Nebraska Makes Beef Agreement With Israel

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that a new agreement has been made with Israel to lift the ban on U.S. beef imports for the first time since 2003. The Middle Eastern country will receive beef shipments from Nebraska’s WR Reserve plant in Hastings. “Nebraska beef producers are the best in the world. This historic agreement with Israel …

Ag Group, Beef, Imports, International, Policy, Trade, usda

Alltech ONE Symposium Promises to Inspire

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Last year, Alltech’s Rebelation symposium offered the industry an unprecedented opportunity for global collaboration by hosting programs, discussions, and information sessions with some of the worlds greatest innovators. This year’s symposium is called ONE, and it promises to be even more unforgettable. ONE is a forum, hosted by Alltech, for industry professionals to discuss world-changing ideas with other industry leaders …

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Alltech Continues Supporting Ag Journalism

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The IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award has been able to reach young journalists across the globe, and this international impact will be extended in 2016, thanks to changes in the federation’s constitution and renewed support from key sponsor Alltech. The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) accepted eight new guilds for membership at its annual congress in New …

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Five Years of Alltech’s Global Feed Survey

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Alltech has released the data from its 5th consecutive Global Feed Survey, an annual report that outlines an estimate of the world’s feed tonnage and trends to date. The survey contains data from 131 countries around the world, and is intended to serve as an industry resource for the coming year. “The UN came to us five years ago and …

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CWAS Offers 2016 Economic Outlook

Lizzy Schultz

Many dairy producers across the nation are struggling with low milk prices, and that trend isn’t looking to change anytime soon. Cody Heller, CEO/CFO of Central Wisconsin Ag Services, has broken down exactly what is happening on both the supply and demand sides of the dairy industry, and offers some advice for producers to make the most of the economy’s …

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Indonesia Relaxes Beef Import Restrictions

Lizzy Schultz

This week’s U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Audio Report is all about Indonesia. While the country was once a top 10 volume market for U.S. beef exports, government efforts to bolster the country’s level of self-sufficiency in beef production have given exporters inconsistent access to Indonesia in recent years. Joel Haggard, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) senior vice president for …

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Global Beef Report from Rabobank

Lizzy Schultz

According to a new report from the Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory group, U.S. beef producers are seeing the nature of beef trade evolving as other countries have begun to produce beef under favorable export agreements. The new trade dynamics have resulted in the gaining value of the U.S. dollar, and domestic markets are making demands producers haven’t …

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Israel Reopens to US Beef Imports

Lizzy Schultz

This week’s audio report from the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) discusses Israel’s recent decision to reopen to US beef. This will be the first time the country has allow US beef imports since December 2003, when the first confirmed case of BSE in the United States led many countries, including Israel, to suspend imports of U.S. beef. Israel is …

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Pegasus Awards Honor Saddlebred Exhibitors

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Two members of the American Saddlebred community were recognized this month for their unprecedented equestrian achievements among all breeds and divisions at the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Pegasus Awards Dinner. Elisabeth Goth, from Lebanon, Kentucky, was awarded the Robert P. Strub Trophy as the 2015 USEF Equestrian of the Year, and Cameron Kay, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, received the …

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Beef and Pork Exports Continuing to Increase

Lizzy Schultz

According to data recently compiled and released by the United States Department of Agricuture (USDA) and the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) , U.S. pork exports continued to gain momentum in November, while beef exports also showed signs of a rebound. November exports of U.S. pork were up 8 percent from a year ago, the largest volume since May. Pork …

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