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26 May 2017
View news from United States CME: Total Beef Shipments During W20 Up About 3%
US - The latest official monthly export data available is for the month of March and we will have to wait until 2 June for the April data to become available, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Call for Congress to Address 'Sue and Settle' Abuse
US - If family ranching operations and rural economies are going to survive another generation, Congress must address the problem of so-called "sue and settle" abuse. That’s the message that Darcy Helmick, Land Manager for Simplot Land & Livestock,...
25 May 2017
View news from United States CME: Participants Actively Preparing for COF Report
US - The next "Cattle on Feed" report will be released during trading hours on Friday, which is a bit unusual and something that market participants likely are actively preparing for, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Tyson Teams Up with World Resources Institute on Environmental Goals
US - As part of its deeper commitment to sustainable food production, Tyson Foods, Inc. has announced a collaboration with the World Resources Institute (WRI) to develop industry leading, science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) and outcome-based water conservation...
24 May 2017
View news from United States US President's Budget an Assault on Farm Safety Net, Rural Communities, Says NFU
US - President Donald J. Trump issued a detailed fiscal year 2018 federal budget proposal yesterday (23 May), recommending drastic cuts to agricultural and rural related agencies and programmes....
View news from United States Fall Calving Season May Yield Higher Returns for Southeastern Beef Producers
US - The vast majority of cow-calf producers in Tennessee and the Southeast using a defined calving season have long favored spring calving; however, researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have evaluated the risk and returns...
23 May 2017
View news from United States CME: Fed Cattle Futures on W20/2017 Close on Firm Note
US - Fed cattle futures closed last week on a firm note, with the August contract up 140 points and the Jun-Aug spread now at the lowest point since last November, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Cattlemen Applaud Gov Branstad's Confirmation as Ambassador to China
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has applauded the confirmation of Governor Terry Branstad as Ambassador to China, saying that he is the "ideal person to help facilitate the US beef industry’s return to the Chinese market."...
View news from United States Research Suggests Eating Beans Instead of Beef Would Sharply Reduce GHGs
US - A team of researchers from four American universities says the key to reducing harmful greenhouse gases (GHG) in the short term is more likely to be found on the dinner plate than at the gas pump....
22 May 2017
View news from United States CME: Latest Data on Fed Cattle Weights a Shocker
US - The latest data on fed cattle weights was a real shocker, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States A Look at the Economics of Parasite Control
Research and real-life support the economic importance of controlling parasites in grazing cattle....
17 May 2017
View news from United States CME: What Actual Beef Cuts do Surge in Cutout Values Contribute?
US - In Monday's Daily Livestock Report we highlighted graphically the run up during the last two weeks in the cash (negotiated) boxed beef cutout value, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Study: Economic Ripple Effect of Livestock Operations in Indiana
ANALYSIS - If you've driven through the US state of Indiana, it’s no surprise that it ranks in the top 10 agricultural states, but what is surprising is that Indiana livestock operations, including beef cattle and dairy, are seeing significant growth...
View news from United States Livestock Industry Calls for Relief from EPA’s Overly Burdensome Regulations
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council filed comments this week to the EPA calling for immediate action on several burdensome regulations the agency put forward under previous Administrations....
16 May 2017
View news from United States Cattlemen: Reopening of China to US Beef Beneficial for Cattle Producers
US - The Trump administration announced a 10-part deal with China, wherein the latter has agreed to re-open its doors to US beef imports by mid-July. The US has, in return, agreed to open its market to Chinese cooked poultry....
View news from United States Cattlemen Applaud Establishment of USDA Undersecretary for Trade Position
US - Last week, US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the creation of an undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs in the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), a recognition of the ever-increasing importance of international...
15 May 2017
View news from United States CME: Cash Fed Cattle Prices Down in W19/2017
US - After surging during late April and the first week of May, cash fed cattle prices declined last week by several dollars per cwt, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Trump Declares War on Environmental Regulations
US - Under the Trump administration, budgets are being cut and regulatory powers curtailed for federal bodies across the board – but none more so than the Environmental Protection Agency. What does this mean for US farmers and producers? Rachel Lane...
11 May 2017
View news from United States Livestock Industry Shines Spotlight on Use of Grazing to Prevent Wildfires
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council today kicked off a media and advertising campaign that will shine a spotlight on how grazing on public lands helps to mitigate the risk of catastrophic wildfires – the leading...
View news from United States OTA Opposes Further Delay of Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is delaying the effective date of the rule published on 19 January 2017, for an additional six months to 14 November 2017, to allow time for further consideration by USDA....
10 May 2017
View news from United States CME: Beef Demand from Domestic, Export Interests on the Upswing
US - Beef demand from both domestic and export interests has been on the upswing since late last year and cattle feeders have not been shy about exploiting the situation, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Farm Bureau Applauds EPA’s Water Rule Outreach
US - Yesterday, American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall praised the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to collaborate closely with governors regarding revision of the Waters of the United States rule....
09 May 2017
View news from United States CME: Slaughter Cattle Market Wild Ride in W18/2017
US - Last week’s slaughter cattle market was a wild ride. The same could be said for the first week in May of 2016, so it seems that week of the year is prone to some excitement, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
08 May 2017
View news from United States US Beef Exports Remain Strong
US - US pork and beef exports capped a strong first quarter with excellent March results that included a new record volume for pork, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
View news from United States CME: Largest Monthly Beef Export Volume Witnessed in March
US - US red meat and poultry exports were explosive in March, with both export volume and revenue up in double digits compared to year ago levels, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
04 May 2017
View news from United States CME: June Fed Cattle Futures Contract Up 15%
US - The June fed cattle futures contract closed yesterday at $127.05/cwt., a whopping $17 (+15 per cent) higher than where it was priced about a month ago, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
01 May 2017
View news from United States CME: Surge in Cash Cattle Prices During W17/2017
US - Cash cattle prices surged last week as packers chased limited supplies of market-ready animals, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Cargill to Sell Remaining Cattle Feed Yards in Colorado, Kansas
US - Cargill has reached an agreement to sell its beef cattle feed yards at Leoti, Kansas, and Yuma, Colorado, to Omaha-based Green Plains Inc., a vertically integrated ethanol producer with existing feed yards at Kismet, Kansas, and Hereford, Texas....
 
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