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Monday, September 01, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Beef Closer to 'Sustainable' Than Most
SCOTLAND – Only a few countries have beef systems close to being called sustainable but Scotland is one, says an industry report....
View news from Global Economist: India is Shining Star in BRIC
ANALYSIS - India is now a bright spot in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) emerging markets, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor, live from the Farm Progress Show held near Boone, Iowa, USA....
Friday, August 29, 2014
View news from United States Could Feeding Change if Corn Stays Low?
ANALYSIS - Consider corn to control feed costs, farmers are being told ahead of an expected bumper harvest....
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
View news from European Union Russian Block to Have Modest Impact on EU Meat
ANALYSIS – Europe’s meat market will be less effected by Russia’s import ban than other food sectors, market analysts at the Livestock and Meat Commission are predicting....
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
View news from Mexico Farmer Advantages to Grow 'Clenbuterol Free' Programme
MEXICO – A beef transparency scheme promising marketing advantages for compliant farms is aiming to phase out a banned growth promoter....
Monday, August 25, 2014
View news from Global Nestlé Steps up Commitment to Animal Welfare
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Nestlé has launched a new set of guidelines for animal welfare for its producers....
Thursday, August 21, 2014
View news from Global South America Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
RUSSIA - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine was stepped up this week....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
View news from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Cattle Outlook: Mixed Tones Across Livestock Markets
ANALYSIS - Some short covering has been seen in cattle markets this week, with near term technical damage indicative of a market top....
View news from Australia Ryegrass Management at Heart of Tasmanian Ill-thrift
AUSTRALIA - A condition costing Tasmanian farmers over A$10 million each year could be linked to the island’s most widely used pasture grass....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
View news from Global Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
View news from Global Outcome Measures Drive Producer Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices....
Thursday, August 14, 2014
View news from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Cattle Outlook: Significant Selling Pressure Across Markets
ANALYSIS - We've finally seen some significant selling pressure across both the hog and cattle markets, reports Jim Wyckoff....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
View news from Russian Federation Can Traders Find Another Russian Back Door?
ANALYSIS - Creative sellers will be looking at alternative trade routes into the Russian market for agricultural produce now that Ukraine, a previous ‘back door’ passage into the Russian market, is closed....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
View news from United States WASDE Report Bearish for Soybeans, Slightly Bullish for Corn, Neutral Wheat
ANALYSIS - Corn futures initially moved to a new contract low in the wake of Tuesday's USDA supply and demand and crop production report - but mainly due to a sell-off in the soybean futures market following the data. ...
Friday, August 08, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Dry Summer Will Help Fluke Picture Not Cure It
UK – Recent dry weather should lead to a reduction in liver fluke cases but stock keepers should not lower their guard, a leading livestock researcher has told farmers....
Thursday, August 07, 2014
View news from Macedonia Relentless Bluetongue Confirmed in Macedonia
EU – Bluetongue virus has returned to Macedonia, ending a decade Bluetongue-free period for the country as the disease continues to sweep across Greece....
View news from Russian Federation Russia Reacts to Sanctions With Food Imports Ban
RUSSIA - Russia's president Vladimir Putin has announced a ban on imports of agricultural and fishery products from the US, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway in reaction to sanctions imposed against it by these countries....
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
View news from United States Cattle Recovery to Be Smaller in Eastern States
US - Beef cow numbers will not rebound as strongly in the eastern half of the US as cattle are squeezed out by a rise in arable acreage, experts have said....
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
View news from Canada Canadian Beef Sector's 'Heart' is Consumer
CANADA - Beef farmers in Canada are in an 'enviable position' but pandering to the consumer is paramount if potential is going to be realised as future success. ...
Monday, August 04, 2014
View news from United States Cattlefax Says Expansion Phase Is Approaching
US – Cattle markets look ‘rosy’ and are transitioning from liquidation to expansion, according to a Cattlefax analyst....
Friday, August 01, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Some Progress on Climate Change Impacts Made by UK Agriculture
UK - A new report from Defra reveals improvements made in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in terms of soil nitrogen balance and artificial fertiliser use over the last decade, while a reduction in broiler feed conversion has been achieved in the last two...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
View news from United States Ensuring You Benefit From Cheaper By Products
US - Mid-summer has yielded feeders and ranchers an opportunity to source cheap feed for the coming winter thanks to the recent decline in distillers dried grains prices....
View news from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Cattle Outlook: No Talk of a Market Top Yet
ANALYSIS - Cattle futures opened the week with a bullish posture and technical signs offer few hints of this changing soon. ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Imported Food Residue Worries Rumble On
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
View news from Canada Watch Out for Anthrax in the Wet Weather
CANADA - With flooding events and high rainfall throughout much of the province, Saskatchewan producers are reminded to watch for anthrax....
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
View news from United States Could Row Crops Hamper Herd Expansion?
ANALYSIS - The decision to keep a heifer for breeding is not just affected by cattle markets but the relative performance of the crop industry too....
Monday, July 21, 2014
View news from New Zealand New Zealand Dairymen Negative, Beef and Sheep Farmers Positive
NEW ZEALAND – Producer group Federated Farmers of New Zealand has reported a ‘slump’ in dairy farmer confidence in its latest Farm Confidence Survey....
Thursday, July 17, 2014
View news from United Kingdom Replace Reduce Refine – Way Forward for Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - A framework for replacement, reduction and refinement needs to be established for the responsible use of antimicrobials along the supply chain....
 
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