In his State of the Rural Economy testimony before Congress this week, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue said USDA is working to develop a voluntary label for beef products that will conform to WTO regulations.
The U.S. Cattlemen's Association calls for "accurate meat labels" and noted they have asked FSIS to use certain labeling claims to be used exclusively for cattle "born, raised and slaughtered" in the U.S.
Argentina's new government has informally lifted restrictions on beef exports imposed by the previous government in a bid to ensure reasonable prices at home, the secretary for agriculture, livestock and fisheries told
The major Cattle Inventory report was supposed to be released this week but is delayed.
NASS announcing this week when reports will drop. Both Cattle on Feed and Cattle Inventory will be released February.
The fed cattle market has brought to fruition the results many suppliers have been bracing for. The slippery slope from record cutout values has developed into a further weakening of fed cattle prices.
Cow-calf production occurs across most of the U.S. in a wide variety of production environments. I had a very enjoyable opportunity to visit several ranches in southern Florida last week and learn more about the challe