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19 December 2021
View news from United States US producer pessimism grows
Barometer shows farmers are 30% less optimistic than last year...
17 December 2021
View news from United States Live cattle futures close mostly higher
Hog futures rise, higher pork prices...
16 December 2021
View news from United States Cattle and hog futures decline on worries about exports
Live cattle futures fell more than 1%...
15 December 2021
View news from United States McDonald's, Beyond Meat plan McPlant expansion for US, analysts say
The restaurant has seen boosted sales in its new veggie option...
View news from United States Cattle futures lower on weaker cash markets; hogs decline
Meat packers plan for lighter kills during the holiday weeks...
View news from United States CoBank's 2022 Outlook: Lean supplies, strong demand bolster prices despite export unknowns
Incredibly strong US consumer demand for meat products negated fears this year that a higher feed cost environment would limit processor margins, writes Brian Earnest, livestock analyst with CoBank. ...
14 December 2021
View news from United States Cattle live futures close higher; hogs ease
February live cattle settled up 0.775 cent at 138.850 cents per pound...
13 December 2021
View news from United States Upgraded Cornell facility to help study dairy emissions
The partnership between industry, government and academia is bringing a state-of-the-art lab upgrade to the university ...
View news from United States Low Carbon Beef receives approval as USDA process verified program service provider
It's the first of its kind for verification for beef raised with reduced greenhouse gas emissions...
View news from United States US meat packers triple net profit margins during pandemic
Transportation, labour were not the cause of rising costs, report finds...
View news from United States Pen-side test for BRD may save cattle industry millions, reduce antibiotic use
Sous-vide cooking inspired an idea that took promising technology out of the lab and into the barn. Researchers at Purdue University successfully developed an on-site bovine respiratory disease test that provides results within an hour....
10 December 2021
View news from United States US farmers ask for investigation into fertiliser prices
Suspicions of market manipulation led to the request...
View news from United States Tyson Foods to spend $1.3 billion on automation
Labour shortages make meeting demand difficult...
View news from United States USDA Secretary resisting calls for halt to US imports of Brazilian beef
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack said it would not be appropriate for the US to halt imports of Brazilian beef even though the country was late in reporting two atypical cases of BSE earlier this year....
09 December 2021
View news from United States USMEF: US beef export value shatters annual record
October was another strong month for U.S. red meat exports as beef export value continued to soar, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF)....
07 December 2021
View news from United States US research aims to improve value of tropically-adapted beef cattle
Texas A&M research looks to compensate for rising temperatures without compromising beef quality ...
04 December 2021
View news from United States CME: Cattle, hog futures end down
Profit-taking was the cause...
03 December 2021
View news from United States US wastes more than a third of its food
The nation is falling far short of its 2015 goal to half waste by 2030...
View news from United States CME: Live cattle, hog futures rise
The rise is due to strong demand...
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...
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