US senators offer FTC investigation into beef pricing

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Mike Rounds introduced a bipartisan resolution on Thursday calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate beef companies for possible price fixing. It’s the latest push by politicians to hold meat companies accountable for high food prices, which critics blame in part on the fact […]

Livestock Markets – Texas Farm Bureau

The AFBF Board of Directors voted on the following policy position regarding the Livestock Price Discovery and Transparency Act: “The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) will continue to remain committed to the Livestock Price Discovery and Transparency Act, but with strong opposition to the mandatory minimum negotiated trade provision.” TFB is committed to finding solutions […]

Beef Week campaign will focus on sustainability

Cattle farming was in the spotlight this week with the industry-supported ‘Beef Week’ campaign. The Ulster Farmers’ Union is taking part in the annual Beef Week campaign which started last Saturday and runs until this Saturday 30 April in conjunction with the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) to promote the importance of sustainable beef production […]

Procurant adds meat price data to the Connect Analytics portal

WATSONVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Procurant, a cloud-based software company transforming the global food supply chain, today added weekly commodity pricing for beef, pork and veal to the Procurant Connect service for retail and wholesale buyers and suppliers of perishable products. “It can be difficult to find relevant commodity information in a timely manner. Procurant Connect brings together […]

21 Ways Beef Producers Can Tackle Net Zero

Ruminants are responsible for 73% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture, according to data from the UK National Inventory. Changes in diets, improvements in genetics and health, and better manure management and storage all have the potential to reduce GHGs. But which ones have the greatest potential and how do their costs compare? See […]

This Week in Agribusiness – April 16, 2022

Part 1 Max Armstrong is in the office this week and begins with a conversation with Case IH Global President Scott Harris about what planting season means for manufacturers, especially in a challenging environment like the one we’re experiencing right now. Mike Pearson is next, interviewing Darin Newsom of Darin Newsom Analysis to talk about […]

Cattle farmers prepare for a tough year

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — Local cattle ranchers are preparing for what looks like another tough year ahead. Farmers and herders had a difficult year last year with dry weather conditions. Now, even though there has been some dampness in the region, there is still a growing concern when it comes to finding food for […]

How much do things really cost?

At the end of 2020, a sign appeared on the street outside De Aanzet, a charming, tidy grocery store in downtown Amsterdam. It said: “Welcome to the world’s first supermarket with real prices”. Inside, two types of prices were listed for potatoes, peppers, bananas, broccoli, bread, and many other foods. The “normal” price of tomatoes […]

Most commodity prices inflate ahead of Ramadan

YASSIR WARDAD | Published: April 01, 2022 08:58:36 | Update: 01 April 2022 14:30:41 Most of the essentials like beef, chicken, fish, sugar, salads, brinjal, pulses, basin and dates increase in price just before the start of the fasting month of Ramadan. Market sources claim that edible oil is still selling at prices much higher […]

Alabama farmers are feeling the effects of inflation

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – The economy is impacting us all, from record high inflation to rising gasoline prices, but farmers are particularly feeling the pinch. The cost of raw materials and supplies is rising for farmers across the state just before the spring planting season. “Whether it’s fertilizer, fuel, or other crop protection products, all […]

Sammy’s Famous Corned Beef will close downtown Pittsburgh bar after 35 years

After 35 years serving downtown Pittsburgh customers corned beef sandwiches and frosty beer mugs, Sammy’s Famous Corned Beef is closing at the end of March. Sammy Firman has operated Sammy’s location on Liberty Avenue since its inception, and he said the bar and restaurant “worked well”. At one point, there were five Sammy locations throughout […]

The Day – The global economy can avoid the 1970s recovery, but with some difficulty

The global economy has a decent chance of escaping a full repeat of 1970s-style stagflation – and that’s about all the good news goes. A historic spike in commodity prices after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, adding to already high pandemic inflation, has investors and economists looking for parallels with the energy shocks of ages ago. […]

Call for direct payments for cattle farmers to offset costs

The chairman of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Livestock Committee has called for ‘immediate direct financial support’ to offset rising input costs on cattle farms. Brendan Golden explained that the price of feed, fertilizer and fuel is hitting suckler, breeding and finishing farms. He pointed out that these beef production systems provided “a constant supply […]

Justice Department investigates sharing of labor information by chicken companies

The Justice Department is investigating whether the poultry companies engaged in anti-competitive sharing over employment practices that weighed on the wages of workers at the plant, according to people familiar with the matter. The Justice Department’s civil investigation examines the actions of several poultry companies, the people said, and adds to the scrutiny that U.S. […]

