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14 June 2019
View news from United States CME: Grocery Store Beef Prices in May Up from April
US - The US Department of Labor released their monthly report on retail prices on Wednesday, from which USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) parsed and translated the trend in grocery store meat prices, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
View news from Myanmar Cattle Pens Needed to Lower Costs for China Overland Trade
MYANMAR - The government should set up suitable holding pens for cattle on the Myanmar side that will help lower the costs of transportation for the overland cross-border trade with China....
View news from Armenia Armenian Govt to Help Build Smart Cattle-breeding Farms
ARMENIA - In early April the government of Armenia approved an assistance program for construction, reconstruction and technological re-equipment of small and medium-sized "smart cattle-breeding farms"....
View news from United Kingdom Iconic Scotch Beef Sector Under Cosh
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s iconic beef producers are under the cosh as prices fall to a three-year low. ...
View news from United Arab Emirates Alternative US Beef Cuts Showcased to HRI Sector in the UAE
UAE - US beef short ribs, minced beef, brisket, flank and tenderloin cube roll were among the alternative cuts promoted by USMEF during a training for hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) sector professionals in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)....
View news from United States USDA Announces Kansas City Region as New NIFA, ERS Site; NFU Disappointed by Lack of Transparency and Public Input
US - Ten months after introducing a plan to relocate and reorganise two major agricultural research agencies, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday announced that it will move the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the Economic...
View news from United Kingdom QMS Set to Inspire Royal Highland Show Visitors
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) will be pulling out all the stops next week to make the most of the opportunity the Royal Highland Show offers to showcase the Scottish red meat industry and its brands....
View news from Ireland IFA Says Supporting Mercosur Deal Would be Reckless for Ireland
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has called on the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to intervene at the highest levels in Brussels to stop a bad EU-Mercosur trade deal, which would do untold damage to Ireland's €3bn beef and livestock sector....
13 June 2019
View news from United States CME: Feeder Cattle Trade Volumes Ebbing in May
US - According to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc., the tide of feeder cattle trade volumes during May was ebbing following high marks in April....
View news from New Zealand NZ Dairy Industry to Invest $25.7m to Improve National Herd
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's dairy industry is investing $25.7 million in an innovation project to produce better cows....
View news from Rwanda Dairy Farmers Get Rwf1b Equipment
RWANDA - The process of handling and transporting milk from farms across the country to collection centres and processing firms is set to improve after dairy farmers received equipment worth $1.3 million (Rwf1.1 billion)....
View news from United Kingdom New Independent Climate Change Inquiry in Scotland to Map Positive Path for Farming, Food Production
SCOTLAND, UK - A new Independent Climate Change Inquiry is to explore how a low carbon landscape can support a bright future for farming and food. ...
View news from United Kingdom QMS Speaks on Importance of Making School Food Healthier
SCOTLAND, UK - Alan Clarke, Chief Executive of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), has emphasised the importance of a balanced diet for children and people of all age groups....
12 June 2019
View news from United States CME: Fed Cattle Futures Higher on Monday
US - Fed cattle futures were higher on Monday even though it was a rather slow day in terms of fundamental news, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Morocco Tunisian Dairy Firm to Build Plant in Morocco
MOROCCO - Tunisian dairy manufacturer Land’Or seeks to expand its presence by building a new plant in Morocco....
View news from New Zealand Live Cattle Exports Drop as Govt Reviews Trade
NEW ZEALAND - A 25 per cent drop in live exports of breeding cattle in the last five years means a possible ban won't have a big impact on farmers, says an agricultural company involved in the trade. ...
View news from United Kingdom Scotch Beef in Spotlight for Father's Day
SCOTLAND, UK - A new promotion launched by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is set to be seen by an audience of one million ahead of Father’s Day (16 June 2019)....
View news from Germany More Research Required on New Pathogens in Beef, Cow's Milk Products
GERMANY - According to the DKFZ, research has been carried out on cow's milk, cow's milk products and the blood serum of healthy cattle....
11 June 2019
View news from United States CME: Cattle Futures Hit Hard Again in W23/2019
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that cattle futures were hit hard again last week....
View news from Brazil Brazil Reports Rise in May Beef Exports
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports rose 35 percent in May, and 18 percent from January to May, compared to the same month last year, according to the Brazilian Meat Packers Association (Abrafrigo)....
View news from Kenya Product Differentiation 'Can Double Beef Earnings'
KENYA - Product differentiation during beef production can bring farmers up to twice their buying price if they exercise proper handling, Kenya Markets Trust's sector manager of livestock Boniface Kaberia has said....
View news from India Mother Dairy Joins Hands with DTC to Set Up Kiosks
INDIA - Leading milk supplier Mother Dairy on Tuesday announced partnership with Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to set up 31 kiosks at latter's bus depots, terminals and housing colonies as part of its efforts to expand presence in the National Capital...
View news from Jamaica Dairy Farmers Encouraged to Prepare for Industry Turnaround
JAMAICA - Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw is encouraging small dairy farmers to get ready for a turnaround of the industry....
View news from New Zealand Stats NZ Reports Large Rise in Meat, Dairy Manufacturing
NEW ZEALAND - The largest rise for five years in volumes of meat and dairy products drove manufacturing up for the second quarter in a row, Stats NZ said....
View news from Ireland IFA: Co-ops Unfairly Cautious When Higher Milk Prices Justified for May Milk
IRELAND - Speaking only days before the first co-ops decide their May milk prices, IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan yesterday said that a price increase of at least 1c/l was justified in most cases, especially for those co-ops which have been paying...
10 June 2019
View news from United States April Beef Export Below 2018 Levels
US - April exports of US beef were lower than a year ago, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
View news from New Zealand Government Fails on Dairy, Climate Again, Says Greenpeace
NEW ZEALAND - The Government has announced changes to the national dairy industry regulations (DIRA) but has kept a controversial legal requirement on Fonterra to pick up milk from new dairy conversions, angering Greenpeace....
View news from Zimbabwe Govt to Bring in New Dairy Investors
ZIMBABWE - Government says it is in negotiation with a consortium of local and international dairy investors with a view of concluding a deal that could see the country augmenting current production which is in excess of 65 million litres....
 
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