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01 April 2014
USDA Estimates Fairly Close to Expectations
US - The USDA's much anticipated estimates of 1 March grain stocks and 2014 planting intentions released this week contained a few surprises, but no major shocks, writes Darrel Good....
Nevada-based Company Announces Large Scale Poultry Production Facility
US - Nevada has a new company to help diversify the economy of Hawthorne, a small town located in Western Nevada....
26 March 2014
Pig Disease to Cause Shortfall; Other Meats to Fill Demand Gap
US - Rabobank has published a new report on the impact of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus (PEDv) on the North American herd, forecasting significant impacts on production and slaughter through 2015, and identifying the opportunity for US poultry...
US Poultry Industry Not Worried over Ukrainian Crisis
US - Tensions between the US and Russia over Ukraine are not particularly worrisome for the president of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC)....
25 March 2014
Huvepharma Agrees to Acquire Viridus Animal Health, LLC
US - Huvepharma, Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire Viridus Animal Health, LLC, (a subsidiary of Novus International, Inc.) which manufactures and sells ADVENT® Coccidiosis Vaccine. Huvepharma expects the transaction to close in early April...
21 March 2014
Consumer and Commercial Food Sectors Hit ConAgra Results
US - Meat and Food processing giant ConAgra Foods saw Consumer Foods sales fall in line with expectations, and comparable operating profit flat over the third quarter of the year....
14 March 2014
CME: Chicken Demand Softened in January
US - The huge early-season rally for pork values continued on Wednesday with yet another record high for USDA’s estimated cutout value, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
13 March 2014
CME: 2013 Beef, Poultry Demand Index Down; Pork on Last Year Levels
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....
12 March 2014
Nebraska Report Examines Strengths, Weaknesses in Farming
NEBRASKA, US - A new report from the University of Nebraska examines what is required to get the state to deliver its full potential in terms of crop, livestock and biofuel production....
11 March 2014
CME: Feed, Residual Use Projected to Rise in 2013/14
US - At a time when livestock futures have been testing all time record highs, grain futures have been mounting an impressive rally of their own, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
10 March 2014
Members of National Farmers Union Hear from Farm Bill Insiders
US - Attendees of National Farmers Union‘s (NFU) annual convention heard on Sunday (9 March) from a panel of congressional, US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and media experts on the 2014 Farm Bill....
05 March 2014
Food Production in US May Need to Change if Climate Does
US - If significant climate change occurs in the United States it may be necessary to change where certain foods are produced in order to meet consumer demand....
04 March 2014
CME: Broiler Supply Growth Relatively Limited
US - Meat protein supplies in the US have declined in the first two months of the year and this has been particularly supportive of red meat prices, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
New Avian Influenza Sampling Method Saves Money
US - A number of poultry industry groups are using a less costly method to collect avian influenza virus samples, thanks to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists....
03 March 2014
USDA's Vilsack Speaks about Implementation of Farm Bill
ANALYSIS - Tom Vilsack, US Department of Agriculture Secretary, spoke to a packed room at the 2014 Commodity Classic about the recently passed Farm Bill and more importantly - how USDA plans to implement it, reports Sarah Mikesell, live from the show...
26 February 2014
CME: January Frozen Meat, Poultry Inventories Down
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...
24 February 2014
Pilgrim's Pride Witnesses Growth in Profits
US - Pilgrim's Pride has reported net sales of $2.05 billion for the thirteen week period of the fourth quarter of 2013, as compared to $2.2 billion for the 14-week period in 2012....
20 February 2014
US Egg Producers Step Back from Egg Bill, Welfare Campaign Group
US - United Egg Producers (UEP) has ended its support of The Egg Bill and agreed with an animal rights group not to continue their agreement....
18 February 2014
Challenging Start to the Year for Alabama Chicken Farmers
US - A shortage of propane is hitting North Alabama broiler growers - along with the difficulties arising from the prolonged cold weather....
14 February 2014
Wisconsin Egg Producers May Not Need License Under Bill
US - Wisconsin farmers would be allowed to sell eggs at farmers' markets without a food processing license under a bill scheduled for a vote in the state Assembly. ...
12 February 2014
Record Year for Exports of US Poultry Meat, Eggs
US - Poultry meat and egg exports reached a new record in value in 2013, up three per cent over 2012 to $5.862 billion, according to year-end trade data released recently by the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service....
10 February 2014
President Obama Signs 2014 Farm Bill
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has said the president’s signature on the 2014 Farm Bill brings closure to a 'long process of negotiations, sacrifice and compromise'....
05 February 2014
February Weather Outlook: Prepare for More of the Same
US - If you're hoping for an early end to winter, keep on dreaming. The bitterly cold temperatures and frequent snow showers of the past two months will continue through February, the Indiana State Climate Office says....
04 February 2014
Foundation Announces Ensuring the Future Campaign
US - More than $7.7 million in commitments have been pledged for Ensuring the Future, a campaign to enhance the sustainability and prosperity of the poultry and egg industry through the US Poultry & Egg Harold E. Ford Foundation. ...
Poultry Company Purchases Marshall Durbin
US - Mar-Jac Poultry finalised a deal on Friday (31 January) to purchase all of Marshall Durbin’s assets, including the Jasper plant. The plant in Jasper opened for the first time Monday as a Mar-Jac Poultry AL processing plant. ...
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