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26 August 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures close lower as cash markets remain weak
US live cattle futures settled lower on 25 August, pressured by signs of weakness in the cash markets....
25 August 2020
View news from United States Trump administration pledges an additional $1 billion to food for families programme
The Trump administration will provide an additional $1 billion to a federal programme that provides food to American families dealing with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures fall on unexpected supply boon
US live cattle future sank on 24 August as the market felt pressure from a USDA report showing that cattle supplies were bigger than expected....
24 August 2020
View news from United States Pro Farmer warns that US corn harvest hit hard after storm
Advisory service Pro Farmer says that chances of a record US corn crop have been dashed after severe derecho storm....
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures dip ahead of Cattle on Feed report
US live cattle futures fell on 21 August on profit-taking and positioning ahead of the USDA’a Cattle on Feed report....
21 August 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures fall as pre-Labour Day purchases wound down
US live cattle futures fell on 20 August as consumer purchases of beef ahead of the Labour Day weekend slowed....
20 August 2020
View news from United States Common feed ingredient tested safe in bulls
Cattle feeders choose distillers grains in feedlot diets as an inexpensive alternative to corn and soybean meal. ...
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures gain ground on wholesale strength
CME live cattle futures firmed on 19 August as boxed beef prices gave support ahead of the upcoming Labour Day holiday weekend....
19 August 2020
View news from United States CME update: feeder futures gain ground while live futures remain flat
US feeder cattle futures strengthened on 18 August while live cattle futures remained flat....
18 August 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures slip after steady climb
US live cattle futures stepped back on 17 August in profit taking ahead of the USDA’s Cattle on Feed report....
17 August 2020
View news from United States Iowa requests nearly $4 billion in disaster relief after storm
The US state of Iowa is seeking about $4 billion in disaster aid after a major storm tore across the Midwest on 10 August....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures rise as beef prices and grilling demand increase
CME live cattle futures continued their rise on 14 August, supported by increasing beef prices and expectations of sustained meat demand before the Labour Day weekend....
14 August 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures gain ground as slaughter rates and exports rise
CME live cattle futures continued their rally on 13 August, holding to a nearly six-month peak in prices as exports to China grew....
View news from United States Global beef digest: US net sales trend downward
Read the latest global beef industry updates from Jim Wyckoff. ...
View news from United States Small farmers getting meagre share of US coronavirus relief
The Trump Administration’s COVID-19 relief package has disproportionately gone to large corporate farms – with the top 10 percent of farms receiving 60 percent of state aid, while the bottom 10 percent claiming 0.26 percent of funds....
13 August 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures set five-month high as beef prices post additional rises
CME live cattle futures reached a five-month high on 12 August while feeder cattle futures neared a six-month peak, bolstered by increasing boxed beef prices....
12 August 2020
View news from United States US extends deadline for farmers seeking federal COVID-19 relief
US farmers impacted by the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis have been granted more time to apply for aid from the federal government....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures rise in line with US beef prices
CME live cattle futures rose on 11 August, bolstered by increasing beef prices....
11 August 2020
View news from United States US Senators call for tariffs to be removed on food items from the European Union
A bipartisan groups of 13 US Senators have asked the US Trade Representative to remove the 25 percent tariffs on food, wine and spirits from the EU....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures gain ground on strong cash markets
CME live cattle futures rose on 10 August as the cash market strengthened and packers signalled a pick-up of slaughter rates....
10 August 2020
View news from United States US farm groups need more time to apply for COVID-19 aid
28 farm groups in the United States have asked the US Department of Agriculture to extend the deadline for farmers to apply for COVID-19 assistance payments....
08 August 2020
View news from United States APHIS needs information on sources for disease test kits
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released a sources sought notice in hopes of gathering information on the supplies of test kits for major livestock diseases. ...
07 August 2020
View news from United States US senators lock horns over livestock bill
Two senior Republican senators from leading farm states are at odds over legislation aiming to make cattle markets more transparent....
View news from United States Understanding cattle personality may help keep rangeland productive, sustainable
Understanding cattle personality may help keep rangeland productive, sustainable Do you ever wonder why sometimes one, lone cow stands munching grass on a hillside while her fellow cattle graze in groups below?...
06 August 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures stabilise as supplies remain high
US live cattle futures steadied on 5 August as investors were unwilling to push the market above recent surges due to high cattle supplies....
05 August 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures break winning streak
US live cattle futures sank on 4 August, reversing five straight sessions of gains....
04 August 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures continue rising
US live cattle futures continued their winning streak on 3 August, as fund buying sparked the gains to expected strength in the cash markets....
View news from United States US farm policy must prioritise environmental and economic realities
USDA's Agricultural Innovation Agenda must reflect the challenges farmers face. ...
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