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04 December 2018
View news from Global Japan, Uruguay Agree to Export Beef to Each Other
JAPAN & URUGUAY - Japan and Uruguay agreed Sunday to allow each other's beef imports as a way of expanding bilateral trade during the first visit by a Japanese leader to the Latin American country....
View news from Thailand Yili to Take Control of Thai Ice Cream Maker
THAILAND - Dairy products maker Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd is planning to buy a 96.46 per cent stake in Thailand-based ice cream and frozen foods manufacturer the Chomthana Co Ltd for $80.56 million to further expand its reach in the...
View news from Global Maple Leaf Joins Global CEOs to Urge Greater Action on Climate Change
GLOBAL - Maple Leaf Foods reinforced its commitment to environmental leadership as one of 50 major global businesses, and the only protein company, which have published an open letter to the world's governments urging greater collaboration in the fight...
View news from Argentina Argentine Plans E-market Platform for Ag Products in China
ARGENTINA - As the founder and CEO of Pampa Corporation, Juan Uriburu is planning to move Argentine agricultural products through an e-commerce platform much like Jack Ma’s Alibaba....
03 December 2018
View news from United States CME: Price Premium for Feeder Steers Make Impressive Statement
US - The price premium for feeder steers over fed steers this year has made an impressive statement about the optimism within the cattle industry this year, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States NCBA Welcomes USMCA Signing; Will Work with Congress to Secure Passage
US - Last Friday, the leaders of the United States, Mexico, and Canada signed the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on the sidelines of the G-20 meeting in Argentina. ...
View news from United Kingdom Deadline Approaching for Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme
SCOTLAND, UK - Eligible farmers and crofters are reminded to apply to the Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme (SSBSS) before the deadline of 31 December 2018....
View news from Ireland IFA President Says Ag Minister Must Publish List of Factories Found Breaking Trim Rules
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said there is a responsibility on Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, to release the names of the meat factory plants which have been fined for breaching regulations on carcase trim....
View news from European Union ADM shines a light on its additive portfolio at EuroTier
The Cattle Site spoke to Andrew Carlson, vice president of global feed additives and ingredients, ADM, at the ever-growing trade show in Hanover. ...
View news from Indonesia China's Mengniu Opens Dairy Factory in Indonesia
INDONESIA - China's leading dairy firm Mengniu on Thursday opened a factory in Indonesia's West Java province's Cikarang industrial zone....
View news from Argentina Argentina, China to Sign New Beef Deal After G20 Summit
ARGENTINA - About 55 per cent of Argentina's beef exports are now destined for China, according to the Institute for Promotion of Argentine Beef, or IPCVA....
View news from Sudan South Sudan Hopes to Start Exporting Livestock Products by 2040, Reports Official
SUDAN - South Sudan is implementing 28 livestock development projects in a bid to boost quality of the country's untapped livestock resources and begin export by 2040, a senior government official said....
View news from Morocco US Beef Now Eligible for Morocco
MOROCCO - US beef and beef products are now eligible for export to Morocco. ...
28 November 2018
View news from United Kingdom Mycoplasma Mastitis Huge Threat in UK & EU
Mycoplasma bovis is an ongoing threat to dairy and beef herds in the UK and Europe, infecting cows not only with mastitis, but manifesting itself in joints or the middle ear and also infecting calves, according to Colin Lindsay, practicing veterinarian,...
View news from Germany Zoetis presents SmartBow cow monitoring system at EuroTier in Hanover
Zoetis teams presented the new dairy cow monitoring system, Smartbow at the 13th EuroTier event in Hanover, Germany....
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....
View news from Afghanistan Afghan Farmers Grappling Drought Urgently Need Seed, Animal Feed Support
AFGHANISTAN - A new drought response plan will help 1.4 million of the most vulnerable drought-affected people in Afghanistan during the coming winter season and into April next year, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced...
View news from Global FrieslandCampina Initiates Nutrition Survey Among Children in SE Asia
SOUTHEAST ASIA - FrieslandCampina announced the initiation of the second Southeast Asia Nutrition Survey (SEANUTS II). ...
View news from China Feihe Dairy Finds Right Formula for Growth
CHINA - Feihe Dairy, a domestic leader in infant and toddler formula production, has attributed its recent strong growth to consumers' deeper pockets, a commitment to quality and reforms in the dairy industry....
View news from China China Continues to Improve Animal Welfare
CHINA - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will continue cooperating with China on farm animal welfare to help improve animal health and food safety, the organization's China representative said....
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....
View news from United Kingdom Dairy Farmers Urged to Speak Up for Fair Contract Terms
UK - On Friday (23 November), the four UK farming unions urged all dairy farmers to engage with the forthcoming government consultation on dairy contracts to make their voice heard and speak up for a more effective dairy supply chain, with fairer terms...
View news from United Kingdom Confirmation of Arla Foods Milk Price for December
UK - The Arla Foods amba on-account price will reduce, with effect from 1 December 2018, by 1 eurocent per kg. When applied to the UK manufacturing litre it equates to a reduction of 0.89 pence per litre, taking the UK standard litre to 31.57 pence....
View news from United Kingdom Thousands Trained to Support Meat Supply Chain
UK - More than 6,000 people have passed AHDB Meat Education Programme (MEP) training modules, to improve the skills of workers supporting the beef and lamb supply chain....
View news from United Kingdom Important Step Towards Measuring, Managing & Monitoring Beef, Lamb's Environmental Credentials
UK - Three meat levy bodies have jointly commissioned a new project to pave the way for a sustainability framework for livestock production in Great Britain....
View news from China Dozens Held Over Injection of Water into Cattle Before Slaughter
CHINA - Twenty-nine suspects were arrested and 20 of them were held in criminal detention for manufacturing and selling water-injected beef, local police in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, said on Wednesday....
View news from Global Food Diversity Expresses Cultural Heritage; Key for Healthy Diets
GLOBAL - Tackling hunger and malnutrition requires investing in local agricultural production to bring greater diversity to people's diets, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said over the weekend....
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....
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