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24 October 2020
View news from United States NFU's Beginning Farmer Institute welcomes new participants
14 new participants are taking part in the National Farmers Union Beginning Farmer Institute, a key pillar in the NFU's support for the next generation of American agriculture. ...
22 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: US cattle futures retreat after modest gains
US live cattle futures eased on 21 October, retreating back toward seven-week lows hit on 19 October after a bargain buying fizzled as investors eyed plentiful cattle supplies....
21 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures firm on bargain buying
US cattle contracts rebounded on 20 October as traders took advantage of lower prices....
20 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: US cattle futures fall on technical selling
The US cattle market suffered from technical selling on 19 October, continuing its recent losing streak....
View news from United States US meat industry lobbies USDA for mandatory labelling of cell-based meat products
The Meat Institute and AMPS Innovation have sent a joint letter to the USDA expressing their concerns on labelling for cell-based and cultured meat and poultry products. ...
View news from United States Tyson Foods to provide 80,000 meals to combat food insecurity
A gift from Tyson Foods will provide 80,000 meals to people in the US state of Iowa who are food insecure through Beef Up Iowa programme....
19 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures sink as domestic and export demand for beef slackens
US cattle futures dipped on 16 October as traders contended with weaker-than-expected export figures....
16 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: US cattle futures dip as the second wave of COVID-19 increases
US cattle futures sank on 15 October as impending COVID-19 lockdowns in Europe threaten global meat demand....
View news from United States US Senate proposes mini-stimulus package, but relief for farmers is still unlikely
After talks over COVID-19 relief for farmers stalled last week, Senate Republicans proposed a mini-stimulus package that would fund the Paycheck Protection Program, but doubts remain about whether it will be adopted. ...
15 October 2020
View news from United States NCBA welcomes additional research on brucella species
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association commends the USDA for increased research on brucella species in large animals. ...
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures dip as wholesale beef prices soften
US cattle futures sank on 14 October following the cash markets lower while wholesale beef prices continue to decrease....
14 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures rebound after recent losses
US live cattle futures corrected on 13 October amid a stronger wholesale market....
13 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures slip as market feels seasonal pressure
US live cattle futures fell on 12 October following softening seasonal demand and the continued impact from backlogs at slaughterhouses....
View news from United States What are the key farming issues in the upcoming US election?
Despite President Trump enjoying wide support among US farmers, some have reservations about the impact his trade policies on crop prices and international movement of US farm products....
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...
12 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: feeder cattle futures sink to three-month low
Feeder cattle futures dropped on 9 October amid pressure from surging prices for US grain....
View news from United States US Conservation Stewardship Programme may miss the mark
The USDA recently issued a final updates to the Conservation Stewardship Programme, but the NFU fears that the rules leave structural flaws unaddressed. ...
11 October 2020
View news from United States Lack of White House support is stalling COVID-19 relief bill - NFU
Despites Congress passing an amended version of the HEROES Act on 1 October, President Trump is refusing to move the law forward until after the election....
09 October 2020
View news from United States Arbiom demonstrates scale-up of wood-to-food technology
Biotechnology pioneer Arbiom achieves continuous process operations in demonstration programme of its wood-to-food technology....
08 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures reach highest price since 20 August
US live cattle futures gained on 7 October but feeder cattle prices saw uneven trading....
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...
07 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: US cattle futures trade mixed, with live contracts edging higher
US live cattle contracts received support from the strengthening cash markets on 6 October....
View news from United States US NFU slams Trump administration for refusing to pass COVID-19 relief
The National Farmers Union President Rob Larew warns that stalling pandemic relief until after the election puts millions at risk of food and economic insecurity. ...
06 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: strong cash markets boost cattle futures
US live cattle futures gained ground on 5 October on expectations that cash prices will remain advantageous....
View news from United States USDA moves to overhaul labelling to deter organic fraud
After multiple cases of organic food fraud eroded consumer confidence, the USDA moves to strengthen its oversight of organic production....
View news from United States Secretary Perdue warns that China may not meet farm commitments in Phase 1 trade deal
US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue says that China may fall short of its agricultural product purchasing commitments made in its Phase 1 trade deal with the United States....
05 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures sag as demand looks uncertain
US live cattle futures fell on Friday 2 October, taking a que from falling global financial markets after President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19....
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...
 
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