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15 October 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: China continues to drive global meat consumption as global beef production expands
China's appetite for beef keeps the industry on track, and the USDA publishes its analysis of Spain's cattle sector. ...
13 October 2021
View news from United States App May Help Save Milk Money and Environment
A new technology from USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) may become a key tool for dairy farmers to reduce their expenses and help limit pollution....
11 October 2021
View news from United Kingdom New research on persistence of highly contagious FMD
A major new study, featured on the cover of Science Magazine, undertaken by scientists at The Pirbright Institute, Oregon State University, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and SANParks, Veterinary Wildlife Services, Kruger National Park explores the...
08 October 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: US cattle market goes under the microscope
US Congress reviews recent disruptions in the cattle market as global food prices reach 10-year high. ...
06 October 2021
View news from United Kingdom Epigentics: precise thinking
Nessa Carey of Synomics considers how epigenetics and the greater understanding of data can be used to support breeders and producers in ‘precision farming’....
04 October 2021
View news from United States How cattle farmers can use environmental commodities
On June 21, 2021, the United States Senate passed a bill affecting small farmers and ranchers, named the Growing Climate Solutions Act (GCSA). The purpose of this 34-page bill is to offer assistance to these small farmers when it comes to offsetting carbon...
01 October 2021
27 September 2021
View news from Australia Predicting future key to irrigation efficiency for Australian dairy farmer
As a volunteer rural firefighter, Peter Williams is used to checking weather forecasts often. As part of that role, it’s important to predict upcoming fire danger from wind, but it’s the predicted rainfall that he’s more concerned with on the Williams’...
24 September 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: US and Argentine cattle sectors make gains
US beef exports and milk production make a rebound and Argentina's beef output is expected to remain steady amid economic uncertainty. ...
22 September 2021
View news from United Kingdom Learning from those who live with wolves
Large carnivore populations are expanding across Europe and experts are calling for increased support for communities to encourage harmonious relationships with their new neighbours....
17 September 2021
View news from Global Weekly global protein digest - EU expectations, mixed US meat exports
Market analyst Jim Wyckoff shares highlights from this week's activities in the protein market....
15 September 2021
View news from Global Rabobank's Global Dairy Quarterly Q3 2021: the Delta blues
Dairy demand has proven resilient to all but the most extreme forms of pandemic-induced lockdown so far. While some regional disruptions will continue to occur and uncertainty remains, the potential for major global demand shocks is limited. Still, lockdowns...
13 September 2021
View news from Global Ten years on, Rinderpest eradication highlights vaccine value
The global eradication of Rinderpest gives reason to be optimistic when it comes to fighting infectious animal diseases. While the recent Covid-19 pandemic has shown the devastating impact emerging infectious diseases can have, it is also a reminder of...
View news from United States Researchers identify critical animal and food industry issues to inform and effect change
By 2050, the animal and food industry will need to be able to feed a world with a projected population increase of 2.1 billion. ...
10 September 2021
View news from Global Weekly global protein digest: drought, consolidation, import/export
Market analyst Jim Wyckoff shares highlights from this week's activities in the protein market....
09 September 2021
View news from United States Biden Administration blames meat processors for soaring US meat prices; Tyson rejects notion
The Biden administration plans to take a tougher stance toward meatpacking companies it says are causing sticker shock at grocery stores. However, Tyson responded quickly to reject the conclusions drawn by the White House and the Secretary of Agriculture....
06 September 2021
View news from United States Fall armyworm marching from US South to Midwest, damaging pastures, soybeans, lawns
The fall armyworm outbreak of 2021 is going to be one to remember. It's not just hitting the south this year, but fall armyworms are marching north into the Midwestern states like Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Iowa....
04 September 2021
View news from Brazil Brazil halts China exports after confirming two BSE cases in meat plants
Brazil, the world's largest beef exporter, has suspended beef exports to its No. 1 customer China after confirming two cases of "atypical" bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in two separate domestic meat plants, the Brazilian agriculture ministry...
03 September 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: possible BSE case in Brazil and China's beef industry set for modest gains
US beef exports reverse their downward trajectory this week and China's cattle herd could see marginal growth in latest USDA assessment. ...
30 August 2021
View news from Global Diagnosing bovine mastitis: Real-Time PCR offers fast results
When mastitis is circulating in your herd, time can make a big difference. ...
27 August 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: potential Oregon ballot initiative has major implications for cattle ranchers
In this week's digest, Jim Wyckoff explores recurring labor and supply chain issues in the food industry and the rules governing cell-cultured meat. ...
26 August 2021
View news from Global DSM's We Make It Possible is innovating, transforming industry one year post-launch
As the world’s population grows to 9.7 billion by 2050, and human-derived Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from animal agriculture rise past 14.5%, the world is faced with serious challenges that, without change, will have detrimental and irreversible...
25 August 2021
View news from United Kingdom Native cattle breeds: are we losing genetic diversity?
Farm animal genetic resources are defined as “those animal species that are used, or may be used, for the production of food and agriculture, and the populations within each of them.” ...
23 August 2021
View news from Global Whitepaper: PCR vs bacterial culture for mastitis – who wins?
Bacterial culture has long been the standard method of pathogen identification for bovine mastitis. ...
20 August 2021
16 August 2021
View news from Global Livestock interest group talks long-term resilience of EU beef sector
In late June, Europe’s BovINE network hosted a public meeting to discuss the sustainability of European beef farming, writes Melanie Epp, who covered the event for The Cattle Site. ...
13 August 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: Beef exports fall back as the global milk production outlook improves
Latest research from the USDA shows improving milk production in the European Union and Oceania, while US beef sales disappoint market bulls. ...
09 August 2021
View news from New Zealand Latest M. bovis TAG report shows New Zealand is on track to eradicate the disease
The latest report from the independent Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for the Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) response shows New Zealand is on track to eradicate the disease....
 
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