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27 June 2017
View news from United States Better Beef Leads Value Gain
US - When cattle gain or lose $150 in per-head value in a week, it’s easy to lose sight of what lifts that value trend over the years. A University of Missouri (MU) study of 2003-’16 boxed-beef cutout values isolates the contribution of branded...
26 June 2017
View news from United States CME: Fresh/Frozen Brazilian Beef Suspended; US Beef Imports Continue to Track Under 2016
US - USDA announced Thursday night that it would suspend imports of all fresh/frozen Brazilian beef and this would likely be a point of discussion as markets opened Friday, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States NCBA Supports USDA Ban on Fresh Brazilian Beef
US - As a result of recurring safety concerns about beef products imported from Brazil, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has imposed a ban on the products....
23 June 2017
View news from United States USTR Urges Japan to Make ‘Unilateral Concessions’ on Beef Imports
US - US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer urged Japan on Wednesday to make "unilateral concessions" on beef imports to help reduce its trade surplus with the United States....
View news from United States Steps to Help You Make the Most from an Implant Programme
While it’s a challenging time in the cattle industry, as a progressive cattle producer you still have opportunities to add value to your final product. Using growth implants is one of the most profitable tools available to help you achieve this goal...
22 June 2017
View news from United States CME: Number of Cattle Marketed Outpaced by Cattle Placed on Feed
US - There is broad expectation that cattle inventory numbers continued to increase in May as the rate of the number placed on feed outpaced the number of animals marketed, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States New Sensors Could Enable More Affordable Detection of Pollution, Diseases
US - When it comes to testing for cancer, environmental pollution and food contaminants, traditional sensors can help. The challenges are that they often are bulky, expensive, non-intuitive and complicated....
View news from United States Urban Ag Only Provides Small Environmental Benefits in Northeastern US
US - "Buy local" sounds like a great environmental slogan, epitomized for city dwellers by urban agriculture. But when it comes to growing fruits and vegetables in vacant lots and on rooftops in cities, is the practice really better for the planet than...
21 June 2017
View news from United States CME: Price Ratio of Boneless Ribeyes: Fed Steer Trending Higher
US - Whether it is highly marbled choice ribeyes, succulent bacon, inventively flavored chicken wings, or full fat milkshakes, consumers are voting with their dollars for more flavor, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Public Justice Files Suit on Behalf of Farmers to Require COOL on Meat Products
US - Public Justice, representing the Ranchers-Cattlemen Legal Action Fund (R-CALF USA) and Cattle Producers of Washington (CPoW), filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington against the US Department of...
View news from United States Tyson Foods to Invest $59M to Expand Macon GA Distribution Center
US - Tyson Foods, Inc. is investing $59 million to expand its distribution center in Macon, a move that will add jobs, improve efficiency and support the company’s plans for growth....
View news from United States Wheat Co-products Vary in Protein Digestibility When Fed to Livestock
US - Research from the University of Illinois is helping to determine the quality of protein in wheat middlings and red dog, two co-products of the wheat milling process that can be included in diets fed to pigs and other livestock....
20 June 2017
View news from United States CME: Sharp Drop in Cash Fed Cattle Prices During W24
US - Cash fed cattle prices declined sharply last week, daily data reported by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Market News Division showed prices declined by $6.00 to $8.00 per cwt. between sales that occurred on Tuesday and trade on Thursday,...
View news from United States NCBA Applauds Nomination of Doud to USTR Post
US - Last Friday, US President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate personnel to key administrative posts, among which Gregory Doud of Kansas has been nominated to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, with the Rank of Ambassador to the United...
19 June 2017
View news from United States CME: Choice Beef Cutout Reaches Highest Value at Start of W24
US - Demand for Choice beef over the last four weeks has been impressive, possibly the best this decade for the weeks surrounding Memorial Day, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Select Sires Inc, Accelerated Genetics to Join Forces
US - The board of directors for Select Sires Inc., and Accelerated Genetics have reached a unanimous decision to unify the two cooperatives....
View news from United States American Farm Bureau President Cautions on Cuba
US - American farmers are likely to soon have a new market for agricultural products, owing to the White House’s decision to begin normalising relationships with Cuba....
16 June 2017
View news from United States CME: May ERS Choice Beef Price Above a Year Ago
US - On Wednesday, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) data for May, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Surging Demand for Organic Produce Widens US Supply Gap
US - Produce processors and retailers are finding it increasingly difficult to secure sufficient supplies of organic produce, as domestic demand continues to rise at a pace that exceeds production, according to a new report from CoBank....
View news from United States ADM enters speciality feed ingredient collaboration with Anco
Archer Daniels Midlands Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Austria-based Anco Animal Nutrition Competence GmbH to provide Anco’s line of specialty feed ingredients to ADM Animal Nutrition customers....
15 June 2017
View news from United States CME: Placements of Cattle on Feed During Jan-March in Q1 Higher Than a Year Ago
US - Placements of cattle on feed during three of the first four months of this this year have been above the same months in 2016, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
14 June 2017
View news from United States Livestock Producers Support Nomination of Bodine to Key EPA Enforcement Post
US - On Monday (12 June), the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council sent a letter to US Senators John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Thomas Carper (D-Del.) urging them to support the nomination of Susan Bodine to be the Environmental...
View news from United States NCBA Hails Final Agreement That Clears Way for US Beef's Return to China
US - The US Department of Agriculture has announced that a final agreement has been reached between China and the US wherein the latter can resume exports of beef and beef products to China for the first time after 2003. This serves as good news for American...
13 June 2017
View news from United States CME: Total Cattle Slaughter During W23 Up 13%
US - Total cattle slaughter last week was reported at 622,000 head, 13 per cent higher than the previous (holiday) week and 4.7 per cent higher than the same week a year ago, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division Inc....
View news from United States Quick Tip: Reproductive Vaccinations Act as Insurance Against Disease
Auburn University study offers cattle producers effective options in protecting the unborn calf...
View news from United States MSD Animal Health Encourages Farmers to Learn More About Benefits of Vaccinating Herds
MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) today announced the European launch of Time to Vaccinate, a new program designed to help farmers better appreciate the benefits of vaccinating their cattle....
09 June 2017
View news from United States CME: April a Big Export Month for US Livestock, Poultry Producers
US - In our discussion on Monday we gave an overview of the export picture, showing robust growth in beef and pork sales, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Nutriad applying weather forecasts to predict mycotoxin challenge
Using a compilation of data from past weather patterns, combined with regional mycotoxin levels of past six years, multinational feed additives producer Nutriad has created a model to generating predictive information on future mycotoxin challenges, that...
 
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