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14 November 2017
View news from China US Beef Exporters Find Niche in China
CHINA - The country may be starting to beef up. By the end of September, US beef exports to China reached about a thousand metric tons for a total of $12.5 million since the export ban was lifted in May, according to the US Meat Export Federation....
View news from United States Nutriad commits to food safety
As a producer of feed additives NUTRIAD does not consider itself just a part of the animal protein/feed industry, but as an important link in the food chain as well. With that realization, the multinational company takes very seriously the safety of its...
View news from Turkey Turkish Farmers Urge Steps to Prop up Beef Production
TURKEY - Turkey’s top farming organization has warned of an ongoing decline in red meat production, a key factor in surging prices, and called for urgent measures to prop up production including cash incentives for cattle breeding....
13 November 2017
View news from United States CME: US Beef Production Projected to Rise in 2018
US - Meat protein supply expansion is likely to remain on track through 2018 on robust global demand and ample feed supplies, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Ireland IFA Demands Cattle Price Rise to €4.00/Kg
IRELAND - With grass cattle now gone, Christmas market demand in full swing and factories trying to buy cattle out of sheds, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said farmers should be demanding a new minimum base price of €4.00/kg....
View news from New Zealand WTO Declines Indonesia Appeal on NZ Beef Trade
NEW ZEALAND - The World Trade Organization has turned down Indonesia's appeal against a ruling that trade barriers imposed since 2011, which hurt New Zealand's beef exports, were inconsistent with global trade rules....
View news from Korea, South Korea to Lower Sampling Inspections on US beef
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will reduce sampling inspections carried out on US beef after no unauthorized materials that pose health risks have been found in products over the last five months, the agriculture ministry said Thursday....
View news from China Urgent Need to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals
CHINA - On 7 November, the World Health Organization issued formal guidelines for the animal industries, which calls for food-animal producers to refrain from using antibiotics in healthy animals, so as to curb the rampancy of drug-resistant bacteria....
View news from India Biomin launches Digestarom DC: the feed converter
BIOMIN has recently introduced its innovative, next generation phytogenic feed additive, Digestarom® DC, to the Indian feed and livestock sectors as the animal nutrition firm continues its global ambition to become the phytogenic feed additive market...
10 November 2017
View news from United Kingdom Autumn parasite risk requires action from livestock farmers
The risk of parasitic disease and production loss from gastrointestinal worms and liver fluke is expected to be high this autumn, according to Merial Animal Health and the NADIS Parasite Forecast. Sheep and cattle farmers are advised to implement parasite...
09 November 2017
View news from United States CME: Meat Prices Higher Than a Year Ago
US - Meat prices have been higher than a year ago for much of this past summer and fall despite a net increase in the amount of protein flowing into domestic channels, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Australia Harvey Beef Clocks A$1M Loss Amid High Cattle Price Pain
AUSTRALIA - Harvey Beef has reported a $1.021 million loss for the year despite an increase in sales, reflecting the pain high cattle prices are causing Australian meat processors....
View news from Global US Senator, Ranchers Hail Multi-million-dollar Beef Deal with Chinese Commerce Giant
US & CHINA - US Senator Steve Daines and ranchers from the northwestern state of Montana on Wednesday applauded a $300 million beef deal between Chinese commerce giant JD.com and the Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA)....
View news from United States Cautious Optimism for Next Three Years in Grains, Ethanol Market
US - Rising incomes worldwide will underpin global demand and create opportunities for US exports in grains, oilseeds and ethanol, according to a new report from CoBank's Knowledge Exchange Division. ...
07 November 2017
View news from United States CME: Cattle, Hog Futures Markets Pointing to Higher Prices in 2017
US - Cattle and hog prices jumped up last week in the cash market and across all the futures market months for the balance of this year and throughout 2018. Both futures markets and current livestock price levels are dramatically different than a year...
View news from United States US Beef Continues to Trend Higher
US - September beef exports edged higher in volume and jumped substantially in value, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
View news from Ireland IFA Demands Higher Beef Prices
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the cattle trade is stronger this week with factories very anxious for cattle....
View news from Global Unity for More Food Safety in Europe and Neighboring Countries
GLOBAL - "To protect consumers, the responsible public institutions have to be networked together all over the world," says Professor Dr Andreas Hensel, President of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and German representative of the...
View news from European Union IFA Demands Much Stronger, More Robust Defence in EU Beef Sector
EU - Speaking at a high level COPA beef event in Brussels yesterday evening attended by EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan and Agriculture Ministers from across the EU, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said there needs to be a much stronger...
06 November 2017
View news from United States CME: 2017 FI Steer Carcass Weight Projected to Drop
US - One of the dominant annual trends in livestock and poultry industries is heavier slaughter weight, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Japan Grand Hyatt Tokyo Develops Original Keyakizaka Beef
JAPAN - The Grand Hyatt Tokyo has introduced Keyakizaka beef, an original beef developed by Keyakizaka’s Chef de Cuisine Yoshinobu Honda, in collaboration with Takeuchi Farm in Akiruno, which is the only farm that exists in Tokyo. ...
View news from Sri Lanka Research Sheds Light on Sri Lanka's Milk Production, Beef Consumption
SRI LANKA - The Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister’s Office has conducted a research study on the present status of milk production and beef consumption in Sri Lanka....
03 November 2017
View news from United States CME: September Feedlot Placements Up 13%
US - The pace of cattle moving into commercial feedlots this year has been brisk, to say the least, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Canada Council Calls for Earliest Possible Completion of TPP
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) released its submission to the Government of Canada pertaining to the "Consultations on Canada's discussions with the remaining members of what was previously the Trans-Pacific Partnership"....
View news from Zimbabwe FMD Threatens Zimbabwean Beef Supply
ZIMBABWE - Data available from Livestock and Meat Advisory Council (LMAC) show that the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services (DLVS) has reported active clinical infections of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Chipinge South, Mwenezi, Chivi and...
02 November 2017
View news from United States CME: Yearling Feeder Cattle Prices Stage Impressive Rally
US - Yearling feeder cattle prices have staged an impressive rally during the last two months, climbing more than $10 per cwt. at a time in the year when prices usually are trending sideways or lower, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
View news from Canada Canadian Consumers Yearn to Know More About Beef They Eat; Cargill Pilot to Provide Answers
CANADA - Thanks to an ambitious Cargill Canadian Beef Sustainability Acceleration pilot, by the end of 2018 the company’s customers should be one step closer to providing consumers with beef from operations that have been audited from 'birth to burger'...
View news from Australia Queensland Beef Roads Funding Welcomed
AUSTRALIA - The sealing of a section of the Clermont to Alpha Road is a welcome step towards delivering on an important national initiative that will make it safer and easier to transport cattle to markets, AgForce said today. ...
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