TITLE

Low prices threat to UK beef

AUTHOR(S)
Bedington, Ed
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Meat Trades Journal;9/3/2010, Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the threats of the continued low prices of beef production on the survival of the industry in Great Britain. John Mercer, chief livestock advisor of the National Farmers' Union reveals the concern of the beef producers due to the long-term effect of the problem. It also mentions the request of the livestock unions throughout the country for their partners in the supply chain to secure measures to address the issue.
ACCESSION #
58840060

 

Related Articles

  • Farmers unite to secure native red meat supply. Davies, Isabel // Farmers Weekly;6/12/2009, p5 

    The article reports on a collaboration of a group of farmers in Dartmoor, England to secure a market for meat produced within the National Park. Under the initiative, 35 producers forming the Dartmoor Farmers Association (DFA) will market native-breed beef and sheep produced on their farms....

  • Modern Beef Production in Brazil and Argentina. Steiger, Carlos // Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues;2006 2nd Quarter, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p105 

    The article presents an analysis of the trends and future scenarios related to factor endowments, economic policies and the behavior of the micro economy in relation to modern been production in Brazil and Argentina. The variables that will have significant effect on the global meat market...

  • Has beef demand outgrown chicken (or pork) trade-out? NEWPORT, ALAN // Michigan Farmer (0026-2153);Aug2015, Vol. 319 Issue 8, pBP14 

    An industry report for the U.S. beef industry is presented from publisher Newport with topics including beef prices and consumption percentages, comparison of sales with that of competing meats like pork and chicken, and beef demand increase in 2014.

  • South Dakota "steaks" its reputation on beef branding program. Cobb, Kathy // Fedgazette;Jul2006, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p9 

    The article reports on the branding effort launched by the government of South Dakota that promotes the quality of its agricultural output in an effort to convince consumers to pay a premium on its products. The South Dakota Certified effort is part of the 2010 Initiative, a long-term plan for...

  • Beef supply fears rise. Leek, Martyn // Meat Trades Journal;2/18/2011, Issue 4, p1 

    The article discusses concerns raised regarding the possible tightening of beef supply as well as the increasing cost of production in the meat industry in Great Britain.

  • Year's Worth Of Difference.  // BEEF;Jun2010, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p22 

    The article presents the result of a survey concerning the U.S. beef industry. It states that compared to 2009, 61.6% of 1,029 respondents reported that they were more optimistic on the short term forecast of the industry. Several charts are also presented depicting the factors of being...

  • Frustration at DoH's OTMS decision delay. Watts, Andrew; Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly;7/23/2004, Vol. 141 Issue 4, p7 

    Reports on the reaction of beef industry stakeholders to the decision of the British Department of Health to delay an announcement on when over 30-month scheme beef can be reintroduced into the food chain. Beef consumption levels in Great Britain; Amount of meat imported by the country per year.

  • Market outlook for Irish beef.  // Irish Farmers Monthly;May2009, p34 

    The article presents an outlook for the Irish beef industry for 2009. In domestic supplies, Irish cattle disposals are expected to increase in 2009. The current output has been 33,500 head lower than the same period in 2008 which has been caused by increased numbers of finished cattle...

  • NFU supports West Country push for PGI.  // Meat Trades Journal;7/8/2011, p6 

    The article reports on the support of the National Farmers' Union (NFU) to West Country, England's bid to achieve the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status for beef and lamb.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics