USDA: No Cattle Market Wrong-Doing – DTN Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
USDA cannot conclude right now if anyone in the cattle industry violated the Packers and Stockyards Act in the aftermath of two major market disruptions over the past year. After […]

Livestock: COVID-19 Hits Packing Plants – DTN Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
Coronavirus cases are increasingly affecting the meatpacking industry as both a beef and pork plant in Iowa were closed this week because of positive cases. Tyson Foods announced a pork […]

Pandemic: Enough Meat On The Table? Industry And Feds Hope So – DTN Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
While most of corporate America is practicing social distancing and working from home, the cattle industry and other food industries are focusing on keeping thousands of people at meatpacking plants […]

Livestock: Is Beef Herd Expansion Near Its End? Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
Looking back a decade or so, the high feed price era from 2007 to 2013 caused downsizing of the beef industry. Beef cow numbers reached a low in 2014 which […]

Beef Checkoffs Unconstitutional Says Cattle Group – DTN May 24, 2019

🕔May 24, 2019
A cattle interest group has asked a federal court to declare unconstitutional 15 state beef checkoff programs, in a motion filed this week. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of […]

Livestock: U.S. is Big Winner in Korea’s Demand for More Beef Jul 14, 2017

🕔Jul 14, 2017
South Korea’s beef imports totaled 170,176 tons in the first five months of this year, an 8% rise compared to the same period last year. Consumers in South Korea seek […]

Livestock: JBS – A Decade of $20Bln Spending, Time to Pay the Piper – DTN Jul 3, 2017

🕔Jul 3, 2017
Despite the fact that JBS had enjoyed an impressive growth curve through Brazil and parts beyond for more than 50 years, the global meat giant was treated like the new […]

NAFTA: Ag Groups Making the Case for Their Particular View in Hearings – DTN Jun 30, 2017

🕔Jun 30, 2017
Early testimony from agricultural industries Tuesday on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement reflected an array of views on the impact of the trade deal and the […]

U.S.- China: “Let’s Make A Deal” – U.S. Beef, China Cooked Poultry; U.S. Natural Gas – DTN May 15, 2017

🕔May 15, 2017
U.S. agriculture got some significant trade wins with China under a 100-day trade action plan that was rolled out late Thursday night in an announcement by the U.S. Commerce Department. […]

Livestock Markets: NAFTA Trade Is Important for Meat Industry May 1, 2017

🕔May 1, 2017
The 2016 election cycle created a lot of confusion about the importance and benefits of trade in general. In particular, a good bit of the election year rhetoric focused on […]

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