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18 May 2018
View news from United States NCBA Urges 'No' Vote on Brat/Blumenauer Farm Bill Amendment
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and more than 40 of the nation’s most influential commodity trade associations are urging Congress to stand with farmers, ranchers, and rural communities by voting down the amendment offered by...
17 May 2018
View news from United States CME: Negative Shift in Beef, Pork Demand
US - At the consumer level, beef demand is notoriously difficult to measure, as are shifts in that relationship, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
16 May 2018
View news from United States CME: latest 'Hay Stocks' Report Shows Availability of Pastures Down
US - Last week USDA-NASS released the first week of pasture and range conditions for the US. This weekly update provides a barometer for cattle forage conditions across the country, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
15 May 2018
View news from United States Changing Cities' Food Systems to Help Reduce Carbon Emissions
US - Many US cities and states are looking for ways to slash greenhouse gas emissions, including cap-and-trade programs, building-efficiency regulations, and boosting public transit and renewable energy sources....
View news from United States CME: Retailers Once Again Take Advantage of Increase in Beef Supply Availability
US - Memorial Day weekend is just two weeks away, a critical demand period for meat protein sales. Retailers have once again taken advantage of the increase in beef supply availability to feature more beef in the meat case, reports Steiner Consulting...
11 May 2018
View news from United States CME: Q2 Beef Production Forecast to Rise Compared to a Year Ago
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. provides key highlights from the latest WASDE report....
10 May 2018
View news from United States CME: Big Supplies of Fed Cattle Scheduled to Come to Market in Q2
US - With big supplies of fed cattle scheduled to come to market in Q2, futures participants have adopted a shoot first and ask questions later kind of mentality, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
08 May 2018
View news from United States CME: Total Beef Exports in March Higher Than a Year Ago
US - Beef and pork export data on a product weight basis were released by the US Census Bureau on Thursday. The following day the Economic Research Service of the USDA issued the carcass weight trade statistics, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR...
07 May 2018
View news from United States CME: Decline in March Feedlot Placements from a Year Earlier
US - Weekly data on feeder cattle sales volumes collected by USDA-AMS (Agriculture Marketing Service) and summarized on web page SJ_LS850 is pointing to a second month in a row of year-over-year declines in feedlot placements, according to Steiner Consulting...
View news from United States March Beef Exports Set New Value Record
US - Strong March results capped an excellent first quarter for US red meat exports, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF, as beef exports set a new monthly value record in March. The United States is exporting a strong share of its...
03 May 2018
View news from United States CME: 'Business as Usual' for Steer, Heifer Beef Production This Year
US - The primary source of steer and heifer slaughter comes from feedlots, of which USDA-NASS (National Agriculture Statistical Service) surveys those with greater than thousand head capacities on a monthly basis, according to Steiner Consulting Group,...
View news from United States Influence Feed: Lettuce tell you about the farm bill
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...
02 May 2018
View news from United States CME: Dairy Cow Replacement Prices Take Hit in Q1/2018
US - Dairy cow replacement prices took a hit last quarter, tumbling $160 per head from the previous quarter and are the lowest value since 2011 according to USDA-NASS’s Agricultural Prices report, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
01 May 2018
View news from United States CME: FI Production of Beef, Pork Remains Over 500m Pounds
US - Last week, Federally Inspected production of both beef and pork remained over 500 million pounds in the AMS preliminary estimates. In the next few weeks, a seasonal ratchet-up in US beef output will occur, while pork declines, reports Steiner Consulting...
View news from United States Help reduce calf pneumonia risks and the hidden costs
The most common cause of death in calves before weaning is respiratory disease.[1] Are your calves protected against respiratory disease challenges?...
30 April 2018
View news from United States CME: June Live Cattle Futures Contract Bounces Back
US - The Live Cattle futures contracts in the early part of 2018 has been on a roller coaster ride, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
19 April 2018
View news from United States CME: Number of Average Cattle on Feed on 1 April Expected to be Higher Than a Year Ago
US - USDA will issue its feedlot inventory survey at the end of this week and the following table summarizes the forecasts of 11 analysts polled by Urner Barry, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States NFU Says Current House Farm Bill Fails to Meet Family Farmers' Needs
WASHINGTON - The US House Agriculture Committee today marked up the 2018 Farm Bill, H.R. 2, sending the bill to the full US House of Representatives for its consideration...
18 April 2018
View news from United States CME: Consumer Confidence Back to What it was in Early 2000
US - Lower prices for cattle and hogs are helping packers book significantly higher sales for the summer and fall, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States One way to help enhance labour efficiency
There are many things that can cut into the profitability and satisfaction of a beef cattle operation. Employees are a big expense as well as an investment. Medication costs for treating diseases like bovine respiratory disease (BRD) can be another big...
View news from United States NCBA, PLC Express Concerns About 'Recreation Not Red-Tape Act'
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council yesterday expressed reservations about H.R. 3400, the so-called "Recreation Not Red-Tape Act", as the US House Natural Resources Committee prepares to mark up the bill....
View news from United States US Farmers, Ranchers Bracing for Tough Times Amid Trade Dispute
US - From the Texas Gulf Coast to the American heartland, ranchers, farmers and petrochemical producers are expressing uneasiness over the growing US-China trade friction....
13 April 2018
View news from United States CME: Competition Heats Up in Meat case
US - Competition is heating up in the meat case. Increased front-page featuring and volume discounts (e.g. buy one, get one free) have been abundant and splashing across grocery flyers, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
12 April 2018
View news from United States CME: No Surprises Found in Latest WASDE Forecasts
US - The World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report was published on Tuesday (10 April) by USDA. Market analysts found no surprises in the feedstuff and animal-based protein WASDE forecasts....
View news from United States Zoetis Launches Bovine Match Sweepstakes
US - Zoetis launched the Bovine Match Sweepstakes, a new online sweepstakes that urges cattle producers to find their perfect match in parasite control. Producers can visit BovineMatch.com until 11 May 2018, to enter for a chance to win one of 10 weekly...
10 April 2018
View news from United States CME: Proposed Higher Chinese Tariffs on US Beef to Have Minimal Impact
US - The proposed higher Chinese tariffs on US beef will have a minimal immediate impact since we export very little beef into mainland China, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States US Beef Exports Continue to Outpace Year-Ago Levels in February
US - February exports of US pork, beef and lamb were higher than a year ago in both volume and value, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
View news from United States Influence Feed: China strikes back
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