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January 21, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | US Agricultural Water use Declining for Most Crops and Livestock Production

Climate change and a growing world population require efficient use of natural resources. Water is a crucial component in food production, and water management strategies are needed to support worldwide changes in food consumption and dietary patterns. Agricultural production and food manufacturing account for a third of water usage in the U.S. Water use fluctuates with weather…

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January 15, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Vaccination of the Beef Herd: Tips to Remember

Vaccines stimulate the immune system of the animal to produce antibodies. Antibodies (or immunoglobulins) are proteins created by cells in the blood or in various lymphoid tissues that can be found in the intestine or upper respiratory tract. These specific proteins help to destroy various infectious organisms that can cause disease. Cattle also produce antibodies…

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January 11, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | World Cattle Inventory vs. Human Population

The world cattle inventory in 2017 is at 998.3 million head.  The population of the world in 2017 is estimated at 7.4 billion people.  The world’s cattle inventory per capita is .13 head. Uruguay has the most cattle per capita in the world followed by New Zealand & Argentina.  Uruguay has 3.44 head of cattle…

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January 8, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Environment Canada’s Top 10 Weather Stories of 2020

Environment Canada – In a year where headlines were dominated by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Canada also saw its share of memorable weather events. Environment Canada released a list of some of the most noteworthy to end the year. From a list of 100 significant weather happenings across Canada in 2020, events were ranked from one…

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January 7, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | World Beef Production: Ranking of Countries

The United States is the largest producer of beef in the world followed by Brazil & the European Union.  The United States, Brazil and the European Union produce roughly 47% of the world’s beef.  The United States produces nearly 20% of the world’s beef.  Brazil produces 15% of the world’s beef.  The European Union produces…

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January 3, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | An Evolution of Lean Beef: Building on a Success Story

Responding to its market, the beef industry began making important changes in both perceived and actual nutritional properties of its products nearly 40 years ago. Those changes and the resulting impact they have had in marketing beef are more significant than most producers realize. The industry’s first wake-up call came in 1977 when the U.S….

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Updated: 06/12/2022

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
27-Feb-23 192 226 -
27-Mar-23 196 228 -
24-Apr-23 202 232 -
22-May-23 204 240 -
19-Jun-23 208 250 -
17-Jul-23 204 - -
14-Aug-23 202 246 -
Last Updated on December 1, 2022