Evening Edition | Friday, September 30, 2022

In tonight’s evening edition, find out about the lawsuit against Syngenta and Corteva, climate change in the farm bill, market analysis and this week’s top stories. Syngenta and Corteva lawsuit Two of the world’s largest pesticide makers, Syngenta and Corteva, illegally paid distributors to limit their dealings with competitors who made cheaper generic versions of […]

Rajasthan BJP MLA brings cow to Assembly to protest against rising cases of lumpy skin disease

On Tuesday, the streets of Japiur saw massive protests led by leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) against rising cases of lumpy skin disease (LSD) in the worst affected state. Pushkar BJP MLA Suresh Rawat also reached Rajasthan Assembly with a cow on Monday. Viral disease has hit milk collection in Jaipur. This consequently […]

Kepak livestock supply boss gives outlook on beef trade

Beef farmers gathered at Kilkenny Mart on Tuesday September 13 for the Teagasc Winter Beef Finishing information event. One of the speakers for the evening was Jonathan Forbes, Kepak Group Purchasing Director, who provided insight into the market from both his personal perspective and Kepak’s perspective. Farmers at the event listened closely to the Purchasing […]

Droughtmaster sire breaks world record for breed, selling for $220,000 at Central Queensland Livestock Exchange in Gracemere

A Droughtmaster bull broke the world record for the breed at the Central Queensland Livestock Exchange in Gracemere, selling for $220,000. Key points: Droughtmaster bull sold for $220,000 at Gracemere on Wednesday, breaking breed world record Adam and Shelley Geddes at Oasis Droughtmasters sold the bull to Rondel Droughtmasters He beats the previous record for […]

Updated price from Ruthin’s auction

RUTHIN Farmers’ Auction reports sales of 1,153 prime lambs at £130 / 279ppk and 241 ewes at £13. First Lambs (Auctioneer-Elfor Morris): A total of 1,153 lambs advanced through the day with an average weight of 38.4 kg at an average of 222 ppk. Corn feed vendors are always rewarded with a bounty with wanted […]

Using Body Condition Score to Better Manage Livestock – Kiowa County Signal

By Rhett Newby Agricultural and Natural Extension Agent Resources [email protected] PRATT, KAN.- Body condition scoring is an important tool that cattle producers can use in their programs to get a better return on investment. Cattle scoring can give producers a better idea of ​​the overall health of their herd and understand who needs more feed […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 www.BusinessInsider.co.za. The growing […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Statement by Senator Cramer on Livestock Compensation Program Payment Adjustments

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) released the following statement on the Farm Service Agency (FSA) Livestock Compensation Program (LIP) payment adjustment: “The Livestock Compensation Program exists to help producers who have had higher than normal livestock deaths as a result of storms, such as the major blizzards that hit North Dakota this spring. […]

Sysco accuses four biggest beef processors of price fixing – Indianapolis Business Journal

The country’s largest food retailer has joined other companies in accusing the four biggest meat processors of working together to inflate beef prices. Sysco recently filed a federal lawsuit in Texas accusing Tyson Foods, JBS, Cargill and National Beef of price fixing. The lawsuit said these companies conspired to suppress the number of cattle slaughtered […]

Beef producers are still third in value share

“Looking at this shift, which started towards the end of 2014 and continued through 2015 and 2016, we saw an expansion of the cow herd,” she explained. “More cows were supporting a greater supply of calves, supply and demand changed, and packers were able to be less aggressive in buying and suppress the price.” Stewart […]

A date with a “little and pretty” cow, a two-humped camel and other people – Diary

KARACHI: After another dazzling late night, it’s yet another morning at the city’s biggest cattle market at Sohrab Goth. The animals were resting, some nibbling and chewing food while others were cooling off. Mind you, this was no ordinary refreshment. Pet sitters and sitters lathered them up using body wash and shampoo to keep their […]

Dairy beef ready for growth

Feed accounts for over 70% of the cost of beef production, making feed conversion efficiency a critical component of farm profitability. But there is substantial variability in performance across the herd that can be greatly improved by measuring it and using genomic testing to sort out the relative efficiency of cattle. The American precision breeding […]

Senate advances livestock market reform bills

At a business meeting, the Senate Agriculture Committee walked out of committee and prepared for indoor action two livestock market reform bills, S. 4030, the Discovery Act of 2022 and Livestock Price Transparency, and S.3870, the Meat and Poultry Special Investigators Act. of 2022. “These bills will move toward a more competitive, transparent and fair […]

