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16 September 2020
View news from United States Fall Season is a Good Time to Manage Some Pasture Weeds
Fall is the best time to control some of North Dakota’s most notorious weeds in pastures and other grasslands, according to North Dakota State University Extension specialists....
View news from United States Experts discuss risk factors and treatment options for pre-weaning pneumonia
When talking to ranchers about cattle health concerns in the summer, fly control and pinkeye will often come to mind, but one condition that can lead to calf death is pre-weaning pneumonia....
15 September 2020
View news from United States Grazing, Harvesting Rule Change an Opportunity for US Farmers, Ranchers
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow producers to graze, hay or cut cover crops on prevented-planting acres beginning Sept. 1....
View news from United States Beef genetic data tools defined
In any team sport, members contribute their physical strengths to help achieve the goal for the common good. It is hard for an athlete to be the best in all aspects of the game....
View news from United States Forage Testing Can Save Dollars
As cow-calf producers strive to reduce feed costs by finding different avenues to increase grazing days, many still have to use harvested forages in their year-round feeding program....
14 September 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures rise as shifts in pork market could mean increased consumption of beef
Traders report that increased sales of US pork to China could push up prices, spurring US consumers to buy more beef....
View news from United States Smithfield Foods in the crosshairs for failing to protect workers from COVID-19
The US Labour Department has cited Smithfield Foods for failing to protect employees during the coronavirus pandemic....
11 September 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures close higher, bolstered by optimism in pork market
CME live cattle futures edged higher on 10 September, despite declining cash cattle and wholesale beef prices....
10 September 2020
View news from United States New research project at Iowa State University builds "genome to phenome" knowledge for crops and livestock
A new federal grant will support an Iowa State University-led effort to spur development of a “genome to phenome” infrastructure for scientific collaboration across crops and livestock....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures close lower as cash trade falters
US live cattle futures sank on 9 September on a disappointing start to the cash cattle trade....
09 September 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures rise as traders expect firmer cash prices
Live cattle futures closed higher on Tuesday 8 September as traders expected firmer cash values as supplies of market-ready cattle fall....
07 September 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures make modest gains as demand wanes
US live cattle futures rose on Friday 4 September, but traders remain uncertain about US demand for beef....
05 September 2020
View news from United States Grilling Season: Safe Meat Serving Temperatures
If you put in a lot of time trying to grill a piece of meat to perfection, it can be particularly disconcerting if you cut it open and find it still raw or undercooked. ...
04 September 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures weaken as demand uncertainty continues
US feeder cattle futures hit their lowest point in over a month on 3 September as traders mulled US demand for beef....
03 September 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures sink to July lows as demand slackens
CME live cattle futures dropped to their lowest prices since July on 2 September as uncertainty about how much US demand will decline pressured prices....
View news from United States The Nature Conservancy, Cargill, McDonald’s, Target unite to support regenerative agriculture practices
The Nature Conservancy, McDonald’s, Cargill and Target are coming together to launch a new five-year, $8.5 million project aimed at working with Nebraska farmers to advance proven soil health practices to help mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and help...
02 September 2020
View news from United States National Cattlemen’s Foundation partners with Cargill to invest in North American producers
The National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF) announced a partnership with Cargill to provide funding to North American cattle producers to provide practical tools to help manage market shifts, reduce costs, manage finite natural resource availability and...
01 September 2020
View news from United States Farmers and ranchers across the US deliver letter to House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis
A letter signed by 2,130 farmers and ranchers was delivered to Congress to stress the impacts of the climate crisis on the agriculture sector and highlight the ways farmers can lead on climate solutions....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures rebound, breaking their seven-session losing streak
US live cattle futures jumped on 31 August to snap an ongoing losing streak....
31 August 2020
View news from United States Iowa’s crops suffer worst drought since 2013
Iowa, the biggest corn producer in the United States, is facing its most widespread drought since September 2013, compounding problems for farmers after devastating wind storm earlier in August....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures extend losing streak
US live cattle futures fell for a seventh straight day on 28 August as traders waited for the seasonal slowing of demand after the Labour Day holiday....
29 August 2020
View news from United States Beyond Meat initiates direct online sales of plant-based meat
On 27 August, Beyond Meat Inc launched a new website to sell its plant-based meat products to US customers....
28 August 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures continue their losing streak
US live cattle futures dropped for the sixth day in a row on 27 August as cash markets remain weak....
View news from United States Hurricane Laura largely spares the US agriculture sector
Hurricane Laura largely missed the US grains sector after making landfall, but some animals may be at risk....
View news from United States Weekly protein digest:fluid milk supplies falter and beef exports are down
Read the latest US dairy industry and beef export updates from Jim Wyckoff....
27 August 2020
View news from United States NCBA and and sportsman groups enter conservation partnership
The NCBA and Public Lands Council (PLC) have signed a memorandum of understanding with Ducks Unlimited (DU) and Safari Club International (SCI) to highlight their commitment to conservation and sustainability. ...
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures drop as supplies are assessed
CME live cattle futures fell on 26 August as Cattle on Feed report sends ripples through the commodity markets....
26 August 2020
View news from United States Trump likes to be “tough-on-trade”, but his track record is mixed
Speakers at the Republican convention on 25 August touted President Trump’s tough stance on international trade as an argument for his re-election in November, but results of his policies have been mixed....
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