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Beef Newsletter - 20th August 2008

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Wednesday 20th August 2008
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Welcome to this week's newsletter

* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 7 new features this week:
Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health
Understanding Data Takes Time, Focus and Dedication
By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, North Dakota State University Extension Service. It takes data and, with the evaluation and understanding of that data, producers can implement managerial change that brings with it good net returns.
Fighting Illegal Imports to Beat Disease Threat
The threat of exotic animal diseases entering a country has led to a raft of legislation from most authorities preventing the illegal import of animal products, writes TheCattleSite senior editor, Chris Harris.
Genomics, Phenomics Research Paves the Way for Improved Animal Health and Productivity
By Laura McGinnis, Sharon Durham, Ann Perry, Jan Suszkiw, Alfredo Flores and Don Comis, Agricultural Research Service Information Staff. The Agricultural Research Service’s genomics and phenomics research is laying the foundation for future livestock production improvements.
US Beef and Dairy Outlook Report - August 2008
By U.S.D.A, Economic Research Service - This article is an extract from the August 2008: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook Report.
World Agricultural Production - August 2008
This report prepared by the USDA FAS International Production Assessment Branch reflects official USDA estimates released in the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE-460) August, 2008.
Canadian Cattle Statistics August 2008
By Statistics Canada. Canada’s national cattle herd continued to decline during 2007, as exports to the United States accelerated. Cattlemen reported 15.2 million heads on their farms, down by 4.3%, from the previous year.
US Feed Outlook
By ERS USDA. This monthly report examines supply, use, prices, and trade for feed grains, including supply and demand prospects in major importing and exporting countries. Focuses on corn; also contains information on sorghum, barley, oats, and hay.
Agco Product Solutions
* Global Beef Cattle Industry News

   General

 » BSE NEWS: Disease Returns to Alberta
 » BLUETONGUE: England to become Protection Zone

   United States

 » The Finer Points of Summer Grazing
 » U.S. - Canadian Cattle Inventory Down Slightly
 » Planning for Profitability In Ethanol Era´
 » In The Cattle Markets
 » Novartis Turns Glare to Emerging Pathogen
 » U.S. Beef Demand Surges
 » "Slick" Gene Helps Cattle Beat the Heat
 » Figures Reveal How Livestock Benefits From Ethanol
 » Anthrax Hits South Dakota Cattle Herds
 » Focus Dams Top Limousin Breed
 » Weekly US Cattle Outlook - Good Corn and Soybean Crop Estimates
 » US Riding High with Beef and Pork Exports
 » US Advisory Committee Meet Over Meat Safety
 » Weekly Outlook: Mixed Signals on Corn and Soybean
 » NBAF Would Protect Kansas Livestock
 » Ethanol Concerns Livestock and Poultry Producers
 » TB Marketing Costs Tool Developed in the US
 » Weekly Roberts Report
 » U.S. – Canadian Cattle Inventory Down 1 Percent
 » US Beef Industry to Tackle E.coli Bug
 » Cargill Reports Fourth-quarter Earnings
DuPont Animal Health Solutions
   United Kingdom

 » New BSE Test Could Help Allay Meat Safety Fears
 » Defra Cost-Sharing Plans Headage Fee
 » Scottish Beef Icon Back at Work
 » Autumn BTV8 Explosion Could Spell Disaster
 » Avoid TB Skin Test After Bluetongue Vaccination
 » Demand for Meat Falls in GB
 » Scottish Beef and the Bite of the Credit Crunch
 » Poultry Products Poison Cattle
 » Don't Delay - Book Older Cattle Today
 » Animal Landscape Set for a Change
 » England to be Bluetongue Protection Zone in September

   Germany

 » Record Booking for EuroTier 2008
Claas - Time for new rules
   Korea, South

 » Korea Gobbling Up US Beef
 » SKorea Parliament Ends US Beef Deadlock

   Australia

 » Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
 » ABA Concern Over Beef Section Dishonesty

   Canada

 » BSE in Alberta

   Netherlands

 » Dutch Urged to Vaccinate

   Brazil

 » Brazil's Replacement Market Calms
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That's all for this week!

Ed.

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