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09 December 2019
CME: Decline in Total Weights of Slaughter Cows in 2019
US - This publication covers the 90s market quite regularly, but another subset of the cow market that has gained steam this year is premium whites, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
US Beef Exports Down from Last Year
US - October beef exports were below the very high totals posted a year ago, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
IFA Campaign for Higher Beef Prices Continues with Blockade at Tesco
IRELAND - IFA this morning blockaded the Tesco central distribution centre in Donabate, Co Dublin as part of the ongoing farmer campaign for an increase in beef prices....
Minister Ramps Up Dairy Attack on Coles
AUSTRALIA - Drought Minister David Littleproud has doubled down on his scathing criticism of Coles, accusing the supermarket giant of greed....
MPs Demand Ban on Dairy Imports
KENYA - A parliamentary committee wants the government to stop importation of milk, saying cheap imports are killing the local industry....
Imported Milk Powder Prices Reduced in Sri Lanka
SRI LANKA - Sri Lanka Consumer Affairs Authority has announced that the prices of all brands of imported milk powder with has been reduced effective Monday (9 December)....
Dairy Farmers Cautioned Against Antibiotics
RWANDA - Antibiotic residues in milk are threatening its quality and that of other dairy products as well as income of farmers who have spent resources on its production, actors in the dairy sector have said....
EU Not Ready to Import Nhabe Beef
BOTSWANA - The European Union's (EU) Head of Cooperation, Mr Federico Berna says EU markets are not ready to import beef from the Ngamiland region....
06 December 2019
CME: Choice-select Boxed Beef Spread Above Same Week Last Year
US - The choice-select boxed beef spread was $21.07 the last week of November, this was 47 percent above the same week last year, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Global Food Prices Jump in November
GLOBAL - World food prices rose significantly in November, reaching their highest point in more than two years, driven by jumps in the international prices of meat products and vegetable oils....
Govt Aims for Bigger Share of China's Dairy Market
THAILAND - The government is looking at the possibility of expanding the distribution in China of Thai-Denmark dairy products....
First Milk Announces January Milk Price Hold
UK - First Milk yesterday announced that it will be holding its milk price at the current level for January 2020....
IFA Campaign for Beef Price Increase Continues with Blockade in Cork
IRELAND - IFA has stepped up its campaign for an increase in the price of beef by blockading the Lidl distribution centre in Charleville, Co Cork this morning....
05 December 2019
CME: COF Report Skewed Toward Lower End of Pre-report Estimates
US - Last week, this publication noted that placements in October were rumored to be quite large, but that the "Cattle on Feed" report skewed toward the lower end of pre-report estimates, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Coles to Pay A$5m to Dairy Farmers
AUSTRALIA - Coles will pay over $5 million to Norco dairy farmers after it was found it had not passed on the full amount of a milk price rise, despite claiming it did in a marketing campaign....
Tyson's Kansas Beef Plant to Resume This Month
US - Following the 9 August fire that disrupted operations at its Holcomb, Kansas beef complex, Tyson Fresh Meats, last month made an announcement that reconstruction of the facility is near completion. ...
IFA Blocks Retail Distribution Centre to Highlight Broken Beef Supply Chain, Demands Immediate Price Increase
IRELAND - The IFA this morning protested at the Aldi distribution centre in Naas, Co Kildare, demanding a significant and immediate beef price increase to bring the Irish beef price at least in line with the Bord Bia European Export Benchmark Price Index....
Japan Parliament Approves US-Japan Trade Agreement; Positive News for US
US - On 4 December, the Upper House of the Japanese Parliament approved the US-Japan trade agreement, which will greatly improve access for US red meat in Japan. ...
Canadians Celebrate St Andrew’s Day with Scotch Beef PGI
CANADA - One of Scotland’s most iconic foods, Scotch Beef PGI, has taken centre stage at a celebratory event in Canada to celebrate St Andrew’s Day....
04 December 2019
US Grain Elevators Facing Tighter Margins, Revenue Pressures in 2020
Grain elevators face significant challenges in the year ahead as they buy basis on corn, soybeans, and wheat at the highest levels seen in years. ...
CME: Beef Retail Activity for W47 Above Last Year's Level
US - The retail feature activity index reported by USDA is publicly available information that tracks the weekly features of retail and some private stores, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Demand for Dairy Products to Grow Double Digits
BANGLADESH - Bangladesh has huge growth potential in dairy and the demand for dairy products is likely to grow double-digit, buoyed by rising income and expanding middle class, said a senior executive of an international dairy company owned by farmers....
Massive Chance for Local Dairy ­Farmers to Increase Production
JAMAICA - The local dairy industry is being prepped to ride the crest of a growing demand for fresh milk by developing countries, with a projected 22 per cent increase in global milk ­production by 2027. ...
IFA President Makes Price Increase Priority at Beef Task Force
IRELAND - The IFA President Joe Healy said IFA made an immediate and significant cattle price increase the priority issue at the Beef Task Force meeting in Dublin yesterday....
Proposed Rule Would Level Playing Field for Organic Dairy Farmers
US - A policy that allows a one-time transition of dairy cows from conventional to organic production has been inconsistently enforced, putting farmers who play by the rules at a competitive disadvantage and undermining the integrity of the organic label....
03 December 2019
CME: Beef Prices Slightly Volatile During Holiday Week
US - While beef prices tend to be a bit volatile during the holiday week, they don’t face the same sort of constraints as pork, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Govt Looks to Revive Dairy Sector
JAMAICA - The Government is seeking to revive the local dairy industry by boosting technical competence in breeding and genetic strategies to improve milk yields from cattle....
Cattle Farmers to Benefit from Solar-powered Boreholes
RWANDA - Cattle in Nyagatare and Kayonza districts will no longer face water shortages and death induced by drought thanks to new boreholes run by solar energy....
 
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