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25 June 2020
View news from United States US NFU advocates for carbon markets
NFU President Rob Larew testifies before Senate Agriculture Committee on the Growing Climate Solutions Act, saying that carbon markets contribute to the financial and environmental stability of family farm agriculture. ...
24 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures firm as cold storage supplies decline
US live cattle futures rose on 23 June after two sessions of declines....
23 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures close lower as supply backlog weighs on industry
Live cattle futures closed lower on 22 June after the USDA Cattle on Feed report showed supplies and placements above trade expectations, but below marketing estimates....
View news from United States Significant fall in US frozen beef supplies as COVID-19 jacks up meat prices
The USDA and livestock analysts report that US inventories of frozen beef showed significant drops last month....
22 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures drop before release of USDA Cattle on Feed report
US live cattle futures fell on Friday as ranches contend with prolonged cattle supply bottlenecks despite slaughterhouses reopening....
View news from United States Where is animal microbiome research headed?
Mike Kogut, research microbiologist with USDA, talked to researchers about the future of the animal microbiome recently at the Animal Microbiome and Nutritional Health Congress in Chicago....
19 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures and beef prices tumble
US live cattle futures fell on 18 June as commodities and boxed beef prices face increasing pressure from rebounding production....
View news from United States Take a proactive approach to beef and dairy heat stress
Heat stress costs dairy and beef producers hundreds of millions each year. Proactive measures implemented before an extreme heat event can reduce immediate and long-term impacts of heat stress in ruminants....
18 June 2020
View news from United States US vows to take action if problems arise under USMCA
US Trade Representative Rob Lighthizer tells lawmakers that the US will act “early and often” to problems stemming from USMCA....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures mixed as traders await USDA report
CME live cattle futures were mixed on 17 June....
17 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures rise as demand firms
CME live cattle futures rose on 16 June as the market showed hints of increased demand from meat packers....
16 June 2020
View news from United States US meatpacking workers hesitant to return to work despite executive order
US meatpacking unions report that scores of employees remain off the job due to either quarantine or fears of contracting COVID-19, despite an order from President Trump mandating their return to work....
View news from United States CME update: livestock futures rise as meat production grows
US live cattle futures rose on 15 June after falling to their lowest price in more than a month last week....
15 June 2020
View news from United States USDA announces modernisation blueprint for the US Forest Service
USDA outlines plans to modernise approach to US national forests and grasslands....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures dip to one-month low
US live cattle futures dropped to their lowest price in more than a month on 12 June....
12 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures dip as beef supply increases
US live cattle futures sank on 11 June as beef production and processing rebounds....
11 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures are stuck in a trading range as the US economy reopens
US live cattle futures fall after setting a one-week high on 9 June....
10 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: live cattle futures continue to rally
US live cattle futures set a one-week high on 9 June, rebounding from last week’s losses....
View news from United States US NFU Foundation celebrates young agricultural leaders with scholarships
The National Farmers Union Foundation (NFUF) has announced the 2020 recipients of the Hubert K and JoAnn Seymour and Stanley Moore Scholarships. ...
09 June 2020
View news from United States DCHA webinar "Raising the Bar on Passive Transfer" is open for registration
The upcoming DCHA webinar, "Raising the Bar on Passive Transfer" will take place on Thursday 18 June at 1pm Central time. ...
View news from United States How to replenishing depleted feed inventories
After a daunting 2019 forage harvest, dairy and beef producers face low forage inventories, but opportunities abound for filling in the gaps....
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures stabilise amid further fall in beef prices
US live cattle futures stabilised on 8 June, reversing last week’s falls....
08 June 2020
View news from United States USDA issues first CFAP payments to farmers
The USDA and Farm Service Agency have issued the first round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Programme payments to farmers, approving more than $545 million to producers who have applied for the programme. ...
View news from United States NCBA welcomes new emergency grazing legislation
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association applauds the introduction of the bipartisan PASTURE (Pandemic Authority Suitable to Utilise Reserve Easements) Act of 2020. ...
View news from United States CME update: cattle futures fall as slaughter pace normalises
US live cattle futures fell on 5 June as prices for market-ready cattle ease and packer profit margins decline....
07 June 2020
View news from United States World Dairy Expo 2020 Cancelled
The US-based World Dairy Expo has been cancelled or the first time in its 53-year history. ...
05 June 2020
View news from United States CME update: economic optimism gives bump to cattle futures
US live cattle futures firm for a second day on 4 June on technical buying and hopes of an economic upswing....
View news from United States US NFU backs Carbon Credit Verifier Certification Bill
A bipartisan bill that helps provide certainty to farmers who adopt climate-friendly practices has been introduced to the US Senate. ...
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