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29 April 2021
CME update: cattle futures ease on pressure from feed prices
US live cattle futures settled lower on 28 April, as higher grain prices push producers to sell cattle early to avoid feed costs, creating a surplus of market-ready cattle....
28 April 2021
CME update: US cattle futures ease as grain costs rise
US live cattle futures fell on 27 April, as higher input costs could lead to near-term selling of cattle as producers are resistant to paying higher feed costs....
27 April 2021
CME update: cattle futures climb on monthly report
US live cattle futures gained on 26 April, supported by Friday’s monthly Cattle on Feed report that showed smaller-than-expected placements....
Brazil’s meatpackers turn to wheat as a feed alternative as corn prices surge
Large Brazilian meatpackers are embracing wheat as they try to fend off a rise in the cost of corn, the main livestock feed ingredient....
26 April 2021
CME update: cattle futures close narrowly mixed ahead of Cattle on Feed report
US live cattle futures ended narrowly mixed on 23 April, with nearby contracts pressured by lackluster cash cattle trade and position-squaring ahead of the monthly Cattle on Feed report....
5 starter tips to help protect your farm data
Producers and small businesses across Australia’s red meat and livestock industry can protect their data from common cyber-attacks with a new, easy-to-read guide about cyber security, that’s available to download for free....
24 April 2021
Home cooking and alcohol drove global grocery sales in 2020, says Kantar report
The global grocery sector grew by a record 10% in 2020 according to industry data, as pandemic restrictions forced consumers to stay at home....
23 April 2021
CME update: cattle futures extend their slide as corn prices surge higher
US cattle futures closed lower on 22 April for the tenth time in the last eleven sessions, pressured by fund-driven long liquidation and soaring corn prices that threaten cattle feeders’ profits....
22 April 2021
CME update: cattle futures sag on technical selling
US cattle futures closed lower on 21 April on lackluster cash markets, soaring feed costs and technical selling....
Brazil’s meat lobby says new tariff waiver allows cheaper corn imports from US and Ukraine
Brazil’s decision to temporarily waive tariffs on grain imports could pave the way for cheaper corn from the Ukraine and US that could undercut Mercosur-based grain growers, says ABPA leader....
21 April 2021
CME update: cattle futures bounce after eight-session losing streak
US live cattle futures closed higher on 20 April for the first time in nine sessions as brisk demand for beef prompted a round of bargain-buying....
Argentina re-establishes a meat export registration system, sparking fears of limits on shipments
Argentina has set up a meat export registration system, stoking fears among cattle ranchers of possible export limits as the government tries to hold down domestic food prices in the face of double-digit inflation....
Validating red meat origins in response to product fraud
In response to rising product fraud and increased demand for traceability, MLA and Oritain recently completed a joint project developing the capability to validate the authenticity of Australian red meat and lamb product in foreign markets....
20 April 2021
CME update: live cattle futures extend their slide
US live cattle futures fell on 19 April, extending their slight to eight straight sessions on long liquidation and signs that surging wholesale beef prices may have reached a seasonal top....
19 April 2021
CME update: cattle futures fall on demand concerns
US cattle futures ended weaker on 16 April, with the June live contract notching its seventh straight losing session....
Irish beef: what's the outlook for 2021?
Irish cattle slaughter (incl. cows and calves) reached 1.9 million head in 2020, up 2% from the year before, according to data from the Central Statistics Office. This contributed to a 2% rise in Irish beef production for the year, with 633,400 tonnes...
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
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....
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