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11 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Steer Weights Reported Unchanged for 3 Consecutive Weeks
US - The number of fed cattle coming to market in the last few weeks has been near or below year ago levels even as the USDA feedlot survey put the 1 September inventory at +5.9 per cent above last year’s levels, reports Steiner Consulting Group,...
View news from United States Trade Conflicts Fill US Food Banks
US - United Food Bank in Mesa, Arizona, like many of the nation's food banks, is reportedly facing a daunting task: Trying to distribute new shipments from the US Department of Agriculture caused by US President Donald Trump's trade conflicts with a number...
08 October 2018
View news from United States Zoetis Enhances Rapid Response to Emerging Diseases
When Schmallenberg virus spread quickly across eight European countries, causing fever, diarrhoea, and reduced milk yield in cattle, sheep and goats, Zoetis was swift to respond with Zulvac® SBV, the first vaccine centrally authorised in 2014 by the...
02 October 2018
View news from United States CME: August Prices Received for Corn Lower Than Previous Year
US - USDA NASS released the monthly "Agricultural Prices" report on Thursday drawing a close to the 2017/2018 marketing year prices received for corn and soybeans, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
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....
28 September 2018
View news from United States Q&A: Crafting an effective implant strategy at the feedlot
Nutritionist offers advice for simplifying an often complex decision-making process...
25 September 2018
View news from United States Land O'Lakes SUSTAIN Debuts First-of-its-kind Digital Platform
US - Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN yesterday announced its plan to roll out the Truterra™ Insights Engine, an interactive on-farm digital platform that will help farmers advance their stewardship goals and return-on-investment in real time, acre-by-acre and...
View news from United States CME: Latest COF Report Labeled Neutral to Bearish
US - Earlier this week, the DLR went through analyst expectations ahead of the "Cattle on Feed" report. Friday’s release of the actual data has been labeled neutral to bearish in deferred contracts with plenty of cattle supplies moving through the supply...
24 September 2018
View news from United States Journal Presents Collection on Calf Health, Management
US - The United States Department of Agriculture-National Animal Health Monitoring System (USDA-NAHMS) conducted a survey of 2,545 pre-weaned heifer calves across 104 dairy operations in 2014. ...
21 September 2018
View news from United States CME: COF Placements Expected to be Largest Since 2012
US - USDA NASS’s "Cattle on Feed" looms ahead on Friday, providing an update for cattle marketed and placed in the month of August. Earlier this week analysts put forth their thoughts in the form of pre-report estimates, reports Steiner Consulting...
18 September 2018
View news from United States New Video Featuring Virginia Cattle Producers Rebutting State Official
US - Yesterday, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council released a third video in their campaign to modernize the Endangered Species Act (ESA)....
14 September 2018
View news from United States Conservation Dairy Farming Could Help Pennsylvania Meet Chesapeake Target
US - If the majority of dairy farms in Pennsylvania fully adopt conservation best-management practices, the state may be able to achieve its total maximum daily load water-quality target for the Chesapeake Bay, according to researchers....
View news from United States New survey identifies needs and gaps among cattle producers and veterinarians to advance cattle care and well-being
Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced the results from the Cattle Care and Well-Being Survey, a comprehensive survey of U.S. beef producers and veterinarians, that identified resources, topics...
13 September 2018
View news from United States Carrier Status Matters in FMD
US - Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) is believed to be one of the most contagious pathogens of animals in its acute form; however, there is still controversy over whether it is transmissible from asymptomatic, long-term carriers....
View news from United States Merck Animal Health lends support to future bovine practitioners
As part of its ongoing commitment to the practice of veterinary medicine, Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce $90,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 18 exemplary bovine veterinary students. ...
View news from United States New software streamlines custom-vaccine management for livestock veterinarians
Newport Laboratories, Inc., a leader in livestock custom-made vaccines (CMVs), today launches HerdPoint,™ a new solution for veterinarians that streamlines the nonadjacent-herd approval process and ongoing isolate management, all from a mobile phone...
View news from United States Newport Laboratories is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is excited to announce that Newport Laboratories, Inc. in Worthington, Minnesota, is officially part of Boehringer Ingelheim’s animal health business unit....
03 September 2018
View news from United States NAFTA 2.0 Appears to be Within Reach
US - A deal on an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement appears to be within reach, as Canada and the United States were set to continue negotiations on Thursday aimed at getting the pact done by the end of last week....
View news from United States Techniques for Reducing Sugar Content in Dairy Products Show Promise
US - Dairy foods are popular among consumers, and sales gross more than $125 billion per year (IDFA, 2017). With dairy product popularity comes new demands from consumers for healthier, low-calorie products that taste the same as their higher calorie...
29 August 2018
View news from United States Recombinetics Closes $34m in Series A Funding
US - Recombinetics, a pioneer in gene-editing solutions for human health and animal agriculture, has announced the completion of a $34 million Series A financing round....
28 August 2018
View news from United States CME: Latest COF Report Shows Aggressive Placements of Calf Crop
US - The "Cattle on Feed" report released by USDA-NASS last Friday showed aggressive placements of this year’s calf crop into feedlots, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
21 August 2018
View news from United States One wrong decision can prove costly when treating BRD
Bovine respiratory disease can lead to all sorts of twists and turns on your journey to closing. See how BRD Solutions from Zoetis help make it simpler, with fewer costs along the way....
13 August 2018
View news from United States CME: Drop in Slaughter Cow Prices in W1 of August
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that according to USDA-Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS), slaughter cow prices in the first week in August dropped below $50 per cwt....
09 August 2018
View news from United States CME: Spike in Cattle Trade Receipt Volume During July
US - Weekly feeder cattle receipt volumes continued above year ago levels in July, according to USDA-Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
06 August 2018
View news from United States From Farm to Fridge: Milk Carton 'Sell-by' Dates May Become More Precise
US - The "sell-by" and "best-by" dates on milk cartons may soon become more meaningful and accurate. Cornell University food scientists have created a new predictive model that examines spore-forming bacteria and when they emerge, according to research...
02 August 2018
View news from United States Aid to US Farmers on Tariffs Seen as Stopgap
US - For US farmers affected by the trade war unleashed by President Donald Trump, the $12 billion in emergency aid from his administration is a temporary remedy, and it comes with several potential negative side effects....
30 July 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Cow Slaughter Through Mid-June Up 11%
US - Beef cow slaughter through the middle of July has increased 11 per cent over last year’s figures pointing toward the ongoing moderation of this cattle cycles expansionary phase, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Injectable Trace Minerals Improve Oxidative Stress After Aflatoxin Challenge in Dairy Cows
US - When dairy cattle consume aflatoxin-contaminated feed, they are lethargic, their appetite wanes, they produce less milk, and their immune system goes awry....
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