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09 December 2020
View news from United States Biden expected to nominate ex-Governor Vilsack for USDA secretary
US President-elect Joe Biden plans to have former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack reprise his role as USDA secretary....
08 December 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures fall as pandemic accelerates across the US
US cattle futures fell on 7 December as cash beef prices weakened and increased COVID-19 infections sparked concerns about demand for meat....
07 December 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures step back as demand outlook becomes cloudy
Three days of soft wholesale beef prices brought retail demand for beef into question, making live cattle futures fall....
06 December 2020
View news from United States NFU US welcomes new representatives to the House Agriculture Committee
Georgia Representative David Scott has been selected to lead the House Agriculture Committee as its next chairman....
04 December 2020
View news from United States CME update: US live cattle futures step back after previous gains
US Live cattle futures trimmed on 3 December as fears of additional pandemic closures weighed on the demand outlook....
View news from United States Smithfield Foods offers to store COVID-19 vaccines in ultra-cold freezers
Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork processor, has offered to help US health officials distribute COVID-19 vaccines and store them in ultra-cold freezers....
03 December 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures make further gains on strong cash trade
US live cattle futures gained on 2 December, finding support in a firming cash cattle market as traders weighed consumer demand prospects....
View news from United States US NFU welcomes Justice for Black Farmers Act
The National Farmers Union says that the newly introduced Justice for Black Farmers Act is an "important step" towards racial equity in the United States. ...
02 December 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures strengthen alongside beef demand
US live cattle futures rose on 1 December, supported by strengthening US consumer demand and high wholesale beef prices....
01 December 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures slip as exports weaken
US live cattle futures lost ground on 30 November as traders weighed weak beef exports against increasing beef production and climbing boxed beef prices....
30 November 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures lose ground as exports appear weak
US live cattle futures trimmed on 27 November on profit-taking during a shortened holiday-trading day....
26 November 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures climb as cash markets and beef demand become more optimistic
US live cattle futures rose on 25 November for a fourth straight session, climbing ahead of the US Thanksgiving holiday on 26 November....
25 November 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures inch up alongside beef prices
Cattle futures closed higher on 24 November for a third straight session, lifted by surging wholesale beef prices and optimism surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine....
24 November 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures rise 2 percent on feedlot data and beef prices
US cattle futures closed higher on 23 November, bolstered by a supportive monthly cattle-on-feed report issued on 20 November....
23 November 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures rebound on technical, short-covering after a steep drop
US cattle futures rebounded on 20 November from steep losses in the 19 November session in an end-of-week short-covering and technical bounce....
View news from United States Researchers identify link between community transmission of COVID-19 and livestock processing
A new article published by PNAS suggests that slaughterhouses across the United States acted as COVID-19 transmission vectors and accelerated the spread of the virus in the communities that surrounded them....
View news from United States Beef cattle nutrients enter new seasonal concerns
Nutritional requirements for beef cattle require a slight shift between seasons, Oklahoma State University Extension specialists said....
20 November 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures tumble as surge in coronavirus sparks demand worries
US cattle futures plummeted on 19 November on worries about demand for beef as soaring COVID-19 infections across the country threatened more restaurant and food service closures and forced more Americans to shelter at home....
19 November 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures retreat as COVID-19 surge stokes demand worries
US cattle futures plunged on 18 November as rising COVID-19 infection rates sparked concerns about potential supply chain disruptions and reduced demand for beef as health restrictions shutter restaurants and discourage travel....
View news from United States Data shows that US farmers earn 11.9 cents for each Thanksgiving food dollar
Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, the US NFU says that higher grocery prices demonstrate the need for nutrition assistance for Americans and antitrust enforcement. ...
View news from United States Chocolate milk: Sports drink of champions
It is the time of year when students are gearing up for the fall sports season. Whether playing football, volleyball or soccer, youth are practicing hard, sweating and burning many calories. ...
18 November 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures rise on firm cash market and higher beef prices
US live cattle futures rose for a second straight session on 17 November, lifted by higher cash beef prices and signs that cash cattle at feedlot auctions would trade at steady to higher prices this week....
View news from United States US Agricultural Alliance releases transformative climate policy recommendations
Agriculture and environmental groups find ways that farmers, ranchers, forest owners and food sector can deliver and benefit from climate solutions....
17 November 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures bounce back as Wall Street rallies, but worries remain
US cattle futures ended mostly higher on 16 November on spill-over support from soaring equities markets....
View news from United States Tyson beats profit estimates and sees lower COVID-19 costs for 2021
Tyson Foods beat Wall Street’s estimates for its fourth-quarter profit on 16 November, but faces rising costs for animal feed and increasing uncertainty over labour as COVID-19 cases surge in the US....
16 November 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures sag as COVID-19 spike threatens beef demand
US livestock futures slumped on 13 November as surging coronavirus cases raised expectations for lockdowns on commerce that will hurt demand for meat from restaurants, hotels and other venues....
12 November 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures rise on boxed beef strength
US live cattle futures gained ground on 11 November as strength in the cash market and firm beef cut-out prices offered on-going support....
View news from United States US meat company fights state order to close after coronavirus outbreak
A US meat company that supplies Walmart and Costco is suing the state of New Mexico to fight an order that seeks to close a production facility where more than 100 workers have tested positive for COVID-19....
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