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27 July 2018
View news from United States CME: Feedlot Placements Down from First Six Months of 2017
US - Placements of cattle into feedlots with capacities over 1000 head were up 1 per cent in June from a year earlier, according to USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS)....
25 July 2018
View news from United States CME: 1 July 'Cattle Inventory' Report Gives Peek at 2018 Calf Crop
US - The 1 July "Cattle Inventory" report was released by USDA NASS last Friday giving us a look at the 2018 calf crop, and a better idea of heifer retention plans moving forward, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Divison, Inc....
View news from United States US Announces Billions to Help Farmers Hurt by Trump Tariffs
US - The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease the pain of American farmers slammed by President Donald Trump's escalating trade disputes with China and other countries....
24 July 2018
View news from United States CME: Total Supply of COF on 1 July Higher Than a Year Ago
US - At the end of last week USDA released a number of key supply data for red meat and poultry, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
20 July 2018
View news from United States CME: LMIC Expects 2018 Calf Crop to be Higher Than Previous Year
US - If the cattle on feed report tells us about potential beef supplies in the next six months, the cattle inventory numbers offer insights about potential beef production for the next two years, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
19 July 2018
View news from United States CME: US Cattle Sales Significantly Higher Than a Year Ago
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that USDA will release two cattle inventory reports on Friday....
View news from United States US House Motion to Begin Farm Bill Conference Committee Applauded
US - The US House of Representatives has approved a motion to proceed to a conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill....
13 July 2018
View news from United States Cheesemakers Hit by Tariff Dispute
US - Nearly 635 million kilograms of American cheese are in cold storage in the United States. That's roughly 1.8 kilos of cheese for every American, the highest amount since record-keeping began in 1917....
12 July 2018
View news from United States CME: What Changes to be Made to US Livestock, Poultry Forecasts
US - Today (Thursday, 12 July), the monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report will be released, which is developed under the authority of the USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist using expertise across the agency and experts...
View news from United States 20% of Americans Responsible for Almost Half of US Food-related GHGs
US - On any given day, 20 per cent of Americans account for nearly half of US diet-related greenhouse gas emissions, and high levels of beef consumption are largely responsible, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan and...
View news from United States US Dairy Producers Fret Over Tariffs
US - Nearly 1.4 billion pounds of American cheese is in cold storage in the US. That's roughly 4 pounds of cheese for every American, the highest amount since record-keeping began in 1917....
10 July 2018
View news from United States Climate Projections Suggest Lancaster County Corn Yields in Jeopardy by 2050
US - Climate projections indicate more warming will occur in the Northeast than other sections of the United States, and that has implications for corn crops and dairy farms in the region by 2050, researchers warn....
03 July 2018
View news from United States CoBank quarterly economic outlook – trade war takes a toll on ag economy
CoBank reports from Denver; discussing how new tariffs dampen the outlook for sectors across the agricultural economy in the US...
View news from United States Livestock Groups Urge Swift Passage of ESA Amendments of 2018
US - The Public Lands Council (PLC), the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), and the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) yesterday urged swift passage of the Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018. ...
View news from United States Low-tech Food Safety Trainings Still Best for Some Audiences
US - While current training for food safety and sanitation usually incorporates high-technology presentations, such as videos and slide shows, there is still a need for low-tech approaches, according to Penn State researchers....
29 June 2018
View news from United States Land O'Lakes, California Bioenergy Partner to Advance 'Barn to Biogas'
US - Land O’Lakes, Inc. and California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio) have launched a first-of-its-kind collaboration to support the financing, installation and management of on-farm methane digesters to generate renewable compressed natural gas fuel in California...
28 June 2018
View news from United States CME: COF Report on High Side of Analysts' Pre-report Estimates
US - Last Friday, USDA-NASS released the "Cattle on Feed" report providing an updated look at feedlots with a capacity greater than 1000 head. The inventory came in on the high side of analysts’ pre-report estimates, showed marketings equal to expectations,...
27 June 2018
View news from United States Celebrating 50 Years with the industry’s only in-feed estrus suppressor
Podcast with managing nutritionist Gary Sides, PhD, looks back on five decades with MGA®...
22 June 2018
View news from United States Zoetis Cattle tips: Decrease BRD re-treatments, decrease losses.
Three ways eliminating extra pulls and re-treatments helps improve your returns...
14 June 2018
View news from United States Senate Committee Vote a 'Positive Step' for 2018 Farm Bill
US - Yesterday, the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee held a mark-up of the Senate version of the 2018 Farm Bill. The Committee voted to advance the bill on a 20-1 vote....
View news from United States ANIZOME Launches Microbiome Discovery Platform for Animal Health, Nutrition
US - ANIZOME™, the first company to offer a commercial therapeutic microbiome discovery platform dedicated to animal health and nutrition, was launched last month....
View news from United States Zoetis Influence Feed: WHO is making waves? May 28 - June 10, 2018
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...
12 June 2018
View news from United States NCBA Welcomes Introduction of Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act
US - The Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act was introduced in the Senate by Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) ...
05 June 2018
View news from United States CME: 'Trade War' Topic of Last Week's Agri Talks
US - The talk of the agriculture sector last week was "trade war". On Thursday, the US announced the imposition of new tariffs at the rate of 25 per cent on all steel and 10 per cent for imported aluminum, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
01 June 2018
View news from United States CME: Dairy Cow Slaughter Up So Far in 2018
US - Dairy cow slaughter so far in 2018 has been up 15,000-20,000 head per month from a year ago during the first four months (except for February, which registered a 7,000 head increase), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
29 May 2018
View news from United States CME: Latest COF Report Reveals Numbers In-line with Pre-report Estimates
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the monthly "Cattle on Feed" report on Friday, 25 May 2018, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
24 May 2018
View news from United States NCBA Applauds Introduction of Legislation Addressing Hours of Service Changes for Livestock Haulers
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association yesterday applauded the introduction of the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely (TLAAS) Act, saying it would reform federal Hours of Service (HOS) rules in a way that ensures animal welfare, highway...
23 May 2018
View news from United States CME: March, April Cattle Placements Down Compared to a Year Ago
US - Analysts polled ahead of the upcoming USDA 'Cattle on Feed' report agree that feedlots placed fewer cattle on feed this April than they did a year ago, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
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