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06 August 2018
View news from United States From Farm to Fridge: Milk Carton 'Sell-by' Dates May Become More Precise
US - The "sell-by" and "best-by" dates on milk cartons may soon become more meaningful and accurate. Cornell University food scientists have created a new predictive model that examines spore-forming bacteria and when they emerge, according to research...
02 August 2018
View news from United States CME: Increase in Cattle Slaughter Due to More Cows Coming to market
US - While overall cattle slaughter last week was higher than a year ago, the increase was largely due to more cows coming to market, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Aid to US Farmers on Tariffs Seen as Stopgap
US - For US farmers affected by the trade war unleashed by President Donald Trump, the $12 billion in emergency aid from his administration is a temporary remedy, and it comes with several potential negative side effects....
01 August 2018
View news from United States Tyson Lowers Forecast on Tariff Fallout
US - Tyson Foods Inc, the largest US-based meat producer, on Monday became the latest American company to warn on 2018 results due to the Trump administration tariffs....
30 July 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Cow Slaughter Through Mid-June Up 11%
US - Beef cow slaughter through the middle of July has increased 11 per cent over last year’s figures pointing toward the ongoing moderation of this cattle cycles expansionary phase, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Injectable Trace Minerals Improve Oxidative Stress After Aflatoxin Challenge in Dairy Cows
US - When dairy cattle consume aflatoxin-contaminated feed, they are lethargic, their appetite wanes, they produce less milk, and their immune system goes awry....
View news from United States Trade Agreement with Japan Crucial for US Beef Industry
US - University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture projections indicate that the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in March 2018 could disadvantage US beef exports to Japan, a stumbling block...
27 July 2018
View news from United States CME: Feedlot Placements Down from First Six Months of 2017
US - Placements of cattle into feedlots with capacities over 1000 head were up 1 per cent in June from a year earlier, according to USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS)....
View news from United States President Urged to Support USDA Oversight of Lab-Grown Fake Meat
US - Yesterday, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and other leading organizations in the animal agriculture industry ("the Barnyard") sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to ensure the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)...
26 July 2018
View news from United States Tariff Battle Slicing US Meat Exports
US - Iowa-based Heartland Brothers started business a few years ago with the intention to bring high-quality American meat - pork and beef - to tables in China....
25 July 2018
View news from United States CME: 1 July 'Cattle Inventory' Report Gives Peek at 2018 Calf Crop
US - The 1 July "Cattle Inventory" report was released by USDA NASS last Friday giving us a look at the 2018 calf crop, and a better idea of heifer retention plans moving forward, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Divison, Inc....
View news from United States US Announces Billions to Help Farmers Hurt by Trump Tariffs
US - The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease the pain of American farmers slammed by President Donald Trump's escalating trade disputes with China and other countries....
24 July 2018
View news from United States CME: Total Supply of COF on 1 July Higher Than a Year Ago
US - At the end of last week USDA released a number of key supply data for red meat and poultry, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
20 July 2018
View news from United States CME: LMIC Expects 2018 Calf Crop to be Higher Than Previous Year
US - If the cattle on feed report tells us about potential beef supplies in the next six months, the cattle inventory numbers offer insights about potential beef production for the next two years, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
19 July 2018
View news from United States CME: US Cattle Sales Significantly Higher Than a Year Ago
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that USDA will release two cattle inventory reports on Friday....
View news from United States US House Motion to Begin Farm Bill Conference Committee Applauded
US - The US House of Representatives has approved a motion to proceed to a conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill....
18 July 2018
View news from United States CME: Slowdown Noted in Beef Export Sales
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. provides a quick take on last week’s red meat production and sales data....
13 July 2018
View news from United States CME: Retail Beef Prices Up This Month
US - The Office of the Chief Economist released the latest WASDE yesterday, following usual protocol, updating crop acres to match the USDA NASS "Acreage" report but leaving yields on their respective trend lines, according to Steiner Consulting Group,...
View news from United States Cattlemen Press for USDA Oversight at Public Meeting on Lab-Grown Fake Meat
US - Yesterday, Danielle Beck, director of government affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), used remarks at a public meeting to advocate for US Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversight of lab-grown fake meat products....
View news from United States Cheesemakers Hit by Tariff Dispute
US - Nearly 635 million kilograms of American cheese are in cold storage in the United States. That's roughly 1.8 kilos of cheese for every American, the highest amount since record-keeping began in 1917....
12 July 2018
View news from United States CME: What Changes to be Made to US Livestock, Poultry Forecasts
US - Today (Thursday, 12 July), the monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report will be released, which is developed under the authority of the USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist using expertise across the agency and experts...
View news from United States 20% of Americans Responsible for Almost Half of US Food-related GHGs
US - On any given day, 20 per cent of Americans account for nearly half of US diet-related greenhouse gas emissions, and high levels of beef consumption are largely responsible, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan and...
View news from United States US Dairy Producers Fret Over Tariffs
US - Nearly 1.4 billion pounds of American cheese is in cold storage in the US. That's roughly 4 pounds of cheese for every American, the highest amount since record-keeping began in 1917....
View news from United States Montana Hopes for Beef Deal with Chinese Retail Giant Despite Trump's Trade
US - Montana officials are hoping that a blockbuster deal with Chinese retail giant JD.com to export local beef will be possible despite the US Government's escalating trade war with China....
11 July 2018
View news from United States CME: May, June Feeder Cattle Prices Able to Sustain Longest Rising Price Trend
US - Feeder cattle prices during May and June were able to sustain the longest rising price trend for the year to date, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
10 July 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Export Value in May Higher Than a Year Ago
US - According to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc., USDA released the official May trade statistics on Friday....
View news from United States May Beef Exports Shatter Value Record
US - US beef exports set a new value record in May while also increasing significantly year-over-year in volume, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
View news from United States Climate Projections Suggest Lancaster County Corn Yields in Jeopardy by 2050
US - Climate projections indicate more warming will occur in the Northeast than other sections of the United States, and that has implications for corn crops and dairy farms in the region by 2050, researchers warn....
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