weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended April 20, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended April 20, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 10,200 head compared …

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Senators Call for National Security Review of Brazilian Acquisition of U.S. Beef Company

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

A group of U.S. Senators are calling for a national security review of the Brazilian acquisition of a U.S. beef company. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, along with Ranking Senate Agriculture Committee Member Debbie Stabenow, and others, are urging the Committee on Foreign Investment to review the proposed purchase of National Beef Packing Company by Brazil’s Marfrig Global Foods. The …

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Thune Seeks Livestock Indemnity Program Changes

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

South Dakota Senator John Thune has asked the Department of Agriculture to make urgent changes to the Livestock Indemnity Program to assist farmers and ranchers. In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Thune says a series of winter storms across the upper Midwest in March and April, the peak lambing and calving months for many livestock producers, has taken …

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Agri View: Kentucky Cattle

Dan Agri View, Cattle

Everett Griner talks about Kentucky cattle in today’s Agri View. Everett looks at the cattle production in Kentucky compared to the United States and other southern states. Kentucky Cattle You know, there is a lot of cattle raised east of the Mississippi River. Nothing like Texas and Oklahoma. But, an impressive number in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi. They all came …

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Bama’s Best Beef Contest Underway

Dan Alabama, Beef

If you’ve ever eaten an unforgettable beef dish or have a favorite dive you want everyone to know about, then you are encouraged to let folks know through the 3rd annual “Bama’s Best Beef Contest.” Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Director of Social Media and Communications Kayla Greer says the contest is now underway. Bama’s Best Beef Contest Underway

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Rabobank: Domestic Dairy Demand to Climb in 2018

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

Domestic demand for dairy products like natural cheese and butter, along with premium dairy products, should rise in the second half of 2018. That prediction comes from Rabobank in its Dairy Quarterly 1 Report. “The stronger economic growth is projected to come mostly from the recent tax policy change, which translates to stronger dairy demand through increased food service and …