Beef prices cushion rising production costs

Accelerating market demand is driving up prices as beef finishers find themselves almost in the same league as Arab oil tycoons as global demand continues their production. Not so long ago, aiming for a €5/kg yield for beef cattle would have been more of a pipe dream than a possibility, and this week proximity to […]

Inflation affects small farmers in Alabama

How are local farmers coping with rising costs for everything from fuel to food? HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – According to the USDA, this year, grocery store food prices are expected to rise between two and three percent, and restaurant food prices are expected to rise between four and five percent. Dr. Waha Hakin Orman of the […]

USDA predicts higher beef prices for 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The rising cost of groceries, especially meat products, has led many customers to tighten their belts or even change where they buy food. For Dustin Olsen, the butcher at Red Hog Butcher and Restaurant, he’s seen this firsthand. What do you want to know USDA expects beef prices to rise in 2022 […]

Livestock sellers expect higher prices

Prepared and written by Jeff Swenson, DATCP Livestock and Meat Specialist. The market update draws information from multiple sources, including trade publications, radio broadcasts, agricultural news services, people involved in the industry as well as USDA NASS and AMS reports. Cash cattle trade was again slow to develop this week as sellers awaited higher prices. […]

UK research: Plant-based meat growth not enough to impact beef industry

Study: Consumers are trying plant-based meat alternatives, but not at a rate that would replace the current demand for beef. LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Public Relations) — Plant-based meat substitutes are an emerging industry, growing more than 200% since the pandemic began. Agricultural economists at the University of Kentucky study consumer demand for these products and […]

Topic of the next cow and calf risk management show

K-State Research and Extension recognizes the uncertainty faced by farmers and ranchers due to fluctuating livestock and input prices. More than ever, operational risk management is critical to long-term sustainability. Jenny Ifft says successful cow-calf farmers are “risk experts. They face multiple sources of risk every day,” said Ifft, agricultural policy specialist at K-State Research […]

Installment payments, rising input costs and the threat of stray livestock continue to plague West UP sugar cane growers

NNA | Update: February 13, 2022 06:38 STI By Joymala Bagchi Barilly (Uttar Pradesh) [India]Feb 13 (ANI): Several sugarcane growers “> sugarcane growers belonging to the western region of Uttar Pradesh say that besides other problems, the one that bothers them the most are the problems related to delays in payment by the mills, the […]

Chicken wings, food prices rise ahead of big game

By Jennifer WhitlockField editor This spreadable snack for Sunday’s big game will be more expensive this year as inflation and supply chain issues continue to take their toll. Overall, food-at-home prices, which are expected to encompass standard groceries and typical products that Americans need to cook their meals at home, rose slightly in January 2022, […]

What’s for dinner? High beef prices

Derrell Peel recently came to Pennsylvania with good news: cattle prices will be high in 2022. “It’s nice to be here now and bring a little more optimism to things after everything we’ve been through for the past two years,” said Peel, a professor of agricultural economics at Oklahoma State University. . Strong demand and […]

Global Grass-Fed Beef Industry to 2031

Dublin, 01 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Grass Fed Beef Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Opportunity Assessment 2021-2031” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. A recent market study by this publisher on the Grass-Fed Beef Market offers an overall industry analysis for 2016-2020 and opportunity assessment for 2021-2031. The study offers a […]

Hindering the Free Market – Editorial

Editorial Board (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Mon 31 January 2022 2022-01-31 01:23 0 6fe955910fed7b4d49952c2c14dce02e 1 Editorial Malaysia, cooking oil, palm oil, price, product, supply chain, demand, inflation, market, subsidy To free The prices of raw materials such as coal, other minerals, rubber and coffee are highly volatile and influenced by boom and bust cycles […]

McDonald’s profits hit by rising costs and pandemic curbs

Customers are seen at a McDonald’s fast food restaurant in Tokyo, Japan September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 27 (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) missed its revenue and profit expectations on Thursday as rising costs and weak sales at its more than 4,500 restaurants […]

Canadian farmers face livestock feed shortage due to drought and transportation constraints

Beef cattle are pictured at a feedlot in Coaldale, Alberta, Canada May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Canadian farmers say they are days away from running out of feed for livestock, as severe drought last summer damaged crops needed to […]

High Feed Costs Challenge Farmers | Local company

Benjamin Herrold Lee Agri-Media Higher feed costs have been a challenge for livestock, dairy and poultry producers. “Higher feed costs are squeezing margins for livestock and dairy, as well as poultry,” says Joe Horner, an agricultural economist at the University of Missouri Extension. Eric Bailey, beef condition specialist for MU Extension, says producers are bearing […]

Is there really such a thing as low carbon beef?

