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As China builds its domestic stocks of protein like pork, there are fears the country may view its supplies as ample in the second half of 2021. That could put more pressure on domestic demand to carry prices.
Cattle, Hog Prices Could Hinge on Domestic Demand in 2021

As China builds its domestic stocks of protein like pork, there are fears the country may view its supplies as ample in the second half of 2021. That could put more pressure on domestic demand to carry prices.

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Your Cattle, Data and the Grid

Paul Dykstra will present a free webinar, "Understanding grid marketing and carcass data," on January 21, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. CST.

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Vermeer Celebrates 50 Years Of The Large Round Baler

Vermeer Corporation is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the first big, round baler introduced to the American agricultural market by company founder Gary Vermeer.

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Impossible Foods Cuts Wholesale Prices By 15% for Second Time in One Year

Impossible Foods Inc, maker of the plant-based Impossible Burger, said it would cut prices for foodservice distributors in the United States by about 15% amid increasing demand for its burgers.

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Figure A. By preforming a dry run across the open scale, the animals learn the route, that there is a way out, and nothing bad will happen to them.
Scale Loading

These tips will make it not only easier on the cattle and handlers, but they will increase efficiency. Efficiency is important because scale loading delays cost by about $20 per minute in unnecessary shrink.

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NCBA’s Lane Discusses Relief Payments, Transition In D.C.

NCBA vice president of governmental affairs appeared on AgriTalk with Chip Flory to discuss COVID-19 relief packages and working with the new Biden administration.

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USMEF Audio: Heightened COVID-19-Related Measures Slow Product Movement into China

Despite guidance from international health organizations stating imported food shipments are an unlikely source of COVID-19 transmission, the Chinese government implemented sample testing procedures at ports of entry.

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USDA Announces Fifth Round in Farmers to Families Food Box Program

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the USDA will purchase an additional $1.5 billion worth of food for nationwide distribution through the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

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