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14 February 2020
View news from United States CME: Mexican Domestic Beef Consumption Remains Fairly Stable
US - The Mexico office of the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service issued an update last week on the Mexican livestock industry and we thought this is a good time to offer our readers a primer of this important market for the US meat industry, writes Steiner...
13 February 2020
View news from United States CME: Per Capita Beef Consumption Expected to Decline
US - USDA issued its monthly update of supply/demand projections for 2020. If you were looking at this latest report for a hint of the details in the US-China phase 1 deal, then you will probably be disappointed, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR...
View news from United States US cattle futures rise as part of broad commodity strength
US live cattle futures closed higher on 12 February after a four-moth low as fears over the impact of China’s coronavirus outbreak subside. ...
View news from United States Demonstrating high on-farm standards through One Health Certified
A new programme administered by the National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education (NIAMRRE), offers livestock producers a new way to demonstrate their on-farm health, welfare and sustainability standards....
12 February 2020
View news from United States Second EVP opens enrolment for cow-calf practitioners
The University of Illinois, in collaboration with Iowa State University, is accepting registrations for the Executive Veterinary Programme (EVP) in Beef Cattle Health Management....
11 February 2020
View news from United States CME: US Imports Measurable Amounts of Beef in CY19
US - In calendar year 2019, the US imported measurable amounts of beef from 18 countries, based on summarising the monthly data provided by USDA’s Economic Research Service, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States President’s Budget Shortchanges Farm Programmes for Fourth Year in a Row
US - President Donald Trump yesterday released his proposed spending for fiscal year 2021. The $4.8 trillion budget would cut both mandatory and discretionary funding for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other federal agencies while boosting...
View news from United States Cattle Producers Ready to Capitalise on Expanded Access in Asia
US - Expanded opportunities for US beef exports were top-of-mind for thousands of cattle producers and other beef industry leaders who gathered in San Antonio last week for the annual Cattle Industry Convention. ...
10 February 2020
View news from United States CME: Total Beef Exports for December Up from Last Month
US - Monthly trade statistics were released by USDA FAS on a product weight basis on 5 February 2020. The next day, USDA ERS released trade statistics on a carcass weight basis, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States US Beef Export Value Again Tops $8 Billion
US - Exports of US beef were below the previous year’s record levels, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
View news from United States Merck Animal Health launches Nasalgen 3
Three-way vaccine offers longest duration of immunity against IBR...
07 February 2020
View news from United States Manure Innovation Challenge final pitches at the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit in San Francisco
The Animal AgTech Innovation Summit will host the final of the Manure Innovation Challenge, organised by The Yield Lab Institute for early-stage companies to advance innovative manure-management technologies....
06 February 2020
View news from United States Beef Quality Assurance Online Modules Updated to Boost Realism, Ease of Use
US - Building on its updated National Manual launched in Summer 2019, the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) programme has updated its online training modules to make them more realistic and useful....
View news from United States Tyson Reports Decreased Sales Volume Due to Reduced Live Cattle Harvest Capacity
US - Tyson Foods today reported that beef sales volume decreased due to a reduction in live cattle harvest capacity as a result of a fire that caused the temporary closure of a production facility for the majority of the first quarter of fiscal 2020....
05 February 2020
View news from United States NFU Pushes Back on Trump's State of the Union Claims
Rural America hasn’t Felt the “Great American Comeback” touted by Trump...
View news from United States Cargill Conducts Voluntary Recall of Single Lot of Transition Pellet Due to Elevated Levels of Monensin
US - Cargill’s animal nutrition business is conducting a voluntary recall of a single lot (382 bags, 50 lb each) of NutreBeef® Transition Pellet (MH) beef cattle feed because the product may contain mispackaged feed with elevated levels of monensin....
View news from United States Walmart’s entrance into beef supply chain not expected to drive near term changes to cattle industry
If beef strategy proven successful, more significant investments, vertical integration and market entrants may follow....
04 February 2020
View news from United States CME: Little Impetus for Growth in US Cattle Industry
US - According to the latest USDA semi-annual 'Cattle Inventory' report, the total inventory of cattle and calves as of 1 January 2020 was estimated to be 94.413 million head, 0.4 percent lower than the previous year, reports Steiner Consulting Group,...
View news from United States USDA Issues Third and Final Round of Trade Assistance
US National Farmers Union lobbies for long-term solutions for the farm economy's woes. ...
03 February 2020
View news from United States CME: Year-on-year Declines Expected for Almost All Categories of US Cattle Herd
US - USDA published its semi-annual estimates of the US cattle herd and various inventory subgroupings on Friday (31 January), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Exports, Imports Help Bring Value to Beef Industry: Cattlemen’s Beef Board CEO
US - Beef exports and imports are certainly a challenging topic to tackle for American cattle farmers and ranchers, but are an integral part of the beef industry in the United States, says Greg Hanes, Cattlemen’s Beef Board CEO....
30 January 2020
View news from United States USMCA Nears Completion with US President's Signature
US - During a ceremony held yesterday (29 January) at the White House, President Donald Trump signed the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) into law. Though the agreement has already been approved by Mexico, it will not be fully implemented until it is...
29 January 2020
View news from United States CME: December Commercial Cattle Slaughter Higher Than a Year Ago
US - USDA released the official statistics for the month of December last week and with that we are able to calculate the production numbers for all of 2019, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States US Beef Industry Sustainability Framework Recognises JBS USA's Supply Chain Stewardship
JBS USA becomes first beef company to achieve recognition for supply chains stewardship and sustainability. ...
View news from United States Organic Farm Advantages in Biodiversity, Profits Depend on Location
US - For organic farms, size matters: not so much the size of the farm itself, but the size of the neighboring fields....
28 January 2020
View news from United States CME: Latest COF Report In-line with Pre-report Estimates
US - Before we dive into Friday’s "Cattle on Feed" report, a highlight from last week was the volume of slaughter cows hitting a five year high, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Coronavirus fears cause falls on daily limits for US hogs and cattle
US hog and cattle contracts fell on their daily trading limits on 27 January, hitting multi-month lows on fears about the spread of a coronavirus in China....
27 January 2020
View news from United States CME: Cold Storage of Red Meat, Poultry Up from a Year Ago
US - USDA released the monthly 'Cold Storage' report on 22 January 2020, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
 
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