Pilot cattle contracts library debuts

[ad_1] On Jan. 31, USDA launched the pilot Cattle Contracts Library, as directed by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022. The aim — present elevated market transparency for cattle producers across the contract portion of the cattle market. Attending to this working pilot library, although, wasn’t as simple because it sounds. Brittany Koop, Livestock Necessary […]

Tyson Meals introduces sustainable beef product

[ad_1] Tyson Meals launched a brand new, first-of-its-kind beef model on the Annual Meat Convention being held in Dallas, Texas, this week. Brazen Beef is designed to really ship on end-consumer sustainability calls for and produce disruption to the protein class. Tyson stated a ton of effort went into figuring out the ten% greenhouse fuel (GHG) […]

Concerns when advertising and marketing freezer beef

[ad_1] World provide chain points, excessive enter prices and concern about inflation are all taking a toll on our livestock producers’ return on investments. In the meantime, direct-marketing beef continues to rise, permitting the “farm to desk” technique to turn out to be extra worthwhile per head. Throughout the 2020 COVID-19 disaster, there have been […]

Excessive costs, low volatility | Beef Journal

[ad_1] Constant beef demand, present and anticipated tighter provides of fed cattle have pushed the currently-listed futures costs to constant life-of-contract excessive ranges. Wanting again at earlier years, most stay cattle futures costs peaked in mid- to late-2014 with the February 2015 contract topping out at $171.83. Most of this previous week the April 2024 […]

Farmer sentiment dips in February

[ad_1] The Purdue College/CME Group Ag Economic system Barometer dipped 5 factors to a studying of 125 in February. Farmers’ views concerning each present situations on their farms and their expectations for the long run additionally weakened. The Index of Present Situations fell 2 factors to 134 and the Index of Future Expectations declined 6 […]

Energy of Meat report: meat purchases above pre-pandemic ranges

[ad_1] Individuals are shopping for extra contemporary meat than earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic and are looking for worth in when it comes to worth, comfort, and better-for attributes in meat purchases, in accordance with the 18th annual Energy of Meat report launched by the Meat Institute and FMI—The Meals Business Affiliation. Self-described “meat eaters” […]

Retained placenta in beef cattle

[ad_1] Retention of fetal membranes, or retained placenta, in cows normally is outlined is outlined as failure to expel fetal membranes inside 24 hours after parturition. Usually the expulsion happens inside eight hours after supply of the calf. The placenta is retained when the cotyledons on the placenta don’t detach from the caruncles on the uterus throughout […]

USDA proposes new ‘Product of USA’ label necessities

[ad_1] The U.S. Division of Agriculture launched a proposed rule outlining new necessities that higher align the voluntary “Product of USA” label with shoppers’ interpretation of the declare. The proposed rule permits the voluntary “Product of USA” or “Made within the USA” label declare for use on meat, poultry and egg merchandise solely when they’re derived from […]

Extra $89m introduced for unbiased meat processors

[ad_1] USDA is investing one other $89 million to finance the startup and enlargement of unbiased meat processors throughout the nation, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack introduced on the Nationwide Farmers Union conference, being held this week in San Francisco. The funding helps the Biden-Harris Administration’s motion plan for a fairer, extra aggressive, and extra resilient […]

What does the 2022 drought imply for lactating pairs in 2023?

[ad_1] As of February, Nebraska stays in drought situations regardless of a lot of the state receiving vital snowfall in December and January (https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/). The soil moisture profile is in a deficit because of months of under regular precipitation the final couple of years, which can have an effect on grass progress this spring. Vary […]