Texas Farm Bureau members discuss political resolutions

By Julie TomascikEditor Livestock markets, property taxes, foreign ownership of farmland, and President Biden’s tax proposals were among the topics discussed at Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) policy development meetings across the state. Policy development meetings are part of the process of creating the organization’s roadmap for the coming year, allowing members to surface and discuss […]

Hog Outlook: Lean Pork Futures In Lower Prices

However, there are now strong levels of technical support just below current futures market prices, which could cause the market to bottom. Bulls can also argue that still-high US beef prices at the meat counter and good export demand for US pork will keep bottoming under the US lean and US spot pork markets, and […]

Nonprofits step in as rising food prices impact communities

By Kristen Aguirre Click here for updates on this story ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) – At the moment, the prices of grocery stores are increasing. This is because beef prices are already up 14% this year, pork prices have jumped 12.1% and poultry prices are 6.6%. Many experts claim that the demand for goods during […]

Rising meat prices hit business owners, customers in the pocket

Buy beef, pork or chicken? Be prepared to spend a little more than in the past. Prices for all three have increased during the pandemic, particularly in recent weeks. “I haven’t really paid much attention to meat prices, but if you watch the news you know there is a spike in prices across the board […]

DC Dispatch: Biden administration targets meat packaging industry

Welcome to the DC Dispatch, our roundup of Iowa news from the nation’s capital. This week, officials in the Biden administration pledged action against major meat packers who have pushed up grocery store prices. Iowa lawmakers remained focused on an upcoming budget bill and the CyHawk game this weekend. Biden administration targets meat conglomerates Brian […]

Beef prices drop slightly as animal supply improves

Market news Beef prices drop slightly as animal supply improves Wednesday 08 September 2021 KMC exports approximately 3,000 metric tonnes of beef to the Middle Eastern countries of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates per month. Photo / File By GERALD ANDAEMore from this author Summary Beef prices have started to fall as the supply […]

Strong retail demand helps Tyson Foods (TSN) despite rising costs

Tyson Foods, Inc. TSN continues to benefit from growing demand in its retail channel. The company’s robust growth efforts, such as the focus on high-protein brands and capacity expansion efforts, are driving growth. However, the rising costs are of concern. Let’s discuss further. Retail channel fuels growth Tyson Foods saw growth in the retail channel […]

Young weaners: assess their market value and sell in pairs

It’s agriculture Editor-in-Chief Catherina Cunnane chats with Keith Fahy (KF), B&T Drystock Teagasc Galway / Clare advisor. In the second part of a full interview, we discuss assessing the market value of weaned young, beef prices and pair selling. TF: How can breeders assess the market value of their weaned young? KF: The weaned chick […]

Beef trade in Northern Ireland: “mixed” performance

“Mixed performance” were the words the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) used when reporting on the beef trade in Northern Ireland this week. According to the commission, factories quoted base prices of 384 to 394 pence / kg for U-3 grade cattle meeting specifications at all factories this week. Ratings for good quality O + […]

Study Could Advance Livestock Killer Control Strategies | WSU Insider

Roberta Koku, a graduate student in Dr Susan Noh’s lab, performs DNA extractions from bacteria which will then be sent for genetic sequencing. By Josh Babcock, College of Veterinary Medicine A deadly parasite in cattle can initially infect animals with multiple strains of bovine anaplasmosis disease at the same time, according to a study by […]