Latest Cattle Industry News:
INDIA - Over 27,000 milk producers have benefited from a dairy development programme initiated to provide financial stability to farmers in the Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra, said an official .
GUATEMALA - USMEF partnered with a popular, high-end Central American restaurant group to promote US beef with a grilling demonstration and an educational presentation on the advantages of US product.
US - The US House of Representatives has approved a motion to proceed to a conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill.
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said Glanbia had made a number of positive moves in the last week.
SCOTLAND, UK - The recent marketing campaign behind Scotch Beef PGI has delivered strong results for the Scottish red meat industry.
SOUTH KOREA - The number of livestock in South Korea rose on-year in the second quarter of 2018 due to more calves being bred, government data showed Thursday.
UK - The number of farmers switching to autumn block calving has risen, with potentially more to follow, according to our latest figures.
CHINA - China's farm produce prices slightly recovered in the week ending 15 July, reversing the downward trend for five consecutive weeks, according to data from the Ministry of Commerce.
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that USDA will release two cattle inventory reports on Friday.
TAIWAN - Promoting US beef tri-tip as a new steak cut in the Taiwanese market and working to increase US beef sales for the country’s foodservice operators, USMEF organized "2018 Steaklicious US Beef Steak Month".
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. provides a quick take on last week’s red meat production and sales data.
UK - At an event held this week (tuesday, 17 July) at the London School of Economics (LSE), pan-European dairy cooperative Arla Foods will warn that if the findings of a LSE report prove true, non-tariff barriers to trade and restricted access to labour after Brexit will leave British consumers facing a dairy dilemma which could see the availability of butter, yoghurts and cheese become restricted.
IRELAND - IFA is challenging older farmers to think more about ways they can improve their health and safety this Farm Safety Week.
CHINA - With the help of Agricultural Bank of China, the Daditou Specialized Farmers' Cooperative in Dashan town in Panzhou, Guizhou province, is exploring new types of collateral to secure loans, while the State-owned commercial lender is devoting more resources to agro-related business amid China's cuts in coal and steel capacity.
New multiplex qPCR kits enable veterinarians and farmers to take fast, well-informed action.
UK - NFU Scotland, NFU, NFU Cymru and Ulster Farmers’ Union have issued a statement following the publication of today’s Brexit white paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU.
NETHERLANDS - The number of dairy cattle moved out to pasture rose by about 2 per cent to 1.16 million in 2017 according to provisional figures supplied by the national statistics office CBS published on Thursday.
SOUTH KOREA - Cargill and Seoul-based AG Meat, a specialty import meat distributor are partnering to offer premium US beef brand, Excel®, in a new concept meat store called 'It’s Meat'. At 'It’s Meat', Korean consumers can now purchase high-quality, premium Excel® beef at competitive prices.
UK - Tesco has announced it will continue its multi-million pound investment in the growth of the British Aberdeen Angus herd, with 1,600 farmers in the UK set to benefit from new 12 month contracts which will guarantee a price above the standard market rate for beef.
US - Yesterday, Danielle Beck, director of government affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), used remarks at a public meeting to advocate for US Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversight of lab-grown fake meat products.
IRELAND - IFA National Liquid Milk Chairman John Finn has said the 2017 report by the National Milk Agency, published this week, highlights the role of retail practices when it comes to keeping specialist fresh milk producers viable, and securing domestic drinking milk supplies.
US - Nearly 635 million kilograms of American cheese are in cold storage in the United States. That's roughly 1.8 kilos of cheese for every American, the highest amount since record-keeping began in 1917.
US - The Office of the Chief Economist released the latest WASDE yesterday, following usual protocol, updating crop acres to match the USDA NASS "Acreage" report but leaving yields on their respective trend lines, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.
CANADA - The Canadian beef sector is a strong economic driver, accounting for $9 billion in farm cash receipts in 2017.
UK - Arla Foods is to expand its successful Finnish brand, Ihana, into new markets with the premium yogurt range launching in Denmark this spring and the UK this week. Meaning ‘wonderful’ in Finnish, Ihana was launched through an extensive brand launch in 2016 in Finland with an iconic new design.