Momentum Continues for U.S. Pork Exports in February; Beef Exports Below Year-Ago

Sabrina Halvorson U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF)

U.S. pork exports remained strong in February, seeing double-digit increases over last year in both volume and value. But, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), beef exports were lower year-over-year despite improvement from the low totals posted in January. February pork exports totaled 219,729 metric tons (mt), up 11% from a …

U.S. Production of Most Meats Expected to Increase in 2020

Taylor Hillman Beef, Pork, Poultry

According to USDA’s latest outlook, most meat production is expected to increase this year. Stephanie Ho has the story. Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING NOW | USDA-Sponsored Farming Project Underway in the Southern PiedmontFebruary 1, 2024

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Agri View: BFTP-Selecting Meat in the Supermarket

Dan Agri View, Beef, Pork, Poultry, Sheep-Goats

What would you do if you selected meat or milk from a cloned animal in your supermarket? Everett Griner talks about the interesting results of a survey in today’s Agri View. BFTP-Selecting Meat in the Supermarket Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING NOW | USDA-Sponsored Farming Project Underway in the Southern …

Agri View: BFTP-Standing Around the Meat Counter

Dan Agri View, Beef, Pork, Poultry

In this Blast from the Past episode of Agri View with Everett Griner, Everett talks about what you hear, and why, standing around the meat counter in today’s Agri View. Everett brings out different key points about the food label. BFTP-Standing Around the Meat Counter Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING …

Meats Battle for Market Share

Dan Beef, Pork, Poultry

Production of all the major meats will likely increase next year, and according to a story from Gary Crawford, that could set up a fierce battle for market share. Meats Battle for Market Share Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING NOW | USDA-Sponsored Farming Project Underway in the Southern PiedmontFebruary 1, …

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USDA Food Safety Official: Consumer Reports Article not Accurate

Dan Beef, Pork, Poultry

A USDA food safety official says this week’s Consumer Reports article critical of USDA meat and poultry residue testing procedures is not accurate. Gary Crawford has the story. USDA Food Safety Official – Consumer Reports Article not Accurate-1 Carmen Rottenberg, Administrator of USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, in reaction to this week’s Consumer Reports article, says USDA does extensive …

If It’s Meat, It’s USDA’s Responsibility to Make Sure It’s Safe

Dan Beef, Pork, Poultry, Sheep-Goats

If a food product is labeled “meat,” Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says it is USDA’s responsibility to ensure its safety for consumers. Stephanie Ho has the story. If It’s Meat, Its USDA’s Responsibility Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING NOW | USDA-Sponsored Farming Project Underway in the Southern PiedmontFebruary 1, 2024

Consumer Demand for U.S. Meat Continues to Grow

Dan Beef

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent outlook for our nation’s meat sector indicates rising consumer demand continuing both in the United States and in global markets. Rod Bain reports. Consumer Demand for US Meat Continues To Grow Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING NOW | USDA-Sponsored Farming Project Underway in the …

Agroterrorism: American Food Supply a Growing Concern In DC

Dan Beef, Field Crops, Industry News Release, Vegetables

What’s being done to keep the American food supply safe and allow farmers to continue to produce the food and fiber the nation needs? That was one of several topics discussed during a Senate hearing Wednesday. General Richard Myers, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for President George W. Bush, was asked what currently keeps him up at …

Higher Supplies Keeping Consumer Meat Prices Lower

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

Higher supplies of meat will continue to pressure consumer prices lower, according to a forecast by the Department of Agriculture. The USDA Economic Research Service Food Price Outlook predicts beef and veal prices to decrease one to two percent in 2017 but increase the same amount in 2018. That’s because, in August, the U.S. cattle herd was at its highest …