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08 January 2021
CME update: live cattle futures end mixed while feeder futures firm as rally in corn prices stalls
US cattle futures closed narrowly mixed on 7 January with the spot February contract drifting lower in range-bound trade, awaiting direction from cash markets....
Argentina’s government says that it is “evaluating” corn export suspension
Argentina’s government said it would review a decision to temporarily suspend corn exports after a meeting between the farming minister and leaders of the country’s main agricultural associations....
07 January 2021
CME update: cattle futures inch lower as traders weigh slowed meat processing
Live cattle futures fell on 6 January as traders considered declining beef cut-out values against expected tighter market-ready cattle supplies in the second quarter of the year....
06 January 2021
CME update: live cattle futures rally on fund-driven buying
US live cattle futures rose by 2 percent on 5 January, bouncing back from a sell-off a day earlier....
Argentina’s farmers will strike over corn export suspension from Monday
Argentine farmers will hold a 72-hour strike from 11 January to protest a government decision to temporarily suspend corn exports....
05 January 2021
CME update: live cattle futures sink amid larger Wall Street retreat
US live cattle futures fell more than 2 percent on 4 January, pressured by ample beef supplies and fund-driven selling as Wall Street equities declined....
Argentina’s meat industry believes that recent corn export suspension will not lower local food prices
Argentina's recently announced suspension of corn exports will not have its intended effect, which was to lower the cost of local staples like steak, the country's CICCRA meat industry chamber said on 4 January....
04 January 2021
Chinese consumers are turning away from imported meat due to COVID-19 fears
Chinese supermarkets and consumers are embracing domestic meat as import numbers stagnate and concerns over food-borne transmission of the novel coronavirus continue....
Food Price Report: Families to Pay $695 More for Food in 2021
Meat and vegetables are behind the expected overall 3% to 5% increase in food prices in 2021, according to the annual Canada’s Food Price Report....
03 January 2021
UK secures "listed status" to protect £5 billion animal export market
The UK has been granted "national listed status", ensuring that exports to the EU of live animals and animal products can continue after the end of the Brexit transition. ...
01 January 2021
UK meets the Brexit deadline and casts off into the unknown
The United Kingdom left the European Union's orbit on Thursday, turning its back on a tempestuous 48-year liaison with the European project for an uncertain post-Brexit future in its most significant geopolitical shift since the loss of empire....
CME update: live cattle futures end on a high, but post a 9 percent decline for the year
US live cattle futures closed higher on 31 December, buoyed by fund-driven buying, strong weekly export sales data and optimism about consumer demand for meat in the coming months....
Jim Wyckoff's weekly global protein digest
Jim Wyckoff shares his weekly outlook for the global protein market, including news about US Milk prices, bird flu in South Korea, protein supply in China and Brexit highlights. ...
31 December 2020
A closer look at Singapore’s protein imports
On the 10 December, the UK signed a free trade agreement with Singapore which maintains UK access to that market after the UK leaves the EU....
CME update: live cattle futures fell as corn prices skyrocket, ratcheting up feed costs
US live cattle futures sank on 30 December for a second straight session as surging corn prices signalled rising feed costs and pressured feeder cattle futures....
Argentina suspends corn exports to safeguard domestic food supplies
In a surprise move, Argentina’s agriculture ministry has suspended sales of corn for export until 28 February as part of a strategy to ensure domestic food supplies....
New Year's message from the UK NFU
NFU President Minette Batters thanks the public for their ongoing support and acknowledges that British farming has entered a new era. ...
2020: The year of the cull cow
Now is a good time for US beef producers to take advantage of stronger than normal prices for culled cattle, says University of Missouri Extension agricultural business specialist Wesley Tucker....
30 December 2020
CME update: Live cattle futures fall amid larger Wall Street drop
US cattle futures retreated on 29 December after hitting a near three-month high in the previous session as rising feed costs and a downturn in equities markets triggered selling....
China Meat Association calls for exporters to disinfect shipments to prevent COVID-19
Chinese meat importers and processors have called on exporters in countries with COVID-19 cases to increase checks on shipments before they are sent to China....
29 December 2020
Ireland breathes sigh of relief as “least bad” Brexit deal clinched
Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Micheál Martin has expressed relief on 24 December after the UK and European Union agreed a last-minute trade deal....
CME update: live cattle futures reach three-month peak as markets strengthen
US cattle futures reached the highest level in nearly three months on 28 December on firming cash market prices, new economic stimulus and hopes for improved beef demand....
28 December 2020
Farming organisations across the EU react to Brexit trade deal
Farming unions from the UK and the EU are breathing a sigh of relief after a post-Brexit trade agreement has been formalised, but warn that governments must act quickly to avoid border chaos....
Mailbox Milk Prices Expected to Normalize in 2021 Following Year of Extreme Volatility
The pandemic in 2020 caused unprecedented market volatility in dairy prices, leading to lower milk checks for dairy producers and breaking the relationship between monthly mailbox milk prices and Class III milk prices. ...
26 December 2020
UK awards £21 million to farm sector to boost productivity
More than 3,800 farmers are expected to benefit from £21 million investment in productivity-boosting equipment from the UK Government's Countryside Productivity Small Grants (CPSG) scheme. ...
25 December 2020
Australian cattle prices remain at premium to global competitors
Global cattle prices remain disjointed, with a variety of supply and demand factors influencing sharp price movements throughout the year, according to Meat & Livestock Australia. ...
Weekly global protein digest
US beef net sales of 6,000 MT reported for 2020 were down 40 percent from the previous week, but up noticeably from the prior 4-week average. ...
23 December 2020
Forage planning increases milk production in Brazil by 40%
The forage planning has proven effective for increasing milk production in the properties Bucket Full of Rio Grande do Sul....
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