Mexico is redoubling its efforts to reach a NAFTA agreement with the U.S. and Canada by the end of August to take heat off incoming President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, allowing him to focus on his domestic agenda.
U.S. beef exports set a new value record in May while also increasing significantly year-over-year in volume, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
Ireland will become the first European Union country to gain access to China’s fast-growing beef market after its agriculture minister said on Monday that Beijing had approved imports from three Irish processors.
Sonny Perdue, as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, may be the most aggressive enforcer of President Donald Trump’s pro-business and deregulatory agenda that the fewest Americans, outside agriculture, have ever heard of.
A foot-and-mouth-disease outbreak may be impossible to control in the U.S. without the rapid availability of adequate supplies of vaccine, said James Roth of Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.