Record Volume for U.S. Pork Exports in March; Beef Exports Remain Strong

Dan Beef, Cattle, Export/Import, Industry News Release, Pork

U.S. pork and beef exports capped a strong first quarter with excellent March results that included a new record volume for pork, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Pork exports reached 227,955 metric tons (mt) in March, up 16 percent year-over-year and topping the previous monthly high set in November 2016. …

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Agri View: China and Beef Exports

Dan Agri View, Beef

  Everett Griner talks about beef exports to China possibly beginning soon in today’s Agri View.   Most people know that China is one of America’s best export customers. China buys a lot of farm goods. Cotton, corn, tree nuts just to name a few. But most people don’t know is China does not import U.S. beef. They have not …


U.S. Beef Faces Technical Barriers before Heading to China

Dan Beef, Export/Import

We’ve discussed this week the fact that talks this past weekend between President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping resulted in a deal in principal to allow U.S. beef into China for the first time since the U.S. outbreak of BSE back in 2003. Kent Bacus, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association director of international trade, discusses the process for regaining access …