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16 April 2021
CME update: cattle futures end lower as slaughter and export numbers disappoint
US live and feeder cattle futures ended lower on 15 April, falling back from major gains last week....
15 April 2021
US beef and cattle prices are rising on stronger-than-normal seasonal demand
Beef and beef cattle prices are experiencing an upward trend as the US economy emerges from a year-long pandemic, writes Adam Russell with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. ...
Drifting apart? European firms battle to reach UK clients
Trading rules and routes between the United Kingdom and European Union have become more complex after the 31 December Brexit deadline and are set to become more stringent in the months ahead....
14 April 2021
Virtual cook-along showcases British beef in Singapore
Chefs and importers in Singapore have had the chance to sample British beef as part of a series of virtual events run by AHDB to target the all-important market....
13 April 2021
Brazil’s beef packers halt production as cattle prices skyrocket and demand shrinks
Brazilian beef packers are suspending production in selected locations, as a rise in costs that cannot be passed through to consumer prices have squeezed their margins....
CME update: cattle contracts end in negative territory
Cattle futures on the Chicago Mercantile exchange closed lower on 12 April after hitting a 15-month high on 8 April....
China’s meat imports for March surpass 1 million tonnes
Customs data from China shows that the country imported 1.02 million tonnes of meat in March, the highest monthly volume since at least January 2020....
12 April 2021
New Zealand’s Synlait Milk CEO to step down amid economic uncertainty
Synlait Milk Ltd says that its chief executive, Leon Clement, will step down at the end of April and that the company’s co-founder would take an interim leadership role....
CME update: live cattle futures ease after a week of surging cash cattle and beef prices
US live cattle futures fell on 9 April as basis between cash cattle and futures narrowed....
09 April 2021
CME update: live cattle futures falter after climbing in the first half of the week
US live cattle futures stepped back on 8 April after making gains earlier this week, despite continued strength in beef cut-outs and the cash market....
08 April 2021
CME update: live cattle futures gain ground as demand remains steady
US live cattle futures rose on 7 April, with boxed beef leading the market higher....
07 April 2021
CME update: live cattle futures climb on sustained beef demand
US live cattle futures rose on 6 April, supported by strong consumer beef demand and a firming cash beef market....
06 April 2021
CME update: live cattle futures set new contract highs as demand surges
Strong meat demand pushed US live cattle futures to new contract highs on 5 April....
02 April 2021
CME update: live cattle futures retreat from previous highs
CME live cattle futures closed lower on 1 April as traders booked profits ahead of the long Easter weekend....
01 April 2021
CME update: US feeder cattle futures face pressure from grains complex
US feeder cattle futures dropped on 31 March, reacting to limit-up gains in corn and soybean futures that will translate to higher livestock feed costs as grain users compete for tight supplies....
31 March 2021
CME update: rally in live cattle futures pauses
US cattle futures closed lower on 30 March as traders paused to see if the cash cattle market would keep pace....
30 March 2021
CME update: firm beef prices lead cattle futures higher
Benchmark live cattle futures on the CME climbed to a contract high on 29 March, led by firming wholesale beef prices as the summer grilling season approaches....
29 March 2021
France's lockdown vice? Cheese
French households feasted on cheese last year as they turned to home cooking and sought gastronomic comfort during coronavirus lockdowns that shuttered the restaurant trade....
25 March 2021
Brexit's impact on the UK meat industry extends beyond "teething problems", says industry group
New Impact Report from the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) reveals the real cost of Brexit to the UK meat industry. ...
19 March 2021
New AHDB report examines the UK's future food trade with the US
New analysis highlights the risks and the opportunities a new trade deal with the US may bring for UK food and farming....
18 March 2021
Despite uncertain outlook for US agriculture markets, University of Missouri analysts are optimistic
Farm income could decline in 2021, in spite of large increases in the value of crop and livestock sales, according to the latest analysis of national and global agricultural trends from the University of Missouri....
17 March 2021
Japan temporarily sets higher tariffs on US beef imports
Japan is temporarily raising tariffs on US beef imports as volumes have exceeded levels agreed to between the two nations for the fiscal year ending on 31 March....
10 March 2021
The EU's suspension of tariffs on Airbus and Boeing could be good for ag sector
The EU's decision to suspend all tariffs linked to the Airbus and Boeing trade disputes is a very encouraging signal for the EU farming community, says Copa and Cogeca. ...
EU says it agrees post-Brexit WTO agriculture quotas with US
The European Union and the United States have concluded negotiations to adjust the EU's World Trade Organisation agricultural quotas following Britain's exit from the bloc, the European Commission said....
04 March 2021
Australia's NFF says that farmgate output of $100 billion by 2030 is possible
As the Australian government forecasts the best year on record for the agriculture sector, the National Farmers Federation says that farmgate output could rise to $100 billion by 2030....
03 March 2021
American Farm Bureau voices support for cattle market transparency
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFB) is calling on lawmakers to require increased transparency in US cattle markets. ...
02 March 2021
CME update: live cattle futures hit five-week low on technical selling and weak beef prices
Technical selling on 1 March drove CME live cattle futures to their lowest prices in more than five weeks....
Weak US dollar benefits some farm commodities, but not all
Fluctuating currency values can boost export opportunities for many agricultural commodities, but they can create headwinds for others - new CoBank report. ...
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