CME Daily Features
US - Thursday's edition of DLR remains germane to the current situation in the beef industry and published reports in "Meat & Poultry" and the "Dodge City Daily Globe" indicate that Cargill is making changes in response to falling cattle numbers by reducing the work force at its Dodge City harvest facility, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner.
US - There was plenty of anticipation last fall (among retailers and foodservice operators) that the decline in grain prices and increases in the broiler hatchery flock would translate into significant increases in broiler production... and lower prices, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner.
US - Last week’s meat export data for January completed the information required to derive demand indexes and real per capita expenditures for the month and the results are mixed, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner.
US - USDA’s monthly "Cold Storage" report, released on Friday afternoon indicated frozen meat and poultry inventories as of 31 January were 4.4 per cent lower than one year ago but 4.7 per cent higher than at the end of December, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner.
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