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09 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Expectations for 1 Jan 2019 Cattle Inventory
US - We are to the point in the year when questions are starting to be seriously asked about expectations for 1 January 2019 cattle inventory. Today’s article will focus on beef cow inventory and the slaughter levels in the fourth quarter that will...
08 October 2018
View news from United States Zoetis Enhances Rapid Response to Emerging Diseases
When Schmallenberg virus spread quickly across eight European countries, causing fever, diarrhoea, and reduced milk yield in cattle, sheep and goats, Zoetis was swift to respond with Zulvac® SBV, the first vaccine centrally authorised in 2014 by the...
04 October 2018
View news from United States Raw Beef Products Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Newport Contamination
US - JBS Tolleson, Inc., a Tolleson, Arizona, establishment, has recalled approximately 6,912,875 pounds of various raw, non-intact beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Newport, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...
03 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Choice, Branded Beef Up 6%
US - USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (Market News Division) publishes a weekly National Comprehensive Boxed Beef Cutout report which includes all sales of meat derived from fed steers and heifers by the major packing plants (required under...
02 October 2018
View news from United States CME: August Prices Received for Corn Lower Than Previous Year
US - USDA NASS released the monthly "Agricultural Prices" report on Thursday drawing a close to the 2017/2018 marketing year prices received for corn and soybeans, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
01 October 2018
View news from United States NCBA 'Strongly Supports' Expanding Trade with Japan
US - Last week (Wednesday, 26 September), it was announced that the United States and Japan are to pursue a bilateral trade agreement....
28 September 2018
View news from United States Q&A: Crafting an effective implant strategy at the feedlot
Nutritionist offers advice for simplifying an often complex decision-making process...
27 September 2018
View news from United States CME: Fed Cattle Prices Hold Together Better Than Expected
US - Fed cattle prices have held together much better than expected in recent weeks despite a notably larger supply of cattle on feed, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States US, Korean Presidents Sign Free Trade Pact; Groups Welcome KORUS
US - The signing of a renegotiated free-trade agreement between the US and the Republic of Korea is spurring optimism that export markets for American farm goods won't shut down and may even expand....
26 September 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Exports Quite Robust Through August
US - At the end of August there were 2.622 billion pounds of beef, pork, chicken and turkey in cold storage, 7.7 per cent more than a year ago and 14.1 per cent more than the five year average, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
25 September 2018
View news from United States Land O'Lakes SUSTAIN Debuts First-of-its-kind Digital Platform
US - Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN yesterday announced its plan to roll out the Truterra™ Insights Engine, an interactive on-farm digital platform that will help farmers advance their stewardship goals and return-on-investment in real time, acre-by-acre and...
View news from United States EU Chef Team Visit Designed to Create 'US Beef Ambassadors'
US - USMEF Representative Yuri Barutkin led a diverse team of European chefs and food company managers on a mission to Colorado to educate them about US beef and encourage them to become "US Beef Ambassadors" in their home countries. ...
View news from United States CME: Latest COF Report Labeled Neutral to Bearish
US - Earlier this week, the DLR went through analyst expectations ahead of the "Cattle on Feed" report. Friday’s release of the actual data has been labeled neutral to bearish in deferred contracts with plenty of cattle supplies moving through the supply...
24 September 2018
View news from United States Researchers Report First Evidence of ESBL Producing E. coli in US Retail Meat
US - A new study using antimicrobial susceptibility testing and whole genome sequencing to test extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL) producing E. coli isolated from cattle for food production and from various retail meat products has shown that all...
21 September 2018
View news from United States CME: COF Placements Expected to be Largest Since 2012
US - USDA NASS’s "Cattle on Feed" looms ahead on Friday, providing an update for cattle marketed and placed in the month of August. Earlier this week analysts put forth their thoughts in the form of pre-report estimates, reports Steiner Consulting...
18 September 2018
View news from United States New Video Featuring Virginia Cattle Producers Rebutting State Official
US - Yesterday, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council released a third video in their campaign to modernize the Endangered Species Act (ESA)....
14 September 2018
View news from United States New survey identifies needs and gaps among cattle producers and veterinarians to advance cattle care and well-being
Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced the results from the Cattle Care and Well-Being Survey, a comprehensive survey of U.S. beef producers and veterinarians, that identified resources, topics...
13 September 2018
View news from United States NCBA, PLC Encouraged by Secretary Zinke's Order on 'Sue and Settle'
US - Yesterday, it was reported that the Department of Interior announced Secretarial Order 3368, regarding "sue and settle"....
View news from United States Carrier Status Matters in FMD
US - Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) is believed to be one of the most contagious pathogens of animals in its acute form; however, there is still controversy over whether it is transmissible from asymptomatic, long-term carriers....
View news from United States Merck Animal Health lends support to future bovine practitioners
As part of its ongoing commitment to the practice of veterinary medicine, Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce $90,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 18 exemplary bovine veterinary students. ...
View news from United States New software streamlines custom-vaccine management for livestock veterinarians
Newport Laboratories, Inc., a leader in livestock custom-made vaccines (CMVs), today launches HerdPoint,™ a new solution for veterinarians that streamlines the nonadjacent-herd approval process and ongoing isolate management, all from a mobile phone...
View news from United States Newport Laboratories is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is excited to announce that Newport Laboratories, Inc. in Worthington, Minnesota, is officially part of Boehringer Ingelheim’s animal health business unit....
10 September 2018
View news from United States CME: July Another Successful Month for Beef, Veal Exports
US - July was another successful beef and veal export month, adding 17 per cent to July 2017’s export number and is the 6th month out of 7 posting double digit percentage volume gains in 2018, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States US Red Meat Export Volumes Strong in July
US - July exports of US pork and beef were higher than a year ago, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF. Export value results were mixed, with beef exports posting another near-record month while pork export value declined, reflecting...
06 September 2018
View news from United States CME: US Beef Output Forecast to Increase Annually
US - Compared to the rates of growth in US beef production in recent years, the year-over-year increases during the next two years are forecast to be moderate, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
03 September 2018
View news from United States CME: Total Fed Beef Production Modestly Up Compared to Last Year
US - We have decided to talk about livestock weights, what they tell us about producer currentness and the impact they may have on the supply of beef or pork coming to market, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
30 August 2018
View news from United States CME: Likely Identification of BSE Case in Florida; Beef Cow Herd Expected to Drop in 2019
US - A couple of news stories Tuesday night indicated that a case of BSE may have been identified in Florida. At this point we have not seen a USDA confirmation of this and will wait until that happens before we make a more complete statement, reports...
29 August 2018
View news from United States Recombinetics Closes $34m in Series A Funding
US - Recombinetics, a pioneer in gene-editing solutions for human health and animal agriculture, has announced the completion of a $34 million Series A financing round....
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