Walmart announces equity investment in Sustainable Beef LLC

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – Walmart is now working with the region’s newest rancher-owned company, Sustainable Beef LLC. Announce Wednesday, an agreement signed by Walmart, investing in a minority stake in the company. Walmart reports that the equity investment is part of a broader strategic partnership to source premium sustainable beef from Sustainable Beef LLC’s […]

Commentary: How to improve the global food supply? Encourage a more sustainable system

To make more informed decisions about risks and opportunities in the agriculture and food sectors, banks and investors need more reliable and robust biodiversity data. Two frameworks – the Principles for Responsible Banking and the Task Force on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures – provide solid starting points for the financial industry to address these issues. Both […]

Heavier hefts lift, while lighter lines make it easier to line up 9692 larger heads

Part of a series of 342 Droughtmaster and Droughtmaster cross backgrounder 8-11 month old steers from Springsure, central Queensland, drafted in three lines at 275-280kg, dropping from 611c/kg to 644.3c/kg on Friday . AFTER an extremely quiet August, AuctionsPlus commercial cattle sales numbers rose this week, with 9,692 head offered up 83% from the previous […]

Beef. That’s what’s for dinner. 300 returns to Daytona International Speedway for 2023 NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 27, 2022) – Daytona International Speedway announced today that the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), a subcontractor of the Beef Checkoff, will bring the Beef. That’s what’s for dinner.® 300 back at the World Center of Racing for a third year as an authorized sponsor of the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series […]

Palthu Janwar trailer: Minnal Murali director Basil Joseph plays a lowly livestock inspector in this rural drama

The Palthu Janwar trailer released on Saturday promises a feel-good movie with plenty of drama. Basil Joseph, who rose to national fame directing the Malayalam superhero film Minnal Murali, is seen as an affable and naive livestock inspector in the film. Palthu Janwar is directed by debutant Sangeeth P Rajan, who worked as an assistant […]

County Agricultural Development, Enhancement Strategy Adopted | News, Sports, Jobs

Chautauqua County has experienced significant changes in the farming community since the adaptation of the Farmland Protection Plan (FPP) of 2000. The county has a diverse agricultural production sector, agricultural input and service sector, as well as sectors related to food processing and value-added production. To understand how agriculture has changed in the […]

Great Florida Cattle Drive and gas prices down again

Great Florida Cattle Drive and gas prices down again From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your agribusiness update. ** The 2022 Great Florida Cattle Drive runs from December 4-10, celebrating previous campaigns and celebrating 500 years of Florida “cow culture”. Reports, the route will end in Kenansville with a celebration of […]

Lack of CO2 threatens Polish food industry

New Lack of CO2 threatens Polish food industry August 26, 2022 CO2 is also crucial for the meat and dairy sectors The subsidiary of Danish brewery Carlsberg in Poland could reduce or stop beer production due to a lack of carbon dioxide deliveries, which is becoming a problem for the country’s food industry, reported Reuters. […]

Bear Creek, Alliant Energy’s first large-scale solar project, is now operational

By Chris Crowell August 24, 2022 Alliant Energy’s first large-scale solar project is now operational. At 50 megawatts (MW), the Bear Creek Solar Project in Richland County is Wisconsin’s newest large-scale utility solar farm. The site can generate enough electricity to power approximately 13,000 homes. “This project represents an important long-term investment in our community,” […]

Market access, rather than price premiums, could become a key driver of carbon/methane reduction progress

WHO is ultimately going to pay for the carbon and methane reduction work in Australia’s red meat industry? The subject was discussed at an Australian Agribusiness Association rally held in Brisbane yesterday. MP Managing Director Jason Strong, BDO Director Responsible for Sustainability Brett Spicer and Anna Speer of Woolworths Greenstock pictured during the panel discussion […]

Nearly 720,000 tonnes of food exported from Ukraine under new deal

New Nearly 720,000 tonnes of food exported from Ukraine under new deal August 24, 2022 Exports of major commodities fell nearly 50% A total of 33 cargo ships carrying around 719,549 tonnes of foodstuffs left Ukraine under a UN-brokered deal with Turkey to unblock Ukrainian seaports, Reuters reportedciting the Ukrainian Ministry of Agriculture on Tuesday. […]

Energy crisis, agricultural crisis, water crisis

Guzman Energy isn’t exactly a household word, but it should be. The Denver-based company navigated through the Clean Technica radar three years ago with an innovative coal-versus-solar financing scheme for rural electric cooperatives. In the latest twist, the company shows how agrivoltaics can change the hearts and minds of local policymakers, convincing them to approve […]

Are Omaha steaks worth the hype?

