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09 April 2018
View news from United States Nutriad USA expands dairy team
Global feed additives producer NUTRIAD continues to invest in its ruminant teams around the world. In the USA the company specifically focuses on dairy farmers via its Dairy Sales Platform....
06 April 2018
View news from United States CME: US Beef Imports Expected to Move at Slow Pace in Q2/2018
US - Through the first quarter US beef imports are up about 6 per cent compared to the same period a year ago. However, the pace of imports has slowed down in recent weeks and we expect only a modest increase in Q2, reports Steiner Consulting Group,...
View news from United States Ex-US Ambassador to China, Cattlemen Comment on Tariffs on US Farm Products
US - After China announced plans to target US agricultural exports as retaliation for US tariffs, Max Baucus, a former US ambassador to China who is now co-chair of Farmers for Free Trade, released a statement expressing concern about the impact on the...
05 April 2018
View news from United States CME: Fear of Escalating Trade War Grips Market Participants
US - Livestock futures opened sharply lower once again yesterday as market participants remain gripped by fear of an escalating trade war between the two largest economies in the world, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Tyson Foods Sets 2M Acre Land Stewardship Target
US - Tyson Foods, Inc. has committed to support improved environmental practices on two million acres of corn by the end of 2020. It is the largest-ever land stewardship commitment by a US protein company and supports Tyson Foods’ recently announced...
View news from United States China's Latest Tariff Announcement Puts Business Relationships, Opportunities at Risk, Says USMEF
US - Yesterday, the Chinese government announced a proposal to levy retaliatory tariffs of 25 per cent on China’s imports of agricultural and food products from the United States, including US beef....
View news from United States NFU Urges Plan to Protect Family Farmers from Brunt of Trade War
US – In the latest of a series of tariff threats exchanged between the United States and China, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has announced plans to impose a 25 per cent tariff on $50 billion worth of US goods, including soybeans corn, beef,...
04 April 2018
View news from United States CME: Livestock Futures Markets Down at Start of W14
US - Livestock futures markets were down Monday as market participants worry about the immediate impact of a 25 per cent tariff on US pork but also the effect that a trade war with China will have on the broader economy, reports Steiner Consulting...
27 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Key Numbers in Latest COF Report Higher Than Expected
US - All key numbers in the latest 'Cattle on Feed' report were higher than analysts were expecting and the results may be construed as moderately bearish for futures when they open on Monday, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
26 March 2018
View news from United States Trich PCR Testing for Cattle is Booming Business in Idaho, USA
Offering Trichomoniasis (Trich) PCR testing for cattle has business booming at the Idaho State Animal Health Laboratory. ...
View news from United States CME: Beef Inventories at February-end Lower Than a Year Ago
US - On Thursday afternoon, USDA issued the results of its monthly 'Cold Storage' survey and we thought the results were generally bearish for meat protein prices, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Cattlemen Applaud Final Approval of Omnibus Bill
US - President Donald Trump signed the $1.3 trillion spending bill to keep the federal government open Friday behind closed doors, then emerged to excoriate Congress for passing the legislation in the first place....
23 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Fed Cattle Futures Once Again Lower on Mid-W12
US - Fed cattle futures were lower once again on Wednesday, with April cattle down 187 points and June cattle down 162 points from the previous close, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
22 March 2018
View news from United States Quick Tip: Cattle health, nutrition and their role in implant program success
Beef producers can help improve implant program success by prioritizing the health and nutrition of their cattle....
View news from United States Influence feed: Bracing for trade retaliation
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
21 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Canadian Inventory of All Cattle, Calves up 1.4% as of 1 January
US - Last Friday afternoon, CanFax released their monthly compilation of Canadian cattle on-feed. Those data include two provinces, Alberta and Saskatchewan, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Environmentally Friendly Cattle Production a Reality
US - Three hundred years ago, enormous herds of bison, antelope and elk roamed North America, and the land was pristine and the water clean....
19 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Total Mexican Feeder Cattle Imports Down 13% Year to Date
US - USDA indicates that over 25 per cent of cattle (beef and dairy) inventory is located in an area experiencing drought, according to the Office of the Chief Economist, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States NFU Applauds Introduction of STRESS Act
WASHINGTON - Bill provides assistance to struggling farmers amidst farm economy decline...
16 March 2018
View news from United States CME: January Beef Exports Support Prospects for Another Export Volume in 2018
US - Beef exports set a record in 2017 at 2.86 billion pounds on a carcass weight equivalent basis, as calculated by USDA-Economic Research Service (ERS), topping the prior record set in 2011 of 2.79 billion pounds, according to Steiner Consulting Group,...
14 March 2018
View news from United States CME: US Beef Sector Exports Hit Near Record Year in 2017
US - US beef sector exports had a near record year in 2017, rebounding values placed 2nd behind 2014, coming in at just over $9 billion, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
13 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Supply Growth Creates Unease About Feedlot Currentness in Q2
US - Beef supply growth has been rather muted, which has supported the value of the beef cutout but has also created some uneasiness about feedlot currentness in Q2, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Organic Livestock Standards Rule Withdrawn to Detriment of Family Farmers, Organic Label
WASHINGTON – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday withdrew the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, a set of standards that organic producers would have had to meet to qualify for the voluntary organic label for livestock...
View news from United States NCBA Applauds USDA's Withdrawal of Organic Marketing Rule
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday withdrew the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, a set of standards that organic producers would have had to meet to qualify for the voluntary organic label for livestock and...
12 March 2018
View news from United States Give calves the advantage at the sale time
When Missouri cattleman Nick Jones sets out to try his hand at something new, he goes all in — whether it’s team roping or building his cow/calf operation from the ground up in southwestern Missouri....
View news from United States Protect the cow herd and get calves off to the right start
While spring calving season is just around the corner and fall calving herds are about to wean, it’s never too early to think about protecting the next calf crop by implementing a strong fetal protection vaccine program....
09 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Uncertainty About Meat Trade Going Forward
US - US beef and pork exports registered impressive gains in January and, based on weekly export reports, we expect February shipments to show robust growth as well, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States January Exports Show Solid Start to 2018 for US Beef
US - January exports of US beef were significantly higher than the large totals of a year ago while pork exports were steady in volume and increased in value, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
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