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Biden Says He Will Not Immediately Remove Phase 1 Trade Deal With China

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has said that he will not immediately act to remove the Phase 1 trade agreement, which President Donald Trump inked with China, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

1 day ago
Livestock Cargo Flight of 11-11-2020
Flying Pigs Make History at St. Louis Airport

The first shipment of breeding pigs to utilize the Livestock Export and Inspection Facility at St. Louis Lambert took off for Sao Paulo, Brazil on Nov. 11, making history as they left aboard a Boeing 747-400F.

2 weeks ago
More than 200 local meat and poultry processors in Iowa received grants made possible from $4 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding allocated by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds
Over 200 Iowa Small Meat and Poultry Processors Awarded CARES Act Funds

On Nov. 9, more than 200 local meat and poultry processors in Iowa were awarded Meat Processing and Expansion Grants from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

3 weeks ago
Pork Exports Remain on Record Pace, Beef Exports Trend Lower

Pork exports continue to maintain a record pace in 2020, increasing 10% year-over-year in September. Beef exports were fairly steady with last year in major Asian markets, but trended lower overall.

4 weeks ago
Agricultural producers and professionals focused on livestock risk management are invited to a free webinar on livestock markets, price risk and risk management options available through USDA.
USDA Co-Hosts Free Livestock Risk Management Webinar

Agricultural producers and professionals focused on livestock risk management are invited to a free webinar on livestock markets, price risk and risk management options available through USDA. 

4 weeks ago
Cattle and hogs find modest profits.
Profit Tracker: Modest Profits For Cattle And Hogs

Cattle and hog finishing margins are both positive for the fourth consecutive week despite the fact cash prices for cattle and hogs were slightly lower last week.

1 month ago
Cattle and hog feeding margins
Profit Tracker: Cattle And Hog Margins Positive

Average cattle and hog finishing margins are both positive for the third consecutive week, according to calculations in the Sterling Marketing Profit Tracker.

1 month ago
Muscle Cut Exports Strong in August; Variety Meats Trend Lower

August exports of U.S. pork and beef muscle cuts were above last year's strong volumes, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation.

1 month ago