Weekly kill: networks begin to warp, under the weight of skyrocketing operating costs and pressure from US exports

AFTER an unbroken ten-week streak of little to no change in direct consignment offers from eastern states beef processors, the first signs of shaky ground emerged yesterday. One of the country’s largest multi-site export processors has lowered tariffs on four-tooth steers and heavy cows at its Queensland operations by 20c/kg. The rates for this company […]

Canada pushes for health warnings on mincemeat

CANADA’s health authority has created a beef with its beef industry about proposed new labels to put a health warning on mince. New labeling requirements proposed by Health Canada aim to limit sodium, sugars, saturated fats and trans fats in the diet – with the ultimate goal of reducing obesity and chronic non-communicable diseases, such […]

Livestock prices set to drop as herd slowly rebuilds

The Australian Government’s official commodity forecaster expects livestock prices to fall over the next financial year as the pace of herd and herd rebuilding fueled by successive years of above-average rainfall begins to slow down. The value of beef and sheepmeat exports is expected to fall to $9.4 billion and $3.6 billion respectively, as price […]

Government strives to improve and replenish Sahiwal cattle breed – Kenya News Agency

The government is working to improve dairy cattle breeds for increased milk production through the development of a sustainable heifer delivery model that targets small dairy farmers. David Masingo examining his herd of Sahiwal cattle at his farm in Oliashire, Olkiloriti sub-location in Transmara. Photo by Wangari Ndirangu Through the Kenya Agriculture and Livestock Research […]

USDA would reform ‘tournament’ system in poultry production

Poultry farmers would benefit from greater protection against abuse by processors under a USDA proposal to revamp the “tournament” system that pits producers against each other in a competition for revenue, said the Biden administration said Thursday. The administration also announced $200 million in funding to help independent meat processors start businesses or expand production. […]

Record number of cattle fed and record low inventory outside feedlots

Click here for DTN Livestock Commentary: https://www.dtnpf.com/… If ranchers aren’t careful, they will become complacent and unprepared when the market tide turns. In a volatile market, it is dangerous to be reactionary and it is equally dangerous to become complacent. Currently, heavy placements and record numbers of cattle fed do not bode well for sellers. […]

Livestock markets see turnover rise by £83m in 2021

Direct sellers and producers have returned to Wales’ direct selling networks, having increasingly experienced integrated supply chains and lacking cost of production contracts, while livestock markets have reached record prices for stocks across the country. With turnover for all species through the Wales livestock auction system increasing by over £63m to a total of over […]

Livestock and hog futures weaken as high meat prices threaten demand – CME

News Livestock and hog futures weaken as high meat prices threaten demand – CME May 13, 2022 Analysts fear inflation will remain high Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) livestock futures fell on Thursday as high meat prices threaten U.S. demand, Reuters reportedquoting analysts. Worries that inflation could stay high for longer than expected weighed on markets […]

6 Tips to Dramatically Increase Your Chances in the Cattle Farming Business

Dakota Everts directs the Growing Forward program for cooperative credit institution Farm Credit Mid-America, and hosts in person Know how to grow conferences for its young farmer clients (under 35, under 10 years in agriculture). Participants receive two days of instruction to successfully complete their new farm. Everts firmly believes that there are some practical […]

Beef recovers but supply pressures remain

Report Author: Angus Gidley-Baird, Senior Animal Protein Analyst at Rabobank Australia’s national cattle herd continues to recover, although supply chain issues could affect its growth, according to a new report from Rabobank. The seasonal outlook for beef, titled The recovery is well underway but the process will be slowfound that supply chain pressures could impact […]

Beef so prohibitive!

