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19 August 2019
CME: Bearish News for Cattle Market
US - Slaughter and feeder cattle prices have been under steep pressure this week, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Beef Imports from Australia Grow Rapidly, Aided by Preferential Lower Tariffs
CHINA - China has substantially increased beef imports from Australia in the first seven months of 2019, reaching the yearly imports quota under the free trade agreement between the two countries four months earlier than expected....
Govt Announces Compensation for Supply-Managed Dairy Producers
CANADA - On Friday, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau visited a dairy farm in Compton, where she announced that the federal government will make available $1.75 billion over eight years to Canada’s nearly 11,000 dairy farmers. ...
Improving Bio-Security at the farm level, challenges faced in China that have a global impact – information is power.
Join us at the first-ever Animal and Food Safety Alliance Conference at EuroTier China 2019 from 19 - 21 September in Qingdao....
16 August 2019
CME: CPI for All Meat Items Up in July
US - The Department of Labor reported on Tuesday that consumer price inflation was perking up in July after being close to unchanged in June, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Tay Ninh to Get Safe Dairy Cow Breeding Area
VIETNAM - The Department of Animal Health, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) and the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on Wednesday agreed to...
IFA Encourages Farmers to Apply for New €100m BEAM Scheme
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has strongly encouraged all eligible beef and suckler farmers to apply for the new €100m BEAM scheme (Beef Exceptional Aid Measure)....
Meat with Integrity Radio Ads Set to Reach Over 1.8m Consumers
SCOTLAND, UK - Over 1.8 million Scottish consumers are set to hear the Scottish red meat industry’s positive sustainability and animal welfare credentials in a new radio campaign launched next week by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
15 August 2019
Dairy NZ Wants GHG Emissions Decided Farm by Farm
NEW ZEALAND - Combating greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture must be decided farm by farm by farm, not imposed centrally via the Emissions Trading Scheme, according to DairyNZ....
Egyptian Dairy Maker H1 Profits Fall
EGYPT - Egyptian dairy maker Arabian Food Industries Company ( Domty) reported on Wednesday a 32 percent year-on-year drop in profits to 66.3 million Egyptian pounds ($4 million) during the first half this year....
Union Calls for Greater Origin Labelling on Processed Beef
SCOTLAND, UK - In a letter to the Defra Minister George Eustice, NFU Scotland has made it clear that shoppers must have the ability to identify where the beef they are buying comes from, whether fresh or processed. ...
14 August 2019
Technical programme revealed for debut EuroTier China trade fair
EuroTier China will include a comprehensive technical programme for all areas of the livestock sector. Event will offer a comprehensive overview of global topics and trends in modern animal husbandry - EuroTier China takes place in Qingdao from 19th to...
13 August 2019
CME: Damaged Tyson Plant Represents About 6% of Overall US Fed Cattle Packing Capacity
US - On Friday one of the largest beef packing plants in the US was damaged by fire and the event has the potential to cause significant disruptions to both beef and cattle markets, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Grow Own Stockfeed, Dairy Farmers Urged
ZIMBABWE - Dairy farmers in Manicaland have been urged to grow and stash their own stockfeed to counter increasing prices of commercial stockfeed....
Swiss Dairy Association Launches 'Sustainable Milk' Standard
SWITZERLAND - From 1 September, milk producers can use a new "Swissmilk Green" quality label if they meet ten basic criteria, including avoiding palm oil products in animal feed....
Millennials' Love for Dairy Win for Industry
UK - Results from the second year of Dairy UK and AHDB’s dairy marketing campaign have once again shown resounding success for the dairy sector in rekindling millennial’s love for dairy....
NFU Says University Decision to Ban Beef 'Overly Simplistic Approach'
UK - NFU Vice President Stuart Roberts has called the move by Goldsmiths University to ban beef from its campus food outlets 'overly simplistic' and said it shows a lack of understanding of how British beef is produced, compared to beef production globally....
Tyson to Rebuild Kansas Beef Plant, Pay Workers Following Fire
US - A fire partly destroyed the Tyson Foods beef plant in Holcomb, Kansas on Friday, 9 August. The plant will be down indefinitely. ...
Talks Make Some Progress on Issues for Beef Farmers
IRELAND - The beef talks in Backweston have concluded after more than 12 hours of discussions between the various parties....
12 August 2019
CME: Steady Increase in Fed Cattle Weights in Early-June
US - According to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc, fed cattle weights have been steadily increasing since early June but the rate of gain has been in line with normal seasonal patterns and overall carcass weights remain modestly under year...
University Bans Beef from Cafes to Tackle Climate Crisis
UK - A university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to help tackle the climate emergency....
Ever increasing demand for dairy products in the UAE, and the burdens of dairy production in harsh environments - how to gear up for growth
Join us for the International Dairy Conference and the Animal Production in the United Arab Emirates Conference at EuroTier Middle East 2019 from 2 – 4 September in Abu Dhabi...
Indonesia Threatens Tariff Hike on EU Dairy in Trade Spat
INDONESIA - Indonesia's trade minister on Friday threatened to impose higher tariffs on European Union dairy imports in response to the bloc's proposed move to hit biodiesel made from palm oil with anti-subsidy duties....
Cattle Markets Gain Momentum
BANGLADESH - The cattle markets in Dhaka have started to gain momentum with buyers turning up in increased numbers, ahead of the holy Eid-ul-Azha to be observed in the country on Monday....
US Beef Producers Expect Closer Collaboration with China
US - US beef producers are looking forward to gaining a larger share in China, one of the fastest-growing beef markets in the world, an industry expert has said....
Saudi Cattle Imports Rise
SAUDI ARABIA - More than 4 million head of cattle were imported into Saudi Arabia through Jeddah Islamic Port in the first seven months of this year, the Saudi Ports Authority said....
IFA President Urges Retailers to Attend Beef Talks
EU - IFA President Joe Healy has said that retailers and the EU Commission must be included in the talks that the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has convened for today (12 August)....
Range of Factors Affecting Prime Cattle Prices
UK - Although prime cattle producers have seen prices firm slightly in the week ending 3 August, prices are still 8.5 percent below last year, according to the latest market analysis from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
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