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27 November 2018
View news from United States CME: Snow Storm Disrupts Livestock, Product Movement
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that a major snow storm went through key livestock production regions over the weekend, causing significant disruption to the movement of product and livestock....
26 November 2018
View news from United States CME: 2.2m Head of Cattle on Feed Placed in October
US - USDA released the results of its latest surveys covering the number of cattle on feed in feedlots with +1000 head capacity as well as the supply red meat and poultry in cold storage, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
23 November 2018
View news from United States CME: Significant Deterioration for Dairy Production Margins
US - We thought it might be opportune to focus on cow slaughter numbers and the impact this may be having on the market for lean grinding beef, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Students Score Big in Cattle Ranch Challenge
US - The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has announced the winning teams in its fall Purple Plow Challenge, Cattle Ranch Riddle....
20 November 2018
View news from United States CME: More Cattle Placed into US Feedlots During October
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will publish the monthly "Cattle on Feed" report tomorrow (21 November), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
16 November 2018
View news from United States CME: Feeder Cattle Auction Receipts for October Up 4.3%
US - USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) reports weekly feeder cattle sales volumes around the nation in their report SJ LS850. This can give a preliminary indication about trends in cattle moving into feedlots, according to Steiner Consulting...
View news from United States US Beef Exports Remain Solid
US - US beef exports remained very strong in September while pork exports continued to be impacted by retaliatory duties in China and Mexico, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF. Beef exports cooled from the record results posted...
07 November 2018
View news from United States Research: Can new marker identify mastitis resistance?
New research to study what genetically separates dairy cows that are more resistant to mastitis versus those that are more susceptible has identified a new marker that could be the key, according to Dr. Gina Pighetti, associate professor at the University...
01 November 2018
View news from United States CME: Choice Cattle Prices Parallel Decline in Choice Beef Values
US - One of the surprises in the cattle and beef markets so far this year is the avoidance of a collapse in Choice beef prices at the wholesale level during the second half of the year, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
31 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Fewer Cattle Moving to Slaughter Plants in September
US - One less weekday for marketing cattle in September versus a year earlier framed the theme of fewer cattle moving to slaughter plants last month, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Weaning Time: 'House of Horrors' for Young Calves
US - Come weaning time, there’s a seemingly never-ending house of horrors awaiting young calves....
30 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Demand High This Year
US - Red meat and poultry production numbers were published last Thursday and this helps add a few more data points to the supply/demand picture for the month of September, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Industry-first Robotic Cattle Driver Improves Animal Welfare, Employee Safety
US - Cargill has developed an industry-first robotic cattle driver aimed at improving animal welfare and employee safety....
29 October 2018
View news from United States Zoetis Influence Feed: Food scientists speak up
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...
View news from United States NCBA to Reiterate Unwavering Support for USDA Oversight of Lab-Grown Fake Meat
US - Last week, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) highlighted the food safety and product labeling expertise of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) during a two-day public meeting on lab-grown fake meat....
View news from United States NIFA Invests in Research to Maintain Healthy Agricultural Animals
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced support for research to help maintain healthy agricultural animals. The funding is made possible through NIFA's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative...
26 October 2018
View news from United States Get more parasite coverage this fall
Four tips for getting the most parasite control...
25 October 2018
View news from United States Taking ownership of your career development
An editorial by Roxanne Lagano Chief HR Officer at Zoetis...
22 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Latest COF Inventory Data Likely to be Viewed as Bullish
US - Futures market participants will likely view the latest cattle on feed inventory data as bullish for the late winter/early spring market, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
19 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Steer, Heifer Slaughter Outside of Commercial Feedlot Marketings Struggles to Increase
US - The primary component of beef production comes from federally inspected steer and heifer slaughter. Commercial feedlots provide the majority of those animals, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States UC Davis Leads National Cow Genomics Effort
US - The cattle industry is the largest agricultural commodity in the United States, generating more than $100 billion in farm cash receipts in 2016. ...
View news from United States Cattlemen see more ‘Green’ in spring by grazing stockers on wheat
To further capitalise on the average daily gain wheat pasture offers stockers, Dr Reuter recommends cattlemen leverage an implant program as well as incorporate an ionophore....
18 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Cattle Placed During September About the Same as a Year Ago
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is scheduled to release this Friday the monthly "Cattle on Feed" report of feedlots with a capacity of 1000 head or more....
17 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Demand Strong in Domestic, International Markets
US - USDA ERS released monthly retail meat prices last week for the month of September. Most major animal proteins showed a month over month decline in retail values with the exception of turkey, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
16 October 2018
View news from United States CME: Beef Production for W42 Estimated to be Higher Compared to Last Year
US - While overall meat supplies in the US continue to expand, growth last week was up just 2 per cent compared to a year ago, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
15 October 2018
View news from United States Department of Transportation Petitioned for Hours of Service Flexibility
US - Today, organizations representing livestock, bee, and fish haulers across the country submitted a petition to the Department of Transportation (DOT) requesting additional flexibility on Hours of Service (HOS) requirements. ...
View news from United States CME: 2019 Per Capita Beef Consumption Forecast to Rise
US - Below are highlights from the latest USDA WASDE report as provided by Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
12 October 2018
View news from United States Study Reveals Clay Supplements in Dairy Cows Improve Immune Response to Aflatoxin Challenge
US - In the fight against aflatoxin, dairy producers often turn to sequestering agents such as clay to reduce transference of the toxin into milk. It's an effective tactic, but a new study from the University of Illinois shows that clay has additional...
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