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01 April 2020
Australia subsidises air freight for agriculture exports to offset pandemic
On 31 March, Australia’s government said it will spend A$110 million ($67.4 million) to subsidise air freight for exports of agricultural products like beef and dairy after flight disruptions due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....
CME update: cattle futures rebound as the quarter closes
US live cattle futures rose, nearly meeting their 3-cent daily limit on 31 March....
31 March 2020
New US poll sheds light on farmers’ COVID-19 concerns
Nearly 90 percent of farmers surveyed indicate they are at least somewhat worried about the impact COVID-19 will have on their business. More than 50 percent are very or extremely worried about the potential impact, according to a US farmer survey conducted...
NFU provides new service to report how coronavirus impacts UK farming
A new online service aimed at capturing farm business issues related to coronavirus has been launched by the NFU....
Increased demand for ground beef signals trouble in the next two weeks
Though massive demand from shoppers for meat and other products might mean big profits for manufacturers, the truth is more complicated. ...
Italian food group Newlat agrees to buy Centrale del Latte d’Italia
Newlat has signed an agreement to buy 46 percent stake in dairy group Centrale del Latte d’Italia, creating the third biggest domestic operator in the sector....
CME update: cattle futures ease on concerns of slaughterhouse closures
US cattle futures weakened on 30 March as concerns mounted over slaughterhouses closures due to coronavirus....
US Senators question meat packers’ surging profits during COVID-19
US Senators are calling for investigations of beef processors’ record profit margins after market shake up....
30 March 2020
Brazil’s beef exports to China trend upward for March
China has resumed importing high quantities of Brazilian meat after slowing imports during the first two months of 2020....
CME update: cattle futures dive as erratic trade continues
US cattle futures tumbled on 27 March as worries of contracting beef demand and fears that COVID-19 could close slaughterhouses intensified....
27 March 2020
Despite steady trade flows, JBS anticipates a drop in exports as coronavirus worsens
Meat packing giant JBS has said that the current pandemic could lead to container shortages, port disruptions and other logistical challenges....
USDA makes the federal loan process more flexible
US farmers facing financial difficulty due to coronavirus will be able to access more flexible federal loans....
US cattle futures tumble as panic buying slows
CME traders report that the daily limit falls signal that consumers are no longer stockpiling meat....
Argentina mulls port closures, signalling potential pressure on grain used in cattle feed
Argentine grains port workers have requested that exports be suspended during the pandemic....
26 March 2020
CME update: cattle futures end mostly lower, signalling an end to the surge
Benchmark June live cattle futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange closed lower on 25 March for the first time in five sessions....
JBS quarterly net income skyrockets by over 300 percent
Meat packing giant JBS SA reports quarterly net profit of 332 percent over the prior-year period, citing surging sales to China....
NCBA advocates economic relief for the beef supply chain in relief bill
After the US Senate passed coronavirus relief legislation, the NCBA issued the following statement. ...
NFU US welcomes stimulus bill
New stimulus bill would address the most urgent concerns for family farmers and rural hospitals, says NFU....
25 March 2020
Australia’s livestock producers could face restocking issues as coronavirus closes borders
As Australia closes borders and moves into lockdown, farmers face an uphill battle to keep producing food....
Cattle futures rise to meet their daily limits as demand and packer margins strengthen
US cattle futures rose to meet their expanded daily limit on 24 March as traders reacted to soaring profit margins for beef packers....
USDA and US Trade Representative announce progress on farm provisions of the US-China trade deal
The United States and China have made progress in implementing the agriculture-related elements of the US-China trade deal....
24 March 2020
US cattle futures soar and beef prices increase
US live cattle futures rose to their daily limit on 23 March as strong packer margins, increasing wholesale beef prices and expectations of higher cash cattle prices this week emerge....
Canada announces measures to shield the agri-food sector from coronavirus fallout
Prime Minister Trudeau announces support for farmers and agri-food businesses under Canada’s response to COVID-19 pandemic. ...
As coronavirus bolsters meat demand, processors approve pay raise for North American farmers and workers
On 23 March, North American meat processors agreed to pay extra money to farmers and slaughterhouse workers as companies struggle to meet surging demand from consumers who are stockpiling meat....
23 March 2020
US cattle futures rally on Friday as cash market strengthens
US livestock futures rose on Friday as the market tried to recover from its steep discount to the cash market....
22 March 2020
Newlat in talks to buy Italian dairy group as sales surge due to coronavirus
Italian food group Newlat has entered talks to buy a majority stake in dairy group Centrale del Latte d'Italia. ...
20 March 2020
Fonterra reports interim results, prioritises NZ milk and focuses on farmer owners
NEW ZEALAND - Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited this week announced its 2020 Interim Results, which show the Co-operative’s financial performance has improved with increased underlying earnings and reduced debt....
Angola receives cattle from Chad to repay $100m debt
ANGOLA - Angola has received, through the Luanda port, the first batch of 75,000 head of cattle from Chad as repayment for $100 million debt....
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