YASSIR WARDAD | Published: April 30, 2022 08:32:46 | Update: April 30, 2022 10:23:11 Beef prices soared to Tk760 per kilo in an unregulated market in the capital just days before the Eid-ul-Fitr festival. Lack of market oversight by relevant government agencies and two municipal corporations encourages traders to set the price at will, market […]

Little change in high livestock prices in Ballarat stores

Enclosure: 3500 EYCI: 1085c/kg Charger Rating (against EYCI): +32pts DIRECTIONS: 500-650 kg: $2,940 to $3,490, average of 536 c/kg: 360-500 kg: $2,250 to $3,000 average of 617 c/kg; 280-360kg $1800-$2340, average 656c/kg. HEIFERS: 360-500kg $2030-$2600 for 575c/kg; 280-360kg $1700-$2410, average 618c/kg Sue Freeman, with children Chloe and Zac, of Garibildi sold Angus weanlings, 335kg, for […]

Changemakers help the reef | Queensland country life

This article is branded content for Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. Brigid and Owen Price adopt industry best practices in beef production systems to increase productivity and profits and reduce their environmental footprint for generations to come. The couple and their three children farm in Injune and Rockhampton in the Great Barrier Reef catchment […]

What did the 2021 drought cost the California economy?

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) – In addition to farm workers, California’s ongoing drought is impacting the state’s economy in several ways. 23ABC took an in-depth look at a recent study by the University of California Merced in February and look at those impacts. The report was produced by “using surveys, reviews of hydrological information and remote […]

“But all things considered, cattle prices have been high this spring” – DiscoverWestman.com

Covid restrictions, drought conditions and now the Ukraine-Russia war have all contributed to the challenges faced by cattle farmers. Killarney Auction Mart owner Allan Munroe says you don’t have to look far to see how the war in Europe is affecting us here in Manitoba. “I’m sure everyone can see what’s going on at the […]

Rising meat prices hit barbecue joints | Community

In the self-proclaimed “Barbecue Mutton Capital of the World,” barbecue restaurants are beset by rapidly rising prices for mutton – and everything else. “Mutton has tripled in the last six or seven months,” said John Foreman, fifth-generation owner of Old Hickory Bar-BQ. “Slices are $20 a pound now. It’s the highest I’ve ever seen. Old […]

Dawn March 29: Biden proposes $2.6 billion USDA raise

President Joe Biden’s fiscal year 2023 includes a $2.6 billion, or 9%, increase for the USDA with many of the same themes as the first budget he proposed a year ago. The FY23 proposal prioritizes research, climate adaptation, expanding rural broadband, and addressing equity issues. These priorities also include technical assistance for conservation. The President […]

Certified Angus Beef Annual Premiums Reach Record $182 Million | Livestock

The highly marbled branded product available today is the aggregate result of countless producers meeting consumer taste expectations, driving demand to a 33-year high, said Randy Blach, CEO of CattleFax. Photo submitted By Morgan Boecker, Certified Angus Beef Is there enough quality beef? The market doesn’t seem to think so. A bi-annual survey of the […]

Weekly property report: Fundamentals remain positive, despite a possible rise in interest rates

STRONG commodity prices will support rural property prices even if interest rates rise, two experienced rural property appraisers in northern and southern Australia said last week. In this week’s property review, they explain why. Speaking at Friday’s annual Herron Todd White property briefing, held jointly in Brisbane and Melbourne, HTW’s Director and Head of Valuations […]

Australia’s live cattle trade expected to fall sharply as prices soar

Australia’s live cattle export trade is expected to fall 16% this financial year as record prices force buyers in major Southeast Asian markets, including Indonesia, to seek cheaper alternatives. The grim forecast, contained in the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Science’s new quarterly outlook, predicts livestock exports will peak at 649,000 head […]

Food inflation made Tyson Stock a winner. But this analyst downgraded the shares.

Text size Tyson Food was downgraded by a BMO Capital analyst. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Tyson Foods has thrived during the pandemic as the meat producer passed on rising costs by raising prices. But BMO Capital analyst Kenneth Zaslow downgraded the stock citing its weakened outlook on beef profitability. Zaslow downgraded its rating to Market Perform […]

Crop and Livestock Prices Soar | News

Ask farmers what their worries are this spring and you won’t hear much about temperatures or rainfall. “The weather so far is not our sworn enemy this year,” said Terry Crouse, Southern States director at Romney. Instead, suppliers, producers and sellers talk about rising inflation and the war in Ukraine. Ukraine is one of the […]

Farmers in Tiruppur district let cattle graze in fields as price of women’s fingers drops to Rs 10 per kg – The New Indian Express

Express press service TIRUPPUR: As the purchase prices of ladyfingers drop to Rs 10 per kilogram, farmers are leaving crops on their farmlands in Pongalur block in Tiruppur district to graze cattle. Speaking to TNIE, farmer M Kanagaraj said, “We have been farming women’s finger for generations. I sow 30 cent okra seeds towards the […]