Ukraine-Russia War Damages Food Security

Vladamir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is impacting food prices and leading to concerns over global food security. Food prices were rising sharply before the invasion, largely to due rising energy prices but it is now driving fuel, fertiliser, and food prices even higher. Ukraine’s new agriculture minister Mykola Solskyi has said that Ukraine’s ability to […]

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US and Russia Livestock Outlook

A relatively strong US dollar is impacting on the meat trade with beef imports into the US reported to be 63.7% up in January 2015, compared with January 2014. The increased imports are mainly coming from Australia, New Zealand, and Nicaragua. The USDA is predicting that US beef imports for Q1 2015 will be 31.7% […]