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01 December 2017
View news from United States Uncertainty Surrounds US Livestock Methane Emission Estimates
US - A new study of methane emissions from livestock in the United States - led by a researcher in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences - has challenged previous top-down estimates....
30 November 2017
View news from United States CME: Cow Slaughter Up in 2017; More Cows Expected to Come to Market in 2018
US - Cow slaughter has increased this year and we should see more cows come to market next year as well, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States Getting a Better Handle on Methane Emissions from Livestock
US - Cattle, swine and poultry contribute a hefty portion to the average American's diet, but raising all this livestock comes at a cost to the environment: The industry produces a lot of methane, a potent greenhouse gas....
29 November 2017
View news from United States DFA Cares Foundation Donates Milk This Holiday Season
US - Through its DFA Cares Foundation, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, is making good use of Northeast Area milk by providing two truckloads of milk, which will be processed into 10,000 pounds of cheese,...
23 November 2017
View news from United States Cattlemen Applaud Court-Ordered Stay in CERCLA, EPCRA Reporting Mandate
US - This week, the DC Circuit Court announced its decision to stay a mandate that all agricultural entities file reports under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Emergency Planning and Community...
21 November 2017
View news from United States CME: Cattle Prices Lower, but Well Above Year-ago Levels
US - In the cash markets last week, cattle and hog prices were lower but remained well above a year ago, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States NCBA Commends FMCSA's 90-Day ELD Waiver
US - Yesterday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it would issue a 90-day temporary waiver of the new electronic logging device mandate to livestock haulers as well as haulers of other agricultural commodities....
20 November 2017
View news from United States Farmers advised to secure new batch of Schmallenberg vaccine early to protect stock into next year
Schmallenberg disease is now endemic in the UK, with reported cases thought to be the tip of the iceberg, say leading vets....
View news from United States Zoetis Quick Tips: Timing vaccination against scours
While spring calving seems a long way off, proper vaccine timing could begin yet this year if your herd calves early in the season....
View news from United States PMI Nutritional Additives Continues to Build Team of Experts to Deliver Leading Feed Additive solutions
US - PMI Nutritional Additives announced last week the hiring of Kay Russo, DVM, as part of their expanding dairy product research and technical sales team. ...
17 November 2017
View news from United States CME: COF Pre-report Expectations for Feedlot Placements Show Wide Range in October
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will release their monthly "Cattle on Feed" report today (Friday). The on-feed animal count will be as of 1 November and the animals placed and marketed will be for October, reports Steiner...
15 November 2017
View news from United States Zoetis Influence Feed - October 2017 part 2
Every 2 weeks the team at Zoetis share the Top 5 Influencer Topics in the agriculture industry. ...
14 November 2017
View news from United States Milk Gets a New Voice: DBMMC Now Edge
US - Milk is getting a new voice in America’s Heartland. Edge, a dairy farmer cooperative, is taking a fresh approach to representing its members....
View news from United States Nutriad commits to food safety
As a producer of feed additives NUTRIAD does not consider itself just a part of the animal protein/feed industry, but as an important link in the food chain as well. With that realization, the multinational company takes very seriously the safety of its...
09 November 2017
View news from United States Cautious Optimism for Next Three Years in Grains, Ethanol Market
US - Rising incomes worldwide will underpin global demand and create opportunities for US exports in grains, oilseeds and ethanol, according to a new report from CoBank's Knowledge Exchange Division. ...
07 November 2017
View news from United States CME: Cattle, Hog Futures Markets Pointing to Higher Prices in 2017
US - Cattle and hog prices jumped up last week in the cash market and across all the futures market months for the balance of this year and throughout 2018. Both futures markets and current livestock price levels are dramatically different than a year...
06 November 2017
View news from United States CME: 2017 FI Steer Carcass Weight Projected to Drop
US - One of the dominant annual trends in livestock and poultry industries is heavier slaughter weight, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States DFA Acquires Cumberland Dairy
US - Last week, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, announced the acquisition of Cumberland Dairy; a family-owned processor of ultra-pasteurized dairy products located in Bridgeton, N.J....
03 November 2017
View news from United States CME: September Feedlot Placements Up 13%
US - The pace of cattle moving into commercial feedlots this year has been brisk, to say the least, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
02 November 2017
View news from United States Collateral Effects of Antibiotics Under Investigation
US - Antibiotics can influence the swimming and swarming ability of multidrug-resistant bacteria, according to an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology....
30 October 2017
View news from United States EPA Releases Guidance on Reporting CAFO Air Emissions
US - Farms releasing hazardous substances to air from animal wastes within any 24-hour period must notify NRC beginning 15 November, Dairy Business Association (DBA) reports....
View news from United States Nutriad highlights dairy portfolio at USA exhibition
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, participated for the thirteenth time in the World Dairy Expo earlier this month. As an industry leader for decades, Nutriad was a proud Two Star sponsor of the event....
27 October 2017
View news from United States CME: Details on Number of Steers, Heifers Placed on Feed
US - In addition to the regular monthly inventory/placement update, the latest USDA "Cattle on Feed" report also detailed the number of steers and heifers placed on feed in the last three months, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United States AFBF Calls for Continued US Participation in NAFTA
US - The American Farm Bureau Federation is calling on the Trump Administration to move forward with improvements to the North American Free Trade Agreement but to ensure the United States remains part of the deal, Bruce Cochrane reports....
View news from United States Zoetis Influence Feed - October 2017
Every 2 weeks the team at Zoetis share the Top 5 Influencer Topics in the agriculture industry. ...
26 October 2017
View news from United States AAVLD and Thermo Fisher Scientific Announce Recipients of Innovation in Veterinary Diagnostic Medicine Grant Program
US - The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) today announced the recipients of Innovation in Veterinary Diagnostic Medicine Grant Program in support of innovation in veterinary diagnostics sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific....
View news from United States Quick Tips... Which implant provides greater returns on wheat pasture?
Oklahoma cattleman Jerry White keeps a watchful eye out for implant options that provide the greatest possible returns. Recently, White implemented a head-to-head comparison trial — Synovex® One Grass versus Component® TE-G implants — to see whether...
View news from United States Nevada Rancher Urges Congress to Give States More Authority to Protect Greater Sage Grouse
US - Yesterday, Dr JJ Goicoechea testified before the US House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources on behalf of the Public Lands Council, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, and Eureka County Nevada advocating for federal sage grouse...
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