Livestock

U.S. Pork Calls for Level Playing Field on Regulatory Issues

The National Pork Producers Council says pork producers now face a “regulatory land grab” by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Bearing the brunt of global trade retaliation, NPPC called on the Department of...

May Beef Exports Shatter Record While Pork Exports Go Lower

U.S. beef exports set a new value record in May, while also significantly increasing year-over-year in volume. That’s according to new data released by the USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation....

China Tariff On U.S. Pork Now Tops 60 Percent; American Pork Producers Face Financial...

U.S. pork producers now face punitive tariffs of 62 percent on exports to China, a market that represented 17 percent of total U.S. exports by value in 2017. China announced a new 25 percent tariff...

Quebec Says Canada Should Rethink Dairy Policy

The largest dairy-producing province in Canada says the country should reconsider its dairy policy to help ease tensions with the United States. The Premiere of Quebec says the perception is that the Class 7...

Kansas Announces Pilot Disease Traceability Program for Cattle

Kansas state government officials and leaders from the Kansas livestock industry announced a new program called the Cattle Trace Pilot Project. Cattle Trace is a unique public-private project that will develop and test a...

Grant Awarded for Studying Livestock Antimicrobials Impact

A $3.1 million grant will fund research studying the impacts of California’s new legislation limiting the use of antimicrobial drugs given to livestock raised in the state. Meat industry publication Meatingplace reports the grant...

Secretary Perdue Comments on Canada Dairy Issue

While traveling to Canada last week, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and his Canadian counterpart spoke in unison supporting trade. Perdue visited the farm of Canada’s Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay, Friday. Speaking with reporters after...

Dairy MPP Enrollment Deadline a Month Away

Enrollment for the new Dairy Margin Protection Program continues through the end of this month. Dairy producers who haven’t already have until June first to review the changes to the program and sign up....

Beef Was Center Stage at the 25th Annual NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo

Hundreds of consumers from the Northeast visited the 25th Annual NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo looking for more information on improving their overall health and well-being. Beef was center stage in that discussion, thanks...

Grazing Lands Focus of Upcoming National Conference

The National Grazing Lands Coalition (NatGLC) will host the 7th National Conference on Grazing Lands Dec. 2-5, 2018, at the Peppermill in Reno, Nev. Conference organizers expect more than 800 ranchers, professors, land managers,...

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