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22 July 2021
View news from Global Tyson Foods integrates the five domains of animal welfare across its global operations
Originally announced in the company’s FY19 Sustainability Report, the transition enables a more robust approach to welfare assessment....
21 July 2021
View news from Global Space, Exercise May Be Critical to Drylot Beef Heifer Reproduction
Space and exercise could be almost as important as food and water to the successful development of beef heifers raised in drylots, and quantifying that importance is the aim of a planned study by a Texas A&M University Department of Animal Science researcher...
View news from Global Get the flock out: How farmers save livestock from natural disasters
Article taken from Heifer International; read more and or support their causes at Heifer.org...
19 July 2021
View news from Global UN agencies report that spike in global hunger and malnutrition in 2020 was mostly due to COVID-19
World hunger and malnutrition levels worsened dramatically last year, with most of the increase likely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a multi-agency United Nations (UN) report....
16 July 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: global beef outlook is revised lower and Belarus emerges as a key dairy exporter
Global beef production is expected to contract by 1% in 2021 as export markets are restricted and cattle herds grow smaller. ...
12 July 2021
View news from Global USDA Outlook Forum: US-China Trade Prospects: A Short-term Outlook
Even though 2020 was a tumultuous year, the effects of the Phase One agreement show a positive path forward for the US–China trade relationship, writes Timothy Wier for The Cattle Site....
09 July 2021
View news from Global Beef with a story to it
Direct beef purchases from the farm continue to be an emerging trend as consumers want to know both the story and faces behind the products they are purchasing, according to an expert....
View news from Global Weekly Protein Digest: Global food prices slide for the first time in a year
Global food prices fell 2.5% (3.2 points) during June, with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ food price index sliding to 124.6 points, writes markets analyst Jim Wyckoff. ...
08 July 2021
View news from Global Pain management is quickest route to improved welfare
Increased use of pain management would offer immediate opportunities to improve ruminant welfare across the UK at little extra cost, according to views captured at a recent workshop, writes Ruth Wills....
07 July 2021
View news from Global Global Roundtable Commits to Reduce Net Global Warming Impact of Beef 30% by 2030
The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB), announced the launch of its global sustainability goals – commitments to advance and improve the sustainability of the global beef value chain. Established by GRSB, the goals will be led and implemented...
06 July 2021
View news from Global Global agriculture prices are expected to drop in the coming years, but progress on hunger and climate aren't certain
The recently published OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook shows that global-agrifood systems need to transform to meet the Sustainable Development Goals and weather climate challenges by 2030....
View news from Global 5 ways animals help reduce global poverty
Tonight, one in eight people around the world will go to bed hungry. At Heifer International, we believe livestock has a really important role to play in ending global hunger and poverty. Here are 5 reasons why....
02 July 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: global dairy outlook from the USDA
US beef export sales posted a marked decline this week as the Biden administration moves to sell its infrastructure deal in rural America. ...
View news from Global OIE celebrates 10 years since eradicating rinderpest
The OIE and iD4D are emphasizing the value of vaccines at it marks the global eradication of rinderpest ten years ago. ...
01 July 2021
View news from Global GRSB commits to reduce net global warming impact of beef by 2030
The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) has committed to reduce the net global warming impact of beef by 30% by 2030 with new global sustainability goals. ...
30 June 2021
View news from Global Mineral source and its influence on fiber digestibility, milk performance and body weight gain
Trouw Nutrition, Nutreco’s animal nutrition division, is sharing findings from Universities/Research centers and studies conducted on commercial farms evaluating the influence of sulfate-based and hydroxychloride trace minerals on beef and dairy cattle...
View news from Global Stretched global supply chain means shortages on summer menus
Various restaurants across the United States, South Korea and Britain are reporting shortages of key menu items as the economy re-opens from COVID-19 shutdowns....
25 June 2021
View news from Global Weekly global protein digest—June 24, 2021
Market analyst Jim Wyckoff shares news and information from US and around the globe. ...
24 June 2021
View news from Global What's behind high global beef prices?
Many countries around the world are currently experiencing high prices for cattle or beef, driven by a combination of local and international factors, namely tighter supplies and high export demand. Let’s look at the situation in more detail....
20 June 2021
View news from Global The digital divide risks leaving millions of rural families in poverty
The lack of digital infrastructure is slowing the flow of remittances, leaving millions of rural families across the globe in poverty says IFAD....
18 June 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: US ag sector could see major policy shifts
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack testified before Congress this week and hinted at his policy priorities for the agency and the wider US farm sector. ...
11 June 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: JBS contends with fallout from cyberattack
JBS left with an $11-million bill after cyber attack and the FAO warns that food import costs could surge. ...
10 June 2021
View news from Global FAO warns that global food import costs to surge 12% to record this year
Global food import costs are expected to rise 12% in 2021 to a record due to surging commodity prices and robust demand during the COVID-19 crisis, the United Nations food agency said....
View news from Global Tyson Foods pledges to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
In conjunction with the release of the 2020 Sustainability Progress Report, the Tyson Foods raises the bar for action by pledging to achieve net zero green house gas emissions across its global operations and supply chain by 2050....
09 June 2021
View news from Global The importance of sensitivity and specificity in diagnosing bovine mastitis
Have you ever received a “no growth” result in a bacterial culture when trying to diagnose mastitis? ...
04 June 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: US meat industry faces tough scrutiny and China ups its dairy capacity
FAO data shows that global food prices are surging while US meat industry practices are put under the government spotlight. ...
View news from Global FAO’s world food price index surges to new highs in May
World food prices rose in May to their highest level since 2011, growing at their fastest monthly rate in more than a decade....
03 June 2021
View news from Global DSM launches Sustell to drive improvements in the environmental footprint and profitability of animal protein production
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has launched Sustell™ — a first-of-its-kind intelligent sustainability service that delivers accurate, simple, and actionable farm-level solutions – to...
 
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