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17 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Red Meat, Poultry Export and Import Forecasts for 2018 Unchanged
US - Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) for December 2017, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Cattlemen Kick Off Campaign to Prevent Farms, Ranches from Being Regulated
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) yesterday kicked off a media campaign aimed at spotlighting and correcting a recent court decision that will require livestock producers to comply with laws that are only meant to apply to highly...
15 January 2018
View news from United States CME: US Beef Trade Balance with NAFTA Negative in Recent Years
US - With talk of NAFTA back on the front pages, we thought it would be best to once again provide a synopsis of the meat and livestock trade flows between US and NAFTA countries, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
12 January 2018
View news from United States Influence Feed: New Year, New Perspectives
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
11 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Steady Decline in Share of Cattle Traded Over the Years
US - According to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc., will the current shakeout in the cattle futures cause packers to increase the number of cattle they contract for forward delivery?...
10 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Exports Forecast to Increase 4.7% in 2018
US - November beef and veal exports were 260.7 million pounds (carcass wt. basis), 2.7 per cent higher than a year ago and just three million pounds shy of the record volume shipped in August, according to Steiner Consulting Division, Inc....
09 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Sharp Decline in Cattle Futures
US - The slaughter data for red meat was light, in large part due to the holiday shortened week but also the impact of extreme winter weather on some slaughter operations in the East Coast, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States November Beef Exports Strong
US - US beef export value took another step toward a likely full-year value record, according to export results released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
08 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Latest Data Reveals Steer Dressed Weights Finally Above 2016's
US - Winter weather along all the eastern US was brutal this week. Regarding red meat animal harvest and processing, the pork industry has likely faced the biggest challenges given the location of some major packing plants in that region, reports Steiner...
View news from United States DFA Applauds Missouri Governor's Support of Dairy
US - Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national cooperative owned by family farmers, applauds Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' support of the state's dairy industry....
View news from United States Livestock Outlook Positive for 2018, Farm Bureau Reports
US - Last year ended on a good note, and the 2018 outlook for livestock and poultry sectors is positive overall, according to James Robb, director and senior agricultural livestock economist for the Livestock Marketing Information Center. ...
05 January 2018
View news from United States Studies find first-line use of Draxxin® (tulathromycin) injectable solution for BRD treatment and control could reduce up to 1.8 million courses of antibiotics annually
A meta-analysis of dozens of studies published in a recent issue of Bovine Practitioner assures beef cattle producers and veterinarians that they could potentially have significantly fewer repeat treatment courses for bovine respiratory disease (BRD)...
04 January 2018
View news from United States CME: 2017 Consumer Demand for Beef Holds up Well
US - Consumer demand for beef held up well in 2017, considering slow growth in the economy, intensifying competition from more supplies of competing meats and the developments in consumer tastes and preferences for new food products or dietary diversity,...
View news from United States DFA Foundation Donates Milk to Those in Need
US - Through its DFA Cares Foundation, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, is making good use of Northeast Area milk by donating one truckload, or the equivalent of approximately 4,300 gallons of milk,...
View news from United States NCBA, Cattle Genetics Experts Team Up for 2018 Genetic Webinar Series
US - Cattle genetics will be the focus of a new set of webinars to help cattlemen and women better use the tool in their operations. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is teaming up with six genetics specialists from across the country to offer...
View news from United States Alfalfa Loss? Annual Ryegrass a Win
US - Meet alfalfa, a perennial legume used mainly as high-quality feed for dairy cattle. Alfalfa is also used as feed for beef cattle, horses, sheep, and goats. ...
03 January 2018
View news from United States CME: Improved Demand for Beef, Pork Cuts Expected
US - Packers and retails will work with a short week and, in the near term, this should be supportive of wholesale product values, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
02 January 2018
View news from United States Influence Feed: Harassment in the Spotlight
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
29 December 2017
View news from United States CME: Cattle on Feed Supplies Continue Increasing
US - Cattle on feed supplies continue to increase, a function of larger calf crops in 2016 and in 2017, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
28 December 2017
View news from United States CME: Boneless Beef Inventory Down 9.6% at November End
US - The supply of red meat and poultry in cold storage is higher than a year ago but the drawdown in stocks during November suggests demand remains in good shape, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
21 December 2017
View news from United States CME: December On-feed Count Likely at 7.5% Compared to 2016
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will release their monthly "Cattle on Feed" report this Friday at noon Eastern Time (earlier in the day than normal), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
20 December 2017
View news from United States CME: Significant Margin Compression of Retail Beef Price Spread for Traditional Retailers
US - We remind readers that USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will release three major livestock-related reports this Friday at noon (Eastern Time): monthly "Cattle on Feed", monthly "Cold Storage", and "Quarterly Hogs and Pigs". This...
19 December 2017
View news from United States CME: Recent Pullback in Cattle Futures
US - US consumers have enjoyed lower prices for beef, pork and chicken this year and, based on current trends in wholesale markets, the trend is likely to continue in the new year, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States NCBA Says Final Tax-Reform Legislation Takes 'Sizeable Bite' Out of Death Tax
US - After much debating, Congress has released a final tax-reform bill, wherein some personal exemptions will be eliminated while also increasing standard deductions....
14 December 2017
View news from United States CME: Beef Production Forecast to Rise in 2018
US - The latest USDA WASDE forecasts contained some downward revisions for the 2017 supply outlook while making some modest upward revisions to 2018, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
13 December 2017
View news from United States Johne's Disease Requires Vigilant Management Effort to Eradicate
ANALYSIS - Johne's disease is a very robust and resistant bacteria that requires a routine, vigilant management effort to remove it from the herd and keep it out, says Dr. Scott Leibsle, Idaho Deputy State Veterinarian....
View news from United States CME: 2017 Ground Beef Retail Activity Index up About 7%
US - The price of 50CL beef trim Monday night was quoted at just under $50/cwt, down from the mid 70s that the market was trading in early November but still as much as 50 per cent higher than it was a year ago, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR...
12 December 2017
View news from United States CME: Livestock Futures Markets Lower During W49
US - In the cash markets, last week’s fed steer (live) prices were lower but remained above 2016 (up 7.3 per cent), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
 
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