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USMEF Reports on Beef Exports at Cattle Industry Convention

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports

Last week during the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, the Beef Checkoff Program Export Growth Committee got a report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) concerning 2017 beef exports. Joe Schuele has the story. USMEF Reports on Beef Exports at Cattle Industry Convention And our coverage of the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention is brought to you by …

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U.S. Meat Export Federation Expanding Efforts to Move More Products

Dan Industry News Release, Livestock, Sheep-Goats

There’s a lot of red meat available for consumption. The U.S. Meat Export Federation is looking at a busy year trying to get that meat out into different markets. Dennis Stiffler is the new Chair of the U.S. Meat Export Federation, and he says the American trade agenda is a little bit uncertain right now. While USMEF doesn’t deal with …

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Highlights from August Red Meat Export Results

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports

According to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), U.S. beef exports posted another outstanding performance in August, remaining well above last year’s pace. Joe Schuele has the story.   Another Strong Month for U.S. Beef Exports; Pork Exports Slightly Lower Year-over-Year U.S. beef exports posted another outstanding performance in August, remaining well above …

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Labor Contract Extension Important Development for Red Meat Exports

Dan Exports/Imports, Labor and Immigration

Last Friday, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) announced its members have approved a three-year labor contract extension covering longshoremen at 29 U.S. West Coast ports. According to a story from Joe Schuele with the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), this is an important development for red meat exports.

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Beef and Pork Exports Moderate in April, Remain Above Year-ago Levels

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

U.S. red meat exports last month slowed moderately from the pace established in March, but were still significantly higher year-over-year, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Beef exports reached 99,000 metric tons in April, up 13 percent from a year ago, valued at $550.4 million. For January through April, beef exports were up 14 percent in volume and 18 …