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Ohio Farmers Sending Help to Kansas Ranches Hit by Wildfires

03/22/2017

Ohio farmers are sending hay, fencing materials and other supplies to Kansas to help ranches that were devastated by wildfires this month.

US Group Seeks Better Access to China's Farm Goods Market

03/22/2017

An American business group appealed to China on Tuesday to ease import restrictions on agricultural goods including genetically modified seeds and other biotechnology, highlighting complaints Beijing blocks market access despite its vocal support for free trade.

Brazil's President: Meat Scandal is 'Economic Embarrassment'

03/21/2017

President Michel Temer called Brazil's scandal over the sale of expired meat an embarrassment Tuesday as more countries suspended some meat imports from the South American nation.

Brazil's President: Meat Scandal is 'Economic Embarrassment'

03/21/2017

President Michel Temer called Brazil's scandal over the sale of expired meat an embarrassment Tuesday as more countries suspended some meat imports from the South American nation.

EU, Japan Forge Ahead in Trade Talks as Trump Gives Impetus

03/21/2017

Both sides urge open markets amid U.S. protectionist tilt.

 

Trump's Trade Pick to Pursue Stronger Relationship With Taiwan

03/21/2017

Trade negotiations with Taiwan would benefit beef and pork producers.

State Program Looks to Conserve Texas Ranch and Farmland

03/21/2017

The Texas Farms and Ranch Lands Conservation Program, created by the legislature in 2005, was meant to play a vital role in protecting agricultural lands, which are disappearing as a result of the recent population boom. A 2014 Texas A&M study found that the state was losing farm and ranch land at a faster rate than anywhere else in the country.

Brazil Beef Halt in EU, China After Allegations of Rotten Meat

03/21/2017

The Brazilian ag sector is trying to minimize damage both at home and in export markets after allegations of corruption are raised against meat inspectors and accusations of allowing rotten meat into the marketplace.

More Extreme Weather Coming After Record 2016 Heat, WMO Says

03/21/2017

More Extreme Weather Coming After Record 2016 Heat, WMO Says

Meat Giants Rush to Reassure Brazilians Amid Latest Scandal

03/21/2017

JBS and BRF launch massive media campaigns to stave off impact.

 

China's Trading Partners Alarmed by Food Import Controls

03/21/2017

China's trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports — including such low-risk items as wine and chocolate — that Washington and Europe say could disrupt billions of dollars in commerce.

Global Meat Buyers Restrict Brazil Supplies as Scandal Deepens

03/20/2017

Major importers have imposed restrictions on Brazilian meat. 

Analyst: Cattle Market Could Soon See "Fireworks"

03/20/2017

The cattle market has been pretty interesting as of late. Elaine Kub, author of “Mastering the Grain Markets” discusses the fundamentals behind the recent strengthening of the cattle market.

3 Types of Wildfire Cattle: Healthy, Dead, or Need to Be Euthanized

03/20/2017

Veterinarians and livestock producers are assessing more than antibiotic use in southwest Kansas where a blaze swept through the high plains earlier this month.

3 Types of Wildfire Cattle: Healthy, Dead, or Need to Be Euthanized

03/20/2017

Veterinarians and livestock producers are assessing more than antibiotic use in southwest Kansas where a blaze swept through the high plains earlier this month.

East Idaho Man Dies in Farm Equipment Accident

03/20/2017

A farmer in Idaho has died after becoming entangled in a mixer wagon.

Gov't: Gaps in Oversight of Antibiotic Use on Livestock After VFD

03/20/2017

New rules for the use of antibiotics in livestock started in Jan. 2017 with the implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), a new, stricter federal regulation. 

Brazil Moves to Calm Beef Crisis, Temer Heads to Steakhouse

03/20/2017

EU seeking information from Brazil and may schedule meeting. While President Temer calls emergency meeting in Brasilia for diplomats.

 

Global Trade of U.S. Meat

03/17/2017

The increased role of trade in the last decade for beef, pork and poultry highlights the importance of trade to all the meat markets. 

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