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25 February 2014
Farming Weathers Recession to Deliver for Nation’s Economy
UK - Farming is delivering for the nation’s economy and bucking the trend as one of the few success stories during the recession, a new NFU report has revealed today (Tuesday)....
21 February 2014
Calls Made to Rethink Shannon Flood Basin
IRELAND – Flood basin management of the Shannon river and its tributaries needs rethinking, according to a cattle industry spokesman reacting to recent floods....
18 February 2014
High Crop Production Set to Challenge Brazil’s Infrastructure Again
BRAZIL - Rabobank expects another year of record production for several of Brazil’s major agricultural crops in 2014, including soybeans and, depending on weather developments, sugarcane....
NFU Thankful for Farm Bill, Livestock Disaster Programs
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has expressed the NFU's thanks for the disaster programs included in the recently passed Farm Bill....
17 February 2014
MLA: Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA). ...
13 February 2014
Hot, Dry Summer Likely, but Possible Moisture Relief this Fall
US - Texas State Climatologist Dr John Nielsen-Gammon said there’s a chance that an El Niño might develop later this year, but even if it does, its effects will not be in time to offset another dry, hot summer....
11 February 2014
Agriculture Takes Centre Stage at Upcoming Australian Conference
AUSTRALIA - Final preparations are underway for ABARES Outlook 2014, Australia’s premier agricultural conference, which will be held in Canberra on 4 and 5 March this year....
10 February 2014
NFU President Outlines Flooding Concerns
UK - Following a visit to flood-hit areas of Somerset, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, NFU President Peter Kendall has said Britain needs more resilient and better managed flood defences to protect life and the environment....
06 February 2014
Dry January Underpins Increased National Cattle Throughput
AUSTRALIA - National cattle supply for January at markets reported by Meat and Livestock Australia’s NLRS was up 15 per cent year-on-year, with almost all states recording higher throughput, underpinned by the prolonged hot and dry conditions across...
NFU: Lessons Must be Learned from Severe Flooding
UK - Government must learn important lessons from the severe flooding that is continuing to damage many rural communities not just in Somerset but across the country,according to the National Farmers' Union....
05 February 2014
February Weather Outlook: Prepare for More of the Same
US - If you're hoping for an early end to winter, keep on dreaming. The bitterly cold temperatures and frequent snow showers of the past two months will continue through February, the Indiana State Climate Office says....
03 February 2014
Massive Cattle Drive Nears End
AUSTRALIA – One of the biggest and longest cattle drives in recent memory is drawing to a conclusion....
Forecast Shows Weather Still Impacting on Farming’s Bottom Line
UK - Weather conditions have again had a significant impact on farm incomes, according to new figures out this week....
31 January 2014
Bullish Outlook Complicated By Dairy Steers and Other 'Minor Irritations'
US - Producers can be certain of cattle supplies remaining tight for 2014, while other factors, including the Californian dairy herd, muddy the waters on how markets will pan out....
29 January 2014
Tips for Livestock Farmers as Weather Turns Harsh
US - When Minnesota's weather turns extreme, the pressure is on for livestock farmers. ...
28 January 2014
Farm Payment Advice Reminders for Saturated South
UK – Subsidy payment and farm management advice is being given to farmers after exceptional rainfall has left vast swathes of south and south west England under water....
Agriculture Sector Grew in 2013 Despite Typhoons
PHILIPPINES - With poultry, palay, and a host of other key subsectors posting healthy growth rates, agriculture in the Philippines managed to expand by a respectable 1.15 per cent from January to December last year, notwithstanding the series of natural...
24 January 2014
Dry Weather Promotes Fieldwork, Slows Winter Forage Growth
US - Except for a very few showers, Texas remained dry during mid-January, according to the National Weather Service and reports from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service personnel....
MLA: Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - This report is a collection of weekly cattle price summaries from each Australian territory by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA). ...
13 January 2014
Cattle Health: Watch Out For Wet and Windy Conditions
US - Cattle welfare and body temperature are inextricably linked at this time of year and 30 degrees Fahrenheit should be the point at which to worry....
10 January 2014
New Publication Could Help Unravel Babesiosis Upsurge
NORWAY – A research paper exploring the reasons behind the changing extent of a tick species in Norway has been published in the paper Parasites and Vectors....
CME Group Hosts Analysts Outlook of USDA Reports
ANALYSIS – Three grain analysts shared corn, soybean and wheat industry expectations ahead of the group of USDA reports to be released on Friday, reports Sarah Mikesell, TheCattleSite senior editor....
Western Australia Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - Usual working patterns have resumed after Christmas in Western Australia as markets return to report a moderate volumes, says the Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA). ...
09 January 2014
CME: Extreme Cold Temperatures Impacting Livestock Slaughter
US - Extreme cold temperatures impacted livestock movements throughout the this week, impacting cattle and hog slaughter, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
02 January 2014
Where Will Beef and Dairy Markets Go in 2014?
GLOBAL – China has been, and will continue to be, a major driver in beef and dairy market dynamics in the New Year, say agribusiness experts....
Livestock Owners Urged to Prepare for Heat
AUSTRALIA - Livestock owners are being urged to ensure they take special care of their livestock during the next few days as severe to extreme temperatures are forecast across most of the state....
16 December 2013
Early Planning Key to Livestock Safety
UK - The winter weather can be tough on livestock and animals may need a little extra protection at this time of year....
09 December 2013
MLA: Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - This report is a collection of weekly cattle price summaries from each Australian territory by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA). ...
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