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18 September 2021
What is the real value of Britain's farm shop sector?
A new research project from Harper Adams University is exploring the true value of the British farm shop sector. ...
17 September 2021
Japan August commodity imports
Following is a table of Japan's imports of selected agricultural and other commodities in August compiled from preliminary customs trade data released on Thursday....
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....
16 September 2021
Saudi Arabia bans beef imports from Brazilian meatpackers
Saudi Arabia has suspended beef imports from some Brazilian meatpackers after detection of two atypical cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) earlier this month, according to Brazil's Agriculture Ministry....
15 September 2021
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...
AHDB: August GB milk production hits 5-year low
GB milk deliveries are estimated to be 1,003 million litres in August, based on daily delivery data, writes Patty Clayton, AHDB Lead Analyst - Dairy. ...
Argentine farmers push government to review export caps on beef
Argentina's farming leaders on Monday called on the government to review what they called interventionist policies in the sector, including export caps on beef and grains taxes, following a primary election that badly bruised the ruling party....
EU farmers reject amendments on Farm to Fork Strategy
Following a vote by the AGRI and ENVI Committees in the European Parliament on amendments to the Farm to Fork Strategy, EU farming union Copa and Cogeca has issued a statement criticising the proposed amendments, saying many have not been sufficiently...
14 September 2021
What does China banning Brazilian beef mean for the global beef and pork markets?
Last week Brazil banned exports of beef to China due to two atypical cases of BSE, writes AHDB's Rebecca Wright. ...
OSU research has potential to save cattle industry millions
Oklahoma State University molecular biologists recently received a grant worth nearly $500,000 from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture for research that has the potential of saving the cattle industry millions of dollars. ...
13 September 2021
Louis Dreyfus completes stake sale to Abu Dhabi's ADQ
Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) has completed the sale of a 45% indirect stake to Abu Dhabi holding firm ADQ, marking the arrival of the first non-family shareholder in the agricultural commodity group's 170-year history....
Macron says France will set up new insurance system for farming sector
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the government would set up a new insurance system to help the country's farming sector deal with hits caused by extreme weather, such as floods or droughts....
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
Argentine farmers plan protest over beef export cap
Argentina's main farm associations said on Thursday that they plan collective action to protest against the extension of government limits on beef exports, although the timeframe and scope of the actions were still under discussion....
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
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....
08 September 2021
New Zealand's Synlait Milk in talks to cut headcount by 15%
New Zealand's Synlait Milk is discussing with staff and union representatives a proposal to cut its headcount by 15%, or around 150 jobs....
US beef exports post record value for July 2021
New data from the USDA and US Meat Exporters Federation (USMEF) shows that US beef exports set another new value record for July 2021. ...
Power outages slash US Gulf Coast grain exports even as river reopens
Grain exports from US Gulf Coast terminals in southern Louisiana remained severely limited on 7 September, even after the US Coast Guard reopened the lower Mississippi River to shipping traffic over the weekend....
Opinion - The European Parliament must not make the Farm to Fork strategy untenable for the agri-food sector
Farming unions and cooperatives across the European Union have issued a joint declaration ahead of the ENVI and AGRI Committee meetings in the European Parliament on 9 September....
Small cattle farm grows up with help from UGA
What Joseph Egloff began as a “little hobby” in 2011 is now a full-time cattle ranch with a meat packing plant that serves customers from Florida to North Carolina....
07 September 2021
Chinese beef buyers expect Brazil trade to resume soon despite mad cow cases
Chinese beef importers say the suspension of exports by top supplier Brazil due to two cases of mad cow disease has had no immediate market impact, with some still making purchases in anticipation of a quick resumption of trade....
American farmers face critical supply chain issues, says AFBF
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has sent a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack outlining potential solutions to the on-going supply chain issues facing US farmers. ...
06 September 2021
On-going drought could spell financial doom for North American ranchers
An in-depth report from Rod Nickel and Tom Polansek from Reuters illustrates the climate troubles facing American and Canadian cattle ranchers....
USMEF Product Showcase brings US and Latin American red meat buyers together
More than 130 red meat buyers from 21 countries across Central and South America and the Caribbean gathered in San Jose, Costa Rica, for the 10th anniversary edition of the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Latin American Product Showcase....
US farm income expected to hit an eight-year high on strong crop and livestock prices
US farmers' net income is projected to jump 19.5% this year to an eight-year high of $113 billion, the US Department of Agriculture says....
Global soybean shortage could mean a surge in non-GM food prices
French feed makers are warning that shortages of suitable soybeans could raise prices for meat, eggs and milk labelled GM-free by up to 10%....
03 September 2021
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