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28 January 2016
Chilean Beef Exports Up 121% in 2015
CHILE - Claudia Carbonell, director of the Office of Agricultural Studies and Policies (PASO) reported that beef exports in 2015 were worth $31 million, an increase of 121 per cent compared to 2014....
CoBank Predicts Better Year for Livestock Producers in 2016
ANALYSIS - The supply glut that plagued US beef, pork and poultry markets in 2015 and ratcheted down margins is expected to ease in 2016, according to a new research report from CoBank. ...
18 January 2016
USDA Reports Bullish for Cattle Market
ANALYSIS - USDA released four reports with implications for the livestock and grain markets, but bullish news for the cattle and beef industry, writes Sarah Mikesell for TheCattleSite. ...
03 December 2015
Rabobank Outlook 2016: Bearish Grains, Stable for Cattle
ANALYSIS - Agri commodity stocks remain comfortable and are expected to limit price gains to modest levels throughout 2016 for grains and oilseeds, while hogs, sugar and coffee prices are expected to head higher. Cattle prices are expected to remain fairly...
18 November 2015
Allendale, Inc. Issues Cattle on Feed, Cold Storage Estimates
ANALYSIS - With cattle feeders more than $500 per head in the red, Allendale, Inc. expects USDA to release the second smallest October Cattle on Feed Report placements since 1996. ...
05 November 2015
Cattle Producer Says US Has Begun Most Rapid Expansion Ever Seen
ANALYSIS - Sharing expectations for prices moving into 2016, Missouri cattle producer Wayne Vanderwert says cattle prices have been extremely high due to lower cow numbers because of the drought and the cattle cycle. ...
15 October 2015
EU Politicians Agree to Strengthen Organic Rules
EUROPE - Organic farmers, processors, traders and importers must meet higher but realistic sustainability criteria and undergo strict food fraud checks to boost trust in the EU organic label, said agriculture MEPs on Tuesday. ...
14 October 2015
Promo Boost to Help Consumers Appreciate EU-Farmed Products
EUROPE - Programmes worth €111 million have been set up by the EU to find new markets and promote consumption both outside and inside the Union in 2016. ...
13 October 2015
WASDE Bearish for Beef - Higher Slaughter, Heavier Weights
US - Friday’s USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report boosted beef production for 2015 based on a larger forecast of slaughter of fed cattle in the second half of 2015 and heavier carcass weights....
09 October 2015
Mexico Increases Global Agricultural Exports
MEXICO - In the period from January to July 2015 the value of food exports from Mexico to the European Union totalled 581.6 million euros, an increase of 22.6 per cent on the same period last year, the agriculture department SAGARPA has reported....
08 October 2015
Australia Cattle Herd Drops from 30 Year High to 20 Year Low
AUSTRALIA – Back to back contraction in national beef production is adequate confirmation that Australia is entering a long-term downward trend, say market analysts....
07 October 2015
Bosnian Processor Builds Plant With Eye on Turkish Market
BOSNIA AND HERZOGOVINA - Bosnian meat processor Menprom has launched the construction works on a new facility in Gornja Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The move is related to the firm’s plans to boost its market presence abroad....
06 October 2015
Supply Management Survives as Trans-Pacific Partnership Concluded
GLOBAL - Canadian poultry meat, egg and dairy producers will be breathing a sigh of relief today after it was announced that their supply management system will mostly be protected in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal....
05 October 2015
Debate over Chinese Investment in New Zealand Beef and Lamb Giant
ANALYSIS - One of New Zealand leading beef and lamb companies, Silver Fern Farms, is set to form a 50:50 partnership with major Chinese meat processor Shanghai Maling....
22 September 2015
More Info Needed as Growing Consumer Demand for Local Produce
UK - The Government is calling on food producers and shops to give more information on labels about where in Britain their food comes from, as new research shows that almost 80 per cent of people see buying local food as a top priority....
Cattle Outlook: Feedlots Quieter Than Anticipated
US - The US feedlots are shorter on cattle than expected, according to University of Missouri economists reviewing US Department of Agriculture figures. ...
21 September 2015
New Company Setting Good Example in Food Waste Battle
SWITZERLAND - A new start-up company in Switzerland is leading the way on helping to reduce our food waste, writes Lucy Towers....
18 September 2015
Paraguay Working Beef Back into Russia
PARAGUAY – Paraguayan trade officials met on Monday to discuss a proposed action plan to reopen meat shipments into the Russian market....
09 September 2015
Currency and Cattle Inventories Moving Higher For US
US - Herd rebuilding is now in full swing in the US but cattle markets, on fire last year, have been considerably dampened....
02 September 2015
BIVI's Feeder Calf Preconditioning Program Offers Cascading Effect
US - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc (BIVI) introduced a new feeder calf preconditioning program for beef producers called Market Ready to help beef producers deliver healthy, high-performing calves while allowing management flexibility. ...
27 August 2015
Community Spirit Drives Americans to Support Local Food
US - More Americans than ever before are supporting their local food markets, and it's not just because they believe the food is fresher and tastes better....
UAVs Are Not Just for Crop Farmers
US - Brett Haas, co-owner of Crop Copter, said while they started their UAV company with crop farmers in mind, they see a lot of interest and application for livestock farmers. ...
11 August 2015
Minister Must Deliver Real Access to New Beef Markets
IRELAND - Speaking at the AIB National Livestock Show in Tullamore Co Offaly, Irish Farmers Association President Eddie Downey said the announcements from the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney and the Government on access to new beef markets to the...
10 August 2015
“Muted” Fall Rebound Expected in Cattle Markets
US – Fed cattle prices aren't expected to show any fall resurgence, despite price trends through 2015 running close to “textbook” year....
04 August 2015
Conclusion Still Not Reached on Trans-Pacific Partnership
GLOBAL - The recent talks on a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement between countries on the Pacific rim ended without a conclusion, although ministers still say consensus is near....
15 July 2015
Grass-fed Beef Still to Get Serious in Texas
US - Comparing grass-fed and feedlot beef models must use the “best examples” from each, according to a staunch US grass-fed beef advocate who says grass-fed beef remains largely at "hobby" level in his state....
Kiwi Beef Returns Higher Than Lamb
NEW ZEALAND - Over the first nine months of this season, beef and veal returns and volumes have been higher than lamb and mutton, according to levy board Beef and Lamb New Zealand....
10 July 2015
Cost and Convenience Beats Origin for UK Shoppers
UK - Consumers may say they desire food with provenance and quality but cost and convenience is driving choice, a study from Barclays bank has found....
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