China: African Swine Fever Outbreak Worsens – DTN

🕔May 31, 2019The impact of China’s African swine fever outbreak has grown, as the disease arrived in one of the country’s largest production areas while pork stockpiles are rapidly falling as well. […]

2019 MFP Payments as Collateral: What You and Your Lender Need to Know

🕔May 29, 2019Last week USDA announced a second round of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments to farmers would be forthcoming.  MFP is a support program in a long line of federal government […]

Trade Aid: Pres. Trump Allocates $16Bln to Farmers

🕔May 24, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue this week announced that the USDA will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation and trade disruption. […]

African Swine Fever – How Are We Keeping It Out of the U.S.? – DTN

🕔May 22, 2019A USDA official updated members of Congress on Tuesday about work to keep African swine fever from infecting the U.S. pork industry. Greg Ibach, undersecretary of marketing and regulatory programs […]

Ag Trade: African Swine Fever Continues to Disrupt Markets

🕔May 21, 2019Recent news articles and government reports show that African Swine Fever (ASF) continues to have a disrupting impact on soybean and pork markets.  Today’s update highlights key points from several […]

U.S-China Trade: Purdue Says Keep the Faith, Don’t Expect More Relief Aid – DTN

🕔Apr 30, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said Monday he knows farmers are hurting, but there are no plans to offer additional aid to farmers affected by the trade dispute with […]

Ag Trade: Pork, Soybean Markets Adjust to African Swine Fever

🕔Apr 22, 2019Recent news items have focused on the impacts that African Swine Fever (AFS) in China is having on pork and soybean markets.  Today’s update looks briefly at these issues in […]

Livestock: African Swine Fever – Market Impacts Persist

🕔Apr 15, 2019Articles last week documented some of the recent impacts that African swine fever is having on hog markets, including in the U.S.  Today’s update looks at key points from several […]

The U.S. Trade Conflict – One Year Later

🕔Apr 12, 2019Just over a year ago, on March 1, 2018, President Trump announced that he was using existing authorities to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. This was the […]

World Pork Expo CANCELED – African Swine Fever Fears – DTN

🕔Apr 12, 2019As African swine fever continues to spread across the world — most recently showing up in South Africa — the National Pork Producers Council on Wednesday took the rare step […]

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