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09 July 2018
View news from Global FAO Food Price Index Declines in June for First Time in 2018
GLOBAL - International agricultural food commodity prices fell in June for the first time in 2018, as trade tensions affected markets even with global production prospects down....
View news from China US Beef, Pork Focus of Training for Large Chain Restaurants in China
CHINA - Working to put US red meat at the center of Korean barbecue and hot pot menus in China, USMEF partnered with China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) to conduct three foodservice training sessions for a pair of chain restaurants...
View news from Brazil Study Finds New Genomic Regions Associated to Weight Gain in Nelore Cattle
BRAZIL - A pioneering research project has identified genes potentially associated with functions such as growth and weight gain in the Nelore breed. These functions are key to beef production. The researchers pinpointed genomic regions that had changed...
View news from Global Trade, Tariff Concerns Pop Up in Fed Minutes
US & CHINA - While the Federal Reserve in its June meeting minutes did note a strong US stock market and low unemployment, the central bank's districts voiced some concerns about trade and tariffs....
View news from United Kingdom Impact Calculator Helps Industry Prepare for Brexit
UK - A new online calculator has been launched this week which will allow farmers and growers to see for the first time how they may be affected by potential Brexit scenarios....
View news from United States CME: US Beef Imports Higher in H1/2018
US - US beef imports were higher in the first six months of the year despite the ban on Brazilian beef that went into effect last spring. At this point there is no clear path for the resumption of those imports and it serves no purpose to speculate...
03 July 2018
View news from United States CoBank quarterly economic outlook – trade war takes a toll on ag economy
CoBank reports from Denver; discussing how new tariffs dampen the outlook for sectors across the agricultural economy in the US...
View news from United States CME: Fed Cattle Slaughter During W26 Higher Than a Year Ago
US - Before we review some of the production data for last week, a quick note on the Canadian tariffs on 13 billion dollars of US products. The list of US products that will be subject to a Canadian retaliatory tariffs does not include any pork items,...
View news from United States Livestock Groups Urge Swift Passage of ESA Amendments of 2018
US - The Public Lands Council (PLC), the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), and the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) yesterday urged swift passage of the Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018. ...
View news from United Kingdom New Strategy Director Appointed for AHDB Beef & Lamb
UK - The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has appointed Will Jackson as the new Sector Strategy Director for Beef & Lamb....
View news from China China's Farm Produce Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - China's farm produce prices continued to fall in the week ending 1 July due to persistent drops in vegetable prices, according to data from the Ministry of Commerce....
29 June 2018
View news from Iran Iran, Russia to Invest in Livestock Vaccine Production
IRAN - A livestock vaccine production unit will be built in Semnan Province in cooperation with Russia, director general of the province’s veterinary organization said....
View news from United Kingdom Climate Change Bill Threatens Disaster for Scottish Livestock Sector, Says QMS
SCOTLAND, UK - A stark warning that the Scottish Parliament’s Climate Change Bill could prove disastrous for the Scottish livestock sector has come from Jim McLaren, Chairman of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
View news from China China Lifts Ban on British Beef
CHINA - British beef will soon be exported to China for the first time in more than 20 years, after the Chinese government lifted an import ban it imposed in the 1990s during an outbreak of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow...
28 June 2018
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Loses Over 3000 Cattle to Tick-borne Diseases
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe has lost at least 3,430 cattle to tick-borne diseases between November 2017 and May 2018, with Mashonaland East recording the highest deaths....
View news from Global New Approach to Promoting US Beef in Eastern Europe
LATVIA & POLAND - Efforts to promote US beef and educate food buyers in Eastern Europe recently took a giant step forward when USMEF partnered with distribution companies in a US beef “Road Show” – a series of hands-on training sessions for HRI...
View news from United States CME: COF Report on High Side of Analysts' Pre-report Estimates
US - Last Friday, USDA-NASS released the "Cattle on Feed" report providing an updated look at feedlots with a capacity greater than 1000 head. The inventory came in on the high side of analysts’ pre-report estimates, showed marketings equal to expectations,...
27 June 2018
View news from United States Celebrating 50 Years with the industry’s only in-feed estrus suppressor
Podcast with managing nutritionist Gary Sides, PhD, looks back on five decades with MGA®...
22 June 2018
View news from United States Zoetis Cattle tips: Decrease BRD re-treatments, decrease losses.
Three ways eliminating extra pulls and re-treatments helps improve your returns...
View news from United Kingdom Norbrook® to run £2,000 Ritchie Draft Pro competition at UK summer shows
As part of an ongoing campaign to support responsible anthelmintic dosing of livestock, Norbrook is offering visitors to this year’s major summer shows the chance to win a Ritchie Draft Pro weigh crate, valued at more than £2,000....
19 June 2018
View news from Mozambique OIE Reports FMD Outbreak in Tete Province
MOZAMBIQUE - Dr Américo Da Conceicao, National Director at the Ministry of Agriculture in Maputo has reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Tete Province affecting cattle....
View news from Canada Meat Industry Applauds Govt for Tabling of CPTPP Before Summer Recess
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) welcomes the introduction of the legislation to implement the Comprehensive Progressive agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as tabled by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. ...
View news from Ireland Cattle Supplies Extremely Tight, IFA Reports
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said cattle supplies are extremely tight with numbers in factory lairages very scarce and agents and procurement managers actively looking for stock....
18 June 2018
View news from United States CME: LMIC Projects Rise in Current Quarter Beef Production
US - Consumers are in a mood to spend this spring and the food industry is garnering the benefits, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Latvia Drought in Western Latvia Forces Farmers to Dispose of Cattle
LATVIA - Farmers in Kuldiga region in western Latvia have started disposing of their cattle because lasting drought has resulted in shortage of fodder....
View news from United States NCBA 'Looks Forward' to Public Meeting on Fake Meat
US - According to the FDA, a public meeting will be held with the intent to provide interested parties and the public with an opportunity to comment on emerging lab-grown protein technology. The public meeting is not a formal decision and will not prevent...
View news from United Kingdom AHDB Launches Farm Data Sharing Project
UK - Creating a best practice guide to sharing farm data is the focus of a new consultation launched by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)....
15 June 2018
View news from United Kingdom Pelvic Measuring Helps Rate Heifers’ Breeding Performance
SCOTLAND, UK - Pelvic measuring of heifers will now be a regular activity on Morayshire Monitor Farm after recent try outs found merit in it as a management tool....
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