Livestock: African Swine Fever Continues to Impact U.S. Pork, World Protein Markets Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019Earlier this month, in its monthly Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook, USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) explained that, “U.S. trade data through September indicate that in the first three quarters […]

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

🕔Nov 26, 2019On 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, 2019Uncertainty 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 […]

China “Scouring the World for Meat” as African Swine Fever Impacts Protein Markets Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019Bloomberg News reported last week that, “Tang Jie, who works on a pig farm, says he used to get pork from the wet market near his home every day. But […]

China Pork Shortage Overrides Tariffs – DTN Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019The pork shortage in China caused by African swine fever continues to overcome high import tariffs for U.S. pork heading to the Chinese market. Dan Halstrom, president and CEO of […]

Ag Trade: Trump Signs Japan Deal – DTN Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019A large contingent of agricultural lobbyists joined President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday to sign a partial trade deal with Japan. The agreement will lower or eliminate […]

U.S. Ag is a Big Winner in Japan Trade Deal – DTN Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019Japan will lower or eliminate tariffs on roughly half of all U.S. agricultural and food exports to Japan, according to a deal signed Wednesday by President Donald Trump. This deal […]

USDA Chiefs Rally for US-Mexico-Canada Agreement – DTN Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019At least part of China’s trade team negotiating in Washington, D.C., this week will take some time to visit U.S. farms, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue confirmed Thursday. Perdue was asked […]

Livestock: New Rule to End Limits on Swine Inspection Line Speeds – DTN Sep 19, 2019

🕔Sep 19, 2019The Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service on Tuesday published a rule in the Federal Register that ends government limits on the speeds that swine go through inspection lines. […]

China’s Tariff Announcement Remains A Bit Murky, Pork-Wise – DTN Sep 16, 2019

🕔Sep 16, 2019While Friday’s announcement from China that it would suspend additional tariffs on U.S. pork is a good sign, China should remove the 60% punitive tariff it has placed on U.S. […]

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