Tennessee: Despite Challenges, Ag Contributes $81Bln to State Economy Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
Despite another year of international trade conflicts, research from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture outlines the continued economic strength that the agri-forestry industrial complex provides to the state […]

Texas: Hale, Swisher Crop Conference, Plainview, Jan. 23 Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Hale/Swisher Crops Conference will be held on Jan. 23 at the Ollie Liner Center, 2000 S. Columbia St. in Plainview. The cost is $20, and lunch […]

Arkansas: Agribusiness Conference, Jonesboro, Feb. 12 Jan 7, 2020

🕔Jan 7, 2020
Arkansas State University’s annual Agribusiness Conference, now in its 26th year, continues to provide timely information and agricultural policy education to farmers, agribusiness professionals, students and educators across the Mid-South. […]

2020 Hogs: More Supply, Profitable Prices? Jan 7, 2020

🕔Jan 7, 2020
The USDA’s December Hogs and Pigs report indicates that producers continue to expand, with the December 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs coming in at 77.338 million head, a record for […]

USMCA’s Lack Of Origin Provisions Offends Some Livestock Groups – DTN Dec 23, 2019

🕔Dec 23, 2019
Most agricultural groups offered strong praise after the House overwhelmingly passed the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement on Thursday, but some groups, especially ardent defenders of country-of-origin labeling, maintain Congress is […]

Livestock: African Swine Fever – An “Unprecedented Impact” in the Year of the Pig Dec 20, 2019

🕔Dec 20, 2019
News articles continue to point to various market disruptions caused by the ongoing African Swine Fever [ASF] outbreak in Asia and beyond.  Today’s update looks at a few of these […]

Transporting Cattle — Things To Do Right So Nothing Goes Wrong – DTN Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
Every year, about 50,000 head of cattle come to Turner County Stockyard, most of them in stock trailers equipped with an aluminum storage box for trailer. Owner Allen Wiggins would […]

Ag Groups Push Back On California’s Pork Production Requirements Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
Two agriculture groups last week filed a legal challenge to a California law that requires hog producers to abide by certain regulations in order to sell pork in California. The […]

Ag Trade: African Swine Fever Roils Markets, Food Price Concerns Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
Bloomberg News reported last week that, “China’s hog population has stopped shrinking and is starting to rise, after months of decline because of African swine fever, and the recovery should […]

Ag Trade: China Waives Tariffs on Some U.S. Soybeans, Pork; Purchases Still an Issue Dec 9, 2019

🕔Dec 9, 2019
Late last week, Wall Street Journal writers Grace Zhu, Eva Dou and Bob Davis reported that, “China’s trade negotiations with the U.S. remain on track, Beijing said, offering official reassurance after tensions flared […]

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