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 ...
Monday, September 13, 2021
83% of German cattle kept in loose housing as of March 1
83% of cattle in Germany were kept in loose housing while 79% of pigs were kept on fully slatted floors as of March 1, 2020, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reported on the basis of the final results of an agricultural census.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Asparagopsis seaweed helps to cut methane emissions in Australia's beef cattle
A feed additive based on seaweed is making waves in Australia, where it is reducing the methane emissions from beef cattle by over 80%.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
USDA to release reports on cattle sales following concerns raised about anti-competitive conduct
The United States Department of Agriculture said on August 5 it will begin releasing two new reports on cattle sales this week, after ranchers and members of the US Congress raised concerns about possible anti-competitive behavior in the ma ...
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Cattle Council chief executive notes Australian beef producers' role in improving sustainability
Australian beef producers' work to cut greenhouse gas emissions can help secure a more sustainable future for the global industry.
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.

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