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30 October 2020
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: US exports lag and EU production expected to rise
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates track the production outlook in Europe and slowing beef exports. ...
26 October 2020
View news from Global Covid-19 creates perfect price forecasting storm
When Covid-19 first surfaced in early 2020, global protein markets were still responding to the pork shortages caused by African Swine Fever (ASF). ...
23 October 2020
View news from Global Weekly global protein digest
Read the latest updates on the global beef and dairy markets from livestock analyst Jim Wyckoff....
21 October 2020
View news from United States Researchers link cattle behavior to efficient beef production
Range cattle spend most of their time grazing, ruminating, resting and watering. Using collars fitted with GPS and accelerometers, technology similar to that found in a Fitbit that collects data on movement patterns, University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers...
16 October 2020
View news from Global Weekly protein digest: China's meat imports expected to fall in 2021
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates track China's import future and the international dairy market. ...
13 October 2020
View news from United States Ribeye-eating pigs demonstrate protein quality for humans
Nearly a decade ago, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) developed a new index to assess protein quality in foods. The goal, writ large, was to address food security for the world’s most vulnerable populations, creating more accurate...
09 October 2020
View news from Global Weekly protein digest: beef exports from US decline while the dairy industry gains ground
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy update tracks decreasing beef exports from the United States and the impacts of Spain's recent COVID-19 spike....
08 October 2020
View news from United States Backlogs in global meat processing expected to last into 2021
Economic uncertainty, as well as shifts in supply and demand, has caused great uncertainty in global protein markets. The situation has been further exacerbated by outbreaks of illness due to Covid-19 at the processing level that have created bottlenecks...
05 October 2020
View news from United States OSI Group Helps Scale Regenerative Grazing in US
OSI Group is partnering with other U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef members to help scale regenerative grazing practices in the Northern Great Plains in Montana through a project run by regional non-profit Western Sustainability Exchange and international...
02 October 2020
View news from Global Weekly protein digest: beef exports to China are threatened by COVID-19 restrictions
Read Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates from around the world....
30 September 2020
View news from Uganda Cold chains help mitigate the COVID-19 food crisis: lessons from Uganda
COVID-19 has disrupted food supply chains around the world, doubling the number of people at risk of acute food shortages and insecurity. However, certain supply chain characteristics - including the use of cold storage - can help mitigate this and future...
28 September 2020
View news from Global McDonald’s supports sustainable grazing practices that can help reduce emissions
Farmers are known to say that if you take care of the land, it will take care of you....
25 September 2020
View news from Global Weekly protein digest: EU beef consumption on downward trend
Read the latest beef and dairy industry updates from Jim Wyckoff....
21 September 2020
View news from Ireland “Agri-Food Companies Must Get Ready for Brexit” - Urgent Message to Stakeholders
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., has called on companies in the agri-food and fisheries sectors to urgently complete their preparations for the new trading arrangements that will pertain between the EU and UK...
View news from United States Economist reviews shocks to beef industry with implications for prices ahead
The beef cattle industry has already experienced three big “shocks” this year and the effects are ongoing, but have been blunted to some extent, according to a Kansas State University agricultural economist....
View news from United States Finding Hope in Rangeland Restoration
Spring is the perfect season to explore rangeland ecology in California. The grasslands are green, the skies are blue, and bright yellow monkey flowers dance in the breeze. Even metaphorically, spring is a good fit. Rangeland restoration brings new life....
18 September 2020
View news from Global Weekly global protein digest
Following are the latest developments on the world protein front....
17 September 2020
View news from Australia Gen Z not ready to eat lab-grown meat, survey reveals
Gen Z are the new kids on the block. ...
16 September 2020
View news from China China meat imports surging
June import data shows the demand for animal protein in China continues to thrive across all species. Driven by the pork shortage caused by African Swine Fever (ASF), import demand has accelerated since early 2019....
15 September 2020
View news from Global Animal AgTech Innovation Summit: Collaboration to Create Innovative Welfare Technologies with McDonald’s
Banks Baker, Manager of Animal Welfare and Agriculture with McDonald’s Supply Chain and Sustainability team, spoke Monday as part of a fireside chat about collaboration across the broiler supply chain regarding innovative animal welfare technologies...
14 September 2020
View news from Australia Stand out from the herd: how cows commooonicate through their lives
PhD student Alexandra Green has published her research that shows dairy cows respond to positive and negative emotional prompts with individual 'voice'. She says the results have implications for farmers and animal welfare. ...
10 September 2020
View news from United Kingdom Play it safe at UK livestock marts as Autumn sales get underway
Farmers are being urged to strictly observe public health physical distancing guidelines as the Autumn sales in Scotland’s livestock marts get underway. ...
05 September 2020
View news from United States Grilling Season: Safe Meat Serving Temperatures
If you put in a lot of time trying to grill a piece of meat to perfection, it can be particularly disconcerting if you cut it open and find it still raw or undercooked. ...
03 September 2020
View news from United States The Nature Conservancy, Cargill, McDonald’s, Target unite to support regenerative agriculture practices
The Nature Conservancy, McDonald’s, Cargill and Target are coming together to launch a new five-year, $8.5 million project aimed at working with Nebraska farmers to advance proven soil health practices to help mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and help...
28 August 2020
View news from Global Animal AgTech Innovation Summit Preview: What’s Next for Protein Markets with Nutreco Executive
Laurent Genet, Chief Strategy Officer with Nutreco, will be speaking as part of a panel discussion about Accelerating Innovation in Aquaculture at the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit event to be held September 14, 2020. ...
25 August 2020
View news from United Kingdom Does breed type influence methane emissions from cattle?
An Aberystwyth University study investigating the role of traditional and modern breeds of beef cattle in influencing methane emissions has been published in the journal PLOSONE....
20 August 2020
View news from United States Common feed ingredient tested safe in bulls
Cattle feeders choose distillers grains in feedlot diets as an inexpensive alternative to corn and soybean meal. ...
17 August 2020
View news from Lao COVID-19: animal disease detectives being trained across SE Asia, Pacific
Project work in 11 countries funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will aim to prevent spread of zoonotic and animal diseases. Associate Professor Navneet Dhand from Veterinary Science leads the multi-agency program.q...
 
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