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China Spins a Worldwide Web of Food From Mozambique to Missouri

05/22/2017

As China's government sets up farms in developing countries, the nation's food companies are scouring the world for premium products.

Complex World of Border Trade: Cattle Go North, Meat South

05/22/2017

Complex world of border trade: Cattle go north, meat south

Feedyard Frenzy: Profits Top $500 Per Head

05/22/2017

When U.S. Farm Report visited Hartley Feeders in 2015, the picture wasn't as green. Sterling Profit Tracker showed in October 2015, feedyards were losing an average of $500 per head. Today, it's a complete 180 degree difference with Sterling Profit Tracker showing for the week ending May 12th, feedyards saw $536 per head gains. With more attractive prices, feedyards are packed with lighter carcass weights.

Donations Grow for Wildfire Recovery

05/22/2017

By May 18, more than 600 donations had been made online or by mail totaling more than $350,000.

Get Ready for Hay Season and Bale Early

05/22/2017

Hay season is right around the corner. In fact, some would argue it is already here according to Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist, University of Missouri Extension.

U.S., China Accelerate Beef Talks; Deal Possible by Early June

05/20/2017

Much like Beijing's Forbidden City is off limits without the emperor's permission, U.S. beef hasn't had permission to enter China in 14 years. But trade relations with China appear to be changing.

Common Alfalfa Cutting Questions

05/20/2017

Producers should consider these common questions as the alfalfa cutting season starts.

What Is China's Global Food Objective?

05/19/2017

Chinese imports of agricultural commodities largely rest on the notion of food security.

Florida's Bone Dry and Burning While Rest of U.S. Is Soaking Wet

05/19/2017

Drought now may mean more hurricanes and tropical storms later.

Ohio Puts 28 Prison Farm Workers on Layoff Notice

05/19/2017

As Ohio phases out its state prison farms there are likely to be more than two dozen people laid off.

Why Trump's Combative Trade Stance Makes U.S. Farmers Nervous

05/19/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to redo the North American Free Trade Agreement, but NAFTA has widened access to Mexican and Canadian markets, boosting U.S. farm exports and benefiting many farmers. Many farmers worry that Trump’s policies will jeopardize their exports just as they face weaker crop and livestock prices.

U.S. Strikes Gentler Tone on NAFTA as Talks Countdown Begins

05/19/2017

Top trade negotiator suggests NAFTA has key parts to salvage.

Brazil's Batista Clan: A Short Guide to an Empire Built on Beef

05/19/2017

JBS’s founders are known for both big business and scandals.

U.S. Seeks to Shift Trade Tides as It Starts NAFTA Overhaul

05/19/2017

U.S. goal is to retain three-way deal, trade chief says.

Batista Brothers' Latest Deal Drags Brazil Into Fresh Crisis

05/18/2017

JBS owners Wesley and Joesley Batista said to have agreed to a plea bargain.

 

DroversTV: What Will it Take for U.S. Beef to Enter China?

05/18/2017

As the U.S. prepares to resume beef exports to China, there are several details remaining to be clarified.

Trump Officially Moves to Renegotiate NAFTA

05/18/2017

In a statement issued this morning, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer formally notified Congress specifics on how the Trump Administration intends to renegotiate NAFTA.

Trump Officially Moves to Renegotiate NAFTA

05/18/2017

In a statement issued this morning, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer formally notified Congress specifics on how the Trump Administration intends to renegotiate NAFTA.

Farmers Committed to Making the Food System Even Better

05/18/2017
Never before has what we eat been so safe, diverse, or abundant, thanks to hard-working farmers, ranchers, scientists, grocers, and everybody else in the food chain. Yet there are those who just can’t stop talking about what they’ve branded a “broken food system”.

Cattle Prices Jump Over The Moon

05/18/2017

Demand is leading the charge in livestock markets, says Naomi Blohm of Stewart-Peterson.

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