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26 March 2018
View news from Jordan US Beef Flat Iron Steak Centerpiece of Jordanian Junior Culinary Challenge
JORDAN - US beef flat iron steak was highlighted for the first time during the Jordanian Junior Culinary Challenge, an event held in Amman, Jordan, and co-sponsored by USMEF. ...
23 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Fed Cattle Futures Once Again Lower on Mid-W12
US - Fed cattle futures were lower once again on Wednesday, with April cattle down 187 points and June cattle down 162 points from the previous close, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Canada Manitoba Hosts EU Delegation to Promote Trade, Investment Opportunities
CANADA - The Manitoba government is hosting roundtable discussions with representatives from European Union (EU) member states to raise awareness of trade and investment opportunities in Manitoba under the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement...
View news from Somalia Massive Cattle Deaths Pose Threat to Food Security in Somalia
SOMALIA - The United Nations Organization (UNO) for Food and Agriculture (FAO) warned this week that the mass death of cattle due to intense drought threatens livelihoods and food security in Somalia....
View news from New Zealand NZ-led Study Reveals DNA of Cattle, Sheep Bacteria
NEW ZEALAND - International scientists led by New Zealanders have identified the genetic makeup of over 500 species of bacteria found in the gut of cattle and sheep....
View news from India Achieving Healthy, Climate-friendly, Affordable Diets in India
INDIA - New research led by IIASA researcher Narasimha Rao has shown how it might be possible to reduce micro-nutrient deficiencies in India in an affordable way whilst also reducing greenhouse gas emissions....
View news from European Union IFA Accuses EU Trade Commissioner of Naivety in Mercosur Negotiations
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is extremely naive to believe that the Brazilians are going to conform to the rules in any Mercosur trade agreement with the EU, especially with regard to meeting EU standards on...
View news from Hong Kong Study Reveals Being Top Carnivores No Reason for HK to Celebrate
HONG KONG - A recent study by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission found each person in Hong Kong eats on an average about 102 kilograms of meat a year; surprisingly this is more than either Europeans or North Americans....
22 March 2018
View news from United States Quick Tip: Cattle health, nutrition and their role in implant program success
Beef producers can help improve implant program success by prioritizing the health and nutrition of their cattle....
View news from United States Influence feed: Bracing for trade retaliation
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
21 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Canadian Inventory of All Cattle, Calves up 1.4% as of 1 January
US - Last Friday afternoon, CanFax released their monthly compilation of Canadian cattle on-feed. Those data include two provinces, Alberta and Saskatchewan, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Suckler Herd Down but Productivity Up, Reports QMS
SCOTLAND, UK - The latest Scottish agricultural census figures reveal the Scottish suckler cow herd is down 1.3 per cent year-on-year, making the beef herd 12 per cent smaller than it was a decade ago....
View news from Denmark Danish Crown Group Acquires Pepperoni Giant DK-Foods
DENMARK - Through the acquisition of the Danish pepperoni giant DK-Foods the Danish Crown group will become a European market leader in pepperoni toppings for pizzas. DK-Foods will operate as a separate business unit under Danish Crown's subsidiary Tulip...
View news from United States Environmentally Friendly Cattle Production a Reality
US - Three hundred years ago, enormous herds of bison, antelope and elk roamed North America, and the land was pristine and the water clean....
View news from Global NFU Response to UK, EU Agreed-upon Terms for Brexit Transition Period
UK & EU - The NFU has given a cautious welcome to details of a 21-month transitional period as part of the agreement to the UK leaving the EU...
19 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Total Mexican Feeder Cattle Imports Down 13% Year to Date
US - USDA indicates that over 25 per cent of cattle (beef and dairy) inventory is located in an area experiencing drought, according to the Office of the Chief Economist, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Canada Cargill Canadian Beef Sustainability Pilot Yields Positive Q1 Results
CANADA - The first three months of Cargill’s Canadian beef sustainability pilot project yielded encouraging results, proving the model works and demonstrating significant potential to scale the program to deliver a greater volume of certified sustainable...
View news from United Kingdom NFU Welcomes PM’s Ambition to Deliver Successful Farming Policy
UK - The NFU President has welcomed last week's (14 March) comments from the Prime Minister which acknowledged the ‘historic opportunity’ the government has to deliver a farming policy that will work for the whole food industry...
View news from United States NFU Applauds Introduction of STRESS Act
WASHINGTON - Bill provides assistance to struggling farmers amidst farm economy decline...
16 March 2018
View news from United States CME: January Beef Exports Support Prospects for Another Export Volume in 2018
US - Beef exports set a record in 2017 at 2.86 billion pounds on a carcass weight equivalent basis, as calculated by USDA-Economic Research Service (ERS), topping the prior record set in 2011 of 2.79 billion pounds, according to Steiner Consulting Group,...
View news from Japan New Concepts for US Beef, Pork Dishes Highlighted at Foodex Japan
JAPAN - Noting that booming meat demand among Japanese consumers continues to gain momentum, USMEF seized the opportunity by introducing new and unique US beef and pork dishes at Asia’s largest food trade show. ...
View news from Zimbabwe January Disease Kills Further 2000 Cattle
ZIMBABWE - Over 2000 cattle have succumbed to a tick-borne disease with farmers raising concern that if new supplies of dip stocks are not procured on time, current dip stocks will run out over the next few weeks and trigger more deaths....
14 March 2018
View news from United States CME: US Beef Sector Exports Hit Near Record Year in 2017
US - US beef sector exports had a near record year in 2017, rebounding values placed 2nd behind 2014, coming in at just over $9 billion, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
13 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Supply Growth Creates Unease About Feedlot Currentness in Q2
US - Beef supply growth has been rather muted, which has supported the value of the beef cutout but has also created some uneasiness about feedlot currentness in Q2, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Organic Livestock Standards Rule Withdrawn to Detriment of Family Farmers, Organic Label
WASHINGTON – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday withdrew the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, a set of standards that organic producers would have had to meet to qualify for the voluntary organic label for livestock...
View news from United States NCBA Applauds USDA's Withdrawal of Organic Marketing Rule
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday withdrew the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, a set of standards that organic producers would have had to meet to qualify for the voluntary organic label for livestock and...
View news from Australia Vietnam Woos Aussie Beef by Investing More on Cattle Welfare
AUSTRALIA - Growing demand for Australian cattle has prompted Vietnam's processing sector to invest millions in abattoir training facilities to improve animal welfare....
12 March 2018
View news from United States Give calves the advantage at the sale time
When Missouri cattleman Nick Jones sets out to try his hand at something new, he goes all in — whether it’s team roping or building his cow/calf operation from the ground up in southwestern Missouri....
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