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Beef Exports Spike, Pork Sets Record

November U.S. beef exports jumped 6% higher, the largest since July 2019. Meanwhile, U.S. pork exports January-November set new annual records for both volume and value.

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How is the Pandemic Affecting Agriculture’s Workforce?

Confidence about the future of the workplace has declined less than one might expect, says a report from ADP Research Institute. Positivity persists despite the pandemic. But how is COVID-19 affecting the ag workforce?

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Western States Unite to Keep Feral Pigs from Crossing U.S.-Canada Border

Invasive species councils in Montana and Washington are serious about preventing Canadian feral pigs from crossing into the western United States. 

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The Decade Ahead: Societal Trends Will Leave Their Mark On Agriculture

The past decade has been weird and wacky to say the least. It makes you wonder what’s in store for the next 10 years. Here are some possible hints.

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Partnership To Boost E-commerce Beef Sales

The digital shopping platform Chicory and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) are partnering to raise the profile of beef and accelerate e-commerce growth of beef products.

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Membership model announced
U.S. CattleTrace Releases Membership Model

U.S. CattleTrace, a not-for-profit that securely maintains and manages data collected as part of disease traceability, announced the release of its model for membership.

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Smithfield Foods Prepares for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to U.S. Employees

Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork processor, said on Wednesday it has medical capabilities at U.S. facilities and is actively preparing for COVID-19 vaccine distribution to employees.

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Sausage King Jimmy Dean Adds Plant-Based Breakfast Patties

Tyson Foods Inc. is adding breakfast sandwiches with soy-protein patties to its iconic Jimmy Dean sausage line.  

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