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20 January 2020
View news from United States CME: Beef Retail Prices Accelerate During November, December 2019
US - Beef retail prices accelerated in the last two months of 2019, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
17 January 2020
View news from United States 13 ag-tech innovators transforming livestock production
In the endeavour for better animal welfare and improved sustainability, new disruptive innovations are emerging to enable farmers to monitor the health of their herds in real-time, prevent disease outbreaks, and optimise nutrition....
16 January 2020
View news from United States USMEF Emphasises Importance of China Following International Standards for Pork, Beef Trade
US - On 15 January, President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed the US-China "Phase One" trade agreement. The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) has posted the agreement text and related fact sheets online....
View news from United States First Phase of US-China Trade Deal Finalised
US - In an effort to ease tensions between their two countries, President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He yesterday signed the first phase of a trade agreement. At the time of the signing, the deal’s text had not yet been published. ...
15 January 2020
View news from United States NFU Says Livestock Competition Rule Unlikely to Provide Needed Protections to Farmers
US - More than two years after failing to finalise a set of rules to protect American family farmers and ranchers from anticompetitive and abusive business practices from the increasingly consolidated meatpacking and processing industries, the US Department...
14 January 2020
View news from United States CME: Estimates for 2020 Beef Production Revised Down Slightly
US - On 10 January 2020, USDA released a slew of reports and this DLR will highlight a few key points from select reports, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. ...
13 January 2020
View news from United States CME: Feeder Cattle Contract for August, September 2020 Translate to Nice Profit
US - Time to start planning: Heading into spring, summer grazing programmes should take note of the feeder cattle futures board, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
10 January 2020
View news from United States CME: November Beef Exports Down Compared to Year Ago
US - Monthly trade data for November was released by USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) on 8 January 2020, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
09 January 2020
View news from United States CME: Evaporation of Large Beef Packer Margins in December
US - Large beef packer margins evaporated in December after recording highs earlier in 2019, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States November Beef Exports Trail 2018
US - November exports of US beef were below the previous year’s large totals, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the USMEF....
08 January 2020
View news from United States CME: Strong Gains in Steer, Heifer Dressed Weights Expected to Continue Through 2020
US - Steer and heifer dressed weights broke through year ago weights in September and have had strong gains over 2018 ever since, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
07 January 2020
View news from United States CME: 'China Demand for Beef in World Market Overblown'
US - For today’s issue we decided to focus on an email we received from a reader who took issue with some of our past reports on the import trade, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
06 January 2020
View news from United States CME: Beef Export Shipment, Sales Somewhat Disappointing
US - USDA released on Friday morning its latest update on US beef and pork export shipments and sales. While the numbers were somewhat disappointing, keep in mind that exports usually slow down during holiday weeks. We will need to wait until production normalizes...
03 January 2020
View news from United States CME: How Much Has US Benefited from Increase in China Beef Demand?
US - USDA maintains a very good library of production and trade data for major countries and it is sometimes worth looking back and recognize how much the world beef trade changed in the past decade, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
01 January 2020
View news from United States CME: Export Sales Somewhat Disappointing for Beef
US - An update provided by Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. states that livestock futures traded regular hours on 31 December. Market was closed for New Year’s. Tomorrow (Thursday) will be regular open and close....
28 December 2019
View news from United States CME: Beef Rib Primal Value Collapses, but Pullback in 2019 More Significant
US - USDA reporting disruptions caused us to delay issuing the normal production and price summary, which is usually included with the Monday DLR, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
25 December 2019
View news from United States CME: Total Beef Supply in Cold Storage at November-end Lower Than a Year Ago
US - Record pork production and increases in both poultry and cattle slaughter contributed to higher than normal increases in the supply of meat protein in cold storage, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
24 December 2019
View news from United States CME: Cattle Inventories in Feedlots Up from a Year Ago
US - Cattle inventories in feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or more on 1 December were up 2.5 percent from a year earlier, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
23 December 2019
View news from United States House Approves USMCA; USMEF Welcomes Legislation
US - On 19 December, the US House of Representatives approved implementing legislation for the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)....
20 December 2019
View news from United States CME: Reopening of Tyson Beef Plant Likely to Take Time to Reach Full Capacity
US - The Tyson plant, that shut down from a fire in mid-August, was scheduled to reopen its doors and begin accepting cattle the first week of December. This plant will likely take time to reach full capacity, according to Steiner Consulting Group,...
19 December 2019
View news from United States CME: Cattle Placement Weights Heavier This Fall
US - "Cattle on Feed" pre-report estimates were released on Tuesday for the upcoming report that will be issued by USDA-NASS on 20 December, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
18 December 2019
View news from United States US, China Reach Phase One Trade Agreement; 'US Industry Excited'
US - On Friday (13 December), the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the US and China have reached an historic and enforceable agreement on a Phase One trade deal that requires structural reforms and other changes to China’s...
17 December 2019
View news from United States CME: Producers Still Facing Challenge of Limited Supply of Hormone-free Beef
US - Both US and Chinese officials confirmed on Friday that a partial deal had been reached, resulting in lower tariffs on some Chinese products and higher purchases of US agricultural goods, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
16 December 2019
View news from United States CME: Retail Beef Prices Higher in November
US - Retail beef prices were higher in November and, judging from the gains in the choice beef cutout during the last few weeks, we would expect retail price inflation to continue to climb in December and January, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR...
13 December 2019
View news from United States CME: Beef Export Report Leans a Bit Bearish
US - USDA issued this morning its weekly beef and pork export report (there is no such report for poultry). Our first take was that the report was somewhat neutral for pork (positives and negatives cancelled out) but leaned a bit bearish for beef,...
View news from United States NFU Board Backs Amended USMCA
US - In a closely divided vote, the National Farmers Union (NFU) Board of Directors opted to support an amended US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) released earlier this week....
View news from United States Team Finds Bovine Kobuvirus in US
US - A virus that afflicts cattle that was first discovered in Japan in 2003 has made its way to the US, according to a report by researchers....
10 December 2019
View news from United States CME: Beef, Veal Exports Track Below Year Ago Levels
US - USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) released the October meat trade data on 6 December 2019. Beef and veal exports have been tracking below year ago levels for each month this year, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
 
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