Tuesday, October 24, 2023
China's beef production to reach record levels in 2024, USDA reports
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released its latest forecast, indicating that China's beef production is set to reach historically high levels in 2024, with a predicted growth rate of 2.7%, resulting in a total of 7.7 ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Persistent drought keeps growth of US beef cattle herds in check, says cattle industry official
The US beef cattle herd has been shrinking for several years, driven primarily by severe drought in cattle country.
Friday, October 20, 2023
Decline in US beef, pork production in September
US beef and pork production in September were significantly lower than the same period last year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
Monday, October 16, 2023
Major food industry players in US accused by lawsuit of controlling beef supply to raise prices
A lawsuit filed recently in the United States accuses food giants Cargill, Swift, Tyson, JBS Foods and National Beef Packing of artificially constraining the beef supply to inflate prices, pad profits and stifle competition.
Monday, October 9, 2023
Australia's September beef exports hit 98,713 tonnes
Australia's beef exports in September have reached 98,713 tonnes.
Monday, October 9, 2023
Australian grassfed beef producers urged to express research-related views during consultation
Australia's grassfed beef and sheepmeat producers, who have urgent research challenges that need attention, are encouraged to have their say as part of Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)'s producer consultation process.
Friday, October 6, 2023
Lead mine threatens Australia's beef exports, warns inquiry
Australia's reputation in beef cattle exports could be affected if plans for a lead mine in New South Wales proceed, according to a stern warning delivered during a state parliamentary inquiry, ABC News reported.
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Beef cattle production in Texas, US, hard hit by drought
Texas, the United States, is grappling with a severe drought that is exacting a heavy toll on beef cattle production, according to information from Texas A&M AgriLife.
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Beef made up nearly half of New Zealand meat industry's export revenue in 2022-23 financial year
New Zealand's meat industry earned $10.8 billion in export revenue during the 2022-23 financial year, to which beef contributed 43%.
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
USDA-backed project to test novel sorghum cultivars for beef, dairy cattle in US
A new USDA-supported project will test and release several new sorghum cultivars that promise high-yielding, nutritious forage for beef and dairy cattle operations in US north-central states.
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Long-term market stability expected for Wales, UK beef industry
The beef sector in Wales, the United Kingdom, may see long-term market stability and positive price growth following new calf registration numbers, which matched other statistics showing supply tightening from the end of 2024 forward, accor ...
Monday, September 25, 2023
Wildfires, drought put British Columbia, Canada beef producers in precarious position
Beef producers in British Columbia, Canada, are dealing with the most destructive wildfire season in the province's history and are tallying their losses in terms of cattle and infrastructure such as fences, said an industry leader.
Thursday, September 21, 2023
North American industry leaders share views, updates at Canadian Beef Industry Conference
The United States, Canada and Mexico must do more to protect the North American cattle herd from illnesses such as foot-and-mouth disease and BSE that threaten the continent's multi-billion-dollar beef sector, said a US industry leader.
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Anthrax confirmed in South Dakota, US beef herd
Anthrax has been confirmed in a South Dakota, US beef herd located in Ziebach County, the first case of anthrax in the state this year, with several animals found dead in an unvaccinated herd of approximately 150 pairs, Outbreak News Today ...
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
USMEF tours South Korea and Japan to highlight US beef and pork
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) recently embarked on a tour of South Korea and Japan to promote US meat exports.

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