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Brazilian Beef Exports At Record Levels

Brazilian beef exporters saw an 8% increase in 2020 to 2.02 million metric tons, according to Abrafrigo, the country's beef association. China was the largest importer of Brazilian beef.

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.

Mexican imported cattle
Imports of Feeder Cattle: Mexican Up, Canadian Down

Significantly higher volumes of Mexican imported feeder cattle were noted the last two weeks of May and throughout June which offset the lower volumes recorded through the first 4.5 months of the year.

Pictured left to right: Abigail Spindle, Stanley, N.M.; Tyler Allan, Schulenburg, Texas; Keayla Harr, Jeromesville, Ohio; and Taylor Belle Matheny, Mays Lick, Ky.
Hereford Juniors Compete at 2020 World Hereford Conference

Representing the United States at the 2020 World Hereford Conference in Queenstown, New Zealand, Team USA captured third place in the competition held March 7-13, 2020.

Hereford cattle produced for Silver Fern Farms
NZ Importer Courts ‘Upscale’ American Consumers

A New Zealand beef company launches an aggressive campaign designed to court American consumers. Touting the attributes many consumers say they desire, Silver Fern Farms provides a glimpse of your foreign competition.

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.

Brazilian fresh beef imports may resume
Brazil Says It Has U.S. Approval To Resume Beef Imports

The U.S. has reopened its market to fresh Brazilian beef exports effective immediately, according to Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias. NCBA opposes the resumption of trade.

Dean Edge, Rimbey, Alberta
Canadian Wins World Livestock Auctioneer Championship Qualifier

Dean Edge, Rimbey, Alta., was named Champion at the 2020 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) Midwestern Regional Qualifying Event in Yankton, S.D.