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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
For a quick measure of what BRD could cost, and how to minimize these costs, input data into this new tool...
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
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...
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....
09 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Sharp Decline in Cattle Futures
US - The slaughter data for red meat was light, in large part due to the holiday shortened week but also the impact of extreme winter weather on some slaughter operations in the East Coast, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States November Beef Exports Strong
US - US beef export value took another step toward a likely full-year value record, according to export results released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
08 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Latest Data Reveals Steer Dressed Weights Finally Above 2016's
US - Winter weather along all the eastern US was brutal this week. Regarding red meat animal harvest and processing, the pork industry has likely faced the biggest challenges given the location of some major packing plants in that region, reports Steiner...
View news from United States Livestock Outlook Positive for 2018, Farm Bureau Reports
US - Last year ended on a good note, and the 2018 outlook for livestock and poultry sectors is positive overall, according to James Robb, director and senior agricultural livestock economist for the Livestock Marketing Information Center. ...
05 January 2018
View news from United States Studies find first-line use of Draxxin® (tulathromycin) injectable solution for BRD treatment and control could reduce up to 1.8 million courses of antibiotics annually
A meta-analysis of dozens of studies published in a recent issue of Bovine Practitioner assures beef cattle producers and veterinarians that they could potentially have significantly fewer repeat treatment courses for bovine respiratory disease (BRD)...
04 January 2018
View news from United States CME: 2017 Consumer Demand for Beef Holds up Well
US - Consumer demand for beef held up well in 2017, considering slow growth in the economy, intensifying competition from more supplies of competing meats and the developments in consumer tastes and preferences for new food products or dietary diversity,...
View news from United States NCBA, Cattle Genetics Experts Team Up for 2018 Genetic Webinar Series
US - Cattle genetics will be the focus of a new set of webinars to help cattlemen and women better use the tool in their operations. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is teaming up with six genetics specialists from across the country to offer...
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