Cattle

The meat industry in the US is responsible for over five million jobs

Hides earn cash, as meat delivers 5% of US GDP

By Oscar Rousseau

Hides and skins generate $3.4bn for the US economy, while meat delivers 5.6% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), according to analysis by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI).

Memphis Meats has made progress in creating laboratory-made burgers

Lab-grown meat challenges ‘status quo’

By Oscar Rousseau

American start-up Memphis Meats has said it is less than five years away from being able to manufacture enough laboratory-made burgers and meatballs to stock the shelves of US grocery stores. 

Steve Hanson was elected chairman of the Federation of State Beef Councils at the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention

Steve Hanson elected as US Beef Councils chief

By Oscar Rousseau

Nebraskan cattle producer Steve Hanson has been elected chairman of the Federation of State Beef Councils during the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) trade show in San Diego. 

El Niño storm replenished moisture in drought-hit areas like Foxen Canyon, California

Price shock in US beef market over

By Oscar Rousseau

Shock market conditions, including a plummeting cattle price and tight protein supply, created the ‘perfect storm’ for US beef producers between 2014 to 2015 but the worst is behind the sector, according to Randy Blach, CEO of research organisation CattleFax.

Plans to grow the US beef industry have taken steps forward

US executives seek to strengthen beef industry

By Chloe Ryan

A five-year strategy to strengthen the US beef industry has been reinforced this week with a meeting of 16 industry leaders from the Beef Industry Long Range Plan Task Force. 

The task force aims to grow wholesale beef demand by 2% annually over the next five years

US executives boost beef industry growth plan

By Chloe Ryan

A five-year strategy to strengthen the US beef industry has been reinforced this week with a meeting of 16 industry leaders from the Beef Industry Long Range Plan Task Force.

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