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High returns for sheep and beef picked to continue


Sheep and beef farmers have been told they can look forward to another high-earnings year, after pre-tax profit jumped 75 per cent in the past year as lamb and wool remains in demand in key ...

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Ludwig as bad as drought, say beef farmers


Federal Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig’s decision to halt live cattle exports to Indonesia so angered the industry that beef producers have now put him on par with floods and droughts. Farmers fronted a Senate inquiry ...

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CME: 2011 Beef & Pork Packer Margins Up


US – In the past, record-high livestock prices such as we have seen this year usually meant that packers lost money by the boatload — but not so in 2011, write Steve Meyer and Len ...

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Dillon Feuz: Beef demand on the rise for several reasons


Fed steer prices in Nebraska through mid-August have averaged $112 per hundredweight this year. Over the same time period last year they averaged $92 per hundredweight. That is a price increase of 22 percent relative ...

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JBS falls into red, after wrong bet on US cattle


JBS’s expansion into the US turned sour when a wrong bet on cattle prices in America, and losses in chicken operations, overpowered a firm performance in South America to drag the group into a surprise ...

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Beef prices hit record but farmers still wary


BEEF prices have hit an all-time high and “cautious optimism” is the outlook, according to EBLEX. But only a few months ago, beef farmers were in despair – and some are not convinced they will ...

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Scotland’s beef farmers handed funding lifeline


Scotland’s most vulnerable beef farmers will continue to receive financial aid as part of an interim government scheme to replace current support payments. The €30m Scottish Beef Scheme will target payments towards small farms in ...

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Interim beef calf scheme for Scotland


AN interim replacement for the Scottish Beef Calf Scheme, which can no longer continue under CAP legislation, is being put in place from the beginning of next year. It is designed to ensure support payments ...

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Grains futures soar, beef and pork prices mixed


CHICAGO (AP) Grains futures jumped Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade after the U.S. Agriculture Department said hot weather in several of the country’s biggest farm states was stressing crops. A smaller crop could ...

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Beef tour registration deadline is August 8


The Alabama Farmers Federation’s annual beef tour, Sept. 11-17, includes some of the top cattle farms in New York’s famous Finger Lakes region. The deadline for tour registration is Aug. 8. In addition to seeing ...

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