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 […]

Farming: Young, Black and Getting His ‘Ducks in a Row’ – DTN Aug 26, 2020

🕔Aug 26, 2020
Like a lot of children growing up in a small Nebraska town, Zemua Baptista remembers playing with tractors in the living room as a boy — “carpet farming,” as he […]

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 […]

Boston Market Claims Price Fixing By Biggest Names In Poultry — DTN Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
Boston Market Corp. has filed a federal lawsuit against a group of poultry companies, alleging the companies conspired to manipulate the price of broilers from 2008 to 2017, costing Boston […]

Ag Groups Call for More CFAP Aid – DTN Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Farm groups and various officials continue to press USDA to broaden the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) as they highlight agricultural products left out of the program. USDA announced on […]

Coronavirus: No Quick Fix for Pork Industry – DTN Apr 30, 2020

🕔Apr 30, 2020
The executive order signed Tuesday by President Donald Trump is expected to provide more federal resources to ensure packing plants have safety measures in place for their workers to continue […]

Food Supply Chain is Breaking; Euthanize Animals Possible – DTN Apr 28, 2020

🕔Apr 28, 2020
The food supply chain is breaking, the chairman of Tyson Foods warned over the weekend amid an increasing clamor for a rapid federal response to restore operations to the country’s […]

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 […]

Between Produce And Poultry, Savannah’s Port Thrives – DTN Mar 3, 2020

🕔Mar 3, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue took time after a speech at the National Farmers Union annual meeting here on Monday to better understand the volume of growth in new produce imports […]

USDA Trade, Commodity Outlook – Report Highlights Feb 24, 2020

🕔Feb 24, 2020
Following this month’s release of the USDA’s Long-Term Projections, on Thursday, the Department released its quarterly Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.  This update provided an overview of agricultural trade based on the […]

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