There is a lots of ways to describe a piece of beef. Walk through the meat aisle of a grocery store in the United States and you’ll be presented with an assortment of meat descriptors detailing your dinner’s upbringing: Angus, Antibiotic-Free, Hormone-Free, Grass-Fed, Vegetarian – fed, and so on. But soon, you might see another, […]

Farm Bureau votes for higher reference prices, a complicated position for livestock

ATLANTA — Delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation‘s 2022 convention voted Tuesday to urge Congress to raise the prices on which agricultural crop subsidies are based and took a complicated stance on livestock swaps. Although the next farm bill will not be written until 2023, the full voting membership passed a report from the […]

USDA Increases School Lunch Funding By $ 750 Million To Counter Rising Food Prices

Top line Friday, the US Department of Agriculture announcement a $ 750 million increase in funding for school lunch programs, citing the disruption of the Covid-19 pandemic and rising food costs. West Reading, PA – March 17: Myah Abeloff, 8, hosts a packed lunch and breakfast as a Wyomissing … [+] The area school district […]

Fast food is getting more expensive: McDonald’s, Subway, Chipotle, Starbucks

Fast food prices continue to rise even though they remain more popular than ever. The costs of basic ingredients like chicken breasts, eggs and pork have skyrocketed. Labor has become more expensive as some companies say they cannot find workers. Loading Something is loading. The entire fast food landscape has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

China’s domestic pork production targets set to boost grain imports • Farm Policy News

Last week, Bloomberg News reported that “China’s reaffirmation of a long-term goal be almost entirely self-sufficient in pig production means it will be continue to harvest global grain supplies feed the world’s largest herd of pigs. “The country, which consumes half of the world’s pork, is maintain a goal of producing 95% of protein at […]

Beef Labeling Matters | News, Sports, Jobs

Jenna Vanhorne, Steele You may have read recently that the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is asking the USDA to replace Product of the USA with Processed in USA. Why is this important? There is a big difference between the words “Product” and “Treaty” when applied to beef labels. “Product of the United States” includes […]

Anxious restaurants like omicron, high food costs take their toll – troyrecord

By DEE-ANN DURBIN, MAE ANDERSON and SYLVIA HUI DETROIT (AP) – As restaurants in the US and UK are open unrestricted and often bustling, they enter their second winter of the coronavirus pandemic worried about what to come: They are pressed by shortages labor and soaring food prices and the omicron variant is looming. “I […]

Comparison of Beef with Plant-Based Alternative Proteins: What Are the Facts?

In mid-November, I traveled from my farm and cattle ranch in Kansas City for an agricultural media event called “Trade Talk”. Organized by the National Association of Farm Broadcasters, this annual event offers figures in the agricultural industry the opportunity to interview representatives of various organizations and businesses, which serve all farmers and ranchers in […]

“If they don’t act. . . they’re going to destroy an industry. Lawmakers call for more funding for restaurant relief

“Eighty-six percent represents 152,000 restaurants that are about to close. And that’s on top of the 100,000 that closed in 2020. That’s 250,000 restaurants, ”said Erika Polmar, executive director of the Independent Restaurant Coalition. Before the pandemic, she said, the United States had 500,000 restaurants that supported 11 million jobs. If the fund is not […]

Fertilizer prices – Still no deferment • Farm Policy News

DTN writer Russ Quinn reported last week that, “Average retail prices of most fertilizers continue to to augment to a good clip the first partial week of December 2021, according to sellers surveyed by DTN. Once again, the nitrogen fertilizers maintained their place as the undisputed leader. “DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends,” by Russ Quinn. DTN- […]

Build Your Base Olympians to arrive in South Dakota next week (December 7-8, 2021)

The South Dakota Beef Industry Council and Sanford Health are pleased to announce that three US Olympians from Build Your Base Team will travel to South Dakota from December 6-9, 2021. US pole vaulter, Chris Nilsen; American hammer thrower Deanna Price and American shot putter Payton Otterdahl will cross the state to launch the latest […]

Possibility of a further increase in the price of beef of more than 15c / kg – IFA

Factory quotes for beef cattle “do not reflect the strength of the market in prices delivered to farmers,” according to Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Livestock Committee Chairman Brendan Golden. Golden explained that despite increasing the price of beef by an additional 5 cents / kg this week, “it still lags behind market yields.” Mayo’s milk […]

Why Australia’s prices for chicken, beef and bread are set to rise despite heavy rains

Australians are on the verge of paying more for common groceries like chicken, beef and bread despite some of the heaviest rainfall in more than 100 years, according to a market expert. Indeed, global wheat futures prices are at their highest since November 2012 and cereals are needed to feed livestock or make flour. So […]

Thank you, farmer | Richmond County Daily Newspaper

Photo of Paige Burns Clark Harvested carrots. The national celebration of “Farm City Week” takes place each November, traditionally beginning on the Friday before Thanksgiving. The event began with a joint resolution of Congress in August 1957, in response to a proclamation by President Dwight Eisenhower to recognize the contributions of farms to rural and […]

