Latest News From Meat

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
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Texas Tech Claims 15th Intercollegiate Meat Judging Championship

The abbreviated judging season concluded Sunday at the High Plains Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest in Hereford, which served as the 2020 national championship meet.

4 weeks ago
CAB Insider: Select Carcass Value Pressure

The fed cattle price recovery that has been painstakingly built since early September has eroded in an extraordinary decline over the past two weeks. 

1 month ago
John Nalivka
Nalivka: Moving Ahead With a Futures Contract for the Beef Cutout

Long term financial success for the beef industry will require fostering market approaches that are consistent with the future direction of the industry, says John Nalivka who supports a CME Beef Cutout contract.

1 month ago
Industry Groups Call for Mandatory Labeling of Cell-Based and Cultured Meat Products

The North American Meat Institute and the Alliance for Meat, Poultry and Seafood Innovation call on the USDA for mandatory labeling and input on what the labeling should look like.

1 month ago
USDA to Host Free Webinars on CME Specifications, Carcass Grading and Certification

The series of four webinars will feature guest speakers from three regional USDA Cattle and Carcass Training Centers, the CME group and the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service.

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
No Rules!

“Rules? In a knife fight?” Harvey Logan, in a scene from “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” was incredulous at the suggestion.

2 months ago