Paraguay Fresh Beef Importation Rule Goes into Effect

Will Jordan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Livestock, Livestock News, Marketing, Trade, USDA-APHIS

by Will Jordan USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) final rule on the “Importation of Fresh Beef From Paraguay” goes into effect this week, on Nov. 14, 2023. Published in the Federal Register last month, the rule has drawn many questions from producers. According to the APHIS’s rule, they expect fresh beef imported from Paraguay to be between …

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Secretary Perdue Announces Creation of Undersecretary for Trade

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Reorganization of USDA Elevates Rural Development as Department Priority U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the creation of an undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), a recognition of the ever-increasing importance of international trade to American agriculture.  Perdue made the announcement standing by barges filled with agricultural products along the banks …