New Zealand fully implemented a ban on export shipments of animals on welfare grounds. The last exports of livestock by sea were completed the New Zealand agriculture minister confirmed Friday. The move follows on a 2021 announcement that shipping animals offshore, largely for building herds in trading partners like China, would be halted. They gave two years for farmers to transition out of the export business. “Our position on the map means that the journey to northern hemisphere markets will … Continue reading “New Zealand Completes Ban of Live Exports by Sea”
The USDA Released its latest Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports on Monday, Sept. 12. Analysts concluded the U.S. ending stocks estimates were neutral for corn and wheat while bullish for soybeans. The world ending stocks estimates were seen as moderately bearish for corn, bullish for soybeans and neutral for wheat prices. The USDA cut corn production 415 million bushels (mb) to 13.94 billion bushels (bb) and cut soybean production 153 mb to 4.378 bb … Continue reading “USDA Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) for September 2022”
Australia’s agriculture industry will produce a record $73 billion worth of produce in 2021-22 up from $66.3 billion in 2020-21 the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARE) September crop report released Monday said
Australian beef and cattle exports fell in 2016/17 as a 16% reduction in cattle slaughter impacted export volumes Rural Bank’s 2016/17 Australian Agriculture Trade Performance report showed. Beef exports to the US declined -39%, the most out of Australia’s major markets.