dairy producers

USDA Says Meat and Animal Product Exports up in 2018

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry, Sheep-Goats

All major U.S. animal protein sources experienced growth in exports in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017. The Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service said this week that trade data for the first half of the year indicate year-over-year growth for U.S. exports of all major meats as well as dairy and eggs. Dairy …

veal calves

Veal Calves Myths Busted

Dan Cattle

Many people may not realize that milk-fed veal calves are raised significantly different today. Back in 2007, the American Veal Association (AVA) set a goal to completely move to group housing over a ten-year period and since then, AVA members have researched the best facilities to provide optimal care and the financial resources to make it happen by the end …