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23 February 2018
View news from United States Influence Feed: SNAP Judgments, 2019 Budget
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19 February 2018
View news from United States CME: Negative Erosion for Beef, Pork Demand During Depths of 2010 Recession
US - Long-time readers of this newsletter are well aware of the critical distinction that US per capita beef consumption is NOT the same as domestic beef demand, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
15 February 2018
View news from United States CME: January Placements Extending Trend from December
US - A first glance at feedlot placement totals for the prior month usually starts with an analysis of weekly feeder cattle receipts collected by USDA-Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS), Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports....
14 February 2018
View news from United States Variety of Ways Diagnostic Testing Assists Veterinarians, Producers
ANALYSIS - Dustin Oedekoven, state veterinarian for South Dakota, speaks about differences seen between large animal species regarding the use of diagnostic testing....
View news from United States CME: Beef Demand a Mild Positive Surprise so Far
US - Demand for beef has been a mild positive surprise so far this year, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
13 February 2018
View news from United States CME: Packer Margins Under Pressure in Recent Days
US - Packer margins have come under pressure in recent days, which has in turn negatively impacted the outlook for livestock prices in the short term, Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports....
12 February 2018
View news from United States CME: 2018 Beef Production Expected to Increase
US - The monthly USDA supply / demand projections of food commodities (WASDE) contained a number of interesting insights but there were two specific points that we were most interested in, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
08 February 2018
View news from United States CME: December Beef, Pork Export Data Better Than Expected
US - December export data for beef and pork was better than expected while shipments of fresh/frozen chicken were somewhat disappointing, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States New Records for US Beef Export Value in 2017
US - 2017 was a record-breaking year for US red meat exports, with beef export value exceeding $7 billion for only the second time, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
07 February 2018
View news from United States Tritrichomonas foetus Can Be Devastating to Calving Rates
ANALYSIS - Tritrichomonas foetus (Trich) can cause infertility, stillbirth or abortion. As cattle producers know, if your cattle aren't pregnant, then you aren't making money, according to Dr. Scott Leibsle, Idaho Deputy State Veterinarian. Regular testing...
05 February 2018
View news from United States CME: All Cattle, Calf Count Slightly Below Pre-report Range
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) published the annual 1 January "Cattle" report Wednesday (31 January) afternoon, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States CattleFax Predicts Large Supply, Strong Demand in 2018
US - CattleFax celebrated its 50th anniversary during the popular CattleFax Outlook Session at the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. CattleFax Senior Analyst Kevin Good highlighted the industry’s profitability during 2017 and said...
View news from United States Lighten workloads, pack on pounds: Tips for performance success at the feedlot
You go to work well before sunup, and you don’t hang up your hat until after sundown. But with so much to get done, hours in the feedyard click by in a hot minute. Cattle are constantly moving — feeder cattle coming in, market cattle shipping out....
02 February 2018
View news from United States Scientists Warn Against Drinking Milk or Eating Beef
US - A University of Central Florida team has discovered that bacteria commonly found in milk and beef is linked to rheumatoid arthritis....
View news from United States Cargill Increases Grinding Capacity for Eastern US Beef Customers
US - Cargill Protein is investing $4.2 million at its Columbia, South Carolina, plant to expand grinding capabilities for beef customers across the eastern US....
01 February 2018
View news from United States CME: Bearish Implications of Latest COF Report Shrugged Off
US - Early futures trading shrugged off the bearish implications of the latest USDA "Cattle on Feed" report, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
30 January 2018
View news from United States CME: 1 January 2018 'Cattle' Report to be Published
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will publish the 1 January 2018 "Cattle" report this coming Wednesday (31 January). That annual inventory count is survey-based and provides both numbers nationally as well as at the state-level,...
View news from United States Cattlemen Say TPP a 'Missed Opportunity to Gain Greater Access' to Foreign Markets
US - Last week, there were news reports that eleven nations have finalised a revised version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership without the United States....
29 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Total Cattle Slaughter for December Down 1.2%
US - December production data was released Thursday and it contains some interesting insights both in terms of volume of meat protein available during the month as well as the structure of slaughter, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
View news from United States AB Vista IPPE Tech Talk – Feed Intelligence and the role of NIR in identifying incremental gains
Precision nutrition is an aspiration for many companies as they look to identify ways in which to increase profitability. The concept is grounded in delivering precise nutrient requirements to the animal....
View news from United States Calculate how much BRD is costing you in 3 easy steps
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23 January 2018
View news from United States Using Antibiotics Responsibly: Stewardship Takes a Collaborative Approach
Important roles in preserving antibiotic efficacy in 2018 and beyond....
17 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Red Meat, Poultry Export and Import Forecasts for 2018 Unchanged
US - Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) for December 2017, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Cattlemen Kick Off Campaign to Prevent Farms, Ranches from Being Regulated
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) yesterday kicked off a media campaign aimed at spotlighting and correcting a recent court decision that will require livestock producers to comply with laws that are only meant to apply to highly...
15 January 2018
View news from United States CME: US Beef Trade Balance with NAFTA Negative in Recent Years
US - With talk of NAFTA back on the front pages, we thought it would be best to once again provide a synopsis of the meat and livestock trade flows between US and NAFTA countries, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
12 January 2018
View news from United States Influence Feed: New Year, New Perspectives
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11 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Steady Decline in Share of Cattle Traded Over the Years
US - According to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc., will the current shakeout in the cattle futures cause packers to increase the number of cattle they contract for forward delivery?...
10 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Exports Forecast to Increase 4.7% in 2018
US - November beef and veal exports were 260.7 million pounds (carcass wt. basis), 2.7 per cent higher than a year ago and just three million pounds shy of the record volume shipped in August, according to Steiner Consulting Division, Inc....
 
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