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08 May 2019
View news from United States CME: Wholesale Beef Prices Under Pressure During W17, W18
US - Wholesale beef prices have come under some pressure in the last two weeks, negatively impacting the fed cattle values, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
03 May 2019
View news from United States CME: Slaughter Cow Prices Up Sharply in late April
US - Slaughter (cull) cow prices jumped sharply in late April, which was surprising relative to normal season price trends for cows at this time of year, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
02 May 2019
View news from United States CME: Choice Boxed Beef Prices Strong During W1-W17/2019
US - Choice boxed beef prices have been strong in the first 17 weeks of 2019, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
01 May 2019
View news from United States CME: Several Factors Affect Cattle Industry in 2019
US - Tight hay stocks, poor feedlot performance, and strong winter storms have taken its toll on many throughout the cattle industry this year, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
30 April 2019
View news from United States CME: Total Commercial Cattle Slaughter in March Down
US - The official USDA-NASS statistics for US beef, pork and poultry production were released last week, which allows us to finalise the numbers for Q1 supplies, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
25 April 2019
View news from United States CME: US Beef Exports from Jan-March Down Compared to 2018
US - The regular weekly update on US beef and pork exports was published this morning and below we offer a brief recap, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
24 April 2019
View news from United States CME: Red Meat, Poultry Report Likely Construed as Bullish
US - The total inventory of beef, pork, chicken and turkey at the end of March was 2.373 billion pounds, 1.5 percent lower than a year ago but still 7.6 percent higher than the five year average, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Extended performance of 200-day implant delivers opportunity for grazing cattle
Operating as an extension of their customers’ ranches and taking a “pure investor” approach to the cattle business makes the decision to implant cattle on grass a no-brainer for Maurice Janda, the feedyard manager at Graham Land & Cattle Co....
23 April 2019
View news from United States CME: COF Primary Report Stats Mostly In-line with Pre-report Estimates
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a monthly "Cattle on Feed" report last Thursday. The primary report statistics were mostly in-line with industry pre-report estimates, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
View news from United States February Exports Below Year-Ago Levels for US Beef
US - February exports of US pork and beef fell below last year’s levels while lamb exports trended higher, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
View news from United States USDA Announces Enhancements to Livestock, Dairy Insurance Programmes
US - USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) yesterday announced several enhancements to insurance programmes that will provide a more efficient level of coverage for livestock and dairy producers. ...
22 April 2019
View news from United States Land O'Lakes SUSTAIN - The Farmer Stewards: Rick Clark Land and Cattle and Brad and Cathy Reece
When farmers take steps to improve air, soil and water quality, it not only has a positive impact on their communities, but also on their farm businesses and on the planet....
18 April 2019
View news from United States CME: Feeder Cattle Prices at Premium
US - Feeder cattle prices are generally determined by the confluence of Choice slaughter cattle prices and the cost of feed needed to produce an animal of appropriate weight and grade (finish), according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
17 April 2019
View news from United States CME: Canadian Cattle on Feed Notably Above a Year Ago in Q1/2019
US - The Canadian "Cattle on Feed" report was released last week, covering the month of March, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
16 April 2019
View news from United States CME: Average Feature Price for Ground Beef at Retail Higher Than a Year Ago
US - According to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc., beef and pork retail feature activity so far this year has been lower than the previous year, at least based on the data tracked and reported by USDA....
15 April 2019
View news from United States CME: Current Number of Small Cattle Operations Lower
US - Last week, USDA released the much anticipated results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The census is conducted every five years and it is the most comprehensive accounting of US agriculture, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
11 April 2019
View news from United States CME: Minor Changes Made to Beef, Pork Balance Sheets
US - The latest USDA WASDE report offered updated supply/demand projections for grain, livestock and dairy commodities in 2019. The report was viewed as somewhat bearish for grains, especially corn, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
View news from United States Seminar Addresses Technical Issues for Companies Exporting Red Meat to Latin America
US - Latin America is a rapidly growing region for US pork and beef exports but labeling, documentation and other technical issues still present significant obstacles in some individual markets....
View news from United States Genetic Breakthrough on Tropical Grass Could Help Develop Climate-friendly Cattle Farms
US - Cattle are a mainstay for many smallholders but their farms are often on degraded lands, which increases cattle's impact on the environment and lowers their production of milk and meat....
10 April 2019
View news from United States CME: Factors Affecting Cattle/Beef Markets
US - In this report we make an effort not to make a bullish or bearish argument for the market, which sometimes upsets those that hold a certain view of market conditions, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
09 April 2019
View news from United States NFU Urges President Against 'Disastrous' Closing of the Southern Border
US - Amidst escalating rhetoric and threats from President Donald Trump to close the US-Mexico border, National Farmers Union (NFU) last week insisted the President avoid such a "disastrous" decision, which would effectively cripple trade with US agriculture’s...
08 April 2019
View news from United States UES Workshops Examine Trade Challenges, Help Establish Marketing Priorities for US Pork, Beef
US - Last week USMEF conducted two full-day workshops on its global marketing priorities – the first focused on US pork, the second on US beef – gathering stakeholder input from a wide range of industry sectors....
View news from United States CME: Major Cattle Feeding Stations Battle Harsh Winter Weather
US - Data reported by Kansas State University (Focus on Feedlots closeout comparison for February) showed the impacts of severe winter weather and very muddy feedlot conditions, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
02 April 2019
View news from United States CME: Cattle Slaughter in W13 Lower Than Previous Week
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. provides a brief review of key numbers from last week....
29 March 2019
View news from United States CME: January Beef Exports Lower Compared to 2018
US - On Wednesday, USDA released a (delayed) summary of US meat trade for January. While we get reports on exports from both USDA-AMS and USDA-FAS on a weekly basis, they tend to offer an incomplete picture, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR...
View news from United States Red Meat Export Volume Fairly Steady in January
US - January exports of US beef and pork were slightly below last year’s volume levels while export value posted mixed results, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
28 March 2019
View news from United States Eating Small Amounts of Red, Processed Meats May Increase Risk of Death
US - A new study out of Loma Linda University Health suggests that eating red and processed meats - even in small amounts - may increase the risk of death from all causes, especially cardiovascular disease....
27 March 2019
View news from United States CME: Cold Storage of Meat Protein Supplies Up in February
US - The total inventory of beef, pork, chicken and turkey in cold storage at the end of February was estimated at 2.422 billion pounds, 1.1 percent higher than a year ago and now 8.2 percent higher than the five year average, reports Steiner Consulting...
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