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 ...
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Australia's cattle herd set to increase 4% as rebuilding picks up
Australia's cattle herd is projected to grow by 1.1 million, or 4%, this year, as its rebuilding becomes more pronounced.
Saturday, February 5, 2022
Alberta, Canada cattle industry calls for protests to end
The Alberta Beef Producers, Alberta Cattle Feeders' Association and the Canadian Cattlemen's Association has called for a resolution to the six-day protest in the capital city of Ottawa protesting vaccine mandates for truckers at the border ...
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
US Farm Bureau seeks revision to Cattle Transparency Act
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) announced on January 21 its support of the United States' Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act of 2021, with the exception of the bill's establishment of mandatory minimums for negotiated pu ...
Monday, January 3, 2022
US aquaculture firm recognised for creating seaweed that can cut cattle methane emissions
Massachusetts, US-based Australis Aquaculture was awarded the US State Department's Award for Corporate Excellence last month, in recognition for its effort to cultivate a seaweed species that can reduce the methane emissions of cattle when ...
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Australia to see increase in adult cattle slaughter next year
Industry group Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) forecast that Australia's adult cattle slaughter will jump from this year's 36-year low of six million head to 6.65 million next year and 7.45 million in 2023, as herd numbers increase follo ...
Monday, December 20, 2021
AFBF: US legislation improves cattle market transparency
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) president Zippy Duvall recently commented on the US House's vote to advance the Cattle Contract Library Act of 2021 and to extend the Livestock Mandatory Reporting Act.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Forecasts for Australia's cattle slaughter revised down to six million head for 2021
Meat & Livestock Australia has lowered its expectation for cattle slaughter numbers for calendar year 2021, in its latest Industry Projections Update issued earlier on November 15.
Friday, November 12, 2021
US senators converge on plan to tackle price disparity of cattle, beef
US Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska, the United States, and a bipartisan group of senators have come together on a plan intended to address the growing disparity between the price that ranchers are paid for their cattle and what consumers pa ...
Friday, November 12, 2021
Purina Animal Nutrition recalls cattle products distributed in Texas, US
Purina Animal Nutrition is voluntarily recalling products for cattle livestock and wildlife due to the potential of elevated urea levels.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
US government mandates could cost cattle sector billions of dollars, according to report
A recent report from Texas A&M's Agriculture and Food Policy Center said the US government mandates for price discovery could cost the US cattle industry billions of dollars.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
AHDB: Cattle supplies constrict UK beef production in August
A total of 73,200 tonnes of beef and veal was produced in the United Kingdom in August, similar to what was produced in July and 2% lower compared to the same month a year ago according to Defra figures, the Agriculture and Horticulture Dev ...

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