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26 July 2021
View news from United States 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)....
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...
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. ...
14 July 2021
View news from United Kingdom Cattle immune cells could help treat disease
Study defines cells in cattle, in a development that could help tackle infection in cows and people....
View news from Denmark How close are we to producing milk in the laboratory?
Aarhus University in Foulum leads a new and exciting project which is to form the basis for producing sustainable milk in the laboratory as an alternative to cow’s milk. The project is funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation....
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 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. ...
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 United Kingdom New study uncovers crucial details of emerging cattle disease in Europe, Asia
Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have measured the risk of different insect species transmitting lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) for the first time. ...
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. ...
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...
29 June 2021
View news from China China is world’s largest imported beef market in 2021
China has defended its newfound mantle as the world’s largest imported beef market this year. ...
28 June 2021
View news from United States Could super-charged cattle embryos solve world food challenges?
URBANA, Ill. – What if, in the next five to 10 years, we could double or triple milk and meat availability in developing countries without converting more land to cattle production? Millions of hunger-related deaths and nutritional deficiencies could...
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. ...
23 June 2021
View news from Australia Research: getting a grip on the real causes of calf loss
The beef industry needs to adopt standard measures and protocols if it is to tackle the underlying causes of one of Northern Australia’s costliest problems, calf loss....
21 June 2021
View news from Australia Beef producers with grand plans for a better beef brand
Tasmanian producers Sam and Stephanie Trethewey are pedalling hard to get their beef brand to market....
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. ...
16 June 2021
View news from Australia CQUniversity's beef research continues global reach with historic Indonesian partnership
CQUniversity’s world renowned beef research will continue its global expansion thanks to a historic $10 million (AUD) partnership signed with the Indonesian government in January....
14 June 2021
View news from Australia Australia's Bureau of Meteorology forecasts dry period ahead
Australia experienced a range of different weather extremes recently, however drier conditions are expected longer-term. ...
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. ...
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? ...
07 June 2021
View news from United Kingdom New research: reducing the environmental impact of milk production by feeding lower protein diets, forage legumes
Harper Adams research reduces the environmental impact of milk production by feeding lower protein diets and forage legumes...
View news from Australia Constrained global supply driving import competition
Globally, Australia isn’t the only country struggling with supply challenges. Cattle slaughter in Brazil and Argentina is down on year-ago levels, while New Zealand has also entered a seasonal low period in terms of cattle supply. Limited supplies and...
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. ...
01 June 2021
View news from Global 2021 GRSB Meeting: Increasing Production while Protecting the Planet
With the impacts of a global pandemic still reverberating and the concerns of climate change weighing on the beef sector, sustainable beef is becoming a more urgent topic of discussion in the industry, writes Timothy Wier for The Cattle Site. ...
31 May 2021
View news from United Kingdom New tools to define previously overlooked immune cells in cattle open avenues for treating disease
In a collaborative study, scientists at The Pirbright Institute have identified new immune cells in cattle, called mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells....
28 May 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: US tests USMCA dispute mechanism and Thailand reports new cattle disease
US beef sales are improving after a weeks-long slump and analysts predict that Argentina's beef export ban will last longer than 30 days. ...
26 May 2021
View news from United Kingdom Why a balanced, omnivorous diet could help us save planet Earth
The sustainability of different meats is complex with trade-offs… Different metrics will alter the ranking in relation to sustainability. Some extrapolations can be dangerous or not give us the full picture.”...
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