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20 January 2021
CME update: cattle futures gain ground ahead of monthly USDA report
US live cattle futures strengthened on 19 January as traders began positioning ahead of the 22 January monthly Cattle of Feed report from the USDA....
18 January 2021
Mexico’s ag industry warns that bans on GMO corn and glyphosate could shrink food supplies
Mexico’s agriculture and livestock industries are pushing back on a government plan to pivot away from genetically modified corn imports, saying that the move would upend the country’s food supply....
15 January 2021
CME update: cattle futures falter as corn prices surge
US feeder cattle futures fell on 14 January, retreating back towards a three-month low on prospects for increased input costs for farmers due to skyrocketing corn prices....
14 January 2021
CME update: live cattle futures end mixed on concerns about feed costs
Nearby US cattle futures weakened on 13 January, weighed down by prospects for rising feed costs due to higher prices for corn, soybeans and wheat....
13 January 2021
CME update: live cattle futures end mixed as cash markets weaken
US cattle futures ended mixed on 12 January as traders weighed sluggish cash markets and soaring feed costs....
11 January 2021
Argentina lifts corn export ban and adopts 30,000 tonne sales cap instead
Argentina has lifted a suspension on corn exports announced in December and will opt instead for a temporary 30,000 tonne daily cap on sales abroad....
FAO reports that world food prices have been rising for seven straight months
The World food price index shows that global food prices rose for a seventh consecutive month in December across all major categories except sugar....
09 January 2021
A Thai landfill has been converted to an urban farm to feed the poor during COVID-19
An urban farm developed on a former landfill site in northern Thailand has boosted the food security and livelihoods of poor families during the coronavirus pandemic – and can be a model for unused spaces in other cities....
08 January 2021
Argentina’s government says that it is “evaluating” corn export suspension
Argentina’s government said it would review a decision to temporarily suspend corn exports after a meeting between the farming minister and leaders of the country’s main agricultural associations....
07 January 2021
UK sets up consultation for gene editing crops and livestock
Plans to consult on gene editing – which could unlock substantial benefits to nature, the environment and help farmers with crops resistant to pests, disease or extreme weather and to produce healthier, more nutritious food – will be set out today...
06 January 2021
Argentina’s farmers will strike over corn export suspension from Monday
Argentine farmers will hold a 72-hour strike from 11 January to protest a government decision to temporarily suspend corn exports....
05 January 2021
Argentina’s meat industry believes that recent corn export suspension will not lower local food prices
Argentina's recently announced suspension of corn exports will not have its intended effect, which was to lower the cost of local staples like steak, the country's CICCRA meat industry chamber said on 4 January....
31 December 2020
Argentina suspends corn exports to safeguard domestic food supplies
In a surprise move, Argentina’s agriculture ministry has suspended sales of corn for export until 28 February as part of a strategy to ensure domestic food supplies....
22 December 2020
Farm lobby supports Australia's WTO case against China
Australia's National Farmers Federation has voiced its support for a rules-based trading system as Australia begins a WTO dispute settlement process with China....
10 December 2020
New report shows Australia's agriculture sector weathering the challenges of 2020
The National Farmers' Federation released its 2020 report card and says that Australia's agriculture sector is poised for growth in 2021. ...
01 December 2020
Argentina’s agriculture export industry workers go on strike
Two major unions representing Argentina’s agro-export industry have launched an indefinite strike, escalating a stand-off that has been simmering for months....
30 November 2020
China reports completing protocols for Phase One trade deal with US
The Global Times reports that China has completed the farm product quarantine protocols agreed under the bilateral Phase One trade deal....
24 November 2020
Australia’s PM says Chinese tensions are due to a misrepresentation of interests
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison believes that tension between Australia and China are being driven by incorrect assumptions shaped by a rivalry between China and the United States....
11 November 2020
CME update: feed cattle futures dip as corn prices rise
US feeder cattle futures ended lower on 10 November after nearing a six-week high as skyrocketing corn prices signalled that feed costs will increase....
The Benefits Of Bringing Cattle And Crops Together
Grazing cattle on neighbouring farmland can have benefits to both the cattle producer and the farmer if done properly. From Saskatchewan to Manitoba and Ontario the following producers have had success with grazing cattle on neighbouring crop land....
10 November 2020
Argentina’s port workers launch sudden strike, affecting grain shipments
A union spokesman confirmed that its members who are grains pork workers were holding surprise strikes in protest of stalled talks over wages....
05 November 2020
October’s world food price index rises for five straight months
World food prices rose for a fifth month running in October, completely recovering from the shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and posting gains in most sectors....
02 November 2020
China rejects Australia’s appeal to remove barley import tariff
China has rejected Australia’s petition to scrap a tariff on its barley exports, all but closing the door on a trade work nearly A$1.5 billion in 2018....
30 October 2020
Argentine oilseed crushers and union to meet again as strike looms
Argentina’s oilseed crushers and exporting firms are scheduled to meet again with a key worker union in order to reach a deal over COVID-19 bonus payments and head off the threat of strike action in the world’s top supplier of processed soy....
29 October 2020
USDA stands by its latest estimate of China’s corn imports
The US Department of Agriculture is defending its forecast of China’s corn imports despite analysts noting the high sales price....
Argentine oilseed union says that more strike action is likely after offer from crushers deemed “insufficient”
The main union for Argentina’s oilseed crushing workers is hinting at further strike action acter a proposed coronavirus bonus payment fell short of expectations....
Webinars explore the benefits of fodder beets as winter livestock feed
A New Zealand-based expert will take part in a series of webinars - aimed specifically at sheep, beef and dairy - on the use of fodder beet as a crop to feed livestock over the winter....
19 October 2020
Brazil to suspend tariffs on corn and soy until 2021
Brazil will suspend tariffs on corn and soy imports form countries outside the Mercosur trading bloc until early 2021 in a bid to reduce food prices that are contributing to inflation....
 
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