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29 May 2014
Climate Change Credentials of the US Egg Industry
US - A leading egg farmers' organisation, United Egg Producers, explains how the sector has contributed to sustainable food production and continues to make progress in terms of its environmental impact and bird welfare....
22 May 2014
Tyson Expands in Tennessee
US - Food processor Tyson Foods is to invest $15.5 million to expand its current operations in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, and hire and train 157 new workers....
21 May 2014
Union Statement on House and Senate Agriculture Appropriations
US - Yesterday (Tuesday, 20 May), both the US House of Representatives and US Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittees marked up legislation for the 2015 fiscal year....
20 May 2014
Farmers Union Continues to Defend COOL
US - The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard argument en banc in AMI v. USDA. While a three-judge panel had affirmed the district court’s denial of a preliminary injunction on the implementation of the revised Country-of-Origin...
19 May 2014
CME: Retail Meat Prices for April Reveal More New Records
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...
15 May 2014
Ag Economist Offers Insights to Latest US Farm Bill
US - A Purdue Extension agricultural economist has published two articles that include analysis of what the 2014 Farm Bill could mean for farmers and agriculture in the Midwest. ...
13 May 2014
Mississippi Poultry Farmers Optimistic Despite Tornados
US - Poultry growers are reeling from the April 28 tornadoes that caused tremendous damage on farms and the loss of more than a million birds in four Mississippi counties....
12 May 2014
USDA Report Mixed Bag for Grain Markets
US - Corn futures saw selling pressure in the wake of Friday's bearishly perceived USDA reports....
08 May 2014
‘State of the Chicken Industry’ Testimony before House Subcommittee
US - National Chicken Council (NCC) Senior Vice President and Economist Bill Roenigk testified Wednesday before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development and Credit about the current state of the chicken industry. Mr Roenigk’s...
06 May 2014
Concern over Damage by Renewable Fuels to US Chicken Production
US – A leading poultry sector spokesperson has warned of the dangers of using grain for fuel in a testimony before the House Subcommittee....
China Lifts Ban on Imports of Chicken from Virginia
VIRGINIA, US - Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that after almost seven years, Virginia poultry exports will resume to the People’s Republic of China. The ban was imposed after a single outbreak of low-pathogenic avian flu in poultry...
05 May 2014
First Forecasts for 2014/15 in Upcoming Supply, Demand Report
US - The next World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, which will be released at on 9 May, will include USDA's initial assessment of US and world crop supply and demand prospects and US prices for the 2014/15 marketing year....
01 May 2014
Delaware Chicken Production Rises But Margins Take a Hit
US - Delaware’s broiler chicken output grew slightly in 2013 and while total production values jumped 23.3 per cent, high grain and energy prices blunted returns to those on the front line of the region’s dominant farm sector....
24 April 2014
Tighter Meat US Supplies Than Last Year
US - Inventories of meat in cold storage in the US are well below year ago levels, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s monthly Cold Storage report for the end of March....
21 April 2014
CME: Dip in Weekly Broiler Slaughter During January to March
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,...
Meat, Poultry Groups Support Administration’s Stance on TPP Negotiations
US - Five meat and poultry organizations thanked President Barack Obama for the Administration’s efforts in the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations....
14 April 2014
Salmonella in Poultry Cases Reach 524
US - The investigation into cases of food poisoning in the US caused by Salmonella Heidelberg believed to be related to chicken products produced by processor Foster Farms is continuing....
Union Policy Supports Mandatory Labelling of Food Products
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued a statement in opposition to H.R. 4432, The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014, sponsored by Reps. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., and G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C....
11 April 2014
CME: USDA Trims Back Broiler Supply Growth
US - The latest USDA WASDE report contained a number of key revisions to both grain supply estimates and meat production forecasts, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
10 April 2014
Cargill Reports Drop in Earnings
US - US agrifoods giant Cargill has shown net earnings of $319 million in the third quarter of the financial year, down 28 per cent from $445 million in the same quarter a year ago....
US Food Prices on Downward Trend
US - Food price inflation has generally been falling over recent decades, according to a new report from the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS)....
USDA Supply, Demand Report: Friendly for Corn, Soybeans; Bearish for Wheat
ANALYSIS - The April USDA supply and demand report contained no major surprises. However, the latest government data was deemed a bit bullish for corn and soybeans, and modestly bearish for wheat, reports grain analyst Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
09 April 2014
CME: Meat, Poultry Prices Continue to Rise Faster Than General Inflation Rate
US - US consumer level meat and poultry demand has performed well so far in 2014, report Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Groups Against Changes Made to Workers Representation Rules
US - Poultry organisations in the US have hit out at new rules being put forward by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to change the procedures for employees in the industry can decide on union representation....
03 April 2014
Chick-fil-A Becomes Top US Chicken Chain
US - Recording nine per cent growth last year, Chick-fil-A has overtaken Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) as the nation's top chicken fast-food chain....
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