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Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook - September 2011
Amidst drought and domestically high feed prices, exports are flourishing, according to Rachel J. Johnson in the latest report from US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service....
Feed Outlook - September 2011
The US corn yield has dropped and this is expected to boost prices, according to the USDA Economic Research Service....
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates – September 2011
Both milk and beef production forecasts for the US are raised, according to the latest USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates....
Texas Agricultural Drought Losses Reach Record $5.2 Billion
The historic Texas drought has led to a record $5.2 billion in agricultural losses, making it the most costly drought on record, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service economists....
USDA Livestock and Products Reports 2010
This article provides the dairy and cattle industry data from the USDA FAS Livesock and Products 2010 reports. ...
The State Of The UK Dairy Industry
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has examined the dairy industry in light of the European Commission’s proposed package of measures for the dairy sector. This section of the report looks at the UK dairy industry in more detail,...
USDA Livestock and Products Reports 2011
This article provides the dairy and cattle industry data from the USDA FAS Livesock and Products 2011 reports. ...
Livestock, Dairy And Poultry Outlook – August 2011
High feed prices will curb production next year, according to the USDA Economic Research Service in its Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook for August 2011....
Corn - No Need To Choose Between Feed And Fuel
Beef and dairy farmers are better off since the implementation of the expanded Renewable Fuel Standard in 2007....
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates – August 2011
Meat and poultry supplies are expected to remain stable while corn, wheat and oilseed supplies this month are forecast to be down, according to the August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates....
Controlling Price Volatility In Food
Concerns over volatility in the food and agriculture market stem from fears over price rises and behind this, fears over food security, writes TheCattleSite editor in chief Chris Harris. ...
Managing Drought In Mexico
Prolonged drought in Mexico has boosted slaughter and live exports for 2011 as the livestock sector seeks to avoid additional animal losses. Reduced availability of fodder and higher grain prices (domestic and international) continue to pressure the livestock...
EU Milk Package Proposals
On 9 December 2010, the European Commission published a ‘Proposal for amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 as regards contractual relations in the milk and milk products sector’. This is known as the ‘Milk Package’. The Environmental,...
The Economics Of Different Milk Production Systems
This article summarises the results produced by a profit maximising whole-farm economic model that was employed to identify financially optimal milk production systems for a typical Northern Ireland farm under varying market conditions. The systems assessed...
UK Producer Partnerships With The Retail Sector
Addressing dairy farmers from all over Europe, John Allen, from Kite Consulting gave a UK perspective of partnerships between farmers, processors and the retail sector. Charlotte Johnston, TheCattleSite Editor reports from the European Dairy Farmers'...
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