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15 June 2020
View news from United States USDA announces modernisation blueprint for the US Forest Service
USDA outlines plans to modernise approach to US national forests and grasslands....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures dip to one-month low
US live cattle futures dropped to their lowest price in more than a month on 12 June....
12 June 2020
View news from United States Action against JBS, Cargill, Tyson and National Beef alleges price inflation to consumers
The four largest beef packers in the US – National Beef, JBS USA, Tyson and Cargill – are at the centre of a class action lawsuit filed by Central Grocers that alleges cattle market manipulation....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures dip as beef supply increases
US live cattle futures sank on 11 June as beef production and processing rebounds....
11 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures are stuck in a trading range as the US economy reopens
US live cattle futures fall after setting a one-week high on 9 June....
10 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures continue to rally
US live cattle futures set a one-week high on 9 June, rebounding from last week’s losses....
View news from United States Republicans urge USDA to loosen regulations on meat production
Six Republican lawmakers on the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee have asked the Department of Agriculture to ease regulations on meat processors, saying that the rules make it harder for smaller companies to compete....
View news from United States US NFU Foundation celebrates young agricultural leaders with scholarships
The National Farmers Union Foundation (NFUF) has announced the 2020 recipients of the Hubert K and JoAnn Seymour and Stanley Moore Scholarships. ...
09 June 2020
View news from United States DCHA webinar "Raising the Bar on Passive Transfer" is open for registration
The upcoming DCHA webinar, "Raising the Bar on Passive Transfer" will take place on Thursday 18 June at 1pm Central time. ...
View news from United States How to replenishing depleted feed inventories
After a daunting 2019 forage harvest, dairy and beef producers face low forage inventories, but opportunities abound for filling in the gaps....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures stabilise amid further fall in beef prices
US live cattle futures stabilised on 8 June, reversing last week’s falls....
08 June 2020
View news from United States USDA issues first CFAP payments to farmers
The USDA and Farm Service Agency have issued the first round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Programme payments to farmers, approving more than $545 million to producers who have applied for the programme. ...
View news from United States NCBA welcomes new emergency grazing legislation
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association applauds the introduction of the bipartisan PASTURE (Pandemic Authority Suitable to Utilise Reserve Easements) Act of 2020. ...
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures fall as slaughter pace normalises
US live cattle futures fell on 5 June as prices for market-ready cattle ease and packer profit margins decline....
07 June 2020
View news from United States World Dairy Expo 2020 Cancelled
The US-based World Dairy Expo has been cancelled or the first time in its 53-year history. ...
05 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: economic optimism gives bump to cattle futures
US live cattle futures firm for a second day on 4 June on technical buying and hopes of an economic upswing....
View news from United States US NFU backs Carbon Credit Verifier Certification Bill
A bipartisan bill that helps provide certainty to farmers who adopt climate-friendly practices has been introduced to the US Senate. ...
04 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures rise after a three-session slide
US live cattle futures rose slightly on bargain buying after a slump earlier this week....
View news from United States Pandemic continues to hammer US farmer sentiment
COVID-19 continues to impact farmer sentiment around the country as the majority of producers indicate an additional economic assistance bill is necessary. ...
03 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures slump as wholesale beef prices fall
US live cattle futures fell on 2 June, with the August contract hitting its lowest level in nearly a month....
02 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures close lower despite market optimism
US live cattle futures closed lower on 1 June despite strength in cash markets....
View news from United States US supply chain disruptions continue
When workers essential to the food supply become ill, how does this affect the food supply chain within the meat industry?...
View news from United States Farmers regularly face isolation; it's important to stay connected
The inherent nature of the agricultural occupation is independent. Isolation is often linked to impacts on mental health and loss of life by suicide, writes Eric Karbowski, Michigan State University Extension....
01 June 2020
View news from United States US Senator sees US keeping up with trade deal with China despite worsening relations
US Senator Chuck Grassley says he does not expect President Trump to walk away from a Phase 1 trade deal with China despite escalating tensions between the two countries....
View news from United States Webinar shows dairy farmers how to tackle fly problems
Upcoming webinar from the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association will focus on how farmers can control insects and protect their herds. ...
View news from United States Changes on Dairy Farms Are Wins for Beef, Too
Technology advancements and economic necessity have changed breeding practices on dairies, creating more calves that are fully functional in the beef industry and higher quality beef with Choice and Prime grades. ...
29 May 2020
View news from United States COVID-19 has infected more than 3,000 US meat plant workers
A union representing US meat packing workers has reported that more than 3,000 workers have contracted the new coronavirus....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures end higher as cash prices maintain discount
US live cattle futures ended mostly higher on 28 May....
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