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29 October 2018
View news from United Kingdom IFA President Warns of 'Dog's Dinner' Outcome on Brexit
Speaking in Whitehall in London at an event "Beyond Brexit: Farming for our Future", IFA President Joe Healy warned of the danger of a 'dog’s dinner' outcome to Brexit that would cause confusion and trade disruption....
26 October 2018
View news from United States Get more parasite coverage this fall
Four tips for getting the most parasite control...
25 October 2018
View news from European Union EU Bans Prophylactic Use of Antibiotics in Farming
EU - The European Parliament has today (25 October 2018) approved new legislation to come into force in 2022, banning the prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming....
View news from European Union The European Roundtable for Beef Sustainability (ERBS) unites the beef value chain from farm to fork
The launch of the European Roundtable for Beef Sustainability (ERBS) emphasised the need to collaborate and to unite the European beef industry on its sustainability journey....
View news from United States Taking ownership of your career development
An editorial by Roxanne Lagano Chief HR Officer at Zoetis...
24 October 2018
View news from Ireland IFA: Factories Can Pay a Lot More as Cattle Prices Rise
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said cattle prices are rising with some farmers securing a base price of €3.80/kg for steers and €3.90/kg for heifers in recent days. He said with the strength of the UK cattle price and significant positive moves...
22 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Latest COF Inventory Data Likely to be Viewed as Bullish
US - Futures market participants will likely view the latest cattle on feed inventory data as bullish for the late winter/early spring market, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Germany Bad Bramstedt: Third Vion Site to Produce Beef with Animal Welfare Label
GERMANY - The Vion plant in Bad Bramstedt located in Schleswig Holstein has been certified as the third cattle slaughterhouse according to the criteria of the German Animal Welfare Association....
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Farm on Lockdown After BSE Detected
SCOTLAND, UK - A case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) or "mad cow disease" was confirmed last week at a farm in Aberdeenshire in northern Scotland....
View news from China Chinese Pros Educated About Ease of Cooking US Pork, Beef
CHINA - Increasing awareness of US pork and beef by engaging young professionals with an interest in home cooking, USMEF conducted four consumer cooking classes in Shanghai. Funded by the National Pork Board and the Beef Checkoff Program, the classes...
19 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Steer, Heifer Slaughter Outside of Commercial Feedlot Marketings Struggles to Increase
US - The primary component of beef production comes from federally inspected steer and heifer slaughter. Commercial feedlots provide the majority of those animals, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Global Time to Reflect on Local Govts' Efforts, Say Food Systems Planning Experts
US & CANADA - Governments across the US and Canada have made strides in their food systems planning efforts, with many recognizing within the past decade that the issue of food insecurity is just as important as maintaining other public infrastructure...
View news from United States UC Davis Leads National Cow Genomics Effort
US - The cattle industry is the largest agricultural commodity in the United States, generating more than $100 billion in farm cash receipts in 2016. ...
View news from United States Cattlemen see more ‘Green’ in spring by grazing stockers on wheat
To further capitalise on the average daily gain wheat pasture offers stockers, Dr Reuter recommends cattlemen leverage an implant program as well as incorporate an ionophore....
18 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Cattle Placed During September About the Same as a Year Ago
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is scheduled to release this Friday the monthly "Cattle on Feed" report of feedlots with a capacity of 1000 head or more....
View news from Romania OIE Reports Anthrax Outbreak in Botosani
ROMANIA - Dr Geronimo Raducu Branescu, President Secretary of State Chief Veterinary Officer, has reported an outbreak of Anthrax in cattle located in Botosani....
View news from Korea, South Number of Cattle in Korea Up in Q3/2018
SOUTH KOREA - The number of livestock in South Korea rose on-year in the third quarter of 2018 due to more calves being bred, government data showed Thursday....
View news from Ireland 'No Back-sliding on Backstop and No Time Limit,' Says IFA
IRELAND - Yesterday, the IFA held a National Council meeting in Dublin in which IFA President Joe Healy said it is no exaggeration to say the Brexit talks are the most important negotiations for the future of Irish agriculture and its agri-food sector,...
View news from Global Workshops Highlight Advantages of US Beef for Middle East HRI Sector
UAE & QATAR - As part of an ongoing strategy to promote alternative cuts of US beef in the Middle East, USMEF partnered with the Emirates Culinary Guild (ECG) and Qatar Culinary Professionals (QCP) to conduct US beef workshops targeting the hotel, restaurant...
View news from United Kingdom Case of BSE Confirmed at Aberdeenshire Farm
UK - A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed at a farm in Aberdeenshire....
17 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Demand Strong in Domestic, International Markets
US - USDA ERS released monthly retail meat prices last week for the month of September. Most major animal proteins showed a month over month decline in retail values with the exception of turkey, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Georgia US Steak Lovers Festival Promotes US Beef in Republic of Georgia
GEORGIA - Working to create awareness of US beef in the Republic of Georgia, USMEF conducted separate "US Steak Lovers" festivals in restaurants in the cities of Tbilisi and Batumi. Funded by Texas Beef Research and Promotion Council, the festivals were...
View news from Ireland IFA: Smart Farming Cost Exceeds Cost Saving Target; Ways to Reduce GHG Emissions Identified
IRELAND - To mark UN World Food Day, Smart Farming, the voluntary programme led by IFA in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has announced its 2018 results. World Food Day highlights important issues including food security,...
16 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Production for W42 Estimated to be Higher Compared to Last Year
US - While overall meat supplies in the US continue to expand, growth last week was up just 2 per cent compared to a year ago, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
15 October 2018
View news from United States Department of Transportation Petitioned for Hours of Service Flexibility
US - Today, organizations representing livestock, bee, and fish haulers across the country submitted a petition to the Department of Transportation (DOT) requesting additional flexibility on Hours of Service (HOS) requirements. ...
View news from United Kingdom Exporters Fly Flag for Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb & Specially Selected Pork
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s meat exporters will be flying the flag for Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork in Paris this week at SIAL - one of the world’s most influential food fairs....
View news from Argentina Argentina Eyes Shanghai Import Expo for Great Opportunities
ARGENTINA - Argentina is preparing to make the most of the great opportunity offered by the first ever China International Import Expo (CIIE), said a top Argentine trade official....
View news from United States CME: 2019 Per Capita Beef Consumption Forecast to Rise
US - Below are highlights from the latest USDA WASDE report as provided by Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
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