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Strong Finish to First Half for U.S. Pork, Beef Exports

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

(NAFB) — U.S. pork and beef exports were above year-ago levels in both volume and value in June, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Led by a rebound in Mexico and China, pork export value was the highest in 14 months. June pork exports posted double-digit gains in both volume and value, reaching 212,800 metric tons, valued at $569.2 …

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Corn Growers Support Cattlemen’s Education

Dan Cattle, Corn, Education

A partnership between the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) was developed to provide resources to NCBA state and breed affiliates through a grant, allowing them to extend outstanding educational experiences locally. The mission of the new Cattlemen’s Education Series (CES) is to provide cutting-edge information to beef producers that contributes to increased knowledge, profitability and sustainability. With …

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Pork and Beef Exports Rebound in May

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Pork

(NAFB) — May exports of U.S. pork and beef were steady with last year’s strong volumes and increased year-over-year in value. The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) says pork exports totaled 218,000 metric tons in May, steady with last year’s pace, while value increased one percent to $567 million, the highest monthly value total since April 2018. For January through …

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Avoiding Mexican Tariffs a Major Relief to U.S. Meat Industry

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Livestock, Trade

The White House recently announced a plan to impose tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico unless more steps were taken to curb illegal migration at the U.S.-Mexico border. But on June 7, President Trump announced that Mexico had pledged to enhance its efforts to address border security issues, and the proposed tariffs were not imposed. As U.S. Meat Export …

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USMEF on Issues with U.S. Red Meat in China

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Trade

It was recently noted that next month President Trump is scheduled to meet with the Chinese President, as many in agriculture are concerned with the trade war between the two countries. Last week, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) held their Spring Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. During the event, USMEF President and CEO, Dan Halstrom, talked about how the U.S. red meat industry …