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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....
View news from United States US NFU voices support for proposed Growing Climate Solutions Act
The recently introduced Growing Climate Solutions Act can improve the credibility of US carbon markets, says the National Farmers Union. ...
21 April 2021
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures bounce after eight-session losing streak
US live cattle futures closed higher on 20 April for the first time in nine sessions as brisk demand for beef prompted a round of bargain-buying....
View news from United States Tyson Foods expands onsite COVID-19 vaccinations to employees' families
Tyson Foods Inc says that US employees' family members will be able to receive COVID-19 vaccines at all future vaccination events the company holds, a sign of increasing supplies and expanded eligibility for shots in the general public....
20 April 2021
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures extend their slide
US live cattle futures fell on 19 April, extending their slight to eight straight sessions on long liquidation and signs that surging wholesale beef prices may have reached a seasonal top....
19 April 2021
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures fall on demand concerns
US cattle futures ended weaker on 16 April, with the June live contract notching its seventh straight losing session....
View news from United States Proposed White House budget could boost farm funding by 16%
President Joe Biden released his proposed federal budget on 9 April and farming, food safety, infrastructure and climate action are set to get a boost. ...
View news from United States New speaker series showcases agriculture's role in global nutrition
Farm Journal Foundation kicked off its annual Speaker Series with an event highlighting agriculture’s unique role in addressing challenges to global nutrition....
16 April 2021
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures end lower as slaughter and export numbers disappoint
US live and feeder cattle futures ended lower on 15 April, falling back from major gains last week....
15 April 2021
View news from United States US beef and cattle prices are rising on stronger-than-normal seasonal demand
Beef and beef cattle prices are experiencing an upward trend as the US economy emerges from a year-long pandemic, writes Adam Russell with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. ...
View news from United States CoBank's quarterly analysis suggests that President Biden's proposed infrastructure plan could significantly impact rural America
The latest analysis from CoBank finds that the US economy is gathering momentum after the COVID-19 crisis and that policy decisions and the proposed infrastructure plan will have far-reaching impacts on rural industries. ...
14 April 2021
View news from United States US ag and first responder groups release video series to help farmers with emergency planning
Animal agriculture groups have partnered with US first responders to create a video series that helps farmers and ranchers prepare emergency action plans. ...
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