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25 November 2019
Potential for US Export Growth to Europe a Hot Topic at Anuga
EU - Growing momentum for US beef in the European Union was in evidence at the Anuga food trade show, where USMEF promoted US red meat and met with existing and potential customers from several key international markets....
QMS Campaign Encourages Consumers to Choose Meat with Integrity
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) recent campaign to raise awareness of the quality and provenance of Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork has produced impressive results....
22 November 2019
CME: Robust Lean Beef Demand, High Priced Imports Bolster Value
US - Robust demand for lean beef and high priced imports have bolstered the value of beef end cuts and pushed the choice cutout far higher than most expected for this time of year, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
NFU Letter Urges Farmers to Showcase Best of British Livestock Farming
UK - NFU Vice President Stuart Roberts has written to "Farmers Weekly" and "Farmers Guardian" encouraging farmers to showcase the great story that British livestock farming has to tell....
'Politicking' Holding Back Prosperity, Progress, Says NFUS
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland’s President Andrew McCornick used the annual AgriScot event, held at Ingliston this week (20 November 2019) to demand that progress replaces political stagnation and uncertainty....
21 November 2019
Japan's Beef Exports to China Likely to Resume in 2020
JAPAN - Japan is in the final stage of talks with China to resume exports of beef to the world’s most populous market for the first time in about two decades, government sources said Thursday....
New Beef Price Index Shows Irish Farmers Due an Increase, IFA Reports
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said that the new beef price indices published by Bord Bia show that the beef market is improving and that farmers must get an immediate price increase....
20 November 2019
CME: Notable Increase Expected On Total Feed Supply
US - USDA will publish on Friday the results of its monthly survey of feedlots with +1000 head capacity, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
IFA: Significant Report on Technology Use in Agriculture Launched
IRELAND - Farm Business Skillnet, in conjunction with IFA, today (20 November) launched the findings of an extensive research project on the adoption of and attitudes towards digital technology in Irish agriculture. ...
Rising Wagyu Beef Sales, Prices Buttress AACo's Results
AUSTRALIA - Rising sales of Wagyu beef in Europe and Asia, combined with stronger prices have helped Australia's biggest cattle producer deliver a small operating profit despite hefty drought costs....
Access to Food, Nutrition More Limited in Sub-Saharan Africa Than Previously Estimated
AFRICA - A survey of over six thousand sub-Saharan households shows an estimated 39 percent experience severely unreliable access to food. ...
19 November 2019
CME: Retail Beef Prices Tracking Above 2018 Prices
US - USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) released the monthly Meat Price Spreads on 13 November 2019. Retail beef (choice) prices have been tracking above last year’s prices each month except August, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
Extreme Weather Impacts 2018 Input Costs for Scottish Livestock Farmers
SCOTLAND, UK - Significant variation in levels of financial and technical performance within the Scottish livestock industry continues to be evident, according to a survey commissioned by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
Chilled US Beef Focus of UAE Retail Promotion
UAE - An American chef preparing US beef striploin and ribeye steaks anchored a USMEF "Let’s Meat with US Beef" event at a Lulu Hypermarket in Dubai. Funded by the Beef Checkoff Programme, the activity was part of a series of in-store promotions designed...
15 November 2019
Rabobank Protein Outlook 2020: Seeking Opportunities in an Uncertain World
RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness published its annual global animal protein outlook. In general, African swine fever (ASF) overwhelms the outlook for 2020 – as it has done during 2019 – and will pull down overall growth, as well as bring uncertainty...
13 November 2019
Varied Conditions and Modest Prospects for Australia's Winter Crops
ABARES’s latest crop report reveals mixed prospects for Australia’s winter crop, according to ABARES acting Executive Director Peter Gooday....
US Beef Demand Throwing in a Few Surprises
The reduction in US Choice beef supply relative to Select has resulted in a counter-seasonal high Choice-Select price spread since the summer....
12 November 2019
New Zealand's Zero Carbon Bill a Mixed Bag for Farmers
New Zealand's Zero Carbon Bill is described as "mixed bag" for farmers, according to DairyNZ Chief Executive Dr Tim Mackle. He's urging all political parties to work together to find consensus on a pathway forward....
07 November 2019
RaboResearch: Expect Continued Pressure on Corn, Soy, Wheat Prices
The US trade dispute with China and African swine fever are predicted to weigh down soybean price by up to $2.50 per bushel, says RaboResearch. ...
06 November 2019
Global Food Consumption Growth, Changes in Consumer Preferences
Due to two major developments in the past two decades at a global level - income growth and changes in consumer preferences- food consumption has been growing at a faster pace than world population. ...
Canadian Beef Trade to China Resumed
Effective immediately, Canadian meat export certificates to China will be resumed, according to the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA). ...
29 October 2019
RMAC Says Trade Agreements Critical to Australia and Red Meat Jobs
The Australian red meat industry has urged both sides of Parliament to proceed with ratification of two critical free trade agreements without delay, following the release of a Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT) report....
22 October 2019
Australia's State of the Industry Red Meat Report 2019 Released
As the world’s largest sheepmeat and goatmeat exporter, and third largest beef exporter behind Brazil and India, Australia consistently exports more than 65% of its red meat production to overseas markets. That’s according to the Australian red meat...
17 October 2019
UK Beef and Dairy Agri-market Outlook
This outlook comes after Britain’s departure from the EU has been delayed. This might mean one of two things: either the clock has been extended, the threat has gone away and normal life continues for now, or the only certainty is more uncertainty....
Fall Calving May Yield Higher Returns, Risk and Profitability Evaluated
The vast majority of cow-calf producers in Tennessee and the Southeast using a defined calving season have long favored spring calving; however, researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) have evaluated the risk and returns...
16 October 2019
US President Trump Addresses Farmers, Ranchers from Oval Office
US - Working with the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), officials from the White House shared remarks from President Donald Trump to US farmers, ranchers, and the agricultural community amid the harvest season....
14 October 2019
Shine Fades on US-China Trade Agreement
The shine fades on US-China trade agreement as grain trading turns mixed, writes Jim Wyckoff, market analyst. ...
Scotland's Cattle Herd in Decline, Sheep Recovering in 2019
The number of cattle in Scotland has now hit a 60-year low, according to the June survey data released by the Scottish Government. ...
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