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19 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures sink as domestic and export demand for beef slackens
US cattle futures dipped on 16 October as traders contended with weaker-than-expected export figures....
View news from Brazil JBS CEO says that Brazil is producing more meat with less land
Gilberto Tomazoni, CEO of meat packing giant JBS SA, reports that livestock suppliers in Brazil are producing more while using less land....
View news from Brazil Brazil to suspend tariffs on corn and soy until 2021
Brazil will suspend tariffs on corn and soy imports form countries outside the Mercosur trading bloc until early 2021 in a bid to reduce food prices that are contributing to inflation....
View news from European Union Stalled Brexit negotiations threaten EU agri-food industry
Members of the EU-wide agri-food sector welcome continued negotiations between the UK and EU, but ask for greater clarity and support when planning for the future relationship. ...
View news from European Union MEPs to make decisive vote on CAP this week
EU farming unions Copa and Cogeca say that MEPs must focus on the urgent needs of farmers and agri-cooperatives as they vote on the Common Agricultural Policy. ...
View news from Global High Forage Diets? 3 Things to Consider
The ambiguous title for this article is because the definition of high forage diets is vague and unique to different people....
18 October 2020
View news from European Union What does the wider public think of EU food and farming?
Key public opinion research showcases how sustainability, rural vitality and food security play into perceptions of EU food and farming. ...
17 October 2020
View news from European Union EU adopts new methane reduction strategy
The European Commission has adopted a new strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, paying particular attention to cutting methane emissions as part of the European Green Deal. ...
16 October 2020
View news from Mexico Mexico's consumer protection office resolves first cases in dairy product dispute
Mexico's government has begun resolving a string of disputes with major food suppliers over dairy products pulled from market shelves this week for breaches of standards, and aims to settle pending issues quickly, a senior official said on 15 October....
View news from United States CME update: US cattle futures dip as the second wave of COVID-19 increases
US cattle futures sank on 15 October as impending COVID-19 lockdowns in Europe threaten global meat demand....
View news from Global Weekly protein digest: China's meat imports expected to fall in 2021
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates track China's import future and the international dairy market. ...
View news from United States US Senate proposes mini-stimulus package, but relief for farmers is still unlikely
After talks over COVID-19 relief for farmers stalled last week, Senate Republicans proposed a mini-stimulus package that would fund the Paycheck Protection Program, but doubts remain about whether it will be adopted. ...
View news from United Kingdom NFU complaint on breach of partiality upheld by BBC
The BBC has upheld an impartiality breach complaint made by the National Farmers Union regarding the BBC1 documentary, "Meat: a threat to our planet?"...
View news from European Union Copa and Cogeca showcase five key ways to support women farmers and female entrepreneurs
In honour of the International Day of Rural Women on 15 October, Copa and Cogeca, the EU farming union, outline the contributions of female farmers and entrepreneurs for European agriculture. ...
15 October 2020
View news from United States NCBA welcomes additional research on brucella species
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association commends the USDA for increased research on brucella species in large animals. ...
View news from New Zealand Fonterra increases farmgate milk price as Chinese demand ramps up
Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd raised the price range it pays farmers for milk on 15 October as demand from China, its top market, picks up....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures dip as wholesale beef prices soften
US cattle futures sank on 14 October following the cash markets lower while wholesale beef prices continue to decrease....
View news from Brazil J&F Investimentos, parent company of Brazil’s JBS, pleads guilty to US foreign bribery charges
Brazil’s J&F Investimentos plead guilty to US foreign bribery charges and agreed to pay $128.25 million in criminal fines....
View news from European Union How can the EU build a sustainable livestock sector?
New report from the European Commission explores the sustainability and future of Europe's livestock sector....
View news from United Kingdom NFU president meets Prime Minister
NFU President Minette Batters met Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 14 October to discuss the need for the UK to safeguard British farming's high standards in trade policy. ...
View news from Global 7 Research Takeaways: Rethinking sulfate sources of trace minerals in animal feed
Trouw Nutrition is sharing global research findings that show the source of trace mineral affects dairy cow performance. The “Time to Rethink the Use of Sulfates in Dairy Rations” presentation draws on research conducted internally and with multiple...
14 October 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures rebound after recent losses
US live cattle futures corrected on 13 October amid a stronger wholesale market....
View news from Argentina Argentina’s oilseed workers go on strike at key ports
Argentina’s Federation of Oilseeds Workers began open-ended wage strikes on 13 October, with no sign of government intervention that would force members back to work during new contract negotiations....
View news from Ireland New campaign hopes to give grass-fed Irish beef an edge
Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, is launching a big impact marketing campaign placing grass-fed Irish beef in the spotlight this autumn in a bid to drive awareness of its premium qualities and Ireland’s unique grass-fed production systems...
View news from European Union EU farming union calls for leaders to use ERI to help the agriculture sector recover from COVID-19
Investments and the rapid deployment of funds are critical to keep the EU's agriculture sector and rural areas on track during the on-going COVID-19 crisis. ...
View news from United Kingdom The UK must reward farmers for maintaining and improving landscapes, says NFU
The UK's National Farmers Union is launching a new report that shows the pivotal role British farming plays in maintaining the nation's landscapes and sets out how future policy needs to enable farmers to continue their work. ...
13 October 2020
View news from China China’s September meat imports inch up on August numbers
China imported 834,000 tonnes of meat in September 2020, slightly higher than last month....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures slip as market feels seasonal pressure
US live cattle futures fell on 12 October following softening seasonal demand and the continued impact from backlogs at slaughterhouses....
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