Wednesday, July 21, 2021
US university study finds more salmonella strains in cattle fecal samples that testing methods miss
A study from researchers at the University of Georgia (UGA) in the United States, published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, showed that 60% of cattle fecal samples contained multiple strains of salmonella that traditional testing ...
Monday, June 14, 2021
Australia's grain-fed cattle make up half of country' beef production
Australia's grain-fed cattle have for the first time made up for 50% of the country's beef production, Beef Central reported.
Monday, June 14, 2021
Cargill joins US CattleTrace programme
Cargill announced on June 10 that it has joined US CattleTrace as an official packer member.
Monday, May 24, 2021
New Australian agri-business to raise funds for combining cattle production with carbon sequestration
Australian cattle property investment manager Packhorse has launched the Packhorse Pastoral Co, an agri-business aiming to raise $300 million in its initial move to combine cattle production with carbon sequestration on a massive scale.
Monday, May 24, 2021
Thailand orders restrictions on cattle movements due to virus outbreak
Thailand has ordered strict controls on the movement of cattle and buffaloes following an outbreak of a virus that causes lumps to form on the animals' skin and can reduce milk production, a government official said on May 23.
Monday, May 17, 2021
Australia's cattle on feed stay at over million head mark in January-March 2021
Australia's cattle on feed for the January to March 2021 quarter continues to stay at over the million head mark, despite a decrease of 43,271 head from December to 1,005,035 head, based on the latest results of the Australian Lot Feeders' ...
Friday, May 7, 2021
US swine and cattle futures up with domestic wholesale meat prices
Lean hog and live cattle futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange climbed as wholesale meat prices on the United States increased, Reuters reported.
Friday, May 7, 2021
The Pirbright Institute to research swine and cattle livestock viruses
The Pirbright Institute announced a successful funding of €3.5 million (~US$4.2 million; 1 EUR = US$1.21) into two research projects tackling African swine fever (ASF) and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS) in swine, as well as bovine ...
Friday, April 30, 2021
US live cattle futures up on grain market uncertainty, lean hog futures eased
Live cattle futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) were up as traders said the mixed grain trade offered some relief for feed costs and high demand for beef supported prices, Reuters reported.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
New Zealand cattle agritech startup raises US$23 million in funding
Halter, a New Zealand cattle Agritech startup, raised US$23 million in its latest funding round for its tech that teaches cattle to herd themselves and allows farmers to monitor their herd remotely, SmartCompany reported.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
US live cattle futures ease due to surging grain costs, lean hogs mixed
US live cattle futures eased as increased input costs possibly result in near-term cattle selling with producers resistant to purchasing higher feed costs, according to traders, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and achieving regulatory compliance via inclusion of seaweed into cattle feed
With strict new livestock greenhouse gas emissions on the horizon 80g/day of a particular red algae species reduced beef and dairy cattle methane emissions by 82% and 50% respectively.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Cargill in partnership to help US cattle ranchers tackle impacts of climate change
Sysco and Cargill, two of the world's largest food companies, have announced on April 19 a major new partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF).
Monday, April 19, 2021
Prices of US beef, cattle on upward trend as US economy recovers from pandemic
US beef and beef cattle prices are undergoing an upward trend as the US economy emerges from a year-long pandemic, according to Adam Russell of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
Friday, April 9, 2021
Agritech GPS cattle tracking company Moovement raises US$1.5 million in funding
Moovement, a Netherlands-Australia based Agritech GPS tracking company, has raised GBP 1.1 million (~US$1.5 million; GBP 1 = US$1.37) in a new funding round from Future Food Fund, which invests in agricultural and food technologies, Silico ...

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