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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.”...
24 May 2021
View news from Australia Dairy beef trial to reveal eating quality potential
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is investigating the potential of creating a viable dairy beef supply chain to add substantial value to dairy steers commonly sold into lower value markets....
21 May 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: USDA issues its EU Milk Report and US cattle ranchers cry foul
US cattle ranchers are calling for an investigation of beef packer market manipulation, and USDA analysis indicates that Europe's dairy herd could shrink further. ...
19 May 2021
View news from United Kingdom Pirbright plans to progress pig, cattle health through two €3.5 million projects
Two new projects managed and coordinated by The Pirbright Institute are designed to improve pig and cattle health through fully funded worth a total of €3.5 million. ...
14 May 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: US beef sales and exports slide again
US beef sales are faltering from last month, while the dairy sector holds steady at the start of May. ...
12 May 2021
View news from Australia Taking a One Health approach to animal diseases
Australia’s herd of cattle livestock contribute over $12 billion to our economy per year. Sheep contribute over $6 billion....
07 May 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: US takes a firmer stance on China
In this week's beef and dairy digest, Jim Wyckoff walks us through the latest USDA data on the cattle industry. ...
03 May 2021
View news from United Kingdom Understanding teenagers in the dairy herd
Just like teenagers, cows are influenced by the group around them and need to be given choices, independence and rules. ...
30 April 2021
28 April 2021
View news from United States Feeding cattle seaweed reduces their GHG emissions 82%
A bit of seaweed in cattle feed could reduce methane emissions from beef cattle as much as 82 percent, according to new findings from researchers at the University of California, Davis....
26 April 2021
View news from Australia 5 starter tips to help protect your farm data
Producers and small businesses across Australia’s red meat and livestock industry can protect their data from common cyber-attacks with a new, easy-to-read guide about cyber security, that’s available to download for free....
23 April 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: analysis of Spain's meat sector
In this week's beef and dairy digest, read about Spain's meat sector and China's changes to its feed guidelines. ...
21 April 2021
View news from Australia Validating red meat origins in response to product fraud
In response to rising product fraud and increased demand for traceability, MLA and Oritain recently completed a joint project developing the capability to validate the authenticity of Australian red meat and lamb product in foreign markets....
16 April 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: US beef sales abroad continue to slip
Read the USDA outlook for beef and veal and see an in-depth analysis of Brazil's meat industry. ...
12 April 2021
View news from Global Creating a biosecurity plan for my dairy farm
Biosecurity is an everyday practice on most pig and poultry operations, but is it standard practice on your dairy farm? We spoke to the team at Neogen to learn more about biosecurity best management practices. ...
09 April 2021
View news from Global Weekly beef and dairy digest: Australia's dairy industry contends with flood aftermath
US beef sales slip and the dairy industry prepares for peak levels of milk. ...
07 April 2021
View news from Kyrgyzstan Unlocking the potential of Kyrgyzstan’s livestock sector
Agriculture is the leading employment sector in Kyrgyzstan and it boasts 9.1 million hectares of pasture, but its beef and dairy sectors have languished since it gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 – Azis Kyrgyzbaev explains why....
View news from United States Trends in nutrition for 2021 and beyond
The pandemic and other factors in 2020 have not only changed the way consumers relate to food but also how they evaluate their food choices and perceive nutrition in general. ...
05 April 2021
View news from United Kingdom How do livestock farms benefit from genome editing?
Animal breeding could become more efficient with an approach that combines DNA-editing techniques with new reproductive technologies....
 
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