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28 June 2018
View news from United States CME: COF Report on High Side of Analysts' Pre-report Estimates
US - Last Friday, USDA-NASS released the "Cattle on Feed" report providing an updated look at feedlots with a capacity greater than 1000 head. The inventory came in on the high side of analysts’ pre-report estimates, showed marketings equal to expectations,...
27 June 2018
View news from United States Celebrating 50 Years with the industry’s only in-feed estrus suppressor
Podcast with managing nutritionist Gary Sides, PhD, looks back on five decades with MGA®...
22 June 2018
View news from United States Zoetis Cattle tips: Decrease BRD re-treatments, decrease losses.
Three ways eliminating extra pulls and re-treatments helps improve your returns...
14 June 2018
View news from United States Senate Committee Vote a 'Positive Step' for 2018 Farm Bill
US - Yesterday, the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee held a mark-up of the Senate version of the 2018 Farm Bill. The Committee voted to advance the bill on a 20-1 vote....
View news from United States ANIZOME Launches Microbiome Discovery Platform for Animal Health, Nutrition
US - ANIZOME™, the first company to offer a commercial therapeutic microbiome discovery platform dedicated to animal health and nutrition, was launched last month....
View news from United States Zoetis Influence Feed: WHO is making waves? May 28 - June 10, 2018
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
12 June 2018
View news from United States NCBA Welcomes Introduction of Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act
US - The Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act was introduced in the Senate by Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) ...
05 June 2018
View news from United States CME: 'Trade War' Topic of Last Week's Agri Talks
US - The talk of the agriculture sector last week was "trade war". On Thursday, the US announced the imposition of new tariffs at the rate of 25 per cent on all steel and 10 per cent for imported aluminum, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
01 June 2018
View news from United States CME: Dairy Cow Slaughter Up So Far in 2018
US - Dairy cow slaughter so far in 2018 has been up 15,000-20,000 head per month from a year ago during the first four months (except for February, which registered a 7,000 head increase), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
29 May 2018
View news from United States CME: Latest COF Report Reveals Numbers In-line with Pre-report Estimates
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the monthly "Cattle on Feed" report on Friday, 25 May 2018, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
24 May 2018
View news from United States NCBA Applauds Introduction of Legislation Addressing Hours of Service Changes for Livestock Haulers
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association yesterday applauded the introduction of the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely (TLAAS) Act, saying it would reform federal Hours of Service (HOS) rules in a way that ensures animal welfare, highway...
23 May 2018
View news from United States CME: March, April Cattle Placements Down Compared to a Year Ago
US - Analysts polled ahead of the upcoming USDA 'Cattle on Feed' report agree that feedlots placed fewer cattle on feed this April than they did a year ago, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Research Aimed at Nitrite Poisoning Leads to Methane Mitigation
US - Two government researchers and a college graduate student aiming at one issue in the cattle industry are finding they can address two issues - nitrite poisoning and methane emissions - with an animal probiotic they are developing....
View news from United States Maine Governor Supports More Trade with China
US - Maine is eagerly looking forward to more investment, students and tourists from China, said Governor Paul LePage....
22 May 2018
View news from United States AgriLife Research, Forage Genetics International Sign Multi-year Agreement
US - A greater interest in forage sorghums from the beef and dairy industries has led to a multi-year agreement between Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Forage Genetics International LLC, or FGI, a subsidiary of Arden Hills, Minnesota-based Land O'Lakes...
18 May 2018
View news from United States NCBA Urges 'No' Vote on Brat/Blumenauer Farm Bill Amendment
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and more than 40 of the nation’s most influential commodity trade associations are urging Congress to stand with farmers, ranchers, and rural communities by voting down the amendment offered by...
16 May 2018
View news from United States CME: latest 'Hay Stocks' Report Shows Availability of Pastures Down
US - Last week USDA-NASS released the first week of pasture and range conditions for the US. This weekly update provides a barometer for cattle forage conditions across the country, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
07 May 2018
View news from United States CME: Decline in March Feedlot Placements from a Year Earlier
US - Weekly data on feeder cattle sales volumes collected by USDA-AMS (Agriculture Marketing Service) and summarized on web page SJ_LS850 is pointing to a second month in a row of year-over-year declines in feedlot placements, according to Steiner Consulting...
03 May 2018
View news from United States Influence Feed: Lettuce tell you about the farm bill
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
View news from United States Farm Bureau Develops Dairy Revenue Protection Insurance
US - The American Farm Bureau Federation, in cooperation with American Farm Bureau Insurance Services, has developed a new risk-management insurance product for dairy farmers. ...
02 May 2018
View news from United States CME: Dairy Cow Replacement Prices Take Hit in Q1/2018
US - Dairy cow replacement prices took a hit last quarter, tumbling $160 per head from the previous quarter and are the lowest value since 2011 according to USDA-NASS’s Agricultural Prices report, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
01 May 2018
View news from United States Help reduce calf pneumonia risks and the hidden costs
The most common cause of death in calves before weaning is respiratory disease.[1] Are your calves protected against respiratory disease challenges?...
30 April 2018
View news from United States CME: June Live Cattle Futures Contract Bounces Back
US - The Live Cattle futures contracts in the early part of 2018 has been on a roller coaster ride, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
27 April 2018
View news from United States Mammary Stem Cells Challenge Costly Bovine Disease
US - Mastitis is the most expensive disease in the dairy industry. Each clinical case can cost a dairy farmer more than $400 and damages both the cow's future output as well as her comfort....
19 April 2018
View news from United States CME: Number of Average Cattle on Feed on 1 April Expected to be Higher Than a Year Ago
US - USDA will issue its feedlot inventory survey at the end of this week and the following table summarizes the forecasts of 11 analysts polled by Urner Barry, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States NFU Says Current House Farm Bill Fails to Meet Family Farmers' Needs
WASHINGTON - The US House Agriculture Committee today marked up the 2018 Farm Bill, H.R. 2, sending the bill to the full US House of Representatives for its consideration...
18 April 2018
View news from United States One way to help enhance labour efficiency
There are many things that can cut into the profitability and satisfaction of a beef cattle operation. Employees are a big expense as well as an investment. Medication costs for treating diseases like bovine respiratory disease (BRD) can be another big...
View news from United States US Farmers, Ranchers Bracing for Tough Times Amid Trade Dispute
US - From the Texas Gulf Coast to the American heartland, ranchers, farmers and petrochemical producers are expressing uneasiness over the growing US-China trade friction....
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