New Comprehensive Report on US Livestock Markets

By Julie TomascikEditor A detailed report on the U.S. livestock market, including information on supply chain disruptions, was released in early October. The report was completed by the Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) at Texas A&M University in response to a request from Congress and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). “This is […]

How plant-based burgers compare to meat burgers in terms of protein quality

Plant-based burgers often promise protein comparable to their animal counterparts, but the way protein is expressed on current nutrition labels – a single generic value expressed in grams – can be misleading. This is because the human body does not use “proteins” per se. Instead, it needs essential amino acids, which are found in protein, […]

AA Co shares hit four-year high, riding beef industry boom

SHARES of the Australian Agricultural Co – the country’s only publicly traded cattle and beef producer – hit four-and-a-half-year highs this week. AA Co stock was trading as high as $ 1.63 on the Australian Stock Exchange this morning, up 18 cents last month and up 43% from the share’s value at the same time […]

Kanye West invites Drake to crush beef to free Larry Hoover

Could beef Kanye West and Drake finally end in an attempt to free Larry Hoover? Today (November 8), Rap-A-Lot CEO J Prince posted a video on his Instagram and Twitter accounts that show up with Kanye reading a pre-written message from his phone. “It’s Ye and J Prince,” Kanye begins. “I’m making this video to […]

Inelastic Beef, Lady Bird Acts, and Farm to Market Roads | Agriculture

In my job, I am often asked to speak at various meetings. When I go to these meetings, there are often other speakers presenting on other subjects, and it is interesting to listen to them, especially when I know very little about their subjects. At the 50th Annual South Central Texas Cow Calf Clinic in […]

Sticker shock in meat aisle: Food prices climbing as holidays approach

1/5 A child runs through the corn maze at the Thies Farm and Greenhouses in Maryland Heights, Mo., on October 27. Industry experts say farms are not profiting from rising food prices. & Nbsp Photo by Bill Greenblatt / UPI | Photo License PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 5 (UPI) – Thanksgiving dinner will be more expensive […]

Mixed bag for better cattle prices, cows relax more

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Dead cattle prices had a mixed week in the week ending October 30. The The average price of premium cattle in the UK fell 0.4 pence to 408.8 pence, 42p over the same week a year ago. Overall, the average GB steer price remained stable the previous week at 410.6 p […]

Beef offal: record price as the value soars to over € 200 / head

Beef offal: record price as the value soars to over € 200 / head November 2, 2021, 6:00 a.m. The value of the “fifth quarter” or offal from beef cattle has continued to skyrocket this year, with the overall price now exceeding 50 cents / kg carcass weight. Figures from Bord Bia’s Beef Market Tracker […]

This week in the food industry, October 30, 2021

Jacqueline Holland, Farm Futures, joins Mike and Max to talk about fertilizer prices, what’s impacting them and what to expect. Jerry Gulke, The Gulke Group, is in the studio to talk about markets including exports, ethanol demand, the Brazilian soybean crop, inflation, the impact of biofuels, and fuel prices. soybean oil, etc. Corn head technology […]

How will 2021’s supply chain issues impact your tri-state grocery prices – NBC New York

In supermarkets across the tri-state, sticker shock has become all too common lately. As problems with the supply chain continue, shoppers are likely to continue to see higher bills at grocery store checkouts for the foreseeable future. Some foods have already seen a significant price increase compared to last year. Chicken breast now costs almost […]

Cows are always good value for money – if you can find them.

The domestic cow price hit a new weekly high a fortnight ago, averaging 661.1 / kg carcass weight, and ended last week up 19% year-on-year, to 657 ¢ / kg. And it is not just the demand for cows on the sales yards that is driving the market, with the national average cow price above […]

Ethically Raised Beef Offered On The Kamloops Area Farm

In this undated photo, Canadian Speckle Park cattle are seen grazing on a farm in Heffley Creek, near Kamloops. Image Credit: SUBMITTED / Yasi Edwards Kamloops residents or vacationers to Sun Peaks Resort can now purchase ethically grown, hand-raised beef at market competitive prices. Beyond Veganfoods, a 150-acre farm in Heffley Creek, has added beef […]

A Portland-area grocer is suing the Redmond beef producer for $ 2.7 million over an outbreak of E. coli

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – New Seasons Market has filed a $ 2.7 million lawsuit against a Redmond beef producer, accusing the company of negligence for delivering beef contaminated with E. coli in 2019, records show judicial. Several people were sickened by the bacteria, prompting a large recall, The Oregonian / OregonLive reported. The lawsuit, filed […]