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Many agricultural producers have expressed concern over the direction of executive branch trade policy since January. These apprehensions may not be universally shared in all quarters of Rural America; however, tariffs and other trade restrictions are important considerations for U.S. agriculture.
More exports and fewer imports are helping to support beef markets, with February total beef exports up 19.3 percent and, combined with the January total, represent a year-to-date increase of 20.1 percent for the first two months of the 2017.
It’s been nearly 14 years since China allowed sales of U.S. beef in that country, but that may be about to change. And that’s very good news for the U.S. beef and cattle industry, according to a Kansas State University
Is there such a thing as too much meat? Maybe, according to the USDA World Agricultural Board. In an initial 2017 outlook comments for the beef, pork, and poultry industry, USDA cited 2016 as a record year for meat production
Recent news items suggest that anxiety in the agricultural community over Trump administration trade policy is not going away. After promising to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), floating the the idea of a 20% border tax adjustment or
Recently released data indicates U.S. meat exports continued to grow year over year for August, with international trade moderating increased U.S meat production. Beef exports increased 29.5 percent compared to year-ago-levels last year, as did pork exports, up 11.4 percent,
A recent legal move by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association to have a say in the release of documents related to government audits of the beef checkoff system has been challenged by the group that sued for those documents. A
“Never give a sword to a man who can’t dance.” Confucius, you took the words right out of my month. Well, maybe I would have put it a bit differently, just to promote a few grains of comprehensible rice. But
Our beliefs about how farm animals are raised can shape our meat-eating experience, according to a new study led by Lisa Feldman Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University. For the study, Barrett and co-author Eric Anderson, PhD’15,
South Korea’s imports of U.S. beef increased by 25.7% to 61,602 tons from January to May this year, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by the National Agriculture Cooperative Federation, better known as NongHyup. Average