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ASF Could Slow Pork Consumption in China

Dan Pork

Since African swine fever (ASF) was first discovered in China in August 2018, officials have confirmed about 100 outbreaks of the disease. And while ASF does not pose a threat to human health, some wonder if transportation restrictions on hogs and pork products and heavy news coverage of the disease could cause a slowdown in China’s pork consumption? U.S. Meat Export …

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Solid Potential for U.S. Beef in Newly Opened Moroccan Market

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

USDA and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative recently announced that Morocco is open to imports of U.S. beef. And according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) representative in Africa, Morocco is one of these places that’s exciting when it comes to U.S. beef and U.S. beef variety meat. Joe Schuele has the story. Monty Brown, U.S. Meat Export Federation …

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Corn Producers See Value through Red Meat Exports

Dan Beef, Corn, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) recently received the results of an updated study aimed at quantifying the value delivered to U.S. corn producers through exports of red meat. Joe Schuele reports the original 2016 study, as well as the 2018 follow-up, were conducted by World Perspectives, Inc., a leading agricultural consulting firm. Dave Juday, senior analyst for World Perspectives, explains that …

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Record U.S. Beef Exports; Pork Exports Slightly Lower

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

U.S. beef exports remained on a record-shattering value pace in October, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). October pork exports trended seasonally higher compared to recent months, but were still below the results posted in October 2017. October beef exports totaled 117,800 metric tons, up 6 percent …

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Beef Exports Remain Solid; Pork Exports Still Facing Headwinds

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

U.S. beef exports remained very strong in September while pork exports continued to be impacted by retaliatory duties in China and Mexico, According to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Beef exports cooled from the record results posted in August, but were still significantly higher year-over-year. September beef exports totaled 110,100 metric tons, …

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EU Chef Team Learns about U.S. Beef

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Trade

A team of chefs from Poland, Finland, Germany, Romania, Italy, France, Holland, the Czech Republic and Bulgaria recently spent a week in Colorado learning about U.S. beef as part of a U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) program designed to make them advocates for U.S. beef back in their home countries. Ralph Loos has the story. EU Chef Team Learns about …