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USDA partners with Ukraine to protect food security

USDA partners with Ukraine to protect food security

The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) and The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine are entering into a...

June 16, 2022

U.S to provide $215m in grants to expand meat and poultry sectors

U.S to provide $215m in grants to expand meat and poultry sectors

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has today (Thursday, February 24) announced that it is making available up to $215...

February 24, 2022

US government to invest more than $150m in smaller meat processors

US government to invest more than $150m in smaller meat processors

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more than $150 million for existing small and very small meat...

July 16, 2021

New international partnership established to combat weeds

New international partnership established to combat weeds

An international group of scientists and industry professionals, including Rothamsted Research, has launched an ambitious new project to combat weeds...

April 19, 2021

Soil moisture levels remain a concern in parts of the US

Soil moisture levels remain a concern in parts of the US

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its latest Crop Progress Report on Monday (October 26). As of October...

October 30, 2020

Soils are low on moisture in many parts of the US

Soils are low on moisture in many parts of the US

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its latest Crop Progress Report on Tuesday (October 19). 97% of corn...

October 22, 2020

Corn price hits high as condition decreases

Corn price hits high as condition decreases

US corn price has increased this week – moving from 324.50c/bu last Thursday (August 20) to 331.75c/bu last night (August...

August 25, 2020

US meat and poultry plants to remain open after Trump order

US meat and poultry plants to remain open after Trump order

US President Donald Trump has signed an order that will keep meat and poultry processing facilities open during the Covid-19...

April 29, 2020

Grain price: Wheat drifting downwards

Grain price: Wheat drifting downwards

Wheat prices drifted downwards this week on LIFFE, MATIF and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) markets. In fact CBOT wheat...

February 29, 2020

Where did US corn and soybean figures finish?

Where did US corn and soybean figures finish?

After an extremely difficult spring and a difficult harvest in many parts of the US, the United States Department of...

January 20, 2020

US government to investigate beef pricing margins for unfair practices

US government to investigate beef pricing margins for unfair practices

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to investigate beef pricing margins for evidence of unfair practices as part of...

August 29, 2019

US corn price drops dramatically

US corn price drops dramatically

The price of corn in the US has dropped as stocks and yield have both been estimated up. At close...

August 14, 2019

US EPA glyphosate ruling: ‘No risks to public health’

US EPA glyphosate ruling: ‘No risks to public health’

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it “continues to find that there are no risks to public...

May 3, 2019

US milk production climbs by 1.5% in September

US milk production climbs by 1.5% in September

Milk production in the 23 major states in the US during September rose by 1.5% compared to the same month...

October 25, 2018

US milk production in February jumps by 2.3%

US milk production in February jumps by 2.3%

Milk production in the US in February increased by 2.3% compared to the same month in 2016, latest figures show....

March 22, 2017

US milk production rose by 2.7% in January as cow numbers increase

US milk production rose by 2.7% in January as cow numbers increase

January milk production in the 23 major milk producing States in the US rose by 2.7% when compared with January 2016, latest...

February 23, 2017

Record Australian barley harvest on the cards

Record Australian barley harvest on the cards

Australian barley exports are likely to reach their highest level on record in 2016/17, according to USDA sources Barley production...

February 7, 2017

Scientists develop system to remove phosphorus from slurry

Scientists develop system to remove phosphorus from slurry

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have developed a mobile system for removing phosphorus from cattle and, potentially, pig...

December 29, 2016