If you don’t live near a quality butcher and want an option that exceeds supermarket offerings, then yes, Omaha Steaks is worth it. He really impressed with every offer. Start with the sales of Omaha Steaks to see if you agree that it offers top-notch food and customer service. If you order the Beef Wellington, […]

Livestock lockdown won’t hurt your first summer braai – but a lot could happen by Christmas

Herd of oxen standing outdoors. (Image: Getty) South Africa’s ban on livestock movements won’t hugely affect meat prices, an economist says – not yet. The 21-day ban comes as South Africa’s peak red meat consumption season approaches. Everything will depend on when exactly the ban is lifted. For more stories go to The growing […]

Let livestock invest in packing plants

The “Local Meat Processing Expansion Act” introduced by Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM) would allow owners of livestock auction markets to invest in small meat processing operations. The Packers and Stockyards Act prohibits auction houses from owning, investing in, managing or operating a packing plant or meat marketing business. Senator Ernst […]

Coca-Cola bottler unveils sustainability funding program for its suppliers

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has introduced a new sustainability-related financing program, designed to offer companies in the soft drink bottler’s supply chain reduced financing rates if they meet key environmental and social objectives. CCEP described the financial scheme, to be overseen by specialist food and agriculture bank Rabobank, as one of the first of its […]

Lumpy skin disease: Milk prices rise, work on war footing, Hooda tells Haryana government

Former Haryana Chief Minister and Opposition Leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda has called on the government to work on a war footing to deal with lumpy skin disease which he said was still spreading at an alarming rate among livestock. Hooda said thousands of animals have fallen prey to the disease, with livestock continually succumbing to […]

Agricultural issues discussed during campaign stop at local farms

U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik, R-Saratoga, and Republican candidate for the 19th congressional district Marcus Molinaro both said Monday they would support reforming and expanding the federal agricultural visa program to help farmers to gain better access to legal immigrant workers, while lambasted New York State’s expansion of overtime rights for farmworkers. Stefanik and Molinaro spoke […]

Walmart Shoppers Replace Lunch Meat With Beans

Walmart says inflation continues to impact its shoppers, especially those with lower incomes. CFO John Rainey explained how consumers trade meat for beans. Inflation has hit low-income consumers harder than their affluent counterparts. Loading Something is loading. Walmart shoppers are looking for beans instead of meat for lunch, the company said Tuesday, in the latest […]

Breeding results and winners at the Tullamore Show

The Tullamore Show and the FBD National Livestock Show took place on Sunday August 14 and, according to show organizers, “over 60,000 people attended”. Judging in the pedigree and commercial cattle section began at 10:00 a.m. sharp and throngs of people and cattle basked in the August sunshine on the show ground at Blue Ball, […]

Prime Minister: health is not only the responsibility of the Ministry of Health

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 August – Health care is not solely the responsibility of the Ministry of Health (MOH) but other parties including stakeholders, public and private sectors and civil society, said today Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob today. He acknowledged that Malaysia needed a comprehensive and thorough plan for health care reforms after two years […]

Is meat more affordable outside the United States?

While the high inflation food prices may currently squeeze family meat budgets, Americans have always paid less for meat. In 2017, the Houston Press shared findings from Caterwings, a UK-based business-to-business catering service. At that time, Caterwings found that Americans were paying $17 for a pound of beef tenderloin, which was close to the market […]

A little taste of everything for students interested in plants for livestock – Daily Democrat

Everyone has a seat at the Agriculture Program table at Woodland Community College. Its role could expand further as the nation battles food insecurity. Just recently, United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited the Yolo Food Bank in Woodland to announce a $43 million cooperative purchase assistance agreement to help local producers provide food […]

