Ag Trade: USDA Forecasts U.S. Exports Up $5.5 Billion for 2021 Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
On Wednesday, the USDA released its Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade, a quarterly report from the Department’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and Economic Research Service (ERS).  Today’s update includes highlights from […]

COVID-19: Tyson Discloses Extra Costs Triggered By Pandemic – DTN Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Tyson Foods saw its third-quarter net income fall because of COVID-19 as the company reported $340 million in related costs tied to the coronavirus. But Tyson still beat analysts’ expectations […]

Livestock: China Expands Suspension of Meat Imports from Brazil Jul 7, 2020

🕔Jul 7, 2020
The suspension of meat imports by China so far affects five large Brazilian plants. On Saturday, the Asian country removed pig companies BRF in Lajeado and JBS in Três Passos, […]

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 […]

How Much Of What Will China Buy? They’re Not Sure. – DTN Jan 23, 2020

🕔Jan 23, 2020
While the U.S. celebrated the signing of the first phase of the U.S.-China trade deal at the White House, Chinese commodity buyers are still confused about their role in how […]

Cattle Market – Past Performance and Positive Trends Are No Guarantee – DTN Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
My all-time favorite cattle market reference came from the late market connoisseur himself, Pat Goggins, who said, “the cattle market is nothing but an attitude.” The first quarter of the […]

U.S. Cattlemen Wary About Brazilian Company’s Bigger Footprint Here – DTN Dec 3, 2019

🕔Dec 3, 2019
The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association is asking the U.S. treasury secretary to conduct a review of Brazil’s Marfrig Global Foods increasing its stake in Kansas City, Missouri-based National Beef Packing. Marfrig […]

Ag Trade Outlook – U.S. Export Forecast Increased for 2020 Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019
On Monday, the USDA released its Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade, a quarterly report from the Department’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and Economic Research Service (ERS).  Today’s update includes highlights […]

South Carolina: Clemson Helps Farmers Find Opportunities Amid Trade War Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019
Uncertainty over weather, trade policy and prices are making earning a living an increasingly tough row to hoe for South Carolina’s farmers. “It’s a very challenging time to pencil out […]

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