Latest Cattle Industry News:
SCOTLAND, UK - In an extensive and comprehensive response to the consultation: 'Stability and Simplicity: Proposals for Rural Funding Transition Period', the National Farmers' Union Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s intent but urged it to move the debate on quickly to the industry’s post-CAP future.
NEW ZEALAND - An Ōtorohanga farmer has been convicted and fined a total of $57,000 for discharging dairy effluent into the environment. This hefty fine comes within a week of a $41,000 fine imposed on a Reporoa farmer, also for dairy pollution.
JAPAN - Japanese luxury wagyu beef faces a challenge in making inroads into the Australian market, where meat from locally grown crossbred wagyu has already established a presence.
MONGOLIA - Within the framework of Memorandum of Cooperation between the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) and Tomsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a bilateral business meeting was held yesterday (14 August) in MNCCI. The meeting opens chances for businesses of the two countries to expand cooperation and increase volume of export.
UK - Livestock farmers have access to a range of beef and lamb statistics available in the 2018 cattle and sheep yearbook.
CHINA - After taking the lion's share of China's e-commerce sector, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is looking to revamp the food sector by addressing the imbalance between supply and demand.
AUSTRALIA - Australia's a2 Milk Company has renewed its strategic arrangement with China State Farm Holding Shanghai (CSFA Shanghai) on Tuesday.
CHINA - Twenty people have been confirmed to be infected with cutaneous anthrax in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, local authorities said Tuesday.
UK - For the last two years, thirty forward thinking farmers have participated in multiple action-groups across South-West England, aiming to reduce their use of on-farm antibiotics.
MONGOLIA - Eight people may have been infected with anthrax in Tongliao, the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, during a suspected outbreak in cattle, local authorities said.
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. provides a recap of last week's beef cattle market.
PAKISTAN - The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore, in collaboration with the Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Department, organised a consultative meeting for the development of the dairy sector of Pakistan.
US - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is fully committed to the Beef Checkoff Program and the state beef councils who carry out necessary demand-building programs on behalf of the industry.
BANGLADESH - The country is unlikely to face a shortage of cattle during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha as the supply of locally-reared cattle is quite enough to meet the demand for sacrificial animals, say officials.
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that according to USDA-Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS), slaughter cow prices in the first week in August dropped below $50 per cwt.
SOUTH KOREA - US pork and beef products used for Korean barbecue dishes were highlighted by USMEF during International Franchise Seoul, one of the longest-running exhibitions for South Korea’s franchising sector.
Dairies in the Netherlands are required by law to use selective dry cow therapy. The idea was to reduce antibiotic use, however, the industry has been surprised by the unexpected benefits they've experienced on-farm.
SCOTLAND, UK - UK Government Minister Lord Duncan joined the team of staff in a Kinross butchers shop this week to congratulate them on leading the way on a national initiative to raise money for community defibrillators.
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said Department of Agriculture technical officers will monitor carcass trim in the meat factories on behalf of farmers on a constant daily basis from later this year.
US - Weekly feeder cattle receipt volumes continued above year ago levels in July, according to USDA-Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.
IRELAND - IFA President, Joe Healy, has acknowledged the move by retailer Iceland, to support Irish liquid milk farmers, who are experiencing extreme financial pressure as a result of the extended drought this summer.
ROMANIA - Dr Geronimo Raducu Branescu, President Secretary of State Chief Veterinary Officer at the National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority has reported four outbreaks of bovine babesiosis, also known as Redwater or Tick Fever, in the city of Cluj.
GLOBAL - Global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, as all the major traded items posted notable declines, led by dairy and sugar.
GLOBAL - Following one of Cargill's best financial performances, the company launched its 2018 annual report yesterday (7 August). The report outlines a year of activating tomorrow’s solutions to nourish the world.
ISRAEL - Tara Dairies is following in the footsteps of Tnuva by raising prices of its products that are not subject to price controls.