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Much of Brazil’s Beef Defies Zero-Deforestation Agreements

Brazilian meatpackers continue to procure cattle from inside the country’s protected areas more than a decade after zero-deforestation cattle agreements were signed to reform the sector.

Swiss Voters to Decide on ‘Factory Farming’ Ban

Voters in Switzerland will decide on a referendum that would ban "factory farming" and tighten its already strict animal welfare regulations.

A Look Inside the Late Queen Elizabeth’s Dairy Farm

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, recently passed away at the age of 96. The late queen, who was well-known for her soft spot for animals, had a herd of 200 registered Jersey cows.

John Phipps: Are Tariffs Part Of The Problem With Inflation?

Do tariffs fuel inflation? John Phipps's Customer Support segment explains why economists have struggled to come up with estimates of economic effects due to lingering COVID influence on world business.

Diesel Prices Just Hit a New Record High, Here's Why a Diesel Shortage May Be Next

Diesel prices hit historic highs this week. Due to increased demand and a drop in production, a diesel shortage may be looming as the largest diesel distribution hub in the U.S. is sitting on supplies at a 30-year low.

Oil Pumps
BREAKING: U.S. To Ban Russian Oil Imports

UPDATE: WASHINGTON (AP) - Biden: US ban on Russian oil a 'powerful blow' to 'Putin's war,' warns Americans 'defending freedom is going to cost.'

Putin Just Cost You $35 Per Head

Cattle markets were hit hard Thursday on news of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Higher grain prices drove feeder cattle prices as much as $5 lower on CME feeder cattle futures and more than $2 lower for CME Live cattle.

Russian Invasion is Bad News for U.S. Meat Consumers, Steiner Says

Will the expected sanctions on Russia impact global meat trade and demand? Len Steiner of Steiner Consulting Group posed this question in the Feb. 24 Daily Livestock Report. 

Brazilian Cases of BSE Halt Beef Exports To China

Brazil has suspended beef exports to China after confirming two cases of “atypical” bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in two separate domestic meat plants, the agriculture ministry said on Saturday.

The U.S. and Japan reach a trade deal framework.
Trump, Abe Tout Progress on Limited Trade Deal Lowering Tariffs

Donald Trump and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe touted progress toward a limited trade agreement on Wednesday.

British Cows Get Own Tinder-Style App for Breeding

Farmers swipe right on Tudder mobile app to find matches for cows.