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25 August 2015
Meat Futures Focused on Asia Market Crisis
US - At this point, livestock futures are focused on the broader macro markets and threats of a brewing financial crisis in Asia, write analysts Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
20 August 2015
Hormel Foods Turkey Profits Down After Avian Flu
US - Hormel Foods have reported their results for the third quarter of their 2015 fiscal year, with turkey profits substantially lower than 2014 due to the impact of avian flu....
19 August 2015
Poultry Exporters Lost Millions After US Avian Flu Trade Restrictions
US - Although no detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been recorded in the US for more than seven weeks, the toll the virus has taken on the US poultry and egg industry this year is staggering....
18 August 2015
Iowa Study Shows Bird Flu Impact on Jobs
US - An Iowa Farm Bureau study has shown that the bird flu outbreaks cost Iowa nearly 8,500 jobs and nearly $427 million in lost income and taxes....
14 August 2015
CME: Feed Costs to Remain Low
US - The latest USDA WASDE report once again surprised grain market traders with yields that were much higher than private estimates, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
13 August 2015
CME: US Meat Export Volumes Down
US - International trade is a hot topic in the protein markets, and with good reason, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
10 August 2015
US Agricultural Input Costs Up in 2014
US - US farmers spent nearly $4 billion on agricultural production in 2014, up 8.3 per cent from 2013....
Is US Agricultural Productivity Growth Falling?
US - Future agricultural productivity growth is expected to fall as a result of current reductions in research funding, according to a new report from the US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS)....
07 August 2015
Cargill Reports Fourth-Quarter Losses, but Poultry Performing Well
US - US meat producer Cargill has reported a net loss of $51 million in the fiscal 2015 fourth quarter ended 31 May 2015....
05 August 2015
Tyson Foods Reports Strong Chicken Results, Other Operations Disrupted
US - US meat and poultry producer Tyson Foods reported a strong performance in their third quarter results, despite the beef market suffering from the US port disruptions....
03 August 2015
Foster Farms Launches Turkey Sandwich Competition
US - Foster Farms is launching a “Don’t Call Me Basic” turkey sandwich contest to find the most inventive turkey sandwich recipe. ...
31 July 2015
Pilgrim's Pride Reports Increased Income
US - Big US poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride has reported an increase in income in the second quarter of 2015 compared with the same period last year, despite the avian flu outbreaks causing a challenging export market....
29 July 2015
Ecuador Partially Lifts US Poultry Product Avian Flu Ban
ECUADOR - Ecuador's Sanitary Authority (AGROCALIDAD) has lifted restrictions on imports of US processed poultry products from highly pathogenic avian influenza-free states, regions, zones or areas....
28 July 2015
Hormel Foods Buys Organic Brand
US - Hormel Foods Corporation has announced the closing of its acquisition of Applegate Farms....
24 July 2015
CME: US Cold Storage Stocks Significantly Higher Than 2014
US - USDA’s monthly Cold Storage report shows (as expected) significantly larger stocks of frozen meat and poultry relative to last year, but some reduction of those stocks from last month, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
23 July 2015
CME: Broiler Flock Growing; Turkey Flock Recovering
US - The US' broiler flock is still growing, and the turkey flock appears to be recovering from the effects of highly pathogenic avian influenza, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
22 July 2015
US Meat, Poultry Production Down in Second Quarter
US - US red meat and poultry production were strongly affected by weather and disease in the second quarter of 2015, according the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS)....
20 July 2015
USPOULTRY Women's Leadership Conference Set for August
US - The 2015 USPOULTRY Women’s Leadership Conference is an invaluable platform for women in various levels of management and responsibilities who want to grow as leaders in their organisations, communities and careers. ...
17 July 2015
CME: Bird Flu a Wild Card for US Chicken, Pork Markets
US - While much of the focus in the pork market has been on slaughter levels, weights and fall supplies, we think market participants would do well to also keep an eye on the broiler market....
16 July 2015
US Consumers Still Love Chicken, Survey Shows
US - Chicken consumption remains high in 2015 in the two primary purchase channels, supermarket and food service establishment, according to new research presented at the 2015 Chicken Marketing Seminar....
15 July 2015
US Still Waiting for Progress on South Africa Market Access
US - A recent report by the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA FAS) said that there has been little progress on exports of bone-in chicken to South Africa....
13 July 2015
USPOULTRY Financial Management Seminar Focuses on Leadership
US - This year’s USPOULTRY financial management seminar brought together financial managers to discuss key economic trends, global markets, tax updates and other financial drivers that affect a poultry company’s bottom line. ...
07 July 2015
US Expo to Pair International Buyers with American Suppliers
US - The 2016 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has been named one of 23 events across the US to participate in the Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Programme....
02 July 2015
Tyson Foods Expanding US Operations
US - Large US poultry processor Tyson Foods is expanding its operations in the country, hiring additional workers and improving facilities....
29 June 2015
Spanish Egg Producers Willing to Make Up US Shortfall
US - In response to the avian influenza outbreak in the US and the subsequent demand for eggs in the US market, Spanish egg producers are angling to export eggs to the country. ...
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