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03 September 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: possible BSE case in Brazil and China's beef industry set for modest gains
US beef exports reverse their downward trajectory this week and China's cattle herd could see marginal growth in latest USDA assessment. ...
Brazil’s soy farmers are hoarding their crops in hopes that prices will rise
Brazilian soybean farmers are keeping their crops instead of selling them because they expect prices to rise further as global supplies tighten, according to brokers, buyers and sellers in the world’s largest producer and exporter of the oilseed....
02 September 2021
Argentine farmers consider grains strike over beef export cap
Argentina’s farming associations are discussing a potential grains trade strike to protest extended limits on beef exports, ramping up tensions with the government over the restrictions....
30 August 2021
As shakes and chicken go off UK menus, food firms urge government to act
Britain's leading employers are pushing the government to urgently increase funding to retrain workers and allow Europeans back into key sectors as supply chains buckle under the weight of COVID-19 and Brexit....
27 August 2021
What would a UK-Canada trade deal mean for cattle producers?
As the UK's trade deals with Australia and New Zealand take shape, analysts from AHDB consider the potential implications of a trade deal between the UK and Canada. ...
26 August 2021
UK beef trade picks up in June, reversing previous lag
Data from the AHDB finds that UK beef exports in June are now greater than the same period in 2020. ...
23 August 2021
US cattle inventory is down in latest report
Latest analysis from AFBF finds that the USDA's August Cattle on Feed Report shows decreased inventory and placements at the low end of what was forecast. ...
19 August 2021
2021 NCBA: Improved outlook for cattle producers
An ag economist says all signs are pointing to an uptick in cattle prices, reports Meghan Grebner for Brownfield Ag News. ...
18 August 2021
US drought could have implications for beef exports
New analysis from Rebecca Wright of AHDB finds that US beef producers can take advantage of export opportunities despite difficulties stemming from the on-going drought. ...
13 August 2021
US beef exports set record pace through June 2021
US red meat exports closed the first half of the year on a strong note, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF)....
Weekly beef and dairy digest: Beef exports fall back as the global milk production outlook improves
Latest research from the USDA shows improving milk production in the European Union and Oceania, while US beef sales disappoint market bulls. ...
10 August 2021
AHDB launches new foodservice dashboards for red meat sector
AHDB levy payers and stakeholders will for the first time be able to access new foodservice data which provides a complete picture of the red meat marketplace in Britain....
09 August 2021
2019-2020 Economic Survey: farmer resilience amid price volatility and unpredictable weather
The DairyNZ 2019-20 Economic Survey released today shows farmer resilience to the challenges of COVID-19, price volatility and unpredictable weather, with a positive year for milk production and farm businesses....
AHDB: EU cattle prices remain firm
Finished cattle prices on the continent have continued to rise since January 2021, having been on an upward trajectory since July last year., writes Bethan Wilkes, analyst at AHDB. ...
06 August 2021
Weekly global protein digest: product bans, Prop 12, NMPF policy
Livestock analyst Jim Wyckoff shares this week's protein highlights. ...
Positive reopening for restaurants but not back to pre-pandemic levels
With lockdown restrictions easing, we are starting to see more people returning to the eating out market – delivering an increase in sales for the total foodservice sector (eating out, food to go, takeaways and deliveries). However, it’s important...
05 August 2021
CME live cattle firm on scarce supply, firmer cash markets
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures firmed on Wednesday as cash trade firmed and wholesale beef prices march higher, traders said....
CME Group launches first trades of Nature-Based Global Emissions Offset (N-GEO) futures
CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that its Nature-Based Global Emissions Offset (N-GEO) futures have launched and are available for trading. ...
04 August 2021
UK ‘meat tax’ would cost economy almost £250 million a year
A 'meat tax' would cost the UK £242 million a year according to a new study, adding a surprising economic rationale to the National Food Strategy's dismissal of the idea on political grounds....
Mexico, US agree on protocol for mobilization of highly registered cattle
Mexico and the United States have agreed on a protocol for the mobilization of highly registered cattle. The Official Veterinarians of Agriculture will certify livestock production units who demonstrate their animals are free of bovine tuberculosis and...
02 August 2021
Ag Economist discusses pandemic changes to beef cattle industry
A top analyst said recently that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused several changes in the beef industry, many of which could be here to stay....
30 July 2021
Weekly protein digest: ASF in Dominican Republic, US beef exports down, USMCA concerns
Market analyst Jim Wyckoff shared protein market highlights from around the world, including USDA's latest dairy market report. ...
28 July 2021
Profit-taking drags down CME livestock futures
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures fell on Tuesday after rising to their highest price in more than three weeks, while feeder cattle pulled back from contract highs on Monday. ...
27 July 2021
Significant proportion of Scottish livestock still failing to meet market specification
With close to 40% of sheep and 30% of beef cattle in Scotland still failing to meet market specifications resulting in financial, productivity and efficiency costs, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is encouraging more farmers to utilize their virtual carcass...
26 July 2021
USDA Cattle on Feed Report says US cattle inventory fell by 1%
About 101 million head of cattle and calves are on U.S. farms as of July 1, 2021, according to the Cattle report published today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)....
23 July 2021
AFB President Duvall hosts Mexico leaders for wide-ranging discussions on trade and agriculture
American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall hosted Tatiana Clouthier, Mexico’s Secretary of the Economy, and Esteban Moctezuma Barragón, Mexico’s Ambassador to the US. ...
20 July 2021
AHDB secures funding to help future proof thousands of farm businesses
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has secured £3.9million of funding to help thousands of farmers and growers navigate the fallout of the loss of direct payments and help future proof their businesses....
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