TheBeefSite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the beef industry

TheBeefSite Latest News: United States

09 May 2021
View news from United States American Farm Bureau puts mental health in the spotlight with State of Mind directory
As part of Mental Health Month, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has unveiled State of Mind, an online directory of resources for farmers, ranchers and their families who experience stress or mental health challenges....
08 May 2021
View news from United States Consumers likely to consider health and environmental impacts of food after the pandemic
A panel of experts explains that health and environmental sustainability are influencing consumers' shopping decisions - and that this trend is likely to continue....
07 May 2021
View news from United States Biden administration makes recommendations to protect 30% of US land and water
Biden administration officials on 6 May took their first step toward carrying out the president's campaign pledge to conserve 30% of American land and water over the next decade, outlining six categories for how it should be used....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures rise with wholesale meat prices
US live cattle futures climbed on 6 May as US wholesale prices increased....
View news from United States US Farmers Union members advocate for immediate climate action
Members of the National Farmers Union (NFU) are approaching their elected representatives with their concerns over climate change during the NFU's "Days of Advocacy"....
06 May 2021
View news from United States USMEF reports record-breaking beef exports in March
US exports of beef and pork posted record highs in March 2021, according to data released by the USDA and analysis from the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF)....
View news from United States USDA should use pilot projects to build towards a carbon bank, says FACA
The Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance (FACA), now more than 70 members strong, has worked over the past three months to develop specific recommendations for how the USDA should approach a potential carbon bank....
05 May 2021
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures end lower as supplies rise
US live cattle futures sank on 4 May as traders contended with ample supplies of cattle and a steady slaughter pace....
04 May 2021
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures end mixed as traders brace for weak cash prices
Despite strong export demand and climbing packer margins, traders reported a mixed day on 3 May....
View news from United States Tyson launches plant-based burgers and sausages to compete with Beyond Meat
Tyson Foods Inc is launching plant-based hamburgers and sausages ahead of the US summer grilling season, increasing competition for Beyond Meat as it releases an updated version of its own faux burger....
View news from United States New US legislation will get local farm goods into school food programs
The National Farm to School Network and National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition welcomes the newly-introduced Kids Eat Local Act, which will make it easier for school meal programs to source food from local farmers and producers....
03 May 2021
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures gain ground while feeder cattle continue their decline
US live cattle futures rose on 30 April while feeder cattle futures continued to fall as climbing corn futures translated into higher feed costs....
View news from United States US NFU calls on government to prioritize climate change across all its ag programs
Farming and agriculture can help combat climate change, but farmers need the USDA to support and fully realize this potential. ...
30 April 2021
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures gain on uncertainty in grain complex
US live cattle futures rose on 29 April as mixed grain trade offered some relief for feed costs....
View news from United States USDA to host virtual fair on innovative ways to combat food waste
Mark your calendar for the first-ever Food Loss and Waste Innovation Fair on 26 May. ...
View news from United States US NFU welcomes legislative priorities announced in President Biden's Congressional Address
President Biden's strategy for economic recovery, immigration reform and climate action have been welcomed by the National Farmers Union....
29 April 2021
View news from United States Idaho lawmakers pass bill to kill most of state's wolf population
Idaho lawmakers have approved a bill authorizing the state to kill up to 90% of its wolf population, a measure championed by farmers and cattle ranchers that will become law if signed by the governor in the coming days....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures ease on pressure from feed prices
US live cattle futures settled lower on 28 April, as higher grain prices push producers to sell cattle early to avoid feed costs, creating a surplus of market-ready cattle....
28 April 2021
View news from United States CME update: US cattle futures ease as grain costs rise
US live cattle futures fell on 27 April, as higher input costs could lead to near-term selling of cattle as producers are resistant to paying higher feed costs....
View news from United States The bipartisan America Grows Act could help reassert US leadership in ag research
If passed, the bipartisan America Grows Act of 2021 would significantly increase US public investment in agricultural research and development, says the Farm Journal Foundation. ...
View news from United States Feeding cattle seaweed reduces their GHG emissions 82%
A bit of seaweed in cattle feed could reduce methane emissions from beef cattle as much as 82 percent, according to new findings from researchers at the University of California, Davis....
27 April 2021
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures climb on monthly report
US live cattle futures gained on 26 April, supported by Friday’s monthly Cattle on Feed report that showed smaller-than-expected placements....
26 April 2021
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures close narrowly mixed ahead of Cattle on Feed report
US live cattle futures ended narrowly mixed on 23 April, with nearby contracts pressured by lackluster cash cattle trade and position-squaring ahead of the monthly Cattle on Feed report....
View news from United States US NFU welcomes the newly-introduced Agriculture Resilience Act
The Agriculture Resilience Act is a thoughtful, nuanced approach to climate action, says the National Farmers Union. ...
23 April 2021
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures extend their slide as corn prices surge higher
US cattle futures closed lower on 22 April for the tenth time in the last eleven sessions, pressured by fund-driven long liquidation and soaring corn prices that threaten cattle feeders’ profits....
View news from United States How US farmers can pitch in to address climate change
The US Department of Agriculture is expanding and renewing the Conservation Reserve Program as part of its strategy to boost enrollment and address the climate crisis. ...
View news from United States USDA wants farmers' ideas on how food supply chains can be strengthened
The USDA is seeking public comments on how to make the US food system supply chains more resilient, diverse and secure. ...
22 April 2021
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures sag on technical selling
US cattle futures closed lower on 21 April on lackluster cash markets, soaring feed costs and technical selling....
 
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 

News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Category

News By Sub-Category


Partners


Seasonal Picks

Managing Pig Health: A Reference for the Farm - 2nd Edition