African swine fever (ASF) could be the biggest event in animal protein for years, as the devastating disease spreads beyond China’s borders.
USDA estimates there are 6 million feral swine in the U.S. in 2020, creating issues for traditional livestock production, natural resources and other species.
Agricultural markets will be impacted by world population growth, economic growth and the expanding middle class, African Swine Fever and the development of alternative proteins.
From Australian production to Japanese tariffs, maximizing U.S. meat exports relies on your awareness of market challenges.
"Economic and political order has become disorder," Dan Basse, president of AgResource told attendees at the recent Feeding Quality Forum during his keynote address.
The new year brings with it several changes in ongoing market dynamics, some new opportunities, and some new risks and continuing challenges for cattle and beef markets.
Cattle markets finding strong fundamental reasons to remain positive despite the threat of disruption from trade negotiations.