive total to $15,000....
View news from United States Let’s Keep COOL this Independence Day, Says Farmers Union
US - More than 74 million Americans plan to celebrate the US's independence this weekend by enjoying a barbecue. About 900 million pounds of pork, beef and chicken will be purchased around the country this week. With all that meat on the grill over the...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
View news from United States FDA Reports Full Industry Engagement over Judicious Antibiotic Use
US - The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) reports full industry engagement on its Antimicrobial Resistance strategy and has issued its first six-month progress report to update the public on current and pending drug label changes....
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
View news from United States Part II: Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial, write Oistein Thorsen and Garret Higgins, both with trie....
View news from United States Wyckoff's Closing Report: Live Cattle Closed Lower
US - August live cattle closed down $0.75 at $150.36 Monday....
 
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