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27 May 2016
View news from United States CME: US Beef Exports Gain Ground in Japan, South Korea
US - USDA has released its weekly ‘US Export Sales’ report and the data presented a somewhat mixed picture for pork and beef, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
26 May 2016
View news from United States US Cattle Farmer Testifies on "Threat of Over-Regulation"
US - National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Tracy Brunner has testified before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture, saying that over-regulation poses the greatest threat to the profitability of cattle...
25 May 2016
View news from United States CME: Cold Storage Report Supportive for Beef Prices
US - USDA published yesterday afternoon the results of its monthly cold storage survey, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
24 May 2016
View news from United States CME: Cattle on Feed Placements Up 7 Per Cent in April
US - The Cattle on Feed report was released by USDA-NASS on Friday. Placements surprised analysts, compared to the range of pre-report estimates, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
23 May 2016
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: Size of April Cattle Placement Increase 'Surprising'
US - USDA's May Cattle on Feed report said there were 1.3 per cent more cattle on feed than a year ago. April placements were up a surprising 7.5 per cent and April marketings were up 1.2 per cent, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, Ag Economics, MU....
20 May 2016
View news from United States US Dairy, Beef Groups Voice Support for TPP Following Economics Report
US - A study by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) recently found that the US agriculture sector will increase output if the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is passed....
View news from United States CME: Analysts Predict Cattle Placements
US - The May Cattle on Feed report will be published today by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
19 May 2016
View news from United States Nutriad USA's New Company Video Showcases Core Values
US - Nutriad USA proudly presented its new company video at the Global Sales Conference in Rome. ...
18 May 2016
View news from United States CME: Beef Packer Margins Down at Start of May
US - Beef and pork packer margins were excellent in April but they have been moving lower in the last couple of weeks, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
17 May 2016
View news from United States CME: Meat Availability Continues to Expand
US - Production data for week ending May 14 shows that meat supply availability in the US continues to expand, with beef supply increases leading all other proteins, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
16 May 2016
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: USDA Predicts More Beef Production, Consumption This Year
US - USDA's May WASDE is predicting 4.7 per cent more beef this year than last and 4.0 per cent more beef in 2017 than this year, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, Ag Economics, MU....
View news from United States CME: Feedlots Need to Remain Current
US - Fed and feeder cattle futures spent much of the day in the red yesterday even as boxed beef prices continued to gain ground and cash prices for fed cattle notched big gains compared to the previous week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
12 May 2016
View news from United States New Research: Time to Switch Antibiotic Resistance Focus from Use to Environment
ANALYSIS - Scientists have discovered a “startling” lack of resistance genes in meat, and their new research suggests the need to switch focus from reducing antibiotic use to traffic from humans to animals, and back to humans via the environment....
View news from United States CME: Large US Meat Supplies Bolster Consumption
US - Following the release of the USDA supply/demand estimates, we thought it would be appropriate to take a few minutes to review the outlook and implications for prices in 2017, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
11 May 2016
View news from United States Rules Finalised on US Antibiotic Sales Reporting
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalised a rule that revises its annual reporting requirements for drug sponsors of all antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals....
View news from United States CME: US Beef Imports Below Year Ago Levels
US - USDA-ERS released March monthly live animal and meat (on a carcass weight basis) trade numbers last week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
09 May 2016
View news from United States New Study Presents Strategies for Producing Food for Growing Population
US - Agriculture now produces more than enough calories to meet basic human dietary needs worldwide. Despite this seeming abundance, one out of eight people do not have access to sufficient food....
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: US Beef Exports Up from Last Year
US - US beef exports totalled 186.9 million pounds during March. That was 0.9 per cent more than a year ago, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, Ag Economics, MU....
View news from United States CME: Australia's Beef Exports Predicted to Go Down
US - Beef trim prices spent most of 2015 in a downtrend as supplies of imported beef from Oceania climbed to the highest levels in over ten years, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
06 May 2016
View news from United States US Beef Exports Performing Well in Key Asian Markets
US - March 2016 exports of US beef increased year-over-year in volume, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF), a contractor to the Beef Checkoff Programme....
View news from United States USDA Provides $16 Million for Sustainable Agriculture Research
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $16.5 million in grants to support research into methods for boosting agriculture productivity and ensuring food security in the face of pests, diseases and a changing climate....
View news from United States Researchers Find Molecule to Reduce Methane Emissions from Cattle
SPAIN - Researchers at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have discovered that a certain molecule can be used to reduce methane emissions from ruminants, without risks to the animals' health....
05 May 2016
View news from United States Global Food Price Index Up in April
US - Global prices of key staple food commodities rose in April, marking its third consecutive monthly increase after four years of decline....
View news from United States CME: Beef Exports Expected to Increase
US - Monthly trade numbers, on a carcass weight basis, will be released on Thursday by USDA-ERS. This data will be for the month of March, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
04 May 2016
View news from United States Ranchers Take Legal Action over US Beef Checkoff Advertising
US - A group of cattle ranchers has taken legal action against the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) alleging that the agency’s Beef Checkoff tax, is being unconstitutionally used to promote international beef, to the detriment of US beef products...
View news from United States USDA Gives $6 Million for Antimicrobial Resistance Research
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the availability of $6 million to fund research to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR). ...
03 May 2016
View news from United States Cattle Outlook: Cash Receipts from Cattle Sales Down in 2015
US - There were 467 million pounds of beef in cold storage at the end of March. That was 5 per cent less than the month before and 3 per cent less than a year earlier, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, Ag Economics, MU....
View news from United States CME: US Cattle Slaughter Up in Recent Weeks
US - In recent weeks, the fundamental market contrasts between hog/ pork and cattle/beef market trends have been important, but last week became even more striking, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
 
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