Argentina's first shipment of beef to the U.S. since 2001 arrived March 1, 2019.
As a whole, today’s cattle reproduce very well.
The current growth benchmark for actual weaning weight is 554 pounds at 192 days of age, with an average daily gain of 2.5 pounds.
Argentina and Brazil are greeting news that they will soon be able to export fresh beef into the United States after a longtime ban.
The cattle industry is ready to set records for high prices this year and next.
Officials in Argentina say they are close to signing an agreement with the U.S. that would allow two-way trade of fresh beef for the first time in nearly two decades.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri carried through on a campaign pledge by eliminating export taxes on agricultural goods including beef, wheat and corn while cutting a tariff on soybeans by 5 percentage points.
The world's largest potential market for beef seems to be shrinking under the strain of the cornonavirus as the government locked down cities for weeks and enforced wide-scale quarantines.