‘Zero-tariff’ Australian cattles successfully arrive in Hainan

On the morning of July 3, the first batch of imported live cattle from Australia arrived at Macun Port in Hainan after a 10-day journey at sea. The “zero tariff” Australian cattle not only enjoy the preferential policies but can also control the trade and transportation costs through large-scale centralized purchases. The new zero-tariff import … Read more ‘Zero-tariff’ Australian cattles successfully arrive in Hainan

Federal Court rules Gillard govt’s snap ban on live cattle exports was unlawful | ABC News

The Federal Court has ruled the Gillard government’s snap ban on live cattle exports was unlawful and found the minister responsible acted recklessly. The landmark ruling brings to a close a six-year legal battle and could see the Commonwealth pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages to cattle producers. Lucy Barbour reports. WARNING: Viewers … Read more Federal Court rules Gillard govt’s snap ban on live cattle exports was unlawful | ABC News

The lure of the life of a jackeroo | 7.30

Remote cattle stations across the Northern Territory are finding it harder and harder to recruit young people. On Beetaloo Station, though, two young men have decided they’re in it for the long haul. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on … Read more The lure of the life of a jackeroo | 7.30

Trump Announces a $19 Billion Bailout for Ailing Farmers

President Donald Trump announced a $19 billion bailout package for farmers hurt financially by the coronavirus crisis. The aid plan includes $16 billion in direct payments to farmers to boost their incomes, along with $3 billion in government purchases of meat, dairy products and other foods, the president said Friday at a White House briefing. … Read more Trump Announces a $19 Billion Bailout for Ailing Farmers

Coronavirus Weekly: Mystery Illness in Children; Italy to Open Travel; Second-Wave Concern in Asia

Today’s top headlines: – Italy plans to reopen for summer tourism in June – A rising number of cases in South Korea and China is fueling concern for a second wave – CDC releases guidance on reopening for schools and businesses – Concern grows for a coronavirus-related mystery illness killing children – U.S. stocks fall … Read more Coronavirus Weekly: Mystery Illness in Children; Italy to Open Travel; Second-Wave Concern in Asia

Why There’s a Meat Shortage in America’s Grocery Stores

Beef and pork have been pricey and, at times, scarce in the U.S. this spring amid outbreaks of the corona­virus at slaughterhouses around the country. Chicken has remained widely available and cheap. Why the difference? One reason is that most slaughtering of chickens, unlike that of cattle and hogs, is automated. Deboning and cutting chicken … Read more Why There’s a Meat Shortage in America’s Grocery Stores

A tale of targeted poverty alleviation: How a Xinjiang village moves toward prosperity

Tursunjan Ubul woke up from his newly decorated house in the early morning. He fed the cattle and watered crops planted in his backyard. Living in the far west of northwest China’s #Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the coronavirus epidemic in the country had little impact on his life. If nothing goes wrong, he will be … Read more A tale of targeted poverty alleviation: How a Xinjiang village moves toward prosperity

Parents in rural & remote areas are concerned their kids will be left behind in schooling | ABC News

Boarding school students from remote cattle stations will be home-schooling for the foreseeable future. Unlike kids on the east coast, getting them back to school involves a $1000 return flight or a two day drive, which is hardly feasible for part of the term. The home-schooling has raised concerns about connectivity, which they struggle with … Read more Parents in rural & remote areas are concerned their kids will be left behind in schooling | ABC News

Coronavirus Cancels Maasai Rites Of Passage And Rituals

In the remote hills of Kajiado in Kenya, life is changing for the Maasai. Fears over the spread of the new coronavirus has forced them to cancel all the traditional celebrations and rites of passage they’ve planned and looked forward to this year. The Maasai revere their history and their culture, passing down stories and … Read more Coronavirus Cancels Maasai Rites Of Passage And Rituals

Meat Plant Virus Rates Topping 50% Are Behind Grocery Shortages

More than half of workers at some American meat plants tested positive for coronavirus. Employees are still out sick, keeping production slow even as some facilities reopen, and grocers from Kroger Co. to Costco Wholesale Corp. are rationing supplies. Even Wendy’s Co. dropped burgers from some menus. Prices for wholesale beef and pork have jumped … Read more Meat Plant Virus Rates Topping 50% Are Behind Grocery Shortages

Eight Big Meat Plants Shutter With U.S. on Brink of Shortages

Another huge meat plant has been closed indefinitely in the U.S., with experts saying the country is just weeks away from shortages. Tyson Foods Inc. said Thursday it was shutting its beef facility in Pasco, Washington, while team members undergo testing for Covid-19. That’s adding to an avalanche of news that’s hit in just the … Read more Eight Big Meat Plants Shutter With U.S. on Brink of Shortages

Roof of the world Ep.7: Cattle hide raft – Tibetan handmade fishing tool

Junba is a small but special Tibetan village. Natives in the village make their living by fishing while catching and eating fish is a taboo for most Tibetans. Junba residents use cattle hide raft for fishing. It is a unique boat made by cow leather. Natives put up cattle hide with willow sticks, using the … Read more Roof of the world Ep.7: Cattle hide raft – Tibetan handmade fishing tool

Food crisis looms as Kenya endures locust infestation

Since the start of the year, East Africa has been suffering from an invasion of desert locusts, which are multiplying after an unusually long rainy season. In Kenya, the last time this happened was 70 years ago. Dozens of millions of insects are destroying everything in their path, including crops and grass for feeding cattle. … Read more Food crisis looms as Kenya endures locust infestation

Coronavirus concerns cause live cattle futures to fall

While there’s some concern for reduced demand from coronavirus, the drop appears to be a money flow issue in a current risk-off environment. Insights via @CMEGroup: https://openmarkets.cmegroup.com/quicktake?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=paid_social&utm_campaign=quicktake_evergreen&utm_content=more_insights Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: … Read more Coronavirus concerns cause live cattle futures to fall

Sara Cox Reflects on Her Modelling Days and Her Dislike of ‘Ladettes’ | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF You probably know her best as one of the leading voices on Britain’s biggest radio station, but Sara Cox had a more humble start to life. She joins us today as she releases her memoir ‘Til the Cows Come Home’. She’ll be telling us about trudging through dirt, rearing cattle … Read more Sara Cox Reflects on Her Modelling Days and Her Dislike of ‘Ladettes’ | This Morning