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TheBeefSite Newsletter - 14th January 2009

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Wednesday 14th January 2009
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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 5 new features this week:

NBAF: Securing a Threat, or Threatening a Security?
After months of deliberation, Manhattan, Kansas, has been chosen as the destination of the new US National Bio and Agro-Defence Facility (NBAF), writes Adam Anson, reporting for TheCattleSite. But what actions will this new facility undertake and what consequence will it have on the future of American agriculture?
Animal Genetic Markets in EU Member States
The EU animal genetics market is important for US exporters. According to a report prepared by Alexis Gough from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service, the EU is expected to regulate animal cloning in the foreseeable future, while in the U.S., FDA already put out legislation at the beginning of 2008.
Hey Doc, How Can I Keep My Mineral Costs Down?
Costs have skyrocketed in most areas of cattle production. One of the big “sticker shock” areas is mineral costs, explains Dr. Dee Whittier, Extension Veterinarian, VA Tech, VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.
January Beef Management Tips
Beef management tips for November, by Dr. Scott P. Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, Virginia Tech.
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates
Total U.S. meat production forecasts for 2008 and 2009 are reduced from last month, says the World Agricultural Outlook Board.
Claas - Time for new rules
* Global Beef Cattle Industry News

   General

 » BSE NEWS: Higher Age Tests Mean Savings of €8m
 » FMD NEWS: New Controls in India; UK Scientists Have New Test
 » BLUETONGUE: Battle of Britain

   United States

 » Health Concerns over Drugs in Manured Crops
 » The Future: DNA Tests and Premonitions
 » Economist Sees Another Declining Year of Supply
 » Whole Milk Stays Afloat as All Other Food Prices Sink
 » Emerging Economic Shadow of COOL Legislation
 » US Jersey Production Sets Records in All Categories
 » USDA Issues Final Rule on M-COOL
 » Postponement of Combo Bans Allows Negotiations
 » Amendments Made to Enhance Disease Traceability
 » Study Escapes Bison Slaughter at Yellowstone
 » AMI in Support of Second Generation Biofuels
 » Weekly Roberts Report
 » Cattle Outlook - Growth in Cow Herd Productivity
 » CME: Negative Reaction to WASDE Estimates
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   Brazil

 » Brazilian Implants: Identification by Micro Chip
 » Impact of a Fallen Brazilian Beef Giant

   Japan

 » Paving the Way for Cloned Meat to Japanese Market

   United Kingdom

 » Disposal Costs Loom as OCDS Ends
 » Wales Stumbles as Subsidy Disappears
 » QMS Teams Up to Offer Tasty Resolution
 » Accurate Records Can Save Billions in a Crisis.
 » LMC Report: World Food Prices in Decline
 » UK Scientists Have New Test
 » Making Sense of Volatile Markets
 » NI Panic Over Beef: 7,000 Cattle to be Culled
 » The Lost Value of 30-48 Month Old Cattle.
 » Retail Beef Prices Soar as Producers Hold Tight
 » Defra Launch Food and Environment Research Agency

   Mexico

 » USMEF Spreads Nutritional Message to Mexico

   New Zealand

 » Farmers Turn to Technology to Combat Input Prices

   Australia

 » Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
 » Monsoon Brings Silver Lining to Oz Graziers
 » 2008: A Record Year for Australian Exports
 » ABA Point to Meat Advisory Cash Void

   Spain

 » Mad Cows in Spanish Capital

   Ireland

 » Challenge to Reduce Agricultural Emissions
 » Record 32,000 Farmers in Suckler Scheme
 » Higher Age Tests Mean Savings of €8m
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   Italy

 » Italy's €200m Beef with Ireland

   Canada

 » Roundtable Steers Beef Industry Towards Exports
 » Economic Crisis Creates Positive Ag Spin-Off



That's all for this week!

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