Friday, April 29, 2022
US cattle ranchers say beef pricing bill fails to bring more competition to beef industry
US cattle ranchers said a new beef pricing bill (S. 4030), which aims to bring more competition to the beef industry, does not do enough for smaller ranchers to compete against the major players, Bloomberg Government reported.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Elanco and DSM announce alliance in US for Bovaer® feed additive for cattle
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated and Royal DSM have created a strategic alliance connecting both companies to address the mitigation of climate change's impact by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from farming.
Monday, April 11, 2022
DSM in agreement to provide Bovaer feed supplement to Australian cattle company
The North Australian Pastoral Co (NAPCo) has signed a collaboration and supply agreement which will enable it to use DSM's methane-reducing supplement Bovaer through its supply chain.
Monday, April 11, 2022
US cattle still raised with antibiotics despite antibiotic-free claim, says study
A new study published in Science found that a substantial portion of cattle in the United States destined for the antibiotics-free meat market have, in fact, been given antibiotics.
Monday, April 4, 2022
Australian state borders may close to cattle because of a lumpy skin outbreak
Australian government biosecurity experts said state borders may be closed to cattle movements due to the detection of lumpy skin disease in northern Australia, The Examiner reported.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
FrieslandCampina and DSM take major step to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from dairy cattle
FrieslandCampina achieved an "European first" with a large-scale pilot project to gain practical experience with Bovaer®, DSM's innovative feed additive that consistently reduces methane emissions from cows by around 30%, DSM announced.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef launches carbon footprint guideline for beef cattle production
The scientific advisory council for the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) launched the beef carbon footprint guideline to allow for consistency in calculating the carbon footprint of beef cattle production.
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
New Australian research aims to breed more resilient beef cattle
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is supporting a CSIRO project to improve the resilience of different breeds of Australian beef cattle in a changing climate by predicting its ability to manage disease challenges with little impact to its gr ...
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
US regulators approve sale of gene-edited beef cattle
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given regulatory clearance for the sale of beef from gene-edited cattle over the coming years after they determined that the livestock do not raise any safety concerns, Associated Press reported ...
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
US cattle production could drop 0.15% with rising demand for plant-based meat, research found
For every 10% reduction in price or increase in demand for plant-based meat alternates, new research estimates US cattle production will fall approximately 0.15%.
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Australia's CSIRO promotes use of native seaweed to reduce cattle emissions
Scientists from Australia's government scientific agency the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has produced a cost-effective cattle ingredient made from seaweed native to Australia that could provide a worldw ...
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Arkansas, US cattle inventories fall for third consecutive year
US state Arkansas' cattle inventories declined for the third straight year, falling more than 5% from January 2021 estimates.
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Farmer association wants beef cattle in Ireland at US$5.66/kg
The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) Livestock Committee chair has said that €5/kg (US$5.66) "must be the target" for beef cattle.
Thursday, February 10, 2022
Hewitt Cattle Australia spends US$68.6 million buying 1.1 million hectares in Central Australia
Queensland-based Hewitt Cattle Australia (HCA) has purchased 1.1 million hectares of land in Central Australia for AUD 96 million (~US$68.6 million; AUD 1 = US$0.72), based on documents from the Northern Territory Government Land Titles off ...
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
US agriculture chief welcomed at cattle convention, commits to address producers' challenges
The United States' National Cattlemen's Beef Association welcomed US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm Production and Conservation Robert Bonnie and British Ambassador Dame Karen Pierce to the 202 ...

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