However, has there been any progress on other trade deals? With the markets swinging up and down during Monday's trading session, what is happening?
AgDay and U.S. Farm Report reporter Betsy Jibben has the story.
The latest monthly trade data has been tabulated – for August – and U.S. beef trade continued its impressive performance with monthly exports up 9 percent and year-to-date export totals up 14.2% year over year.
It is no secret that beef slaughter weights have increased significantly in recent years - about 200 pounds on average since 1996 in fact. Several factors have influenced that trend, but mostly, cattle feeders hav