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Re-Examining Agricultural Regulations in a Changing Climate
Reporting for TheCattleSite, Rachel Ralte provides an outline of agricultural necessities as presented by Dr Nina Fedoroff, Science & Technology Advisor to US Secretary of State and to the USAID Administrator, at the 86th annual USDA Agricultural Outlook...
US Feed Outlook - May 2010
The 2010/11 US corn crop is projected to be higher than a year earlier, according to the USDA Economic Research Service. ...
Veal Production In The UK
With an increasing awareness of where food comes from, Charlotte Johnston, TheCattleSite junior editor unravels the consumer concerns surrounding veal production in the UK. ...
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates - May 2010
Tighter cattle supplies, as a result of a declining cattle inventory over recent years, and pressure on imports will likely lead to a fall in beef production in 2011. This may however push prices up, says the USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand...
Global Challenge of Food Security
Food security is one of the key global challenges today, writes, TheCattleSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
UK Can Expect Cattle Number To Remain Tight
The last year saw a slight decline in slaughtering numbers for prime cattle - steers, heifers and young bulls - writes TheCattleSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
How Far Can Environmental Management Go Before Risking Health & Productivity?
Not much different in size from other dairy farms in the Netherlands, De Marke has much larger ambitions. Charlotte Johnston, TheCattleSite junior editor looks at Wageninen University's research farm. ...
Agriculture And Food Chain Needs Collaborative Approach
The meat and livestock industries will need to collaborate along the chain if they are to pull themselves out of the current recession caused by the banking crisis last year, writes TheCattleSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
US Beef and Dairy Outlook Report - April 2010
First-quarter 2010 commercial cow slaughter is expected to be the highest first-quarter slaughter since 1997, high prices are welcomed by producers. In the dairy sector, the rate of decline in the dairy herd has slowed down and production per cow is continuing...
Developing Nations Lead Way Out of Recession
The growth of biofuels and their importance on food prices will be one of the major factors as the world emerges from the effects of the banking crisis and recession, writes TheCattleSite editor Chris Harris....
Energy Effieciency On Dairy Units
Rising energy costs and environmental concerns are causing dairy farmers to alter their management practices. This publication by ATTRA provides an overview of how dairy farms can implement efficiency improvements and energy-saving technologies that...
2010 US and World Agricultural Outlook
The slowdown in the world economy in 2009 proved to be deeper and more widespread than originallyanticipated, with an annual rate of real GDP growth of -1.9 per cent, according to the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute 2010 US and World Agricultural...
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates - April 2010
The forecast for 2010 total US meat production is raised as higher beef and poultry production more than offset lower pork output, according to the USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates for April 2010....
Rabobank Dairy Quarterly
Rabobank's quarterly report highlights that the market is capable of correcting itself, after the dairy industry saw prices stabilise in March. It is expected prices will remain similar to what they are now, however there is a risk that oversupply of...
Livestock And Products Semi-Annual Reports 2010
Consumption of beef is expected to rise, more moderately in some countries than others following the recession, according to the latest reports for Canada, China, Mexico and Korea by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service....
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