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21 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Canadian Inventory of All Cattle, Calves up 1.4% as of 1 January
US - Last Friday afternoon, CanFax released their monthly compilation of Canadian cattle on-feed. Those data include two provinces, Alberta and Saskatchewan, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
19 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Total Mexican Feeder Cattle Imports Down 13% Year to Date
US - USDA indicates that over 25 per cent of cattle (beef and dairy) inventory is located in an area experiencing drought, according to the Office of the Chief Economist, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States NFU Applauds Introduction of STRESS Act
WASHINGTON - Bill provides assistance to struggling farmers amidst farm economy decline...
16 March 2018
View news from United States WSU/UI Team to Lead National Milk Conference
US - A team of researchers from Washington State University and the University of Idaho has received a $50,000 grant from the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program to organize a national conference on the compositions...
13 March 2018
View news from United States Organic Livestock Standards Rule Withdrawn to Detriment of Family Farmers, Organic Label
WASHINGTON – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday withdrew the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, a set of standards that organic producers would have had to meet to qualify for the voluntary organic label for livestock...
View news from United States NCBA Applauds USDA's Withdrawal of Organic Marketing Rule
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday withdrew the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, a set of standards that organic producers would have had to meet to qualify for the voluntary organic label for livestock and...
View news from United States Successes for FrieslandCampina in Wisconsin Cheese Contest
US - At the World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin that took place from 6 to 8 March 2018, FrieslandCampina won four gold and four bronze medals....
12 March 2018
View news from United States Give calves the advantage at the sale time
When Missouri cattleman Nick Jones sets out to try his hand at something new, he goes all in — whether it’s team roping or building his cow/calf operation from the ground up in southwestern Missouri....
View news from United States Protect the cow herd and get calves off to the right start
While spring calving season is just around the corner and fall calving herds are about to wean, it’s never too early to think about protecting the next calf crop by implementing a strong fetal protection vaccine program....
09 March 2018
View news from United States In-depth Mineral Review Provides Foundational Resource for Dairy Scientists
US - Life is dependent on minerals. Accordingly, the diets of animals must contain certain minerals in both large amounts, via marcrominerals, and small amounts, via microminerals....
07 March 2018
View news from United States Influence Feed: Feedback on food and fuel policy
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
02 March 2018
View news from United States Land O'Lakes Reports 2017 Record Earnings Up Compared to Previous Year
US - Driven by strong performance across its portfolio and strategic growth across the business, Land O'Lakes, Inc. yesterday reported record earnings for the year ending 31 December 2017, up 14 per cent from 2016....
01 March 2018
View news from United States CME: Steer, Heifer Marketings from Larger Commercial Feedlots Up 6%
US - The majority of federal inspected steer and heifer slaughter comes from commercial feedlots with capacities of 1,000 head or greater, which is reported by USDA-National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) on a monthly basis, according to Steiner...
28 February 2018
View news from United States CME: FI Cattle Slaughter Up from Prior January
US - USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released meat production and livestock slaughter data for January last Thursday, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Forage-based Diets on Dairy Farms Produce Nutritionally Enhanced Milk
US - Omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids are essential human nutrients, yet consuming too much omega-6 and too little omega-3 can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, and diabetes. Today, Americans consume 10 to 15 grams of omega-6 for every...
27 February 2018
View news from United States CME: Largest February COF Inventory Since 2012
US - The 1 February cattle on feed inventory in +1000 head capacity lots was 11.630 million head, 7.9 per cent higher than a year ago, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
23 February 2018
View news from United States Influence Feed: SNAP Judgments, 2019 Budget
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
15 February 2018
View news from United States CME: January Placements Extending Trend from December
US - A first glance at feedlot placement totals for the prior month usually starts with an analysis of weekly feeder cattle receipts collected by USDA-Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS), Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports....
14 February 2018
View news from United States Variety of Ways Diagnostic Testing Assists Veterinarians, Producers
ANALYSIS - Dustin Oedekoven, state veterinarian for South Dakota, speaks about differences seen between large animal species regarding the use of diagnostic testing....
12 February 2018
View news from United States Efficient Technique Discovered for Isolating Embryonic Stem Cells in Cows
US - For more than 35 years, scientists have tried to isolate embryonic stem cells in cows without much success. Under the right conditions, embryonic stem cells can grow indefinitely and make any other cell type or tissue, which has huge implications...
07 February 2018
View news from United States Tritrichomonas foetus Can Be Devastating to Calving Rates
ANALYSIS - Tritrichomonas foetus (Trich) can cause infertility, stillbirth or abortion. As cattle producers know, if your cattle aren't pregnant, then you aren't making money, according to Dr. Scott Leibsle, Idaho Deputy State Veterinarian. Regular testing...
05 February 2018
View news from United States CME: All Cattle, Calf Count Slightly Below Pre-report Range
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) published the annual 1 January "Cattle" report Wednesday (31 January) afternoon, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Lighten workloads, pack on pounds: Tips for performance success at the feedlot
You go to work well before sunup, and you don’t hang up your hat until after sundown. But with so much to get done, hours in the feedyard click by in a hot minute. Cattle are constantly moving — feeder cattle coming in, market cattle shipping out....
02 February 2018
View news from United States Scientists Warn Against Drinking Milk or Eating Beef
US - A University of Central Florida team has discovered that bacteria commonly found in milk and beef is linked to rheumatoid arthritis....
01 February 2018
View news from United States CME: Bearish Implications of Latest COF Report Shrugged Off
US - Early futures trading shrugged off the bearish implications of the latest USDA "Cattle on Feed" report, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
29 January 2018
View news from United States AB Vista IPPE Tech Talk – Feed Intelligence and the role of NIR in identifying incremental gains
Precision nutrition is an aspiration for many companies as they look to identify ways in which to increase profitability. The concept is grounded in delivering precise nutrient requirements to the animal....
View news from United States Calculate how much BRD is costing you in 3 easy steps
For a quick measure of what BRD could cost, and how to minimize these costs, input data into this new tool...
23 January 2018
View news from United States Using Antibiotics Responsibly: Stewardship Takes a Collaborative Approach
Important roles in preserving antibiotic efficacy in 2018 and beyond....
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