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03 March 2015
View news from United Kingdom Brucellosis Free Northern Ireland Would Save £15 Million
NORTHERN IRELAND – Northern Ireland can now officially apply for Brucellosis free status, potentially saving the country £15 million in cattle testing annually....
02 March 2015
View news from Global BVDV Persistently Impacts Herd Health
ANALYSIS - A diagnosis of Bovine Viral Diarhea Virus (BVDV) persistently impacts the health and performance of the herd, and it's the mostly costly cattle disease for producers from a reproductive and respiratory perspective, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCattleSite...
View news from European Union Antimicrobial Resistant Foodborne Bacteria Levels Rising
ANALYSIS - Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials in humans and animals....
27 February 2015
View news from United States Sustainability Means Passing on a Legacy
US – Sustainable cattle production means taking care of every drop of water and selecting the right location and grazing for every animal’s needs, says a US rancher....
26 February 2015
View news from United Kingdom European Commissioner Promises to Simplify CAP
UK - The Common Agricultural Policy provides the agricultural sector a massive boost to economic growth and jobs in rural areas and all the way up and down the food supply chain....
25 February 2015
View news from Global Agricultural Production 'Not Suitable' for Food Challenges of the 21st Century
GLOBAL - While the numbers of the chronically hungry have been reduced by 100 million over the past decade, 805 million still go without enough to eat on a regular basis....
24 February 2015
View news from Global TheCattleSite Launches Beef & Dairy Sustainability Hub
ANALYSIS – What does sustainable beef really mean? TheCattleSite, TheBeefSite and TheDairySite aim to help you figure it out with the launch of their new Beef & Dairy Sustainability Hub....
23 February 2015
View news from United States Record US Meat Output as Food Price Inflation Stays Low
US - Lower energy prices, lower transportation costs, the appreciation of the US dollar, drought intensification in the West, and the Farm Bill implementation will affect the agricultural economy in the US over the short term....
18 February 2015
View news from United States 710 Million More Cattle Needed Unless Change Comes
GLOBAL - Meeting the protein demands of a growing world population will require over 700 million more cattle in 2050 than today unless production becomes more efficient....
17 February 2015
View news from United Kingdom Tight UK Beef Supply Forecast to Continue
UK – The beef market in the UK has had a relatively stable start to the year, with the end of 2014 seeing a slow and steady recovery....
View news from Global Three Supermarket Groups Head Animal Welfare Benchmark Table
GLOBAL - Three European supermarket groups have been given top marks in a global annual farm animal welfare Business Benchmark report....
16 February 2015
View news from United Kingdom Key to Success in Developing Markets
ANALYSIS - Asia with a rapidly evolving grocery market and a growing middle class is becoming a major target for meat and dairy exporters....
View news from United Kingdom Battle of Ethics and Price in Consumer Choice
ANALYSIS - Consumers in the future are expected to have a renewed focus on ethical issues, but this will not be too much at the expense of price....
13 February 2015
View news from United States Why Let Native Grasses Dictate Herd Expansion?
ANALYSIS - America's beef cow herd expansion plans demand greater output from its cow/calf sector, but will erosion of rangelands and native grasses stymie development?...
12 February 2015
View news from United States How Will Elanco's Integration Shape the Cattle Sector?
GLOBAL - Two major animal health players integrated last month - but what does this mean for the cattle health?...
11 February 2015
View news from Australia Rapid Decline in Australian Beef Herd
ANALYSIS - Having seen an unprecedented number of cattle sent for slaughter and live exports in 2014, the Australian cattle industry is likely to see significant adjustments over the coming years....
10 February 2015
View news from United States Must Listen to Consumer on Cattle Feeding Debate
ANALYSIS – A plethora of choices is available for US beef consumers and the cattle industry needs to listen to what they want, according to ranchers at the NCBA cattle industry convention....
09 February 2015
View news from United States CattleFax: Where’s the US Cattle Open Interest Gone?
ANALYSIS – Speculators have left the US cattle future market, leaving ranchers far more exposed on a hedge basis, the US cattle industry was told last week....
06 February 2015
View news from United Kingdom Drought Stricken California Will See Rain, Drier in Mid West
US - California’s devastating four year drought is due to come to a long awaited end, ranchers heard at the Cattle Industry Convention this week....
View news from United Kingdom Should CCTV Be Installed in Slaughterhouses?
UK - An all-seeing eye and independent monitoring would ensure the maximum quality of animal welfare conditions in slaughterhouses....
05 February 2015
View news from United States Genomics And Its Role in Efficient, Sustainable Beef
GLOBAL – One way to make the beef sector more efficient is through cross-breeding, a leading genomics expert told a US conference today....
View news from Global McDonald's Appoints Easterbrook as CEO
GLOBAL - The Board of Directors of McDonald's recently elected Steve Easterbrook to replace Don Thompson as President and CEO....
04 February 2015
View news from United States Cows Are Valuable and Not Just For Grinding
US – Beef cows are not solely used for grinding but represent a lot of value to ranchers, with some cuts worth as much as that of fed steers....
View news from Global What Role do Retailers Play in Reducing the Use of Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - More resistant bacteria means more pressure on producers, veterinarians, and, as consumer awareness grows, retailers....
View news from European Union Analysis of Antimicrobial Data Confirms Human Animal Link
EU - The use of some antimicrobials in animals and humans will lead to resistance to these antimicrobials in bacteria from animals and humans....
03 February 2015
View news from Brazil MSD Offers Technical Education on Sustainable Beef Practices in Brazil
ANALYSIS - MSD Animal Health's portfolio of products is only part of the service they provide to cattle producers in Brazil. Now they are sharing technical information and management techniques through e-learning, field days, meetings and practical curriculum...
02 February 2015
View news from Brazil Embrapas GAP Beef Cattle Program Focuses on Sustainable On-farm Practices
ANALYSIS - Embrapa's Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Beef Cattle program is a set of practices describing activities that should be applied on-farm, in association with measures to guarantee health, well-being and safety of workers. ...
30 January 2015
View news from Global Feed Outlook: Arable Output to Break Records By 2018
GLOBAL – World grain stocks will tighten over the coming years but, after a small contraction, harvests will rise back to record breaking levels, predicts a grain market monitoring body....
 
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