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2010-09-15 12:50:00

Ranchers in Argentina are selling the semen of their prize bulls instead of sending them to the slaughter house. The ranchers are using their centuries-old cattle-breeding traditions to meet the global demand for semen, embryos and genetics. "We don't have to pay for advertising, people associate the word Argentina with the word beef," Mariano Etcheverry, secretary of CABIA, a chamber that groups around 20 Argentine bovine genetics companies, told Reuters. Breeders say exports to Brazil,...

2010-08-30 10:45:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time and just in time for grilling this Labor Day weekend, Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) is having a nationwide one-day meat special on Friday, September 3, offering ground grass-fed beef at $3.99/lb., a significant savings for this increasingly popular meat known for its positive impact on the cattle, the environment and local communities, as well as being a leaner alternative to grain-fed beef. Because grass-fed cattle are...

2009-12-08 12:55:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Analysis of Global Beef Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0167103/Analysis-of-Global-Beef-Market.html Beef is one of the important sources of protein. With the growth in world economy, the beef consumption has seen a significant rise in past and hence it is now the third most preferred source of protein in meat consumption. World beef production and consumption is...

2008-09-12 00:00:20

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8d6e76/investment_report) has announced the addition of the "Investment Report on China Beef Industry" report to their offering. With beef production above 7 million tons, China is the 3rd largest beef producer in the world; but backyard farms and manual slaughter units are main players of the industry. Large cattle farms with annual cattle crop higher than 100 heads only gain a market share of 11% while modern...

2008-07-30 06:00:40

By Dan Buglass THE impasse over exports of a wide range of agricultural products between farmers in Argentina and the government in Buenos Aries was resolved last week after four months of wrangling, but it seems certain that supplies of beef on the export market will be curtailed for the foreseeable future. It is the usual story of falling margins for livestock and higher profits from growing arable crops, principally soya beans. The Scotsman has been reliably informed that during the...

2008-07-09 00:00:22

By Jack Chang INES INDART, Argentina - For more than a century, the farmers who work the vast plains of central Argentina have prided themselves on growing enough food to feed much of the rest of the world. Argentine beef, wheat and other crops made this 40 million- person country a legendary agricultural powerhouse, and the last five years have been no exception. With world grain and other commodity prices soaring to record highs, farmers have raked in record profits. That export...

2006-02-10 02:35:44

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has banned from Friday imports of live animals, all products of animal origin and animal feed from the Argentine province of Corrientes for fears of foot-and-mouth disease, the Agriculture Ministry said. The ban has been imposed following a report by the international animal health body OIE about an outbreak of the disease in cattle in the province, a ministry statement said. The government of Argentina, the world's No.3 beef exporter, declared late on...

2005-12-05 16:17:13

By Bob Burgdorfer CHICAGO (Reuters) - Stan Isaacson can look at the cattle in his sprawling Texas feedlot and estimate each animal's age fairly accurately. That skill has served him well in managing his cattle, but it will not be enough if he and other cattle producers intend to ship beef to Japan when that market reopens, perhaps as soon as late this month. Japan and other countries banned U.S. beef two years ago after the U.S. reported its first case of mad cow disease. When...

2005-07-25 07:26:18

By Karina Grazina MERCEDES, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentina's mythic gauchos never had to worry much about crime aside from the occasional cattle-rustling. But in the last year, brutal crime that became endemic in Buenos Aires' suburbs since a 2001 economic crisis has spread to the grassy Pampas. Criminals target farmers and ranchers, including the cowboys known in Spanish as gauchos, who are thriving because of a boom in the farm economy of Argentina, one of the world's breadbaskets. "We...


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