Q&A: Iowa State Fair

With US Senator Chuck Grassley Q: What awaits visitors to the Iowa Fair? A: For generations of Iowans, the Iowa State Fair is one of the most anticipated events of the year to celebrate our agricultural heritage, innovation and industrial achievement. Throughout 11 days, August 11-21, 2022, there’s something for everyone, from food and entertainment, […]

Copying ASEAN neighbors could be key to Ph’s agricultural growth – Manila Bulletin

BEFORE GARDENER Yvette Tan This is part two of last week’s column titled “Seven Systemic Things the DA Should Consider Reforming.” In part one, economist Cielito F. Habito outlined seven challenges that prevent the Department of Agriculture (DA) from being truly practitioner- and agribusiness-focused. Now he offers suggestions to help get the ministry back on […]


Nation’s Only Producer-Owned Beef Processor Awarded $12.232 million From the Texas Enterprise Fund AMARILLO, TX, August 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced today that the state of texasthrough the Texas Enterprise Fund, intends to support the establishment of Producer Owned Beef’s state-of-the-art beef processing facility in Amarillo –– the only facility of […]

Ellicottville Farmer Seeks Tax Breaks to Grow Fresh Vegetables | Business premises

A Southern Tier farm operator who specializes in growing various types of lettuce, herbs and other green vegetables for sale to consumers, restaurants and grocery stores asks the Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency for a tax-exempt financing to build a corporate headquarters and growing facility in Ellicottville for the company’s vertical gardens. Ellicottville Greens, which […]

Qld plans livestock biosecurity task force

The state will recruit biosecurity officers to prepare the livestock industry for disease risks as Australia strives to remain free of foot-and-mouth disease. Queensland will set up a task force to help protect the state’s livestock from ‘unprecedented biosecurity risks’ amid the threat of foot and mouth disease on Australia’s doorstep. Over 450,000 cases of […]

Meridian (NASDAQ:MRBK) vs. Ames National (NASDAQ:ATLO) Critical Contrast

Meridian (NASDAQ:MRBK – Get Rating) and Ames National (NASDAQ:ATLO – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which stock is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk. Analyst Notes This is a summary of Meridian’s and Ames National’s current ratings, as […]

Producer Sentiment Rises Slightly – Farm Economics Barometer

New Producer Sentiment Rises Slightly – Farm Economics Barometer August 06, 2022 Higher input costs, lower prices among top concerns The Purdue University/CME Group Agricultural Economics Barometer The Farmers’ Sentiment Index rose 6 points in July to 103. Producers were slightly more optimistic about current and future economic conditions on their farms compared to June. […]

State plans to designate reintroduced wolves in Colorado as experimental, which would give ranchers more flexibility to harass, harm or kill

The gray wolf once inhabited all parts of Colorado, but was shot, trapped, and poisoned until it was eradicated from the state in the 1940s.Getty Images As Colorado Parks and Wildlife continues its meetings and process to reintroduce gray wolves to the West Slope, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service begins its process to introduce […]

Financing agreements finalized with Trafigura to secure up to US$55 million for El Domo development

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – August 5, 2022) – SALAZAR RESOURCES LIMITED (TSXV: SRL) (OTCQX: SRLZF) (FSE: CCG.F) (“Salazar” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Adventus Mining Corporation (“Adventus”) has entered […]

Column: China’s agricultural imports to the United States reach new highs in 2022, but volumes vary

A plot of wheat that was missed by the combine harvester is seen during harvest in Corn, Oklahoma, U.S., June 12, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug 4 (Reuters) – China is on track to become the top international buyer of U.S. agricultural products for the […]

Livestock Spotlight – Houston Herald

Over the years, I’ve witnessed many cattle competitions at the Texas County Fair, and one thing never gets old: listening to a judge describe what makes one animal stand out from the rest. But while it’s always nice to hear them speak, not all judges are created equal when it comes to their performance. In […]

In Brief: Main Legal Issues of Project Finance Transactions in Taiwan

Government authorities Competent authorities 16What are the relevant government agencies or departments with authority over projects in typical project areas? What is the nature and extent of their authority? What is the history of state ownership in these sectors? In Taiwan, project finance mainly applies to infrastructure projects developed by the private sector or through […]