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01 December 2021
View news from United States CME live cattle, lean hog futures fall
Markets responded to news of the new coronavirus variant...
30 November 2021
View news from United States Cattle futures post new highs, lean hog futures mixed
Cattle pressured by profit-taking and speculative selling...
29 November 2021
View news from United States USDA supports antimicrobial resistance research
The goal is to reduce the adverse effects of antimicrobials used in agriculture...
28 November 2021
View news from United States CME: Live cattle futures set new contract highs
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) live cattle futures set new highs on last week, finishing stronger on technical buying and firm cash prices....
23 November 2021
View news from United States US live cattle hit 4.5-year high, lean hogs gain on good demand
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) reports live cattle futures climb...
View news from United States USDA commits $32 million to help meat and poultry sectors
The aim is to strengthen the US for supply chain...
22 November 2021
View news from United States USDA issuing assistance to poultry, livestock contract producers
Nearly $270 million has been set aside for pandemic assistance...
19 November 2021
View news from United States US livestock impacted by drug, feed shortages
The shortages are caused by supply-chain disruptions...
18 November 2021
View news from United States Demand for meat and poultry packaging to increase
Growth is driven by consumer preference for convenience-oriented products...
View news from United States CME: Lean hogs future fall, live cattle firm
Live cattle futures hit 4.5-year high earlier this week...
15 November 2021
View news from United States Tufts University receives $10 million to develop cultured meat
The funding will drive efforts to produce an alternative source of sustainable protein...
View news from United States Tyson meat sales jump
Rising meat prices and improving demand drive profit margins...
View news from United States Next-gen sequencing diagnoses 1st US case of boosepivirus
The sample that arrived at the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the fall of 2019 came from a petting zoo. The zoo’s 10-day-old calf had diarrhea, and the zoo wanted to know what pathogens were present in the fecal sample, in...
12 November 2021
View news from United States USMEF conference focuses on strong global demand, supply-side challenges
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Strategic Planning Conference focused on strong demand for US red meat in both established and emerging markets but cautioned that the industry faces significant production and delivery hurdles....
10 November 2021
View news from United States North American Meat Institute announces ambitious climate target
The North American Meat Institute announced Tuesday that all of its members will deliver independently approved, science-based greenhouse gas reduction targets in line with the Paris Climate Agreement goals by 2030....
View news from United States USDA lifts estimates for beef production, cattle prices
The amendment is due to strong demand and heavier livestock...
View news from United States Using US CRP forages in beef cattle diets requires attention to detail
Some areas in the US have been released for emergency haying and grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres. ...
09 November 2021
View news from United States U.S. animal protein needs diversified market
As export market opportunities and challenges evolve, U.S. needs trade negotiators to return to the table...
08 November 2021
View news from United States USDA 10-year crop, livestock projections: less corn, more wheat and soy for 2022/23 season
US farmers are likely to reduce corn acreage while expanding soybeans and wheat acres for the upcoming crop marketing year, the USDA said on Friday....
View news from United States US red meat exports pushing record pace through 3Q21
Both US beef and pork exports are on a record pace through September, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF). ...
02 November 2021
View news from United States New Virginia Tech startup seeks to use nano-capsules derived from milk to deliver heart drug
Scientists at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC have started a new biotechnology company to apply one of nature’s courier systems to deliver a potentially life-saving medication....
01 November 2021
View news from United States Vitamin D supplement may enhance dairy cows’ immune health
New research in the Journal of Dairy Science explores possible genetic effects of dietary supplementation with vitamin D to support cows’ immune function....
View news from United States Grant beefs up grazing initiative that benefits farmers and environment
Rolling green pastures dotted with grazing cows are a common sight in Virginia. However, there’s more strategy behind those grazing cows than most people know, such as the impact on the land, water quality, and farm profitability....
View news from United States US “Build Back Better” Framework Makes Important Step Forward on Climate Change
The following is a statement by Kameran Onley, director of North American policy and government relations at The Nature Conservancy, after the White House unveiled a framework of the Build Back Better Act that includes $555 billion in climate investments....
View news from United States More than half of university students surveyed have tried a meat alternative
Fifty-five percent of US Midwest university students had tried a plant-based meat alternative and attributed this choice to the enjoyment of new food, curiosity about the products and environmental concern, according to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition...
29 October 2021
View news from United States US farmers welcome progress on sweeping infrastructure bill
The USDA and National Farmers Union (NFU) voice their support for President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better framework as it progresses through Congress....
View news from United States US invests over $50 million for new entrants to the ag sector
The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will invest over $50 million in organizations and institutions that teach and train new farmers and ranchers. ...
28 October 2021
View news from United States US House subcommittee finds that COVID-19 infections at meat plats were much higher than previous estimates
Workers at the leading US meatpacking plants experienced cases and death from COVID-19 that were up to three times previous estimates....
 
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