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Welcome to this week's newsletter
Editorial: CWT Takes Bold Measures to Realign Supply and Demand
We have 5 new features this week:
The Life and Death of BSE
Fifteen years ago Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) was causing havoc in the EU. This fatal, neurodegenerative disease of cattle seemed both incomprehensible and unstoppable, but today many countries are looking to eradicate it once and for all, writes Adam Anson, TheCattleSite.
Saving Electricity in the Dairy
Milk harvesting accounts for almost half of the electricity used in dairies, but fine-tuning an operation offers ways to trim energy costs, a South Dakota State University specialist said.
UK Organic Market Report 2009
The Soil Association has released their organic market report for 2009, which shows promising indications for the UK beef and dairy sectors.
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates - May 2009
Total U.S. meat production for 2010 is projected to be fractionally above 2009 as declines in red meat production are more than offset by increases in poultry. Beef production declines on tighter supplies of cattle, according to the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates, produced by the USDA's World Agricultural Outlook Board.
March Milk Production Down 0.2 Per Cent
March 2009 23 major dairy states milk production dropped 0.2 per cent. Production per cow was down 6 pounds from one year ago, says this Iowa State University, Iowa Farm Outlook report.
» BSE NEWS: Novel Approach to Detecting Contamination
» BLUETONGUE: Hot Summer Forecast Brings Warning
» US Cattle Farmers Protecting Ecosystems
» Quarantine Lifted in N. Dakota as Herds Test TB Free
» GRUPO LALA Purchases National Dairy from DFA
» NALF Executive: Is There Gold in Those Genomes?
» Genome Mapping Impacts Producers
» Facilitators Sought for Statewide Dairy Management Launch
» Biobutanol from Dairy Manure
» CWT's Largest Ever Herd Retirement
» Milk and Cereal: the Athletes Choice
» Universities Unite on Study of Health in Organic Cows
» UW Ag Dean Outlines Brucellosis Plan of Action
» NADC in the Battle Against Johne's and Bovine TB
» WASDE Looks to 2010 for Good Dairy Prices
» Weekly Roberts Report
» Weekly Outlook: USDA Reports Confirm Expectations
» Dairy Products Prices Highlights
» Weekly US Cattle Outlook: Fed Cattle Prices Down
» In The Cattle Markets
» CME: Highlights from Latest USDA Reports
» Danish Farms to Thrive on New Green Growth
» Vets Begin Training on DairyCo Mastitis Plan
» RSPCA Asks: Are We Milking the Dairy Cow to Death?
» Scotland Search Out the Sources of Campylobacter
» Vaccinations will Encourage Buyers
» NBA Advise Weighing Cattle to Compare Net Return
» Milk Processor Closure Hits Scottish Dairy Hard
» NFUS Against Livestock Reduction
» $439m to Support Chinese Pig and Cattle Breeding
» 30,000 Chinese Cows to Give Birth to German Calves
» Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
» EFSA Evaluates Bacteriophages
» Public Awareness of Traceability Heightened
» German April Meat Campaign Still Strong Mid-May
» France Plans National Research Consortium
That's all for this week!