Latest Cattle Industry News:
AUSTRALIA - As a major restructure looms for the Australian dairy industry, some state-based advocacy organisations are concerned the proposal misses the mark.
RWANDA - Nyagatare dairy farmers have secured market to supply milk to home-based Early Child Development (ECD) centres that are being established at the village level.
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday vowed to further strengthen the country’s dairy industry after a lawmaker slammed milk agencies for the weak academic performance of Filipino children.
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwe beef and leather industry has been urged to improve its standards for it to excel and compete in western markets.
JBS USA becomes first beef company to achieve recognition for supply chains stewardship and sustainability.
US - For organic farms, size matters: not so much the size of the farm itself, but the size of the neighboring fields.
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) was at Lidl’s Cowdenbeath store recently to mark its opening day by handing out samples of their Burns’ Night Scotch Beef PGI and Haggis Burgers.
UK - Hundreds of farmers from across the country will gather in London in March to join the NFU in a rallying call to Government, urging them to commit that future UK trade policy will not allow imports of food produced to standards that would be illegal in the UK.
US - USDA released the official statistics for the month of December last week and with that we are able to calculate the production numbers for all of 2019, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.
US hog and cattle contracts fell on their daily trading limits on 27 January, hitting multi-month lows on fears about the spread of a coronavirus in China.
AUSTRALIA - WA’s dairy farmers have issued a dire warning saying they’ll be forced to leave the industry if they don’t get paid more for their milk.
UGANDA - This week, President Museveni was in London to attend the United Kingdom-Africa Investment Summit 2020. The "invest in Africa" business conference was, as usual, graced by the presence of many African heads of state hoping to attract British investors.
US - Before we dive into Friday’s "Cattle on Feed" report, a highlight from last week was the volume of slaughter cows hitting a five year high, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.
UK - The Arla on-account prices for conventional and organic milk will remain unchanged for February 2020.
SCOTLAND, UK - The search has begun for the best product made using Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI or Specially Selected Pork at the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2020.
VIETNAM - The dairy industry grew 0.5 percent in market capitalisation in 2019, much lower than the average growth of 7.7 percent of the VN-Index, according to a report issued recently by SSI Securities Joint Stock Company (SSI).
UGANDA - President Yoweri Museveni got an assurance on Uganda's beef exports to Britain and a commitment of £15 million ($19.6 million) funding at the UK-Africa Investment Summit.
JAPAN - Prices of Japan's prime quality wagyu beef are on a downward trend as consumers tighten their purse strings following the country's consumption tax rate hike in October.
US - USDA released the monthly 'Cold Storage' report on 22 January 2020, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.
DENMARK - Today farmer-owned Arla Foods is breaking ground on its new modern innovation centre for the ingredients business in Nr. Vium, Denmark.
UK - Producer prices for prime cattle have started 2020 lacking direction as they did in early 2019, according to the latest market commentary from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
CHINA - Last summer’s US beef burger promotions at two Shanghai Sam’s Club stores were so successful that USMEF expanded the activity to two more of China’s largest cities – Shenzhen and Beijing.
Now is the optimum time for farmers to protect their herd against a leptospirosis infection which could significantly impact fertility and milk yield.
On Friday, US live and feeder cattle futures hit their lowest prices in months amid fears of the coronavirus spreading.
INDIA - Private and co-operative dairies are at loggerheads with each other over a sharp rise in the prices of skimmed milk powder (SMP).