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27 February 2015
View news from United States Sustainability Means Passing on a Legacy
US – Sustainable cattle production means taking care of every drop of water and selecting the right location and grazing for every animal’s needs, says a US rancher....
View news from United States Economic Models Give Insights Into Global Sustainability Challenges
US - Combining global economics, geography, ecology and environmental sciences is essential to understanding how changes in trade and natural systems in one part of the world affect those in another, a review concludes....
25 February 2015
View news from United States USDA Announces Funding for Research, Education, Extension
US - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more than $160 million in funding for food and agriculture research, education and extension....
23 February 2015
View news from United States Record US Meat Output as Food Price Inflation Stays Low
US - Lower energy prices, lower transportation costs, the appreciation of the US dollar, drought intensification in the West, and the Farm Bill implementation will affect the agricultural economy in the US over the short term....
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: February Feedlots Slightly Fuller Than Last Year
US - The latest cattle on feed report showed slightly higher placements than a year ago....
19 February 2015
View news from United States Center for Food Integrity CEO to Discuss ‘Big Food’
US - Charlie Arnot, CEO of the Center for Food Integrity, will present, “Size Matters: Why We Love to Hate ‘Big Food.’” The presentation examines the relationship development and pattern of trust that consumers have with food and those who produce...
View news from United States Novus Releases Video of Green Acres Research Farm
US - Novus has released a video of Green Acres Research Farm, highlighting its commitment to providing solutions that address customer pains....
View news from United States CME: US Meat Exports Facing Significant Headwinds
US - US meat exports are facing significant headwinds at this time, be this due to the sharp increase in the value of the US dollar, lower prices for competing meats in other countries and the slowdown strike in West Coast ports, write Steve Meyer and...
18 February 2015
View news from United States 710 Million More Cattle Needed Unless Change Comes
GLOBAL - Meeting the protein demands of a growing world population will require over 700 million more cattle in 2050 than today unless production becomes more efficient....
View news from United States CME: Cattle and Hog Futures Closed on a Positive Note
US - Cattle and hog futures closed on a positive note on Friday but there is plenty of uncertainty about price direction in the short to medium term, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
17 February 2015
View news from United States Sustainability at the Heart of Beef Cattle Genomics
US – Time and effort spent on improving genomic accuracy is driving the long term sustainability of cattle production and has enabled the industry to leapfrog a generation of cattle....
View news from United States Opportunities and Barriers to Feeding the World’s Growing Population
US - "Feeding the World 2015” is an excellent vehicle for promoting critical dialogue about the implications of the tremendous increase in food demand and changing food patterns, a topic that deserves increased public attention in the US and abroad,...
16 February 2015
View news from United States Dr Travis Cigainero Joins Ceva Animal Health
US - Dr Travis Cigainero, has joined Ceva Animal Health as The Manager of Broiler Technical Services....
View news from United States CME: Labour Crisis Close to Resolution
US - According to a Bloomberg report, the labour crisis currently gripping West Coast ports may be close to a resolution, with only one outstanding issue remaining before both sides reach a deal, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: 2015 Will Have More Beef Than Thought
US - Government supply and demand estimates have been significantly lifted for meat and have inched slightly higher on the crop front. ...
13 February 2015
View news from United States Why Let Native Grasses Dictate Herd Expansion?
ANALYSIS - America's beef cow herd expansion plans demand greater output from its cow/calf sector, but will erosion of rangelands and native grasses stymie development?...
View news from United States Water a Limiting Factor to Corn Silage Quality
US - Minimizing yield losses while reducing groundwater usage is a continual goal for Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists on the High Plains, where quantities of water from the Ogallala Aquifer are diminishing....
View news from United States CME: Revisions to Beef and Pork Forecasts
US - The USDA has made significant revisions to its earlier forecasts for beef supply and pork exports, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. Below are some of the highlights....
View news from United States NFU Praises Introduction of Freedom to Export to Cuba Act
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) has praised the introduction of Freedom to Export to Cuba Act of 2015....
12 February 2015
View news from United States How Will Elanco's Integration Shape the Cattle Sector?
GLOBAL - Two major animal health players integrated last month - but what does this mean for the cattle health?...
View news from United States Study Shows No Damage to Soils from Grazing Cover Crops
US - A US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist in North Carolina has found a way to encourage more growers to use cover crops in the Southeastern United States—allow cattle to graze on them....
11 February 2015
View news from United States National Farmers Union Welcomes COOL Lawsuit Dismissal
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has praised the dismissal of the US District Court lawsuit on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL), filed by the multinational meatpacking industry and their allies to try and stop the USDA from...
10 February 2015
View news from United States Must Listen to Consumer on Cattle Feeding Debate
ANALYSIS – A plethora of choices is available for US beef consumers and the cattle industry needs to listen to what they want, according to ranchers at the NCBA cattle industry convention....
View news from United States CME: Final US 2014 Meat Data Message Positive
US - The final data for US meat and poultry exports are in for 2014 and the message is still positive with export values up sharply and export volumes staying remarkably steady in light of much higher domestic prices and the appreciating dollar, write...
09 February 2015
View news from United States CattleFax: Where’s the US Cattle Open Interest Gone?
ANALYSIS – Speculators have left the US cattle future market, leaving ranchers far more exposed on a hedge basis, the US cattle industry was told last week....
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: Mixed Picture From Market Last Week
US - Beef prices eased, fed cattle prices were mixed and feeders were eight to twelve dollars higher last week. ...
View news from United States US Beef, Pork Exports Break Records in 2014
US - Export value for both US beef and pork reached new heights in 2014, posting double-digit gains over the previous year’s totals, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Lamb exports struggled...
06 February 2015
View news from United States Calls on Government to Help Pay For Bluetongue Vaccination
SPAIN – A body representing Spain’s cooperative movement has called on national and regional government budgets to assist in paying for Bluetongue vaccinations....
 
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