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USMEF Works to Improve Access for U.S. Meat in Canada

03/23/2017

U.S. beef, pork and lamb exports enjoy duty-free access to Canada through NAFTA, and shipments usually encounter very few obstacles at the Canadian border.

Kan. Veterinarian Shows Aftermath of Southern Plains Fires on Cattle

03/23/2017

Thousands of cattle were lost to the southern Plains wildfires. Some were overcome by the flames and smoke trying to escape the blaze. Others had to be put down because of severe injuries.

American Agri-Women Members Support Wildfire Relief Efforts

03/23/2017

American Agri-Women members are heartbroken by the vast devastation from the recent wildfires in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado.

Gardiner Angus Ranch Loses 500 Cattle In Wildfire, Resilience Prevails

03/23/2017

The epicenter of the Kansas fire was in Clark County, where roughly 50 percent of the land was burned. It’s considered cattle country and is home to one of the most recognizable Angus breeders in the country, the Gardiner Ranch.

Kansas 4-H Group Takes In Bucket Calves After Wild Fires

03/22/2017

Ranchers and veterinarians will continue to determine the damage and clean up the mess for months to come after the wildfires that engulfed farms and ranches earlier this month. A young 4-H group in Meade County, Kan. is helping in their own unique way.

Brazil Meat Exports Plunged 99.9% This Week

03/22/2017

The so-called Weak Flesh probe launched Friday by Brazilian police into the alleged bribing of federal inspection agents to clear the sale and export adulterated meat has taken a toll on the world’s largest exporter of beef and chicken.

Brazil Meat Exports Plunged 99.9% This Week

03/22/2017

The so-called Weak Flesh probe launched Friday by Brazilian police into the alleged bribing of federal inspection agents to clear the sale and export adulterated meat has taken a toll on the world’s largest exporter of beef and chicken.

Frozen Beef Stranded at Sea as China Shuts Out Brazil's Meat

03/22/2017

Zhang Lian has 270 tons of frozen Brazilian beef on a ship steaming toward Shanghai that he may not be able to get through customs when the vessel arrives next month.

Internet Reacts to National Ag Day

03/22/2017

National Ag Day swept the web on March 21 and American farmers and ranchers took to social media to share their story.

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

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