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A Look at U.S. Pork and Beef Export Market Opportunities in 2021

When it comes to meat export markets, particularly pork, 2020 was a year to remember. Here's why 2021 holds promise for both U.S. pork and beef export opportunities.

China proposes standards on hormone residues in beef

China has drawn up food safety standards on residue limits of growth hormones in beef, a move seen as a further step towards opening up its market.

Donkey in Death Valley National Park
Chinese Demand Puts Global Donkeys In Peril

Donkey hides are a key ingredient in a traditional Chinese medicine, and skyrocketing demand has decimated the world's donkey population while threatening the spread of diseases.

China lifts its 23-year ban on British beef.
China To Lift Ban On British Beef

China will lift its 23-year ban on British beef, which comes as another Brexit deadline looms.

A feeder cattle auction in Northern Indiana.
Uncertainty is Impacting Cattle Prices

Cattle and beef markets have decreased from April highs with uncertainty in a variety of factors weighing on markets the past month. 

Markets Now: China Hype Creating Imbalance in Cattle Markets

Rabo AgriFinance says the live cattle and feeder cattle markets are out of balance right now; a sign that lower feeder cattle prices could be on the horizon.

The conversations surrounding China may be adding fuel to the feeder cattle market right now, momentum Rabo AgriFinance is concerned won't last.
Markets Now: China Hype Creating Imbalance in Cattle Markets

Rabo AgriFinance says the live cattle and feeder cattle markets are out of balance right now; a sign that lower feeder cattle prices could be on the horizon.

Japanese authorities are investigating an attempt to smuggle Wagyu semen and eggs from Japan to China.
China Thwarts Attempt To Smuggle Wagyu Semen From Japan

Japanese authorities are investigating an attempt to smuggle Wagyu semen and eggs from Japan to China.