Beef, pork exports hit two-year highs

August beef exports have hit a two-year record.

According to the U.S. Meat Export Federation, export values for both beef and pork have reached their highest point in 2016.

Beef shipments in August jumped 27 percent form 2015, hitting the highest mark since Oct. 2014 while export value jumped 14 percent.

Pork exports rose 16 percent in August compared to 2015, and the value shot up 19 percent.

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