U.S. frozen pork inventories fell in April, when they typically rise, and beef inventories dropped more than normal as COVID-19 shut slaughterhouses and prompted grocers to limit customers' buying, USDA data show.
U.S. pork exports posted the third largest month on record in February while U.S. beef exports also recorded double-digit gains from a year ago, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF.
The nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization will be short $1.4 billion in resources over the next six months. COVID-19 related issues have led to a 30% increase to the baseline six-month operating costs.
One of the most high-profile events in farm country affected by coronavirus concerns is the Houston Livestock show and Rodeo. Some producers had to pack up and leave for home while others didn’t even make the trip.
Activist groups have resolved to spread more and more misinformation about meat’s role in a healthy, balanced diet, which may lead to some fitness enthusiasts wondering if going vegan is the way to reach their goals.