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19 July 2018
CME: US Cattle Sales Significantly Higher Than a Year Ago
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that USDA will release two cattle inventory reports on Friday....
Slight Recovery in China's Farm Produce Prices in W28/2018
CHINA - China's farm produce prices slightly recovered in the week ending 15 July, reversing the downward trend for five consecutive weeks, according to data from the Ministry of Commerce....
Autumn Block Carving on the Rise
UK - The number of farmers switching to autumn block calving has risen, with potentially more to follow, according to our latest figures....
Rise in Number of Cattle, Pigs in Korea During Q2
SOUTH KOREA - The number of livestock in South Korea rose on-year in the second quarter of 2018 due to more calves being bred, government data showed Thursday....
Scotch Beef PGI Campaign Delivers Strong Results
SCOTLAND, UK - The recent marketing campaign behind Scotch Beef PGI has delivered strong results for the Scottish red meat industry....
Positive Glanbia Moves in Last Week Must Benefit All Farmers, Says IFA National Dairy Chairman
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said Glanbia had made a number of positive moves in the last week....
US House Motion to Begin Farm Bill Conference Committee Applauded
US - The US House of Representatives has approved a motion to proceed to a conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill....
Guatemalan Restaurant Rewards Customers with US Beef Grill Master Event
GUATEMALA - USMEF partnered with a popular, high-end Central American restaurant group to promote US beef with a grilling demonstration and an educational presentation on the advantages of US product. ...
Project Helps Over 27,000 Dairy Farmers in Maharashtra
INDIA - Over 27,000 milk producers have benefited from a dairy development programme initiated to provide financial stability to farmers in the Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra, said an official ....
18 July 2018
CME: Slowdown Noted in Beef Export Sales
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. provides a quick take on last week’s red meat production and sales data....
Cattle Breeding Boosts Farmers' Income
CHINA - With the help of Agricultural Bank of China, the Daditou Specialized Farmers' Cooperative in Dashan town in Panzhou, Guizhou province, is exploring new types of collateral to secure loans, while the State-owned commercial lender is devoting more...
IFA Urges Older Farmers to Adjust Working Practices
IRELAND - IFA is challenging older farmers to think more about ways they can improve their health and safety this Farm Safety Week....
Dairy Company Warns of 'Dairy Dilemma' of Impossible Choices Post Brexit
UK - At an event held this week (tuesday, 17 July) at the London School of Economics (LSE), pan-European dairy cooperative Arla Foods will warn that if the findings of a LSE report prove true, non-tariff barriers to trade and restricted access to labour...
Campaign Helps Introduce New US Beef Cut in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Promoting US beef tri-tip as a new steak cut in the Taiwanese market and working to increase US beef sales for the country’s foodservice operators, USMEF organized "2018 Steaklicious US Beef Steak Month"....
16 July 2018
Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches VetMAX MastiType qPCR Kits for Faster, Easier Mastitis Diagnosis
New multiplex qPCR kits enable veterinarians and farmers to take fast, well-informed action....
13 July 2018
CME: Retail Beef Prices Up This Month
US - The Office of the Chief Economist released the latest WASDE yesterday, following usual protocol, updating crop acres to match the USDA NASS "Acreage" report but leaving yields on their respective trend lines, according to Steiner Consulting Group,...
Cheesemakers Hit by Tariff Dispute
US - Nearly 635 million kilograms of American cheese are in cold storage in the United States. That's roughly 1.8 kilos of cheese for every American, the highest amount since record-keeping began in 1917....
NMA Highlights Discounting as Threat to Sustainability of Specialist Fresh Milk
IRELAND - IFA National Liquid Milk Chairman John Finn has said the 2017 report by the National Milk Agency, published this week, highlights the role of retail practices when it comes to keeping specialist fresh milk producers viable, and securing domestic...
Cattlemen Press for USDA Oversight at Public Meeting on Lab-Grown Fake Meat
US - Yesterday, Danielle Beck, director of government affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), used remarks at a public meeting to advocate for US Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversight of lab-grown fake meat products....
Aberdeen Angus Farmers to Benefit from Tesco's New Beef Contracts
UK - Tesco has announced it will continue its multi-million pound investment in the growth of the British Aberdeen Angus herd, with 1,600 farmers in the UK set to benefit from new 12 month contracts which will guarantee a price above the standard market...
Korean Consumers Gain Access to Cargill’s Premium, Imported Beef
SOUTH KOREA - Cargill and Seoul-based AG Meat, a specialty import meat distributor are partnering to offer premium US beef brand, Excel®, in a new concept meat store called 'It’s Meat'. At 'It’s Meat', Korean consumers can now purchase high-quality,...
Increase in Number of Dairy Cattle Out to Pasture
NETHERLANDS - The number of dairy cattle moved out to pasture rose by about 2 per cent to 1.16 million in 2017 according to provisional figures supplied by the national statistics office CBS published on Thursday....
UK Farming Unions Respond to Govt Brexit White Paper
UK - NFU Scotland, NFU, NFU Cymru and Ulster Farmers’ Union have issued a statement following the publication of today’s Brexit white paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU....
12 July 2018
CME: What Changes to be Made to US Livestock, Poultry Forecasts
US - Today (Thursday, 12 July), the monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report will be released, which is developed under the authority of the USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist using expertise across the agency and experts...
Canadian Beef Sector to Get $14m Federal Investment
CANADA - The Canadian beef sector is a strong economic driver, accounting for $9 billion in farm cash receipts in 2017. ...
Montana Hopes for Beef Deal with Chinese Retail Giant Despite Trump's Trade
US - Montana officials are hoping that a blockbuster deal with Chinese retail giant JD.com to export local beef will be possible despite the US Government's escalating trade war with China....
US Dairy Producers Fret Over Tariffs
US - Nearly 1.4 billion pounds of American cheese is in cold storage in the US. That's roughly 4 pounds of cheese for every American, the highest amount since record-keeping began in 1917....
20% of Americans Responsible for Almost Half of US Food-related GHGs
US - On any given day, 20 per cent of Americans account for nearly half of US diet-related greenhouse gas emissions, and high levels of beef consumption are largely responsible, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan and...
 
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